Tag: Internet

14
Nov

Bad news of unethical SEO and webspam: Penguin update is here

The dominance of webspam and SEO trickery is now over since Google released the Penguin update on April 24, 2012. This update from Google actually looks out for sites with excessive use of unethical or wrong SEO tactics and webspam …

9
Nov

Tips for optimizing your website for local search

Optimizing your website for local search is almost like regular search engine optimization. You will still need quality content and links to get noticed in your local community. However, for local search engine optimization, you will need a few strategies …

1
Oct

Majority of Canadian sites leak registered users’ personal information

Yes, you read that right. Your favorite Canadian site might have been leaking your personal information to third parties without even telling you. A recent research finding from the Privacy Commissioner of Canada revealed the shocking news. According to the commissioner, leading and popular websites in Canada are sharing the personal information of their registered…

24
Sep

Keeping WordPress sites safe from hackers

Like other popular sites, WordPress is a favorite target of hackers. In WordPress’ case, hackers can exploit a number of intricate codes and new tools. So, you must be careful if you have a site on WordPress. Here are some tips and tricks to help you keep your website safe. The first strategy to keep…

11
Jul

Woo-Hoo! Tim Hortons to Offer Free Wi-Fi

Co-working makes telecommuters feel less isolated, and working in coffee houses and restaurants provides them with comfortable places to work and be around humanity without having to stray too far from home. So, it’s probably safe to assume that news of Tim Hortons’ decision to start offering free Wi-Fi in approximately 90% of its restaurants…

12
Jun

3% of Canadians still on dial up Internet

Is Your Internet Fast Enough? Sometimes, it’s nice to move along at a leisurely pace, stop and smell the roses as they say. Never does that apply to traversing the Internet. Whether they’re using the Internet for business or entertainment, people want pages to load with lightning speed. On Jun. 5, 2012, the Canadian Radio-Television…

30
Apr

IPv6 and Small Businesses

The Internet is growing. We shouldn’t be surprised by that news. Approximately seven billion people share this planet, and nearly one-seventh of them have Facebook accounts. That’s a lot of photo and video sharing going on. It’s no wonder the Internet has to upgrade. Just as small-businesses have to acquire more server space to accommodate…

6
Mar

Will Google’s recent SEO changes make searching easier?

Sometimes Google searches can be a study in frustration. It seems like everybody who has something to sell has either bought his way to the top of page one or has leveraged SEO to leapfrog over everyone else and become one of the top 10 results and shove more relevant results onto later pages. Fortunately,…

29
Feb

Google’s New Privacy Policy – Protect Your Personal Information

There are pluses and minuses to everything. With the implementation of Google’s new privacy policy, the down side of customized search results is that – come March 1, 2012 – all your search information will be shared across all Google products. If you want to prevent that, you’ll have to act fast. Preventing Google from…

29
Feb

New Domain Name Scam Surfacing

A few of our clients have reached out to us as their trusted IT advisor asking us about this email they have received.   Looks like another chinese domain name scam. What we recommend is that you simply delete this message and not act on their requests.  There are often scams such as this online…

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