How to spot contact form submission spam

How to spot contact form submission spam

If your website has a contact form then you understand the title of this blog post. Millions of fake form submissions are made every hour. Even with protections enabled, a few will still slip through. Some are obvious, and very easy to recognize as spam, but others...

Website Security Tips

Website Security Tips

In this day and age you can never be too careful when it comes to website security. There are plenty of horror stories out there about companies that have had their website hacked and messed with, causing disruption for customers who visit the site and the company’s...

Google Search Console

Google Search Console Google has just unveiled its new search console beta to all of the original search console users and their are some great change to see. Even though this program is still in beta form, the new features are exciting. With improvements to the...

How to Set up Google Analytics

Google Analytics can be a key instrument when it comes to tracking how many visitors have come to your site. It can also track how long users stay on your site and where they are all coming from. Setting up a Google Analytics account is easy enough, and adding it to...

Your Domain Name is About to Expire! Email Scam

Your Domain Name is About to Expire! Email Scam

If you ever get an email that tells you to renew your domain, tread carefully. A lot of these emails are scams meant to really have you transfer your domain name over to another register or sell you on services you don’t need. Often these scams involve trying to sell...

Never Update Your Footer Copyright Year Again

Never Update Your Footer Copyright Year Again

It's a tell tale sign that a website is not being updated regularly, the footer copyright is outdated. Often though, this detail just gets overlooked, it's easy to forget about something that only needs to be updated annually. The Solution? Use javascript to print the...

Content Management Systems

Content Management Systems

Intro When you are building your website, online store or a blog, finding the right site to host it is a big decision. Making sure they have the elements and options you need for your site is important, but also making sure that there is plenty of customization...

What to look for in WordPress Templates

What to look for in WordPress Templates

If you have decided that WordPress is the CMS platform you want for your website, one of the first big decisions you will make is what template to use. This doesn’t sound so hard until you start looking around and realize there are thousands of templates to choose...

Do I need a website? Isn’t my Facebook page enough?

Do I need a website? Isn’t my Facebook page enough?

Building an online presence can be a challenge. Maybe you have created a Facebook business page and wonder if you even need a website. Before making that decision, it is important to look at your target market and analyze their needs before your own assumptions. If...

SEO Rankings, Web Builders & My Advice

SEO Rankings, Web Builders & My Advice

I've been in this industry for over five years now, and when I say "this industry" I really mean many different industries at the same time. Our company, Grand Apps, started as an app development & design firm and transitioned into a full marketing agency. So I've...

Why Your Mobile Website Matters

Why Your Mobile Website Matters

Any business owner worth his or her salt knows that in order to keep their customers, businesses need to provide the best experience possible. That means providing helpful, quality service on all fronts of the business. However, what business owners are realizing now...