We don’t often discuss online security or the Dark Web. While companies did a good job of securing their internal networks, working from home has opened up businesses to additional threats of intrusion and hacking. 20% of companies stated they faced a security breach as a result of a remote worker. Enduring from home: COVID-19’s impact on business security Cybersecurity is no longer just a CTO’s responsibility. Since trust is the most valued currency on
One of the more startling statistics with respect to COVID-19 and the lockdowns is the dramatic increase in e-commerce activity: COVID-19 has massively accelerated the growth of e-commerce, according to an Adobe report released today. Total online spending in May hit $82.5 billion, up 77% year-over-year. John Koetsier, COVID-19 Accelerated E-Commerce Growth ‘4 To 6 Years’ There’s not an industry that hasn’t been touched… conferences went virtual, schools moved to learning management and online, stores
How to publish an externally hosted podcast feed as a custom feed within your WordPress instance.
Do you know that over 90,000 hacks are attempted each minute on WordPress sites globally? Well, if you own a WordPress-powered website, that stat should worry you. It doesn’t matter if you are running a small-scale business. Hackers don’t discriminate based on the size or importance of the websites. They are only looking for any vulnerability which can be exploited to their advantage. You may be wondering – why do hackers target WordPress sites in
What would the impact be if your tower of tech came tumbling to the ground? It’s an idea that hit me a few Saturdays ago as my kids were playing Jenga while I was working on a new presentation about why marketers should rethink their tech stacks. It hit me that tech stacks and Jenga towers actually have a lot in common. Jenga, of course, is played by piling up wooden blocks until the whole
Did you know that around 93% of users begin their web surfing experience by typing their query into the search engine? This whopping figure should not surprise you. As internet users, we have become accustomed to the convenience of finding exactly what we need within seconds via Google. Whether we’re looking for an open pizza shop that’s nearby, a tutorial on how to knit, or the best place to buy domain names, we expect instant
One of the most popular posts that we’ve shared this year has been our comprehensive website features checklist. This infographic is a fantastic follow-up by another great agency that produces incredible infographics, MDG Advertising. Which e-commerce website elements are most important to consumers? What should brands focus time, energy, and budget on improving? To find out, we looked at a host of recent surveys, research reports, and academic papers. From that analysis, we found that
For the last week, we’ve been trying to procure the password for a client’s Youtube account. There’s nothing more aggravating and wasteful of everyone’s time than to do this. The problem was that an employee that solely managed the account abruptly left the company – and not on the best of terms. We did our best as a mediator to try to retrieve the password, but they said they didn’t know what it was anymore. Of