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North Texas Drupal Users Group September Meetup- Drupal 8 Revisted

The summer doldrums and vacations are over, time to get back to the North Texas Drupal Users Group meetups and take another look at Drupal 8.

Old school bike race

Mobile Performance with Drupal - Part 1, Testing

I don't think you need yet another blog post to tell you mobile is becoming a bigger and bigger thing. Your website has to look good and perform well on mobile - you know that. But is it? How do you tell? How do you improve?

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Longer Title and Descriptions on Google Search Results

Google has apparently snuck in an update to search results pages (SERP) that increases the size of the display Titles and Descriptions.  This gives webmasters and SEOs more room to describe and market pages!

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FireRoad Site Launch - M&A Partners

Launched recently by FireRoad for one of our long-term clients - a new website for M&A Partners!  Built, of course, on our optimized Drupal 7 platform.

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North Texas Drupal March Meetup - Personalization

For the March meetup of the North Texas Drupal Users Group, Brent Bice will be presening on Web Personalization with Drupal.

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North Texas Drupal Holiday 2015 Party

Well, we haven't been able to get any speakers for Fall meetups, but that doesn't mean we can't have a social Holiday party!

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Google Wants to Help Plumbers and Other Handypeople Find Customers

How many times have you typed "OMG I NEED A PLUMBER RIGHT NOW - MY HOUSE IS AWASH IN RAW SEWAGE!!" into Google because of a minor plumbing emergency and you need the services of a local home professional?

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You Think YOUR AdWords Keywords are Expensive

Many of our clients, like many of you, use Google AdWords to help promote their business. And they may complain that the keywords they are targetting can be expensive- $5, $7, maybe even $10 per click!  How about, over $600 ??