Tips for Building a Responsive Web App

With the multitude of different web-enabled devices in use today, a responsive web app can help you reach a wide range of users while maintaining a single code base. If you've decided to take on the challenge of building a responsive web app,…

5 Tips for Holiday Email Marketing Success

The Holiday season is upon us which can only mean one thing…lots and lots of email will be flooding the inbox. Make your message stand out by following these quick tips to make this season merry and bright! 1. Test Your Holiday Subject…

Marketing vs. Design: Helpful Tips to a Fruitful Relationship

When I think of the dynamic of the Marketing & Design team members, I always think of the movie Gladiator. Proximo states, "Listen to me. Learn from me. I was not the best because I killed quickly. I was the best because the crowd loved…

The "Rockstar" Lawsuit: Why Digital Advertisers Should Pay Attention

Patent wars between smartphone manufacturers have been waging fiercely since smartphone usage began to surge in 2009. Since then, lawsuits and counter-lawsuits have been escalating to what is now the most brutal attack yet on Google by its major…

The Long Shadow Trend

Since the birth of design, trends within it have come and gone. One of the latest trends to arrive is the long shadow. Long shadow is a trend that started immediately after flat design; it adds a 45-degree shadow, which is far more dramatic…

The New Pixel Perfection: Designing in the Browser

Remember back in the day when things were simpler? Web design was confined to tabular layouts, local fonts and bandwidth-sucking web 2.0 buttons? Desktop was king and smartphones were still years away. Fast forward to now; devices of all shapes…

Three Ways to IE-Proof Your Javascript

One of the prime evils of front-end web development is ensuring that our work functions properly in Microsoft's Internet Explorer, which is, at best, delightfully quirky, but at worst, a cause for alarm. The problem isn't going away for the…

How Google is Changing Long-Tail Search with Hummingbird

Named for its speed and precision, Google’s latest Hummingbird update was announced September 26th -the eve of Google’s 15th birthday- and the change has already been deemed the biggest algorithm overhaul in over a decade. From an advertising…

A New Multi-Screen World

The amount of time people spend watching TV has dropped considerably. A recent article published by eMarketers entitled Digital Set to Surpass TV in Time Spent with US Media provides statistics that prove people spend more time online. The article…

Flying Cork Wins American Advertising Award

Digital and interactive agency, Flying Cork, is pleased to announce recent recognition at the 2013 Pittsburgh American Advertising Awards, which were held Friday, March 1st. Taking home a gold Addy in the responsive design category for their…