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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The Importance of Grammar  In today’s technological society, many first impressions are not made face-to-face. Instead, website copy, printed collateral, and emails often serve as the initial contact between companies and potential clients. It has become increasingly important to take care with not only what you...

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I’m judging you. So is he. So is she. So are they. When you or your employees post to either personal or collaborative social media accounts, your institution’s personality receives instant exposure, automatically opening you up to criticism, misinterpretation and commentary. Examples of social media gone awry...

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When it really comes down to it, how effective IS your social media presence? At some point all web marketers, business decision makers and regular users ponder this conundrum. Social media is a unique tool, one designed to serve, not only an informative function, but...

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Not everyone from Jersey is a “guido” or a “guidette,” but the Jersey Shore’s small cast of eight have created personal brands so strong and pervasive, that they have completely defined the way the public views New Jersey. Consider your personal brand. How does it reflect upon...

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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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Last Tuesday, July 5, Internet search engine giant, Google, threw a veritable lightening bolt onto the online landscape – one that, at least initially, has rocked social media to its core. The new project, Google+ has sparked an onslaught of consumer sign-ups and resulting feedback....

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Twitter followers and followees are as unique as they come. Some tweet every time they eat and some only tweet when breaking news explodes; some tweet strictly in stream of consciousness mode, and some tweet strategically, attempting with every word, link and hash tag to...

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To tweet or not to tweet? That is the question several businesses face these days, and understandably so. The success of Twitter is undeniable. Everyone from Britney Spears to PETA is tweeting about their likes, lives and favorite issues. But is tweeting worth your company’s...

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Visitors to esd’s page on Facebook can see one of our favorite new projects – custom Facebook profile pictures. Facebook allows profile pictures to get as large as 200 x 600 pixels (esd’s new profile is 200 x 400). Because it’s so easy to do,...

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