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07/25/2017

Court: Business violated Americans with Disabilities Act with inaccessible website

"For what is believed to be the first time, a court has ruled that failure to make a website accessible to people with disabilities violated the Americans with Disabilities Act."

We've built ADA compliant websites—and it takes a fair bit of work. While this ruling was against Winn Dixie and their 500 grocery stores instead of a small business, it's certainly something to keep an eye on!

http://www.ada.org/en/publications/ada-news/2017-archive/june/court-business-violated-americans-with-disabilities-act-with-inaccessible-website

Court: Business violated Americans with Disabilities Act with inaccessible website For what is believed to be the first time, a court has ruled that failure to make a website accessible to people with disabilities violated the Americans with Disabilities Act.

Fretzels - Fretzels 06/01/2016

Fretzels - Fretzels

We can guide you through the process of putting a business plan in place and building you a website to go along with that plan.

Best of luck to our friends and client at Fretzel's in West Boylston. Their first day in business will be this Saturday June 4th at noontime. Stop by and say hi and check out their new website we designed for them.

http://fretzelsoriginal.com/

Fretzels - Fretzels Find your energy in our shakes and smoothies, find your smiles in our frozen yogurt and find your comfort in our fresh baked pretzels.

Mobile-Friendly Test 04/24/2015

Mobile-Friendly Test

"Mobilegeddon" was 2 days ago. Google is now using 'whether your website is mobile-friendly' as a factor influencing your MOBILE search engine rankings. Certainly not a big deal to many small businesses, but something to consider. Check your website out - does Google think it's mobile-friendly? https://www.google.com/webmasters/tools/mobile-friendly/

Mobile-Friendly Test If you're interested in learning more about mobile sites, check out our Webmaster's Mobile Guide or the Principles of Site Design on Web Fundamentals.

These Website Mistakes Are Costing You Money (Infographic) 05/22/2014

These Website Mistakes Are Costing You Money (Infographic)

Wondering why your website isn't helping your business? Take a look at these common mistakes.

http://m.entrepreneur.com/article/231061?utm_content=bufferdb00d&utm_medium=social&utm_source=linkedin.com&utm_campaign=buffer

These Website Mistakes Are Costing You Money (Infographic) This infographic from MyCase breaks down the biggest mistakes small-business owners make on their websites.

Another Battle In The Google Vs. Microsoft Cloud War [Infographic] 04/09/2013

Another Battle In The Google Vs. Microsoft Cloud War [Infographic]

We refer our clients to Cumulus Global for email services. Google Apps for Business is the best solution and the prices are incredibly reasonable given how important email is to most businesses. Take a look at this infographic and let us know if we can improve your productivity and lessen your frustration!

Another Battle In The Google Vs. Microsoft Cloud War [Infographic] Another salvo in the marketing war between Google Apps and Office 365 shows that uptime is a concern for Microsoft's cloud-based apps. But is this a knockout blow?

How To Start Getting Reviews From Your Customers 03/11/2013

How To Start Getting Reviews From Your Customers

Potential customers often rely on what other customers have to say about a business. Here are some great tips and tactics on how to increase your company's reviews and testimonials.

http://www.koozai.com/blog/branding/how-to-start-getting-reviews-from-your-customers/

How To Start Getting Reviews From Your Customers 52% of people are more likely to purchase if a company has positive reviews. Which is why they are so important and why we've written this guide.

Year in review and what lies ahead - Visions HealthCare 01/15/2013

Year in review and what lies ahead - Visions HealthCare

We love watching our clients grow and succeed!

Year in review and what lies ahead - Visions HealthCare If you're having trouble viewing this email, you may see it online. Happy New Year! The holiday season may have passed, yet Visions HealthCare suggests there is one more thing to celebrate: Yourself! What better time of year than January to treat yourself with some TLC. Please take some moments to a...

PowerWeek - Taking control of your week can be easier than you think! 01/10/2013

PowerWeek - Taking control of your week can be easier than you think!

When the team you're working with is better than any product you can create, you have a blast while turning out something special. Thank you, PowerWeek.com, LLC! Please check out www.powerweek.com.

