Technology

Ten Free Tools to Help Tune Up Your Website

August 02, 2016

When it comes to redesigning a website, many clients believe the bulk of the hard part is behind them once the final code has been pushed to production. But the truth is, that’s when the real work begins.

At OHO, whenever possible we often extend our partnership and continue working with clients to help them tune their site in order to achieve their business goals long after a redesign. Below is a breakdown of some of our favorite free tools that track users, ensure server stability, and provide insight to improve overall site performance.

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7 Must-Use Tools for Web Development Pros

January 22, 2015

Previously, [we shared some of the best web tools that we thought practically everybody could use](/blog/10-must-use-tools-digital-professionals). This time, we thought we would step it up a notch and show you some of the coding, web development, and performance applications that make our lives a whole lot easier at OHO Interactive. Whether you’re an experienced developer or coding noob, one of these tools could surely help you in the future.

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10 Must-Use Tools For Digital Professionals

January 15, 2015

When you give a bunch of tech nerds useful gadgets that they can use every day, you get a power combo of creativity and efficiency. Here at OHO Interactive, we love our web tools. At first we thought we’d keep these tools a secret in an effort to take over the world, but decided we’ll share them with you instead. Here are our favorites:

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Top Problems Implementing iBeacon Marketing Solutions

October 02, 2014

We recently surveyed 35 of the top beacon CMS and hardware providers who are on the front lines of implementing this emerging technology and leading the push toward proximity marketing. Collectively these firms have deployed more than 3,000 beacon solutions to businesses around the world. Our survey dug into their top concerns about beacons, user experience and deployment.

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Over 50 Companies in the September 2014 iBeacon Ecosphere

September 12, 2014

The September 2014 iBeacon Ecosystem is out with over 50 companies now offering hardware and CMS platforms for managing proximity campaigns. We're also starting to see more deals being signed for the rollout of beacons in stores across the US, including Simon Malls and GameStop.

We've begun an exhaustive research survey of companies providing hardware and CMS platforms for beacons. With about 20 firms responding, here's a read out of some of the preliminary findings:

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Explained in 60 Seconds: Web Cache

September 02, 2014

Cache is a word you’ll hear during most website development or site optimization projects. Relative to websites, caching refers to the process of storing dynamically generated data for reuse in order to improve performance. Here’s a quick explanation of how web cache works:

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Dave Sawyer To Speak on Drupal Site Performance at NERD Summit

August 26, 2014

OHO’s Solutions Architect, Dave Sawyer, will be presenting Bang for the Buck: Improving Drupal Site Performance on a Budget at the New England Regional Developers (NERD) Summit. The Summit will be held September 12-14 at UMass Amherst and includes three days of talks and workshops.

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The Emerging iBeacon Ecosystem – August 2014

July 31, 2014

Just over 1 year since it's introduction, Apple's iBeacon and other Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) products, hardware and CMS platforms are hitting rapid growth. We have identified over 45 different hardware and platform providers. We are seeing the fastest growth in CMS platforms for managing iBeacon campaigns. These are platforms all businesses use to upload creative and manage which beacons send out which content. These platforms also manage the range of the beacon and trigger actions for distributing the content.

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iBeacon Ecosphere – April 2014

April 04, 2014

This month I’m seeing lots more companies come onto the “CMS and platform” side of the ecosphere. There are a number of companies that were working in the proximity marketing or wallet space that are expanding their platforms to deliver an experience through iBeacons. We have identified 22 hardware and platform solutions for Beacons.

It’s been a slower month for announcements or rollouts of iBeacons save for the launch of the MLB apps last weekend and the use of iBeacons at SXSW.

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Where are the MLB iBeacons?

March 27, 2014

Opening Day is coming over the next two weeks and so far there have been no additional press releases from MLB or individual clubs. Will the remaining 18 stadiums be ready for Opening Day? In addition, the ‘At the Ballpark’ app has not yet been updated as outlined in the press release. The last update to the app was on September 15, 2013.

If you’re just getting up to speed on the story, here’s what you need to know:

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