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    WordPress 3.5 Launched Today WordPress 3.5 Launched Today

    WordPress 3.5 Launched Today

WordPress 3.5 Launched Today

Wordpress launched the latest version of their CMS and blogging platform today.  This latest version is named “Elvin” in honor of drummer Elvin Jones. There are a number of new feature upgrades but the most notable difference is a new image management system.  The new media manager is “a completely re-imagined flow for uploading photos and creating galleries.” In addition, the default theme, Twenty Twelve, is mobile responsive and some updates were made to the dashboard styles.  Dashboard styles are now Retina-ready with beautiful high resolution graphics, a new color picker and some streamlining to some admin sections. If you [...]

By |December 11th, 2012|News, Tech, Wordpress|Comments Off
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    IN THE PRESS: A Total Mobile Web Solution IN THE PRESS: A Total Mobile Web Solution

    IN THE PRESS: A Total Mobile Web Solution

IN THE PRESS: A Total Mobile Web Solution

Calvert Design Group CoFounder Brian Raines received some press coverage recently for his mobile startup company where he is a CoFounder and serves as CMO. And on the same page received some press coverage for a Southern Maryland Jobs Facebook page he created to help put southern Maryland back to work.

By |December 10th, 2012|Press|Comments Off
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    Don’t Forget to Protect Possibly Your Biggest Business Asset Don’t Forget to Protect Possibly Your Biggest Business Asset

    Don’t Forget to Protect Possibly Your Biggest Business Asset

Don’t Forget to Protect Possibly Your Biggest Business Asset

In today’s Internet business economy many small business owners leave one of their most valuable business assets completely unprotected and in the hands of someone else.  I am talking about your domain name. Countless times over the last 10-15 years I have worked with clients that have no idea where or with whom their domain name is registered.  Sometimes it is an easy situation to make right – other times it is not.  It could be they trusted a friend to register their domain name or a web developer that built their first website for them.  Either way the end [...]

By |December 10th, 2012|Internet Marketing, Tech|Comments Off
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    New Website Launched for Huntingtown Swimming New Website Launched for Huntingtown Swimming

    New Website Launched for Huntingtown Swimming

New Website Launched for Huntingtown Swimming

We just recently launched a new website for the Huntingtown High School Hurricanes Swim Team. It’s a great example of our Small Business Website and demonstrates that our framework functions well for organizations as well as businesses.  

By |December 8th, 2012|News, Wordpress|Comments Off
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    Looking to Increase Facebook LIKEs? Try a Photo Contest! Looking to Increase Facebook LIKEs? Try a Photo Contest!

    Looking to Increase Facebook LIKEs? Try a Photo Contest!

Looking to Increase Facebook LIKEs? Try a Photo Contest!

Photo contests are a great way to increase your brand’s Facebook LIKE count. Let Calvert Design Group create an engaging photo contest for your Facebook page. Few things engage your prospects as well as a user-generated photo contest.  It creates viral brand awareness and grows your Facebook LIKEs and customer base. Start with an idea for a contest that relates to your business – pictures of food from your restaurant, scenic photos from your region, event photos, etc.  Then come up with some form of incentive to increase participation – a discount coupon, a t-shirt, offer to run the winning photo [...]

By |December 7th, 2012|News, Social Media Marketing|Comments Off
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    New Website Launched for Grace Brethren Church of Calvert County New Website Launched for Grace Brethren Church of Calvert County

    New Website Launched for Grace Brethren Church of Calvert County

New Website Launched for Grace Brethren Church of Calvert County

We recently launched a new website for the Grace Brethren Church of Calvert County. It is a great example of a WordPress theme installation tailored to a specific need.

By |November 30th, 2012|News, Wordpress|Comments Off