Your Way to a Professional Website: To DIY or Not to DIY, That Is the Question

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There is a time and place for everything, there are fixes and do it yourselfers that are best left to the professionals. When it comes to your website, there are several factors that will determine whether you need a fully custom website, designed from scratch; or if a do-it-yourself option like Wix, Weebly, or Squarespace […]

Is Your Domain Name the Digital Asset Most Important To You?

Domain Name: The Digital Asset

Ceci and I moved this past weekend, along with our small tribe: Little Ruben, Santiago, Adan, Carmela, and Joaquin. You can probably imagine why we moved. We were running out of room! So we went from a 3-bedroom to a 4-bedroom, though Tiffany suggested a 5-bedroom would have also been a good option! Even so, […]

Do You Really Have Control Over Digital Assets?

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Have you ever found yourself locked out of your own house? I get locked out ALL. THE. TIME! Sometimes Ceci is putting the baby to sleep and can’t hear me knocking on the door, and sometimes she’s not even home. Whatever the reason, the result is always major frustration. It makes me late for meetings, […]

Putting Power Back in the Client’s Hands

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How 8 Signal helped one client put power back in their message Have you ever heard the maxim that insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting a different result? Sometimes in business you are doing the same thing over and over again because that is all you know how to […]

A Professional Website in 5 Days without the High Price Tag?

A Professional Website in 5 Days without the High Price Tag?

You’ve come to terms with it. You need a website. You’re not really sure how to go about getting one, or who to talk to. So you reluctantly start the process because you know “every business needs a website” or one of your prospects went with your competition because they actually had a website. Very […]

Website Hosting: How embarrassing… This almost never happens!

How embarrassing… This almost never happens!

Last night at about 4pm, I decided to knock off work a little early to take my 4-year-old to the pool. His older brother had his tonsils out last week, so he hasn’t gotten much attention lately. We enjoyed an hour of sunshine, cool water, and mother/son bonding at the pool (ok, maybe I took my laptop with me and worked part of the time, but he enjoyed swimming for an hour!). That’s when I received this message…

Website security threats and how to keep your site up to date

Website security threats and how to keep your site up to date

Remember Fred, the Dunkin’ Donut guy? I remember “Fred” well from my childhood. Every time we’d drive by the Dunkin’ Donuts on Mesa St. in El Paso, we’d yell, “It’s time to make the donuts!”, and beg for a donut. Because let’s be honest, there’s nothing like a fresh donut! And who wants to bother with making their own donuts. I want to eat the donut, not make the donut. So what do fresh donuts have to do with website security?