09 Jun

5 Signs Your Website is Killing Your Business


In the world of sports, a team's fortunes can turn on a dime… or a superstar's ankle, knee, or shoulder, as the case may be. Even worse, the extent of the damage isn't always apparent – what seems like a minor knock can effectively put a player out of commission for months or longer.

Although business websites don't have as many joints and treatments to worry about, they can suffer sudden "season-ending injuries" that render them utterly useless as sales and marketing tools. As a business owner or executive, it's up to you to know what to look for, so you don't unknowingly put your website back in the game when it really needs rest and rehab.

21 Apr

Six Months In: What Google's Hummingbird Update

Google_Hummingbird_Logo.pngWhat Google's Hummingbird Update Means for the Future of Search Engine Optimization

When it comes to Google's search algorithm, any news is big news in the world of Internet marketing. Still, the September 2013 algorithm update, dubbed "Hummingbird," is especially interesting to those who follow search engine optimization not only because of the technical differences it brings, but also the subtle shift in philosophy it seems to represent.

Now that Hummingbird has been in place for 6 months we want to take a look at what the new algorithm means for the future of search and how you can develop a strategy to maintain positive SEO results.

See the full article after the break

02 Apr

Free Desktop Calendar for 2014


The second installment of our free 2014 desktop series is now available for download. The calendar features April, May, and Jun 2014 and is available in 5 common sizes for desktop and laptop monitors.

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26 Mar

#HappyBirthday to Twitter

This week marks Twitter's 8th birthday. The website that really changed our social internet is celebrating with first-tweets.com, letting Twitter user find the very first tweet for their own or any account. Here's a few first tweets from around the office:




What did yours look like? Tell us below.

03 Mar

Marc Stress Contributes a Chair to AIGA 100

As part of this year’s AIGA centennial celebration, the AIGA National Design Center is paying homage to the classic design icon of the chair at the “Facing Forward: AIGA at 100? exhibit, which opened in New York this week. We are proud to say that one chair comes from one of Stressdesign's own.


Full article >> after the jump

11 Feb

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10 Feb

Name Change Strategy

Changing the name of your organization can be a daunting task. We've taken a number of our clients through name change or updates in the past decade with success. It's not always easy, and sometimes can be quite scary for the team involved. This process assumes there's an approved name in place. We've taken a very complex solution and distilled it into six component parts. It's important to have a plan in place for success, this outline will help you consider a process that works for your organization.

See our Six Phase process >> after the jump

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