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Why Infographics are great for business

Why Infographics are great for business

Do you remember the images from storybooks you were read to as a child and the impact they had on you?   Some of these memories are long lasting ones that you’ll be able to recall for many years. The reason behind this is because as we look at pictures, two areas at the back of the brain are at work. These lobes, called the occipital lobes, process images from the eyes and connect that information... 

How to be better prepared for Google’s next Panda update

How to be better prepared for Google’s next Panda update

Living in California, we’re always taught to be prepared for the Big One.  Being prepared is our only defense to the inevitable.  However, the next big earthquake can still be 100’s of years from now (crossing my fingers it actually is) but on the internet everything changes quickly, as we learned a few months back with Google’s new Panda update. Here are some helpful tips on how you can... 

How to Use Google’s New Search by Image Feature

How to Use Google’s New Search by Image Feature

You can now search the web by image instead of just typing in a search phrase. Earlier this year Google released this very intriguing technology which enables this ability. There are four key ways to use this new way of searching. 1 – Drag and Drop With this method, simply point your web browser to Google Image Search and then drag an image file (ie: picture) right on to the window, near the search... 

Facebook Video Chat

Facebook Video Chat

Today Mark Zuckerberg announced the new video chat feature on Facebook. This new application is being powered by Skype. To get started: Login into your Facebook account Go to https://www.facebook.com/videocalling Click on the large button titled “Get Started” Then click on “Setup” to install the new add-on Other than clicking the “Get Started” button, there is no login required. You... 

Say Goodbye to Tax Free Shopping

Say Goodbye to Tax Free Shopping

Over the past 10 years more Americans have found that shopping online is not only convenient but most times less expensive than buying products in an actual retail store.  Another incentive of shopping online at sites like Amazon was that items were tax free. So not only were you getting a great deal, but you were saving even more cash by not having to pay tax. Well if you live in California you... 

Retargeting Gone Too Far?

Retargeting Gone Too Far?

The weather is finally starting to feel like summer!  Last week I decided I would start researching wooden playground sets for the backyard.  I shopped online for an hour or so, and compared the same wooden playground set on a handful of online stores.  My process went something like this, I would go through the ordering process of each site to determine my actual cost, and bookmark the sites...