Using the Sandwich Method When Giving Constructive Criticism:
When you read this title you were probably thinking, “What is the sandwich method? I’ve never heard of that. How does that fit in with constructive criticism?” Well, let me explain that. The “Sandwich Method” is something I learned in college and it applies to a lot of different aspects of life and can be especially useful in constructive criticism.
A Crucial Aspect of Branding:
In this world today, there are many individuals and entreprenuals that either have a service or a product that they want to start selling. So in order to spread their services, there needs to be some sort of identity for their company. One of the things a small business or growing company needs to have is a logo which brands their company. In this stage of development, there are many things to consider when branding your company. Such as, you would think about what you are selling and why you are selling this product or service. It all begins with “Why?” because in order to get the consumers attention, there needs to be something significant in your logo. Also, there are many other things to consider, such as color, definition, aesthetics, typography, and other graphical assets that come in to play when branding your logo. Sure, there are many businesses that offer a great service without the need of branding or any kind of advertising, but it is to an extent, and why not spread out your services?
A Little About Us:
Pixel Clear Designs is an award winning interactive and creative agency that believes in cultivating a culture of ideas. These ideas are inventive, practical and big. This belief is reflected in our work. We continually partner with smaller companies and set them on a level playing field with their Fortune 500 competitors. Our goal has never been about acquiring customers but about building strong relationships with our clients. Our specialties include: strategy, design, web application & enterprise software development, digital marketing, SEO, and more.
How to Master Social Blogging Platforms
Social blogging platforms offer organizations an excellent opportunity to engage with their
prospects and customers in their world. Where a company’s site or blog can be considered its
online home, which requires sending out “invitations” to get prospects to come visit, a social
blogging platform is akin to a party where you can meet and engage with your target market on
Though the Brad Pitt vehicle, Moneyball, has made analytics synonymous with baseball, the big-data approach to competition has branched into a broad array of sports, promising a boost in performance and efficiency for effective adopters.
Analytics uses large data samples of in-depth performance analysis to better evaluate a player’s effectiveness. For example, rather than merely counting a player’s completed passes, it can analyze exactly how effective those passes were. This seems to give teams a distinct tactical advantage, and those neglecting the breakthrough do so at their peril.
How do I build the perfectly optimized page?
This is a challenging question for many in the SEO and web marketing fields. There are hundreds of “best practices” lists for where to place keywords and how to do “on-page optimization,” but as search engines have evolved and as other sources of traffic — social networks, referring links, email, blogs, etc. — have become more important and interconnected, the very nature of what’s “optimal” is up for debate.
By using the right tools and following these three principles of beautiful design, it’s actually easy for marketers to create beautiful content.
In order to get someone to take your chosen conversion action, you must first create desire for your product or service within them.
A select few companies have long used design as a competitive advantage, none more so than Apple. But the more recent successes of other design-led companies like Xero and Airbnb are offering more proof than ever before that beautiful design yields better results across all departments – from product design to marketing.
If you’re wondering how email marketing can boost your business, you’re not alone. Plenty of savvy business minds have pondered that question. Pixel Clear Designs is here to get you the answers you need.
Like any smart business owner, you want to know the benefits of email marketing. There’s a whole list of benefits, which we’ll cover here, but one of the most compelling reasons to use email marketing is its return on investment (ROI).
Custom Application Development services have assumed a huge importance over the past decade – in spite of software giants coming up with highly customizable products that cater to every industry and business type. There is good reason for this.
The advantages seen with customized products available through Pixel Clear™ Designs outrun packaged software greatly – often proving to be much cheaper than the tailor-made options. Let us examine this in details and understand the benefits of opting for Pixel Clear™ Designs as a partner that can provide you with highly customized solutions that work for you as exactly the way you want it to.
Here are three great videos, each explain search engine optimization in their own way. I guarantee one of these videos will help you have a broader and more detailed explanation.
If you’re looking to build your social media audience, it’s going to take a lot more than utilizing the power of hashtags!
Mobile conversions can be tricky, but many of the general web site conversion rules still apply: never stop testing, focus on macro-and micro-conversions, always segment, and do the math. Device-centered problems like the lack of a physical keyboard are great to solve for, but only if you have a fundamental understanding of what you’re trying to do.
Facebook is a fantastic place to gain followers through social media and grow your presence online. The challenge is to keep your audience engaged, continually add new fans, and create content that fuels conversations and encourages peer-to-peer sharing. Many companies only consider an editorial calendar necessary for their blog, but why not apply the same philosophy to Facebook?
