The Pros and Cons of Social Media We’ve been documenting the 2012 Summer Olympics briefly here at Redhead Labs. This Tulsa web developer is enthralled by a recent story not involving events on the field, but off. With the advent of social media in our every day lives, it is now even easier to catch up on your favorite athlete, your countries top performers, and all other Olympic events. And therein lies the problem. Tape delays and Twitter have been at the forefront of this weekend’s events, with vocal critics lashing out against NBC. Tape-delaying events has enraged American sports fans, oftentimes spoiling the outcomes on newscasts before they air. Problematic online streaming has angered even more. NBC is learning the hard way that digital freedom comes at a price. So while the Twitter feeds light up with angry tweets, NBC has realized firsthand the mighty impact of social media. The powers that be at NBC have taken this online lesson to heart, altering their newscasts to reflect the primetime events, and even taking to Twitter to converse with critics and fans alike. Using social media to sift through the good and the bad is a necessity for any large business to succeed in today’s economy. Olympic Update The Olympics are into the first week after an exciting weekend of international competition. Team USA women’s soccer and basketball teams both came away from very convincing victories and have matches set for today. The men’s archery squad pulled off a nail-biting semi-finals finish, but […]
Redhead Labs knows the value of integrating social media and other online features into your business. To succeed in today’s world you have to present yourself on as many digital fronts as possible. But with all the steps taken to create your store’s online presence, are you remembering to spruce up your brick-and-mortar appeal? In a step that may seem a regression of technology, Facebook now offers printable posters to hang up in your office, around your store, or wherever you do business outside of the Internet! Customizable creations, you can insert your company’s Facebook link to advertise your store…in your store. It’s a great way to continue boosting your online presence to some who may not be aware of it. Tulsa Web Developer Redhead Labs is excited to see new ways that Facebook is finding to advertise your business. The melding of offline and online marketing can only continue and as social media experts, we’re excited to see what new trends may come to fruition! You can create edits to put your own store’s Facebook Page here: http://ads.ak.facebook.com/ads/FacebookAds/Facebook_Signs.pdf
Some of the best features of BigCommerce are available right from the get-go! This #1 rated shopping cart platform has some great features that you can advantage of the moment you sign up. SEO Friendly Shopping Cart Did you know that your BigCommerce website is specially formatted to already bring in great search engine results? You just need to do a little legwork! Creating custom URLs for your products, categories, and pages really boosts SEO results. Each category, page, and product has SEO optimized capabilities right there within the BigCommerce store – conveniently setup for you to fill in keywords and phrases to help boost traffic! BigCommerce also has some handy webinars, walkthrough videos, and more to help all their customers struggling with search engine woes. You can also contact Tulsa web developer Redhead Labs for SEO services today!
It’s the middle of summer and it sure feels like it! This Oklahoma web developer caught a cool spell recently, dropping just below 100 degrees in time for the Fourth of July. Our offices will be closed on Wednesday July 4th, but a shortened work week only means harder work the other four days! We have a habit of making up for lost time around here. But for tomorrow, the team at Redhead Labs is planning on enjoying some good company, good food, and some good times to honor the nation’s 236th year. We want to wish all of our clients, our friends, and family all a safe and enjoyable holiday!
The Tulsa web designers at Redhead Labs firmly believe promoting your business is nearly as important as the items you’re selling. Whether through an online campaign, business card handouts, or a good old fashioned meet-and-greet, your business can always use more connections. And thankfully, there are a few BigCommerce Apps to help make that easier. Constant Contact lets you stay contact your customers – you guessed it – constantly, via email and social networks to really engage customers for return visits. Their email marketing system is used by many BigCommerce customers and is easy to edit, manage, and benefit from for your online store! You can access the Constant Contact website here: http://bigcommerce.constantcontact.com/index.jsp
Tulsa web developers Redhead Labs are enjoying this mild week of summer. It’s our second day of triple-digit weather, after all. Independence Day is just around the corner. We’ve added a slew of new websites to our portfolio. And another of our great website designs was featured recently on the BigCommerce blog! Erica Sara Designs, a designer jewelry store, features chic and classic pieces for any occasion. Her designs sell themselves – but her new, sleek website helped a little as well! Tech-cover case designer XHiBT was also recently featured in the BigCommerce blog, and is another shining example of capitalizing on a great business idea! The great results don’t lie – Oklahoma web developer Redhead Labs really knows how to create some of the most unique and best BigCommerce templates.
Redhead Labs, Tulsa web developer and BigCommerce Designer, has been collectively cheering all year for the Oklahoma City Thunder, one of the biggest names in sports right now. And small wonder – the team has garnered followers coast to coast and just recently won the first game of seven in the NBA Finals. The Thunder’s success can be attributed to many things: the youthful athleticism of its stars, the dedication of the team and staff, loyalty to one goal, and the focus to win a championship. As loyal Thunder fans, Oklahoma web developer Redhead Labs understands all these skills. We believe many of them transcend basketball and can be applied to your business as well. Maybe not athleticism or a tangible trophy, but core ideas such as teamwork, dedication, and goals can go a long way in business and in life. Uniting a city and state, the Oklahoma City Thunder continue their playoff run tonight. Redhead Labs looks forward to this series and can’t wait to see how it ends!
Things are looking a little different for this Tulsa web design firm as Redhead Web Development has recently changed to Redhead Labs! Our name and website may have changed – our quality services and expertise are the same. We simply took a page out of our own web development handbook and freshened up our image. The new name rolls off the tongue and is a shining example of how a simple change can update your business model. After changing the name, we polished up the website to give it a fresh new look! Take some time to explore the new Redhead Labs website and check out all the amazing services this Tulsa-based BigCommerce designer offers. Our extensive portfolio is easier to navigate. Our employees have been transformed to more accurately represent our superhero-like web design qualities. And of course, we offer numerous E-Commerce and Web Development services!
Redhead Labs is proud to introduce the launch of another new website – Buy5Hour.com. Buy 5-Hour Energy is an authorized seller of 5-Hour Energy branded products. The effective energy shot is a one-of-a-kind boost to help get through groggy days. Various products available include: original 5-Hour Energy, decaf, and extra strength. For all your energy needs, Buy5Hour also offers its popular products in numerous flavors such as berry, lemon-lime, orange, citrus, grape, and pomegranate. For this project, Redhead provided a complete website redesign. We created a BigCommerce template design and also set up a complete Email Marketing system for Buy5Hour. Redhead specializes in creating clean, easy-to-use ecommerce stores and websites with features that help companies grow their business online. You can access Buy5Hour’s new website here: http://www.buy5hour.com.
Redhead Labs is proud to introduce the launch of a new website for XPO Networks. XPO Networks is a technology solutions and services provider that specializes in small businesses with 1-100 employees. They provide reliable IT consulting, hardware, and technology support using brand-name and best-of-breed technology solutions. XPO Networks can help with any business tech needs, whether you run a home office or a multi-state business. Products & services include: network switches, computers, servers, spam filtering, VOIP hardware, and other IT support solutions. If you work in or own a small business and want to eliminate the headaches or confusion that can come with IT challenges, contact the professionals at XPO Networks. For this project, Redhead provided logo/brand consulting, BigCommerce template design, and store setup consultation. Redhead specializes in creating powerful ecommerce stores and websites that help companies grow their business online. You can access XPO Networks’ new website here: http://www.xponetworks.com/