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Something About Social: Instagram and Your Brand

Dylan Lee
, Marketing Director

Instagram is only for young people posting selfies and pre-meal food pictures right? Try again. Instagram, the social photo sharing site that launched in 2010 and bought by Facebook in 2012 for $1 Billion, has 200 million active users, 60 million new photos every day, and over 20 billion photos shared total. Instagram is a visual medium social media platform where users can post, like, and comment on pictures, discover new users using hashtags.

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Drupal: Working with Data Imports Using Feeds

Jason Narog
, Drupal Developer

Importing content into Drupal has been through a few iterations in the last few years with Feed API, Node Import, and Feeds (the successor of Feed API) all being useful modules in Drupal 6. For some jobs you would use one, for other jobs you would use the other based on the type of content you were trying to import – with Node Import being more successful with images and alt tags.

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Something About Social: A Plus for Google+

Dylan Lee
, Marketing Director

When beginning to use social media marketing for your business, one of the questions you’ll ask with each platform is whether or not it’ll be good for SEO. Contrary to how Twitter’s search optimization environment works, Google+ is all about Google Search.

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Something About Social: #Twitter

Dylan Lee
, Marketing Director

Twitter is quickly becoming the digital word-of-mouth medium for consumers also offers a unique way to do CRM, by tweeting back and engaging followers of your brand, and creating genuine conversations that address consumer concerns and comments.

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Something About Social: Learning LinkedIn

Dylan Lee
, Marketing Director

A professional network with specific professional communities, detailed company pages, and over 300 million members, LinkedIn provides the unique opportunity of being able to connect to an audience that will help your business learn from other professionals in your industry, reach qualified candidates when hiring, and be in tune with industry trends through Groups and Communities. 

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Drupal 7 Critical Security Update

Jason Narog
, Drupal Developer

On October 15th, 2014 the Drupal security team released a highly critical security update to protect all Drupal 7 websites against a newly discovered vulnerability that could allow hackers to do damage to Drupal 7 websites and databases through what is known as SQL injection.

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Something About Social: Finding Facebook

Dylan Lee
, Marketing Director

This will be the first part of a series devoted to uncovering social media platforms and how they can be used to help your businesses content marketing strategies and make real impacts on your bottom line. This blog series will detail the basics of each platform, and an in-depth description of most features that businesses can use to manage a specific social media platform and maximize engagement and conversion with each.

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Handling Merge Conflicts in Git

Jason Narog
, Drupal Developer

Merge conflicts happen. It’s part of working in a team using a version control system. But there are ways to minimize how often they happen through proper workflow, and ways to fix them when you run across them. Let’s evaluate a few examples now of how git merge conflicts can happen and how you can fix them when they do.

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Google Panda and Penguin Explained

Dylan Lee
, Marketing Director

With a new update for Google’s Panda recently released, it’s time we explained exactly what these two algorithms are and how they affect your site’s SEO and traffic based on the type of content you generate from your site.

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Drupal Template File – Reposition Content Fields

Jason Narog
, Drupal Developer

The Drupal template file system is very robust and will only be improving when Drupal 8 is introduced to the public in the near future. Drupal 7 introduced a few changes to templates – one of which being the option to hide and show fields by setting and unsetting them within the tpl file itself.

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