An Old-School Method for Avoiding Online Blackmail and Scams

The following is a guest blog post written by Greg Wotton, AloeRoot’s hardware technician: Today I received an e-mail from potential blackmailers, claiming that a website I had used had software on it which allowed the blackmailers to record what was on my computer screen as well as what was happening on my webcam. They…

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Are You Getting Robocalls From “Google”?

I’ve received quite a few queries from clients recently, who want to know whether the robocalls they’re getting are really from Google. The short answer is no – please just hang up. Don’t press any buttons, or otherwise acknowledge that anyone has answered the phone. They’re a scam, to sell you services you don’t need.…

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Choosing An Experienced Developer

Not all website development businesses are the same, and choosing a good one can be very difficult. How can you tell you’re making a good decision? The aim of this article is to give you some background, and some questions to ask when you’re choosing someone — what follows is on the technical side. Don’t…

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Plan Every Page: 2 Tips For Good Google Rank

When you’re starting a website, it’s easy to get overwhelmed thinking about how to organize everything you want to say. A good developer can help you through the process; one who knows SEO (Search Engine Optimization) will go over your writing afterward, to make adjustments that’ll help you rank highter. The first steps are yours,…

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Turn Customers’ Issues Into Blog Posts

You know you should be blogging, but it’s sometimes hard to come up with the inspiration for new blog posts. You don’t like to come across as too self-promoting, but it’s good to gently toot your own horn–if you’re providing value to your customers. Here are two methods I like to use: Two Questions For…

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