I still remember, back in the day, when Flash was first introduced by Macromedia to designers and developers – it looked, smelled and tasted like the future so I jumped right in, built an entire Flash site based on one of my products at the time, a line of licensed Andy Warhol cigars and humidors.
But now, finally, so many years later, it may be time to say goodbye to one of my oldest friends.
The beginning of the end of our relationship came with the advent of HTML5 – no longer would you need a ‘media player’ to stream audio, no longer would you have to build a Flash site and a non-Flash site, no longer would you have to rely on a plug-in that may or may not be up to date.
One site, any device.
And for me, that was largely the appeal – to create a single site that could be viewed and used on any one of the dozens of gadgets out there, all running on different platforms, using different standards. And growing.
Don’t get me wrong, Flash surely still has its uses but even Adobe has conceded that its days may be numbered or at least, numbered by them to be phased into something else, perhaps an OS-based software platform.
Point is that HTML5 opens the realm to new possibilities, without the limitations OTHERS may impose on you like Apple keeping Flash off its phones. They made that decision for you.
Instead, HTML5 gives you control over the site…across multiple forms, platforms, devices. Isn’t that the future?
Thus the first objective here became to redesign and relaunch our biggest Flash site – as an HTML5 entity.
And so we did.
Built on a JQuery platform, the site uses AJAX, ASP.NET, CSS to deliver tens of thousands of sound clips each day – while consuming a full 3/4 less server space and bandwidth. So then there’s that benefit over Flash as well.
Fact is there are many benefits to converting your site to HTML5 including elimination of the need for subdomains like mobile.soundboard.com.
So HTML5 also means companies need only one (great) address to point visitors to. One address to build on, promote, share, etc…
And that’s a good thing…for us, for everyone.
So say “hello” to my new little friend, HTML5. Cigar?
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Thought I would take a moment to let you know about a company I, and other domainers, are having success with…for a change.
Truth is, I am like the others in that I have much traffic that has never converted in PPC and thus languishes around earning zip, zilch, nothing. Like a houseguest that won’t leave or pay for anything.
Yet during a recent domainer gathering in Vegas that I was turned on to The Parking Place, in no small part because several at the event were experiencing success with what was deemed “worthless traffic”.
And ‘success’ is not something we hear much these days so I perked up. A new solution that may actually work? I had to see with mine own eyes.
For if you don’t know, TPP redirects domains to offers, surveys, etc. and sells the leads to various firms – a sharp contrast from the PPC model, no doubt. But a welcome contrast?
For this domainer, yes, the results have been excellent.
I took a bunch of domains making less than nothing and now get $20/day out of them. Not much you may say but an extra $7,200/year is growth – that for which we strive everyday.
So I certainly like the figures but I am also happy with the interface, stats and service from my friend Sevan over there.
Point is that by even attempting and trying, we stick to the edict to test, test and test again to make sure we are maximizing every visitor, every click, every eyeball.
Now, for once in a blue moon, that opportunity has presented itself and has shown to be effective for others.
So, why not you? Only one way to find out.
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