Category: Tip of the Week

Student Portfolio Reviews Can Teach Pros a Lesson

In December, Infomedia web designer Joy Sandlin visited the University of Alabama as a guest of the Department of Advertising and Public Relations’ portfolio review. The review is part of a program the University began in 2015 to assist future art directors and writers with developing professional portfolios before graduation.

Let Your Website Work For YOU This Christmas

The holidays are the most wonderful time of the year! The season of lists, presents, cheer, Santas, elves, office Christmas parties, and overtime hours.The days are long and the nights are short, but you show up to work bleary eyed another day because how else will Santa EVER deliver all of the gifts under the Christmas tree otherwise? We get it, we do, but we have a few holiday ideas so you can put your website and the Internet as a whole to work and have yourself a merry little Christmas after all.

Avoid the Maddening Crowd: Shop Black Friday 2015 without Leaving Your House!

So, what’s a girl to do when you still want the Black Friday deals but don’t want to fight the crowds? You get tech savvy! Did you know you can do all of your Black Friday shopping online, sometimes even earlier than when the stores open? And there are apps and sites that help you do just that. Below is a list of resources to help you save money and get all the deals without ever having to step foot in a store.

Google Drive, the RAM Eater: Are Shared Files Slowing Down Your Computer?

We love using Google Drive, but its best features have a bit of a dark side: Syncing lots of files from lots of different users doesn’t always make for a happy computer, and a few of us have noticed that Google Drive is slowing our computers down and sucking up battery life. The good news? There’s a solution: A few simple changes have made it possible for us to use Google Drive as much as ever without sacrificing RAM or battery life.

Gmail Saves the Day…With Unsend Options

Your chest tightens as you feel your pulse move into your throat, while the sweat beads across your forehead. You stare frozen in panic, your finger hovering above your mouse. “Your message has been sent” hangs at the top of your screen. The email you meant to send to your good friend down the hall […]

5 SEO Techniques for Local Businesses

We talk a lot about SEO (Search Engine Optimization), and it’s because SEO can have a big impact on the bottom line of your business. Google often changes their algorithm, making SEO more tricky — some of these Google’s algorithm changes are small, and some are really big. The real winner in SEO strategy these days? Going local. We’ve seen this trend coming for some time, but Google’s local focus is only growing as people search more locally and use their smartphones to search.