How to build your privacy policy and stop breaking the law

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Here’s something most people don’t know: if you don’t have a privacy policy then you’re probably breaking the law and violating the terms of service of your analytics provider (like Google).

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Case Study: White label development for boutique investment house’s investor portal

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A boutique investment house needed an easy way to get documents to and from their clients. They also needed this investor portal to be both easy for investors to use and easy for portal admins who didn’t have a lot of tech-savvy.

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Case Study: What one Agency discovered when they got their sites managed

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Recently, we onboarded a new Agency into a maintenance plan for their client sites. The agency thought they had things under control and were quite surprised when they discovered the truth.

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New GDPR law and what it means for website owners

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The European Union has a new privacy law, the GDPR, which goes into effect in May 2018, and unlike previous laws, these are extra-territorial. That means the new privacy law applies to countries outside of the EU. We’ve put together a breakdown of what it means for you as a website owner.

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How to Post an Announcement to Your Website in Under 5 Minutes

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Lots of business websites need to post a quick announcement. Maybe you’re closing for a holiday, maybe a major storm is causing problems, or maybe you’ve got a limited time special to announce. Whatever the reason, we get a lot of requests to add a simple announcement to websites. So here’s a simple and fast […]

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5 Ways to Tell if Your Domain is Ready for the Holidays

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Did you know that most website owners have never actually checked a blacklist for their domain? And many people only find out that they have a problem when a helpful customer points it out to them. Wouldn’t you rather find out before your customers tell you? Here are 5 steps to check your domain and […]

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How to Securely Send Logins, Passwords & Files

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We all know that we shouldn’t just send our logins, passwords and sensitive or large files in regular email. But while we know we shouldn’t, most people don’t know how to send these types of things safely & securely.

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How to Fix WordPress Mail

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You’ve set up your WordPress site, there’s just one issue. You can’t send mail. This means your contact forms don’t work, new user emails don’t work, password reset requests can’t be sent. It’s not a good situation. The good news is, there’s a pretty simple fix. Originally published Oct 14, 2014. Updated October 20, 2017.

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Email Types & How to Actually Get Your Email Delivered

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Maybe it’s happened to you, one day your email is working fine and the next it’s not. You didn’t do anything, so how did your website suddenly go from reliably sending email to not. I’m regularly asked this question. Trust me, I’d love to wave a magic wand and get rid of all your email […]

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What are registrars, hosts, nameservers, and DNS records?

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This is a question that I get asked about all the time. What are registrars, hosts, nameservers, and DNS records? And more importantly, how do they actually affect me and my website?

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