Responsive Web Design Benefits | Velocity Agency | New Orleans

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Mobile traffic has been a concern ever since the first mobile browsers came out, which could display links and small images on mobile phones. Today, Responsive Design has taken over and a new wave of improvements to mobile websites is underway. Modern websites can automatically fit any size of display and arrange content accordingly. Responsive design enhances the user experience and creates a perception that they are custom-designed for any device: tablet, smartphone, laptop, or desktop computer. Some companies/brands, however, don’t fully understand the benefits of responsive design. Generally, this is due to a decision maker’s lack of understanding the …

Super Bowl 2015: The Best and Worst Ads | Velocity Agency | New Orleans, LA

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This year’s game stunned us, and it wasn’t just the final score or what some are calling the worst play call in Super Bowl history. It was the brands. While some of last night’s commercials were inspiring, some should serve as a cautionary tale for years to come. Specifically, Anheuser-Busch aired a sarcastic attack ad against the ever-growing craft beer industry. At first glance, one might understand their stance, as their dominant market share has slowly started to erode due to the growth of the craft beer industry. The moment that gave many viewers pause was the us-versus-them declaration of, “Let …

Apple & IBM: Friends with Benefits | Velocity Agency | New Orleans

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Keep your friends close and your enemies closer. Apple and IBM are known rivals, so it was a huge shock when the two companies recently announced that they would be partnering together to sell more of Apple’s iphones and ipods to corporate customers and government agencies. As two of the largest companies, there has previously been a lot of tension and competition between the two, however Apple’s Tim Cook and IBM’s Ginny Rometty say that the hard feelings have faded away as technology has evolved and the companies have moved in new directions. IBM moved on from the PC business …

Carebacks teams up with Velocity Agency for national press coverage| Velocity Agency | New Orleans

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Velocity Agency teamed up with Susco Solutions to get their new app, Carebacks, national press coverage before this past Memorial Day weekend. Within 24 hours of our first press release, the Huffington Post published this story on their website. Other local news stories followed thereafter. Susco Solutions has been hard at work developing the app, which is already available on mobile browsers and the android market. Carebacks is coming soon to iOS. The app allows users to securely connect their credit card numbers to their profiles, and make donations to those they meet and want to help. The online transaction …

Pin it to win it, Pinterest’s Value on the Rise | Velocity Agency | New Orleans

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Pinterest has made it to the big league of social networks! Last Thursday the four-year old company announced it’s raised investment of $200 million that now puts the scrapbook-like site valued at an unbelievable $5 billion. Needless to say, procrastinating college females are not surprised. Regardless of the small revenue Pinterest generates, the site seems to be climbing in the eyes of venture capitalists. Given the risen value of 32 percent of the company from just seven months ago- we have to agree. One of the reasons Pinterest attracts so many users is the concept of “doing” behind the network. …