What are Google Analytics User and Event Data Retention Controls?

Library Card Boxes

Good question. In a recent email to Google Analytics administrators, Google announced the arrival of Data Retention Controls, part of their efforts to ensure adherence to a new set of privacy regulations passed in Europe and going into effect in May (you can find more information at the EU GDPR website).

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Looks like somebody got a new haircut.

Coordinate° Homepage

A few months ago, as we were onboarding new teammates and working to expand our service offering, we realized that we had outgrown our existing website and many of our marketing materials.

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“Chrome will show security warnings” – Google will warn users when input fields are not secure

Chrome will show security warnings

Starting October 2017, Chrome (version 62) will show a "NOT SECURE" warning when users enter text in a form on an HTTP page, and for all HTTP pages in Incognito mode.

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Client Spotlight: Digux launches new website to share their story

Digux Website

Last year, while we were working with our friends at Halfpops, we were introduced to their I.T. service provider — the Bellevue, Washington-based team at Digux. One conversation led to another, and our team began working with Digux to help them redevelop their marketing narrative, and develop a new website that better represented the brand they had built. This is that story in the context of our process to shed some light on what it takes to bring a new website to life.

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Your connection is not private: Google distrusting WoSign and StartCom SSL certificates

Google Chrome - You connection is not private

Recently we had a client run into a strange issue with their SSL certificate when Google Chrome (and Google Chrome alone) starting reporting that "Your connection is not private" (ERR_CERT_AUTHORITY_INVALID). We tested other browsers on both Windows and OS X and they worked without issue.

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Client Spotlight: Halfpops asks, “How will you survive the Halfpocalypse?”


"Hi, we're Halfpops. And we're pretty sure that robots are going to take over the world and kill us all one day."

That's the message in a new video our client Halfpops launched this morning to warn the world about the impending AI apocalypse.

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Client Spotlight: Yasso Adds 3 New Flavors

Yasso Launches New Flavors

Earlier this month, as we helped Yasso launch a new responsive website, they unveiled 3 new flavors: Chocolate Chip, Cinnamon Bun, and Cookies 'n Cream.

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Google’s mobile-friendly search results and the SEO value of a responsive website

With mobile devices accounting for 60% of digital media usage, and spending on mobile search advertising approaching the tipping point, it's no surprise that Google recently announced a number of changes that focus on improving the mobile search experience.

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How to optimize website images for faster load times


One issue we see fairly often is the use of uncompressed images for design elements, photo galleries, and blog posts. The file size of these images ends up much larger than necessary, and can have a huge affect on load times (especially on mobile devices). Learn how to quickly optimize websites images, resulting in reduced file sizes and faster load times for your content.

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