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Using New Top-Level Domains for SEO

Can the new top-level domains increase your keyword rank? Recently, while doing research for a client I came across some high-ranking custom top-level domains (TLDs) which were outranking their .com competitors in a competitive space. This got me thinking, are custom TLDs actually giving certain sites an SEO boost? I reached out to a few…

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Design Week Portland Pop Up Gallery Show: A to B

  Every year the city of Portland’s makers and doers gather to celebrate our craft. There are artist and designer lectures, workshops, daily activities, contests and about 1,000 free notebooks and posters. This year was special for me, because rather than simply attending events, I contributed to the madness. For DWP 2014, I had the…

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Developing and Improving Process: A Gather Content Webinar

Gravitate’s website design process has transformed dramatically in the past decade—hell, even in the past two years—and we’re really pumped about where it’s taking us. Our proactive, content-driven philosophy, and matching project lifecycle, has opened up opportunities to work with clients who understand not only the value of our website design, but also are eager…

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Design Week Portland

We went to Design Week Portland (DWP) – here’s what we thought… Jason Eli Schiff (@eli_schiff) had some interesting thoughts and concerns about flat design. Although his views might not be shared by most, I do agree with a few of his key points. Things have gotten so flat and spare that some major usability…

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Another SSL Breach

On the tail-end of the Heartbleed bug that was exposed earlier this year comes a new vulnerability in web encryption standards: POODLE. What is POODLE? POODLE stands for Padding Oracle On Downgraded Legacy Encryption, and it can affect any secure https connections made through your web browser. The danger of this particular flaw is that…

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Happiness in Business: From Pit Crews to Perfect Games

There are many reasons why I love being part of a company and being involved in the art of business.  Competition, teamwork, the continual testing of individual character, the pride people take in good work and the happiness I feel when clients notice our efforts. When I see other companies operating flawlessly, that makes me…

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How to Make a Blog That Gets Traffic

Blogging is a great way for businesses to generate organic traffic. Our Gravitate blog accounts for more than a quarter of our monthly unique visits. It seems that the more we write, the more traffic we get. It wasn’t always this way though. We didn’t really find our groove until about a year ago, and…

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Online Reviews: The Benefits, Best Practices and More.

When I was growing up my parents told me not to care what others thought of me and to continue being who I was. Sure, they were just my parents and maybe they didn’t phrase it as well as Dr. Suess, Bernard Baruch, or whoever it was that actually said: “Be who you are and…

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Over the past 15 years we've worked with many companies, of all shapes and sizes. Some of our most commonly served industries include:

  • Medical
  • Financial
  • Creative
  • E-commerce
  • Non-Profit
  • Construction
  • B2B
  • Start-Ups

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