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Keep track of the key to your digital identity: your domain name.

In the last few months, I have run into a number of companies and organizations, who don’t have control of their domain name (e.g. yourcompany.com) and don’t know who actually has control or owns the domain name.  If no one in your organization has kept track of who controls your organization’s domain, things can get […]

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To Wix on not to Wix, that is the question.  Confessions of a WP Elitist.

I have used a fairly wide range of web development tools.  From UNIX shell hard coding, to proprietary systems to enterprise level CMS tools;  I know that different projects require different tools and skill sets.   While no system is perfect, I admit that I appreciate the flexibility and scalability of WordPress; it fits the needs […]

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Are you working without a net…presence?

Just before I went on a summer holiday I spoke at the Central NY chapter meeting of the American Foundry Society.   I enjoyed meeting the chapter members and was struck by how some of their chief concerns parallel those with manufacturing clients in Ohio and Pennsylvania. What were those concerns? Finding, hiring and retaining […]

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What do web sites and coffee have in common?

While not a coffee afficiando (I drink tea) I have heard countless times that nothing beats coffee that has been properly made from good beans. Conversely, bad coffee is worse than nothing. While Keurigs and instant coffee are expedient, neither can hold a candle to properly brewed coffee. My daughter, a budding coffee snob elected […]