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Ali and I first met back in 2005 when we both worked at Mt. Bethel UMC in the marketing department of the church. We redesigned…

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Single page web sites are trendy, but are they really what you need?

A popular trend in websites lately is a single-page design. An example would be this theme from StudioPress; it has a few sub-pages, but is…

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The obvious choice isn’t always so obvious

Imagine you’re at a baseball game, waiting for it to start. At the conclusion of the singing of the National Anthem, everyone cheers and applauds….

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5 Years of GreenMellen

If you had asked Mickey or me five years ago where we would be today, our answer would be far fetched from reality. Five years ago…

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Come join us at WordCamp Birmingham

WordCamp Birmingham is coming up in a few weeks (August 16) and we’re getting excited about it! Jenny Munn and myself will be leading a…

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How voice search is changing the keywords we use

Google has been around for 15 years, and while they are continually updating their algorithm we’ve been continually updating the way we search. A popular…

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The hierarchy of attention; or, why we hate your robocalls

Today in Georgia we have a handful of runoff elections, and our phones have been ringing off the hook with robocalls from some of the…

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A little effort goes a long way

In most industries, a bit of extra effort (or even simply nominal effort) can go a long way. While it can apply in a variety…

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GreenMellen speaking at Georgia URISA on May 13

Ali and I are excited to be heading to speak at the Georgia chapter of URISA (Urban and Regional Information Systems Association). We’ll be speaking…

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Social Media Relearned: SoCon14

This past weekend, GreenMellen Media attended SoCon14 — the Southeast’s longest running social media event. SoCon has thrived as a must-attend professional conference offering an…

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5 Tips for Working On the Go

Please check which of the following statements best describes you: My car is my best friend. I own a laptop because I am always on…

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Going from great to amazing

I had an interesting experience a few days ago.  Ali and I were meeting with a colleague at a fast food restaurant for a brief…

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Why Fake Reviews Are Bad News For Your Business Online

Consumers often use sites like Yelp to help them make decisions, so having positive reviews of your business online is increasingly important.   If you…

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Choosing the right WordPress theme

With literally tens of thousands of WordPress themes available online, finding the right one can be a difficult task. Here are a few tips to…

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How to brainstorm before you begin branding

Everyone wants their project to go smoothly and be successful at grabbing their audience’s attention. Here are some basic questions to ask yourself before contacting…

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