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5 Ideas To Help Your Business Grow
5 Ideas To Help Your Business Grow

Don't have time to brainstorm ways to grow your business? Check out our five simple, but effective ideas to help move your business forward! 1. Make sure clients find you Your clients need to find you fast and easy. There are many ways to approach this topic, but No....

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Sullivent Law Firm Rebrands With A New Sleek Look
Sullivent Law Firm Rebrands With A New Sleek Look

Sullivent Law Firm in Tulsa is doing an overhaul on their identity this year, and Matcha Design is excited to help them reposition their brand with a new look and feel that is unlike any local law firm around. "We created a sleek, new brand that brought together the...

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Cookie Cutter vs. Custom Website Design
Cookie Cutter vs. Custom Website Design

I recently went to a Minor League Baseball game with some friends, and it was a great way to kick off the season. The Tulsa Drillers won the game and we had a great time eating stadium food and cheering on the team; however, the experience still came up short when...

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Self-Documenting Code: Best Practices for Cleaner Code
Self-Documenting Code: Best Practices for Cleaner Code

As with any job, programmers should always strive to improve the quality of their work. In programming, there are many loosely-structured “best practice” techniques we can use to write code that is as efficient as possible and easy to update and maintain. Some are...

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Matcha Design Office Is Moving
Matcha Design Office Is Moving

Our Tulsa office has been our home since 2004, but we are excited to be moving our office in mid-April! The new location will provide staff with a complete floor dedicated to creative planning and project execution. Matcha Design will still be available throughout...

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Phone Photography vs. Professional Photography
Phone Photography vs. Professional Photography

I rarely take my actual camera with me these days. I like not having to carry around my bulky Nikon camera, whereas my phone sleekly slips into my pocket. However, using the camera on your phone has a time and a place. A camera phone is good for quick pictures on the...

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The Art Of News Writing For The Web
The Art Of News Writing For The Web

You have an exciting event coming up at your business or organization and now you want to write an announcement for your website, but are stuck wondering how to begin. Well, writing a news announcement for your website doesn't need to be rocket science, but the key to...

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Matcha Design Produces Acceptance.org’s Video For SXSW
Matcha Design Produces Acceptance.org’s Video For SXSW

Matcha Design is excited to announce their first video animation for Acceptance.org, promoting its grassroots movement for acceptance and equality. The video will premiere at this weekend's South By Southwest (SXSW) festival, during the R2R Live streaming event hosted...

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Rebrand Your Business With A “New Doo”
Rebrand Your Business With A “New Doo”

This week started off as usual: open the door, throw down my bags and receive a barking "hello" from our office dog, Pancake; however, there was one major difference. Pancake, our extremely hairy, somewhat eccentric, Pomeranian was basically shaved! Where long, golden...

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5 Simple On-Page SEO Techniques

5 Simple On-Page SEO Techniques

Search Engine Optimization can largely be broken down into two areas of effort – on-page and off-page. On-page SEO refers to the content of the individual HTML files that make up your site, and off-page SEO refers to external efforts, such as links to your pages from...

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5 Tips For Converting to HTML5

5 Tips For Converting to HTML5

There are lots of new features in HTML5, but some elements from HTML4 have been changed or removed. So here are a few tips for changes you might need to make if you're upgrading. 1. The CENTER tag The center tag was deprecated in HTML4/XHTML, and not allowed in XHTML...

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5 Ways to Speed Up Your Website

5 Ways to Speed Up Your Website

If I go to the homepage of a website on a computer with a fast connection, and after 5 seconds there are still large pieces of the page missing, something's wrong. So in the interest of making the internet a better place for all, especially those without...

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The Competition is Heating Up Between Google and Microsoft

The Competition is Heating Up Between Google and Microsoft

We did a review on Windows Live Skydrive in October. One of the main features Microsoft offers is the ability to create, edit and store Office docs for free online via the browser. It also allows you to view the documents on your web-enabled mobile phone. As some of...

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5 Cool Features of CSS3

5 Cool Features of CSS3

Like HTML5, CSS3 is currently in draft form, and has varied support across the major browsers. All of the major browsers are at least developing support for the existing CSS3 properties, however. CSS3 goes hand-in-hand with HTML5 to make pages simpler by reducing...

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5 New Features in HTML5

5 New Features in HTML5

HTML5 is still a work in progress, and some parts are still being refined or are subject to change, but partial experimental support is already existent in most major browsers. At this point I wouldn't recommend building a whole website in HTML5 without any kind of...

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Windows Live SkyDrive Review

Windows Live SkyDrive Review

Microsoft recently released SkyDrive, a web-based storage and sharing utility. In addition to being a handy way to access up to 25GB of your files from pretty much anywhere, as well as optionally share those files with others, SkyDrive features Office Web Apps -...

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A brief overview of the Android platform for developers

A brief overview of the Android platform for developers

Recently I was studying some finer points of application development on the Android platform, and I was inspired to share some basic information with those who may be unfamiliar with the system. The first thing you need to know about Android applications is that they...

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Markup Validation

Markup Validation

I've read plenty of articles about the all-importance of validation, and some about why validation isn't important. The articles that dismiss striving for the green light usually cite examples of people breaking down their code and inadvertently removing functionality...

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Wrap-around Animation for Stadium LED

Wrap-around Animation for Stadium LED

When people think of animation design, they usually think of a 16:9 or 4:3 ratio animation. We usually have a lot of freedom and pixel real estate to work with. Adding HD graphics, detailed videos are straightforward and pleasing to the eye, but when it comes to...

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