The future of the Web is everywhere. The future of the Web is not at your desk. It’s not necessarily in your pocket, either. It’s everywhere. With each new technological innovation, we continue to become more and more immersed in the Web, connecting the ever-growing layer of information in the virtual world to the real one around us. But rather than get starry-eyed with utopian wonder about this bright future ahead, we shouldsoberly anticipate the massive amount of planning and design work it will require of designers, developers and others. ... Read The Rest →
It’s Thursday again Parisleaflets! That means we will be getting another sneak peak behind the scenes at a local Gainesville business. This week we’re getting to know Roomsync, thanks to an interview with Co-founder Rob Castellucci. Tell me about Roomsync. What do you do? How does it work? Roomsync is a Facebook application that allows for roommate self selection. It helps people choose their roommates based on their Facebook profiles. Our goal is to reduce roommate conflicts. In a recent study from Michigan State, roommate conflicts were found to be... Read The Rest →
In an ever more crowded social media arena, creativity is king. From catchy graphics pages to award winning design layouts, your social media identity can make or break your brand. While we have come to expect ingenious Facebook campaigns, it’s not all as easy and seamless as it may appear. Some creative social media endeavors deserve more accolades and attention for their Internet ingenuity. A dedication to producing carefully planned web campaigns inspires us, and is an integral part of Parisleaf’s web experience. Here at Parisleaf we engage our Facebook... Read The Rest →
Rebranding on a budget: Here’s a quick tip, the key to rebranding on a budget is to stick to the essentials. If you don’t have the truck loads of green backs, make sure you have time and patience at your disposal. Sometimes your new brand may just need time to catch on. There isn’t always such a need for a massive debut of the new brand (cue the elephants and the bed sheet acrobat circus people). Just a subtle introduction will do just as well. Remember the purpose of rebranding is... Read The Rest →
Hi Parisleaflets! Today we are continuing to look at local businesses with a close-up on Dragon Rises College of Oriental Medicine! We talked with CEO/Director Bruce Pagel about the college, read on to learn more!
Howdy! So, here’s the latest scoop on Social Media. Do it! If you’re not going to join in on Social Media in the next 5 years, say bye bye. If you are waiting for the next 5 years to join in on the Social Media Ho Down, good luck. There’s a lot you’ve missed already. Here are a few pointers: 1) Do it!
So, if you don’t already know, we’ll tell you: Social Media is out-control-huge (gargantuan, even). Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Blogs, Dungeons and Dragons forums…you name it and if it features some kind of way for people to sound off, tell their story, or have some control of the conversation with each other, companies, pseudo-celebrities, etc., people go bananas for it. Bananas, I tell you.
So we all know gas powered cars are bad for the environment. There are hybrids and electric cars available and more soon to be available. Hydrogen cars would be great, although I’ve yet to see a filling station for one of those yet… So, if you really want to amp up the amount of green good you can do what are your options?
the do’s for the do’ers and 1 dont-do…er Oy! So, you wanna learn a thing or two about rebranding? How about 10 things? Boo Ya! Here’s a 10 step process on how to rebrand: Step 1: No hott pinks Here we go: 1) Pray/meditate/have a cup of coffee and think about things: Rebranding takes time, so make sure you’re all prayed, meditated, or medicated up and that you’re up to the task that lies ahead. 2) Talk to your life partner about your plans to rebrand (even if it is... Read The Rest →
Hey Parisleaflets! As you may have noticed, every Thursday we have been doing a Shout-Out for a local business or organization here in Gainesville. And it’s more than likely that you’ve heard over and over about the importance of buying locally. Sometimes, especially in a depressed economy, it can seem more important to get the cheapest option, by buying online or visiting a big box store. Today we’re going to explore a few of the reasons why you really should be doing your best to keep your dollars circulating locally.