Don’t Do This Unless You Want SPAM, It’s Just Downright Dumb!

The bane of all business owners is Spam. We can waste so much time filtering and dealing with it, even with all the great tools out there. But some people seem to have more of a problem than others. Why? How did they get your email address to start with? Spam bots and email scrapers! I … [Read more...]

Linked In Spam Email Warning

Spam email messages appearing to come from LinkedIn are bombarding the in-boxes of businesses around the world. These are the 3 most common subject lines that I have come across in these Spam Attacks. So now you're on LinkedIn: What's next? LinkedIn Alert LinkedIn new … [Read more...]

How Secure Is Your Website?

Have you noticed a sudden surge in spam emails or notifications? Heard more reports of hackers running amok? Not only that, I have it on good authority that the incidence of "hack attacks" on websites is on the increase. As frustrating as spam emails are, Viagra and the like, I understand the … [Read more...]

Don’t Do This Classic “I’m Gonna Get a Truckload Of Spam” Mistake!

Just caught one of my clients doing the classic - "I'll make it easy for people to contact me" mistake by putting my email address on the bottom of my post. Umm, woops! Spam galore coming your way soon. Leave it there for any length of time and I'll even give a written guarantee on that! The … [Read more...]

Beware the “Server Upgrade” Spam Email

I've just upgraded our web hosting service to a "Dedicated Server" for all my websites, both my mine any clients. It was ironic that just after this upgrade this email came in from a client but first... Why did we upgrade? Security is one reason plus storage, speed and bandwidth is … [Read more...]