HOSTING – MAKING YOUR WEBSITE AVAILABLE TO THE WORLD

This post originally appeared on Think Forward Media What is Hosting? Before your website can be seen by your customers it has to be stored on a computer that is accessible by them, the computer that fills this roll is called a server and the companies that provide this service are called hosting providers. Selecting a quality provider can be a difficult task, each service provides different features and benefits and varies greatly in cost.  What provider you go with can vary greatly depending on what your website was created with, your security needs, and your anticipated traffic. What are …

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5 Things You Should Be Doing on Social Media

This post originally appeared on Think Forward Media Although your company might have profiles on all of the major social media channels, there is a chance that you aren’t doing everything that you can to take advantage of social media. These are a few things that you should be doing on all of your social media sites if you aren’t already. In time, you are sure to see an increase in interest in your company if you do. From Facebook and Google to Twitter and Pinterest reach your audience in new ways through social media powered by Think Forward Media and build …

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Why Website Design is so Important

This post originally appeared on Think Forward Media. You might be putting a lot of thought into how you will promote your website online, but there is one thing that you need to tackle first — your website design. Many small business owners try to create a website themselves using one of the popular solutions on the market. While these websites make look good, they risk not showing up on Google, confusing customers about your message, or turning away potential customers. Your website is the face for your business, and many times the first and occasionally only contact point for …

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What the Heck is WordPress?

This post originally appeared on Think Forward Media. In recent years there has been a growing wave of different Content Management Systems (CMSs). CMS’s are online tools used to create websites and blogs. One such tool is WordPress. A significant amount of Fortune 500 companies make use of wordpress, along with certain music sites and news outlets such as CNN and the New York Times. BBC America and Bloomberg professional are also some of the big name brands that are currently using WordPress. There are two ways to get started with WordPress. The first option is with WordPress.com. WordPress.com is a …

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10 Reasons Everyone Should Learn To Code

Learn Computer Programming

For many people programming seems like something “nerds” might do, or something really advanced, and probably something they don’t have time for. But programming isn’t as difficult as one might think, and also has some unexpected beneficial consequences. Today I want to talk about the 10 reasons people should learn to code.

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Bronies

bronie

Bronie: A name typically given to the male viewers/fans (whether they are straight, gay, bisexual.ect.) of the My Little Pony Friendship Is Magic show or franchise. They typically do not give in to the hype that males are not allowed to enjoy things that may be intended for females.

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Earth Day!

Today we celebrate earth day, a day where we as a community look for ways to help reduce our footprint and make the planet a better place for future generations. We all know and have heard countless ways to protect our planet, but many of us neglect a growing industry and problem that we face for years to come; The technology we use and love through energy, and electronic waste contributes heavily to our global footprint.

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