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The Plandemic

April 6, 2021

When the so-called “Pandemic” was announced, mask mandates required, lockdowns, and stay-at-home orders commanded, we here at GrowIT Media took the threat seriously and even released what we felt was good advice on how to avoid contracting the virus.  Over the past year we have learned much and we now have the data. We also…

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January 31, 2021

GrowIT Media is committed to the safety and well-being of our employees and helping our customers to do the same. We are closely following the steady stream of updates on Coronavirus (COVID-19) and the impact this pandemic is having on the economy and businesses like yours. Our thoughts are first and foremost with all individuals…

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Does My Website Have To Be ADA Compliant?

October 4, 2019

Does my website have to be ADA Compliant? What is ADA compliance?   ADA compliance means making your place of business fully accessible to persons with disabilities. The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) was signed into law in 1990, but it only covered brick and mortar businesses. Meaning your place of business had to accommodate…

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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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Christmas Shop Smarter, Not Harder

November 7, 2016

Forget any other time of year; it is safe to say that society can be the least frugal during the holidays. No matter how much love you have towards your family, nobody wants to be in over their eyeballs in credit card debt come the New Year, and yet that’s the place many Americans find…

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An Invitation: GrowIT Media CEO Takes a Visit to Googleplex

March 25, 2016

It’s not everyday, or just anyone who can take a visit to one of the most prestigious tech campuses in the country; at least not back when founder and CEO of GrowIT Media, Mike Marquardt, received a formal invitation to the Googleplex, global corporate headquarters for Google. Historically, Google never offered any kind of visit…

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10 Reasons Your Business Needs The Google Apps Solution

January 25, 2014
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Reliable, secure web-based office tools for any size business. Powerful, intuitive applications like Gmail, Google Calendar and Google Docs can help reduce your IT costs and help employees collaborate more effectively – all for just $50 per user per year. Proven cost savings – Google’s web-based applications require no hardware or software.   Mobile email…

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The Benefits of Having an Interactive Business Website

January 1, 2014

Social Media Interaction With the myriad of website and social media possibilities that surround us in this day and age, it can often be overwhelming to decide where to invest your time and energy when it comes to promoting your business’s website and brand. Social media has provided a wonderful way to interact with prospective…

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Making the Most of Thanksgiving

November 24, 2013

The Importance of Giving Thanks In this busy world that we live in, it is so easy to forget that we’re preparing for more than a delicious meal of turkey and stuffing with friends and family on that anticipated Thursday of every November. It’s so easy to get caught up in the shopping and cooking…

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Design vs Functionality in Your Business Website

April 10, 2013

The debate of design vs functionality is highly important in the web design community, and open to much discussion. Ultimately it seems a balancing act between creating a visually impressive website without jeopardizing the usability is essential. If the website seems to be tricky to navigate then customers are likely to leave the site altogether,…

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