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How to Override the Max Width of Twitters Embeddable Timeline Widget

According to twitters instructions the embeddable timeline widget has a maximum width of 520px. If you need your widget to be wider than 520px you will not be able to use the width attribute. Instead you will need to override it using custom CSS.

Beacon Buddy

Social Media Best Practices

Now that we have been practicing for some time, we are aware of good (and, bad) ways to employ social media. Opinions will vary about the “best of the best”. That is the beauty of the web, it always changes. From a book summary I read on social media, here are some of the best [...] read more »

Ashley Agee

Demographics for Social Media Sites like Facebook and Twitter

Here”s an interesting Infograph I came across and wanted to share! What do you think of these stats? Is it what you thought or are they completely opposite of what you were thinking? (Infograph Courtesy of: )

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Beacon Technologies Through the Eyes of an Intern – Week 8

Eight weeks down, two more to go.  The past two months have really gone by quickly.  I spent some time today reflecting back and what all I have done and learned so far here at Beacon.  I’ve learned a lot, but I realize that there is still a lot I don’t know.  Since this week [...] read more »

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Beacon Technologies Through the Eyes of an Intern – Week 6

This week was a fun week.  I got the opportunity to learn some things that I was not familiar with and then got to put what I learned into practice.  I learned how to create SEO landing pages.  Basically these pages serve the purpose of helping a website rank for keywords that are important to [...] read more »

Logan Ray

How Can I use Social Media for My Business

Social Media… It seems to be one of the buzz words that online marketers love to throw around. What does it really mean and is it really important for your business?

Beacon Buddy

Keeping the “Social” in Social Media

Submitted for your approval, the following case study: The companies Rockler and Woodcraft offer an interesting comparison involving Twitter.  Both companies are stalwarts in the woodworking industry, roughly the same size, have similar web sites, and both started tweeting almost a year ago (Rockler began in December 2008,  Woodcraft got started in January of 2009).  [...] read more »