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Custom Web Design : Slabmedia : Boston, MA: http://slabmedia.com en Slabmedia creates custom designed, easy and intuitive website using our own Slab web system to allow you to easily edit all the content on your site. HimalaSalt http://slabmedia.com/timeline/HimalaSalt ... http://slabmedia.com/timeline/HimalaSalt Tue, 02 Feb 2016 14:36:43 EST Web Design and Development Services for himalasalt.com http://slabmedia.com/invoice/Web-Design-and-Development-Services-for-himalasaltcom Client has existing Slab site and Pinnacle Cart on the referenced domain. ... http://slabmedia.com/invoice/Web-Design-and-Development-Services-for-himalasaltcom Wed, 03 Feb 2016 14:34:50 EST Web Design and Development Services for walterbeasley.com http://slabmedia.com/invoice/Web-Design-and-Development-Services-for-walterbeasleycom Client has an existing Slab site at the referened domain. ... http://slabmedia.com/invoice/Web-Design-and-Development-Services-for-walterbeasleycom Tue, 02 Feb 2016 14:27:53 EST Website Redesign http://slabmedia.com/timeline/f/c/2552 Redesign full width responsive site for Mark ... http://slabmedia.com/timeline/f/c/2552 Fri, 29 Jan 2016 21:06:30 EST Canner Law http://slabmedia.com/timeline/f/c/2526 ... http://slabmedia.com/timeline/f/c/2526 Thu, 28 Jan 2016 12:13:20 EST Web Design and Development Services for markerelli.com http://slabmedia.com/invoice/Web-Design-and-Development-Services-for-markerellicom Client has an existing Slab site on the referenced domain. ... http://slabmedia.com/invoice/Web-Design-and-Development-Services-for-markerellicom Thu, 28 Jan 2016 17:14:47 EST Web Design and Identity Branding Services for crifoundation.org http://slabmedia.com/invoice/Web-Design-and-Identity-Branding-Services-for-crifoundationorg Client has an existing placeholder site at the referenced domain. ... http://slabmedia.com/invoice/Web-Design-and-Identity-Branding-Services-for-crifoundationorg Sat, 16 Jan 2016 11:20:39 EST Website Design http://slabmedia.com/timeline/Website-Design-Walter-Dixon Website for Walter Dixon Voice Over Artist ... http://slabmedia.com/timeline/Website-Design-Walter-Dixon Fri, 29 Jan 2016 10:44:18 EST Website Redesign http://slabmedia.com/timeline/Billy-Jonas-Band-Site-Redesign ... http://slabmedia.com/timeline/Billy-Jonas-Band-Site-Redesign Tue, 26 Jan 2016 18:06:53 EST Though the weather outside is balmy... http://slabmedia.com/newsletters/Though-the-weather-outside-is-balmy We reflect on the passing year and look forward to the new one.Wishing you all the best this holiday season.- the folks at Slab. ... http://slabmedia.com/newsletters/Though-the-weather-outside-is-balmy Tue, 22 Dec 2015 13:52:01 EST Web Design and Development Services for soundbitesrestaurant.com http://slabmedia.com/invoice/Web-Design-and-Development-Services-for-soundbitesrestaurantcom Client has an existing placeholder site on the referenced domain. ... http://slabmedia.com/invoice/Web-Design-and-Development-Services-for-soundbitesrestaurantcom Thu, 17 Dec 2015 11:59:29 EST Web Design and Development Services for shoppersworld.com http://slabmedia.com/invoice/Web-Design-and-Development-Services-for-shoppersworldcom Client has an existing WordPress site on the referenced domain. ... http://slabmedia.com/invoice/Web-Design-and-Development-Services-for-shoppersworldcom Wed, 16 Dec 2015 14:46:43 EST Website Redesign http://slabmedia.com/timeline/Kwame-Alexander-Website-Redesign 3 main categoriesbooksspeakingmediawon newbury awardwell known for speaking in school communitynot well known yet for big keynote speeches at highschools & univ book kwame, kwame in the media.main action items: abovebook kwame - special form -> goes ... http://slabmedia.com/timeline/Kwame-Alexander-Website-Redesign Tue, 26 Jan 2016 18:06:27 EST Website design http://slabmedia.com/timeline/Website-design-for-thebestrmcom New website for new business. ... http://slabmedia.com/timeline/Website-design-for-thebestrmcom Wed, 27 Jan 2016 13:24:01 EST New Design for Billy Jonas dot com http://slabmedia.com/invoice/f/c/2401 Billy has a site on Slab that needs a redesign ... http://slabmedia.com/invoice/f/c/2401 Mon, 07 Dec 2015 16:13:47 EST articles: Thoughts: Video, Videmus, Vident: How to use Video to create a better User Experience http://slabmedia.com/blog/Video-Videmus-Vident With the growing competition to getting better SEO results, more and more businesses are turning to professionally created video to grab and convert your visitors. Google now values professional video as part of your overall user experience strategy. To this ... http://slabmedia.com/blog/Video-Videmus-Vident Mon, 07 Dec 2015 15:47:17 EST Slab web proposal for bestriskmanagement.com http://slabmedia.com/invoice/Slab-web-proposal-for-bestriskmanagementcom Client currently does not have a website. She is looking