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5 Alternatives to AIM for Chat

Written by Ruth Hawk

On December 15, an era in instant messaging will come to an end with the shutdown of AIM. One of the first popular instant messaging services, AIM offered people a free tool for communicating digitally. If AIM is no longer needed, what alternatives are there to AIM for chat? There are actually quite a few means of communicating that can (and have already begun to) replace the formerly popular and still-nostalgic service. Here are five of them.

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When Breaking Web Design Rules Might Work for You

Written by Ruth Hawk

Web design has evolved as quickly as has the Internet as a whole. Along with that development has come certain rules, or best practices, that have proven themselves useful in guiding the development of appealing and effective websites. However, occasionally, as the saying goes, rules are meant to be broken, and occasionally, great web design comes when the rules are left behind. However, there are a few qualities that are true of successful forays into new web design territory.

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Customer Spotlight: Onion Creek Kitchens at Juniper Hills Farm and Website Redesign Success

Written by Jessica Jones

What started as a move to the Hill Country for founder Sibby Barrett ended up evolving into getaway spot for visitors coming from all over Texas. Onion Creek Kitchen relies heavily on the web – all of their sales of cooking classes, lodging, and other products occurs via their website.

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Customer Spotlight: Special Shit Seasonings and E-Commerce Success

Written by Jacqueline Sinex

Now sold in 17 countries, the success of Special Shit seasonings is partly due to its thriving e-commerce channel.

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A History of SEO

Written by Ruth Hawk

Search engine optimization, like the Internet, has only been around for about 25 years. However, as the Internet has undergone dramatic, fast-paced changes, so has SEO. Here’s a little history lesson.

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Fun Had and Lessons Learned at Pixelwood Derby 2016

Written by Jacqueline Sinex

Occasionally, when we are not busily developing websites and juggling keywords, we do some fun company events. This May, we participated in the annual Pixelwood Derby hosted by SiteGoals, which brings together digital marketing and creative agencies from around Austin to compete in a good old fashioned derby race. Part of this experience included building our […]

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