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Mon, 12/10/2018 - 18:07 / Luan Jardine
You know that company that's absolutely hilarious, smart, and witty as hell? Oh, that's us. Maybe you know us or maybe not, but the one thing you should know is that Cheeky Monkey Media has a personality, and a big one too. You might be curious why… Read more
Wed, 12/05/2018 - 21:09 / Luan Jardine
Gone are the days when billboards, TV/radio ads, and cold calling were the only ways to land B2B leads. And no, we do not miss those days. Now, search engines, social media, and online ads dominate. But the ease with which businesses use these… Read more
Wed, 10/17/2018 - 17:26 / Cody Misura
Not getting the results you're looking for in your business? Perhaps it's time to stop worrying so much about integrating SEO and SMM and start focusing on your customer engagement strategies. As you'll see, engaging with your customers is one of… Read more
Mon, 10/01/2018 - 18:30 / Cody Misura
Are you looking for ways to maximize the ROI of your current Pay-Per-Click (PPC) campaign? PPC advertising gives all marketers an opportunity to promote their services on a variety of highly-trafficked platforms. Whether you've chosen to launch a… Read more
Tue, 09/11/2018 - 18:23 / Cody Misura
According to a former Google employee who led the company’s Webspam team, search engines do use information from social media platforms when ranking sites. How that works exactly has long been a matter of controversy. One thing for certain is that… Read more
Fri, 08/31/2018 - 16:26 / Kodie Beckley
  In this episode we explore xScope, a Swiss Army knife tool that everyone in your front and back end web design and development team can use to ensure a project is looking its best. Resources https://xscopeapp.com/
Wed, 08/29/2018 - 22:02 / Kodie Beckley
  Welcome back you magnificent monkeys! In this episode, we see how to make helpful images and videos for bug reports. Visuals help developers fix bugs faster, so including them in reports is always a happy bonus. Resources: Mac Shortcuts… Read more
Tue, 08/21/2018 - 16:54 / Kodie Beckley
  In this episode we take a look at how CSS counters can be used to make numbered items easier to build and maintain. Lists aren't the only way! Resources Demo: https://codepen.io/cheekymonkeymedia/pen/OoJOqZ
Thu, 08/16/2018 - 21:34 / Kodie Beckley
  In this episode, we check out some tools to help us pick accessible colours so our websites are viewable by the widest range of people. Resources: https://www.w3.org/WAI/standards-guidelines/wcag/https://usecontrast.comhttps://www.funkify.org… Read more
Wed, 08/15/2018 - 16:07 / Spencer Lupul
  The iPhone camera is excellent already, but can you rely on it as your only content creation machine? We think YES, you certainly can. In this video, Spencer shows how to draw out the best image quality from the iPhone’s amazing camera(s), and… Read more
Tue, 08/14/2018 - 19:33 / Kodie Beckley
  Welcome back! In today's episode we're making a quick and easy custom display that shows as normal columns on desktop displays and as an accordion on mobile devices. Demo: https://codepen.io/cheekymonkeymedia/pen/BOamgP
Thu, 07/19/2018 - 18:55 / Spencer Lupul
As a photographer, I get frustrated with social media. While social has brought photographers many great tools, and a platform to share the pinnacle of photography talent, it feels like now there are many tradeoffs to this democratization of… Read more
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