All posts by Basil Harris

Who Cares About an Ugly Website Anyway?

“Good design is good business” – Thomas Watson, Jr. Pick your favorite website. Do you love how Facebook immediately serves up your friends’ updates and interests? Or is Amazon your first choice for effortless shopping list-making? Does the simplicity of Google’s search page make you feel more in charge of the Internet? Maybe a website … Continue reading Who Cares About an Ugly Website Anyway?

Why You Need Premium DNS for a More Secure Site

If you’ve spent time building your online presence, you’ve probably come across the letters “DNS” a few times. It’s another one of those three-letter tech terms (like SSL, SEO, ISP, AOL, etc.) you see here and there and perhaps ignore, especially if you’re not very tech-savvy. DNS stands for Domain Name Service and is an … Continue reading Why You Need Premium DNS for a More Secure Site

How to Protect Your Personal Data with WhoisGuard

In our previous posts, we’ve discussed using WhoisGuard to protect your identity and reasons why privacy is important. If you’re still not sure whether or not you need WhoisGuard privacy protection on your domain, this post will show you just how easy it is to put it in place—and hopefully convince you to make it … Continue reading How to Protect Your Personal Data with WhoisGuard

Doing Business Email the Right Way

Email, that relatively ancient messaging system that predates the even the World Wide Web, still endures as our go-to means of virtual communication. For personal use, email’s popularity isn’t quite what it once was, having been eclipsed by other messaging systems like SMS, messaging apps, and social platforms. For companies large and small, however, business … Continue reading Doing Business Email the Right Way

Why Your Domain Name is Your Business

In the early days of the Internet, a business that wanted an online presence had the relative luxury of simply adding “.com” after their name and registering the domain. Those were indeed the good old days, but alas, things aren’t quite as easy now. MyBusiness.com Just Won’t Cut It Today, there’s so much more competition … Continue reading Why Your Domain Name is Your Business

Right (& Wrong) Ways to Register a Domain Name

Congratulations! You’ve got your business set up, all your products are ready to ship, and you’ve even got a marketing plan. Now it’s time to register a domain name. Excited? You should be. However, while the opportunities to score the perfect domain name are plentiful, so are the risks of getting it wrong. So before … Continue reading Right (& Wrong) Ways to Register a Domain Name

How to Transfer Your Domain in 3 Easy Steps

Have you been planning to transfer your domain to Namecheap but worried that it seems too complicated or time-consuming? Worry no more, we’re here to help. Below are a few easy-to-follow instructions that will guide you through the transfer process so you can conquer your fear and your to-do list. 1. Preparation Is Key The … Continue reading How to Transfer Your Domain in 3 Easy Steps

How I Learned to Stop Worrying & Love the Blockchain

Lately, we’ve witnessed the remarkable explosion of Bitcoin. This cryptocurrency, once thought to be an all-but-failed experiment in decentralizing money and trade, has made a big comeback in recent months. With it has emerged a new term: the Blockchain. Having a relatively solid grasp on the concept of Bitcoin already, I assumed that the idea … Continue reading How I Learned to Stop Worrying & Love the Blockchain