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  • Coming Soon Page - Great Website Design First Steps
    The Coming Soon Page - Great Website Design
    After you register a new website domain for your business, your next step should be to get a coming soon page up and running. A coming soon page is a mini website (usually one page) that serves as a placeholder for your new URL. The job of the coming...
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  • Restaurant Social Media Best Practices | Zingarella - Southington, CT
    Restaurant Social Media Best Practices (Hint: Encourage Photography)
    Today’s restaurant goers are connected. They want to share their experiences with their friends on social media and a big part of that experience includes the food they eat at your restaurant. Your best bet? Embrace the new social aspect of dining out and understand that folks are going...
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  • Call To Action for CT Web Design
    Common Mistakes in CT Web Design
    The Importance of Clear Calls-to-Action on Your Website One of the first things we tell any new CT web design client is the importance of a clear call-to-action (CTA) on their business website. According to research released by Google, most first-time visitors to a website will stay on a landing page...
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  • Super Bowl & Valentine’s Day are Excellent Marketing Opportunities for CT Restaurants
    While football fans across the country are picking sides and prepping for the big game, savvy Connecticut restaurant owners and managers should take note and make a few tactical preparations in their marketing and planning too. Pizza restaurants should pay close attention - Super Bowl game day is the busiest...
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  • I Joined a 52-Week Photography Challenge
    When it comes to photography, food photography has always been my favorite. It’s my comfort zone -  restaurant photography in CT is what I do best. But we’re already two weeks into the new year and it’s the perfect time to embrace new and exciting challenges - to push...
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  • Phone
    Why Your Website NEEDS Your Business Phone Number Prominently Featured
    In the age of electronic communication, do phone numbers still have any value when it comes to your business’s web design in CT (or any state for that matter)? If you’re hoping to convert page visitors into customers, they certainly do! Featuring the easiest and quickest way for your customers to...
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  • Timehop Alternatives: The Death of Timehop?
    Up until a few years ago, I found myself taking less pictures for fun (this is not a good thing for someone who takes photos for a living). I think it was probably due to just how easy it was to take quality photos on my iPhone. If you...
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  • RI Rehab East Greenwich Grand Opening Ad
    Incorporating Familiar Design Components
    I was working on a Grand Opening ad for our client RI Rehab today and had an inspiration to incorporate the logo into the Grand Opening text at the top of the ad. Whenever you can incorporate familiar design elements into something new it's always a win. The consumer...
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  • Google Likes It Fast
    Google Likes It Fast
    One of the many factors that plays into search engine optimization (SEO) is how quickly your website loads. Basically, Google hates old clunky websites that take forever to open. Over the last few years Google has been pushing their algorithm to be more and more human in it's preferences....
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  • Welcome to Google Engage for Agencies
    SkyeLine Studio is now a member of Google Engage for Agencies. We're very excited to work with Google directly to help our clients grow their businesses via paid search with Google Adwords. Heather is our client support contact and she's been great so far. My only complaint is that...
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  • 'View video' Button in Gmail / Google Apps
    I find it so interesting that the big companies I rely upon for much of my entertainment and workflow constantly release software improvements without any direct announcement at all. It's become more of a constant trickle of improvements lately. Maybe Google and Facebook have found that a lot of...
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  • What Facebook Graph Search Is Missing
    My invite request to Facebook Graph Search was accepted this week. It came with no fanfare at all... I just noticed a different looking search bar and that was it. So far most of the interesting searches I've tried brought me to a Facebook web browser powered by Bing......
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