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Does Your Company Need an Editorial Calendar?

Marketing Strategy

Kathleen Martin - August 7 at 09:41 am - 1 view

Is an Editorial Calendar right for your business? In short? Yes. The longer answer is, yes--and here’s why. We’ve been thinking a lot about content here at Outlier, and we've discovered that sadly, not even the Outlier te...

Ready to Take the Plunge? Web Site Go Live Checklist

Web Design

maestrojed - July 23 at 04:13 am - 1 view

(This is part 3 of our 3-part series focused on migrating to a new site domain).Here at Outlier we launch multiple sites a month. Some are sites on a new domain, others are totally new. Regardless of which category your site fits into, you always want ...

Checklist for Migrating Your Site to a New Domain Name

Web Design

maestrojed - July 12 at 07:28 am - 14 views

OutlierSolutions.com recently changed our domain name to Outlier.com. This can be a tricky move if you don't follow the proper procedure. We showed you an earlier post about migrating Google Apps, and now we're sharing our checklist wih you to mov...

Meet the Intern! Ryan Friedle Q & A

Outlier Company News

dianalien - July 11 at 03:08 am - 1 view

So tell us a little about yourself.I am going into 12th grade, and I am from Otisville, NY. I am interested in film, music, and sports. And in the future, I hope to become a stuntman and do stunts for movies.Awesome! Are there any stunt devils out ther...

Migrating Google Apps

Migrating Google Apps To a New Domain Name

Web Design

maestrojed - July 10 at 02:00 pm - 57 views

Recently Outlier Solutions became the proud owner of Outlier.com. This is Part 1 of our 3-part series centered on migrating over to a new domain.We are all very excited about our new domain name. Well, everyone except IT that is.

We've Changed Our Name! Well Ok, Just Our Domain Name.

Outlier Company News

Kathleen Martin - July 4 at 06:27 am - 1 view

You heard it right! In the grand tradition of a hearty spring (summer?) cleaning, OutlierSolutions.com has freshened up to become Outlier.com. Same great company, shiny new domain!The entire Outlier team has been working hard ever since we opened...

Branding Translation - The Meaning Behind Visual Language

Design

dianalien - June 29 at 04:10 am - 7 views

Brand and IdentityA strong logo and identity is memorable, recognizable, and should encompass a business' values, goals, and overall message.As with all companies, the logo/branding process starts with the business name. What does the company do? What ...

Ben Explains the Creative Process Behind Outlier's Video Production

Video Production

Ben Friedle - June 12 at 08:26 am - 1 view

You've probably been hearing a lot about video and the benefits to adding multimedia to your marketing efforts--whether that means adding product tutorials to your website or creating a video to showcase your processes, staff, or capabilities--but mayb...

The Time to Ramp Up Local SEO is Now!

Marketing Strategy

Kathleen Martin - June 7 at 08:52 am - 2 views

A 2012 ComScore report finds 42% of all US mobile phone users are now using Smartphones. That's an interesting number, but what's more interesting is how it affects how people find your business. The growing adoption of smartphone means more and more p...

Using Adaptive Images in Drupal

Web Design

Kathleen Martin - June 6 at 09:28 am - 5 views

Responsive, mobile-first web design is the latest trend to take hold of the web design community, and with good reason. With the advent of the mobile OS as a mainstream portal through which people are increasingly connecting to the internet, the needs ...

Getting to know Outlier: Young Me, Now Me - Diana

Outlier Company News

dianalien - June 5 at 08:25 am - 7 views

We will be starting a series of blog posts: "Getting to know Outlier", so you can get to know us better. We'll let you in on the bits and pieces that make up the Outlier team. This blog post is inspired by Young Me Now Me, a blog dedicated to reli...

The Outlier 30 Day Challenge Part 3 - Ryan Just Says No to Junk Food

Outlier Company News

Kathleen Martin - June 4 at 09:51 am - 3 views

Recently, I, along with the rest of my Outlier co-workers (well ALMOST all of them) decided to embark on an Outlier thirty-day challenge where we pledged to do, or not do, a specific set of things for thirty days. It seemed not only a fun team-building...

Social Madness Competition Kicks Off June 1st!

Social Media

Kathleen Martin - May 31 at 08:59 am - 3 views

You've heard all about the Outlier 30 day challenge but now we've got something new up our sleeves and we NEED! YOUR! HELP! Beginning today, June 1st, Outlier will be competing in the Business Journal's Social Madness Challenge! What...

The Outlier 30 Day Challenge - Part 2

Outlier Company News

Kathleen Martin - May 23 at 09:29 am - views

As reported earlier this week, the Outlier team has been participating in personal 30-Day Challenges over the past month or two. It's been a valuable exercise--helping team member break out of their usual routine in order to try changing, by just one t...

The Outlier 30 Day Challenge - Part 1

Outlier Company News

Kathleen Martin - May 22 at 09:28 am - 4 views

This past month, the Outlier team took part in the 30-Day Challenge. What the heck is that you ask? The 30-Day Challenge is simple. Choose to change something in your life, and do it for 30 days. You pick what the challenge is, and, well, go for it.The...

Should You Be Using Surveys?

Marketing Strategy

Kathleen Martin - May 16 at 07:57 am - 3 views

Surveys get a bad rap. Mention a survey and people are transported back to days of terminally dull 8,000 question surveys administered by telemarketers who somehow always managed to call right in the middle of dinner. But surveys today can be as simple...

Portland's Outlier is Turning 7 - Pls Join Us!

Outlier Company News

Kathleen Martin - April 12 at 04:10 am - 1 view

You are invited to our open house event celebrating Outlier's expansion into a cool new space. We're also turning 7 years old, so there will be cake!

Outlier Team Members Take on the Portland Shamrock Run

Outlier Company News

Kathleen Martin - March 13 at 03:02 am - 3 views

Channeling their inner Prefontaines (sorry, you know a running post would have to go there) in the name of charity, two of our Outlier staff members will be hitting the pavement this coming weekend at the 2012 Portland Shamrock Run. Outlier teammates D...

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Only One Week Until DrupalCon 2012!!

Drupal

Kathleen Martin - March 12 at 03:38 am - 3 views

We're just one week away from the start of our development team's favorite time of the year - the DrupalCon 2012 conference happening March 19-23 in Denver, Colorado! This year will be the third time Outlier team members have traveled to the internatio...

Facebook Timeline is Coming For You! But What Does it All Mean?

Marketing Strategy

Kathleen Martin - February 3 at 06:30 am - 6 views

I am sure by now we've all heard the big news: Facebook is rolling out its new Timeline feature - for all Facebook users - whether we like it or not. And from what we've seen from recent news articles and user polls, people definitely "do not like"...

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