The day after Thanksgiving in the United States is one we all know as the unofficial beginning of the holiday shopping season. Retailers and shoppers alike prepare all year for the deep discounts and manic—sometimes dangerous—bargain hunting this day is known for. But how did Black Friday get its name? And how did one day … Continue reading Where Did “Black Friday” Come From?
It’s been said that the act of learning is a disruption. Our human brains must stretch and bend to absorb, comprehend, and retain new facts and ideas. This isn’t always a comfortable situation—who enjoyed memorizing multiplication tables or arcane grammar rules? But as with athletic training, temporary discomfort in the short term can bring rewarding … Continue reading Professional Development: The Benefits of Working Smarter
Boosting the safety of your site is a no-brainer. Given the concerns over Net Neutrality, phishing schemes, and hacker attacks – not to mention watching too much Mr. Robot – web security and privacy should be at top of any savvy website owner’s to-do list. Right? And yet… you just haven’t gotten around to it yet. … Continue reading 4 Quick and Easy Ways to Improve Website Security
Do you need to stay connected to your business while you’re away? Are you anxious about closing up shop just because you need some time off? Do you fight the impulse to babysit your business from the beach? Smart business owners know the key to success is to build a smart system. One that allows their online services … Continue reading Stay Connected Even On Vacation
Public Wi-Fi hotspots have changed the way we live and work. They allow us to stay connected to the Internet while we’re at a cafe, on vacation, or even in a moving vehicle. Not all public wireless networks are created equal, however, when it comes to protecting your data and private information. Let’s take a look … Continue reading Staying Safe on Public Wi-Fi
In honor of Valentine’s Day, we decided to offer a peek at what some of our favorite Namecheap products might have to say to one another today. My Dearest Domain, How I long to care for you! Look into your heart and you’ll realize that no one is more dedicated to your security and protection … Continue reading Namecheap Love Letters
Every day, 156 million fake emails soliciting personal information land in inboxes around the world. They often look every bit as legitimate as regular emails. With so much fraud out there, what’s the best way to separate emails you need to read from the ones that could harm you? If you or someone you know find yourselves … Continue reading A Guide for Avoiding Email Scams