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3 Reasons to Host Email At Your Domain

2019-09-27T16:24:12-05:00September 26th, 2019|Branding, Domains and Hosting, Email, Social Media Marketing|

What does it mean to host your email at your domain? Hosting your email at your domain means that instead of an @Gmail or @yahoo address you have an email address with your domain in it. For example, if your domain is www.windowtreatments.com, your email address would look something like john@windowtreatments.com. You may be [...]

Domain Name Importance

2019-01-31T13:24:40-05:00September 18th, 2017|Domains and Hosting, General, Staff, Tips For Success|

When it comes to your domain name, there are a few things that you need to know: Who is your domain registered with (Tucows, Network Solutions, GoDaddy, etc..) Who, if anyone, is managing it for you or are you responsible for it yourself When is it due to expire/renew By making sure that your domain [...]

Why It’s Important to Backup

2019-01-31T13:24:44-05:00June 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 [...]

How to Prevent Getting Hacked

2019-01-31T13:24:44-05:00May 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 [...]

Fresh Start: Meeting a Company Organically vs. Online

2019-01-31T13:24:46-05:00January 17th, 2017|Domains and Hosting, Website Design|

These days, meeting people online is just as common as meeting people in person. You can make friends, build communities, and even connect with a potential mate all without leaving your couch. In a society of convenience, it seems as though everything we need is at our fingertips. But as the saying goes: If it [...]

Fresh Start: Your Web Design Relationship Guide

2019-01-31T13:24:46-05:00January 3rd, 2017|Blogging, Content Marketing, Design, Domains and Hosting, Marketing, Website Design|

With a new year comes New Year’s resolutions, a time of evaluating your current life choices and seeing where improvements should be made. Whether it’s eating healthier, having a new gym routine, putting yourself back into the dating game, or improving relationships, it’s all about making the best choices for your life. As we evaluate [...]

Do you own your domain name?

2019-01-31T13:24:55-05:00April 24th, 2013|Domains and Hosting|

Have you ever heard of Cybersquatting (also known as domain squatting)? Cybersquatting, according to the Anticybersquatting Consumer Protection Act, is "registering, trafficking in, or using a domain name with bad faith intent to profit from the goodwill of a trademark belonging to someone else." The cybersquatter then offers to sell the domain to the person [...]

3 Ways to Protect your Website

2019-01-31T13:24:55-05:00March 13th, 2013|Domains and Hosting|

Your website is a work of art-- it's a valuable and important tool that you should be proud of and an investment that most likely took time and effort to put together. The very last thing you want is for all of your hard work and money to be ruined by sneaky hackers or malicious [...]

Domains: What you need to know for your business.

2019-01-31T13:25:00-05:00May 2nd, 2012|Domains and Hosting|

1. What IS a domain? Your domain name is the address of your website. Just like your business might be located at 123 US1 South, your website has to have a unique address so people can find it online. Our domain name, for example, is oldcitywebservices.com.  2. How do you purchase a domain? Domains can be [...]