to create one for her new business. ... http://slabmedia.com/invoice/Slab-web-proposal-for-bestriskmanagementcom Thu, 10 Dec 2015 17:22:13 EST WordPress Site http://slabmedia.com/timeline/SAV-WordPress-Site new wordpress site for SAV ... http://slabmedia.com/timeline/SAV-WordPress-Site Thu, 28 Jan 2016 13:08:00 EST Now http://slabmedia.com/now/f/c/2384 We are very excited to be working on Slab 3.0 - the newest version of our 13 year old websystem. This is a ground up build where we are taking into account all aspects of the programming and experience. Whereas we have had good luck with the UI and UX, we ... http://slabmedia.com/now/f/c/2384 Fri, 20 Nov 2015 11:35:26 EST Website Design RESTART http://slabmedia.com/timeline/f/c/2516 Started in summer, stalled via slow communication, relaunched via Tomon. WordPress ... http://slabmedia.com/timeline/f/c/2516 Thu, 28 Jan 2016 12:00:45 EST Web Design and Development Services for soundandvisionmedia.com http://slabmedia.com/invoice/f/c/2397 Client has an existing Wordpress site on the referenced domain. ... http://slabmedia.com/invoice/f/c/2397 Fri, 27 Nov 2015 16:54:29 EST Web Design and Development Invoice for soundandvisionmedia.com http://slabmedia.com/invoice/Web-Design-and-Development-Invoice-for-soundandvisionmediacom-2396 Client has an existing Wordpress site on the referenced domain. ... http://slabmedia.com/invoice/Web-Design-and-Development-Invoice-for-soundandvisionmediacom-2396 Fri, 27 Nov 2015 16:55:34 EST Web Design and Development Services for soundandvisionmedia.com http://slabmedia.com/invoice/Web-Design-and-Development-Services-for-soundandvisionmediacom Client has an existing Wordpress site on the referenced domain. ... http://slabmedia.com/invoice/Web-Design-and-Development-Services-for-soundandvisionmediacom Fri, 27 Nov 2015 16:53:47 EST Fall Newsletter from Slabmedia http://slabmedia.com/newsletters/Fall-Newsletter-from-Slabmedia Hello fellow Slabsters,Greetings from Slabmedia HQ. We've made several exciting changes to the look and feel of our Slab software we'd like to share with you, and there a few technology industry changes you should know about as you consider ... http://slabmedia.com/newsletters/Fall-Newsletter-from-Slabmedia Tue, 17 Nov 2015 14:48:10 EST Web Design and Development Services for Limestone Boat Club http://slabmedia.com/invoice/Web-Design-and-Development-Services-for-Limestone-Boat-Club Client has an existing site hosted on weebly.com. http://limestoneboatclub.weebly.com/ ... http://slabmedia.com/invoice/Web-Design-and-Development-Services-for-Limestone-Boat-Club Mon, 09 Nov 2015 08:46:29 EST Web Design and Development Services for kwamealexander.com http://slabmedia.com/invoice/Web-Design-and-Development-Services-for-kwamealexandercom Client has an existing Slab site on the referenced domain. ... http://slabmedia.com/invoice/Web-Design-and-Development-Services-for-kwamealexandercom Thu, 05 Nov 2015 17:30:02 EST Website Design http://slabmedia.com/timeline/f/c/2479 Design of new site for swedish blue designs ... http://slabmedia.com/timeline/f/c/2479 Wed, 27 Jan 2016 15:19:36 EST MItobridge Website design and build - remaining balance http://slabmedia.com/invoice/MItobridge-Website-design-and-build--Corrected-Thursday-October-1-2015 ... http://slabmedia.com/invoice/MItobridge-Website-design-and-build--Corrected-Thursday-October-1-2015 Tue, 27 Oct 2015 15:31:01 EST Web Design and Development Services for hurleyroofing.net http://slabmedia.com/invoice/Web-Design-and-Development-Services-for-hurleyroofingnet Client owns the domain. There is no website currently hosted there. We have found an archive of the site via the internet archive project. ... http://slabmedia.com/invoice/Web-Design-and-Development-Services-for-hurleyroofingnet Fri, 30 Oct 2015 11:51:51 EST Website design http://slabmedia.com/timeline/Website-design New site creation ... http://slabmedia.com/timeline/Website-design Tue, 02 Feb 2016 14:47:26 EST Final invoice for CannerLaw website build + service cost http://slabmedia.com/invoice/Final-invoice-for-CannerLaw-website-build---service-cost ... http://slabmedia.com/invoice/Final-invoice-for-CannerLaw-website-build---service-cost Tue, 29 Sep 2015 18:16:47 EST Final Invoice for BayStateit.com http://slabmedia.com/invoice/Final-Invoice-for-BayStateitcom ... http://slabmedia.com/invoice/Final-Invoice-for-BayStateitcom Tue, 29 Sep 2015 13:35:23 EST MItobridge Website design and build - Corrected Thursday, October 1, 2015 http://slabmedia.com/invoice/f/c/2370 ... http://slabmedia.com/invoice/f/c/2370 Tue, 27 Oct 2015 13:52:25 EST MItobridge Website design and build - Corrected Thursday, October 1, 2015 http://slabmedia.com/invoice/MItobridge-Website-design-and-build ... http://slabmedia.com/invoice/MItobridge-Website-design-and-build Thu, 01 Oct 2015 16:53:57 EST Slabmedia website proposal for