It was August 6 when authorities announced that a Russian Cyber ring had pulled off the largest online theft of private Internet information in history. The giant web haul includes 1.7 billion user names and password combinations and more than half a billion email addresses. Some of you may wish to pause reading this blog… Read More

WordPress, the template-based website design & development software that got its start with people wanting to create blogs is now the latest rage when it comes to building entire sites. But, there can be some real drawbacks when it comes to building out a site in WordPress over traditional coding from a website design &… Read More

Is the timing right to start an SEO franchise? There are thousands of sites out there proclaiming their expertise at SEO. When asked if they do SEO, almost every website design and development company quickly replies with something like, “Yeah…we’re experts at that.” Here’s the problem, and it’s one that an SEO franchise can solve:… Read More

Think about branding powerhouses like Procter & Gamble, General Motors and IBM. They all have one thing in common: You know exactly what they sell and what they stand for. Among the modern, high-tech, business-at-the-speed-of-thought, search- driven, web-based companies, branding has fallen out of favor. Or perhaps it’s just not even considered. There isn’t time.… Read More

One website design & development company’s opinion. As a website design & development company with significant SEO experience we’re pretty biased on SEO DIY. Just a few short years ago, a website owner could make sure they had the right Meta tags, some anchor text and a few well-chosen keywords to get them on the… Read More

You can never be too rich or too thin said the Dutchess of Windsor. But, as a website design & development company, we do know that you can be over SEOd. Just ask Google. It was only a couple of years ago that Google started looking for “over SEOd” sites. That is, sites with keyword… Read More

Will the Heartbleed security bug affect security on your site? When you’re a website design & development company you quickly learn that, when it comes to the Internet, you have to be ready for anything and everything. Such was the case when the Heartbleed security bug was discovered last week. Why is it called Heartbleed?… Read More

Slick agency syndrome is a lot like Stockholm syndrome, wherein a business is held hostage by a slick website design & development company and eventually succumbs to and starts believing all the B.S. Eventually, the client breaks the spell, but not before the slick website design & development firm has wasted a lot of money… Read More