Anyone Can Build Apps for Android

July 13th, 2010

Yesterday, Google announced its newest breakthrough for mobile phone technology. The new tool called “App Inventor” allows anyone to create applications for Google’s Android mobile platform, even people who have zero programming experience.

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HTML 5 - The New Frontier

May 15th, 2010

Hyper Text Markup Language (HTML) is often called the backbone of the modern web - it is what structures the basics of nearly every website, big or small. As with anything web-related, HTML is also constantly evolving. The newest iteration, HTML 5, is slated to change the way things work and also add many features that fill in where previous versions of HTML fell short.

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ExceptionalFamilyTV.com Unveils Its Community Website: An Invaluable Resource Connecting Special Needs Families

February 3rd, 2010

eFamilyTV’s community website features weekly web-TV shows, a comprehensive set of resources, and a store specially designed to serve families with special needs children

With today’s technology, more parenting discussions are happening online. One new website has opened up these conversations for a segment of parents that are typically overlooked – parents with special needs children. eFamilyTV is airing its first weekly web-TV show that hits close to the heart of these families. This website creates a community for families, connecting parents, children, doctors, and specialists. It also contains a store specialized for special needs products, toys, and equipment.

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BridgeWorks Custom Facebook Tabs

December 11th, 2009

Most businesses by now know the massive power of social networking. That’s why here at BridgeWorks we specialize in custom Facebook tabs, applications, and design. Custom tabs can add a unique style and personality to your organization’s Facebook Fan Page; allowing your customers to connect and maintain a close relationship.

Our first custom design Facebook project was Banshee Bungee. This extreme bungee cord allows all board sports including snowboarding, skating, and skimboarding, to reach new levels of speed and distance. We took their innovative product design and created fully customized tabs complete with video, contests, and radical imagery. See Banshee Bungee’s newly developed Fan Page today and imagine what a customized Facebook fan page can do for your business!

Where Will Consumers Spend Their Holiday Money?

November 30th, 2009

As the Thanksgiving holiday comes to a close, businesses are preparing for the winter shopping season. Last year consumer holiday spending was at a record low. This year is forecasted to have a slight improvement but businesses should be aware that this increase doesn’t guarantee to get them out of the red. So with little valuable room for mistakes, find out where and what consumers are planning to spend their money on.

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What your Facebook Page is Missing

November 18th, 2009

From Pizza Hut, celebrities, to Sriracha Hot Chili Sauce, it seems that almost every business is on Facebook. Although just because a business is on the number one social networking site, it doesn’t mean that an organization will instantly gain an excellent reputation and increase sales. Facebook is emerging with new applications and functions that all businesses should take advantage of if they truly want to capture the power of social networking.

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Where Your Retail Business Spend its Advertising Dollars This Holiday Season

November 6th, 2009

The air is getting colder, the Christmas decorations are coming out, and it’s time for your online retail business to start gearing up for the holiday season. With the holiday sales forecasted to grow at the slowest pace in 6 years, many retailers are re-budgeting their marketing expenses to make sure they don’t fall below the line. This blink 2.2% expected growth from last year has all retailers on and off line worried. If you think pouring more money into your search engine accounts will be the quickest, easiest cost-effective method, think again.

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Digital Vs Traditional Media

November 2nd, 2009

At any given moment consumers can go online to watch TV, read the paper, listen to music or get advice from a magazine for little or no cost. Traditional media is loosing ground to new innovations on the web. With this continuing trend, it seems time-honored media practices might become a thing of the past.

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Takeashower.com Gets New Features

October 15th, 2009

At BridgeWorks Creative we are always striving to improve our client’s websites with intuitive and interactive features. In an effort to help users find the shower head they need we have added several flash features to Water Management’s takeashower.com. Custom animations along with a large array of pictures and a detailed description lead customers to purchase the spa shower head. When you have a premium product like this the most important thing is to provide as much quality information as possible so there are no questions left unanswered.

We have also designed a flash feature to help users decide which shower head is right for them. The shower head buyers guide helps customers determine which head is right for them based upon their current water pressure and the aesthetics of their bathroom. Being helpful and meeting the needs of the customer is the most important part of successful eCommerce. This can significantly boost conversion ratio and in turn lead to better sales.

Water Management sells shower heads that will improve your shower and have you looking forward to stepping in each morning, especially if you have low water pressure. Check out their products at takeashower.com and note the huge number of customer testimonials all over the site, all of which were unsolicited.

Four Rules to a Thriving Ecommerce (Rule 4)

September 21st, 2009

4 Rules to a Thriving Ecommerce

(Rule 4)

A back-end program indirectly supports the front-end services of a website. The back-end of most websites are transparent to the customers while it mediates the interaction between the customer and the business. Even though the back-end is only seen by managers of the business, it is still important to have the correct functionalities to make the site efficient. The back-end of a website is just as important as the storefront. A smooth intuitive back-end will promise a fast and easy checkout. It also has just as many possibilities as the front-end. It’s important to determine what functionalities your website will need for the best fitting back-end.

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