Around the Office: New WP Plugins, Google to Up Tracking, Ideas from Dx3

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Around the Office is a weekly group blog that shows what the OnlineFriendly.biz team and Kobayashi Online have found interesting, funny, poignant, or otherwise notable over the past week. A lot can happen in five months! Roberto is interested in testing out at least some of the 35 most interesting and useful WordPress plugins released […]

Marketing on the Move: Exploring Your Company’s Mobile Marketing Options

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Mobile devices are competing with traditional advertising like billboards for consumer attention. (image by fschroiff) Signs and billboards often vie for our attention while we’re out and about. These can be thought of as predecessors of mobile marketing. As our glances turn towards our own smart phones and tablets, these devices have become a natural destination […]

Around the Office: Fontsmith at 10, an HTML5 Doodle, Eyeing Social Media, more

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Around the Office is a weekly group blog that shows what the OnlineFriendly.biz team and Kobayashi Online have found interesting, funny, poignant, or otherwise notable over the past week. Eva is impressed with the minimal and clean site Fontsmith created to celebrate its 10 years creating custom fonts. In addition to the great website, Fontsmith […]

Shopping’s Better When Sharing: 5 Ways to Make E-commerce Social

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Our innate desire to socialize has helped make the Internet a platform where people share information and their life experiences. The social nature of the Internet is something that institutions like governments, universities and businesses, cannot ignore. Having been a by-product of this network revolution, e-commerce businesses have much to gain from taking a decidedly […]

Delaine Consulting WordPress Design & Development

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Functional WordPress Website for Professional Consultancy Delaine Consulting provides skills development and consulting to organizations and individuals who seek to build stronger, more trust-worthy relationships with customers, employees, and peers. Created by Kobayashi Online, the delaineconsulting.com website helps the company present an accurate and professional image to customers, and reflect the company’s vision of helping clients fully realize […]

Around the Office: Better Page Titles, Backing It Up, Landing Pages, more

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Around the Office is a weekly group blog that shows what the OnlineFriendly.biz team and Kobayashi Online have found interesting, funny, poignant, or otherwise notable over the past week. This week at Online Friendly, Roberto reminded us that search results can often boil down to writing better page titles — the world’s top search engine […]

Before You Open Up Shop: 5 Guidelines for a Functioning E-commerce Business

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By now you’ve likely heard about how the Internet is transforming business, and at least a few e-commerce success stories. Whether you’re hoping to put your existing business on the Web or start a new online store, making the plunge into e-commerce can be rewarding. But it’s best to get your business started online properly. […]

Bombshell Artillery Zen Cart E-commerce Website

Posted in: Design, Portfolio, Shopping Cart

A Stylish E-commerce Website for a Unique Artisan We were able to translate the look of Bombshell Artillery’s “retro-vixen pin-up” accessories into a custom-made site based on the open-source Zen Cart eCommerce framework. Site administrators are able to add new items to their online store quickly and easily through the Zen Cart control panel. Site Info URL: www.bombshellartillery.com/ Client: Bombshell […]

Around the Office: 2012 Trends and Predictions, Social Spam, more

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Around the Office is a weekly group blog that shows what the OnlineFriendly.biz team and Kobayashi Online have found interesting, funny, poignant, or otherwise notable over the past week. In the first week of 2012, we wondered whether the doomsayers were wrong about their cataclysmic predictions about the year 2012 given the general lack of […]

Spark Boutik Site Conversion to WordPress

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Rolling Out WordPress on a Modern Business Site for Greater Functionality Spark Boutik has a creative and modern approach to its boutique digital marketing efforts. Kobayashi Online gave their existing site added flexibility and functionality by transforming it into a dynamic site based on the WordPress Content Management System throughout, allowing site administrators to make quick updates and changes […]

Electronics Recycling Services WordPress Development

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A Website Redesign for an Electronics Recycler Kobayashi Online worked with Grace Marketing to create a unique website for Electronics Recycling Services, an international e-waste management and electronics recycler. The ERS site is based on the popular content management system WordPress, which allows site administrators to easily make changes and updates to content. The ERS site […]