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Is Your Website Marked Not-Secure?

Google is leading an effort to make the web more secure, but it could hurt small businesses not  prepared for the change. Last month Google began displaying the words “not-secure” in the URL next to select web pages. Eventually their goal is to display a red triangle warning marked Not-secure next to every webpage not served over SSL.

If you use Google’s popular browser Google Chrome, you are in good company. Over 1 billion people use the browser worldwide, making it one of Google’s biggest products. But this update could damage the reputation of businesses unprepared for the change. So let’s take a look at what SSL is and what you need to do to secure your website.

How Do I Get a Website for My Small Business?

It’s a question we hear a lot from first-time entrepreneurs, how do I get a website for my small business? With all the options for website builders, designers, tools, and services the choice can be overwhelming, especially for someone unfamiliar with how web design works.

So what’s a small business owner to do? Where should they start? Here are 3 steps you can follow to help you figure out how to get a website for your small business.

Should You Hire a Web Designer or Try to Build a Website Yourself?

I know what you’re thinking: this article is written by a web design company, so of course they’re going to recommend hiring a professional web designer.

And you’d be right… sort of.

Why do Web Designers Charge for Monthly Maintenance?

Your website is done, it looks good, and it’s never worked better. But now your web designer is asking for a monthly maintenance fee and you’re not sure why. If the website works, what else needs to be done? Truth is, there are several important areas that need consistent maintenance to keep your site safe and secure, up to date, and offering the best user experience.