Tags: ‘mobile’

Create an Online Storefront Presence With Pointy

With 79% of Americans shopping online, it’s necessary to have a presence to market any successful business. An online presence has many benefits such as boosting revenue and creating customer loyalty. Though many business owners seem to struggle with the task of creating their own web presence. Pointy can help with the seemingly impossible task […] Read more

Facebook Starts New Messenger Program for Kids

With kids having more and faster access to technology comes the added need for safety features. On phones and tablets it’s a move that has made way for kid-friendly folders or passcodes that prove an adult is using the device, and so on. However, such features can be harder to keep in place as kids […] Read more

Mobile-First Web Design vs. Desktop-First Web Design

The Internet is becoming more and more accessible. With data towers being put up all over and smartphones working faster and longer, users can access virtually any website from anywhere … that is, any website that’s made mobile friendly. Pages that haven’t been formatted for tablets or smartphones are generally hard to view, don’t load […] Read more

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Welcome to the Age of Micro-Moments

Texting your spouse to pick up some milk, checking the time, or setting a timer for the cookies in the oven — are just a few of the hundreds of instances where we turn to our mobile devices for support. However, what about the intent-driven moments such as the I want-to-do moments, I want-to-buy moments […] Read more

Google Beacon and How it Will Help Small Businesses

Recently, Stand And Stretch was contacted by Google about participating in an upcoming program. (As techies, we like being on the ground floor of breakouts like this! So as you can imagine, this was pretty exciting.) Known as Beacon, the program comes with a small homing device (our words, not theirs) that helps track customers […] Read more

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Stop. It’s Hammer-time.js.

The MC Hammer classic “Can’t Touch This” is echoing in my mind. Why? Because of this totally rad touch gesture support called Hammer.js. Developed entirely by volunteer contributors, Hammer.js can support general touch gestures and be modified for custom ones. Touch gesture is a way of describing how a person interacts with the screen on […] Read more

Facebook Event Reminders: How to Use Them in Your Favor

In the past few years of social media growth, we’ve seen Facebook take on many changes. From the way newsfeeds have been set up, to the way we can interact with others and share new content, even to how we are notified about upcoming events – whether we were personally invited, or Facebook simply told […] Read more

Freelancing is Changing the Game … And the Quality of Work

“So you have a part-time job?” – that is the two most common, yet mostly untrue – stereotype associated with freelancing. Yes, freelancing, the location-free way to work. (I emphasize WORK here; no it’s not a far-off goal to get paid while Netflixing and watching snacks.) But it’s anything but part-time. Unlike telecommuting, which allows […] Read more

Mobile-First or Desktop-First Web Design: What Should Companies Prioritize For Customers?

When designing a website, the best strategy is one that can get the most readers while also keeping their attention. High traffic to a website is a great thing, but is less effective when those entering the website are not encouraged to stay on it. Analyzing the way that customers or readers view a site […] Read more

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