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The Death of Flash Player

If you use Firefox as your default web browser, you might be wondering what’s up with that pesky plugin warning you’ve been receiving lately. The digital media community has talked about it for a while now and it finally looks like the end of flash player is approaching.

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Melissa & Chris 4.3.15

Take a peek at snippets from this wedding film we created for Melissa & Chris on April 3rd, 2015 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

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Capturing footage on the go…

The Glidecam Track and Dolly system and CobraCrane Quick Jib are production tools with an assembly time of under 15 minutes. Pair that with a Canon DSLR to capture amazing footage with minimal setup, production cost and a high production value.

Wannette DoerrfeldCapturing footage on the go…
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Marketing Plan Tips

If you haven’t started planning yet, now’s the the time! Marketing plans take a lot of time and preparation which is why it’s best to get started before the new year. Words of advise, keep it simple! And you’ll be on your way, sailing smoothly through the next calendar year with your marketing strategy planned, budgeted and scheduled.

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The Power of Video

The importance of video in marketing is a constant claim among marketing professionals. Meeting that level of importance and power with solid execution is the difficult part. A combination of planning, storytelling, production, and timing all play a role the level of engagement a video achieves.

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The New Age in Real Estate Marketing: Video

ABC’s “The Lookout” recently featured a Real Estate Survival Guide. The episode explained what experts say house hunters need to look out for when buying or renting a home. From Photoshopping landscapes and sunsets to increase curb appeal to taking interior listing photos midday to blow out windows with sunlight. Why would anyone want to blow out windows? Maybe, to hide the bars on the windows of a home in a sketchy neighborhood or a not so pleasing view of a brick wall. These sorts of listing photo embellishments are on the rise in real estate marketing. In effect, consumer trust is on a decline when it comes to scouring real estate listing photos online.

Wannette DoerrfeldThe New Age in Real Estate Marketing: Video
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WordPress Botnet Attack

.WordPress is now under a significant attack. According to TechCrunch, the attack is trying to find passwords for the “admin” accounts that the open source CMS platform creates by default. We are advising everyone to change your passwords.

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Common Problems in Website Designs

At S2P we utilize two primary concepts in website design, simplicity and usability. A well designed website lacks clutter and utilizes space efficiently. Usability involves how the user experiences the website from the color and layout to the navigation. Here is a list of common problems we encounter often with existing websites:

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Establishing a Web Presence

There are many options available to new businesses and consumers seeking to establish a web presence. An attractive option is DIY website builder services. Often, consumers are attracted by low prices of these services and are not informed of the many disadvantages.

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Hiring a Wedding Video Professional

Hiring a wedding videographer will be one of the best investments you make for your special day. They say a picture is worth a thousand words…well a wedding video is worth a thousand pictures and then some! In a recent survey from Breakthrough Marketing Inc., 98% of newly wedded brides recommended that engaged couples splurge on a professional wedding video. Newlyweds quickly realize what a blur their wedding day was and how important having a video truly is. This is most likely because they saw all the best moments from their wedding on their friends’ Facebook albums and it all happened while they were mingling with wedding guests.

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