Cyber Security

When you think Security, don’t forget Cyber!

After the recent Presidential debate, security of every kind is at the front of everyone’s mind…or should be!  And, while conventional, physical-world security like door locks are very well-known, cyber security is still unknown to many.  But, it is becoming more important every day! Ransomware, which is just one example of cyber terrorism, should be something you know about, and …

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Internet friends: Where are they now?

Like so many things in my life, I’ve had a love/hate relationship with social media.  It’s always been a place where I could go and find connection and community, but in my weaker moments, I’ve noticed that it’s a slippery slope into ego-driven showmanship. I’ve gone through periods where I was online all the time, like right after my divorce …

How to Make Your Business Relevant to Google

How to Make Your Business Relevant to Search Engines This is a follow up to last week’s article on How SEO Really Works.  Here’s the big rule for SEO: people go to the internet for information.  Whether they’re shopping, catching up on headlines, or looking up when the next cicada season is, they’re going to the web to find something …

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How SEO Really Works

Search Engines = Google The first thing you should know is that for our purposes, we’ll pretty much use “Google” and “search engines” interchangeably.  Over 90% of all searches are done on Google.  A handful belong to Yahoo and Bing, but not many.  Google is really the only game in town. Google Tracks Relevance There are two basic truths that …

Security Matters.

WordPress Found a Big Problem in April. Here’s Why You Had no Clue. Awareness is key when it comes to maintain your security online. If you think of websites as people, some are walking barefoot, easily prone to infection and disease, while others wear strong, sturdy boots, able to take on anything. Website security is a tricky, techy subject, but the …

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The WordPress Lover’s Oasis : What is WordCamp?

Sort of like an urban summer camp for WordPress enthusiasts, WordCamp is a casual, community-organized conference to to educate, inspire and connect on all things WordPress. Diane Whiddon, owner of Novel Website Design, a local company that’s been delivering powerful website presences for creative types (think authors, healers, artists, etc.) for over nine years strong, will be a featured speaker at …