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This Week in Our Web: March 28, 2014

This Week in Our Web: March 28, 2014

It's the end of March, and the Chicago area hasn't seen a day above 60 degrees for over 130 days. All I can hope is that the end-of-March lamb is on its way. In the meantime, the march of information goes on, and we found some really interesting articles and tips...

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This Week in Our Web: March 21, 2014

This Week in Our Web: March 21, 2014

This week in the American Midwest can best be summarized by the Beatles: We also saw a lot of interesting things on the backlit screens we love so well all year long. Here are some of the interesting things we saw and read this week. We started the week on our blog...

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This Week in Our Web: March 14, 2014

Tomorrow is the Ides of March -- but don't let that scare you, since today is Pi Day! Whether you want to add an "e" and have yours with banana cream, or whether you can recite it to 100+ digits, there's definitely something to celebrate in these special days of...

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Email Print This Week in Our Web: March 7, 2014

Well, we may still be getting snow here in the midwest, but the temperatures are rising just enough for some hope to seep in through the cracks in the walls at Jebraweb HQ. This great comic from John Atkinson at Wrong Hands reminds us of that brighter, simpler time...

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This Week in Our Web: February 21, 2014

This Week in Our Web: February 21, 2014

This week, I was busy doing a lot of writing and rewriting in preparation for a presentation to local businesswomen in March at the Evanston/North Shore meetup for Founding Moms. I'm working with the fantastic Marissa Strassel of Strassel Creative, and if you are a...

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Words Matter, Like, Kind of a Lot

Words Matter, Like, Kind of a Lot

Why is that a terrible title? Obviously, it's totally unprofessional. We all know not to swear in a job interview ("my last boss was a ?$@*!"), respond with slang to our grandparents' jokes ("LOL, Nana!"), or use business-related terms in describing our weekends with...

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This Week in Our Web: February 7, 2014

This Week in Our Web: February 7, 2014

We've seen another blustery, freezing week in the midwest, but it's not going to keep us from reading and sharing interesting stories about web design, online marketing, and general technical geekiness with all of you.  Here are some of the things that came across my...

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Your Mom Wants You to Clean Your Web Site!

Your Mom Wants You to Clean Your Web Site!

When you were a kid, your parents almost certainly, at some point, lost their tempers and yelled at you to clean your room. Even if it was tucked into a corner of their house they seldom needed to inhabit, and even if your door was closed, the mess drove them nuts....

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This Week in Our Web: January 31, 2014

This Week in Our Web: January 31, 2014

Did we mention that it's cold and snowy in the midwest, where we're located? Maybe you missed it. It's not fun. Thankfully, the Internet stepped up its game again this week to provide us with great content by which we can warm our chilly minds. We started the week...

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Web Site Red Flags: Part III

Web Site Red Flags: Part III

Have you ever read anything like this on a web site?: This is the first paragraph of a new blog post. It sits right below the title. Blog posts can contain text, images like the one to the right, and links to other web sites. Many people use blogs to communicate...

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This Week in Our Web: January 24, 2014

This Week in Our Web: January 24, 2014

It was another bitter, freezing, snowy week here in the midwest, but at least we had the web to keep us warm. Here are some of the great things that came across our browsers this week. We started this week with our own blog post, talking about another series of web...

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