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Website Maintenance: Hard Code vs. Content Management Systems Woman browsing on a laptop with a tablet on the side
Much has changed since the early 90s, and what used to be a funky networking tool for computer geeks has become an indispensable part of running a business. The Internet itself has changed drastically from the early days. Back then, your only choice was to “hard code” your website. Although some developers still hard code […]
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8 Mar, 2017
A monitor, tablet and a mobile phone on the table What Do Designers Mean When They Talk About Responsive Design?
What the heck is responsive design? Let’s look at Google Trends, just for fun: Google users became very interested in this thing called “responsive design” during the beginning of 2011, which wasn’t very long ago. What happened? At the same time, smart phone adoption was ascending at what felt like warp speed. Prior to this, […]
8 Mar, 2017
Woman typing on the laptop Five Simple Web Design Hacks for Beginners
No matter if you work with a web developer or if you’re choosing to design website independently, follow this guide to the simplest web design hacks you just can’t afford to ignore. These simple tips will ensure your website design stands above the competition while still being super simple to apply. It’s no longer good […]
9 Feb, 2017
winter-wunderland Six Ways to Boost Seasonal Sales On Your Site
Winter is drawing nearer. For a lot of us, that means a few different things: it’s time to bundle up, make hot cocoa, and best of all, prepare for the excitement of the holiday season! The holidays can be joyful, but there’s also a lot of stress this time of year. There’s a lot to […]
17 Dec, 2016
google-partnership Gilmedia’s Google Partnership
Gilmedia is now a Google-certified Internet marketing agency. Get the most out of your online advertising by partnering with Gilmedia, a Google-certified agency, specialized in building your online presence. As a Google Partner, Gilmedia has been comprehensively trained in Google Adwords and Analytics to ensure that we are promoting your brand as effectively and economically […]
3 Dec, 2016
talissa-decor Talissa Décor: A Gilmedia Review
Gilmedia is excited to showcase our partnership with Talissa Décor, one of Canada’s largest interior design and décor retailers. As one of Canada’s premier interior decoration outlets, Talissa Décor takes design and creativity very seriously. Their vast collection of ceiling tiles, crown moldings, backsplashes, 3D wall panels, and wallpapers are unparalleled by any other Ontario […]
17 Nov, 2016
startup-business Starting Up With Gilmedia
Why start your own business? There are a million reasons to start your own business. Creative people will often have unending ideas to make money, but finding the right one is a challenge. Once you’ve done that, consider if it’s the story you want to tell. Does it represent you and what you’re trying to […]
4 Nov, 2016
Woman and man at work with laptop in front of them Web Designers vs. Web Developers: Who They Are & How They Innovate
There are as many different kinds of web designers and web developers as there are shoe stores and contracting companies. To make things more confusing, there are specialties within both fields. Some designers specialize in using Adobe products; other designers start with raw HTML and CSS code. Some developers specialize in one or two programming […]
4 Mar, 2017
This image shows a guy climbing up the stairs represents online marketing success Seven crucial small-business marketing goals for 2017
The New Year is a great time for small businesses to start fresh with new and achievable marketing strategies. A lot can be accomplished in a year and there’s never a better time to kick-start your brand’s digital success. Many New Year’s resolutions are made with the best intentions, which is why it’s so disappointing […]
17 Jan, 2017
subcultures Five Fascinating-Originated Internet Subcultures
Culture is society’s reflection of our collective feelings and expression – through both our material belongings and our internal beliefs. Culture can be expressed through a number of settings, including gender roles, artistic expression, language, religious beliefs, and social conventions. But what happens when people become disinterested and disenfranchised with the social norms of our […]
9 Dec, 2016
Four Music Videos Inspired by the Internet Age
Even though physicists believe the Internet only weighs as much as a strawberry, the connections we make there are as real to us as the ones we create in real life. Here are four music videos inspired by Internet culture: 1. Hi by Hannah Diamond Hannah Diamond is the poster child of PC Music, the […]
24 Nov, 2016
social-media 6 Social Media Platforms To Keep an Eye On
The landscape of relevant social media seems to evolve at the speed of light. Keeping track of what’s in and what’s out will be inherently difficult for anyone over the age of twenty – but fear not. Gilmedia has done the work for you. Here’s our list of 6 social media platforms to keep a […]
11 Nov, 2016
5 Nightmarish ‘Creepypastas’ To Devour
Creepypastas are little and often terrifying tales or images with mysterious online origins. They’re small pieces of fiction passed around until they’ve evolved into something bigger. They’re modern urban legends, and like all urban legends, sometimes they may come from a place of truth. Gilmedia scoured the net in search of the five scariest, best known and […]
31 Oct, 2016
Woman browsing on a laptop with a tablet on the side Website Maintenance: Hard Code vs. Content Management Systems
Much has changed since the early 90s, and what used to be a funky networking tool for computer geeks has become an indispensable part of running a business. The Internet itself has changed drastically from the early days. Back then, your only choice was to “hard code” your website. Although some developers still hard code […]
8 Mar, 2017
A monitor, tablet and a mobile phone on the table What Do Designers Mean When They Talk About Responsive Design?
