Above the Fold: How (and Why) You Should Enhance Your Homepage

As a student, I wanted to be a journalist. I wrote for my high school newspaper and yearbook. In college, I swallowed newspapers whole and studied under writers from the Philly Inquirer and the Washington Post. I worked with the best of ‘em. But across all of my experiences as a writer, there was one common phrase that leveled the playing field of expertise: above the fold.

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Moose on the Loose, Part 2

Just in case anyone missed out on our moose escapades from yesterday, Burlington entertained a certain antlered friend for a few hours on a Tuesday morning this week. Tweeters tweeted, users flooded Facebook with moose posts, and we made some pretty corny jokes about “If You Give a Moose a Muffin.”

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Bring Your Moose to Work Day

On April 24, Burlington celebrated “Bring Your Student to Work” Day. Businesses across the city tweeted cute photos of kids in pantomimed executive meetings and posted pics of students delivering monologues to the company camera (we’re looking at you, Dealer.com).

Here at Union Street Media, we want to extend our appreciation to another group – actually, another species. Don’t get us wrong. We love kids. They are fantastic. But we feel that another creature deserves some long-due respect: the majestic moose.

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What Does Twitter’s New Redesign Mean for You?

Looks like Twitter is jumping on the photo-centric bandwagon. Earlier this month, Twitter presented a brand-new profile redesign that features a header photo, an overlapping profile photo, and a three-column layout. Sound familiar? You betcha. Twitter’s new redesign is remarkably similar to Google+ pages and Facebook’s timeline. The redesign is proof that images are quickly becoming the new vehicles of communication in the social media world.

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Real Estate Launches

We’ve had a ton of fun working with some of our clients the past couple of months. Our team of designers, developers, and managers has been crankin’ sites out like nobody’s business. From e-Starr Realty in New Hampshire to Boston’s Olde Forge Realty, we’ve been trekking across the northeast to bring the latest and the greatest in real estate web development. And now, it’s time to celebrate some of our recent real estate website launches.

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