PowerWeek - Taking control of your week can be easier than you think! Love your business with PowerWeek.com, the “nudge & grow” web app for women in network marketing, direct sales, and MLM.

Welcome to The Marsh-Kemp Insurance Agency's Website - Home 10/19/2012

Welcome to The Marsh-Kemp Insurance Agency's Website - Home

We're excited to welcome another local insurance company to the Cold Spring Design family. Take a look at the new responsive website we've launched for them today. Watch how fluid the content becomes when you resize your browser window. http://www.marshkemp.com/

Welcome to The Marsh-Kemp Insurance Agency's Website - Home The Worcester-based Marsh-Kemp Insurance Agency provides affordable personal, commercial, life and health insurance to greater Central Massachusetts.

Land Clearing - Firewood, Chips & Logs - T. Jepson & Son - MA, CT, NH 09/25/2012

Land Clearing - Firewood, Chips & Logs - T. Jepson & Son - MA, CT, NH

We heat in the winter with geothermal & wood stove. The last 3 companies we bought wood from were not worth calling back. Nice to find a solid forest products company - and even better put up a new website for them! Check out http://www.tjepsonandson.com

Land Clearing - Firewood, Chips & Logs - T. Jepson & Son - MA, CT, NH T. Jepson & Son offers quality forest services, like land clearing and timber harvesting, and wood products such as firewood, chips & logs to New England.

Bare Minimum SEO: 3 Things You Must Do 09/19/2012

Bare Minimum SEO: 3 Things You Must Do

Here are 3 basic ways to improve SEO. For help with implementation, contact us at Cold Spring Design.

http://searchenginewatch.com/article/2205803/Bare-Minimum-SEO-3-Things-You-Must-Do

Bare Minimum SEO: 3 Things You Must Do If you don’t have time, staff, or budget to invest fully in search engine optimization, you’re in a bit of a tough spot. However, there are a few minimal things you can do to help your website to be found by search engines and attract traffic.

The True Power of Evergreen Content - A Case Study 09/13/2012

The True Power of Evergreen Content - A Case Study

"Creating content that is just as useful five years down the road as it was the day it was published is not easy, but it’s possible."
-- Nick Eubanks, from his case study on evergreen web content

http://www.seomoz.org/ugc/the-true-power-of-evergreen-content-a-case-study

The True Power of Evergreen Content - A Case Study In this post I hope to provide you with a close look at the true impact of creating evergreen content. We will explore an evergreen library from someone who has put creating evergreen content into practice.

Responsive Design case study | built by Boon 09/04/2012

Responsive Design case study | built by Boon

Check out this thorough case study on Responsive Design, written by a developer from the UK web firm Mixd. Though somewhat tech-heavy, it contains take-aways for anyone interested in the process.

http://builtbyboon.com/blog/responsive-design-case-study

Responsive Design case study | built by Boon Responsive Design case study about the process and build behind the South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust website

Cold Spring Distilled – Is Your Website Killing Your Business? 08/16/2012

Cold Spring Distilled – Is Your Website Killing Your Business?

Having a small business is no excuse for having a shoddy website. You may be driving away customers without even knowing it.

http://www.coldspringdesign.com/blog/are-you-letting-your-website-kill-your-business/

Cold Spring Distilled – Is Your Website Killing Your Business? Web, Business, Design, Life and more at Cold Spring Design, Inc.

How to Optimize Your Google+ Local Business Page 08/10/2012

How to Optimize Your Google+ Local Business Page

Business owners, this one's for you.

http://www.portent.com/blog/social-media/optimize-google-local-business.htm

How to Optimize Your Google+ Local Business Page As a note, this blog post was supposed to publish last month around the announcement of Google+ Local. Unfortunately, I've been expecting Google+ to magically fix itself and update our currently blank profile image to one of the images we submitted.

Why Most Small Businesses Shouldn't Waste their Time with Pinterest 07/30/2012

Why Most Small Businesses Shouldn't Waste their Time with Pinterest

Thinking about adding Pinterest to your social media plan? You should read this first.

http://fixcourse.com/pinterest-for-business/

Why Most Small Businesses Shouldn't Waste their Time with Pinterest Pinterest is all the rage in social media, but most small businesses shouldn't waste their time with it. Here's why, and what you should focus on instead.

