Blake Newman

CEO, CTO, Co-Founder, Entrepreneur. Lean startup advocate, agile project manager, Certified Scrum Master. Founded Photographer.com in 1995, inQbation in 2007, Agileana.com in 2015.
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Los Angeles website designer for actors

Los Angeles website designer for actors

        Filed under: Marketing, Web Design

Looking for a website that will get you noticed? Look no further. inQbation™ specializes in actor websites. For $40 we can get your website launched with a blog and content management system so that you can update your resume, biography, photography portfolio and filmography. For another $40, we’ll create a dazzling bio on the IMDB … Continued


Too Hot for Words: A YouTube Phenomenon

Too Hot for Words: A YouTube Phenomenon

        Filed under: Social Media, Startups

Sexy Russina Linguist It only takes a creative, intelligent, beautiful, and sexy Russian immigrant to inspire us all to discover the origin of words. Marina, of Hot for Words, a YouTube phenomenon, Philologist, and Etymologist uses YouTube as a vehicle to entertain, educate, and earn a few bucks here and there. Goes to show, the … Continued


Training, Seminars, Workshops: Financial Modeling

Training, Seminars, Workshops: Financial Modeling

        Filed under: Marketing, Startups

LOS ANGELES – 21 Jun 2008 – When New York City based Financial Training Company, Enstruct, needed to bring their website to 2008 web standards, they turned to Los Angeles based inQbation™ to take on that task. Enstruct Corp, was founded by Keith Allman, a former Citigroup investment banker with over seven years experience in … Continued


Alternatives to Flash: Flash is Overrated

Alternatives to Flash: Flash is Overrated

        Filed under: SEO, Web Design, Web Development

What’s up with the Flash? I’m not talking about the flash on your cameras, although I admit, photographers are the worst violators of overusing Flash.  Don’t get me wrong, Flash has its purpose.  Heck, I use it on my own website.  But, people do need to know that Flash does have its disadvantages, namely: Not … Continued


Search Engine Friendly (SEF)

Search Engine Friendly (SEF)

        Filed under: SEO, WordPress

In order for a website to be considered, “Search Engine Friendly,” it should have these basic elements: Clean, validated code Effective use of CSS to control style, layout, and font Unique TITLE tags that describe  the page subject Unique DESCRIPTIONS that describe page contents Images appropriately named after subject matter File names and directory naming … Continued


DC Website construction company Virginia Washington DC

DC Website construction company Virginia Washington DC

        Filed under: Web Development

Website Construction Building a website is not unlike building a house. I can’t imagine a house builder showing up to his job site on the first day with sleeves rolled up, construction equipment everywhere, laborers standing around, and no blueprints or engineering plans. Indeed, every website should have some sort of blueprints, engineering plans, or … Continued


Washington DC Web Page Designer

Washington DC Web Page Designer

        Filed under: Web Design

inQbation™ is pleased to announce the opening of its Washington, DC metropolitan office.  Soon to be located in Arlington, Virginia, inQbation™ will introduce West Coast design to the East Coast. “East Coast web designers tend to be more classical, more linear, and more traditional,” says Blake Newman, founder of inQbation™.  “I wanted to bring that … Continued


Life Coaching for Parents, Families, and Guardians

Life Coaching for Parents, Families, and Guardians

        Filed under: Web Design

When Derrick Soloman, of Mobile Family Life Coach, wanted to catapult his website design to a new level, he chose inQbation Los Angeles Website Designers to help him make that happen. Soloman wanted to take his existing website and give it a world-class design, add elements of Flash, and incorporate third party web chat features … Continued


From facial rejuvenation to website rejuvenation

From facial rejuvenation to website rejuvenation

        Filed under: Web Design, Web Development

Hollywood medical spa website gets face lift When Belle Visage’s Hollywood website became out of date, Tina decided to give her site a few injections of botox, fotofacial rejuvenation, and microderm peels to bring it up to date and give it a fresher, younger new look. Tina turned to inQbation for this facial rejuvenation. Belle … Continued


Obama reaches out to Latin Americas via YouTube

Obama reaches out to Latin Americas via YouTube

        Filed under: Government, Social Media, Video Marketing

In one of the latest grass roots effort to support Presidential candidate Barack Obama’s latest public relations outreach efforts, Black Eyed Peas’ Will.I.Am assembled an all-star cast of musicians and actors to produce a music video featuring some of Hollywood’s most talented Hispanic artists to reach out to the Latin American and Hispanic Community. Podemos … Continued



New Kid on the Block: Napster MP3 Download Store

New Kid on the Block: Napster MP3 Download Store

        Filed under: Web Design

New York – May 20, 2008. This morning, digital music service Napster, Inc. made a splash with their new MP3 download store, being touted at the world’s biggest, with over 6 million songs. Posing a direct challenge to Apple’s iTunes, songs from all major music labels, as well as independent labels, will be available to … Continued


Meetup.com takes social networking to a physical level

Meetup.com takes social networking to a physical level

        Filed under: Social Media

The Ultimate Networking Site New to a city? Salesman looking for business? Lonely? Got a peculiar fetish? Whatever you are looking for, www.Meetup.com likely has it. I first discovered Meetup.com when I was in Denver. My purpose was two-fold: I was new to the area, new to an industry, was in sales, and needed a … Continued



Google Friend Connect leverages social networking

Google Friend Connect leverages social networking

        Filed under: SEO, Social Media

Grow traffic when friends connect on your site This is Google’s introduction to Google™ Friend Connect. Google™ is actually trying to help you drive traffic to your site in ways other than AdWords™. Google™ Friend Connect is a technology that allows you to turn any website into a social networking site where visitors who are … Continued