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What Website Hackers Want From You (Hint: It is not your credit card info)

What Website Hackers Want From You (Hint: It is not your credit card info)

Website Hackers are not necessarily taking anything FROM you. Often they want to GIVE you something that you don’t want – like a highly illegal phishing scheme or malware – so it can’t be traced back to them. Just because your website does not have vulnerable info […]

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Best Ways to Create Strong Passwords

Best Ways to Create Strong Passwords

Through 20 years of effort, we have been successfully trained to use passwords that are hard for humans to remember, but easy for computers to guess. For example, a lot of us substitute symbols and numbers in uncommon words, thinking this will cleverly confuse a computer. Computers […]

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Use “Explainer” Videos to Get More Business Online

Use “Explainer” Videos to Get More Business Online

An explainer video does exactly what it says it does. An explainer video explains what your business can do for your potential customer and why they should choose you over other competing businesses. It can be either a live action video such as the Dollar Shave Club […]

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Advantages of Video

Advantages of Video

INCREASE THE IMPACT OF YOUR WEBSITE WITH VIDEO If a picture is worth a thousand words, how much is a video worth? Are you busy? So are your prospects and clients. They are hungry for information, and they want it fast. Most would prefer to spend 2-3 […]

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WordPress 3.7 and 3.8

WordPress 3.7 and 3.8

Latest and Greatest from WordPress Here at PiCon we always want you to know what is the latest and greatest out there. WordPress has made some big moves with their most recent updates.  WordPress Version 3.7  applies automatic updates so that you don’t have to lift a […]

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How the Internet is Changing How We Buy

How the Internet is Changing How We Buy

It might seem odd to be talking about holiday shopping now… …just when it seems we might finally be getting out of the worst winter in recent memory.  But the holiday shopping frenzy gives us a critical window into how we shop and make buying decisions. During […]

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Should Your Small Business Accept Online Payments?

Should Your Small Business Accept Online Payments?

Should Your Small Business Accept Online Payments? Accepting payments online usually means accepting credit card payments, and that’s a lot of money and headache, right? Not according to these small business owners: A Contractor I first got curious when my contractor, Steve of Shannon Staley & Sons […]

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Responsive Web Design: What Is It? Do I Need It?

Responsive Web Design: What Is It?  Do I Need It?

More and more mobile devices are emerging in the marketplace, and they’re getting increasingly popular, long having overtaken desktops and laptops in sales. As of April last year, more webpages are viewed on mobile devices than desktops and laptops. You want your visitors to have the best […]

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Five Things I’ve Learned Working at a Web Design Company

Five Things I’ve Learned Working at a Web Design Company

Having worked only in the corporate sector for most of my professional life, and after taking time off to be a stay-at-home mom, it was exciting to join PiCon Web Design two years ago. I had known Pauline Connelly from a few years prior when I did […]

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Networking

Networking

I’ve always thought of Networking as this big scary monster under the bed. If I just avoided it and counted to three it would magically disappear. Unfortunately, as you all know, this isn’t the case. Networking is a very large part of building and even maintaining a […]

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