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What Business Owners Need to Know About California’s New Privacy Law

December 31, 2019

Remember what a mad scramble it was with General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) in 2018? Now, a new set of privacy regulations is going into effect on January 1, with major implications for U.S.-based businesses. California’s new Privacy Protection Act imposes strong financial penalties for any company that doesn’t meet its requirements, whether or not […] Read More

Small Business Website Security

The Security Measures Every Small Business Should Take to Protect Their Website in 2019

October 1, 2019

At Robot Creative, we’ve been doing small business websites, marketing and branding for 22 years. We’ve seen the evolution of security for small business (SMB) websites from the very early days of the Internet, including a rise in hacked SMB websites which we have had to help recover and lock down. Small businesses do not […] Read More

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5 Tips about Web Design from Together Digital Meetup with Lara August

August 23, 2019

In additional to being founder and CEO of Robot Creative, Lara August also leads the website division of the business. Her 20+ years of experience building websites for a wide range of clients and industries has given her a knowledge base full of technical savvy and a toolbox of solutions to address a variety of […] Read More

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In a Digital World, Does Direct Mail Still Work?

June 19, 2019

Gaining customers starts with awareness. Even though the Metropolitan Methodist Hospital is one of the more well-known hospital systems in San Antonio, their Emergency Room facility at the Quarry Market Shopping Center was relatively new, and residents didn’t always remember where they were located. So, the hospital reached out to Robot Creative for help with […] Read More

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Six Things You Need to Know Right Now About Google Ads

September 6, 2018

Advertising on Google is Changing. Here’s What You Need To Know. Earlier this summer, Google announced that it was going to consolidate and rebrand its various advertising products. Gone would be Google AdWords and Google DoubleClick. In their place, one unified platform: Google Ads. Given the scope of the advertising behemoth’s current product lineup, the […] Read More

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Akimbo — Zeroing in on Cost of Acquisition

August 18, 2018

Akimbo Card is a prepaid debit card service developed for family budgeting. When Akimbo came to us, they were looking for strategy and creative that would not only improve app downloads and card activations but also maximize ad spend to the right audiences in order to lower cost of acquisition of new registrants. To solve […] Read More

Questions about WordPress Hosting? We've Got Answers

Where should I host my small business WordPress website?

July 11, 2018

We work with a lot of small and medium-sized businesses on their websites. The most common platform we develop in is WordPress, and we are regularly asked “Do you do hosting?” and “Where should I host the website?” Here are a few of the more common questions and answers around website hosting. Do I need […] Read More

Lead Gen Tools the Flip the Script for B2B

Four Tools to Help Flip the B2B Lead Generation Model

June 4, 2018

In years past, the goal of the digital marketer was to drive web traffic. Prevailing wisdom taught us that an increase in traffic would lead to an increase in the number of contact form submissions. It was a passive strategy at its core: Build a campaign and wait for the leads to come rolling in. […] Read More

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What It Really Means to Think “Mobile First”

January 5, 2018

How many times have you looked at your phone today? Between quick glances, email, text messages, videos and checking in on social media, by the end of the day, you and every one of your customers spend nearly three and a half hours looking at your phones. [Inc] We all know this shift to mobile […] Read More

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