Around the Office: On the Importance of Websites, Building a Brand on Pinterest/Instagram, Making Meaningful Content, and More!

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Around the Office is a weekly group blog of what the Kobayashi Online team has found interesting, funny, poignant, or otherwise notable over the past week. While some organizations use a social network as their main means of online marketing, Brent is confident that having a website is still a basic requirement for all businesses. Why? For […]

Building an Internet that Includes Everyone: Accessibility Camp Toronto

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Over the weekend the Kobayashi Online team had the pleasure of attending and sponsoring the second annual Accessibility Camp Toronto. Held on November 17, 2012 at OCAD University, this “un-conference” gathered accessibility experts and those hoping to make websites and applications that everyone can use. The basic goal of accessible web design is to create online content that’s more […]

Developing a Modern, Engaging WordPress Website for IT Firm Optimus Tech

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Optimus Tech offers cutting-edge IT products and services, and they needed a modern, dynamic and engaging website to help convince small and medium sized businesses to partner with it for IT solutions. Kobayashi Online was able to provide the WordPress development and coding required to make this a reality. The new Techoptimus.com was built on the WordPress Content Management System, which gives […]

Around the Office: Accessible Talk on Accessibility, Weekly Knit Fonts, Mobile Design Beyond WebKit, More!

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Around the Office is a weekly group blog that shows what the Kobayashi Online team has found interesting, funny, poignant, or otherwise notable over the past week. As far as we’re concerned, inclusiveness should be one of the key features of the web – everyone should be able to experience webpages. This is why Kobayashi Online sponsored and […]

Around the Office: Procurement with Diversity in Mind, Treating Customers Equitably, A Raspberry PI Update, More!

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Around the Office is a weekly group blog that shows what the Kobayashi Online team has found interesting, funny, poignant, or otherwise notable over the past week. Brent thinks Toronto businesses can benefit from diversity. That’s why he’s encouraging business leaders to attend the “DiverseCity Counts Procurement” event on November 28. Event organizers, Maytree Canada, will also be releasing the next DiverseCity […]

WordCamp Toronto Developers 2012 Inspires and Educates

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Some incredible things can happen when you gather dozens of WordPress developers into the same room. Kobayashi Online was a silver sponsor of WordCamp Toronto Developers 2012, which brought together roughly 260 attendees to discuss everything to do with building websites with the WordPress Content Management System. Because we do most of our web development […]

Around the Office: Patternizer Backgrounds, Shopp E-Commerce, Marketing as Storytelling, and More!

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Around the Office is a weekly group blog that shows what the Kobayashi Online team has found interesting, funny, poignant, or otherwise notable over the past week. Designer Eva played with Patternizer to create some nifty CSS 3 website backgrounds. The Patternizer web app lets you create custom parallel line patterns, plaids, and argyle designs, and provides […]