07/02/2012

List Your Business on Google and Other Local Search Engines & More | GetListed.org

Claiming your business listings and making sure the information is correct can improve both your web presence and your SEO. Curious what's available to you? Check out http://getlisted.org/ and start claiming your business listings today.

List Your Business on Google and Other Local Search Engines & More | GetListed.org This free tool makes listing your business on Google, Bing, and other local search engines EASY.

Massachusetts Home - Auto - Life - Business - Mackintire Insurance 06/14/2012

Massachusetts Home - Auto - Life - Business - Mackintire Insurance

We're happy to announce a new site launch this morning: www.mackintireinsurance.com. Check it out on your phone - this site adjusts to the size of the browser for optimal performance. See custom responsive web design in action!

Massachusetts Home - Auto - Life - Business - Mackintire Insurance Mackintire Insurance is an independent insurance agency. We’re able to offer you customization, and consultation not found with a other providers.

Utilising Facebook Pages for Business Success 06/02/2012

Utilising pages for Business Success

Using pages for Business Success: Get fans and keep them engaged

http://www.adtrak.co.uk/blog/popular-questions-asked-by-clients-about-facebook-timeline/

Utilising pages for Business Success This post details the various questions often asked about pages - what is a page, how should I interact with fans, how can I get more Likes.

Cold Spring Distilled – Should we consider using larger type sizes? 05/25/2012

Cold Spring Distilled – Should we consider using larger type sizes?

Should we consider using larger type sizes? http://www.coldspringdesign.com/blog/should-we-consider-using-larger-type-sizes/

Cold Spring Distilled – Should we consider using larger type sizes? Web, Business, Design, Life and more at Cold Spring Design, Inc.

4 Graphics to Help Illustrate On-Page SEO 05/15/2012

4 Graphics to Help Illustrate On-Page SEO

Data collection and algorithms help search engines rank based on far more than just keyword density. What else effects your ranking?

http://www.seomoz.org/blog/4-graphics-to-help-illustrate-onpage-optimization

4 Graphics to Help Illustrate On-Page SEO For many SEO professionals, on-page optimization is back to basics. But sadly, there seem to be a lot of us who still make some very basic mistakes. In this post, I'll try to add on to my previous writing on perfecting on-page optimization by sharing some visuals that can hopefully help to hammer ke...

Social Flow Visualization in Google Analytics | The Analytics and Site Intelligence Blog @ MoreVisib 05/11/2012

Social Flow Visualization in Google Analytics | The Analytics and Site Intelligence Blog @ MoreVisib

Which social media sites drive traffic to your website and what are those visitors doing?

http://www.morevisibility.com/analyticsblog/social-flow-visualization-in-google-analytics.html

Social Flow Visualization in Google Analytics | The Analytics and Site Intelligence Blog @ MoreVisib The Social Visitors Flow report in Google Analytics allows users to see how visitors from different social sources travel through the website.

To Tweet, Perchance to Dream: Three Twitter Myths Dismissed - Scatter/Gather: a Razorfish blog about 05/03/2012

To Tweet, Perchance to Dream: Three Twitter Myths Dismissed - Scatter/Gather: a Razorfish blog about

Don’t let misperceptions about Twitter cheat you out of a valuable marketing tool.

http://scattergather.razorfish.com/1093/2012/02/28/to-tweet-perchance-to-dream-three-twitter-myths-dismissed/

To Tweet, Perchance to Dream: Three Twitter Myths Dismissed - Scatter/Gather: a Razorfish blog about Despite Twitter’s outrageous success, we advocates (or addicts) of the medium often still find ourselves justifying it as a meaningful communications platform. It’s generally the same few myths about Twitter which get regurgitated, and since many folks fail to use Twitter to its full potential, it’s...

04/21/2012

Have you encountered that problem where you can't get Facebook to pick up a new image from a webpage? Using this tool [https://developers.facebook.com/tools/debug] will force Facebook to update it's cache and fix the problem immediately!

Cold Spring | Massachusetts Web Design Company | We conceive, design, build, host & maintain custom. 04/21/2012

Cold Spring | Massachusetts Web Design Company | We conceive, design, build, host & maintain custom.