Symphony Court V.2 http://slabmedia.com/invoice/Slabmedia-website-proposal-for-Symphony-Court-V2 Client has a site set up for existing building via Slab. ... http://slabmedia.com/invoice/Slabmedia-website-proposal-for-Symphony-Court-V2 Fri, 18 Sep 2015 12:34:40 EST Slabmedia proposal for FreightFrog http://slabmedia.com/invoice/Slabmedia-proposal-for-FreightFrog FreightFrog has a site with HubSpot that doesn't provide them with the flexibility of design and programming they need to grow. Additionally, they have a widget custom coded that is included in an iframe from an external source that prevents them ... http://slabmedia.com/invoice/Slabmedia-proposal-for-FreightFrog Thu, 17 Sep 2015 09:00:07 EST Web Design and Development Services for mainframephotographics.com http://slabmedia.com/invoice/Web-Design-and-Development-Services-for-mainframephotographicscom Client has an existing site with Slabmedia at infinityportraitdesign.com and desires to create a new site at mainframephotographics.com. The domain currently points to a placeholder page pending full site development. ... http://slabmedia.com/invoice/Web-Design-and-Development-Services-for-mainframephotographicscom Wed, 02 Sep 2015 13:39:52 EST Urban Paw Print Responsive/Mobile Design http://slabmedia.com/invoice/ResponsiveMobile-Design Client has an existing site at the referenced domain. The site is not mobile-ready. ... http://slabmedia.com/invoice/ResponsiveMobile-Design Tue, 27 Oct 2015 13:51:53 EST Brian Harris new site proposal by Slabmedia http://slabmedia.com/invoice/Brian-Harris-new-site-proposal-by-Slabmedia Brian has a website for his photography but needs one for his artwork. ... http://slabmedia.com/invoice/Brian-Harris-new-site-proposal-by-Slabmedia Mon, 31 Aug 2015 12:47:18 EST Invoice to SAM-nyc for Site upgrade, update and product addition http://slabmedia.com/invoice/Invoice-to-SAMnyc-for-Site-upgrade-update-and-product-addition SAM-nyc has a shop managed by Slabmedia ... http://slabmedia.com/invoice/Invoice-to-SAMnyc-for-Site-upgrade-update-and-product-addition Sat, 29 Aug 2015 13:51:53 EST articles: Thoughts: Using Stock Photos? Here's What You Need to Know First http://slabmedia.com/blog/Using-Stock-Photos-Heres-What-You-Need-to-Know-First If you listen to experts on website design, they'll likely tell you about the value that great content provides to your visitors. And part of that conversation will be a discussion of great artwork. In some cases, the photos (and other graphics) with ... http://slabmedia.com/blog/Using-Stock-Photos-Heres-What-You-Need-to-Know-First Thu, 04 Dec 2014 10:34:29 EST articles: Thoughts: How to Drive External-Video Viewers to Your Landing Page http://slabmedia.com/blog/How-to-Drive-ExternalVideo-Viewers-to-Your-Landing-Page Creating immediate and compelling arguments for your brand is one of the key values of video. Getting that content in front of millions of potential viewers is another.Some 1 billion viewers click their way through YouTube's offerings, each month. ... http://slabmedia.com/blog/How-to-Drive-ExternalVideo-Viewers-to-Your-Landing-Page Mon, 22 Sep 2014 17:43:20 EST articles: Thoughts: Photos Matter: 7 Tips for Sharper Website Images and Design http://slabmedia.com/blog/Photos-Matter-7-Tips-for-Sharper-WebSite-Images-and-Design Marketers spend a lot of time talking about content as a kind of end result — meaning the whole of the story that's being told, the message that a brand delivers. Within that end product, however, in every example of compelling content, there are ... http://slabmedia.com/blog/Photos-Matter-7-Tips-for-Sharper-WebSite-Images-and-Design Tue, 09 Sep 2014 11:22:44 EST articles: Thoughts: So, What is a Responsive Website, Anyway? (Good Design, and Why You Should Care) http://slabmedia.com/blog/What-is-a-Responsive-Website Whether you're an artist or an artisan, a small-business entrepreneur or a self-employed writer, you've likely heard what is by now an adage: make your website mobile-friendly.The reason for prioritizing mobile is clear: according to TechCrunch, ... http://slabmedia.com/blog/What-is-a-Responsive-Website Sat, 23 Aug 2014 17:17:23 EST August Newsletter from Slab - Image cropping available for version 2.3.4! http://slabmedia.com/newsletters/August-Newsletter-from-Slab--Image-cropping-available-for-version-234 Hi Slab friends,A quick note to let you know that image cropping is now available for image uploads using Slab version 2.3.4.Version 2.3.4 is a major upgrade and contains many recent upgrades you may find enticing. This upgrade available for a one time fee ... http://slabmedia.com/newsletters/August-Newsletter-from-Slab--Image-cropping-available-for-version-234 Tue, 12 Aug 2014 17:48:58 EST articles: Thoughts: The Right Message: Craft Your Company's E-mail Campaign (and Keep It on Track) http://slabmedia.com/blog/Craft-Your-Companys-Email-Campaign