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Marketing gurus are embracing Blippar as a superior way to make marketing interactive

2016-10-17T10:29:41+00:00 June 5th, 2016|Industry News, Newsletter, Product News|

QR (quick response) codes, which have been around for years, are shortcuts used to make accessing websites with mobile devices easier.  Now QR codes have been completely outdone by the newest twist on scanable objects. No longer must designers include an ugly black and white box in their designs. Now they can make almost any object [...]

Millennial entrepreneur seeks web design help from Buzzquake for Annapolis-based escape room business

2016-10-17T10:29:41+00:00 May 2nd, 2016|Buzzquake Press, Client News, Industry News, Newsletter|

ANNAOPLIS, MARYLAND “We reinforced what we already knew about the power of the internet when it comes to marketing,” said Jason Cherry, owner of a new business here named Mission Escape Rooms.  “We got 460 email subscribers with just our coming soon page, and in the first six hours after we launched the website we [...]

It’s time to jump ship and completely abandon Internet Explorer (and Microsoft Edge)

2016-10-17T10:29:41+00:00 January 21st, 2016|Business Advice, Industry News|

Full disclosure: IE (Internet Explorer) has been a pain in the butt for web developers like us for a long time. We are THRILLED that it is about to go away forever. Good riddance! Really Bad IE has been dysfunctional for years. Web developers complained constantly about how slow and buggy it was. When we [...]

The benefits of using a staging server

2016-10-17T10:29:42+00:00 August 5th, 2015|Business Advice, Industry News, Newsletter, Product News, WordPress|

All websites have problems from time to time.  Unfortunately, some problems significantly impact the operation of websites – occasionally taking them down completely. Implementing a staging server can minimize disruptions to your website when software updates and changes are applied. When a staging server is employed, potentially detrimental changes are first made to a copy [...]

Please tell me again how ecommerce credit card processing works

2016-10-17T10:29:44+00:00 May 26th, 2015|Business Advice, Industry News, Product News|

If you are confused about how ecommerce credit card processing works on websites, you are not alone.  It’s complicated! First, here are the entities involved: Website with ecommerce functionality and payment gateway extension Payment gateway (such as, PayPal and Stripe) Merchant bank’s processor (such as First Data, Global Payments and Heartland Payment Systems) Credit [...]

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