Bigger Isn’t Always Better
Have you ever received an email with a super long link in it, but when you click on it, it sends you to a page not found? Try turning your link into a TinyURL. TinyURL.com is a web service that provides short aliases for redirection of long URLs. Kevin Gilbertson, a web developer, launched the service in January 2002 so that...
Stone launches newly redesigned website for the Paragon Display Group
The Paragon Display Group launched their newly redesigned website today. The goal was to showcase the stunning wide range of product offerings and capabilities from the visual communications company and to strengthen their brand awareness and identity.
Largest export packaging company in the Midwest signs with Stone
Great Lakes Export, the largest export packaging company in the Midwest has contracted Stone to help redesign their website.
Stone Announces the Launch of a newly redesigned website for Sauder Worship Seating
Sauder Worship Seating launched their newly redesigned website today. The goal was to successfully communicate Sauder Worship’s brand, mission, position, and complete service offering while positioning them as the leading provider of worship and courtroom furniture.
Stone Designed Website, AMI.org, Chosen As Adobe Site of the Day
Stone Interactive Group was awarded the Adobe Site of the Day on January 15, 2009 for the newly redesigned website for the The Association of Medical Illustrators (AMI).
Social Media: What to use and why?
Social Media outlets can be a great way to better get the word out there about your business or organization, but with so many options out there, knowing the difference between different types of social media can greatly help your cause. The three main outlets are Blogs, Forums, and Social Networks.
Stone Announces the Launch of the Association of Medical Illustrators New Website...
The newly redesigned website of the Association of Medical Illustrators (AMI) launches today.The website...
Optimizing for the Correct Keywords
To get listed correctly in the search engines each page of your site that you want listed needs to be optimized to the best of your ability. Since the keywords that you decide to target will be used throughout the optimization process choosing the right keywords is essential. If you choose the wrong keywords you will not be found in the search engines. If you are not found in the search engines how will anyone find your site?
Blogs … proof (sort of)
We had a new Professional Web Management client in the office yesterday for a kickoff meeting. It's an exciting business model with an exciting site. Most exciting, though, was perhaps something they said at the conference table. Something that all of our clients should be interested in.
Doeren Mayhew signs with Stone for Web Marketing Initiative
Doeren Mayhew, a leader among certified public accounting and consulting firms, provides accounting, audit, tax, and business consulting services – signs with Stone for Web Marketing efforts.
Stone Launches CybersGear's First Website
CyberGear, a Michigan corporation specializing in industrial applications, recently claimed their spot on the web with the launch of the companies first ever website. Stone Interactive Group was instrumental in developing a strategy and web design that would introduce CyberGear to potential customers online.
Prior to approaching Stone, CyberGear did not have a website.
MC Hammer Cares About Web Analytics...You Should Too
From You Can't Touch This to a profound love for web analytics, MC Hammer has had quite a journey in life. But I have to admit his excitement about web analytics is well founded.
Cuil....Not So Cool
In case you haven't heard this week a new search engine named Cuil (pronounced "cool") launched to much fanfare. In fact the amount of free publicity that they received as a suspected "Google killer" was unbelievable.
Become an Online Expert Today on Google Knol
Just yesterday Google opened up a new services called Knol. The premise is quite simple, each knol on the site is a single, authoritative article on a specific topic. For Google, the idea is to build an information resource of a similar scale to that of Wikipedia. Whether or not Knol will be successful is yet to be seen, but if it is you can't afford to miss out.
Stone designed website showcased by Adobe
Stone was awarded the Adobe Site of the Day for its newly redesigned website for Hiller's Markets, www.hillers.com.
Thanks for the New Site…Now What?
Going through a website redesign and build is a huge and exciting undertaking. It involves re-writing content, restructuring architecture, researching innovative technologies and implementing new business strategies. A timeline and budget are formed, and hopefully followed, and many countless hours of discussion and brainstorming are involved. When all is said and done, a beautifully designed, full of rich content, easy to navigate site is created and launched, and then we all live happily ever after.