You're in the businesses of reaching out to customers, and a well-run e-mail campaign allows you, the owner, to interact in a personal way with your consumer base. What's more, you can almost always anticipate a positive reception, when it ... http://slabmedia.com/blog/Craft-Your-Companys-Email-Campaign Wed, 13 Aug 2014 12:09:20 EST articles: Thoughts: A Q&A with the Author of 7 Essential Elements of Effective Websites http://slabmedia.com/blog/QA-with-author-7-Essential-Elements-of-Effective-Websites Your online presence is an expression of your identity — it's a tangible representation of your business, your goals, and your value to the visitors that find you. Now, after 20 years and some 30,000 hours of design and coding, Jim Infantino, founder ... http://slabmedia.com/blog/QA-with-author-7-Essential-Elements-of-Effective-Websites Wed, 13 Aug 2014 18:23:23 EST articles: Thoughts: Response Rules: 5 Ways Your Business Can React Properly to Social-Media Comments http://slabmedia.com/blog/React-Properly-to-SocialMedia-Comments When it comes to negative feedback online, small businesses don't have to experience a Robin-Thicke level Twitter debacle to grasp the power of the socialmedia critic. Even a single negative comment can be a big deal.And while most SMBs never have ... http://slabmedia.com/blog/React-Properly-to-SocialMedia-Comments Mon, 14 Jul 2014 10:35:22 EST articles: Thoughts: SMBs and the Social Equation: Which SocialMedia Sites Work Best for Businesses?  http://slabmedia.com/blog/Which-SocialMedia-Sites-Work-Best-for-Businesses There's little question that small-business owners understand the power of social media and its importance to their bottom line. As of 2013, some 92% of polled SMBs (Small - Medium Businesses) said their social profiles were effective tools for their ... http://slabmedia.com/blog/Which-SocialMedia-Sites-Work-Best-for-Businesses Fri, 11 Jul 2014 12:39:06 EST articles: Thoughts: Retrocraft Design: Crafting a Custom E-Commerce Solution http://slabmedia.com/blog/Retrocraft-Design-Crafting-a-Custom-ECommerce-Solution Here's the problem, when you're an up-and-coming seller of uniquely restored classic and mid-century furniture: you have this incredible inventory but it's incredibly difficult to ship. Still, you still want your web-savvy clientele ... http://slabmedia.com/blog/Retrocraft-Design-Crafting-a-Custom-ECommerce-Solution Thu, 19 Jun 2014 12:28:12 EST articles: Thoughts: Your Internet, Your Moment: Sending a Message about Net Neutrality to the FCC http://slabmedia.com/blog/Your-Internet-Your-Moment-Sending-a-Message-about-Net-Neutrality-to-the-FCC The United States has come to a critical point regarding how the Internet works, as the Federal Communications Commission has opened a public-comment period surrounding the very nature of the way users access and experience the web.One version of the future: ... http://slabmedia.com/blog/Your-Internet-Your-Moment-Sending-a-Message-about-Net-Neutrality-to-the-FCC Mon, 09 Jun 2014 10:05:31 EST learn: Editing Your Content: Video Demo http://slabmedia.com/about/Video-Demo This video should answer most of your questions regarding editing and adding content on Slab. Click the link below. ... http://slabmedia.com/about/Video-Demo Wed, 12 Nov 2014 11:34:08 EST New Slab Newsletter http://slabmedia.com/newsletters/untitled-2135 Hello from Slab! A better way to send Newsletters from your Slab site.We are pleased to announce the launch of our new newsletter engine. Slab newsletter 2.0 includes:support for multiple imagesnewsletter read trackingnewsletter backlink trackingon-site storage ... http://slabmedia.com/newsletters/untitled-2135 Wed, 28 May 2014 17:42:07 EST articles: Thoughts: The Redesign-Revenue Link: Charting a Path to Better Websites (and More Money) http://slabmedia.com/blog/Charting-a-Path-to-Better-Websites-and-More-Money If you follow the evolving arc of web-design ideas, you'll likely have already heard of conversion-boosting overhauls that include more calls to action, pre-rollout testing, and mobile optimization for tablet and smartphone users.But does all of this ... http://slabmedia.com/blog/Charting-a-Path-to-Better-Websites-and-More-Money Mon, 11 Aug 2014 13:42:37 EST articles: Thoughts: Feeding Your Audience: Pacing and Sustaining Your Artist's Website  http://slabmedia.com/blog/Feeding-Your-Audience For artists and creative professionals, keeping your home on the web fresh, dynamic, and engaging often takes a backseat to the work and craft of the art at hand. Perhaps that's as it should be, most of the time. But the nature of the well-made and ... http://slabmedia.com/blog/Feeding-Your-Audience Mon, 16 Mar 2015 14:21:16 EST learn: Domain Names: What is the difference between Web Hosting and Domain Registration? http://slabmedia.com/about/Domain-Names Your domain name is simply the text in the