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Are you mobile ready?

Is your website mobile ready? As of April 21, 2015, Google as changed its algorithm due to its focus on delivering better results to visitors using the service on smartphones and other mobile devices. Sites that are deemed mobile friendly will see favourable search engine rankings in comparison to those which are not. Given how[…]

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Useful ((free)) tools on the internet

There are plenty of free open source tools out there to help you create and maintain beautiful websites. • Facebook – create free pages for your business or organization. All you need is a free Profile page. • fotolia – https://us.fotolia.com Download free images every week just by creating a free account. • google.ca –[…]

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Social Media Scams

Want a free gift card for doing absolutely nothing? Sound too good to be true? Well, it is. Of course it is! Perhaps you saw a friend on Facebook post a link to a free gift card from Costco, Best Buy, Target… HINT: No business is giving away thousands of dollars worth of gift cards[…]

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Internet Terminology A to Z

Algorithm A set of mathematical rules that search engines use to rank the search results based on keywords. Companies such as Google or Yahoo change their search algorithms to stop spam websites and to aid in their online ad purchases. Ascender An extender on a letter that appears above the midline (FYI – below the[…]

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caller ID spoofing

So you’ve seen a local number pop up on your phone and figure it’s safe to answer. Then it turns out to be a telemarketer… that’s Caller ID Spoofing. And fraudulent Caller ID Spoofing is on the rise. Caller ID Spoofing is a practice used by some telemarketers and fraudsters to disguise calls so that[…]

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Bitmap and Vector Images

Bitmap and Vector Images: BITMAP – or raster images are made up of pixels in a grid. Resolution is determined by the grid – 72 dots per inch is 72 dpi. that means there are 72 dots within one square inch. 300 dpi means 300 dots within one square inch. Computer monitors display 72 dpi[…]

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Why use WordPress for your website?

WordPress is one of the most popular blogging tools available. But many people don’t know it’s a powerful Content Management System (CMS) that can be used for more than just blogging, if done correctly. WordPress designers are constantly rolling out new themes, ensuring a wide range of options for layout, customization and functionality. Another bonus:[…]