5 Signs It’s Time for a Redesign

Website design and functionality has changed dramatically over the past several years and continues to do so at an extremely fast pace. Whether you realize it or not, your website is a vital part of marketing and promoting your brand. To help you determine the current condition of your website, here are 5 signs it’s time for a redesign. Have ...  Read More

How to Make Your Business a Fun Place to Work

Sure you go to work to, well, work but that doesn't mean that your business can't be a place for fun every now and then. May I Suggest? “All work and no play”...I’m sure you know the rest. Scary movies aside, there’s a reason this quote, (originally a proverb) resonates today. Mainly, because it’s true. Even the hardest, most dedicated ...  Read More

What is an SSL Certificate?

As more and more data is shared online, the need for website security continues to grow substantially. Later this year, Google will be releasing Chrome 68, a browser which will notify users instantly of the security of a website they’re visiting.  What does that mean for you? I'm so glad you asked. What is an SSL Certificate? Secure Sockets Layer ...  Read More

What’s with Wix?

As a custom website development agency, we get a lot of questions about the benefits of opting in to the timeline and budget of our services versus the cheap and convenient DIY solutions like Wix. If you stream media of any kind (radio, television, books) it's likely you've heard of the free website builder wix.com and probably seen one of these strangely ...  Read More

5 Goals for Your Site in 2018

The new year isn't just a great time to evaluate yourself--it's a great time to evaluate your digital dollars and how you're spending them. One of the biggest blunders we see in digital media is people who invest a lot of budget and hours into a beautiful website, only to leave it gathering dust on the internet. Don't get me ...  Read More

Keeping New Years Resolutions

3 . . . 2 . . . wait, I'm not ready. Every year starts with that shiny new midnight--a full 60 seconds of hope that in the next 365 days, you'll be able to change everything you don't like about your life. The problem is that this magical minute of midnight is followed almost immediately by the first week ...  Read More

Take A Break: 3 Ways to Detox from Social Media

With the insane amount of current events and information we wake up to everyday, social media is becoming more stressful to keep up with than ever. With such a complex, distracting tool always available, we may be overdoing it. Studies find that the average daily amount of time spent on the five most popular social platforms (Youtube, Facebook, Snapchat, Instagram ...  Read More

Around the World With Element 74

We're not supposed to have favorite clients . . . but the Christopher Columbus Condos on the Grand Cayman Islands makes that a bit of a challenge. When I started working at Element 74, I expected to try a lot of new things in a professional context. But when I was given the opportunity to travel to the Cayman Islands ...  Read More

Bad Rabbit Ransomware

It's our goal to keep you as updated as possible on all the latest in tech. As we learn more about this ransomware, we'll keep you posted! What is Bad Rabbit? On October 24, a new strain of ransomware has been identified, discovered in Russia and Ukraine, called Bad Rabbit. According to reports from KasperSky, ransomware started by infecting organizations in ...  Read More

E74 Summer Wrap Up

It's finally fall and as we look back on the last summer months, we can't help but feel . . . exhausted! What a few months it has been. We packed a lot of big stuff into one small summer. From pregnancy announcements to a total overhaul of our internal processes, there was no shortage of excitement here in the ...  Read More