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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

So You Think You Design – Your Own Website

Published On: Oct 21, 2013 3:24 pm

Unlike the TV show- So You Think You Can Dance– designing an effective website will probably not lead you to a grand prize at the end; but it is sure to put a negative imprint on your brand and its image if it is not properly and professionally designed. Developing a website might look like… read more

Hummingbird – Google rewrites its algorithm

Published On: Oct 1, 2013 11:36 am

Late in Sept. 2013 Google announced they had rewritten their entire algorithm and launched the change approximately 30 days prior. Unlike the prior Panda and Penguin updates, this was not a simple (or complex) algorithm update, it was a much larger full rewrite of the entire algorithm. After 15 years of providing search results, Hummingbird… read more

5 Point Checklist for Responsive Web Design

Published On: Sep 23, 2013 5:43 pm

Responsive web design is a growing trend within the industry because it simplifies things by offering one solution, rather than many. Responsive design is likely to grow more popular as more users switch to using smartphones and tablets, and web designers will choose to focus solely on one design and not have to worry if… read more