How SMTP Email Protocols Work for You.

If you’ve got a website, chances are high that you’ve got to send emails to clients or potential clients. Maybe you’re sending a monthly newsletter or perhaps an answer to a client question. Maybe you’re troubleshooting in customer service or even asking questions for an interview. Whatever the reason, you need your email to actually get to where you’re sending it and SMTP helps with that.

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Website taking too long to load!

When you’ve got a website, like any other product or service, it needs to be high quality as well as fast! This is especially true in the world we live in now where we can have packages shipped to us in less than a day and websites that load in less than a second. If your website is taking 5+ seconds to load though, you might have more issues than you can imagine.

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Accessibility and your Website

Making a website is never easy. You might find it difficult to find the theme you’re looking for or maybe it’s just tough filtering out content on a daily basis. There are always going to be updates needed, too. If you plan on having a website that remains relevant, then you also need to make sure it’s accessible to both the majority and the minority. One part of that is making it as user-friendly as possible.

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New Directive in EU Changing Copyright Rules

If you’ve every created something like, oh, I don’t know a website, you’ve likely dealt with copyrighting. This is true for most things, in fact. That novel on your nightstand, the show you’ve got queued for streaming, and even that song you’ve got set as your ringtone, all of these are likely copyrighted and, if you plan on using copyrighted material on your website, the rules may be changing for us all soon.

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Why do I keep getting spam comments?

If you’ve had a website for more than a month, chances are you’ve gotten some comments on posts that… well, they’re very obvious spam. Things like “Great post! Check out our products at *insert site name*” or sometimes just a long list of different products. Spam is everywhere nowadays and, don’t worry, it’s not just you that’s affected. It’s everyone.

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How to: Avoid emails being marked as “spam”.

When you send out an email, there’s always a chance of it being marked as spam. Some people just listed you guys as spam and presto, all your emails go there, anyway. Others, however, might never even see your emails at all, without any input from them whatsoever. So, how can you avoid being marked as spam?

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Google and You: Getting your website on Google

I’m going to go ahead and preface this by saying that the minute you start a website, you will not have that website in Google. Sometimes it takes days or even weeks for Google and other search engines to find your site and no, that doesn’t mean you need to email Google and tell them about it. There are, however, plenty of things you *can* do to make Google not only find your website but also classify it properly and make it higher in the Google rankings.

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How to Build a Strong Consumer Base

No matter if you’re trying to start a commercial website for selling products or services or if you’re just building something as simple as a social site, both mean nothing without having people coming to it. And let me tell you that getting a reliable following for a website is the hardest thing to do. People are fickle and will move on to bigger and better alternatives with the smallest of issues. Luckily, there is a way to help you build your website, and that is through a strong foundation.

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