Here is a short video the Baton Rouge Business Report conducted with Brian Rodriguez as a part of the Forty Under 40 for 2012. To read the full article, click here.
Begins with Goals. Ends with Results
- Content Strategy for the Web -
Why do you visit a website? Is it for its dazzling design and nifty graphics? What about neat rollover text with continuous scrolling and vivid background images? Well then, surely it’s for the novelty of slideshow effects, java script and fun pop outs, right? Right?
Wrong. Try again. The number one reason a person visits a website is for its information—its content. And not just any content my friends, good, relevant and up-to-date content. Without … Read More
Free Google gumballs!
I was a very early adopter of AdWords (circa 2001) and Google sent this gumball machine to me as a customer appreciation gift.
When I first started using AdWords, you literally had to call Google on the phone and then mail in a check if you wanted to place a large buy or if you wanted to have your ads appear in the premium locations.
The features and tracking analytics have grown tremendously since I first fell in love with … Read More
Web Design 101
Who’s looking anyway?
It’s been said we only have 5 seconds to convince a visitor of the credibility of your site. For the most part, this is true. The Stanford Persuasive Technology Lab has done studies on website credibility based off of the visitors. About 46.7% of visitors quickly evaluate a site’s credibility based off of its visual design. Still, you might ask yourself, “Isn’t the content the most important information on a website?” Yes it is, but if … Read More
We’re all pretty familiar with the origin of the Olympics. But if you’re not, here’s a quick summary – In ancient Greece, games would be held every four years in the city of Olympia, and despite wars and political problems, every city state would compete in these games. It was a time of peace and general sportsmanship.
Since the Olympic revival in 1896, we have continued these games with gusto. Each opening ceremony becoming bigger and each commercial block selling for … Read More
Facebook began rolling out the business edition of its new Timeline format shortly after most personal pages were required to adopt Timeline in December 2011. Timeline for business pages will become mandatory on March 30. Here’s some of the features you should take advantage of to make the most of the new format.
Cover photo. Instead of having a row of business-related photos at the top of your page, you’ll have a large photo on top, and your business’ profile photo … Read More
This afternoon we were honored as one of the top 100 fastest growing tiger businesses during the LSU 100 Awards Luncheon. Gatorworks landed at the number 6 spot on the list of 100 companies. Here are the top 10:
Broad Oak Energy, Inc. – founded 2005 – David B. Braddock ’74, JD Braddock ’03, Cory Parrott ’03
Public Properties, LLC – founded 2000 – Ben Butler ’85
Joubert Law Firm – founded 2002 – John “Johnny” Joubert ’93
General Informatics, LLC – founded 2001 … Read More
*** Gatorworks Presents ****
Wow. It’s already April. Did anybody else see that coming? It kind of snuck up on us.
Well, what a day to have this month’s Stabbed in the Art. Yes, it’s still the first Friday just like every other month. BUT, this particular Friday is April Fool’s Day. We don’t have any surprises in store for you (yet), but feel free to bring your mischievous side with you to the show.
If you’ve never attended Stabbed in the Art, … Read More
Late last year, I was super-excited to learn that RubyConf 2010 was being held just an hour away from here, in New Orleans. Given that I love Ruby and write most of my code these days in it, I knew I had to go. Then, I found out that the guy who wrote Ruby, Yukihiro “matz” Matsumoto was going to be there, as well as David Heinemeier Hansson, creator of the framework Ruby on Rails and co-author of the book … Read More