Inbound marketing may just be a term you have seen lately, or it may be the foundation of your marketing efforts. Either way, there are several benefits to following the inbound marketing methodology. Let’s dive into the specific ways that implementing this strategy can not only help your marketing success but also assist in your company’s website success.
Fort Worth Award Program Honors the Achievement
FORT WORTH April 25, 2014 — Pixel Clear Designs has been selected for the 2014 Best of Fort Worth Award in the Website Designer category by the Fort Worth Award Program.
The rise of social media and mobile technology has changed the way people process information. The 24/7 news cycle is overwhelming to many people. Websites that are burdened with too much text or too many images without consistency in size and color scheme can immediately lead to an exit response.
Today’s healthcare marketplace is highly competitive and technologically fluid. In response, successful healthcare organizations utilize:
Logic will get you from A to B. Imagination will take you just about everywhere.
Custom vs Template
First step to creating your site is deciding whether you want to have a tailored website or use free templates. Selecting a generic free template may seem appealing since it’s free; however, will it actually be advantageous for the growth of your business in the long run? To help make up your mind, we’ve listed below the top benefits of having a custom website.
This article has a plethora of web design tips that can help you and your business understand a little bit more about the startup process of building a web presence.
Here’s a list of ten common website problems. If your site does some of these no-no’s, you might want to consider getting it a touch-up, if not a facelift.
Before you begin planning out your website, make sure you have a good idea of what success will look like. Your goals for your website can lead to very different planning, design, and promotion strategies.
You’ve never been involved in the process of starting to select a web designer and you’re not really sure what to ask or where to start. This article provides some of the most common questions that would be beneficial to you in the process of searching for a great web design company.
So why should you worry about the internet? Well, the evidence suggests that if you are not spending time on setting up or improving your website, your competitors certainly will be and the chances are you will be left lagging behind in terms of sales and leads.
In the world of search engine optimization, 90% of the blog posts, forum conversations and social media conversation are about one thing: backlinks.
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) has evolved from attracting traffic to your website to lead generation – find out more.
The 2012 State of Digital Marketing Report revealed that SEO is the number one source of leads for both B2C and B2B marketers, beating out both PPC and social media marketing in the recent survey of 500 online marketers. Lead generation is a marketing term used to describe consumer interest or inquiry into products or services of a business. Find out how you can increase leads through the online marketing strategies of SEO used by us at Pixel Clear Designs.
Knowing your audience and what they want is an important success factor for any website. The best way to know your audience is through your traffic stats and this is exactly what Google Analytics provide for FREE. There are plenty of stats softwares and plugins, but we believe that Google Analytics is a must have for every blog.
For a small business trying to launch out into the deep and break forth into online profitability then Search Engine Optimization is very important. It has now become very imperative for most companies or businesses to create some innovative strategies to secure a class of its own.
We are currently seeking a Web Design Intern to join our web design team at our corporate office in Fort Worth. The selected candidate will be a motivated, career focused team player with a desire to work in a growing small to medium sized company.
Customer retention is based almost exclusively on customer satisfaction. The internet in general and your website in particular play an ever increasing role in insuring your customer’s satisfaction. And the foundation of customer satisfaction is customer service. Good customer service insures customer satisfaction, and customer satisfaction insures customer retention.
On-Page factors are the aspects of a given web page that influence search engine ranking.
As we’ve learned, there’s no magic formula that can guarantee a piece of content will go viral. There are no guarantees when it comes to virality, but there are common elements most viral sensations share.
Email marketing often gets forgotten and lost behind all the talk of social media, SEO and reputation management. But email marketing for businesses is more important than ever.
Why WordPress is one of the most popular CMS and blogging platform around? I think it’s due to many factors, but WordPress is free, customizable, and has great support by community or other developers. And as WordPress users, we should keep updated with the new development, tips and tricks shared by other developers. So every month we tried to collect the best of WordPress articles around the world.
Imagine that you’ve just completed version 1 of your product and you’re preparing for launch. You’ve greased the wheels with a few bloggers, targeted some keywords with SEO, created a bit of linkbait, and scheduled the press release to launch in the morning. At this point your co-founder turns to you and says: “What are we going to do with the $300 we have stashed away for advertising?” Consider this your lucky day.
In today’s technological era, businesses have a very difficult time functioning well without a website. It used to be that people would drive to a store to get information about a product or service, but today people turn on their computers and scan the Internet. The Internet allows people to research business, check out products, compare business practices, and compare competing company/business prices. If a business does not have a website, they are missing out on a lot of exposure to potential clients.
If you are new to WordPress and looking for reasons to use WordPress as a CMS (content management system) in your new website, let me give you some.
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