Are the Ghosts of Christmas Past and Present Haunting your Google Analytics?

Are the Ghosts of Christmas Past and Present Haunting your Google Analytics?

If you’re in charge of your company’s Google Analytics reports, then you may or may not have heard about ghost spam. If you’ve heard of it, and are currently battling it – we salute you. Ghost spam hijacks your Google Analytics ID (ex: UA-XXXXXXX-XX) and plops a fake visit in your analytics report. These visits don’t interact with your site at all, however, they bypass your site by requests of HTTP interactions to Google’s servers saying they did. This is…

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Give and Let Live

Give and Let Live

Tis the time of year to give to organizations and other less fortunate, and if you were thinking about giving to an organization soon, today is the perfect day to do so. The Tuesday after Black Friday and Cyber Monday has been dubbed Giving Tuesday. Giving is great but you also want to make sure that your donation is going to the right place so we have outlined a few things to keep in mind while you’re giving. Do your…

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The Holidays are for Snapchat

The Holidays are for Snapchat

The holidays are a time for family, food, drinks and posting all of it on Instagram, right? And if you don’t post your holiday festivities they might as well not have happened. I cannot recollect a time that I didn’t document my life on social media. At 14 I armed myself with a digital camera and a Myspace profile to give my friends and strangers an all access pass to my life, doing that has never seemed weird or out…

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Facebook and Google Make It Harder to Distribute Fake News

Facebook and Google Make It Harder to Distribute Fake News

It doesn’t matter what side of the Presidential election you were on, one thing that we can agree on is how much social media and fake news impacted the decisions of many voters. Google and Facebook now realize that having incorrect information is just as bad as having none and they are working together to ban fake news sites from their platforms. The U.S election was extremely popular on social media and the closer we got to November 8th the…

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INBOUND 2016: Tech Nerd Paradise

INBOUND 2016: Tech Nerd Paradise

It’s been a whirlwind of a week in Boston and I’ve returned to Stanton Street with sore feet, a bag full of tchotchkes and many wicked cool ideas. The INBOUND 2016 conference had over 19K in attendance soaking up inspirational talks, educational breakout sessions, and opportunities to network with like-minded individuals from around the world. My personal schedule included sessions on web design, sales & marketing, legal contracts, social media and most importantly… lunch. No joke peeps, my schedule was jam packed…

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Is Your Website Ready for the Future? It MUST be Mobile-First!

Is Your Website Ready for the Future? It MUST be Mobile-First!

As predicted, mobile devices are well on their way to surpassing desktop computer use… and with this fulfilled prophecy comes many changes to user experiences across the industry. Mobile-First Design & Development Thankfully, Stanton Street has been utilizing a mobile-first approach for a few years already. Many of our most recent custom website redesigns are optimized for viewing on a smartphone, tablet or desktop. Google Search Index Remember searching for a topic on your smartphone then having to pinch and expand…

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We Are Looking For a Developer Like You!

We Are Looking For a Developer Like You!

Do you have mad coding skills? Do you have a sick ability to crush deadlines? Are you a wiz at PHP, CSS/ HTML, JavaScript, JQuery, and MySQL? Are you a Foosball expert? If you answered yes to any or all of these questions we might be looking for you. Stanton Street is looking to hire a web developer with mad coding and troubleshooting skills. No negative attitudes or big egos need apply. We prefer a friendly positive work environment. If…

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Meeting the Online Needs of Growing Companies

Meeting the Online Needs of Growing Companies

We have several clients that have been with us for a number of years and we’ve seen them grow from small corporations into worldwide conglomerates. Because of this, their online needs change requiring either new functionalities or a brand new design altogether. Hunt Companies is definitely one of those clients and thankfully, we’ve been able to answer the call every time. The first step of their website redesign was re-identifying their goals and target audiences. Their current business structure more…

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Go Ahead, Claim Your Business

Go Ahead, Claim Your Business

Google has a multitude of services and it’s hard to keep them all straight most of the time. What’s important to growing your business and what can be put on the back burner until you figure out how it works? A Google service that you should definitely NOT be slipping on is claiming your business. What does claiming your business even mean and why is it important? Google My Business is a free, super easy to use tool for your…

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Augmented Reality Is Our New Reality

Augmented Reality Is Our New Reality

Technology definitely is not what it used to be, and thanks to augmented reality the way we play games might never be the same. Recently there has been a game that is utilizing augmented reality and physical activity to get people off the couch and on their feet. If the term augmented reality has you scratching your head, no worries we can break it down for you. Augmented Reality is essentially the blending of virtual objects and inserting them into…

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