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Balance on Social Media

August 17th, 2017|Advertising, Branding, Facebook, Marketing, Social Media, Tips For Success, Twitter|

Social media accounts - they're not just a way to stay connected in our personal lives, but also in our professional lives. All too often I see companies who are missing out on opportunities because they don't invest enough time building their social media presence. Social media isn't just some extra task to hand off to [...]

Choosing A Design Company

August 17th, 2017|Staff, Tips For Success, Web, Website Design|

It's surprising how many times in our first-time client consultations we ask what brought the client to us and their answer is all too often "Google." Well Google is how you found us, but what made you consider us (or any company for that matter) for your project? So, what is your criteria for choosing a [...]

What Goes into an eCommerce Site?

August 10th, 2017|eCommerce, Responsive Web Design, Website Design|

Chances are you've heard the term eCommerce website thrown around, and if you own a business, you've probably considered having one. But what goes into an eCommerce site? What makes it different than a regular website? And what steps can you take to lead you to success? You've come to the right place! Just as [...]

Finding Meaning in Mission Work

July 25th, 2017|Community, News, Staff|

It’s no doubt that we have a talented team here at Old City Web Services, but one of our favorite things about each person on staff is that they all have passions and talents that make them awesome individuals. We’re a family here, and when one of our family members achieves accomplishments, we want to [...]

Staying Connected – Setting Up Your Email

June 27th, 2017|Email|

Let's face it. We live in a time where we thrive on connection. Our society focuses on staying connected and the business world is no different. When you have a business, it's essential to stay in touch with your staff, clients, colleagues, and other connections. While there are many forms of communication, email is a [...]

Why It’s Important to Backup

June 14th, 2017|Domains and Hosting|

Last week, we talked about the importance of preparing your business for hurricane season. In the preparation steps we talked about, we mentioned backing up important documents to an offsite location. No matter the forecast, backing up is an important habit to incorporate into your day-to-day operations. Backing up not only protects your documents in [...]

Hurricane Preparedness for Businesses

June 8th, 2017|Community, General|

Hurricane season has officially started, and NOAA has predicted this season will have above-average activity. The predictions include 11 to 17 named storms, five to nine of which are expected to be hurricanes. Hurricane season is stressful for everyone in at-risk areas, but when you own a business, that stress is doubled. [...]

What To Do If You’ve Been Hacked

May 25th, 2017|Cyber Security|

As a business owner, you know that having a website is equally as important as having a brick and mortar store. In fact, some businesses rely solely on websites. The truth is, just as every building is susceptible to breaking and entering, so is every website. Just as technology is getting more advanced, so are hackers, [...]

How to Prevent Getting Hacked

May 19th, 2017|Content Management System, Cyber Security, Domains and Hosting|

  Let's face it. A lot of our lives take place online these days. We can send a quick email instead of going to the post office. We can do our banking via our phone. We can build an online presence for our businesses people see before they ever set foot in our brick and mortar [...]

Updating Your Website – More Important Than You Might Think

May 12th, 2017|Content Management System, Cyber Security, eCommerce|

As a business owner, you know that your website is important, but how often do you update your website? We're not just talking about making sure you have new photos and fresh content. We're talking about website updates for the back end of your website. While updates may seem like a hassle or just another [...]