Scam Alert: Don’t Fear the DomainCop

Scam Alert: Don’t Fear the DomainCop

I received a spam/scam email today that I hadn’t seen before. The email was directed at a brand new domain I’d registered only days earlier. The email tries to scare the website owner into going to domaincop(dot)net and downloading malware or provide...
404 and Google

404 and Google

404 – Page Not Found errors will hurt your website’s Google search rankings. This is usually an overlooked but easily corrected issue. A client recently contacted me about an alarming increase in 404 errors on their main site. On investigation I found the...
Beware the Registry Pirates!

Beware the Registry Pirates!

Back in the early aughts, I got an urgent phone call from a friend of mine, regarding his small business website. He had received a very formal looking and vaguely threatening letter concerning his website domain registration, and was in a major panic over whether he...
Social Media Safety Tips

Social Media Safety Tips

What do your childhood best friend, college roommate, your boss and your significant other all have in common? If you are one of the hundreds of millions of active members of one or more social networks, there’s a good chance that you are linked to them through an...
Mobile Device Battery Tips

Mobile Device Battery Tips

Whether you use an iPhone, Android or tablet: some tips are universal. Follow this advice, and your battery will thank you. Here’s what you need to know to get more out of your device, regardless of who made it: 1: Economize. Turn off your Wi-Fi when not in use. Wi-Fi...
Dying Laptop Revival

Dying Laptop Revival

When your car is on its last lap, the signs are usually clear. When your dryer is about to die, you’ll usually hear obvious signs. With a laptop, it’s not always as easy to tell. It won’t shake, rattle or (hopefully) smoke when it’s ready to leave this mortal...
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