Ask Your Tech Questions Here!

The world of the internet and related technology can be a huge and baffling universe. There are is so much techno-babble and acronyms that even the best of us get lost in it all. In my years of creating websites and other design content I’ve often found myself answering the same questions and so I […]

Demystifying Acronyms: Episode 3 – POP and IMAP

So there you are setting up your email. Maybe you just got a new smartphone or upgraded your operating system. Whatever it is you are doing you want to get using your email again ASAP. What stands in your way are all those pesky boxes to fill out. Passwords, Ports, and more, including the choice […]

Demystifying Acronyms: Episode 2 – CMS

A content management system (CMS) is software that allows users to create, manage, and modify content on a website, without needing to know anything about code. The three top open source Content Management Systems in use today are WordPress, Joomla! and Drupal. WordPress is the most popular CMS with 60% market share and running about […]

Demystifying Acronyms: Episode 1 – SEO

This term is thrown around a lot these days in tech and business circles. What does it stand for, what is it, and do you need it? SEO stands for Search Engine Optimization. According to Wikipedia “SEO is the process of increasing the quality and quantity of website traffic by increasing the visibility of a website or a web page to users of […]

File Formats – What do I need for my logo?

Vectors vs. Bitmaps You may or may not be familiar with the terms Bitmap and Vector, but you probably use these types of files every day. These are two different categories of image files. Bitmaps(also sometimes called “Rastor” images) are by far the most common. It includes common file types like .jpg, .gif, .png. A […]

Domains and Web Hosting

What is a Domain name? Your domain name is basically whatever comes after the “www.” in your web address. It’s like the sign in front of your business telling people what parking lot to turn into. No two domain names can be the same, which can mean that the one you were looking for may […]