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Site Security Services & Your Safety

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  • 06 Sep 2018
Recently, GoDaddy has started to offer a service known as “SiteLock”. What is SiteLock? It’s a general security system that helps prevent Malware from hitting your website along with a few other standard ‘attacks’ that hackers and malicious users might try to use. This includes attacks that fake credentials, tricking your website into letting them

Evolving Home Pages Through the Ages- SEO Moving Away from Sliders

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  • 19 Aug 2016
Search Engine Optimization has evolved over time. Websites and webmasters keep up with changes to Google and other search engines by watching trends and trying to keep ahead of the curve. SEO specialists and webmasters use complex tools to monitor what users do: Where they click, what pages they visit most, what elements they spend

Mobilegeddon 2.0: How Google’s New Algorithm Change Affects Your Website

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  • 24 May 2016
What is Mobilegeddon?  Mobilegeddon is an impressive change that Google is making with their search engine and ranking criteria. With the rise of smartphones and tablets in recent years, many users have found themselves using their mobile devices to replace various functions usually reserved for desktops, one notable example being internet searches. Google searches from

Referencing Another Blog Post: Guide to Formatting

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  • 29 Sep 2015
So you love a blog post that you saw on another site, and want to share with your audience?  Below is a simple guide on how to format a blog on your page to link to the other blog. Directing traffic through your page is key when it comes to the search engines, so make

WordPress Basic Training Guide

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  • 24 Jun 2015
Now that your website has been completed, it is time to move on to learning how to maintain it a bit. At the very least, keep your content current with updates to your blog.  This document provides a quick and basic summary of training steps on WordPress. Whether you’re skilled at using computer systems or

Mobilegeddon Is Here: Surviving Google’s Mobile Changes

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  • 30 Apr 2015
On April 21, 2015, a change swept through Google ranking algorithms. They determine who has the top spots in searches for their keywords and terms – whether you’re the first person on someone’s search, or the last. This has upset a great many themes, plans, website layouts and marketing plans as many struggle with websites losing their

WordPress Maintenance & Security: Website Security Upgrades & Packages Available to Keep Your Cal Coast Website Secure

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  • 31 Mar 2015
Your website is complete. And it feels so good! Let’s keep it that way. No website is perfectly complete or perfectly secure. Like any marketing resource, they require maintenance. Like any software, they require updates. Most websites have potential “loopholes” that can be a security threat.  These security flaws, errors and other vulnerabilities are what malicious users (‘hackers’)

How Social Media Technology is Altering Business Processes Today

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  • 31 Dec 2014
Although social media was initially designed for more personal use, giving individuals multiple ways of staying connected with their friends and family, now businesses have caught on and are starting to use it to market their goods and services, provide new customer service outlets, and engage more directly with their customers than ever before. Therefore,

Tips for Creating an SEO Friendly HTML Basic Website

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  • 17 Jan 2013
There are several ways to build an SEO friendly website. With today’s technology, there are simple plugins for ensuring your Blogger, WordPress or other blog site is automatically built to include many of these components. If you are planning on hiring an outside party, ensure that they are practicing search engine friendly techniques for creating

Tips for Picking a WordPress Theme

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  • 13 Aug 2012
Are you designing a website or thinking about redesigning a website and looking to save on cost, time, or don’t need a custom website? I mean, someones been there, done that right?Why not use a design thats even greater than something you can think of!?!? If you are looking for templates (or themes as WordPress

Mobile Apps and Websites: Take Advantage of Easy to Use Tools Today

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  • 06 Jul 2012
The explosion of the smartphone has dawned a new age of instant communication and limitless tools. Today we now have access to an innumerable amount of information at our fingertips. How do we access this information though? Today we use smartphones. Every business associated with smartphones is growing. You should use some of the easy simple tools

Need Images For Your Site? Selecting Royalty Free Images

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  • 08 May 2012
Looking to replace or dd an image to your website or other marketing materials? Just don’t have the time or talent to take them yourself? Don’t have it in your budget to hire a professional photographer? You may have been asked by a team member at Cal Coast to… “Please be sure to review your
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