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12Mar2014

Take control of your outgoing email with Mandrill

  • By Kevin Hauge
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Have you ever had trouble sending email using your default SMTP mail server? Or ever wondered how many people actually received your email and opened it? Perhaps you are running an e-commerce website and transactional emails could be the difference between a sale or a missed opportunity.   One possible solution would be to sign
12Oct2012

WordPress Updates – Is Your Website Protected?

  • By Kevin Hauge
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WordPress has become a popular choice for designers and website owners when determining a CMS (Content Management System) to build their website on. At Bulldog Graphic Design, also use WordPress for many of our client websites due to the simple, yet powerful, framework. This pre-built interface is beneficial for us and the client as it
28Sep2012

Website Traffic Control – Positive or Negative?

  • By Kevin Hauge
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As I was about to check our online wedding registry at Macys.com, I experienced something I hadn’t seen before: a temporary shopping jam. Since I have worked with multiple online retailers, I understand the vast increase of traffic that can cripple a server’s performance during peak shopping periods (like Christmas). However, this was a mid-afternoon
02May2012

Google AdWords Changes to Ad Rotation

  • By Kevin Hauge
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Google recently announced on their blog that they will be implementing a new change on their AdWords Ad Rotation setting. Starting next week, the settings under Advanced Settings > Ad delivery: Ad rotation, frequency capping will no longer give you the option to choose the “rotate” indefinitely. Currently your options are to: Optimize for clicks:
09Mar2012

Utilizing Facebook’s New Business Timeline Feature

  • By Kevin Hauge
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Utilizing the “bonus” day in February, Facebook released the new Timeline feature for Business Facebook pages. This update will make it easier to brand your page, highlight the content you want your visitors to see and engage social interaction even more! We have compiled a few tips for utilizing the new features on your page: Cover
23Feb2012

Dated Material on Your Website – Yes or No?

  • By Kevin Hauge
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Depending on the type of website you have, you may or may not have the option to add a timestamp or date on your recently updated content. Perhaps you keep a blog and occasionally write about your new product line, maybe you post news announcements about your company, or for some of my seasonally impacted
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