Three Security Features All Websites Should Have

Digital Pacific regards security of your website one of our top priorities regardless of which service we provide to you (from shared hosting to dedicated servers), and we maintain a vigilant stance against intruders by keeping our security systems up to date, that being said, there are things that you can do to further minimize the security risk to your website. Many people take it for granted, but website security is often the first thing to consider while developing a new website. We offer this service, but if you have built your own, this means consulting a web development expert…



Choosing a Web Host

Apr, 15, 2013 | Tips for Blogs, Tips for Hosting, Web Hosting | 0 Comments

It is not necessarily hard to find a good web hosting company, but it does require some patience and research. The hosting company you end up choosing can make or break your online business ventures, so it is essential not to end up with a bad package, regardless of how cheap it might seem. There are several very important things which make a good Web hosting package for a business. Customer Service Things can and do go wrong and, no matter how good the service may be, good customer service options are essential, particularly when it comes to business websites….



Online Security

Mar, 21, 2013 | Business Websites, Online Security | 0 Comments

There is no shortage of dangers in the virtual world, whether it be in the form of malicious software or scammers masquerading as legitimate businesses. Those who do not exercise vigilance when using the computer and the Internet have a much higher chance than others of becoming a victim or identity theft or a malicious software attack. Here are four proven ways to stay safer online. Use the Latest Software No program is made perfect and, for this reason, software developers regularly release updates for their software. The same is true of hardware device drivers and operating systems such as…



Dedicated Server Benefits

Feb, 12, 2013 | Business Websites, Web Hosting | 0 Comments

Any website getting over 10,000 hits a day may be ready for a dedicated server. Though shared plans can be effective for smaller websites, their disadvantages start to reveal themselves once traffic picks up. While you’re saving money, you’re also sharing precious bandwidth. This translates to slowdowns, failures, and a host of other problems your visitors will experience when trying to use your site. The benefits of moving to a dedicated server are numerous. Reliability One of the biggest advantages to moving to a dedicated server is the increased reliability it affords. At last, you’ll be left to worry only…



Tips For Starting A WordPress Blog

Jan, 22, 2013 | Business Websites, Tips for Blogs | 2 Comments

Starting a WordPress blog is one of the easiest and most cost effective ways to promote your business. A WordPress blog carries with it the dual benefits of access to an internal social network of bloggers and a listing of your blog posts on Google’s search engine. It’s not enough to simply establish your blog and write a few posts every now and then. To run a successful business oriented blog on WordPress, you’ll need to keep a few important principles in mind. Give your blog a clear focus Generally speaking, there are two kinds of blogs: the personal and…



SSL Certificates

Jan, 13, 2013 | Business Websites, Online Security | 0 Comments

Web merchants that are new to the game often have limited business funds with which to build their website, and some basic components of a professional website may be cut to adhere to a tight budget. Merchants who are thinking of omitting an SSL certificate to save money should evaluate the benefits of an SSL certificate before making a final decision. What is an SSL Certificate? A Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) certificate is a method of providing a secure connection between a website that is being visited by a computer user and the user’s browser. SSL certificates use encryption to…



Website Tips

Dec, 15, 2012 | Business Websites, Random | 0 Comments

We are “checkers” of almost everything. We check our vehicles to be sure they are in perfect working condition, we check our finances, we check our appliances, and we check our health, but we often forget to check our websites. Each month thousands of new websites are launched and the competition for visits and sales increases. It’s not enough to have an attractive colour scheme, user-friendly navigation, and great looking graphics. In order to stay on top or reach the top, websites need to be informative, provide valuable content, contain updated business information, be well-written, and be mobile accessible. Check…



Content Marketing Tips

Attracting visitors to your site is important, making them stay on site and having them return time and again is even more so. The most successful way to achieve true sustainability in your web endeavours is to build a rich, informative, and engaging content driven website. Content keeps your website fresh, and offers visitors a reason to return often. It also serves as a fantastic tool for building links and strengthening your SEO strategy. Good content gets shared with fellow users and is a great way to build in-coming links. It is important to avoid ‘black-hat’ web tactics to ensure…



Online Business

The world of Internet marketing is a constantly changing one. Keeping in touch with the latest trends is essential for any business that seeks to establish a serious online presence. Gone are the times when you could simply launch a website and do a little bit of search engine marketing to increase your ranking and traffic to your website. For most businesses these days, a website is more than just a basic online informational resource for your existing and potential customers. Nowadays, you need to pay attention to the various core elements of successful online marketing including website content, social…



Increase Website Traffic

Search engine optimisation and increased web traffic should be the focus of every small business website. However, contracting with a firm or individual to assist with driving organic traffic to your site can be costly and the results are not always guaranteed. If you spend just a little time getting to know some of the concepts around search engine optimisation and then work on implementing the following tips, you might be able to see an up-tick in traffic to your site and even increased sales. Here are some simple steps you can implement immediately to see if you can boost…



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