Category: Technology

A Hot & Cool Website

Audubon Cesco is a locally owned and operated business that’s been helping customers with their home heating, air conditioning, and swimming pool maintenance needs since 1935.  They also have a pool supply store which carries a wide variety of equipment, supplies and services to keep your pool clean and running efficiently all summer long. They first got onto the web… Read more →

Is SSL worth it?

Yeah, it is! SSL stands for “Secure Sockets Layer”.  It’s a virtual handshake between a web browser and a web server. It’s not mandatory to have on your web server but it has been highly recommended.  Last year, Google said that your SEO would suffer without it, and in July of 2018, Google Chrome is making it official, stating that… Read more →

AutoSSL Makes Sites Safer and Site Owners Happier

We’re still trying to wrap our heads around the whole free SSL thing. SSL was something that was, and still is, a paid item, but not all hosting companies offer it yet. Installing an SSL certificate provides a lock in the browser window that tells visitors their visit is encrypted and secure. You’ve probably seen it already. The beginning of… Read more →

5 Ways to Get More Business This Spring

With St. Patrick’s, Easter, Passover and Graduations around the corner, there’s a lot of observance as Spring approaches. Let’s review four things you can do on the web to get more business during this festive season! Use WordPress to make your website responsive. Responsive websites use code that changes the layout and content displayed, depending on the device viewing the website.… Read more →

The Dreaded DoS Attack

The DoS Attack The world wide web is a wide open sea and pirates abound. A lot of our clients are experiencing a spike in cyberattacks this week.  Specifically, a DoS Attack.  Below is a graph that shows the spike in attacks on a client site around noon today. This is a typical denial-of-service attack (DoS attack).  A DoS attack… Read more →

Google My Business Basics

Make sure your business IS your business! If you’re a business owner, you need claim your business on Google My Business.  Even if you haven’t listed your business on Google, chances are, your listing is on there and it may have some old, or incorrect information on it.  You will need to first create or log into a Google account… Read more →

Adding Links to Your YouTube Videos

Creating links in your YouTube videos used to be done with “annotations” but Google did away with it as of this past May.  Reason being is, they have never worked on mobile devices, so links were never seen by mobile viewers.  As mobile viewers become more popular, the annotations editor was removed.  That means no future annotations will be available,… Read more →

SCAM ALERT: 9740 Directories

In 2014, a GoDaddy phishing spam started showing up in people’s inboxes stating “Your account contains more than 9740 directories and may pose a potential performance risk to the server.”  It then asks to reduce the number of directories for your account to prevent account deactivation.  It provides a link to click on to resolve the issue.  Today, it appears to come from… Read more →

Four Modern Ways Your Business Can Use Digital Marketing

It’s 2017 and technology is not showing any signs of slowing down! In these exponential times, there’s no excuse not to promote your business with technology. If sales could be better, consider these four ways to use digital marketing to bring in new and return business. 1. Send out new promotions! Purge the expired promotions and send out new ones? Hopefully… Read more →

Recognizing Domain Slamming

Your website doesn’t have a name. It’s just a bunch of files which make up the structure of your website. Domain names are web addresses used to communicate on the Internet. Once you register an available domain name, you can use it as your website address or as an email address.  Your domain name must be pointed to where your website… Read more →