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Don Cranford
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Mobile internet usage has grown dramatically in recent years. It has become critical for your website to be accessible to those users or you risk losing a lot of business. The answer to this dilemma is Responsive Design. Today, we take a look at 5 benefits of using Responsive Design for your website.

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Flat design: one of the latest website industry trends It may be trendy, but is it right for your business?
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Cross browser testing ... what is it, why is it important, and how do you do it? Click to learn more.
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The title tag is critical to your SEO efforts. In today’s post, we’ll talk about what title tags are, what they look like, some important considerations in how to optimize them, and how to update them in Joomla and WordPress.
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Blogging is a great tool to helpeducate your clients as well as to promote your business. Learn more in today's post.
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I was recently engaged by a client to write a couple of payment plugins for the VirtueMart e-commerce system. VirtueMart is a Joomla-based shopping cart that is pretty popular. I love writing code, but to be honest, this was a really difficult experience for me. Not because the code itself was so hard, but because of what I found once I got started.
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Are you getting all traffic and no conversions? Do you know if your website is really working for you? Google Analytics Goals may be just the ticket...
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Ever run across a slow loading web page? Get a little frustrated. You might be losing customers on your own website due to your own site loading slowly and not even realize it. Here are some tools and things to look at to improve your site and help your users have a better experience.
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Optimizing your meta descriptions can greatly improve your click-through rate for search engine results and social media links. Here is a quick tutorial.
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Get the 411 on 404s - fix your broken links and improve your website user experience
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Katalyst Web Alerts can be a great value to you and they are free. We thought we’d take a moment to give you a little background on what they are and why we created them.
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Web Development
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PHP, MySQL, HTML 5, CSS, Joomla, WordPress, Drupal, JavaScript
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  • Katalyst Creative Group
    Principle, Director of Technology, 2011 - present
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Married to a wonderful wife, have 3 great kids
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  • Texas A&M University
    1988
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