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Drew StaufferAn industry design veteran who has successfully conquered both coasts, Drew Stauffer combines innovation with web standards to bring a blend of usability and creative vision to every project. As Director of Development for Wildfire Productions and CEO of Alibi Productions, Drew leaves no development stone unturned. He has published many articles on web standards and has been featured on WebProNews and Google News, and his companies count The Hyatt, BMW, and Michelin among their many satisfied clients.

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A Little Bit For You

Posted on Wednesday, July 16, 2008

It’s been super busy lately with freelance and the corporate job, but I’ve managed to get out a new Wordpress theme. Elements of SEO was launched a few weeks ago and it has received some really nice traffic and downloads.

Elements of SEO is a really clean, minimalistic design with a main focus on content and typography. Crafted for the true blogger, this theme will not let you down when it comes to your rankings or listings either.

Read all about it from the post or go straight to the download and demo. Either way you gotta try it out.

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Sure has been a long time

Posted on Wednesday, April 23, 2008

I know it seems like I haven’t been around. And its not really like I’m here now either. This is just an example of what a trackback will look like on my new Wordpress theme, Elements of SEO.

Come check it out and snag yourself a free new theme.

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IE Positioning Is the Devil

Posted on Monday, June 04, 2007

Positioning websites with CSS can be tricky when testing on multiple browsers. On a recent development project, I was close to completing the site when I realized I had a duplicate indent bug when previewing the site in IE. The content area inside of one of my floats was doubling the margin that I was placing on the box.

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CSS Reboot: Alibi Productions

Posted on Friday, February 02, 2007

Alibi Productions was my first website ever and over the years it has changed faces many times. Jan. 1st 2007, Alibi was re-designed and re-launched again. This time around Alibi was developed specifically for website promotion and online marketing. I decided to give back to the community that made me who I am with informative knowledge and tips that can help any website grow and expand. Check it out and see if you think I changed things for the better.

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Quality Content: What It Is and How to Get It

Posted on Wednesday, December 06, 2006

All too often people write their content to appease the search engine gods in order to rank well. Quality content isn’t written for search engines, it isn’t blocks of text bloated with keywords and targeted phrases; quality content is well thought out content that actually applies to the user. When brainstorming your quality content ideas think about these factors:

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Brian Bielmann Joins Wildfire Productions

Posted on Friday, November 10, 2006

World-renowned professional surf photographer Brian Bielmann has teamed up with Wildfire to develop an online database, which will allow users to purchase all the superior surfing shots that aren’t in the magazines. Even better, you can hire Brian or any member of the team to come along and document your life and surfing adventures.

If you love surfing, you have to check out yoursurfshot.com.

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New Content, New Content!

Posted on Saturday, October 07, 2006

Writing Search Engine Optimized content is a daunting task. There are so many elements that need to be in place in order to be effective. SEO content for web design and development is even harder. You can imagine that the people who know the most about SEO are the same specialists that a company like mine is competing against.

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We can be your Alibi

Posted on Tuesday, September 26, 2006

This Internet was intended to be a medium where many sites would link to each other and other useful informative sites. Over the years, companies have been more preoccupied with search engine results rather than information for the user. With the launching of their new blog, Alibi Productions has decided to teach and pass on every bit of information that they learn. Instead of keeping industry secrets to themselves, you will be able to see first hand where they get their information and how useful it really is.

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Target Faces Website Usability Lawsuit

Posted on Friday, September 15, 2006

I am a big fan of usability on the web – websites should be accessible to ALL users. Last week a discrimination lawsuit was filed against Target® over the company’s website usability flaws. The suit claims that their website is not accessible to blind users, violating the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Read the full story.

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Wildfire Productions Cleans Up South Florida

Posted on Friday, September 08, 2006

Not a second before hurricane season begins again, Wildfire Productions launches one of its newest websites, Allied Recycling Inc. Based in Fort Myers, Allied Recycling is one of South Florida’s leading recycling centers. In addition to daily services that include recycling of both ferrous and non-ferrous materials, demolition, construction debris collection and recycling, roll-off container service, and more, Allied plays a vital role in post-hurricane clean-up and restoration throughout the area. For both industries and the general public, Allied Recycling, Inc. provides complete recycling solutions.

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Wildfire Productions launches all the way down to Nicaragua

Posted on Friday, September 01, 2006

Wildfire Productions, a leader in website development, search engine optimization and marketing has launched another successful website. Popoyo Rental, a classic vacationing destination in beautiful, friendly Las Salinas, Nicaragua has some of the best surfing in the world. This three bedroom rental will allow you to enjoy wonderful accommodations at a relaxing vacation hotspot, just one short kilometer from the beach. If you are interested in taking your next vacation to Las Salinas, Nicaragua you must contact Chuck Jamison at Popoyo Rental.

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Your New Website is Inside

Posted on Wednesday, July 26, 2006

Today’s Internet is a lot different than it used to be. With new developments such as SEO (Search Engine Optimization) and web standards, building websites the same old way just won’t cut it anymore. The W3C (World Wide Web Consortium) creates guidelines and regulations that designers strive to follow to make their sites as accessible and functional as possible. Compliance with W3C standards ensures that your site achieves its full potential across a range of systems.

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Wildfire Productions Announces Release of Latest Client Website: Just Art Related

Posted on Thursday, April 20, 2006

Wildfire Productions is a professional design and marketing company offering custom web development, advanced search engine optimization, and comprehensive marketing services to companies of all sizes. As an example of our creative and effective work, Wildfire Productions happily announces the launch of their latest client website, Just Art Related.

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If You Build It They Will Come?

Posted on Monday, April 10, 2006

You’ve designed and developed a beautiful custom website and written user stimulating, rich content, but can anyone find it? After the development of your website is complete, it’s time for the promotional wheels to start turning. Promoting one’s website can be a daunting task without the necessary tools and know-how.

There are many different ways to promote your website besides just submitting it to the proper search engines. Submitting your website is a good first step but the majority of traffic that good websites get is not from search engines. If you have rich content that users readily need then they will naturally check back to your site and even link to you, thus boosting your Search Engine Results Page Rank.

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