Recently, we’ve been having discussions internally about the Counterintuity culture. We started that conversation in October as part of our planning for next year, brought it into our annual retreat, and now it’s feeding into our work writing and designing a new Counterintuity website (launching early next year). Questions we’ve been asking: What makes Counterintuity… Continue Reading Creative vs. non-creative
Is your website hard to update, clunky, and static? It’s time to make the switch to a Content Management System and reap all the associated benefits. Here’s why we recommend WordPress to most of our clients: 1. SEO Friendliness Search engines favor WordPress sites. This means that with WordPress, your site is inherently Search Engine… Continue Reading 5 instant benefits of switching to WordPress
Trends change with the times, and web design is no exception. Here’s what we think will be important in 2013 to keep your website (and business) up to date. 1. RESPONSIVE DESIGN The majority of Internet traffic is already from mobile devices. In 2013, responsive design—enabling interaction from tablets and smartphones as well as desktop… Continue Reading 6 Ways to make your website work in 2013
Ever since Facebook rolled out promoted/sponsored posts the organic reach of facebook pages has gone down drastically. If you manage a facebook page this isn’t news to you. I understand that Facebook needs to find ways to continue to make money and afterall, we use the platform for free. Still, these changes are frustrating to… Continue Reading Opt-in page notifications: Not impressed, Facebook.
Social media isn’t a fad – it’s one of the most exciting marketing tools at your disposal. Not sure how to work it? Here are six basics to get you started: 1. Create a social strategy Create a plan for your social media to follow. This means choosing which social networks to use, when and… Continue Reading Fresh Thinking: Six social media basics you should follow
Let me be clear, Twitter is my favorite social network. I love the simplicity, power and speed that the service allows me as a user. While all the other social networks seem hellbent on coming up with the next big thing, Twitter takes care to refine itself rather than morph into a completely new animal… Continue Reading Tech Tuesday: Twitter, play fair so I can share
(image via android authority) Google just launched a feature called Handwrite that enables mobile search from handwriting recognition. (Here’s more info.) Change a setting on your smartphone or tablet and Google search can work from your finger-scribbled handwriting. Theoretically. I say that because as bad as your handwriting is — and I’m pretty sure it’s… Continue Reading Wrong way to write
In one word? VERY. It can determine whether your audience sees your message at all. In the days of overflowing inboxes, people are quick to delete something that looks either unimportant, uninteresting or spam-ish. With over 5,000 AdAges, clothing sales and Twitter mentions, the one email I opened yesterday had the best title. And while… Continue Reading How important is your email title?