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Getting Indexed By The Search Engines?

Posted by on Jun 7, 2013 in Articles, Helpful Info and Tech Tips, Search Engine Optimization | Comments Off on Getting Indexed By The Search Engines?

Getting Indexed By The Search Engines?

Here is a very quick tip that will help you see what pages are making into Google. It’s really simple! Go to Google and enter “site:yoursitename.com” without the quotes. It will bring up a listing of everything that Google is currently sharing one their search engine. Confused about how to do this? It’s simple. Replace “yoursitename.com” with whatever your actual site name is. For example, I would type in “site:midstatedesign.com” (without the quotes). A page will appear showing me the listings....

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Google’s Matt Cutts Discusses Upcoming Changes To SEO

Posted by on May 22, 2013 in Articles, Helpful Info and Tech Tips, Search Engine Optimization, Video | Comments Off on Google’s Matt Cutts Discusses Upcoming Changes To SEO

Google’s Matt Cutts Discusses Upcoming Changes To SEO

Google’s Matt Cutts discusses the changes that are coming in Penguin 2.0, and how these changes might affect you and your website(s).  UPDATE: These changes have now been...

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Password Managers

Posted by on Mar 26, 2013 in Articles, Security, Useful Programs | Comments Off on Password Managers

Password Managers

Stay Safe – Stay Organized – Protect Your Investment One of the most important things you can do after becoming a website owner is to have strong passwords. I cannot stress this enough. Using a weak password could compromise your entire website if hackers are determined enough to break in. Worse, many of these criminals use automated scripts that test out thousands of passwords in order to gain access. There is a catch to having strong passwords – they aren’t easily remembered. So what is a person to do? Use a password...

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Website Being Flagged For Malware?

Posted by on Oct 5, 2012 in Articles, Security | Comments Off on Website Being Flagged For Malware?

Website Being Flagged For Malware?

Don’t Let Security Flags Surprise You! As you are probably already painfully aware of, the Internet can be a dangerous place. There are a lot of scumbags who just love ruining people’s days for any numer of reasons – most of them directly related to money. One of the favorite ways for these felons to take advantage of unsuspecting victims is through viruses delivered via websites – and guess what? Your business website could be one of them. Scary thought, isn’t it? Well don’t despair. There are ways of...

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Six Tools For Checking Website Security

Posted by on Oct 5, 2012 in Articles, Security | Comments Off on Six Tools For Checking Website Security

Six Tools For Checking Website Security

  MidState Design Recommends Sucuri For Your Website Security Needs  Sucuri has a free website/URL scanner that is trusted by professionals around the world. They also provide many premium services for website owners.  Check Sucuri More Free Online Website Security Tools   VirusTotal is a free service that analyzes suspicious files and URLs and facilitates the quick detection of viruses, worms, trojans, and other types of malware. Check Virus Total   Webroot has a tool called “Brightcloud” that I highly recommend...

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Politics – Powered By WordPress

Posted by on Oct 1, 2012 in Articles | Comments Off on Politics – Powered By WordPress

Politics – Powered By WordPress

WordPress is such a powerful content management system that even the major political parties have taken notice. In fact, if you’ve visited the campaign sites of your favorite politicians – there is a good chance that you visited a website built upon it! This amazing graphic shows how WordPress has become the cms of choice for politicians on both sides of the isle.   If you are interested in building or upgrading an existing website, WordPress is an excellent choice. Contact MidState Design today to discuss the possibilities...

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Should Your Business Utilize Social Networking As A Marketing Tool?

Posted by on Sep 3, 2012 in Articles, Search Engine Optimization, Social Networking | Comments Off on Should Your Business Utilize Social Networking As A Marketing Tool?

Should Your Business Utilize Social Networking As A Marketing Tool?

  It wasn’t all that long ago I was on the fence about using social networking as a marketing tool. The reasons for this were quite simple. I saw that, while social networking could bring your regular website more business – it could also pull it away. Worse, it could confuse customers who don’t understand the differences between a regular website, social networking, and how they work together. There is also the matter of time. Having a website (depending on the type), can take a fair amount of time to add products to, make...

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