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David Minton's blog
It is often said there is no free lunch, though if you are lucky, you may get one, if you can order it from Amazon.com with a $10.00 Amazon.com gift card from Designhammer. Why the prize you may ask? We are testing out PunchTab, an online service billed as the world's first instant loyalty platform. One component of which is online contest management.
DesignHammer's David Minton will be participating in United Way of the Greater Triangle's CEO Sleepout, on September 6–7, to draw attention to those who live in poverty in our community.
Today marks the sixty-eighth anniversary of Operation Overlord, the code name for the Allied invasion of Normandy, on June sixth, 1944. The D-Day invasion was successful, and likely shortened the war. Through three notes written on the eve of the invasion, step into the shoes of General Eisenhower, Supreme Commander Allied Expeditionary Force.
I had the pleasure of presenting at the January meeting of the NCTech4Good Meetup held at the offices of United Way of the Greater Triangle in Morrisville, NC. The talk covered similarities between Usability, Accessibility, and SEO, a topic I first addressed here in 2009. Since my initial blog post, I assembled a talk, which I have presented at multiple venues, inclusing BarCampRDU, Internet Summit in Raleigh, as well as Wake Technical Community College.
Notable websites including Wired and Wikipedia marked Wednesday as a day of protest against two pieces of proposed legislation currently being considered by the United States Congress. If enacted, these bills, “Stop Online Piracy Act” and “Preventing Real Online Threats to Economic Creativity and Theft of Intellectual Property Act of 2011” would force major changes in how website owners managed their online properties and most likely resulting in limits on free speech.
Starting tomorrow, members of the adult Sponsored Community who are verifiable trademark holders can apply for domains in the latest Top-Level Domain (TLD) .XXX. Back in March, 2011, The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN), the group that manages top-level domains (e.g. .com, .org and .net) approved the new .XXX TLD.
In July, Twitter announced its latest feature: t.co link shortening. The new service not only checks links for potential malicious sites, but also allows website owners to track incoming links from Twitter.
At DesignHammer, we are constantly looking for ways to improve our processes. One of our goals for 2011 is to improve our business in regard to sustainability. While traditionally thought of in terms of environmental impact, sustainability now covers additional areas of business, including how companies treat employees, as well as profitability. To help us achieve our goal, we enrolled in the Green Plus program. Learn how we are attempting to put theory into practice.
How is Search Engine Optimization like attempting to outrun a rampaging bear? Take a deep breath, relax, and focus on the big picture, not the huge bear looming over you…