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Snapchat Introduces SnapCash

This week Team SnapChat sent out a snap to all of its users introducing the new service called “SnapCash!” The video demonstrated how any user can send or receive cash…

Spotify Your Uber

Uber is now taking your music requests with their newest partnership with Spotify!

Video Content: YouTube vs Vimeo

If you go from images to video, it sends a powerful message to your target demographic. With more people using Vimeo lately, it has turned into a debate: “Which video platform is better for my business?” Well, it really depends on the goals of your business.

7 Things To Look For When Hiring A Web Design Company

Before we get started, I want to assure you that this isn’t going to be a “Hire Yelling Mule! We’re the #1 Boston Web Design company!” post. This is a post that will hopefully help you get the most out of your web company, and ensure that they don’t take advantage of you.

21 Creative Logos With Secret Messages

We’re surrounded by logos all day, but very rarely do we take the time to really look at them. Some designs, like the famous Yahoo! logo, have very subtle meaning. But some logos have very clear messages once you look at them closer.

Do You Really Need A Responsive Website?

The word “Responsive” has turned into a such an overused keyword that people feel is a necessity with web development and they could not be more wrong.  What IS a…

The Truth About The Fold

It’s common talk in the website development industry to discuss “the fold” and the content that goes “above the fold.”  The fold is the bottom of the browser where content…

iPhone 6 Printable Size Guide

We here at Yelling Mule HQ were discussing the new iPhone today after watching the announcement, and were curious how the new sizes would feel in our hands. Since we’re a little impatient when it comes to new Apple products we put together a printable guide for the new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus.

Why The Concept Of “KISS” Is So Important

“Keep It Simple Stupid” is probably a phrase you’ve heard before. It can relate to a number of different scenarios, but today we’re talking about your website. Hick’s Law describes the time it takes for a person to make a decision as a result of the possible choices they have. As you might expect, increasing the number of choices increases decision time.

Page Load Time vs. Page Abandonment

It’s no secret that page load time is very important for your website. If it takes too long to load visitors will go elsewhere. But did you know how little time you actually have to grab that user?

Why do we care about UX? Because every $1 invested in UX yields a $2 to $100 return

User Experience (UX) is one of those things people think they can skip in a web design project. But when every $1 invested in UX yields a $2 to $100 return, you’d be crazy to skip it! If you have a website or are starting a new web project soon, this is a must read.

2014 American Web Design Awards

We are proud to announce that Yelling Mule has won five awards for web design in the 2014 American Web Design Awards! The American Web Design Awards is an annual contest that Graphic Design USA holds. The contest is their “annual showcase of the power of design to enhance websites and online communications.”

Email Issues Resolved

Towards the end of the day on April 21, and for most of the day on April 22, the email system on our hosting servers was experiencing some outages. Fortunately the issue didn’t cause any emails to be lost, only a delay in receiving them. If you received a number of emails at the same time on the evening of April 22 this is why

The Heartbleed Bug & Your Site

If you haven’t heard about the Heartbleed Bug you need to read on. This bug is a serious vulnerability in some sites that are using SSL to ensure your information is safe. This information includes credit card numbers, usernames and passwords, email, etc. In short it’s a very serious bug, and you need to make sure your data hasn’t been compromised.

New Facebook News Feed Means New Image Sizes

Facebook is once again making changes to their news feed. While it hasn’t rolled out to everyone yet, it has for the majority of people I have spoken with. The main reason for the new look is to allow for larger photos in the feed. This means the old photo sizes you were using probably won’t look great in the new feed. Below is a guide for new photo sizes.