Recently a new European Union law came into effect called the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) which covers how you collect, use, and process personal data. While the law only covers businesses and citizens in European Union member states, it will affect websites globally because typically businesses don’t know the physical location of web visitors in real-time.
Two new technologies have changed the way professional website developers create and manage websites. A website you build today could potentially last forever.
Small businesses across the country have a big impact. Did you know that small businesses account for approximately two out of every three jobs created in this country? Our economy, our tax base, real estate values, and unemployment rates are all directly affected by Mom and Pop businesses, local franchises, and services that support our communities.
Are you a brand-new business just getting started? Perhaps your existing business is branching off in a new direction. Hosting a launch party or a grand opening celebration is a great way to spark momentum, plus create an official start date for your new venture.
A quality business website can improve your return on investment of your off-line marketing efforts in three ways. Provide more detail with unlimited time, space, text and multimedia than any other marketing method. Provide better tracking of off-line …
One of the principal rules of marketing is: “It is always easier to sell to a customer than to a prospect.” A tried and true concept, which is sometimes lost on this new breed of marketing experts, is focusing on customer service and loyalty.
Your business should use e-commerce, regardless of the size or scope of your company. E-commerce will definitely increase your revenue, but you have to balance the value with the development costs and complexity of integration.
One of the biggest factors limiting growth for small to medium businesses is their ability to recruit employees both in high quantity and quality. Using your company website, three strategies can give you significant competitive advantage in searching for workers online.
Computer researchers have recently found out that the main chip in most modern computers—the CPU—has a hardware bug. It’s really a design flaw in the hardware that has been there for years. This is a big deal because it affects millions of computers including workstations and servers. Meltdown, and another related bug known as Spectre, exist in every Intel CPU manufactured between 1995 and late 2017. It also affects a limited number of ARM processors. The bug could be present in over 75% of CPUs in operation.
We are asked constantly by clients if we “do SEO”. Good search engine optimization isn’t a trick, technique, or switch we can flip. There are best practices on the backend that we use with every customer. From a developer standpoint, these best practices are designed to prevent penalties more so than achieve specific SEO goals.
Six Scams Targeting Small Business Owners One of the most frustrating elements of our business at Mediastead is helping our clients when they have been scammed. Unfortunately, website and IT services are among the most common scams, giving our entire i …
Today’s workplaces are highly mobile and device friendly, but building a system of apps and devices is an important part of planning and preparation. Here are some ideas and practical applications for a high-performance mobile team.