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2014
10/Mar

My Mom Does Not Want to go on Safari

March 10, 2014

by Julie Avellino, Dir of Strategy @KnockMedia

My mom, Margie, is almost 63. She is a photographer and works at a gift shop. She’s like most baby-boomers in a lot of ways. Except my mother does not want to go on a safari. I never knew this, until recently, when my sister gave my mom an iphone for Christmas so that my mom can take pictures on the fly.

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2014
03/Mar

Content Determines If Users Scroll or Click

March 3, 2014

by Julie Avellino, Director of Strategy @KnockMedia

I like to read Forbes, I find the articles interesting and quite frankly easy reads. I read it 100% online. When I checked it out today to read about the latest list of billionaires and see how many years I had left to amass my fortune and still be included on the Young Billionaires list I was greeted with this:

Without hesitation I began to scroll down.   

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2014
12/Feb

Fun with Browser Extensions

February 12, 2014

by Matt Duplinsky, Lead Front-End Developer, @KnockMedia

In today’s world every time you want a quick answer to a question, shop for something you need, or dig up some dirt on your favorite celebrities you turn to the world-wide-web. With the Internet constantly growing and expanding it becomes increasingly more difficult to enjoy your web browsing experience.

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2014
11/Jan

Tips for getting started with your new mobile device

January 11, 2014

If you are one of the lucky many to have received a new tablet or smartphone over the holidays, congratulations! You’ll want to rip open the box and start playing right away. But before you do something potentially distracting like downloading Dots, here are some starter tips to make the most of your new device,

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2013
30/Aug

Mobile app marketing trends, expect the unexpected

August 30, 2013

With worldwide market potential, smartphones in commercial settings are booming like never before. When one out of every two U.S. adults has Internet access in their pockets, it’s crucial for companies to catch onto mobile app marketing trends to tap into the wireless consumer base. But between apps, ads, and E-wallet transactions, where should a company start?

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2013
12/Mar

What is “Vine” from Twitter?

March 12, 2013

In January, Twitter unveiled a new mobile service called Vine, which allows users to create and share looping videos. “Like Tweets, the brevity of videos on Vine (6 seconds or less) inspires creativity,” the company said in an official blog post. “Now that you can easily capture motion and sound, we look forward to seeing what you create.”

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2013
06/Feb

Mobile devices will outnumber people by end of year

February 6, 2013

By the end of 2013, there will be more mobile devices on Earth than people, a new report suggests. According to Cisco’s Visual Networking Index Global Mobile Data Traffic Forecast Update, consumers’ mobile appetite has grown a lot in the past year, and it shows no signs of slowing.

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2013
31/Jan

Facebook mobile users surpass desktop users for first time

January 31, 2013

For the first time, the number of active daily visitors checking Facebook on mobile devices is higher than the number of people checking the social network on the Web. Overall, the company says there are 1.06 billion active Facebook users in the world. Of those, 618 million of them are visiting daily and 157 million are doing it from mobile devices.

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2013
04/Jan

Web Design Trends You’ll See in 2013

January 4, 2013

As we roll into 2013, our world of web design and development is changing more rapidly than ever before. For web creators everywhere, living and working on the bleeding edge of design innovation is as exciting as ever.

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2012
26/Dec

Custom WordPress Mobile Websites

December 26, 2012

There is no doubt that WordPress is a popular solution that many of you are using to manage your blogs and websites.  I’m using it right now as I write this post in fact.  What many are unaware of is that with the latest “responsive” movement you can build custom WordPress mobile websites, so you can manage one site in one spot.

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