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Posted by David Mihm As a local business owner, it’s important for your business to be listed in Google’s search results. But how do you fix your business listing if the information is incorrect?  In this week’s edition of Local Whiteboard Friday, David Mihm sheds some light on the complicated process that Google uses to create its business listings.   For reference, here’s a still of David’s whiteboard diagram. Video [...]

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SpongeBob may be not willing to disclose the secrets of cooking Krabby Patties, but he can talk for hours about user experience and hospitality. Man, he’s turned Krusty Krabs into the most visited place under the sea! Still think his expertise is not applicable to websites? Just take a look at this actionable UI guide [...] Author information Inessa Bokhan Inessa Bokhan is the co-founder and chief internet marketing manager [...]

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We asked for your help in deciding this month’s theme for the Psdtuts+ Design Challenge. You voted, and the theme for this month’s challenge is to Recreate A Famous Movie Poster in Photoshop. Share your art with us on Google+ and have fun! What is a Design Challenge? Each month, we challenge you to put your Photoshop skills to the test by creating art inspired by that month’s theme. At [...]

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Posted by caitlin.krumdieck Introduction from Will Critchlow: I want to introduce the post that follows for two reasons. First, it’s a little different to the majority of posts we write for the SEOmoz blog, and second, it’s Caitlin’s first post here. Caitlin Krumdieck is our Director of Client Development at Distilled. Until she joined the company (as a sales executive), I had sold every piece of work that Distilled had done. [...]

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This is a guest article by fatrabbit CREATIVE. – Quick, name a soft drink. Maybe you said Coca-Cola; perhaps it was Dr. Pepper or 7Up. Either way, the soda that you picked obviously has a strong, memorable branding strategy. We don’t have to preach to you about the importance of a strong brand (If we did, we wouldn’t be very good at our jobs). Analysts have spent their time, energy and [...]

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   Everyone is talking about mobile. Some e-commerce websites are venturing into it. Mobile commerce (also known as “m-commerce”) has immense potential, exhibiting a 86% growth rate and hitting $25 billion in 2012 (set to reach $86 billion by 2016, according to eMarketer). It’s also a whole new platform, with new interaction methods and usage contexts that introduce a host of limitations and pitfalls to watch out for when designing [...]

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   Now powering over 17% of the Web, WordPress is increasingly becoming the content management system (CMS) of choice for the average user. But what about websites built with an outdated CMS or without a CMS at all? Does moving to WordPress mean starting over and losing all the time, energy and money put into the current website? Nope! Migrating a website (including the design) over to WordPress is actually [...]

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The talk of the tech town is all about 3D printing. From iPhone cases to guns to full-sized houses, it feels like we’ve already come close to seeing it all. But what about sketches? A new drawing tool called Doodle3D aims to bring your playful sketches to real, three-dimensional life. The device syncs with your iPad and plugs directly into your 3D printer. After sketching a basic line drawing, like [...]

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Google Glass has some people spooked. They think that Glass turns those who wear the technology into a surveillance cyborg. Now some groups are calling upon the government to take action. Do you think Google Glass should be banned? Let us know in the comments. TechDirt reports that a new We The People petition submitted on May 3, a man from Seattle, Washington is requesting that the government “Ban Google [...]

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   The <picture> element is a new addition to HTML5 that’s being championed by the W3C’s Responsive Images Community Group (RICG). It is intended to provide a declarative, markup-based solution to enable responsive images without the need of JavaScript libraries or complicated server-side detection. The <picture> element supports a number of different types of fallback content, but the current implementation of these fallbacks is problematic. In this article, we’ll explore [...]

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