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Had your website for too long? Think about redesigning it.

If you have had your website for too long, you might want to think about getting it redesigned. As technology and coding changes throughout time, your website may not be up to date on key items such as security. Newer technology changes the way websites look and “act”, giving your site more flexibility. Do you remember what a website (any website) looked like 10 years ago? Now, compare that site today. The difference is markedly different. Here are some examples of major reasons why your website may need a redesign. […]

August 30th, 2015|Cyber Security, Web Design, Weblog, Website redesign|

Three Ways a Blog Helps your Website – and its SEO

A blog can be one of the most powerful tools for your website and its SEO. Many times a blog is misused, or the intention of the blog is misguided. What exactly is a blog? It is a discussion or informational content in the form of a website or web page within a website. For any business, a blog is a window into the business and can be set up in any number of ways to bring information about your business to your potential clients. Blogs are often the most underutilized tool to help businesses grow, but when used right, it helps your website and develops the website’s SEO. Here are three reasons how: […]

August 19th, 2015|OklahomaWebDesign.com, Web Design, Weblog|

Why Mobile-Friendly Websites Help Your SEO

The wave of the future is here. You might not know it, but you are taking part in it every time you search your smart phone, whether it’s an app or looking for a phone number to a restaurant. Mobile websites are almost essential in today’s social climate because there is an upswing of individuals who would rather use their smart phones to look up information than go to their laptop or desktop. The ease of convenience of looking at a smart phone or tablet gives users the information they want, when they want it. As a business owner, exactly how important is having a mobile site? More website traffic comes by way of mobile devices. But also, it helps your website’s SEO. […]

August 11th, 2015|Mobile Web Design, Web Design|

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 Alert – Website Backup

This company is portraying themselves as an online backup service is fishing for unsuspecting companies to pay a fraudulent invoice for backup services for the amount of $70.00. THIS IS A SCAM! If you believe you’re a victim of fraud related to the U.S. Mail, report your concern to the U.S. Postal Inspection Service or file [...]

April 7th, 2015|Internet scam|

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. […]