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Frog Town Media Goes GREEN!

by Frogtown

Remember when Kermit would sing, “It’s not easy being green”? Well now it is!  Frog Town Media web design is happy to announce our web hosting partner is now carbon-neutral.  Politics aside, doing a little extra to help the environment can’t be a bad thing.

Using Favicon to Build your Brand

by Frogtown

So what is a Favicon? From Wikipedia:  A favicon (short for favorites icon), also known as a website icon, shortcut icon, url icon, or bookmark icon is a 16×16 pixel square icon associated with a particular website or webpage. If you go to the site we created for WhittingtonAssociates.com, you’ll see their logo as the […]

Search Ranking Lessons from the Tortoise

by Frogtown
SEO Lessons from the Tortoise

It’s been a while since I’ve had to drive during rush hour to downtown Atlanta, but I quickly resumed old habits. Always looking for the fastest lane, I passed in front of an 18-wheeler on the right and worked my way back and forth. Just as I was feeling pleased with my progress and the […]

Join.Me – Free alternative to GotoMeeting and WebEx

by Frogtown

I don’t need web conferencing often enough to justify paying a monthly fee, but free services have been a disappointment. Today we started using Join.me from and it works great! Go to http://www.join.me and click the Share button. It downloads a lightweight widget that runs in the foreground. Direct your audience to the join.me website […]

WhatTheFont! Great tool for identifying fonts

by Frogtown
What the Font

Have you ever seen a website graphic or ad and wanted to know what font they used?  What the Font! lets you upload an image with the font and the site will find the closest match for you. So if your wondering what font they use in the ‘got milk?’ campaign, just load the image […]

Tips for Successful Marketing in a Down Economy

by Frogtown

The current state of the economy has made things tough for everyone, but it has also provided a great opportunity for businesses to separate themselves from the pack and to pull ahead in the marketplace. While some of your competitors may be cutting back on their promotional efforts, you can apply some smart, back-to-basics marketing […]

Top 10 Writing Tips to Attract Search Engines

by Frogtown

You don’t have to sacrifice the quality of your work in order to create content that is search engine optimized and will help improve your ranking with the major search engines, explains Pierre Zorkian. By integrating certain important elements into your website content, directory submission articles, blog posts and social media content, you can make […]

35 things you should know about Social Media

by Frogtown

The buzz around social media has been growing to a near hysteria. People are blogging, connecting with friends on Facebook, posting updates to Twitter, and getting LinkedIn. Is your business or organization still on the social media sideline, looking to get into the game but unsure of how to proceed, or are you wondering if […]

Watch out for domain name scammers

by Frogtown

I recently received a deceptive letter from Domain Registry of America. The “notice,” which looks more like a bill, gives the impression that a domain I own is about to expire and must be renewed. Domain Registry of America’s notice informed me that, “Failure to renew your domain name by the expiration date may result […]

What is a Long Tail search?

by Frogtown

A Long Tail search is an search phrase with five or more words. As internet consumers become more savvy, they tend to use search phrases with more words.  Between December 2009 and January 2010, queries of five or more words increased 6 percent. Shorter search queries (those of one to four words) in the same […]