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Bold, Italics, Capitals – When To Call On Your Superheroes

A superhero is only super because he or she stands out amongst the crowd. If we were a planet of flying, teleporting, time-freezing super-strong aliens, then we wouldn’t think there was anything super about us. When it comes to using formatting methods such as bold, italics, capitals or centering, all of these little text-enhancing superheroes will only stand out if they are used sparingly, in the right place, and when absolutely necessary…

Do You need testimonials on your website?

Do I Need To Add Testimonials To My Website?

Reviews, testimonials, recommendations – we all seek reassurance in them. We might even skip past the good ones just to see if there are any bad ones.Other people are sources of information for us. They can tell us whether this product or service is actually any good or not. Reading their testimonials builds trust in your business.

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Should I Buy Multiple Domain Names For My Website?

If I have multiple domain names, will my website rank better on the search engines? Will I be more likely to draw in extra traffic? Will my website become a supercharged powerhouse bursting with domain names that will become a magnet for new business? The answer might not be quite as positive as you would expect, but hopefully we can answer your questions during this article…

How to come up with an effective domain name

How To Choose The Best Domain Name For Your Website

Choosing a domain name for your new business may not be as simple as you think. Most people just use their company name, but unless your branding is well recognised, this may work against you…

Is It Possible For A Website To Look Too Good?

Is it possible for your business website to look too good? Too polished? Too slick? Too posh?
Perhaps it depends on how slick and posh you already are.

Collecting customer data for email marketing

Stop Collecting Email Addresses On Your Website…Unless You Have Permission!

“If a customer fills out a form and adds their email address, what can I do with it?” This is a terrible question, asked by non-GDPR compliant cavemen and cavewoman who still think it’s OK to treat other people’s info as if it’s their own…

email newsletter marketing

How Do I Send An Email Newsletter?

You are building a GDPR-friendly email list, and now you want to start sending out newsletters, the professional way. Where do you start?

selling is serving

Selling Isn’t A Dirty Word. Selling Is Serving!

“Don’t sell your product. Solve their problems.” Mark Cuban’s wise words sum up the art of selling – it is about helping people, fixing problems and improving the lives of others…

Don't look like a clown, get a professional email address

Don’t Be A Clown. Get A Professional Email Address For Your Business.

iF we’re honest, not many people will accuse you of clownery for not having a proper business email address. But they might not call you professional either…

Articles tagged in category (security)

Locking your pages

As part of the flexibilities provided by the Reason 8 system, you have a facility, which allows you to hide, lock and/or password protect your webpages. You may want to give high priority to certain clients or customers allowing them exclusive access to certain pages with personal, private, valuable or confidential information enclosed. You may want to build a members area for your best clients. You may have information or advice, which you want to sell. This facility gives you the power of complete control over access to your page content.

17/09/2009

Jargon Buster - Spam Scams

Spam, E-mail spam, or junk E-mail is the abuse of electronic mail systems, to send unsolicited bulk messages to as many recipients as possible. Several billion spam email messages are received every day, causing confusion and frustration in its victims. Unfortunately, spam has evolved over the years and can now do a lot more than just annoy us. Fortunately however, Computer Internet Security has also evolved and if kept updated, can help block both spam and the viruses, spyware, adware and malware that can attack your computer. So don't panic - just be extra cautious and aware!

16/10/2009

Jargon Buster - Servers

The website you build with Reason8 sits inside one of our servers (a large computer dedicated to serving and protecting your website).  As a , how and what is responsible for keeping your website pages live and in full view on the Internet is normally something you’d need to understand. But don’t panic!! as with all the dauntingly technical and terrifyingly confusing aspects of your website, things like servers and data storage is dealt with by the Reason8 support team. You have enough to do with building your pages and keeping them up to date and interesting for both your customers and the search engines! However, some people have asked about Servers so lets get the Jargon Buster to break it down.

02/11/2009

Reason8 s

I hope you’ve all enjoyed and been helped by these Tutorial Blogs. The Blogs offer constant access to step-by-step guides on how to make the very most of your Reason8 Website. If you get stuck when you build a website with Reason8 you can look for tutorials covering the following subjects:

09/12/2009

Website and Email Security

Spam and Phishing emails continue to be a major problem for web users worldwide. When you with Reason8, we work hard to offer you as much protection against these verminous troublemakers as we possible can. You may or may not have noted the recent security warning email sent to all customers to stay alert for a coordinated 'Phishing' attempt, which tries to steal your login details. If you receive an email requesting your login details and pretending to be from Reason8 or anyone else for that matter, IGNOR IT!!!.

12/01/2010

Security Warning - Phishing Emails

Spam and Phishing emails are a major problem for web users worldwide and the offensive criminals who create and develop these vindictive emails continue to develop new ploys to gain information that they have no right to. Reason8 work hard to provide as much protection against such spam and phishing emails as possible. You should have received a security warning from us recently. Please do take the time to read and take note of the information in the warning to help block these pests from succeeding.  A number of customers have asked about these devious emails, which aim to fool you into giving them the login details for your website and your personal email. DO NOT fall for their tricks - Never give your login details to anyone! We will NEVER ask you for your reason8 or personal email login details and you should never disclose them to anyone. If you receive a suspicious email pretending to be from Reason8 requesting your details, please else ignore it and if possible, let us know so that we can warn others.

22/02/2010

Add a Safe Mark to your Website.

We all know that the internet is enormous and that there are many online threats such as phishing emails, viruses, Trojan worms, spyware, malware. It’s a scary list when you really look into it! There are thousands of unpleasant websites out there which are far from safe to surf or browse. But as a how to you tell visitors, potential clients and internet browsers that your website is one of the good guys. One way to do this is with Norton Safe Web. Norton internet security is one of the leading Internet Security Programmes and it offers its customers safe passage and reassurance when surfing the internet. Norton Safe Web does this by labelling all websites with a rating icon.

30/04/2010

The Domain Renewal Group Scam

Scammers, Fraudsters, Criminals, Thieves, Liars, Crooks, Con Merchants….. There are several other names we could use but we’re not allowed to put them in print !!! When you , or indeed as part of everyday life, we must sadly, always be on guard to avoid falling for cons. The most recent being a scam on Domain Renewal. Several clients have contacted us to let us know about a company called the Domain Renewal Group who are conning people with false renewals and domain scams. We’d like to thank those customers as this has allowed us to warn you all and hopefully save you from falling victim to these disgraceful activities.

21/05/2010

Norton Safe Web.

Norton Internet Security remain in the top list of best selling internet security, which means a high percentage of your potential customers use Norton Internet Security to ensure that their internet journeys remain safe. If you are a , Norton Safe Web can work with you to ensure a safe and smooth ride through your website. It also means that you can get that all important Green Tick of assurance to appear alongside your listing in search engine’s search results. If your competitors in the search lists are still marked with a grey question mark, it’ll be your safe website they choose to come into.

04/11/2010

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