What a website needs to build trust

October 19, 2020

Like any sales strategy, the goal with a website is to eliminate any resistance between the customer and the decision to buy your product.

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Can the DOJ’s anti-trust case against Google change the internet?

October 12, 2020

Google has become such a staple in the lives of US consumers that that its difficult to even imagine what life without Google would even look like

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How the social media landscape is changing

October 5, 2020

The 21st century has been the century of social media. Roughly two decades into it, we now have enough of a sample size to make some observations about its evolution

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The impact of COVID-19 on the local economy

September 14, 2020

Seven months after an allegedly sweeping pandemic provoked the governor to shut down the Washington State economy for over a month, I don’t know anybody that is out of work

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A basic approach to taking quality pictures for your website

September 7, 2020

The internet is meant to be a fast and easy way to access info, and modern users expect it to cater to their short attention spans

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Product Photography: Seven Essential Shots

August 24, 2020

When composing shots for product photography, ask yourself what needs to be communicated. What info would a customer be able to gather by engaging with the product in a physical store space? How can you communicate that using the photos and the product description? If you can say it with a photo or image, do it.

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How will blockchain affect online business?

August 17, 2020

Markets are constantly transforming due to new technology. The most relevant example in our age is the internet. In the 1990’s, just before the internet became a household staple, many people didn’t realize its business applications, nor did they think it would become so widely used.

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Snohomish Tree Success Story

August 10, 2020

To show just how high the ceiling is for well-run businesses that really invest in their marketing, we want to introduce you to Trent Davison, co-owner of Snohomish Tree. One of Trent’s favorite parts of owning Snohomish Tree is talking to people. And thanks to a steady upward climb in sales over the past two years, that aspect of the work has become his main role. He spends most of his time on sales, conversation, management, and marketing.

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Trump v Twitter: Does Trump’s Executive Order regarding social media have any impact on we the people?

July 27, 2020

A new chapter just unfolded in the ongoing conflict about censorship,online speech, and social media. This little drama has carried on basically since the Communications Decency Act of the 1990’s, but the rising popularity of social media platforms, especially for political discourse, has upped the stakes considerably.

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Alternative Social Media Platforms

July 20, 2020

There are two main user concerns with social media platforms: user privacy and censorship. User privacy is typically trampled for commercial purposes, like ad targeting. But if they can collect your data at all and there’s no transparency in what they’re doing with it, there are more pressing concerns about surveillance.

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