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5 Strategies for Improving Page Speed: Serial & Async Loading

There is a tendency in web development to tightly couple the pages with their data source. An example of this would be building a page that uses its backend process to retrieve and render data in a table. This is fine for small pages or quick-and-dirty prototypes, but as pages grow in complexity, this approach […]

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Social Media Builds SEO. Here’s Why.

Social media is a great way to promote your brand, but does it have any effect on your SEO? Check out our recent video from Eric Enge and Mark Traphagen, who joined Perficient Digital through our acquisition of digital consultancy Stone Temple, where they explore how Google might use social media mentions to discover more […]

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Engineering Process Standards, Or, Death by 1000 Cuts

Programming is not an easy thing to do, and developers require a significant amount of focus, concentration, and flow to do what they do best. Interruptions will break this flow and slow down an otherwise productive programmer. While environmental distractions can be a source of interruption, it’s also important that engineers don’t interrupt themselves either! […]

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5 Roles You Need To Build Your Digital Transformation A-Team

When beginning a journey of digital transformation, many business leaders make the mistake of starting by tasking their IT department with leading the initiative from the technical implementation aspect. The problem with this approach, is that while technology is an enabler, it’s not really addressing the problem. In reality, the company leadership needs to start […]

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Why You Should Be Marketing to People Instead of Computers

It takes a lot of effort to capture a potential customer’s attention and make a sale, but retention is just as tricky. Customers want to see information that is relevant to them and their experience with your brand, and when they see content that isn’t applicable, they begin to tune out future content you present. […]

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Agile For Programmers: A Streamlined Guide to Meetings

Agile is a data-driven, streamlined project management process designed to minimize distractions while still providing multiple opportunities to check and adjust the course of development. If done correctly, it can allow for long-term project plans that are accurate and resilient to changes. Unfortunately, “Agile” is a trendy project management term that project managers and leadership […]

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Content Marketing Works. Here’s Why.

Content marketing has been all the rage in recent years. But is it the most effective way to increase business and drive conversions? Check out our recent video from Eric Enge and Mark Traphagen, who joined Perficient Digital through our acquisition of digital consultancy Stone Temple, where they review statistics from a study to show […]

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You Can Earn Google Featured Snippets. Here’s Why.

Earning a Google featured snippet is a surefire way to boost your page to the top of the search list and drive traffic to your site. And here’s the good news: there are a few steps you can take to increase your odds of obtaining a featured snippet of your own. In the 200th installment […]

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You Should Be Building Content Marketing Bridges. Here’s Why.

Developing brand content that is effective to drive business is a delicate balance. It needs to create a connection between your brand purpose and the desires of prospective customers. More often than not, content tends to focus more heavily on one than the other, and as a result, doesn’t effectively drive conversions. Check out our […]

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3 Steps to Transition to Experience-Driven Commerce

In an age where technology is a major part of daily life, organizations (especially retailers) recognize the need to improve their digital presence to compete effectively in the marketplace. The catalog-driven approach of building out an online catalog for browsing products and placing orders is no longer enough to meet the needs of today’s demanding […]

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