What the heck is responsive design? Let’s look at Google Trends, just for fun: Google users became very interested in this thing called “responsive design” during the beginning of 2011, which wasn’t very long ago. What happened? At the same time, smart phone adoption was ascending at what felt like warp speed. Prior to this, […]
8 Mar, 2017
Woman and man at work with laptop in front of them Web Designers vs. Web Developers: Who They Are & How They Innovate
There are as many different kinds of web designers and web developers as there are shoe stores and contracting companies. To make things more confusing, there are specialties within both fields. Some designers specialize in using Adobe products; other designers start with raw HTML and CSS code. Some developers specialize in one or two programming […]
4 Mar, 2017
Woman typing on the laptop Five Simple Web Design Hacks for Beginners
No matter if you work with a web developer or if you’re choosing to design website independently, follow this guide to the simplest web design hacks you just can’t afford to ignore. These simple tips will ensure your website design stands above the competition while still being super simple to apply. It’s no longer good […]
9 Feb, 2017
This image shows a guy climbing up the stairs represents online marketing success Seven crucial small-business marketing goals for 2017
The New Year is a great time for small businesses to start fresh with new and achievable marketing strategies. A lot can be accomplished in a year and there’s never a better time to kick-start your brand’s digital success. Many New Year’s resolutions are made with the best intentions, which is why it’s so disappointing […]
17 Jan, 2017
winter-wunderland Six Ways to Boost Seasonal Sales On Your Site
Winter is drawing nearer. For a lot of us, that means a few different things: it’s time to bundle up, make hot cocoa, and best of all, prepare for the excitement of the holiday season! The holidays can be joyful, but there’s also a lot of stress this time of year. There’s a lot to […]
17 Dec, 2016
subcultures Five Fascinating-Originated Internet Subcultures
Culture is society’s reflection of our collective feelings and expression – through both our material belongings and our internal beliefs. Culture can be expressed through a number of settings, including gender roles, artistic expression, language, religious beliefs, and social conventions. But what happens when people become disinterested and disenfranchised with the social norms of our […]
9 Dec, 2016
google-partnership Gilmedia’s Google Partnership
Gilmedia is now a Google-certified Internet marketing agency. Get the most out of your online advertising by partnering with Gilmedia, a Google-certified agency, specialized in building your online presence. As a Google Partner, Gilmedia has been comprehensively trained in Google Adwords and Analytics to ensure that we are promoting your brand as effectively and economically […]
3 Dec, 2016
Four Music Videos Inspired by the Internet Age
Even though physicists believe the Internet only weighs as much as a strawberry, the connections we make there are as real to us as the ones we create in real life. Here are four music videos inspired by Internet culture: 1. Hi by Hannah Diamond Hannah Diamond is the poster child of PC Music, the […]
24 Nov, 2016
talissa-decor Talissa Décor: A Gilmedia Review
Gilmedia is excited to showcase our partnership with Talissa Décor, one of Canada’s largest interior design and décor retailers. As one of Canada’s premier interior decoration outlets, Talissa Décor takes design and creativity very seriously. Their vast collection of ceiling tiles, crown moldings, backsplashes, 3D wall panels, and wallpapers are unparalleled by any other Ontario […]
17 Nov, 2016
social-media 6 Social Media Platforms To Keep an Eye On
The landscape of relevant social media seems to evolve at the speed of light. Keeping track of what’s in and what’s out will be inherently difficult for anyone over the age of twenty – but fear not. Gilmedia has done the work for you. Here’s our list of 6 social media platforms to keep a […]
11 Nov, 2016
startup-business Starting Up With Gilmedia
Why start your own business? There are a million reasons to start your own business. Creative people will often have unending ideas to make money, but finding the right one is a challenge. Once you’ve done that, consider if it’s the story you want to tell. Does it represent you and what you’re trying to […]
4 Nov, 2016
5 Nightmarish ‘Creepypastas’ To Devour
Creepypastas are little and often terrifying tales or images with mysterious online origins. They’re small pieces of fiction passed around until they’ve evolved into something bigger. They’re modern urban legends, and like all urban legends, sometimes they may come from a place of truth. Gilmedia scoured the net in search of the five scariest, best known and […]
31 Oct, 2016
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