Digital Natives and Digital Immigrants

Depending on your generation you may fit into either one of those categories as far as using the Internet and Social Media. Digital natives are just that. They are Generation Z, those people born after 2001 and know nothing other than smartphones and tablets. At...

Scam Emails or Phishing

Every week we get a handful of calls and emails from clients for whom we run their email on Rackspace. They have received emails supposedly from Rackspace saying that their account or email can’t be confirmed, or their profile needs to be updated, to name a few. These...

Social Media and Safety

By Kevin McNulty of NetWeave Social Networking, our Social Media Partner Let me bottom-line this for you: If you don’t want something shared on the Internet, don’t put it on the Internet. It’s really that simple. Privacy is dying. Many say it’s...

SSL Certificates

Google is beginning to depreciate website rankings if they do not have https:// at the front of their URL (website address) and if the website does not have an SSL certificate. SSL certificates are small data files that digitally bind a cryptographic key to a...

Snapchat

Facebook is arguably the most famous social media platform, but several others are a close second. Instagram, Twitter, and Snapchat are just a few of the other major platforms; so what makes Snapchat different? According to the Pew Research Institute, there is the...

Net Neutrality

Net neutrality: a phrase that’s been popping up in the news recently. What is this concept and why is it being voted on?   What Is It? When you search the Internet today, you can click on any site that you choose. Whether you’re looking at Facebook, Hulu, or the...

Reputation Management

In the news lately, there have been a number of reputation management crises for a few of the major airlines such as passengers being dragged or kicked off of the plane, being denied boarding, having pets die and having their possessions taken away, all for different...

Case Study – WordPress Website Hack & Fix

Day 1 – our server flagged up that a client’s account was trying to send out thousands of emails from the server. Someone was attempting to hack the website! We have safeguards in place to stop these emails and server support had the emails removed and the...

ADA Website Compliance Law Suits on the Rise!

At a recent seminar held by the Lakewood Ranch Business Alliance, Douglas Cherry, Intellectual Property Law Attorney with Shumaker, highlighted a new and worrying trend of websites being sued because of a little known part of the ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act)...

Reputation Management

Reputation Management isn’t something new. Companies, governments, celebrities and individuals have always employed the practice of reputation management through public relations firms using stories in the media, public campaigns, images and word-of-mouth....

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