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Domain Registration: True Ownership or “in your name?”

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Domain Registration: True Ownership or “in your name?”

Every month, I work with small business owners trying to work on their websites, renew domain registrations, or change web hosting services and less than half of them have positive control over their online identity and access to their accounts.  The rest I have to inform, sadly, that their webmaster was not really their friend and they (the customer) do not own the domain they they think they own and have paid for all these past years. I then let the customer know that I perform “domain recovery” and show them the way to restore...

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Reserve your web hosting space in the Cloud

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Reserve your web hosting space in the Cloud

Reserve your web hosting space in the Cloud: AB Digital Solutions is very proud to now offer Cloud hosting to all of our current and future customers for $9.00/month.

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Setup Outlook for Google Apps via IMAP

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Setup Outlook for Google Apps via IMAP

Setup Outlook for Google Apps via IMAP In almost all cases, you can get to your login screen for Google Apps by typing in http://mail.yourdomainnamehere.com. Once you have logged into your account, you either click settings in the top right-hand corner or you left click the sprocket in the top right-hand corner and click “Mail Settings” to access the settings section. From the settings menu, you will want to click “Forwarding and POP/IMAP.” This will bring up your options for enabling or disabling POP/IMAP. Please be sure that IMAP is enabled...

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Google Apps for iPhone

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Google Apps for iPhone

Setting up Google Apps Email, Calendar & Contacts for iPhone Here are the instructions provided by Google Apps to setup Google Apps Email on an iPhone Use Google Apps on an iPhone Step 2: Sync an iPhone with Google Apps After you enable Google Sync for your domain, have each user follow these instructions on their iPhone. Open the Settings application on the iPhone’s home screen. Open Mail, Contacts, Calendars. Tap Add Account…. Select Microsoft Exchange.      In the Email field, enter your full Gmail address. Leave...

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Pantones: Process Yellow-PMS 202

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Pantones: Process Yellow-PMS 202

Pantone Color Chart PMS Color Matching Disclaimer:  The Pantone® Matching System (PMS) is a system shared world wide by the graphic arts industry. You may view this screen to help specify a certain PMS number to use with your job, however you should note that every computer monitor varies slightly in color. To insure an accurate PMS match, you should consult a graphic artist or print shop in your area to view an actual PMS color swatch book. PANTONE® andother Pantone, Inc., trademarks are the property of Pantone, Inc.   Process Yellow...

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How to Change the Logon Screen Background in Windows 7

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How to Change the Logon Screen Background in Windows 7

How to Change the Logon Screen Background in Windows 7

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Top Five Essential WordPress Plugins

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Top Five Essential WordPress Plugins

Site after site, blog, bog, blog tells us what we need to take our WordPress site (or blog) to another level. But how much is self-promotion, gadgetry or kudos for a particular plugin that a fellow blogger cannot live without due to a specific need?   What are the true essentials that every site should have? Well, here are my top five essential WordPress Plugins you should get, install and use-and strong justification why they should be yours as well! Essential #1: WordPress Database Backup by Austin Matzko Murphy’s Law applies to...

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Good Web Design: Where are the prices on your website?

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Good Web Design: Where are the prices on your website?

You are in business, You are selling something: So, how much does it cost? Many of my clients are Independent Business Owners that offer a wide range of services and products and one of the first things I do when analyzing their site is this: See how long it takes to find a service or product, check to see if there is a price, and if there is a method of purchasing what is being sold or offered. Customers want to know. How hard do you make it for them to find out? Listing prices in your store (even though it only exists on the web, even if...

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Love that font I see, how do I get it for me?

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Love that font I see, how do I get it for me?

DIY Font Recognition: Love that font I see, how do I get it for me? Have you ever been surfing the net away and come across a fabulous site with a killer font you would love to use in your next marketing piece? The only problem is that you don’t know what the font is, who makes it, or how to get it!! Well, have no fear – you can find claim that font for yourself and use it to your hearts delight (so long as you acquire it legally as to not loose any sleep over not doing your part to feed a starving typographer somewhere). Free...

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DIY, Are you sure?

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DIY, Are you sure?

Are you sure you really want DIY when it comes to web design? In today’s tough economy and strict budgets, many independent owners choose the path of building their own site. The DIY approach works great for many, so long as they don’t want to venture too deeply. A knowledgeable web designer knows much more than how to make your website look great & operate properly. They also know how to properly setup the site to connect and interact with the search engines to bring customers.  Anyone who doesn’t know the intricate...

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