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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Three Tech Topics: Read These and Avoid Hassles

My 20-year career as a website developer hasn’t been limited to just creating new websites: I enjoy being able to answer a wide range of technical questions, no matter what my customer asks me about.  It’s an honour and a privilege when a client says “we always just think to ask you for help first,…

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Holiday Hours: Christmas 2016

Thanks to all of our clients for bringing us so much interesting work this year! We really appreciate you putting your trust in us! We’ll be closed from December 23rd to January 2nd (of course, you can always reach me in case of emergency!) Happy holidays to all; we’ll see you in the new year!

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Twitter: Conversations in a Crowded Room

Clients occasionally ask me what the deal is with Twitter, and I’ve found it’s best to answer in analogy form. Here’s what I tell people, when they ask if there’s any value to using it. Twitter: Bellying Up to the Bar The best Twitter analogy I’ve come up with, so far, is that it’s like…

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SSL Certificates Required: 2017

Google announced recently, on their Security Blog, that they want everyone to begin using SSL certificates for their websites starting in January of 2017. What is SSL? SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) is the standard security technology for establishing an encrypted link between a web server and a browser. This link ensures that all data passed…

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