Google Cloud Speech and Siri voice APIs and the death of browsing as we know it

Mike Erlindson

Voice interaction applications have been around for a long time. The focus has always been on dictation, digital assistants or assistive technologies. Historically, you needed to install software on your computer such as Dragon Speech by Nuance, download a browser plugin or add an app to your mobile device. Now the companies with the biggest to gain… Read More

Sbison.com: A better way to keep track of quote details, track billable time and build business intelligence

Mike Erlindson

Sbison makes it easy to keep track of quote details, track billable time and build business intelligence. Sbison is designed for agencies, development shops, consulting firms and marketing companies. Sbison is ideal for you if you work in a team environment. Save money by making estimate management more efficient. Never worry about losing track of… Read More

Evolving Legacy Systems through Cloud APIs

Mike Erlindson

We’ve been asked a lot lately on the best approach for evolving legacy systems to the cloud. A legacy system is usually an internal application running within a client’s IT environment. Examples may be a VBA or Java application accessible through Citrix or through RDC (remote desktop connection). There a number of reasons clients want… Read More

Why you should include YouTube as part of your digital strategy

Mike Erlindson

Search Engine Optimization is no longer solely about text. After Google, YouTube is the second largest search engine in the world. Google also owns YouTube. Do you see where we’re going here? Video, and YouTube video in particular is important for the following reasons: It’s more engaging for customers. Studies have shown product videos increase… Read More

How you can make your company website AODA compliant

Mike Erlindson

The Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) became law in 2005. The goal of the act is to create equal opportunity for people with disabilities. The act covers everything from building access to information and communications technologies. Most of our clients don’t realize that new websites for companies with more than 50 employees needed… Read More

Eight reasons schema tags are important for SEO and how to implement them

Mike Erlindson

When Google crawls your website it can gather a lot of information about the content. It can associate a list of keywords to the screen and it can tell how important keywords may be depending on emphasis, H1, H2 or H3 tags. It can also determine the relationship between keywords with other keywords on the… Read More

How to include Twitter in your corporate social media strategy

Mike Erlindson

This is the third article in a five-part series covering why it’s important to include social media in your corporate website strategy. Most people don’t have time to write blog posts. The Internet is wasteland for blog posts that started with great enthusiasm that sputtered out years ago. However, blogs are extremely important because they… Read More

Why you should link LinkedIn to your corporate website strategy – Part 2 of 5

Mike Erlindson

This is the second part of a five part series about the importance of incorporating social media into your corporate website strategy. In this article we cover LinkedIn. Last year LinkedIn had 300 million members with 100 million in the US. Linkedin may be a playground for career seekers and recruiters. However, it’s also evolving… Read More

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