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Introducing the esd Media Library

At esd, we write white papers on a broad variety of digital media topics, from lead nurturing and email marketing to search engine optimization and B2B buyer personas. Consult our media library for in-depth answers to all your digital media questions.

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Are the websites you visit secure?

HTTPS: It’s More Than Security. Chances are you have visited a secure website with a URL starting with “HTTPS” (Hypertext Transport Protocol Security). This is commonly used for shopping, banking or e-commerce websites, but this security is also important for

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All Digital Media Starts With User-Centered Design

User experience (UX) is a topic you don’t hear about until someone complains that a digital platform is not intuitive or user-friendly. UX should be part of the design process from the early design concepts through the final programming and

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Design Trends Emerge, Helping Websites Evolve with Customers

The art of design is constantly changing, and this is especially evident in web design. Changes in community taste, technology and art are always reflected in the current state of web design. Designers are stretching the limits looking for the

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Institute for Women’s Health Los Luchadores 5K website honored

Los Luchadores 5K joins other great sites across the web, including established brands like Newsweek, The Rolling Stones, Intel UK, Michaels, Medicare, Jamie Oliver, the Discovery Channel and more.

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from web to mobile

Today’s consumers and Internet users are on the move. They obtain their information via the various mobile devices that dominate the market. In fact, the International Data Corporation predicts that the number of mobile Internet users will surpass the number of

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does your website need rehab?

Ugly, disorganized websites scare prospects more than The Shining scares thirteen year olds. Lead prospects to a poorly organized and unattractive website and you usher them out your business’ door. Inefficient, unattractive websites simply do not deliver a professional brand

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make your website’s content count

Websites, even the most visual, require words. Why? Non-readers beware: as much as you may skim from subtitle to subtitle and jump from image to image, search engines do not. They crawl quickly, but efficiently, through each and every website

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get ‘em in through the inbox

Great customer relationship management (CRM) can help make your business an enduring one. Your customers are the lifeblood of your business, but the competition for their loyalty is fierce. Stay in touch with your customer base via strategically planned emails

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pimp your web usability – part I

When it comes to web design, there’s a lot of amateurs but decidedly fewer experts. Real web design experts know not only how to customize a template – they know the real tricks, tips and secrets about building a website

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the app invasion

You wake up, check your email on your iPhone—there’s one app. Browse Facebook, Twitter, The Wall Street Journal all on your iPad—that makes four apps used before you even go to work. Sure, you’re on the Internet, but you’re not

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into the wild

Traditional marketing isn’t going away and why should it? It still works when used correctly and strategically. But sometimes it helps to think outside of the traditional marketing box. Guerilla marketing relies on being creative and loud without the big

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qr codes – giving the hyperlink a facelift

From the coffee shop on the corner to the park’s pondside benches; we can all connect to some sort of Internet capable, wireless web matrix. Whether on our laptops or on our phones, we constantly have access to the web

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short bre.ad

Are you having trouble promoting a product or cause without being overly in-your-face to followers? Sure, you might be passionate about clean water in Africa or Lady Gaga but not all day everyday. When it comes to shortening URLs, bit.ly

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the twitter echo

To tweet or not to tweet? That is the question several businesses face these days, and understandably so. The success of Twitter is undeniable. Everyone from Britney Spears to PETA is tweeting about their likes, lives and favorite issues. But

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how may I help you?

Whether you deal in retail, healthcare, hospitality or non-profit resources, chances are that customer service matters to your business. Your customers are your fans, your supporters, your inspiration and your income. Their satisfaction is paramount to your success in the

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esd & associates 20h
Meet our new Social Media Strategist! Paloma has a knowledgable background in Social Media, PR, and Communications. Her passion for Digital Marketing is what sets her above the rest when it comes to all things involving creative content. She enjoys going hiking, practicing her calligraphy, and spending time with her two adorable dachshunds. We are thrilled to have her on the team! #GetToKnowESD
esd & associates 08/15/19
20,000 passengers have tried VIA Link, a "smart transit" option that provides shorter waits and faster connections with app-based booking and rides tracking within the VIA Link service area.
esd & associates 08/08/19
Happy Birthday to our Web Developer, Aaron! We're so happy to celebrate you today.
esd & associates 08/06/19
Meet Our Intern Tristen! "I thoroughly enjoyed my time at esd. The esd team truly exceeded my expectations of what I thought it would be like as an intern. I was challenged, taught, and encouraged. I am thankful for the people who helped me start my growth as a business professional and am excited to continue learning and gaining experience in the marketing industry. With graduation in the near future, I hope to find a marketing position with a company that advocates for saving marine life, while continuing my education with a graduate degree in Integrated Marketing Communications from the University of Mississippi :)"
esd & associates 07/09/19
Meet Our Intern Madison! "As an intern at esd I was welcomed with my first real office work environment. I was able to use what I have learned in my courses at school and put them into real world projects. Networking, filming and editing for our big name clients has really helped me fill out my film reel and resume. Using new equipment and software outside the classroom has been a real perk of this internship. I have been taken in by all parts of the esd team, helping across all departments for projects, and learning things from everyone and their jobs at esd. Gaining as much knowledge and more skills to make me more well versed in my field. After college, I am looking forward to working on more video productions for film in Austin and making a name for myself as a director."