HTTPS: It’s More Than Security. Chances are you have visited a secure website with a URL starting with “HTTPS” (Hypertext Transport Protocol Security). This is commonly used for shopping, banking or e-commerce websites, but this security is also important for all other websites. You might be...

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These days, my mornings entails groaning at my alarm, snoozing it for another 10 minutes, and finally scrolling to my Podcasts app and clicking “play” to start off my day. And it looks like I’m not alone; in the past four years, the amount of...

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Last year, in San Antonio alone, the creative industry accounted for no less than $4.6 billion in economic activity. The creative industry has grown in a powerful way, vertibably thriving in Texas compared to other recession-time and post-recession industries. And lately, it’s no wonder why. Image focused sharing networks like Pinterest and Instagram have made it even more important than ever for brands to have access to graphic artists and even photographers. Traditional print advertising may be on a decline, but businesses still need creative artists – just ones familiar with a different type of medium. Several companies still serve target demographics that include millions of pinning, instragramming, photo-phile customers who are borderline addicted to their image-focused discovering, sharing, and reposting/pinning social networks.
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Virtual cash – it can’t buy you food, clothes or cars, but it can buy you fun and, to a certain extent, technology. At least that’s how it works on Facebook. Facebook credits, Facebook’s exclusive, virtual currency, allows Facebook users to instantly purchase virtual goods. Although...

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Imagine it: it’s a Thursday afternoon and the end of the workweek hovers tantalizingly close. It’s a slow day, and you have just one or two more loose ends to tie up. What do you do in these moments of languid semi-productivity? Many find themselves tempted...

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Traditional marketing isn’t going away and why should it? It still works when used correctly and strategically. But sometimes it helps to think outside of the traditional marketing box. Guerilla marketing relies on being creative and loud without the big budget. Five campaigns this year...

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Are you having trouble promoting a product or cause without being overly in-your-face to followers? Sure, you might be passionate about clean water in Africa or Lady Gaga but not all day everyday. When it comes to shortening URLs, bit.ly has been the go-to weapon for...

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Not all schools are created equal, but some students – the best and the lucky – emerge from the most challenged schools to succeed. They achieve academic honors, earn degrees and find fulfilling careers that serve their families and communities well. They are boys and...

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