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YouTube Videos A Powerful Force for Traffic and Information

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I have noticed a marked increase in traffic flow to-and-from YouTube in the last eighteen months, and if you consider everyone’s ability to stream video I think the reason is obvious. We can finally watch video without those frustrating pauses and glitch loading symbols popping up every few seconds!

Not only are YouTube videos a huge bonus to your traffic, video is finally emerging as the most powerful force to get your information, about products, or whatever it is you’re about, out to the masses in the most informative way possible.

This revolution is well underway, but beware, bad video is like a horrible local auto, or carpet, or plumber commercial; people will turn away like the final second of a car crash. And they won’t come back if they don’t have to.

Above  is a video I recently completed for Richard Davis, a professor at the University of North Texas, for his website Richard Davis Sculpture.

Not only do videos inform, they are also a valuable design element, and should always say something that your words – YOUR CONTENT – does not say. If they are creatively entertaining, you will be rewarded even more.

Quick Change Artist – Changing Themes in WordPress

First Friday Denton Spring Theme Change

One site that I created, and support with content and tireless promotion, is First Friday Denton at www.firstfridaydenton.com. First Friday Denton is a site that serves as a hub for participants in the event – disseminating their latest promos, and a go-to site for people wanting to know more about First Friday Denton events.

First Friday happens (of course) the first Friday of every month of every year – since 2010. Choosing wordpress to essentially run the event, not just the site, was a no-brainer. As it gained momentum, I also felt it would be more dynamic for a site like this to change themes seasonally. Changing themes in wordpress is a pretty simple affair in most cases, and although you may be losing a column or adding footer space, if you are willing to do the work, you can change them yourself on an ongoing basis.

This week, for First Friday Denton’s March event, I decided the plain old theme had to go. There were some issues with location of wordpress and location of site at first, but once I got everything all lined up, themes changed with relative ease, and now the plan is to seasonally change themes for the life of the site.

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YouTube Videos A Powerful Force for Traffic and Information

denton texas website design and content I have noticed a marked increase in traffic flow to-and-from YouTube in the last eighteen months, and if you consider everyone’s ability to stream video I think the reason is obvious. We can finally watch video without those frustrating pauses and glitch loading symbols …