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Happy Small Business Week – Succeed and Save with Compass!

In blog, Compass, Email Marketing, Featured News, Instagram, LinkedIn, marketing, news releases, pr, public relations, public relations southwest florida, Reputation Management, SEO, social media, strategy, twitter, web design, Website Analytics, Website Development by getpushing

We’re excited to celebrate this year’s Small Business Week, and Small Business Month, by giving small businesses, startups, and nonprofit organizations a marketing boost where it’s needed most! We’re a small business too, so we know how important it is to spread the word about the awesomeness of your organization. So how does a business or organization flourish without stellar …

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5 ways to make a website more “independent” for Independence Day

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By: Kate Walter, MA, APR and Jessica McAfee On July 4, 1776, America adopted the final draft of the Declaration of Independence and the American Colonies declared their independence from Great Britain. Even during the onslaught of the Revolutionary War, the 13 Colonies took a stand and were ready to be out on their own. In a way, businesses have …

Should I Budget for a Website?

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By: Matt Mernin Interactive Web Developer Having a website should be a given for any business. A decade ago it would have been considered an option. If you don’t have one, or if you are considering a redesign, a budget is one of the most important things to consider. Your website is the primary digital platform used to represent your …

The Net Neutrality Discussion

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By: Alex Fernandez Internet Marketing Strategist Halloween is a pretty big deal here at PTE. Typically we get pretty awesome costumes together, bring is some sugar-laden treats and otherwise celebrate the scariest of holidays. To go along with this week of All Hallow’s Eve – this week’s blog is about one of the scariest issues for start-ups and small businesses: …

Top 5 Differences Between Mobile and Responsive Websites

In Mobile Marketing, web design, Website Development by getpushing

By: Matt Mernin Interactive Web Developer Have you ever been browsing the web on your phone and happen to notice the website’s address has a preceding “m”, e.g. http://m.website.com? This happens when you visit a website that has a completely separate version, optimized just for mobile phones. Creating a mobile version of your website is a popular way to deliver …

Signs and Symptoms Your Website May Need to be Redesigned

In Internet Marketing, web design, Website Development by getpushing

By: Matt Mernin Interactive Web Developer As technologies evolve on the web, the habits and behaviors of the user are changed.  In response to these changes, companies (including Pushing the Envelope) are re-launching their websites to tailor the user’s online habits and needs. A “website redesign” is much more than just updating the look and feel of the website. It …

Understanding Website Wireframes

In education, Productivity, strategy, web design, Website Development by getpushing

By: Matt Mernin Interactive Web Developer In order to ensure consistency and efficiency, we at Pushing the Envelope have developed a document called Phases of a Website. The document is a guide not only to help our website clients understand how we work, but a guide to help keep our projects on track. This ensures a more harmonious experience for …

4 Things to Consider When Planning Your New Website

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By: Matt Mernin Interactive Web Developer Having a website these days will no longer set you apart from your competitors. There are however, many factors that can help your website perform against your online contenders. If you’re considering developing a new website, this post should help you avoid some potential unexpected delays. 1. Choose the right website domain. Your domain …

WordPress for your Custom Website Platform – Part 3: Themes vs. Templates

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By: Alex Fernandez Internet Marketing Strategist Over the past few weeks we’ve discussed plenty of reasons to use WordPress as a platform for your custom website. Be sure to check out Part 1 and Part 2 if you haven’t already. This week, we’re going to explain what a WordPress “Theme” is, and how Themes rock compared to most website templates. …