Posts specifically written for business owners, we try to make the obscure, and weird world of website development and hosting accessible for business owners.
Think about these scenarios: Ngaire runs a landscaping business. She wants a few more clients in your area. So around 6pm one Friday, when you are the middle of cooking tea, her cold-call company calls you to see if you’d like to talk to her about landscaping your garden. Now you have been thinking about…Read More
Saturday morning, not too early, on account of the party the night before, I check my email. Not happy to discover my business partner’s email has been hacked! Given we host the email, very much unhappy about it. In fact I had to spend more than 10sec to work out that it’s a scam. What…Read More
Short answer: Yes. But what on earth is SSL? I could talk to you about an added encryption layer of SSL/TLS to protect the traffic, but let’s just focus on why it matters to business owners, and leave the geekery to me and other geeks. SSL is the technology that changes a website’s address from…Read More
Many years ago I had an email account which ended with @paradise.net.nz. Overseas friends thought it was cool that someone living in NZ lived in “paradise”. Paradise was our internet provider at the time (subsequently bought by Clear, who in turn were bought by Vodafone). At some point I moved and changed providers — and…Read More