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Mobile Websites are the Wave of the Future: Are you Ready?

Many websites are taking a more mobile approach, which makes sense given today’s browsing landscape. Recent studies from the Cambridge School of Business suggests that 42 percent of web browsers use their mobile devices to surf the Internet. That encompasses mobile devices such as tablets, smart phones, and even some smart television formats. In 2010, the Cambridge School of Business conducted the same study and it was only 15 percent at that time. What a difference 5 years make! […]

June 26th, 2015|Mobile Web Design, Web Design|

Slow Website Response Times Hurt Your Website More Than You Know

There is nothing more frustrating than watching any website trudge along to open a page. That was acceptable in the Internet’s infancy, but it’s not acceptable today. Research has suggested that websites with slow load times lead to higher bounce rates, which leads to lost business. A website should serve its function and work when needed to work. Slow load times prevent potential clients from getting the information they want – and need. As a website owner, be sure that every aspect of your site is working precisely as it should. […]

June 18th, 2015|Web Design, Weblog, Website redesign|

Website Vulnerability Assessment – You Can’t Afford Not To Do It

Every year, hacking costs the American economy $100 billion. In a recent attack, hackers, operating under the ISIS name hacked into the WordPress sites of several businesses. Hackers often don’t have a specific agenda in mind, but they do like to disrupt the organization in any way. Often, hackers do not need much to get into a website. In cases of the WordPress hack, hackers utilized a plugin vulnerability. Small points of entry can cause maximum damage. For small business owners, they are at a higher risk. In 2013, small businesses were targeted in approximately 30 percent of all cyberattacks. As bleak of an outlook as that sounds, cyberattacks can be avoided with the right kind of protection and knowledge of how the hackers think. […]

Beware of Scam Artists Early in Storm Season

After round one of storms that barreled through Oklahoma May 6th, Attorney General Scott Pruitt warned that there would be the potential for scam artists to work their trade in the days following a disaster. Year after year, these scams evolve even taking more of an online component with them. If you or someone you know was effected by the storm, be on the lookout for scams taking place in your own neighborhood. Here are some things to look out for so you can avoid being scammed. […]

May 7th, 2015|Cyber Security, Web Security, Weblog|

Malware Attacks: Defending Yourself against the Hackers

Companies big and small have had a hard time defending themselves from cyber attacks and it seems to be getting worse. Attacks can range from small scale to large, but the end result is still the same. Approximately 1 million malware threats are released each day, keeping your business in the crosshairs. Today, thieves are working faster to launch more attacks, in the hopes of gaining valuable information on yourself or your company. Data breaches and directed attacks have grown and of five out of six large companies were targeted. The public has become savvy with the tricks of old, but as the social and political climate change, so too do the strategies these cybercriminals take. Here are some hack ideas to be aware of in regards to new attacks: […]

April 17th, 2015|Cyber Security, Internet scam, Internet security, Web Security|

Scam Alerts – What you need to know and why

Prince Azam wants to talk to you about holding his money in your bank account, all the while you just won 18 million Euros in the European Lottery. Both sound like you’re going to be set for life, but unfortunately they’re scams – and unfortunately thousands of people a year still fall for these tricks a year. […]

Why you need to change your passwords

If it’s anything Sony has taught us, it’s that we can never be too cautious with our online security. Online hacks are being perpetrated everyday but one way to keep the online hackers guessing is to consistently change your passwords. Keep in mind, just about anything you do online requires a password, but getting in the habit of changing your password every 3-6 months will automatically get you an upper hand to internet safety. On average, we own 6 passwords for various websites we go to each day, including email and social media. Most of the major email systems don’t require a password change every so often, but there isn’t anything that says we can’t be proactive to be cognizant of it. […]

February 26th, 2015|OklahomaWebDesign.com|

Communicating Through Your Website

Your website is your communication standard for your clients. It is the most accessible to your clients, and oftentimes referrals come at a premium through this source. When you design a website, you want to ensure that your website is communicating to your clients. This is often understated but it’s as important as having a website in the first place. Websites communicate your message to your clients, but more importantly it conveys a sense of direction and ideology that you want to share with them. […]

February 22nd, 2015|OklahomaWebDesign.com, Web Design|

Is your Website User Friendly?

One of the prevailing questions about your website is whether or not it is user friendly. More often than not, you’re not asking that question enough to really address it. There is nothing more frustrating than having a website that is unfriendly. If anything, it does make you lose out on business. So, how do you know if your website is user friendly? Here are four items to check: […]

January 16th, 2015|OklahomaWebDesign.com, Web Design, Weblog|

It’s Never Too Late to Start Over

It’s never too late to consider a website redesign or start your marketing plan over again. As the new year approaches, it becomes a perfect time to start over. Many business owners start the new year with a new vision, or new approach to attract new customers. There’s nothing better than to restart a new vision than with a new website. New or old alike, Oklahoma Web Design has redesigned and created hundreds of websites that not only stand out, but are search engine friendly. […]

December 27th, 2014|OklahomaWebDesign.com, Web Design, Website redesign|