Responsive WordPress themes are the current craze in the open source world.
But are they a true requirement or just a bunch of hype thrown out to sell
more premium themes to unsuspecting buyers? Do WordPress users really need
to consider upgrading their existing themes to one that is responsive and
At first I was a bit skeptical, but responsive websites have grown on me and
it is now a part of daily life for me and my coding team. I will admit that
I considered it hype at first, but once I understood what responsive was all
about, I now consider it a requirement for new website designs and builds.
Most People Don’t Understand What a Responsive Website Really Means
Since the start of 2012 I’ve received a ton of inquiries asking for
responsive theme design. The majority of the prospects I speak with want
their website to be responsive, which in its... (more)
New Media on Ulitzer
Take a plastic world globe and place a pin on roughly where Silicon Valley
Then tie a piece of yarn to the pin and extend it to any country around the
With a quick visual conversion, the length of the yarn shows the approximate
number of years for that particular country to get hit with the
"new-media" tsunami forming in the United States.
What am I talking about?
Europe and Asia Historically Followed U.S. Two Years Behind
Well, traditionally for any technology trend to reach from the United States
to Europe and Asia took a couple of years.
If we... (more)
DALLAS, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Amid the proliferation of real
time data from sources such as mobile devices, web, social media, sensors,
log files and transactional applications, Big Data has found a host of
vertical market applications, ranging from fraud detection to R&D.
Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140821/138541
"Big Data Market: 2014 – 2020 – Opportunities, Challenges, Strategies,
Industry Verticals & Forecasts"
In 2014 Big Data vendors will pocket nearly $30 Billion from hardware,
software and professional services revenues Big Dat... (more)
The chattering classes - both the blogosphere and the established press - are
atwitter over the rumor - this particular one revived a few days ago by TG
Daily - that Google is finally going to unveil its unconfirmed S3-like online
storage scheme, otherwise known as GDrive and more lately as Web Drive -
well, if not soon then sometime this year - and blow Windows PCs out of the
water by reducing them to devices that simply access the cloud.
Google of course is expected to reinforce the move with its own updated
Office-replacing Google Apps and other Web Services, giving GDrive a ca... (more)
Shrinking your Url’s is all the rage nowadays. If you are on Twitter,
then odds are you have used one. Despite CodingHorror’s distaste for them
in his recent blog post on Url Shorteners: Destroying the Web since 2002,
they are a fact of life when we live in a world of 140 character status
So what’s a URL shrinking service anyway? Well, to put it simply, you
supply them with a URL, they then supply you with a shorter URL containing a
lookup “key”. When future requests are made to this shorter URL,
connections are routed to that services website where they convert the... (more)
Business leader, best-selling author and Hall of Fame speaker Scott McKain
joined Ulitzer with his blog syndication at
Scott McKain is the Co-founder and Principal of The Value Added Institute, a
think-tank that examines the role of the customer experience in creating
significant advances in the level of client loyalty. He is Vice Chairman of
Obsidian Enterprises, a dynamic holding company with 19 companies in diverse
industries, that was named one of the "fastest-growing companies" in America,
and is also Vice Chairman of Durham Capital Corpo... (more)