Martin Johnson – Page 4 – Blogging, Small Business, Web Design & Hosting Tips – A Small Orange

Click here to read the introductory post in this series. Download the “Starting A Website On A Budget” eBook for free here! If you’re making a substantial investment in your website for the first time, you’re probably thinking that you should hire some professional help. After all, you hire professionals to do almost everything else your … Continue reading »

Here’s part 2 in our “Starting A Website” series. Check out part 1 here, and learn about the role of the developer. Read the introductory post in the series here. Download the “Starting A Website On A Budget” eBook for free here! We live in a world that is increasingly governed by design. It’s no longer … Continue reading »

On social media, it’s far too easy to be long-winded. Facebook allows us to upload entire photo albums and filter them later. Pinterest encourages our propensity to curate, but if we can’t decide, it’s okay to “pin” everything. Instagram allows us to create filtered photos to our heart’s content. With all this content, measuring it … Continue reading »

Sometimes you need a bigger boat, and sometimes you need to make the boat you have better. While this isn’t exactly the take-away lesson from Jaws, it’s good advice for someone who wants to get the most out of their web hosting services. If you have a Cloud VPS plan or dedicated server with A … Continue reading »

Photos by Crystal Bollinger “I got started with the volunteering after a tornado thing last year,” said Crystal Bollinger, one of A Small Orange’s tech support ninjas who recently returned from feeding families who lost their homes after an EF5 tornado struck Moore, Oklahoma last month. In April of 2012, a tornado hit Woodward, one … Continue reading »

If you have integrated social media into your web site, you’ve probably added your Twitter feed. Not only do a few short tweets add live, new, accessible content to your static web site, the Twitter API has famously been one of the most accessible APIs out there, making it easy for people to use it … Continue reading »

Download the “Starting A Website On A Budget” eBook for free here! Whether you’re a new business or an established one, you probably need a better web site. Perhaps your current site was made a decade ago by your summer intern, and you desperately need to get rid of that cheesy Flash animation. Or maybe you … Continue reading »

As the circus showman P.T. Barnum once reportedly said, “there’s a sucker born every minute.” While Barnum just wanted to get customers to pay for a ticket to the show, Internet scammers take advantage of our ignorance, gullibility, and apathy in order to make an easy dollar. Even if you delete every email offering you … Continue reading »

If you’re a software developer, or know someone who is, you’re well aware that the field is dominated by men. What you might not know is that even as other fields become more open to women—for example, women now make up the majority of college graduates—software development remains a very male field, with men making … Continue reading »

If you’re running a small business, you have particular needs for web hosting. You need to be able to handle a high volume of visitors. You need to be able to offer a robust, flexible, and secure online store. You need your site to be so reliable that you can direct customers to it day … Continue reading »

 

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