GROWING YOUR BUSINESS WITH E-COMMERCE (Nov.12, 2014 @7pm) Sunderland

There’s still time to get the e-commerce advantage and your fair share of this year’s Christmas shopping dollars. Find out what you need to know on November 12, 2014 at 7 pm at Sunderland Legion, 104 River Street, Sunderland. BIG THANKS to Brock Youth Centre for organization this event which is 100% free due to … Continue reading “GROWING YOUR BUSINESS WITH E-COMMERCE (Nov.12, 2014 @7pm) Sunderland”

Domain Names

9 Tips on Choosing A Good Domain Name

DOMAIN NAMES are one’s ‘brand’ on the Internet. You can register one and use a domain name in your email address e.g.UserName@yourDOMAINname.com and it can also forms part of your website address e.g. www.yourDOMAINname.com and no one else can use it (unless you let them). Domain names are a worldwide commodity and therefore can be … Continue reading “9 Tips on Choosing A Good Domain Name”

Domain Names

Choosing a domain name for your website

Choosing a domain name can be a daunting prospect, as there are so many possibilities. Take your time, think it through, and use the following tips to make the best choice for your new site. Choose your domain first If you are starting a new company or launching a new product, we’d suggest checking which … Continue reading “Choosing a domain name for your website”

E-mail

8 Reasons you should consider registering multiple domains

One for each product or service you offer. One for each way people commonly misspell your domain name. One for email marketing (so your outgoing mail is never blocked  by spam services). One for each target market, so you can sell directly to their keywords/preferences. One for your blog so you can create traffic/links to … Continue reading “8 Reasons you should consider registering multiple domains”

Scam Alert

Domain Name Scam Alert: China domain name registration center

Over the years, we’ve seen a ton of email scams, and this is one of the ones which is circulating at the moment.  You’ll get an email from a company, typically from China, saying that someone else is trying to register your domain name, and they need your permission to proceed. This scam is trying … Continue reading “Domain Name Scam Alert: China domain name registration center”

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5 Ways To Integrate Pinterest Into Your Website

It’s easy it is to add a Pinterest button or widget to your website. 1) Pin It Button Invite people to pin things from your website by adding a Pin It Button. 2) Follow Button Invite people to follow you on Pinterest from your site. Follow AWEBthatWORKS 3) Pin Widget Embed one of your pins … Continue reading “5 Ways To Integrate Pinterest Into Your Website”

WordPress training workshops

WordPress Wednesdays–What The Font??

I’ve talked about fonts before, but I wanted to revisit this today. You may not know, but I am a bit of a fontaphile. I love the massive variety of fonts which are available, and I always notice the styling of characters in movie trailers, TV credits, commercials, posters, and anywhere else. It has always … Continue reading “WordPress Wednesdays–What The Font??”

WordPress training workshops

Blocking access to your WordPress dashboard

One of the most fool-proof ways to protect your WordPress Dashboard is to block everyone (except yourself) from getting to it. If your site only requires a few people be able to log in, this is the best way to keep your site safe. Even if you have a larger network of authors, members, contributors, … Continue reading “Blocking access to your WordPress dashboard”

New first stop for hacked site recovery via Official Google Webmaster Central Blog:

How to avoid ever needing Help for hacked sites: Just as you focus on making a site that’s good for users and search-engine friendly, keeping your site secure — for you and your visitors — is also paramount. When site owners fail to keep their site secure, hackers may exploit the vulnerability. If a hacker … Continue reading “New first stop for hacked site recovery via Official Google Webmaster Central Blog:”

Durham Business Times

It’s time for your website to plug in and button up

They’re everywhere–buttons asking you to “Share” this and “Like” that.  The Internet is atwitter with ways to endorse your favourite businesses, posts, products and services.  Half of the world’s top 10,000 websites link to Facebook or Twitter on their homepage.  Does yours? hy let people push your buttons? Because they’re delivering a call to action. … Continue reading “It’s time for your website to plug in and button up”

Google Maps for Android Now Lets You Add Photos to Reviews

Google Maps for Android has been updated to version 5.10.0, which brings two new nifty features: the ability to attach photos to Place reviews and the option to see Places you’ve rated with 4 or 5 stars in your map view. via Google Maps for Android Now Lets You Add Photos to Reviews.

Domain name(s)

Why is keeping my domain name record up to date important?

Having control of your domain name is of paramount importance, because your hosting/email services could be interrupted or be impossible to setup / change. Administrative Contact The Administrative Contact is the person who has ultimate control of your domain. Their contact information, especially their email address must be kept current and working. Each Registrar has … Continue reading “Why is keeping my domain name record up to date important?”

Domain name(s)

Why does managed domain name service cost more than do-it-yourself?

MANAGED DOMAIN NAME SERVICE Our fully managed domain name service provides many benefits over our do-it-yourself service.  Our fully managed domain name service includes: Domain name registration/renewal Domain registration fees Domain name support Domain registration change e.g. ensure registration (ownership) information is correct or point your domain to a different hosting company. Use our email information, … Continue reading “Why does managed domain name service cost more than do-it-yourself?”

Domain name(s)

What is a domain extension?

Extensions are categories of Internet domain names. There are several of them to choose from: .com represents the word “commercial,” and is the most widely used extension in the world. Most businesses prefer a .com domain name because it is a highly recognized symbol for having a business presence on the Internet. .net represents the … Continue reading “What is a domain extension?”

E-mail

How do I choose an e-mail address?

Many people use a combination of first and last name. Some suggestions for John Smith, President of Your Domain are: john@yourdomain.com john-smith@yourdomain.com john.smith@yourdomain.com jsmith@yourdomain.com smith@yourdomain.com president@yourdomain.com domain_president@yourdomain.com Spaces and apostrophes can’t be used. Substitute a period (.), dash (-), or underscore (_).

E-mail

Answers to your questions about WHITELISTING an email address

What does ‘whitelisted’ mean? A whitelist is a list of e-mail addresses or domain names from which an e-mail blocking program will allow messages to be received. E-mail blocking programs, also called a spam filters, are intended to prevent most unsolicited e-mail messages (spam) from appearing in subscriber inboxes. But these programs are not perfect. … Continue reading “Answers to your questions about WHITELISTING an email address”