We're delighted to welcome Rachel Aubin as the newest member of our team! Rachel is officially our project manager, but will also help out in content development, website maintenance and delivering witty repartee. http://www.coldspringdesign.com/team.php

Cold Spring | Massachusetts Web Design Company | We conceive, design, build, host & maintain custom. At Cold Spring we conceive, design and build, then host and maintain beautiful, clean websites that inspire trust in your business. Want creative results, expertly developed with a positive attitude? View our portfolio!

Home | Wingate Wealth Advisors | Independent financial planning and investment managementWingate Wea 04/11/2012

Home | Wingate Wealth Advisors | Independent financial planning and investment managementWingate Wea

Working with a great client and a skilled designer (Jim Casey - www.CaseyDZN.com) on a total re-brand and new website is just fun. We hope the results speak for themselves! Try resizing www.wingatewealthadvisors.com or viewing it on your mobile device!

Home | Wingate Wealth Advisors | Independent financial planning and investment managementWingate Wea Since 1986, Wingate Wealth Advisors has provided independent financial planning and investment management to individuals, families, retirement plans and or

What The Heck Is Responsive Web Design? 03/16/2012

What The Heck Is Responsive Web Design?

Wondering what the heck all the fuss is about responsive web design? Scroll through this site. http://johnpolacek.github.com/scrolldeck.js/decks/responsive/

What The Heck Is Responsive Web Design? “Day by day, the number of devices, platforms, and browsers that need to work with your site grows. Responsive web design represents a fundamental shift in how we’ll build websites for the decade to come.” - Jeffrey Veen

03/09/2012

Why Does 'Emotional Design' Work on the Web: for Felony & Mayhem, It's No Mystery - Forbes

A good article on why businesses should have websites designed for emotional impact.

http://www.forbes.com/sites/anthonykosner/2011/11/29/why-does-emotional-design-work-on-the-web-for-felony-mayhem-its-no-mystery/

Why Does 'Emotional Design' Work on the Web: for Felony & Mayhem, It's No Mystery - Forbes Why are some company's websites more memorable than others? On the surface, it might seem to have to do with originality, visual impact and branding. But what if I were to tell you that the most important factor is how a site makes a visitor feel? That's the premise of a [...]

Pixelmator 02/24/2012

Pixelmator

Looking for a good alternative to Photoshop? Try Pixelmator, it's packed with features and is far less expensive. www.pixelmator.com.

Pixelmator Handcrafted to the very last detail for working with images, the new user interface of the app is as beautiful to look at as it is easy to use.

Dieter Rams: ten principles for good design 02/17/2012

Dieter Rams: ten principles for good design

10 design principles from legendary product designer Dieter Rams. http://www.vitsoe.com/en/gb/about/dieterrams/gooddesign

Dieter Rams: ten principles for good design Good design: The ten principles of Dieter Rams

RI Divorce Mediation – Child Custody Mediation Process 02/01/2012

RI Divorce Mediation – Child Custody Mediation Process

We're happy with this one: www.familymattersmediators.com. Strong logo, colors, identity, website, content (thanks !), and great people to work with!

RI Divorce Mediation – Child Custody Mediation Process If you're looking for RI divorce mediation (and more), you've come to the right place. Learn more about our mediation services and process. We're not lawyers. We're people like you.

IE6 declared dead in USA | News | .net magazine 01/04/2012

IE6 declared dead in USA | News | .net magazine

Today is a good day.

IE6 declared dead in USA | News | .net magazine Microsoft celebrates as usage drops below one per cent

MediaPost Publications Gartner: Mobile To Outpace Desktop Web By 2013 01/14/2010 11/19/2011

MediaPost Publications Gartner: Mobile To Outpace Desktop Web By 2013 01/14/2010

Why you should strongly consider a mobile strategy.

http://www.mediapost.com/publications/article/120590/

MediaPost Publications Gartner: Mobile To Outpace Desktop Web By 2013 01/14/2010 Gartner: Mobile To Outpace Desktop Web By 2013 - 01/14/2010

felix sockwell - A Job for Steve 10/11/2011

felix sockwell - A Job for Steve

The evolution of the iTunes logo. In the end, simple was better.

felix sockwell - A Job for Steve

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