url between the http://www. and the end of the .com or .org or .net or whatever ends it. You register the domain name at a registrar like networksolutions.com or pairnic.com or wherever you want (we recommend one ... http://slabmedia.com/about/Domain-Names Wed, 30 Apr 2014 11:39:44 EST a New Entry to Test the Newsletter http://slabmedia.com/newsletters/a-New-Entry-to-Test-the-Newsletter Tea is an infusion made by steeping processed leaves, buds, or twigs of the tea bush, Camellia sinensis, in hot water for several minutes. The processing can include oxidation, heating, drying, and the addition of other herbs, flowers, spices, and fruits. ... http://slabmedia.com/newsletters/a-New-Entry-to-Test-the-Newsletter Mon, 28 Apr 2014 12:06:11 EST Important Correction to Heartbleed email notification & theBig2Do announcement. http://slabmedia.com/newsletters/Important-Correction-to-Heartbleed-email-notification--theBig2Do-announcement Hi Slabifiers and Slabulators,Yesterday I sent out my explication of the Heartbleed exploit. In my haste to get it out, I sent you the wrong incoming mail server setting. Very sorry about that. bigslab.pairserver.com should have read bigslab.mail.pairserver.com ... http://slabmedia.com/newsletters/Important-Correction-to-Heartbleed-email-notification--theBig2Do-announcement Fri, 31 Oct 2014 01:57:49 EST articles: News: Heartbleed leaves our Servers alone BUT this is what you need to know. http://slabmedia.com/blog/Heartbleed This past weekend, the Heartbleed exploit hit the news. It was and still is, a big bad story. The exploit is difficult to understand, but it is widespread and even if our servers were not affected, it's important you know what happened and what you ... http://slabmedia.com/blog/Heartbleed Thu, 17 Apr 2014 15:07:42 EST articles: News: Slab's newest creation: theBig2do is now live and available for beta testers. http://slabmedia.com/blog/big2do-launch What's the Big 2 Do? We built this web-app at Slab to help create a list of our to do items that would place the most important at the top based on a few key determining factors:payoff: what the task will pay in actual money.deadline: when the task ... http://slabmedia.com/blog/big2do-launch Wed, 16 Apr 2014 18:48:44 EST learn: Help with email: iPhone/iPad Email Walkthrough (iOS 7/8) http://slabmedia.com/about/iPhoneiPad-Email-Walkthrough-iOS-7 1) On your iOS device, go to “Settings”—> “Mail, Contacts, Calendars”. 2) In the “Accounts” section, click “Add Account”. 4) Click "Other" 5) Click “Add Mail Account”. 6) In “Name” type your name, in “Email” type your full ... http://slabmedia.com/about/iPhoneiPad-Email-Walkthrough-iOS-7 Wed, 08 Oct 2014 13:34:08 EST articles: Thoughts: Landing Pages: Winning Designs Help Earn Conversions http://slabmedia.com/blog/Landing-Pages-Winning-Designs-Help-Earn-Conversions Though mobile usage is on the rise, traditional websites are still a giant part of the immediate future when it comes to how users interact with businesses. Seventy-two percent of site traffic still comes from non-mobile devices, according to Monetate's ... http://slabmedia.com/blog/Landing-Pages-Winning-Designs-Help-Earn-Conversions Fri, 11 Apr 2014 10:13:02 EST articles: News: Slab partners with Knittlr.com! The new slow wave in Social Networking http://slabmedia.com/blog/knittlr-partnership Slabmedia is proud to annouce a partnership with the new Slow Social Network Knittlr.com!You may have heard of the slow food movement. Now it's happening in social networking! Sending messages with knittlr is as easy as 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,....9472!Spend ... http://slabmedia.com/blog/knittlr-partnership Fri, 04 Apr 2014 14:32:37 EST learn: General Information: Hosting on another server http://slabmedia.com/about/hosting-on-another-server Hosting is currently part of the service plan for all Slab sites. Our service plan includes regular updates & improvements, and access to customer service via phone or email.If you want to license our system, we can arrange that for you for a fee. ... http://slabmedia.com/about/hosting-on-another-server Thu, 20 Mar 2014 08:48:16 EST articles: Thoughts: Why we believe in Custom Design. http://slabmedia.com/blog/Why-we-believe-in-Custom-Design The following is an excerpt from my upcoming eBook "Seven Essential Elements of Effective Websites"There are most likely, almost a million templates for different web platforms out there. A template is a pre-created web design that can be applied to a platform, ... http://slabmedia.com/blog/Why-we-believe-in-Custom-Design Thu, 20 Mar 2014 12:14:16 EST learn: General Information: What is a "managed system"? http://slabmedia.com/about/what-is-a-managed-system We commonly refer to the Slab CMS as a "managed" solution. What do we mean by that? And what advantages does a managed system have over an unmanaged one?Being "managed" means our system is integrated, centrally administred and overseen, and secure.Many content ... http://slabmedia.com/about/what-is-a-managed-system Thu, 20 Mar 2014 08:44:18 EST articles: Thoughts: Content is still Queen. Long Live Content. http://slabmedia.com/blog/Content-is-still-Queen-Long-Live-Content Think about what is interesting to you when you do a search. Is it all about shoes? Technology? Music? Fashion? Sports? News? Games? Javascript trends? Okay, maybe that last one is just us and nerds like us. The point is that we all have some specific interests ... http://slabmedia.com/blog/Content-is-still-Queen-Long-Live-Content Thu, 20 Mar 2014 12:17:19 EST articles: Thoughts: Building your site from the outside in. http://slabmedia.com/blog/Building-your-site-from-the-outside-in When you are considering a new website for your business, it is important to think like a visitor. What are they looking for? What do they need to know about you? What DON'T they need to know about you? As obvious as this seems, creating your site ... http://slabmedia.com/blog/Building-your-site-from-the-outside-in Tue, 01 Apr 2014 19:40:31 EST articles: Thoughts: Check your Domain Name! http://slabmedia.com/blog/Check-your-Domain-Name Your domain name is the key to being found on the web. Slabmedia hosts the files for your web site itself, but we do not control your domain name. To keep your site accessible on the web, it is important to maintain your domain name account registration records. ... http://slabmedia.com/blog/Check-your-Domain-Name Tue, 01 Apr 2014 19:41:39 EST articles: Thoughts: Le mieux est l'ennemi du bien (the perfect is the enemy of the good) http://slabmedia.com/blog/perfect-is-the-enemy-of-the-good In webdesign as in many things, the perfect is the enemy of the good. Just like trying to throw a shot put perfectly or not at all, or not playing golf until you can hit a hole in one on the first try is almost certainly not going to yield positive results, ... http://slabmedia.com/blog/perfect-is-the-enemy-of-the-good Tue, 01 Apr 2014 19:42:48 EST articles: Thoughts: Who owns your stuff? We are all indie bands now. http://slabmedia.com/blog/who_owns_your_stuff_we_are_all_indie_bands_now_1726 Back in 1999 when the digital millennium copyright act was being drafted, I was a encouraged by the service "napster" and how it was growing our fan base by allowing people to freely exchange, and more importantly share opinions about our music on line. At ... http://slabmedia.com/blog/who_owns_your_stuff_we_are_all_indie_bands_now_1726 Mon, 17 Jun 2013 10:34:27 EST articles: News: Slabmedia update on Web Browser Java Plug-in Virus http://slabmedia.com/blog/Slabmedia-update-on-Web-Browser-Java-Plugin-Virus This past weekend, you may have heard a news item about a web browser exploit that uses the Java plugin of your browser to download an application to log your keystrokes or steal your contacts, or wipe your hard drive or really anything it wants to. First ... http://slabmedia.com/blog/Slabmedia-update-on-Web-Browser-Java-Plugin-Virus Fri, 04 Apr 2014 14:47:32 EST articles: Thoughts: Crowdsourcing & Design, not NEW, not HIP, not ETHICAL, not SMART. http://slabmedia.com/blog/articles/Thoughts/1651 Recently, I've been made aware of some designs coming from sites set up to crowdsource tasks that would otherwise be done by a professional. Crowdsourcing is essentially outsourcing to distributed groups of people, tasks that would have been done ... http://slabmedia.com/blog/articles/Thoughts/1651 Wed, 21 Nov 2012 19:14:59 EST articles: Thoughts: Another word about email and security. http://slabmedia.com/blog/Another-word-about-email-and-security Does your password consist of any word found in any dictionary? Does it contain important dates or numbers in your life such as the birth of your child or parts of your social security number?  How about a famous quote or song lyric?  Did you set your password ... http://slabmedia.com/blog/Another-word-about-email-and-security Wed, 16 Apr 2014 18:37:09 EST articles: Thoughts: My thank you to Steve Jobs http://slabmedia.com/blog/articles/Thoughts/1447 Our company runs on Apple. Our servers don't, but all of the machines in our office are Macs. There is just no way that I could have created this web system without Apple, not because of specs, or programs. All the programs I work in could just as ... http://slabmedia.com/blog/articles/Thoughts/1447 Thu, 06 Oct 2011 18:11:28 EST articles: Thoughts: What if there were an alternative to Bing and Google? One that respected your privacy? http://slabmedia.com/blog/articles/Thoughts/1369 What if indeed? Turns out there are. There is a growing desire for a simple search engine that only does the job of searching, not profiling you for various marketeers. A good example is duckduckgo.com. The searches are simple, accurate, no