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Have I Been Hacked?


Have I Been Hacked?

If you’re looking at a site that’s been defaced, filled with Spam links, find your site has been disabled and replaced with a demand for money or you’ve found out that you got shut down by your web host for sending Spam, then you’ve probably been hacked.

Recently, the Schweb team worked on a site that had been hacked. This wasn’t an instance of national security, but to our customer, and to us, it was important.  Hackers exploited this site’s vulnerability. This site was built on Joomla. 

3 Social Media Mistakes and How to Stop Making Them


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With more and more people using social media there are more and more reasons to start using it as a way to promote your business. Social media can be a great tool for encouraging people to become new customers, earning customer loyalty and encouraging those customers to become repeat customers. But social media isn’t like other forms of advertising. These are some of the biggest mistakes that can hurt your efforts if you aren’t careful, but luckily they’re also some of the easiest to fix.

Why Schema Data Is Right for Your Website


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When thinking about SEO (Search Engine Optimization) most people assume that having good content will be enough to ensure success on the results pages. While quality content is a huge factor, the computers that generate results for search engines are still not very good at figuring out what the content on your site is all about. Thankfully, there’s a structured way to tell search engines what kind of content you have. By including information in the form of Schema.org data you can let sites like Google know what’s on your website.

How to Write Search Engine Friendly Content


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There are some simple steps you can take when writing content to improve the search friendliness and help your content be found.  We offer SEO plans which include content review and recommendations, but it's the most beneficial to have your content be SEO friendly right from the moment the content is freshly published.  While this article is mainly concerned with blogging, the topics covered are relevant to any content on your site.

If you use TeamViewer your computer could be at risk.


We recommend uninstalling the TeamViewer program from your computer as soon as possible.

Although TeamViewer has had a good security track record and is one of the most popular program used for remote computer access, today we need to share the news that TeamViewer may have been hacked and we recommend uninstalling the TeamViewer program from your computers.  

How to Hold a Kickoff Design Meeting


The dreaded design meeting. It’s been on your calendar, and you can’t avoid it. However, you can make it a memorable, fun event that helps stimulate creativity in your team members. The beginning of every project should be marked with anticipation and excitement. It’s the time when your team gets to learn about a new idea or client, when you can really go back to the basics of idea generation and brainstorming. It’s one of the most important parts of the design process, and it needs to be anything but boring.

Five SEO Tips for 2016


SEO Tips

While you might consider beefing up your investments in content, you’ll also need to put some time and effort into learning the rules for SEO in 2016 in order to leverage those investments. Gone are the days are driving traffic to your site by packing your headlines with keywords, according to experts, and the new SEO strategy revolves around yet another marketing focus: experience.