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5 Ways to Turn Negative Reviews to Positive Responses

Published On: Oct 10, 2015 3:04 pm

Social media has created a great opportunity to exchange information, share experiences, and even build awareness. For businesses, social media has become a valuable tool for developing brands and promoting products and services. In our previous post we mentioned how consumer reviews are one of the most powerful resources on the internet. They are so… read more

The End of Free Content on YouTube

Published On: Oct 3, 2015 1:55 pm

YouTube began rolling out its pilot program for paid subscription channels in 2013 and is set to implement the full plan in the next few months. This doesn’t mean that viewers will be forced to subscribe to watch videos, but they will have to be subject to either more Ads or pay to subscribe. YouTube’s… read more

Marketing to Three Generations of Consumers

Published On: Sep 24, 2015 7:44 pm

The number of consumers who shop online is expected to exceed 200 million this year. Now more than any other time, businesses have an opportunity to reach three generations of consumers. The challenge for marketing and design professionals is how to get their attention. In this post we’ll discuss what you need to know to… read more

Is Your Business Ready for the Digital Currency Revolution?

Published On: Sep 19, 2015 12:19 am

Six years ago a mysterious new method for online transactions emerged on the internet. Presumably created in response to the economic crisis that shook the global economy in 2008, Bitcoin provided a system for people to buy goods and services directly from each other without relying on the banks to facilitate the process. As the… read more

Doing Business Online in Cuba’s Emerging Market

Published On: Aug 31, 2015 1:47 pm

There are 12 Wi-Fi hotspots in Havana Cuba and 35 throughout the country. Exposed to a flood of information, products, and services that were previously out of reach, Cuban citizens make up a target market that has yet to be explored by American interests. This is a new frontier that marketing specialists and web developers… read more

Video Exclusive: The Next Decade of the Digital Age

Published On: Aug 19, 2015 5:48 pm

Our own South Florida Web Studio’s Steven Alig sat down with Alessandra Lippel from Limão ou Limonada to discuss a variety of topics from the future of the internet to doing business in the U.S. Below is a recap of the topics from the interview and an expanded view of what we should expect to… read more

Miami WordCamp 2015 Beginner Course – Plugin discussion

Published On: May 3, 2015 12:02 am

WordCamp Miami 2015 is kicking off with an early Beginner Workshop which happened today at Nova University in Davie, FL. The all day beginner workshop focuses on getting started with WordPress. My presentation this year was all about plugins. WordCamp Miami 2015 beginner course plugins from South Florida Web Studio Topics included: Plugins add functionality… read more

Web Design Success – WordPress Miami Meetup Presentation

Published On: Oct 8, 2014 9:44 am

Web Design Success – It’s More Than Just Images Presentation given to the South Florida WordPress meetup group on October 2, 2014. Web design success word press meetup oct 2014 from Steven Alig Google Docs templates for Sitemaps and Wireframes are available here: Web design may seem glamorous and creative, which it is, but… read more

What You Should Know about SEO Content Marketing

Published On: Dec 5, 2013 4:52 pm

SEO content marketing is an important element for those who choose to do business online. When you are creating the content you will use to promote your website, you need to understand a few things about how to best use content marketing. Without a proper understanding of how SEO and content marketing work together, you… read more

Using Blog Posts for Content Marketing

Published On: Nov 19, 2013 1:34 pm

If you already have an Internet connection, then blogging costs you nothing extra for content marketing. You can use it to attract a whole new audience if you post entries on other people’s websites. In addition, if you post on your website, you can keep your products and services in front of your current customers…. read more

Plan Ahead: Keep Web Viewers HAPPY By Recognizing Potential Situations BEFORE Developing Your Website

Published On: Oct 24, 2013 2:45 pm

“Six days into the launch of insurance marketplaces created by the new health-care law, the federal government acknowledged for the first time Sunday it needed to fix design and software problems that have kept customers from applying online for coverage.” –The Wall Street Journal Recognizing potential situations before developing a website allows you to make… read more