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MailChimp Marketing Automation

MailChimp Marketing Automation

With MailChimp’s marketing automation tools, you can send the right message to the right people at the right time without even having to think about it. So what is Marketing Automation? Marketing automation helps keep you connected with your audience (and expand it)...

Internet Scams: How to Detect & Avoid Them

Internet Scams: How to Detect & Avoid Them

We recently had a client tell us about an encounter they had with an internet scammer.  The scam went like this:  she received a text from the courier company DHL stating that she had some custom brokerage fees to pay. She had recently ordered a wedding dress and so...

The GDPR

The GDPR

What is the GDPR? GDPR stands for the General Data Protection Regulation. It’s the latest development in European privacy standards that went into effect on May 25th, 2018.   It tightens Europe’s already strict laws on what companies can do with your private...

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Top 10 Set-Up WordPress Plugins That We Use In Almost Every Project

Top 10 Set-Up WordPress Plugins That We Use In Almost Every Project

  At Graphem Solutions, we have built 100s of WordPress websites since we started in 2008. We have accumulated a lot of experience with many WordPress plugins and themes. With this experience, we have found that there are several plugins that are instrumental and have...

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Free stock photos best resources

Creating a visually rich design for your website is really dependent upon adding pictures or illustrations. A website without any type of media will feel a bit bland unless amazing work has been done with typography and colors, which is rarely the case. So yeah, you...

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Conquer Mobile gets a nice facelift!

We are proud to announce the release of Conquer Mobile new website. The design was provided by Work[at]Play and we did the HTML/CSS and content management system integrations. Get all the details about the project here » SHARE: facebooklinkedininstagram

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What are Web Fonts?

Back in the days, well not that long, like maybe 3 or 4 years ago, it was kind of tricky to use different fonts for web design purposes. From the real basic we were limited to a few choices like: Arial, Time New Roman, Georgia, Lucida, etc.. So yeah, basically the...

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3 words: backup, backup, backup

When it comes to your business data security, there should be no doubt in your mind that you need to have proper backup system in place. If you don’t, then you really are looking for trouble. Especially if you are hosting very important data in your office. You...

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How to comply to CASL using Mailchimp without double opt-in

With the new Canadian Anti-Spam Law, a lot of people are wondering what to do. Well, the bottom line is, you better do something to get your current contacts to give you an Express Consent. There are probably many ways to do this, but I will share with you the way I...

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Alex MacLeod Website is now live!

We are really happy to release the brand new website of the West Coast artist Alex MacLeod. Alex specialized in crafting amazing live edge table and furniture as well as incredible wood sculpture. You can visit his new site here: http://www.liveedgetablefurniture.com/...

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5 Examples of Google Fonts for Headings

In designing headings for your work, there are some particular fonts that are more suited to that purpose than others. Here, we highlight five of the best from Google Fonts, each with its own particular attributes to contribute to your piece.//01 Roboto Slab Roboto...
5 web design trends for 2018

5 web design trends for 2018

After a review of various articles on design trends for 2018, there are a few common elements that are worthy of knowing. These are the top trending details that will have your web design standing out as one of the forerunners. The impact of each of these features...

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WordPress Security

WordPress Security

The reason this is important is that because WordPress is a big complex piece of code and hackers will often find a way to get in by exploiting some security breach caused by a bug or a point of negligence in the code and gain control of your website files.

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Why You Should Use HTTPS on Your Website

Why You Should Use HTTPS on Your Website

There are many factors you should consider as to why you should use HTTPS on your website – meaning it is fully secure. HTTPS stands for Hyper-Text Transfer Protocol Secure, which simply means it’s a protocol that is widely used on the internet to keep communication...

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How to Publish your Video Online

How to Publish your Video Online

So you have produced some videos and you want to share them on your website with your audience but are not sure what to do? Well here are 4 different options we think are the best including the one we prefer: Host it on your website This means to simply upload the...

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Connect your Flickr account into your WordPress site

Connect your Flickr account into your WordPress site

We have been working hard on a new WordPress plugin called Remote Media Library Flickr Pro which lets you connect Flickr account to your WordPress media library. This allows a WordPress publisher to save lots of time between WordPress and their Flickr account. Also,...

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Free stock photos best resources

Free stock photos best resources

Creating a visually rich design for your website is really dependent upon adding pictures or illustrations. A website without any type of media will feel a bit bland unless amazing work has been done with typography and colors, which is rarely the case. So yeah, you...

read more
Conquer Mobile gets a nice facelift!

Conquer Mobile gets a nice facelift!

We are proud to announce the release of Conquer Mobile new website. The design was provided by Work[at]Play and we did the HTML/CSS and content management system integrations. Get all the details about the project here » SHARE: facebooklinkedininstagram

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