Amazing so far! And it’s still advancing…

Josh McCullochAlerts, Blog Tips, Internet Safety, Shameless Self Promotion, Website Tips, Website Tools, Website Traffic, Website Trends0 Comments

As Comstar celebrates 20 years in business, I couldn’t help but to think how far technology has come in such a short amount of time. As I started my day at the office, I sat down, grabbed my coffee and reflected my first encounter with technology. Like many kids growing up in the early 1990’s, I was remembering the good … Read More

Where Does Social Media Fit Into Business?

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When you think about using social media to move your business forward, think about building relationships – they way more and more people are today, with an electronic connection. Understand who your customer is… It’s important to keep your business identity strengths and share your brand with those who follow you on social media. Many companies will take away focus … Read More

Using the Power of Natural Language in Calls-to-Action

Josh McCullochShameless Self Promotion, Website Conversion, Website Tips, Website Tools, Website Traffic, Website Trends0 Comments

Human language is probably the most challenging aspect for we humans. We have cultivated our own speech into our own way of communicating in our own area of the world: Spanish, French, English, Portuguese etc.  You who are in website development, sales and computer programmers understand the power of language and how it can affect you personally and your business. … Read More

The Dislike Button: Social Nightmare or Marketing Dream

Josh McCullochWebsite Conversion, Website Traffic, Website Trends1 Comment

  The Facebook ‘dislike’ button has been a long time request by many fans of social media. Some think that the dislike button will be toxic to our relationships. Others fear it will be abused, leading to to bullying and fostering of further negativity. “It seems that we have been become so fragile that any sign of negativity — even … Read More

An Internal Affair – Your Own Intranet?

Bob HoldemanWebsite Tips, Website Tools, Website Trends1 Comment

Whether your organization is large, small or in between, you can probably benefit from a secure company intranet for sharing information on an ongoing basis among management, employees, representatives, etc.  One of the big advantages of a properly configured intranet is that authorized users can get what they need from anywhere at anytime, with just an internet connection (or even … Read More

Preparing for Your Website Upgrade

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So, it’s time to upgrade your website software.  What’s next? Start by opening your favorite browser and go through your website, page-by-page, making good notes about anything that may not be displaying or working correctly.  You may find that the site’s graphics won’t look right or some elements of your content may overlap one another.  Test all the functional elements … Read More

Where to Start When Creating a Member Dashboard

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Once you understand the potential for your company or organization in taking your website to the next level, building a community of users via a Member Dashboard, what’s next?  What’s your plan of action? There are three main areas your plan should cover: Technical/Platform Content/Data Access/Flow #1 – Technical/Platform: Determine the eventual size and scope of your dashboard so that … Read More