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Psst... Do you have an "S" in that HTTP?

I am all for a more secure Internet. When we browse the web, several third-parties are able to snoop on the connection between the user and the website, including the user’s ISP, law enforcement, the website’s ISP, and other people in between. These intermediaries are able to obtain and modify on the fly most of the information sent through an insecure connection: the website reached, the web page name and content, the potential username and password, the user’s IP address, and more. It obviously poses a lot of problems, which is why HTTPS is now mandatory for more and more websites.  Using HTTP with SSL/TLS (HTTPS) hides much of information.

General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

IMPORTANT!  IF Your Have a Website, You need to read this!

GDPR is in. We understand your concern. General Data Protection Regulation became enforceable on May 25th 2018. The GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) seeks to give individuals more rights over their personal data and strengthen control over how businesses are allowed to obtain and use personal data.

The GDPR applies to any business or organization that collects and processes data. Failure to comply can result in high penalties. This regulation requires strict rules on those hosting and processing this data, anywhere in the world.

Reaching your mobile customers

Is Your Website Mobile Friendly?

The worldwide mobile web devise usage continues to grow rapidly.  By the end of 2018, it is projected that mobile devise users are expected to total over 2.5 billion.  Is your website optimized to reach these mobile consumers?  If not, you will be missing out on the ability to connect with your potential website viewers.

Buyer Beware

Caveat emptor; Latin for “Let the Buyer Beware”

While pursuing licensing as a real estate agent and broker, this was a term that was required to know in contract law controlling the sale of real property. I believe this philosophy is equally applicable to the advertising in mainstream media by mega companies offering “Free Websites” to individuals and businesses.

Do You Have A Mobile Website?

Embrace the Mobile Market

With the advance of technology, the growth of the smart phone and introduction of the mobile tablet, there has been an unbelievable explosion in growth of mobile device sales and usage. Currently, we are on pace to more than double the number of global smartphone users from 2010-2013. These statistics also do not take into account the ever-growing tablet market which by 2013 is expected to make up nearly 21% of the mobile market. It's time to embrace the mobile market and see it as an opportunity for business growth.

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