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HTTP vs HTTPS

Posted on June 08, 2019

Browser URL window showing non secure addressUh-oh!

Anyone who visits your website and sees that "Not Secure" warning is going to be out of there - in a hurry!

But wait a minute … it's your same old website! What happened?

Well, nothing. It's Google that changed. Google Chrome now shows the "Not Secure" warning for all non-https sites. And, if you do use https, a green padlock will show in Chrome and Firefox.

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Manage Your @yourdomain Email in Gmail

Posted on July 15, 2016

Do you have a POP3, "@yourdomain" email account, such as john@somecompany.com?

It can be really frustrating to manage your Gmail account - and then manage your POP3 email account in a different email client, such as Microsoft Outlook, for example. Doing this on multiple devices multiplies the problem - as well as the wasted time and frustration.

Imagine being able to manage all your email in one place!

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Your Website Missing These? Keep Losing Visitors or Read This

Posted on June 27, 2016

Important elements for any websiteIf you are about to have a new website created, or even if you currently have a website, you'll need to know what elements it must have. So here nine absolute essentials for any website. If your website is missing any of these, it may be hurting your business by driving prospective customers to your competitors.

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Bitmap and Vector Images - What's the Diff?

Posted on September 03, 2015

A big point of confusion for many is what bitmap and vector images are - and what is the difference between them. We often receive images in the wrong formats, and when we ask for the correct formats our request is met with bewilderment. Bitmap and vector images each have their individual qualities and programs that are designed to work with each. And, there is a best time to use each format.

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Spam-Killing Tactics for Your Website

Posted on June 18, 2015

One question we're asked repeatedly by our clients is how to reduce spam coming from their websites. In this article we're going to take a look at some common and effective ways of dealing with spam - and the pros and cons of each. There is no "magic wand" and all of these require some user participation.

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6 Reasons Your Website Needs A Redesign

Posted on April 01, 2015

Your old-looking site may need a redesign.Your website is the face of your business that you show the world. In most cases, it will be your prospective client’s first impression about your business – and (drum roll) you never get a second chance to make a first impression. So let’s take look at some of the things that might be wrong with your website.

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Read This Before Your Next Keystroke

Posted on March 27, 2015

This article about typography is not meant for the professional. It is meant for anyone who ever has made a sign for a bulletin board or to hang over the company coffee machine. It is meant for anyone who ever sent out a newsletter about a block party or their parents group.

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What Makes a Good Logo Design

Posted on March 24, 2015

A well-designed logo is important to your business. It creates instant identification of your company and is an important part of your brand. It also separates you from your competitors. A well-designed logo should instill trust, admiration, loyalty and an implied superiority.

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