Read Is Your Website Healthy?
February 4, 2015 by Pete Bretz

Is Your Website Healthy?

Google Webmaster Tools is a free service offered by Google to monitor the health of your website as seen by the (spider) eyes of Google. How often do you check the health of your website? There are some important stats Webmaster Tools provides that will help you tune up your website. … Read More

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Read Tools of the Trade
February 1, 2015 by Bill Haley

Tools of the Trade

People often ask us what software tools we use to get the job done, or what we’d recommend for a particular task. Here’s a rundown, organized by function. Project Management We use Google Apps for email, calendars and contacts. Basecamp for project management and collaboration. A proprietary app we developed … Read More

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Read Minimalism Hides Complexity
November 1, 2014 by Michael Stancato

Minimalism Hides Complexity

Minimalist design is deceivingly simple. Form design is minimalist. A form’s critical function and necessity for ease-of-use makes much of it’s structure disappear or serve to silently guide. The design process removes visual cues until there’s almost nothing left to grasp and compare. So the best way to make progress … Read More

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Read Streaming Greatness from Philadelphia’s Congress Hall
November 1, 2014 by Pete Bretz

Streaming Greatness from Philadelphia’s Congress Hall

This past week, we provided webcast services in historic Congress Hall for the World Affairs Council of Philadelphia’s event – “The End of Greatness: Will America Ever Have (or Do We Need) Another Great President?. The event, from a streaming standpoint, went well. Eventions Productions provided onsite video services to … Read More

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Read Visit us at, uh, alliedpixel.rocks?
August 5, 2014 by Pete Bretz

Visit us at, uh, alliedpixel.rocks?

Has your recent search for a viable domain name been similar to Jack Donaghy’s of 30 Rock? I recently received an email from Google announcing that they were offering me a free domain as part of their new domain registrar service. My first reaction was, wow, a free domain, that’s … Read More

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Read What’s it Going to Take to Get You into a Brand New Responsive Designed Website?
May 6, 2014 by Pete Bretz

What’s it Going to Take to Get You into a Brand New Responsive Designed Website?

With the rapid growth of mobile traffic, implementation of a Responsive Web Design (RWD) approach for our clients’ existing websites is a regular question. Redesign of a website is a large undertaking; reason enough for some to put off a redesign. But how long can you afford to provide an … Read More

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Read Why aren’t my keywords performing?
February 11, 2014 by Pete Bretz

Why aren’t my keywords performing?

Keywords have been part of the website performance lexicon for years.  A website’s performance around select keywords has typically been explained by listing select keywords and identifying where a website ranks for a given keyword.  This relationship between keywords on a web page, a person’s keyword search, and the likelihood … Read More

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Read Do you really need a mobile website?
August 6, 2013 by Bill Haley

Do you really need a mobile website?

“Do I really need to have a mobile website?” That’s a question we’ve been hearing from clients a lot lately. And the answer may not always be yes. Let’s take a look at some stats from last year. First, consider  the overall percent of traffic to sites from mobile devices … Read More

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Read Amazon’s Elastic Transcoding
May 8, 2013 by Pete Bretz

Amazon’s Elastic Transcoding

Amazon Web Services is at it again.  The IT Computing Services shopping center in the cloud has a new offering – Amazon Elastic Transcoding.  If you’ve been looking to distribute videos on your website, and you don’t want to use YouTube, or other similar sites for distribution, Amazon has a … Read More

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Read Cloud Services: Are they Secure?
February 5, 2013 by Pete Bretz

Cloud Services: Are they Secure?

In my last post I talked about the reliability of cloud services and that I believed it was the right choice for Allied Pixel.  But what about security? Several days ago, Amazon.com’s homepage was unavailable for 49 minutes. Amazon Web Services, Amazon’s cloud services was not affected, nor were other … Read More

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