Within the past year, the number of websites compromised by hackers has increased by 180 percent according to Google. In my work, I’ve also seen a rise in the number of hacked client websites. While there is no guarantee that your website can be made hacker-proof, what are some smart ways that you can increase […]
Websites seem to be more vulnerable to hacking and other security-related issues today than ever before. The rate at which new WordPress software is released because of patches and other security-related updates seems to be at a frenetic pace. I also receive regular reports of unauthorized attempts to access the administrative areas of my website, […]
As the holiday season is quickly approaching, I thought about what I could give, and I started listing the free web tools and resources that I use or recommend on a regular basis. Since they don’t cost anything, I here are twelve of my favorites in hope that you might get some good use from them, too. While […]
Unless you’re incredibly lucky, you’ve had to deal with spam—those unwanted email messages. Those of us who own or run websites often deal with a lot of spam because we put ourselves “out there” for people to contact us. Sometimes, it can feel like we’re drowning in spam, and it can be a real productivity […]
If you’ve been keeping up with technology news, particularly with the web, you may have noticed the high number of security breaches and hackings lately. Microsoft, Apple, Facebook, and NBC websites, to name a few, have been hacked. Jeep and Burger King had their Twitter accounts hacked (and had to clean up serious marketing/PR damage […]
For this holiday season, I thought it would be fun to take the spirit of “The Twelve Days of Christmas” and instead present you with “The Twelve Gifts of Christmas,” specifically twelve free things that can help you with your online presence this season and all year long!