Web Development

  1. Client News: StopColonCancerNow.com Launches

    One of our health care clients, AMSURG Corporation here in Nashville, recently launched StopColonCancerNow.com, a national awareness and prevention campaign. Throughout March — Colon Cancer Awareness Month — the company will be doing national media relations, local events and social media stuff to get the word out.

  2. Tech Showdowns in 2010 (2 of 3)

    As consumers continue to adopt new technology and integrate it into their lives, competition for their attention will increase substantially. As such, 2010 promises to be an exciting year for digital innovation and adoption. Unlike competition in more traditional industries, competition for the digital hearts and minds of consumers competes on features far more than just price.

  3. How (and why) to plan for interactive marketing

    The exponential growth of internet adoption among businesses and consumers provides tremendous opportunity for marketers. According to Forrester Research, advertisers will spend $25.8b on interactive marketing in 2009, and that number is expected to rise over the next five years to $55b, representing 21 percent of all marketing expenditures. The primary reason for this massive growth is that interactive marketing provides more efficient ways to reach prospective customers than more traditional advertising vehicles.

    Challenges always accompany opportunities, however, and interactive marketing is no exception. Here are five steps to successfully plan your interactive marketing for 2010:

    1. Understand. Before you develop and execute your interactive marketing plan, embark on a mission to understand who your target market is and how they behave online. Create a few prototypical customers and create a quick model about the

  4. Seven Steps to a Better Website

    It is a good practice to step back from your company or association website every few months and take a good hard look. But who has the time? Enter the Parthenon Seven Steps to a Better Website checklist. Much like the checklists that promise flatter abs in just minutes a day, this checklist takes only minutes but can have a very big impact on what your audience sees and thinks about you and your brand.

  5. Stock Art 101

    Stock art can be a lifesaver if you ever find yourself needing to add photos to a brochure, but lacking the budget to arrange a professional photo shoot. As the Web has grown, so have the number of stock art websites, so marketers have a wealth of choices when they are seeking art to enhance a marketing piece. But, there are limits to stock art. The article below answers a few of the most common questions we receive about stock art.