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Infographics: A Creative Design Story

In their most basic form, infographics have been around since the beginning of time. Petroglyph or rock engravings were an early form of infographic in that they visually told a story that enabled cave dwellers to communicate and function. Now jump forward to 2013 where infographics continue to be a popular and valuable medium to ...

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Goodbye Internet Dark Days. Hello CSS3

CSS3: Game Changer CSS3 has changed the way websites are designed and consumed on phones and desktops. The world of the web has come a long way since its early days of moving GIFs and table based layouts. In the dark days of the internet as a web developer, you were restricted to aligning elements ...

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Client Corner: Yolo Family Service Agency

It’s OK to ask for help Yolo Family Service Agency provides affordable mental health care to individuals and families in Yolo County. This is what Trisha Stanionis, Yolo Family Service Agency’s Executive Director, wants her community to know. With accessible services in both English and Spanish at three locations, Yolo Family is there to help ...

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Set It Up, Share: A Start to Social Media

A Start To Social Media Stop. Set It Up. Share: A Start to Social Media We know social media can be a lot to process, especially when there are so many other things that still have to get done. So, to make your life a little easier, we have outlined three things you CAN do… ...

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Use Creative Energy to Design Social Change

Design For Social Change On any day, at any given time, if you walk through the doors of Uptown Studios be prepared to be hit with creative energy focused towards social change. Creative conversations are happening all around you, creative thinking and brainstorming, designing and developing. Spend enough time with us and you might find ...

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Times they are a changing’

Especially with web and digital work. And it changes at the speed of light in our studio! I want to discuss Responsive Site Design what it means and why it is so important. 1. What is it? Responsive design means that your website is precoded with information that lets the site know where the visitor ...

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Dishing the Dirt on Databases

Databases in the web world can be utilized in several different ways, some of which aren't as obvious as others. Regardless of whether you're storing newsletter subscribers, managing a photo gallery, or trying to easily manage the content of your website, a database can permit all of this. Need your end users to query files and records that you've provided ...

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7 Good Reasons to Use FSC Certified Paper

It protects the ENVIRONMENT. FSC certified paper products coming from FSC certified forests must be grown, managed and harvested in a way that is good for the habitat and the future growth of the forest. It helps indigenous PEOPLE. All local, regional and global laws must be followed in harvesting and transporting FSC products, respecting ...

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Green Marketing

Green Marketing: the Win-Win-Win In today's world, the printed invite has been replaced by the easy, convenient, cost effective and green electronic invite. Fax machines are a thing of the past with emails and interactive PDFs allowing for the majority of things to be done easily from your desktop computer (err, I mean smartphone or ...

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