Why Website Downtime Hurts Your Business

computer serversWhen businesses start looking for website hosts and developers, they will often find cheap offers that seem like they would be easy on the company budget. In many cases, cheap hosting services are only made possible because the service is willing to accept a high amount of downtime compared to more expensive hosts. If you are thinking about going with a cheap solution for your hosting, then check this out and see several ways by which  downtime hurts your business. Continue reading

The Thrill of Working in a Restaurant

restaurant kitchenWhen you cook in your own home, you know where every single utensil is. When you are cooking food for your own family, there are no time pressures. And even if you have guests coming over for dinner, there’s no rush. If they get to your house at 5:30 PM and the food is not ready until 7 PM, no one cares. They are still going to eat the food, and they are still going to enjoy it. At the end of the day, whether or not you prepare a meal at home on time has no real life consequences.

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Fire safety is for everyone

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In most cities and communities, residents rely solely on their fire department in order to be sure they are safe from fires. Whenever they are needed, these firemen, in both paid and volunteer departments, drop what they’re doing and run to the fire trucks to take care of people and their property when disaster strikes a home, business, or vehicle. While knowing that firemen are there to help in a time of need is great for your sense of security, one thing that is even better is knowing that your space is as fire safe as possible. Continue reading

Searching For The Flavour Stack

A new program from Your Inspiration At Home, the fast-growing Australian flavour products company illustrates the difficulties you can sometimes run into when so many use Google to find information. The new program involves a new website titled The Flavour Stack. You might guess the problem is the difference between the Australian spelling of flavour and the US spelling of flavor. However the problem is much larger than that largely because of the way Google suggests new searches that you might be looking for. Continue reading

This blog now shows Contributor advertisements

contributor adYou may have noticed in the sidebar a small advertisement that looks like the image to the right. This is for Google Contributor which has now gone live after running for a time on an invitation basis to certain publishers. We received notice of this via the AdSense newsletter on November 5. It certainly would be handy to be receiving more revenue as a result of this initiative. Continue reading

Your company should not be flying blind

flying blindStarting a company can be very difficult nowadays. With so much competition, it is a hard task to get your brand out there so the general public knows that you exist. There are various ways that you can promote your company. Some of these ways are more effective than others.  Blindly choosing what appeals to you may be entirely the wrong decision. Continue reading

Google Requires Mobile-Friendly Websites – Does Yours Comply?

cellphoneWith the world becoming more mobile, Google has made it a requirement that all websites be mobile user friendly. This means that your website must be accessible by any mobile device that has Internet connectivity capabilities. This does not mean that you have to construct an entirely new website; a copy of your existing website can be made for mobile users with a few modifications to ensure that it functions properly. Continue reading