nonsense, and there's ... http://slabmedia.com/blog/articles/Thoughts/1369 Thu, 30 Jun 2011 15:17:06 EST articles: Thoughts: Filter Bubbles on the internet and why you should care. http://slabmedia.com/blog/articles/Thoughts/1345 Not so long ago, I noticed that on my facebook account, I was only really seeing posts on my wall from a few of the 1000+ friends I currently have. I had recently had an educational and rational discussion with someone with whom I disagree on political matters, ... http://slabmedia.com/blog/articles/Thoughts/1345 Mon, 16 May 2011 10:12:11 EST articles: Thoughts: Interesting Article on Web Design Mistakes http://slabmedia.com/blog/articles/Thoughts/1326 If you’re a small business owner, your website is the central hub of your company, and it’s a pivotal part of your marketing and branding. Potential customers visit your site specifically for its content, meaning its appearance and usability are critical ... http://slabmedia.com/blog/articles/Thoughts/1326 Fri, 29 Apr 2011 11:05:47 EST articles: Thoughts: New SLAB500 module: tMail™ http://slabmedia.com/blog/articles/Thoughts/1312 Watching the new trends in communication is important to us here at SLABmedia. We scrutinize each one we see, to catch which we can use to enhance our web-interface. This one is really exciting. tMail™ - is a web-application, input device & module ... http://slabmedia.com/blog/articles/Thoughts/1312 Fri, 01 Apr 2011 12:31:01 EST articles: Thoughts: Password Security http://slabmedia.com/blog/articles/Thoughts/1307 Ask most people where they should be sure to use a strong password (see below) they will say "online banking", or maybe "ecommerce shop account" Very few will say: "my email account." STRONG PASSWORD INGREDIENTS 8 or more characters upper and lower ... http://slabmedia.com/blog/articles/Thoughts/1307 Wed, 09 Mar 2011 08:48:56 EST articles: Thoughts: of Restaurants & Websites http://slabmedia.com/blog/articles/Thoughts/1305 What is it about a restaurant that, unlike a plumbing company or a hairdresser, inspires the commissioning of websites that are so unhelpful? Many of us have had the same experience: we are out and about, and trying to get some information about a place ... http://slabmedia.com/blog/articles/Thoughts/1305 Wed, 02 Mar 2011 20:43:59 EST articles: Thoughts: A huge variety of web-safe fonts - OTF?! ... I mean WOFF!! http://slabmedia.com/blog/articles/Thoughts/1293 Ask any web designer about their deepest secret wish, as they drift off to their neatly kerned slumber, and most will say: "I dream of seeing Franklin Gothic, Helvetica Neue, Cochin, Frutiger, even DIN Mittelschrift, all as web-safe fonts!!!" Well, their ... http://slabmedia.com/blog/articles/Thoughts/1293 Tue, 08 Feb 2011 13:23:49 EST learn: Domain Names: How do you claim a domain name? http://slabmedia.com/about/learn/Domain-Names/1246 The trick to acquiring the domain name you want is to use a trusted registrar to (a) find out if it is available, and (b) to register it for yourself. It is important to use a legitimate registrar, such as pairnic.com, so that you don't inadvertently ... http://slabmedia.com/about/learn/Domain-Names/1246 Fri, 13 Aug 2010 14:01:55 EST articles: Thoughts: Designing a logo should be cheap and quick, right? http://slabmedia.com/blog/articles/Thoughts/1205 Here is a great article about why the creation of logos tends to be quite expensive. If you ever wondered what goes in to making a logo, or have interest in the logo design process, check this out: ... http://slabmedia.com/blog/articles/Thoughts/1205 Wed, 02 Mar 2011 18:35:59 EST learn: Web Related Issues: What is 'Google Analytics'? http://slabmedia.com/about/learn/Web-Related-Issues/1207 Google Analytics is a free program that gives you ample data about your website traffic.  It provides tools to track and view various kinds of information about who is looking at your site.  Powered by Google, the program is designed to help you "write better-targeted ... http://slabmedia.com/about/learn/Web-Related-Issues/1207 Fri, 26 Feb 2010 14:25:49 EST articles: Thoughts: The problem with portals http://slabmedia.com/blog/articles/Thoughts/1146 Wikipedia: "A web portal presents information from diverse sources in a unified way."              