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  • February 22, 2017

    Transitional Millennial Shopper Behavior

    Millennials, ages 25-34 are in transition mode. They’re post-college but pre-kids, and while they push off transitional signifiers of adulthood, they’re looking for ways to define themselves as grown-ups

  • December 3, 2015

    Hungry For Data?

    The Boston Data Lab’s mission is to create interactive data visualizations where viewers can engage and interact with different data sources from and about Boston. Check out the experience.

  • October 13, 2015

    Don’t Like The Technology? Wait a Few Months.

    I grew up during an interesting time for the internet. When I was 10, the internet was whatever content America Online put on my home page. I didn’t quite know what to make of it. I knew I wanted to use it but I didn’t know why. I was 10. The next 20 years would… Read more »

  • June 23, 2012

    What is Responsive and Adaptive Web Design?

    No website is complete these days without at least considering mobile. Based on comScore’s latest annual report on the mobile landscape, ‘2012 Mobile Future in Focus‘?, smartphones and tablets were responsible for nearly 8% of all observed internet traffic in the United States at the end of 2011. Another study from comScore showed that more… Read more »

  • November 29, 2012

    Innovations for Donations

    This past month, we’ve talked quite a bit about causes. Earlier this month, we discussed how Movember has added a twist to the traditional pledge-based charity, and also how social is becoming increasingly important to causes. With the plethora of charitable organizations out there, it’s apparent that innovation will become an integral element to acquire… Read more »

  • December 19, 2013

    Building Cheerify.it

    Cheerify.it started with a simple idea: What would a website look like if you could decorate it with Christmas lights and sync it music. We’ve been wanting to play with using browser bookmarks to manipulate the contents of a website, so we extended the original idea to be able to “Cheerify” any website. Taking over… Read more »

  • March 8, 2012

    Getting The Most Out Of Your Sharing Buttons

    I’ve spent some quality time with social sharing buttons mostly because of my experience developing a social sharing plugin for WordPress. Most of that time was spent researching best practices and analyzing implementations on some of the more popular blogs I could find. Without getting too much into which social sharing buttons you should be using on your site, I wanted to share some additional insights into how you can make those buttons display faster and how to measure their effectiveness.