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Find the Best Areas to Trick-or-Treat with the App Nextdoor’s Treat Map

  The social network Nextdoor’s Treat Map is back by popular demand for another Halloween.  The app is available on iOS and Android for the second year to give insider’s a guide to the best streets for treats in their neighborhood. The app allows homeowners to mark their home with a candy corn to let people […]

Paid vs. Organic Search, Which Should You Choose?

Is it more effective to use paid search (PPC) or organic search (SEO) marketing? Both methods have pros and cons so it is a complex question to answer. Organic search results are the listings of web pages returned by the search engine’s algorithms that closely match the string of keywords.  The goal is to be on the […]

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3 Reasons Why a Good Website is Vital to the Success of your Business

  1. First impressions are everything.  Most people jump online to look at where to buy something and read reviews before they buy it.  Because of this, you want the first impression of your business to be as good as it can be.  A businesses website is typically the first place consumers look and they […]

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It’s Website Wednesday!

When it comes to retirement living, Country Meadows Village is the place to be! The Off The Wall Media web development team has been working on creating a new responsive web design for the Woodburn luxury retirement community.  In addition to Country Meadows Village in Woodburn, they also run two other communities in Oregon: Countryside […]

Radio is Still Dominating the Road

Pandora, Spotify or iTunes are still increasingly popular channels for people to listen to music but when it comes to driving, radio is still in the fast lane. A study done by Edison Research found that over half of Americans listen to the radio almost every time they get in their car and 86% listen […]

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Off The Wall Media clients all over the news

“A well-traveled family never goes out of style.”  Anne Taylor Hartzell aka Hip Travel Mama, an Off The Wall Media client, uses that tag line for her travel blog focused on family vacations.  Hip Travel Mama shares her love for travel and industry experience to help inspire other families to travel together and enjoy unique and […]

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5 Ways to Increase Sales with Instagram

A picture can be worth thousands of dollars for a business if marketed correctly.  Instagram reaches over 200 million users and your customers are probably a part of that group.  Below are some strategies to generate sales and promote your products through Instagram. Connect with influencers in your niche.  Search to find the largest accounts […]

Design Week Portland is in Full Swing

  Design Week Portland kicked off this past weekend and continues through Friday.  This week will represent a creative showcase meant to elevate the city’s reputation as a design hub.  Anyone with an interest in design whether it is graphics, fashion, mobile app development and more, there is sure to be an event for you. Design […]

My First Day on the Anti-Facebook Social Media Site “Ello”

The new social networking site, Ello, launched about a month ago with a just a small 90 people.  This week the site has seen a surge of invite requests with around 40,000 per hour.  The site is currently still in beta and is invite only for now.  Ello wants users to communicate and enjoy an ads […]