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Red Cherry has been working on a new App called Clean the Creek over the last 6 months. Clean the Creek will be a free App that will allow users to tag and clean dirty locations around where you live. For instance you see some garbage all on the side of your favourite hiking trail but...

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Many software systems that we must build at Red Cherry are very complex, have many use cases and requirements. But how do you tackle all of this and come out with a software product that not only meets your clients expectations but surpasses them? Using a UCD (user centered) design process...

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Heading out this summer on camping trip? Figure you will have no cell service there and it may be a difficult place to find? Here is a little trick that will give you the power of Google maps satellite maps and your phones GPS. Before you head out simply pinch and zoom into each area you will be...

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We all know the free app outs there sometimes come with ad banners that help generate click through revenue for the app developer but also consume space on your app near the bottom. These are called banner ads and are supported by many ad networks. They do produce revenue but are loosing allot...

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Remarketing is powerful means to keep your brand in front of your customer base. How it works is someone first lands on your website. Once they arrive we drop a cookie into their browser that allows us to display your ad in front of them after leave your website.  You might have seen this...

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Your website must offer more than a stunning design that renders pixel-perfect across mobile, tablet and desktop. How to best connect with your target audience? Content is key. While graphics and functionality are part of the lure, it is insightful content that compels your intended audience to...

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Do you have an idea that could be the next Twitter or Facebook? Is your idea so new that there are no competitive benchmarks to compare it too? Creating a new user experience that ties into our idea can be tricky as you have convince your early adopters that this is a valid idea it's easy to...

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Invision is a great tool for creating interactive wireframes that allow everyone to collaborate, comment and contribute easily from all devices (mobile, tablet and desktop). Adding the wireframes to Invision allows for a streamlined agile approach allowing menus, click through and linked menus....

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Invision is a great tool that allows you to not only provide your clients with a excellent prototype but has powerful features like live sharing, commenting, workflow tools, project management and mood boards. Perhaps you are developing an app first you want to see the icon on your home screen...

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Throughout the week you ride a wave of energy that you need to harness to make the most of your time. First thing is to understand are you a maker (designer / coder) or a manager (project manager / sales manager). A...

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Popular email marketing tools such as campaign monitor and mail chimp help organizations use white hat servers to easily send out beautiful email marketing campaigns that land in inboxs. Segments allow you to create lists of...

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When building a software product for either a start-up or a well established existing company having the vision to see where the software can go is always key when developing the software. By this we mean what...

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Building a fully responsive wireframe (has actual design components but no working database) that has a fully clickable interface and simple user logins and provisioning allows clients to not only see there web...

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Red Cherry was identified as one of the leading web design firms in Canada as of Oct 22nd 2015.  We are very pleased by this news as it shows not only do our designs rock...

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Perhaps you have a great idea for a new online business and your looking to get this built out and ready to roll. What is the secret sauce in getting results and having a successful SaaS product? Well first you need a team behind you that has worked extensively with start ups for many years....

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Wireframes are agile simple sketches of your software build showing all elements such as menus, lists and page content and its proposed layout and functionality. A wireframe is can demonstrate a complex aspect of software build such as scheduling component or a 10 step process either way it...

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Branding is one of the most important aspects of marketing as it is what conveys a company’s identity.  By conveying clear and consistent branding, your company will be well on its way to creating strong...

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Interactive data diagrams allow our clients to click through the software/
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When developing a new website that has a payment gateway for selling products or software as a service there is a fine balance of having business logic matched with the ultimate user experience. By this having a very clear idea of the revenue stream and it’s fine components (packages,...

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Hootsuite allows your business to promote it's brand, increase social signals all in one place. There are many powerful features Hootsuite...

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Artificial intelligence with in weapon systems is serious concern amongst some of the brightest minds of our time with many strongly apposed to this type of advancement in technology. With people like Stephen Hawking, Steve Wozniak and Elon Musk along with 1000's of other notable...

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Open source software has provided us some of the best operating systems, advancements in coding engines and a amazing array of different software systems. It has also allowed people to collaborate all over the world on software projects to help make better software. One thing that is often over...

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Building a good website starts with first understanding your customers/personas and what they expect from you and your website. By understanding what typical websites the visit, why they would visit your site over your competitors and the type of technology they typically engage with we can...

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Making sure your software and systems are secure is key. To know software security you need to be able to understand how to break it. Having built secure systems for banking, military and business Red Cherry has...

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Bringing user journeys and information architecture into new system builds helps to demonstrate the system from a user flow and helps scope out all functionality for all parties (designers,
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Have you ever had a good idea but needed funding or other people to help you get it kick started? Then you should look into something called crowdsourcing.  Crowdsourcing is the process of obtaining information, input, or funding by enlisting the services of a large group of people, paid or...

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In todays mobile dominant world, it is increasingly important to focus on mobile development, as well as cross-platform compatibility, when developing new apps.  One of the main issues with mobile and cross-platform development is that it is very time consuming and costly.  In order to...

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When starting a new design project, it is very important to create a clear style guide that you and your team can follow throughout the design phase. To do this, people in the design industry often use a tool called mood boards.  A mood board is a...

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Keeping passwords safe is a very simple thing to do but it's one the first pitfalls of common security breeches on someone's machine. Many people keep unencrypted passwords in notepad or files this is a big security risk as if any malware is to get on your machine it will find these...

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Using open source platforms provide a vast amount of elegantly built technology but they need to be kept up to date, monitored and understood. Knowing how to update your Wordpress or Magento build while keeping all the modules and plugins updated is key to your websites security,...

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