Author Archive | Kevin Cushing

What is Responsive Web Design?

Responsive web design is a way to create a website that adapts to different display sizes and orientations. Or more simply, design a website to display nicely on any device. The size of content and amount of information that can be effectively displayed varies with different screen and device sizes. Responsive design allows for a […]

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December and January Events

Celebrate the Holidays with Locomotion What: Winter Train and Village at Seattle Center’s Winterfest. You are invited to take your turn conducting the winter train around the holiday village. A free event, with a suggested donation of $2. When: Open through the month of December all the way through 4pm on December 24th. 10:30am – […]

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Grazie for Lunch

Translate “grazie” to English and you get: preposition:.thanks to interjection. thanks, thank you! noun. gratitude, thankfulness, appreciation noun. gracefulness, neatness, grace, prettiness, favor, pardon, mercy, reprieve Enter the door of Grazie Ristorante Southcenter and you experience a lovely reprieve. Ideal for a small dinner party, one on one or small group business strategy lunch, father-daughter […]

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Upcoming Events November/December

Holiday Bazaar What: Start your holiday shopping at the SeaTac community center’s market event with over 70 vendors with thoughtfully made hand crafted items and treats. When: November 5th 9am – 3pm Where: SeaTac Community Center http://www.ci.seatac.wa.us/Modules/ShowDocument.aspx?documentid=1968   The Art of Pancakes Fundraiser What: A pancake art competition and pancake breakfast. Only $3 per person. […]

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Why We Love WordPress

The WordPress trademark “W” icon is found all over the web. If you haven’t noticed it yet, you will now that you are looking for it. Still it would be easy to underestimate the number of WordPress sites since only a fraction of their designs highlight the “W”. Would you have guessed that this is […]

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Culinary Bravery – A Restaurant Review

Once every month we use our newsletter as an excuse to get out from behind our desks and take a company trip for a local restaurant review. For the staff of CeSI, it is becoming more than just a free meal. It is a chance to push our culinary boundaries. For most of my life […]

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A Whale of a Review – If You Value Reputation, You Will Want to Understand Online Reviews

What if the opinion of every customer you have ever had was instantly available for your review? Or, what if everyone, including new potential customers had access to these opinions? Essentially, they do. The increasing importance and proliferation of review sites has made reviews powerful tools for consumers. Reviews could be powerful for a business […]

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Web Design for an Emerging Business

As an internet marketing company that works with small to medium sized businesses we are in a unique position to witness some very exciting times in our clients’ lives. One of these times is the start of a new business. Just recently we assisted in the launch of Solid Rock Memorials. Solid Rock Memorials provides […]

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A Persistent Artist

It takes guts to pursue your dreams. For every one person that drops everything, moves to Hollywood and serves burgers between auditions, there are ten others that dream of doing just that. For many different reasons most of us are content to let dreams live in our minds. Sheila Lengle is an exception, someone who […]

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Helping Dentists Smile

Since dentists rely so heavily on referrals it is essential for a dentist to have a solid reputation. However between patients and the business aspect of running a practice a dentist already has plenty to deal with. Realistically, a dentist is not going to monitor her reputation online while waiting for a patient’s anesthesia to […]

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Think of the Children

Traveling with children? You may or may not realize the implications that come with bringing little ones on board. Here are 5 “I’m traveling with children” mistakes to avoid: Red Eye Flights. It might seem like a brilliant idea to save precious dollars by booking the redeye now, but you might realize you’re not quite […]

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Before Summer Ends

Looking for fun things to do in Seattle during the summer? While we may not have the brightest weather on the planet, we’ve got a wide variety of activities, events and attractions that are brilliant rain or shine. Take a look at the city’s summer must-dos for families and friends before summer ends. Sports: Mariners […]

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A Great Local Blend

Seattle is known for its coffee, its music, and its technology. One of the best places to see them all at once is in local coffee shops, where those colorful walls of event posters show what entertainment is happening at the moment. From indie bands to classical ballet, from summer festivals to Broadway musicals, coffee […]

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How to Sell Without Selling

Selling a service is different from selling a product. Selling a service involves making more of a human connection and a commitment because what you are selling is more than an object. Selling a service, even when selling installation of a product, includes understanding the customer and selling the personality, knowledge, and skills of those […]

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Sharing Equals Saving Money

Remember learning the painful lesson of sharing as a child? One local business is helping other businesses learn to share and saving them money in the process. You don’t often see businesses apply principle like sharing. However, thanks to Stratus Rack some businesses are sharing with each other and saving handfuls of money in the […]

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