Hitting the Refresh Button!

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There are several barriers to overcome in order to succeed in “solitary work” such running a small business, a home-based business or even telecommuting with a larger company (watch for a future blog post on this topic!) … but for me personally, the biggest issue is over-commitment to work.

I’m not bragging when I say that I have been known to be on the phone ...

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Good Design is a Collaborative Effort

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We’ve often said (and we really mean it!) that UBU prefers to work as an extension of our clients’ marketing departments. The main difference between building a website and building a brand is the long-term mindset. You have to be invested in the success of your project – not just in the launch of a pretty website, but in reaching the target audience on ...

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Caffeine, Glorious Caffeine!

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Singing the praises of caffeine today in the UBU office, as we burn the candle at both ends (and sometimes in the middle) while we get caught up on projects. We are making great progress … and thought we’d share some useless caffeine trivia and host a giveaway!

  • Caffeine can be found in over 60 different plants.
  • Ninety percent of Americans consume ...
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Ways to Improve Your Online Order Checkout Process – Infographic

Infographic - Shopping Cart Abandonment
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Our friends at Fifth Gear shared this Infographic with us that details the stats behind e-commerce shopping cart abandonment, and ways to improve your guest checkout process.

Personally, the main reason I typically quit an order before checkout is because the shipping and handling costs are too high. This recently happened when I tried to purchase a deeply discounted pair of shoes at an online store ...

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Teemo Exercise App for iPhone

Teemo Exercise App for iPhone

This FREE app promises to make exercise fun by turning it into a game for the iPhone. The goal here is to help users increase their overall fitness by squeezing in short, fun, interactive exercises into their regular daily routine. The exercises are combined with adventure games that you can play with Facebook friends (or you can play ...

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Get in the Groove!

Lucid Shift EP Cover

We’ve been working a lot of late nights recently, trying to get some projects out the door. For those late nights in the office we’ve been listening to the Lucid Shift EP by counterGROOVE ™ music. It’s great music to have on while writing website copy because there are no words to mess me up, but the beats keep the ...

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Embracing my Inner Geek

We’ve been spending a lot of time on the WeTalkNerdy.tv website (and NO, you cannot look at it yet!) helping our clients over there get the new website ready for launch. As more of an “artsy” person, this creative director doesn’t pay much attention to technology issues unless they very directly affect my work. I am definitely not an early adopter! But I have been learning so much about a slew of geeky topics – from Google Glass, to the ...

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