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Jan 23, 2014

5 Things to Look for in a Technology Partner

At Five Technology we see our selves as not just a website design and development company, but a technology partner. When you work with us on a custom website design, you’re not just signing up for a design and then left high and dry. We work to develop a relationship and a partnership with your business to help it with everything IT and web related. Whether you are working with us, or someone else, there are certain things you should look for in a ...

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Jan 22, 2014

Custom Website Design for a Local Law Firm

We recently finished up a custom website design project for a Saint Michael law firm that included a unique element of custom website development that will make this business stand out from the rest. Gries Lenhardt Michenfelder Allen (GLMA) was in need of a website redesign , a logo redesign, and some custom website development. GLMA’s old website design was outdated and its logo needed a major revision because it was going under a name change; Gries ...

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Jan 21, 2014

Social Media Management Tools to Improve Internet Marketing

There are a variety of social media management tools to enhance your social media marketing efforts. These tools will help you better manage your social media sites and improve your overall Internet marketing strategy. Managing your social media can be time consuming and requires a lot of guess work. Use these tools to make your social media marketing more efficient and effective. Here’s a few of our favorites that have really boosted our social media ...

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Jan 20, 2014

Internet Marketing Starts with a Good Website Design

According to Rich Gorman, a serial entrepreneur and a visionary Internet marketing leader, business owners should constantly be focused on improving business operations. This includes marketing, and let’s be honest, most small business owners have a little room for improvement in terms of marketing. Gorman created a small business marketing checklist , that started with a good website design . Small businesses need a website, but just having a website ...

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Jan 16, 2014

5 Things to Consider Before Your Website Development Project

Custom website development can be a big commitment. Ultimately, you are considering website development for your website because you want to enhance the usability of your website and/or make your business more efficient. So, you want to be sure that your investment is going to accomplish the goal that you had in mind. Here are five things you should consider when embarking on a custom website development adventure: 1.  Determine your ...

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Jan 14, 2014

5 Tips to Coordinate Your Social Media & SEO Marketing Strategies

The ever expanding role of social media in search engine marketing has changed the game for search engine optimization (SEO). These things used to be completely different marketing strategies, but we have seen more and more how they need to work together in order to achieve online success. Businesses must begin incorporating social media marketing into their SEO strategies and vice versa. It is more important now than ever before to do this. According to ...

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Jan 13, 2014

5 Things Website Designers Do When the Internet Goes Down

This morning the Internet went down at Five Technology. When all of your work is web-related, there is not much to do in these instances. As website designers and website developers, we were left stranded with no Internet and no email. Instead of doing the things below, we took a different route. Here’s what we did instead: Talked about current projects We were able to take some time and catch up on each other’s projects. It was nice ...

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Jan 13, 2014

Website Design Enhances Brand Building Efforts

This morning I stumbled upon a blog that really hit home for Five Technology and our initiatives as a company. Web Designer Depot recently posted a blog “ Brand Building with Website Design ” that discusses the role of web design in building or enhancing a brand. Here at Five Technology we focus on website design and website development, but our overall goal as a company is to help businesses succeed online. While website development and ...

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Jan 9, 2014

5 Internet Marketing New Years Resolutions

Now that you’ve recovered from your New Years Eve hangover and caught up on some sleep from the busy holiday season, it’s time to start thinking about your Internet marketing strategy for 2014. Here are five New Year’s resolutions you should take to improve your Internet marketing strategy for 2014: 1. Use social media marketing more. Social media marketing is becoming a big part of businesses’ Internet marketing strategy. ...

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Dec 16, 2013

Custom eCommerce for a Minneapolis Company

Most eCommerce websites are pretty straight forward. You have a company that sells a product and its customers can buy the products online and have it shipped straight to their door. But what happens when you have a company that has hundreds of products, sells only to businesses, and each customer has slightly different pricing based order amount and frequency? The solution would be a custom eCommerce website that you adapt to fit your client’s needs. ...

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