Posts by Adam Bate

How to set up your email on your iPad or iPhone

Here’s how to set up your email on any iOS based device, such as the iPad and iPhone. Before you begin, make absolutely sure that you are connected to the internet. Having the wireless symbol in the corner does not necessarily mean you have a working connection; to confirm that your internet connection is functioning…

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Join Us For Coffee Every Tuesday

Join us every Tuesday afternoon to get free advice on anything related to your website or web-based business! We’ve been providing website advice to our clients for the past eight years and now we’re opening it up to anyone and everyone. We look forward to chatting with others in, or simply interested in, our industry…

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How to setup a domain forward or 301 redirect in Plesk

Redirecting one website to another is certainly not a new idea; people have been learning how to do this for as long as the internet has been popular. Whether your company is rebranding with a new domain, you are changing a personal blog from one property to another, or simply restructuring your existing website’s layout, you…

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Supporting Local Businesses & @ilovelocalhfx #opencity Halifax

We pride ourselves on being from Halifax and helping to support many of the local businesses in their day to day operations. Today marks the start of @ILOVELOCALHFX‘s weekend-long #opencity event in Halifax, Nova Scotia – a wonderful event. This event is put on by a great group of Community-minded independent businesses that are committed…

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Why we love Canvas by WooThemes

This WordPress Wednesday post is just a quick overview of the Canvas Theme and Framework from Woothemes. We’ve been following (and using) WooThemes since early late 2009. There are several framework themes including Canvas, Genesis, and Thesis to name some of the top few, but when it comes to ease of use and customizing, Canvas…

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Choosing the best keywords for your local business

Choosing the right keywords to target on your website or blog post is likely the most important aspect of any Search engine optimization initiative. I believe this process is what divides traditional blogs from business-oriented websites. The reason for this is because the keywords you choose are the foundation of your work and everything else…

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How to Use Social Media for Business

With the increase in popularity of social media, especially for business use, the question of how to use social media for business is a popular one. There are a number of ways you can take advantage social media, such as Facebook and Twitter, to benefit your business, often resulting in more orders, improved customer service…

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Marketing Assets: sticking to the fundamentals online

I recently read some controversy about Twitter potentially censoring their trending topics a while ago. I have also heard of someone losing his facebook account (with over 3000 friends) because of excessive adding of friends. All this made me think of how little control we really do have over our social media initiatives in the…

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TimThumb exploit and knowing what to do to protect your website

Yesterday, Mark Maunder at markmaunder.com happened to run across and identify a very dangerous and clever hack on his site. The hacker had gained access through the very popular TimThumb image library, and thus the first TimThumb Exploit was found. If you are interested in the specifics of the hack, more detailed information can be…

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