add closed captions to linkedin vid

Captioning is inclusive. True, you’re boosting SEO or grabbing the attention of the serial scroller, but what you’re really doing is including over 5% of the world’s population. You’re including viewers that may not be able to hear the video. You’re helping non-native English speakers understand your message. Access is (and should be) a universal…

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Calendly Tutorial

Let’s say you’re someone who typically schedules a lot of meetings. Your weekdays are jam-packed with team and client meetings, the list goes on and on. Whether you’re using a scheduling tool to book meetings and keep track of your schedule or not, we recommend using Calendly.  Here’s why: Calendly isn’t just another way to…

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ASL Hand Sign Language I Love You

I truly feel it’s important for others (especially communicators and marketers) to understand how learning and using other languages such as American Sign Language (ASL) can benefit how you communicate, with others and better your life overall. At age four, I began learning ASL as my second language because my brother is Deaf / hard-of-hearing.…

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How to Make Working from Home Work for You

Tips for Working From Home When You’re Not Used to Working From Home Many people across the world suddenly find themselves having to figure out how to work from home as Covid-19 forces us into isolation. Well, the team at Smack Happy has been working from home for a long-ass time now, so we got…

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importance of seo

An original post shared in 2017 and updated 9/16/2019. It was about friggin’ time. HI! If you’re into complete transparency, sarcasm, and the occasional cuss word…shit’s about to go DAHN (down). If you land on this post, and you’re from the ‘Burgh—go Stillers (Steelers)! Two facts – I am from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and SEO keeps…

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what happened to my wordpress post editor

If your WordPress Post Editor looks different, you probably just need to install the Classic Editor plugin for WP. The fairly recent WordPress 5.0+ ([simple_tooltip content=’The latest WordPress editor is named Gutenberg, like Johannes Gutenberg, who helped usher the democratization of knowledge! It was built with the intention to provide users of all levels of…

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updating a poorly designed website sq

Updating a Poorly Designed Website Updating a bad web design doesn’t have to be overwhelming and doesn’t need to be done all at once.   We can’t emphasize enough how important it is to have a well-designed website for EVERY business no matter what year it is right now. This is the face of your…

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developer tools 2019

It is almost 2019, and we know that your new year’s resolutions list is growing, right? Whether you have one, zero, or 125 resolutions in mind, the end, as well as the beginning of the year, is a time that is often brimming with creativity as we usher in the new year! Here are a…

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