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Online Security – Where to Start?

Online Security – Where to Start?

How serious you are at protecting your online security and privacy will determine how much effort you are willing to go to!  Which one of these describes you?I don’t particularly care. I’ve got nothing to hide/protect.I’m a bit concerned but don’t want to...

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How to Secure Forms and eMails

How to Secure Forms and eMails

We've been talking about the lack of security in collecting web form submissions and sending that data in emails. When we utilise online forms, our visitors trust and security should be our number one concern. As you know, special laws govern the collection of...

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Hosting? DNS? cPanel? Registrar?

Hosting? DNS? cPanel? Registrar?

What do these terms mean? Do you feel somewhat overwhelmed when your website developer asks for the username and password for your Hosting, Host Server Account, cPanel, FTP, Domain Name Registrar, and website? Why you have so many anyway? Here's a quick explanation of...

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Are website forms secure?

Are website forms secure?

Are website forms secure? Short answer – NO! Most are not secure at all! Most websites have a straight forward contact form that is sent to the owner via regular email. Therein lies the problem. Emails are notorious unsafe. You’ve heard of the analogy that its like...

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5 Easy Tips to Being Found – Social Media

5 Easy Tips to Being Found – Social Media

How can you be found online? 5 Easy Tips Hint #1 - Claim your Google+ Business Page Why? Because it’s by Google, the No.1 search engine in the world! They show up in search results – extra advertising for free! They influence the search ranking of your website It...

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Growing your social media the easy way

Growing your social media the easy way

So, you have spent the time and effort writing blogs to your website. You may have even developed a Target Persona so that you understand your target audience so much better and can talk "to them" and not "at them" with relevant content. You've gone to the trouble of...

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Is WordPress good for SEO?

Is WordPress good for SEO?

My goodness, yes! Here’s 10 good reasons why: Google likes it. WordPress has clean code and good structure. Many WordPress sites rank very well in Google search results even with lots of competition. Speed of content creation, adding pages and posts. Tweeking - super...

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Why is my site down? What is DDoS?

Why is my site down? What is DDoS?

If you're asking this, does it mean your website's been down and your Hosting provider has said it was due to DDoS? DDoS is short for Distributed Denial of Service DDoS is a type of web attack by hackers intent on causing the website, server or network to become...

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Is your current website letting you down?

Is your current website letting you down?

Website Design Issues? Do you have a website – of sorts? Is it letting you down? Did you get a web developer to do it but you find that it has no clear goal or direction? Is your current sites maximising online potential?  The fact is that it may not be, and we will...

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Why do you need Google+ Business?

Why do you need Google+ Business?

Why do you need a Google+ Business Page? Because it's by Google, the No.1 search engine in the world! Here's some other reason getting your own Google+ Business page is plain good business sense: They show up in search results - extra advertising for free! They...

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