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Son of a Breach! Can Companies Just Safeguard Their Customers’ Data?

Just when consumers were starting to regain some company trust and safe-shopping stability after last year’s massive Target breach, a string of new large-scale company breaches quickly reminded us consumers just how insecure our personal data can be. Needless to say, it’s been a rough year for some major companies and an even rougher year [...]

Marketing 101

What Is Direct Response Marketing? There are two major types of marketing strategies. The first is known as mass marketing or “branding”. The goal of this type of advertising is to remind customers and prospects about your brand as well as the products and services you offer. The idea is that the more times you [...]

Pay To Play: The End of FREE Social Media Marketing?

Facebook is at the vanguard of squeezing increased value from paid social media marketing (SMM) – and other networks are following. Twitter’s headquarters in San Francisco, California Photograph: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images Marketers have been complaining for some time that organic reach no longer exists on social media and that brands have to pay for adverts [...]

Website Management – It’s not do-it-yourself if you’re not doing it!

Do It Yourself Website Management Anyone who runs their own business knows how hard it is to keep up with a myriad of day to day tasks that go along with business ownership.  When you’re juggling the responsibilities of being CEO, CMO and HR, chances are, your Internet presence is suffering.  Websites are no longer [...]

2018-07-11T15:36:23-05:00do-it-yourself, Front Page News, Google, Search Engine Optimization, social media management, social media marketing, Website Maintenance, Website management, Website Promotion, Website Repair|Comments Off on Website Management – It’s not do-it-yourself if you’re not doing it!

Search Engines, Directories and More – Oh My!

Search engines – webmasters and search engine optimization (SEO) professionals follow their guidelines for the highest possible rankings on them; paid search marketers pay to be featured on them; and users turn to them when they're searching for answers, information, or entertainment. Search Engine Watch has been covering search engines since June 1997 and has [...]

2018-05-09T08:13:59-05:00Bing, BOTW, BUSINESS.COM, Directories, DMOZ, Google, Search Engines, Yahoo|Comments Off on Search Engines, Directories and More – Oh My!

Heartbleed – What is it and how does it affect you?

A newly discovered vulnerability in OpenSSL, one of the most commonly used implementations of the SSL and TLS cryptographic protocols, presents an immediate and serious danger to any unpatched server. The bug, known as Heartbleed, allows attackers to intercept secure communications and steal sensitive information such as login credentials, personal data, or even decryption keys. [...]

2017-04-30T16:55:36-05:00iOS x, Security, warning|Comments Off on Heartbleed – What is it and how does it affect you?

Joomla 1.5 Vulnerable: Setting The Record Straight!

It has come to our attention that some hosting companies are force upgrading or suspending Joomla 1.5 users citing security concerns. We would like to clear the air, even though Joomla 1.5 is not officially supported any more, it is still a secure system as long as you have a patch for the one reported issue in [...]

2017-04-30T16:55:37-05:00developer, Hosting, Joomla, Security|Comments Off on Joomla 1.5 Vulnerable: Setting The Record Straight!

Small Business Alternative to the Expense of Pay-Per-Click

Pay-Per-Click Alternatives When Tom Telford helped found a vacation rental management company, Blue Creek Cabins, in 2001, he wanted a quick and easy way to connect with people looking to rent the 20 cabins he and his partner managed in and around the mountains of picturesque Helen, Ga. Tami Chappell for The New York [...]

Adobe Network Compromised Again

Adobe Networks were compromised recently.  The following important messages went out today to adobe members:As we announced on October 3, 2013, we recently discovered that an attacker illegally entered our network and may have obtained access to your Adobe ID and encrypted password. We currently have no indication that there has been unauthorized activity on [...]

2017-04-30T16:55:37-05:00Web Services|Comments Off on Adobe Network Compromised Again