How we do Facebook Advertising – Part 1

Why advertise on Facebook First, Facebook is used by 2.27 billion people each month. That’s a lot of eyeballs. Second, Facebook collects an enormous amount of information about its users and allows advertisers to finely target their messaging based on this data. The shift from mass advertising (TV, radio, billboard) to precise targeting on digitalLearn More
  • 19 Dec, 2018
  • Phil Hong
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  • facebook, marketing,

Launching a Website Part 3 – Dedicated Servers

See previous posts in this thread: Part 1 – Shared Hosting Part 2 – WordPress Part 3 – Dedicated Servers Earlier we discussed shared hosting and its advantages: cheap, easy to setup, and easy to administer. The biggest downside to shared hosting is speed. Since your website is hosted on a server with potentially hundredsLearn More
  • 21 Feb, 2018
  • Phil Hong
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  • dedicated servers, marketing, web hosting, wordpress,

Backing up a WordPress website

Why Backup? Backing up is one of the most important conversations we have with all of our clients. Backups are simple to setup and administer but often they are ignored because they don’t help to achieve immediate business objectives. Only when something goes wrong do backups become top of mind. A WordPress website represents weeksLearn More
  • 17 Jan, 2018
  • Phil Hong
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  • backup, marketing, web hosting, wordpress,

Launching a Website Part 2 – WordPress

See previous posts in this thread: Part 1 – Shared Hosting Part 2 – WordPress Now that you have your web hosting provider selected, it’s time to make some fundamental choices about the website itself. The first question is always “what technology do we use?”. The answer is likely going to be WordPress. Over 70Learn More
  • 26 Oct, 2017
  • Phil Hong
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  • marketing, web hosting, wordpress,

Launching a Website Part 1 – Shared Hosting

Launching a website is an exciting time. It is the digital representation of your business. In today’s hyper-connected world, it should be a primary channel for conducting business. This series of posts covers our methodology for launching a website. Part 1 – Shared Hosting The cloud is all the rage these days and for goodLearn More
  • 26 Aug, 2017
  • Phil Hong
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  • dedicated servers, marketing, web hosting, wordpress,

How we do Adwords or Pay Per Click (PPC)

Our Adwords Strategy Effective use of keywords – We analyze the performance of our clients’ keywords and campaigns to improve the visibility and click through rate (CTR) of each ad. We use keyword research and planning tools to help us determine the keywords that are providing the best returns. The low performing ads are retired andLearn More
  • 18 Feb, 2017
  • Phil Hong
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  • adwords, google, keywords, marketing, ppc,

Setting up Business Email on Exchange Online in Office 365

It’s About Credibility Are you one of the thousands of businesses running on Gmail or Hotmail email accounts? Like it or not, having your own domain name gives you instant credibility. One of our favorite email providers is Microsoft. Their Exchange Online product is excellent and very affordable. Here are the current plans offered forLearn More
  • 28 Jan, 2017
  • Phil Hong
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  • cloud, email, exchange, microsoft, outlook,

How we do Search Engine Optimization (SEO)

Search Engine Optimization A key area of web development for us is Search Engine Optimization, or SEO. This is the process of optimizing a website to make it more relevant for search engines like Google, Yahoo, and Bing. Search engines prioritize websites that contain high quality, relevant information about the searcher’s query. They determine relevanceLearn More
  • 25 Jan, 2017
  • Phil Hong
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  • bing, content, google, keywords, optimization, search engine, seo,

Building a native mobile app using CrowdCompass

The EndoChicago Mobile App Agave Technologies partnered with the EndoChicago organizers to build a native mobile app for EndoChicago 2016, the 7th World Congress for Endoscopic Surgery of the Skull Base and Brain. The EndoWorld events are the biannual premier events for neurosurgeons and otolaryngologists specializing in endoscopic approaches to complex surgeries.   CrowdCompass asLearn More
  • 28 Jul, 2016
  • Phil Hong
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  • android, event mobile app, event planner, event planning, ios, mobile app, social media,

NVMe SSDs – The next generation of fast hard drives

SSD Background SSDs have become standard fare in high performance computers. Aside from your internet connection the slowest part of a computer is the mechanical hard drive. Upgrading to a SSD is the best bang for your buck these days. Recently I discovered NVMe SSDs which are basically super fast SSDs that have migrated awayLearn More
  • 16 Jun, 2016
  • Phil Hong
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  • hard drive, mobile, nvme, ssd,