Hosting Tips | Blogging, Small Business, Web Design & Hosting Tips - A Small Orange - Part 2

Building a web site is only the beginning of creating an online presence. Once it is built, the website requires maintenance in order to stay relevant with search engines and the competition. The aim of any website owner should be to keep the site comprehensive, up-to-date and user friendly.  As with many things, having a … Continue reading “Checklist to Ensure Your Website Stays Up-To-Date”

When it comes to doing business online, the most critical factor determining success or failure is not the amount of traffic you can generate. Rather, it is how you convert that traffic into paying customers. After all, all the traffic in world will be of little or no use unless you can convince those visitors … Continue reading “How-To Convert Your Website’s Visitors into Customers”

With the advent of Windows 8, and a focus on designing websites for use on smartphones and tablets, the trend amongst web designers has been to move towards what is commonly referred to as flat design. Gone are the days of heavy flash driven websites and designs which tried to make everything look realistic. Old … Continue reading “How to Build a Website with a Modern Flat UI”

Perhaps you are a new customer or someone who has been with ASO for awhile. One thing is for certain, there’s a good chance someone told you about our services via a recommendation or “Hey- these folks look like a different kind of hosting provider.” We truly value the fact that you would let others … Continue reading “How to Get Free Hosting Credits at ASO”

  I bet you’ve seen this warning at the top of your WordPress dashboard before. It’s easy to ignore, but there are several really important reasons NOT to ignore it. WordPress, just like any other software on your computer, needs to be updated regularly. Unlike most software and programs though, WordPress is open source. Many … Continue reading “Why You Should Update WordPress”

Here’s the third installment of our “Getting Started With Ubuntu” series. Check out part 1 here and part 2 here.  GNU/Linux is a fantastically secure Operating System (given many of the alternatives). However, like any security measure, it is only as strong as the humans operating and administering it. What use is the world’s strongest … Continue reading “Getting Started with Ubuntu: Enhancing Security (part 1 of 2)”

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