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About Clay Konnor

Clay Konnor is a digital strategist, UX and creative director in Milwaukee, WI with over 20 years experience in UX & UI design.

Using Facebook for Small Business Saturday Promotion

Judging from the Christmas tree that went up the day after Halloween at the department store near the office, it’s that time of year again – the two months in which giant chain businesses square off against local businesses to claim consumers’ holiday spending cash. The big names have “Black Friday,” but local businesses have their [...]

By | June 27th, 2016|Digital Marketing|0 Comments

Social Media – What Will You Do With Your Extra Day?

Most Small Businesses Spend 6 Hours or More Weekly on Social Media. Statistics show that most small businesses spend at least six hours weekly on social media to spread brand awareness and draw in customers. Since 78 percent of U.S. consumers say that their purchases are impacted by a company’s [...]

By | June 27th, 2016|Digital Marketing|0 Comments

Why Do I Need Reviews?

Online reviews are obviously essential for restaurants and hotels, but why would other businesses need them? The truth is that reviews have a search engine optimization benefit for all businesses, even those in industries that have not traditionally relied on reviews to attract customers. Modern consumers see reviews ant ratings [...]

By | June 27th, 2016|Digital Marketing|0 Comments

The Importance of Local Search

Consumers are online 24 hours a day, 7 days a week looking for the products, services and information they want. So how do you make sure they find you and your website? Simple: specific, targeted searches through search engines. Every businessperson knows how to employ Search Engine Optimization to attract [...]

By | June 27th, 2016|Digital Marketing|0 Comments

seeking tigers – april 7, 2015

The beeps are more irregular now. They aren’t there to cause anyone to run. There will be no colored code, no carts and no soft-soled shoes hurrying along the polished linoleum floor that paves the hallway just outside the door. The beeps emitted from the heart monitor are only there to provide corroboration to [...]

By | April 7th, 2015|The Evening Email|0 Comments

NAMM 2006 – Introducing the Akai EWI 4000s

I was fortunate enough to work with Akai Professional as part of the beta team for the Akai EWI (Electronic Woodwind Instrument) 4000s, an incredible wind synthesizer controller. The EWI 4000s is the fourth generation of EWI and has some very unique features including a built-in analog modeled synth. No longer does the EWI [...]

By | November 18th, 2014|Music|0 Comments

painting with light – march 30, 2014

They said he painted with light. Here’s the thing though, you can’t paint with light; you have to paint with, well, paint. Anyone who is familiar with Johannes Vermeer’s paintings, however, understands what is being said here. He is renowned for his masterly treatment and use of light in his [...]

By | March 30th, 2014|The Evening Email|0 Comments