31 05, 2017

How to Protect Yourself from the Google Docs Scam

May 31st, 2017|Cyber Security, Internet scam, Web Security|

A new relentless scam is flooding the Internet, this time taking the form of a Google doc. Many of us have received an invitation to collaborate on a work or to share documents with, but this new scam is anything but a collaboration. It is an elaborate phishing scam that is aimed at getting your passwords, social security numbers or any other personally identifying information. There is a good possibility that the person sending you a Google doc or sheets invite knows how the system works. One of the safest safeguards you can implement is to ask the person who sent the invite (assuming you know them in some way).  Chances are if you are not at work or part of an organization that requires you to share information and documentation, then it is probably a scam. […]

10 03, 2017

Why using a Web Designer with Experience Matters

March 10th, 2017|, Web Design, Website redesign|

When choosing a web designer, you want to make sure you have a designer that has experience. That experience matters immensely moving forward for your web design because programming changes, software changes, and most importantly, the mindset of the public changes. Experience matters when looking for a web designer because that experience turns your website and business into a new class with updated designs and updated information. Here are three reasons you should trust a web designer with experience. […]

9 03, 2017

Website text is a crucial component to effective SEO

March 9th, 2017|Google, Google update, Internet marketing,, Search engine optimization, Web Metrics|

Your website text is crucial to any search engine optimization campaign moving forward. Text (both quality and quantity) help establish your footing with SEO moving forward. Whether you have 3 web pages or 300, text on your site is one of the determining factors of how your site competes with your competition. It should never be neglected; rather it should be a focal point. […]

16 02, 2017

Why choosing a local company should be on your checklist when choosing a design firm

February 16th, 2017|, Web Design, Weblog|

Making the decision to choose a web designer is an especially important one. It should take careful thought into who you want to choose because they are holding a piece of your business into their hands. You want to work with someone that can help you with your vision for your website and take you into the future of the Internet – and your business. When making your checklist to find a design firm, ensuring they are local should be on it. There are advantages that are more apparent than it would appear. Choosing a local company is preferable and can net you several benefits now and in the future. […]

12 01, 2017

New Year for Business: Restart Your Business Goals

January 12th, 2017|Branding, Mobile Web Design,, Social media, social media marketing, Weblog, Website redesign|

The New Year is here, and you might have an existing business or you might have a new business idea in mind. Whichever category you fall into, it is always good to re-establish your goals for the year to get your business off to a great start. Goals are great to have, but every business, whether old or new, should make it a priority to set new goals on a consistent basis, whether yearly, or more often. Below are three business goals that can help your business for 2017. […]

22 12, 2016

Christmas Time is Here…And so are the Scams

December 22nd, 2016|Cyber Security, Internet scam, Post-Tax season scams, Web Security|

Christmas time is supposed to be a time for festive gatherings, reunions, fellowship and more. The problem is this is a time of year many scammers will be out in full force. This year, they are using Facebook to work their way through the system. Undoubtedly, if you have been on Facebook recently, you have seen pages pop up to do gift exchanges. Sounds fun, right? Problem is these are effectively pyramid schemes. […]

13 10, 2016

Are you being targeted for a cybercrime?

October 13th, 2016|Cyber Security, Internet scam, Internet security,, Web Security|

Undoubtedly, you have heard about the recent Yahoo security breach. Yahoo estimates that 500 million accounts were stolen, “in what may be the largest cybersecurity breach ever.” (CNN Money) The information stolen include email addresses, phone numbers, passwords and unencrypted security questions and answers. There is a measure of comfort in that financial data and information linked to bank accounts were not breached. That fact, however, still does not diminish that the breaches are still happening worldwide through a wide array of cybercrimes and scams. There is an important lesson to learn, it is important for everyone to be vigilant in reviewing all accounts, whether they are banking accounts, social media or email accounts. It is especially important to change passwords and security questions often. It can sometimes become a daunting task to keep passwords updated frequently, but the small investment of time can pay off in the future. […]

14 06, 2016

Patient Branding Provides Lasting Results

June 14th, 2016|Branding, Internet marketing, Web Metrics|

In the eyes of the business world, branding is mentioned in every meeting and every class you take. You read about it, you hear about it, and you even talk about it to other people. Branding is defined as a marketing practice that creates a symbol that identifies your business and products from other businesses and products. Branding helps you stand out from your competition and gives you a foot up in the marketplace. Corporate branding or business branding, however, takes time. It’s not something that can take place overnight, especially if you want an effective brand. Working with a professional web designer and web marketer to assist your brand through patient strategies can help you with your branding, and set you up nicely for the future. Here are some benefits of patient branding. […]

6 06, 2016

Checking Your Metrics Everyday: Why this is a Bad Idea Going Forward

June 6th, 2016|Search engine optimization, Social media, social media marketing, Web Metrics|

If you’re a business owner, you want to know how your business is doing from a traffic standpoint. It’s vital to know your stats and evaluate and re-evaluate your business plan to see how it works and where to improve for future plans. These are all important things, but there is a danger in viewing your metrics perpetually and over evaluating your stats. Any good diet and fitness expert will even tell you not to weigh yourself everyday. These are several dangers involved with it because a perpetual evaluation of metrics can lead to desperation tactics, loss of focus on the goals, and you get too many irons in the fire to know whether one plan actually worked. […]

31 05, 2016

Free Shredding and Medication Drop-Off in South Oklahoma City – June 10th, 2016

May 31st, 2016|Community News, Internet security|

From Staff Reports Published: May 31, 2016 A free shredding and medication drop-off event is scheduled from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 10 in the parking lot of Moore Norman Technology Center's South Penn Campus, at SW 134 and Pennsylvania Avenue. The event is coordinated by the South Oklahoma City Chamber of Commerce, with presenting sponsor [...]