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Premier HVAC contractor chooses NicheLabs to build his company website

Peter Pietruszko, owner of Speedy Air Conditioning in Naples, FL, has high standards that have earned him Trane’s “Premier Dealer” and Lennox’s “Comfort Specialist” awards – the highest levels of achievement recognized by both manufacturers.

When he decided to build a new website, he naturally wanted to find the best firm in Naples to do the job. When he asked business associates for a recommendation, they said NicheLabs, a full-service website design firm with offices throughout the Southeast, including Naples and Atlanta.

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NicheLabs announces new medical client

Nezhat Medical Center of Atlanta, GA, has selected Atlanta website design firm NicheLabs to make their website more functional in meeting their needs by converting it to a WordPress CMS (content management system).

As a national leader in minimally invasive surgical techniques for treating women’s health disorders, Nezhat Medical Center also conducts educational programs to teach its streamlined and interdisciplinary approaches to medical students, residents, fellows and other physicians.

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LinkedIn launches an improved new way to reach customers, peers and employees

Imagine having a second website that communicates directly with people you have the most in common with – customers, peers, employees, even competitors – and having it at no charge to you.

To catch up with Facebook and Twitter, who have both moved into the business space and have recently gone through major redesigns, LinkedIn has launched a whole new look and feel for its company pages, based on a simpler look and feel, more relevant information streams and new ways of learning and communicating what’s happening.

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NicheLabs introduces the end to illegible forms

One of the biggest hassles of being a new patient at a doctor’s office is filling out stacks of new-patient forms. You sit there with a clipboard, a pen and multiple pieces of paper asking you questions you can’t answer on the spot, such as your medical history or what medications you’re taking, but could answer easily at home where you have all of your records.

Besides for missing information, the act of juggling everything on your lap can make your handwriting look like chicken scrawl.

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Get a new look for your Twitter page

If your business has a Twitter page, you’ll be happy to know that on Sept. 18, Twitter announced a whole new look. New profile formats allow you to make your Twitter page more dynamic, with a larger profile photo and new backgrounds. The new profile designs let you give your Twitter page some of the lively look and feel now possible on Facebook since its recent redesign.

An example of the new look is at https://twitter.com/todayshow, one of the first new profiles created. As you can see, the main photo, now much larger, is on the upper right, with easier to read informational tabs right below it.

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The Day GoDaddy Went Down

GoDaddy, which calls itself “the largest hosting provider of secure websites in the world,” hosts 53 million domain names worldwide, many of which belong to small businesses. Many millions more that host elsewhere use GoDaddy for their DNS service.

On Monday, September 10, somebody or something took GoDaddy down – and with it millions of websites and email accounts throughout the world. The many GoDaddy customers that do business only online and through email saw their businesses come to a full stop.

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Spotlight: The Graivier Center

An image to match the reputation of one of the world’s premier plastic surgeons

What do you do when you are a plastic surgeon so talented you have a six-month waiting list and speaking engagements that take you all over the world – and an out-of-date website that barely hints at the prestige associated with your name?

You rebrand – and you do it with a brand-new website designed by Atlanta website design firm NicheLabs.

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Spotlight: Clear Choice Inc.

How a new website is helping Clear Choice Telephones send customers a clear message

When Michael and Jane Higgins decided that their website no longer adequately reflected their company, they wanted to do something radical.

The first step, one of the most laborious, was getting the copy just right.

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Templates vs. Custom Designed Websites

Most of our clients come to us for a custom-designed website. However, they’ve all seen ads for free templates and wonder if a custom-designed site is really worth the money.

If you were buying a pair of shoes to wear to a formal event, how satisfied would you be if your choices were all the same size and style – a casual oxford, for example – with your only options being color and texture? Even if that shoe were half the price of the shoe that was perfect for you in size, style and color, would you still purchase it? Even if it were free, would you still want it?

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Fast Facts

Small businesses at greater risk for hacking

According to a recent issue of American Express Open Forum, hackers are focusing more on small businesses than ever before. In the first six months of this year, the percentage of targeted attacks on small businesses (with fewer than 250 employees) was double what it was for the same period in 2011.

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