Lately, probably because of the proliferation of social networking sites such as facebook, myspace, twitter etc, we are seeing more and more sites start ... http://slabmedia.com/blog/articles/Thoughts/1146 Wed, 04 Nov 2009 10:03:17 EST articles: Thoughts: The history of modern web browsers http://slabmedia.com/blog/articles/Thoughts/1127 I ran across this graphic at Digg - and thought it would be a great way to display the browser considerations we use when designing a website. You will notice that before 2 years ago, the browser market was seriously dominated by IE 6 and before that, IE5, ... http://slabmedia.com/blog/articles/Thoughts/1127 Wed, 04 Nov 2009 10:03:53 EST articles: Thoughts: Our 2¢ on Google, search engine optimization and searchability http://slabmedia.com/blog/articles/Thoughts/986 Before Google, search engines checked hidden text on websites (such as -keywords-) to get search results. Unfortunately, web developers tended to overfill these keywords to mislead search engines, and drive up site traffic. When Google started, they changed ... http://slabmedia.com/blog/articles/Thoughts/986 Mon, 26 Nov 2012 13:17:44 EST articles: Thoughts: Network Neutrality by L. Lessig http://slabmedia.com/blog/articles/Thoughts/787 A very informative address given to the FCC from Stamford. Well worth a watch. ... http://slabmedia.com/blog/articles/Thoughts/787 Fri, 03 Dec 2010 09:03:47 EST articles: Thoughts: Net Neutrality - what it is and why it matters. http://slabmedia.com/blog/articles/Thoughts/772 There has been a great deal of obfuscation regarding Net Neutrality. Most of what we hear about it is provided in misleading ads by broadband providers like Comcast and Verizon who have a vested interest in how it turns out. What it comes down to is this: Net ... http://slabmedia.com/blog/articles/Thoughts/772 Wed, 11 Dec 2013 10:45:43 EST learn: Editing Your Content: Creating a Categories, Galleries, Families or Sections http://slabmedia.com/about/Creating-a-Categories-Galleries-Families-or-Sections To create a new category, add a new entry (like a photo or a news item) by logging in and clicking the new button on the page you want the item to be and then add a category name to the create category field. To delete a category, either delete all entries ... http://slabmedia.com/about/Creating-a-Categories-Galleries-Families-or-Sections Wed, 28 May 2014 11:29:47 EST learn: Editing Your Content: Editing an existing page http://slabmedia.com/about/learn/Editing-Your-Content/48 Same as adding a new page, click on the EDIT button near the bottom of the page. Make sure you are logged in first. ... http://slabmedia.com/about/learn/Editing-Your-Content/48 Tue, 31 Oct 2006 11:41:56 EST articles: Thoughts: Interesting article about optimum web design in the New York Times http://slabmedia.com/blog/articles/Thoughts/257 Very succinctly sums up much of our philosophy about successful web design. A good read for anyone interested in our services. ... http://slabmedia.com/blog/articles/Thoughts/257 Tue, 24 Jul 2007 16:14:35 EST articles: Thoughts: A List Apart & Zeldman.com http://slabmedia.com/blog/articles/Thoughts/258 Jeffry Zeldman - the grand guru of light weight, web standards driven design. It was his book "Designing with Web Standards" that inspired us to build this system. ... http://slabmedia.com/blog/articles/Thoughts/258 Fri, 17 Nov 2006 10:41:28 EST learn: Definitions: Front end interface http://slabmedia.com/about/learn/Definitions/44 This means that users can edit the page they are viewing. They don't have to go to a separate, foreign looking 'admin area' to change their content. ... http://slabmedia.com/about/learn/Definitions/44 Wed, 01 Nov 2006 09:18:31 EST learn: Definitions: Dynamic web site http://slabmedia.com/about/learn/Definitions/43 The word dynamic when used to describe a website means that the content is variable based on outside sources. Most commonly, it means it can be added or updated by the end-user. Some dynamic sites allow a visitor to the site to add content, but not with the ... http://slabmedia.com/about/learn/Definitions/43 Wed, 01 Nov 2006 09:18:21 EST learn: Definitions: Module / Modular http://slabmedia.com/about/learn/Definitions/42 We use the term module to refer to what is ordinarily known as a website's section or page. A module refers to any section of your site determined by a button in your main navigation. eg: "NEWS" "GALLERY" or "HOME" Within any given module can be ... http://slabmedia.com/about/learn/Definitions/42 Wed, 01 Nov 2006 09:18:09 EST learn: Editing Your Content: How to Order Categories, Galleries, Families or Sections http://slabmedia.com/about/learn/Editing-Your-Content/278 To get categories to run in an order other than alphabetical, you need to rename each of the categories by editing an entry in each category. Once you've started editing the entry - click on the RENAME CATEGORY FIELD, enter the category name, ... http://slabmedia.com/about/learn/Editing-Your-Content/278 Wed, 09 May 2007 17:08:04 EST learn: Editing Your Content: Logging in http://slabmedia.com/about/learn/Editing-Your-Content/46 In the footer of every page of the site there is a button that says members login or 4 Admins or some such. Click there and then enter your user name and password assigned to you by us. To register for a user name and password, fill out the information below ... http://slabmedia.com/about/learn/Editing-Your-Content/46 Thu, 22 Mar 2007 00:15:06 EST