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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Read Cloud Services: How reliable is reliable?
November 12, 2012 by Pete Bretz

Cloud Services: How reliable is reliable?

Hurricane Sandy brought the threat of downed power lines and flooding  to our area this past month.  While we fared pretty well compared to others along the New Jersey coast, we did lose power to our office.  

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Read The new face of production service
November 12, 2012 by Brian Connor

The new face of production service

As convergence keeps sucking traditional businesses like agencies, corporate communications, production companies, rental and post houses into its vortex, we are left with a very blurred landscape.

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Read Our favorite tools to manage projects
November 12, 2012 by Bill Haley

Our favorite tools to manage projects

People often ask us what are favorite tools for managing projects are. Here’s a rundown.

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Read SEO – Where to Start?
August 6, 2012 by Pete Bretz

SEO – Where to Start?

Does your company regard Search Engine Optimization (SEO) as a key marketing strategy? Clients have long coveted the highest rankings for their keywords but have not regarded the cost to achieve those rankings as worth the effort.   Clients have looked for shortcuts to achieve high rankings.  You’ve seen the … Read More

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Read What You Need to Know About Responsive Web Design
July 26, 2012 by Bill Haley

What You Need to Know About Responsive Web Design

How do you consume the web these days? If you’re like most people, you do it from a mobile device. That’s right: The majority of web viewing today is done from mobile devices, not desktops. And that is making a profound impact on how we design and build websites. If … Read More

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Read The Latest on HTML5 Video
June 27, 2012 by Bill Haley

The Latest on HTML5 Video

This is a distillation of an article from our friends at LongTail Video, makers of the awesome JW Player, which we use in many of our web projects. As we all know, HTML5 is an evolving standard, and implementation of its video playback features varies quite a bit from browser … Read More

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