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The Importance of a Mobile-Friendly Website

August 8, 2018

Ever since the dawn of mobile devices in 2007, web browsing has become revolutionized. Searching a topic, place, or question on a search engine was once something that was restricted only to a desktop computer or a laptop when connected to WiFi. Today, 68% of adult Americans have a smartphone, meaning that they have access…

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The Secret Weapon Every Restaurant Owner Needs

October 26, 2017

The food industry is a lot like the toilet paper industry. Or the water industry. Or the realty market. There will always be a demand for it! Mankind will always need to eat (unless a futuristic invention can enable us to absorb nutrients differently), just as we will also always need water, shelter, and hygiene.…

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RingCentral: Never Buy a Phone System for Your Office Again

December 14, 2016

Here at GrowIt, we are partnered with RingCentral, a worldwide company that is taking the business world by storm and revolutionizing communication in and outside of the office. Owner and Creative Director of GrowIT, Mike Marquardt, sold phone systems before he began marketing (and building) websites and phone apps. Since the early ‘90s, bulky and…

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Smartphone Addiction is Real – But That Could Be Good News For Entrepreneurs

October 17, 2016

Here at GrowIT, we emphasize the importance of entrepreneurs learning to utilize the power of social media in an efficient and professional way. The proper timing and presentation of content (not just content alone) is crucial to growing a business in this millennial age where everyone is looking down; and not up at billboards. Our…

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The Update that Could Affect Your Mobile App

October 10, 2016

THIS JUST IN – Your mobile application could be in danger of being exterminated from the App Store, according to an announcement from Apple last month. Don’t panic – if you keep up on regular updates, maintenance, marketing, and improving in accordance with reviews – this does not apply to you. On September 1st of…

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Have a Great Idea for an App? Here's What You Should Do…

October 3, 2016

When Apple released its first iPhone in 2007, few people knew what a “smartphone” even meant. A device with internet capabilities? Sure, that made sense. But applications available for download with endless possibilities, manufactured to accomplish tasks and find information we only knew previously via a web browser (and, for older generations, a library)? Revolutionary.…

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Three 2016 Inventions That Are Worth Investing In

September 19, 2016

Modern technology is an incredible thing. Here’s a sneak peak into some innovative designs you perhaps have never thought could exist. Thanks to the smartphone, many of these new ideas can be managed and personalized on a device you use every day, allowing you to integrate them into your every day life. USBIDI The smart…

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What Does a Mobile App Truly Cost?

September 6, 2016

The general purpose of funding a mobile app is to create a return-on-investment. It is one of the most common and costly marketing configurations entrepreneurs who have a service or product they desire to make accessible to consumers can build. But an application is useful not just because a customer will pay anywhere from $0.99…

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Is It Time To Update Your Website?

August 1, 2016

Like many world-renowned giants, many of the largest corporations we see in 2016 had small, humble beginnings. Today, you may see your business in a similar light, dreaming of a bigger tomorrow. So, you try to go cheap on as many things as your can. Trying to take off with a free website that a friend or family member offered…

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3 Fail-Safe Ways to Get Your App Deleted

July 25, 2016

Smartphone users need only have apps on their device that provide them with specific resources, entertainment, or otherwise, value. If you don’t use it, lose it, right? Yet each time a mobile phone is purged of an unnecessary application, a service feature is abandoned that a developer very well may have spent months meticulously designing.…

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