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We small business owners have been working hard to build a proud blog for our small businesses. We have spent countless hours writing great content and making sure that our blogs accurately represent our brands, give our readers valuable information, and overall make our businesses look great.
One of the issues we face in responsive theming is on-browser performance across multiple devices. Responsive themes are inherently more taxing on rendering engines, but once we add to the page all the interactive bells and whistles (ex: sliding banners, videos, flying objects) we might be setting the browser up for a serious impact on rendering.
John Hannah at Friendly Machine wrote an in-depth look at this issue, and offers some solid advice in the field of responsive performance:
All professional software packages are subject to periodic software updates. This is because developers are constantly interacting with users to identify and correct potential problems (known as software bugs) and, even more critically, identify and correct potential security flaws.
The following are a few of the tools I use for testing mobile sites on Windows 7, prior to testing on actual devices:
Opera Mobile Emulator
http://www.opera.com/developer/tools/mobile/ Emulates the behavior of the Opera browser under multiple devices such as various HTC, LG, Motorola, Nokia, Samsung, Sony Tablet, Amazon Kindle, and a few others. This is my testing tool of choice because it is easy to use, fast and a close representation of the mobile experience.
The design, development and release of a complex website involve a large array of skills that few individuals can master all-together. In actuality, most successful web development efforts rely on a team of specialized individuals to cover the entire skill base.
Most people are in tune to the need for skill diversity. For instance, many people accept that the visual design of a website is often an artistic task performed by a graphic designer, while the configuration of a website is a technical process often performed by a code programmer.
Most business people know how important it is to take advantage of PR opportunities, but few realize just how many opportunities happen in the normal course of business. The list on this page provides an overview of the many good occasions to write and distribute press releases regularly.
Routine Business Events Annual report, anniversary, grants given or received, achieving key business goals
Routine People Events Executive appointments, retirements, new employees, connection to celebrity or public figure