4 Trends that are Affecting Business Planning and Investment in Websites Trend #2 – More Features, Less Hassle

Your customers expect your site to be a breeze. Here’s how to deliver. Designers and developers are always cramming new features into their sites as bandwidth gets cheaper and devices more powerful. Each feature is an improvement (at least in theory)— but a truckload of improvements can destroy your site’s user experience. We get spoiled […]

4 Trends that are Affecting Business Planning and Investment in Websites Trend #1: Security

Small businesses are realizing that hackers aren’t snobs about who they attack. They just want in. And they’ve learned that small to medium sized businesses are easier prey. Easier because of the dangerous delusion that no cybercriminal would try to hack, say, The Kupcake Korner when they could be hacking Pillsbury and its vast, flour-begotten fortune. […]

Learning from Others’ Mistakes: What Every Business Can Learn from the Equifax Hack

The Equifax hack was one of the worst cybersecurity breaches in American history. Here’s how it happened: hackers entered the Equifax servers through Apache Struts, a popular open-source development framework for Web applications. The Equifax hack ultimately compromised the personal data of over 143 million people, or about half the U.S. population. By now, we […]

4 Reasons Why a Website Maintenance Service is a Good Idea

Your new website is finally launched. Time to kick back and relax, right? Unfortunately, it’s not that easy. The moment your gleaming new site goes live, various forces are already starting to pick away at it. Hackers poke at your infrastructure. Updates bob around, promising to make things better, yet often failing to do so. […]

WordPress Cybersecurity Alert: Massive Attack Targeting WordPress Websites

“The most aggressive campaign we have seen to date” Early Tuesday morning, WordFence, a WordPress cybersecurity service, posted an alert of a massive brute force attack campaign that was mounting by the second. By the time the world started waking up, the campaign had peaked at 14 million attacks per hour. This means that this WordPress […]

You’ve Been Hacked! Now what? Unpacking Business Cybersecurity

Here’s a business cybersecurity story that happens all too often. A financial services company provides a website portal for their clients to access their investment accounts. Clients visit frequently to review their accounts and browse the company’s rich library of helpful information. One afternoon, while the company president is at lunch with a client, he receives […]

Why you should invest in website maintenance

At Red Letter Marketing, we specialize in helping our clients get the right website for their needs. That might require building a new custom site, a templated site, or updating their existing site. But no matter what, we also know every site requires regular website maintenance, and we want you to understand why. Website functionalities […]