Value: 5 Ways to Add it to Your Association Website

Value or Not? Value draws members into your website and generates revenue. However a perceived lack of value keeps people away. Value adds continuity helps membership continuity and relieves strain on retention and new member recruitment. How many times have you heard someone say “I’m not attending the conference this year, so I’ll just renew […]

Firewalls 9 Tips So You Don’t Get Booted from Your Site

Firewall Frustration Firewalls provide excellent protection and generate great consternation. Face it. We’d love a world with unfettered access to all the things we want. At the same time, just the thought of strangers running their fingers over our private possessions and information raises the hair on the back of our necks. So the best […]

Domain Registration Can Bite You Down the Road

Domain registration problems disrupt everything. Imagine that you wake up and find your website and email completely offline. A call to your host brings more bad news. Your domain name expired. No one knows who registered the name and what email address was filed with the registrar. Domain Registration Continuity Everyone urges small businesses to […]

Secure Enough or is Your Site Secure?

“Secure Enough” for What? When you tell yourself, or a web professional that the site is secure enough , you accept a lot of risk without really understanding the consequences. When we speak to people about website security, they often respond with concerns about payment fraud, and identity theft. Users try to address those problems […]

How the Internet Works or Sometimes Doesn’t

I often explain that connecting to a server requires much more than an Internet connection on both ends. A lot happens in the middle and today provided a great example of how sometimes it’s the Internet connections in the middle that matter. One of our servers had “issues” today. I filed a ticket with our […]