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Why You Shouldn’t be Using Flash on Your Website

In the web development world, Flash doesn’t get much love these days. So what happened? What’s so bad about Flash? 1. Requires a Flash Player Want a video or animation on your website? From 1996 up until about 2010, you probably would’ve looked no further than Adobe Flash. When Adobe released their multimedia platform Flash…

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Why Do I Need a Website?

Having a website is like opening a door and inviting potential customers into your business. So…Why does YOUR business need a website? Your site communicates with prospects and customers 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. Even when you aren’t at work, your website is. Your customers can get to…

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Syrian refugee children and families in Lebanon

Everyone is born with the same right to life.

Why You Need a Website

That’s a good question. In fact, it’s one of the most important and most frequently asked questions of the digital business age. Before I answer, however, let’s flash back to the very first time I was asked this question. It was circa 1998, during the toddler years of the internet. I was giving a speech…

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Why Your Business Needs A Responsive Website Before 2014

If you’ve ignored previous warnings and your business isn’t taking advantage of responsive web design right now or planning on it inthe very near future, you are in danger of going out of business in 2014. There are three exceptions to the rule; 1) you don’t depend on your website to stay in business, 2)…

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What’s the right relationship between technology companies and journalism?

Last week a Silicon Valley billionaire asked me a question. Not, unfortunately, “what are your bank details?”, but something rather more testing: “Name one way in which journalism companies are not the same as software companies.” I could have launched into a long list starting with “at journalism companies, generally the people who write the…

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