Budding Design Trends for Custom Video Players

by Jake Rocheleau

May 17, 2013 in design

Video players both HTML5 and flash-based are becoming more popular. Faster Internet connections are leading towards a full technological breakthrough all around the world. We are now able to share content with people in almost every country – and streaming video is one of the cornerstones to Internet media.

I want to look into just a few video player styles from some popular social networking websites. Of course YouTube is known as one of the titans in the industry. But there are some other savvy companies and startups which are pushing the boundaries for online video players. The user interface design is a very important concept and it is worth a deeper study.

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How to Craft Unique and Valuable Content for your Website

by Jake Rocheleau

May 16, 2013 in Resources

Building your own website is certainly a task in-and-of itself. But to then fill up your website will useful content and get those pages indexed into Google is a completely separate task. The obligations are much different and SEO factors a big role into the equation. But webmasters should feel comfortable writing their own copy and putting together pages with great content.

There cannot be any single rule that always tends to work. But we can look at trends over time and see how other websites have followed things in the past. Also don’t be afraid to do your own research on this topic, either. Hit Google and try searching for keywords related to your own niche. Study what is already out there and make a note of things that you could be doing better than the competition.

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20 Examples of Fruit Photography

by Brant Wilson

May 15, 2013 in Inspiration

Food pictures have become one of the more prominent forms of photography. Years ago no one took the time to photograph food as a hobby but with the growth of picture focused blogs and mobile devices it has become the primary focus for a lot of photographers. Today we are featuring 20 awesome examples of fruit photography. Enjoy!

1. A Glimpse Of Summer

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The Benefits of Using a Tumblr Corporate Blog

by Jake Rocheleau

May 14, 2013 in Business/Freelance

Tumblr is an online social network for blogging and connecting with other users. It is easy to post new photos and reblog what others have posted. I really like this system because of the Dashboard UI, which displays all the latest reblogs from everybody you follow. It is much different than Facebook or Twitter and you can share all types of media, from text to videos and audio too.

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But what about the option of using a Tumblr blog for your company? The idea is very popular among new startups which are not interested in hosting their blog locally. This provides an external resource for managing company updates. And users who are on Tumblr may follow your blog to keep themselves in the loop with new posts. I’ll share just a few benefits to using a Tumblr blog and why it may be a good choice for your company.

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