Ten Ways The World Changed In 2014

The tech industry makes leaps forward all the time, and this past year was no exception. From new roles for recent technology, to new platforms and unexpected applications emerging, there was a huge shift towards making people’s interactions with technology easier and personalized this year. See the detailed list of

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Responsive Websites vs. Mobile Websites vs. Mobile Apps

Which is best for reaching your website’s mobile users? With the large increase of mobile device users, having mobile friendly access for your website can be a huge asset to any business. There are three main approaches to providing information and interaction to mobile device users: Responsive (and adaptive) website design, mobile websites, and mobile…

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Mobile Devices Tighten Grip on Canadian Internet Users

For some users, mobile access to the Internet has become so convenient that it’s now the only way they go online. 1.3 million Canadians only use a mobile device to access the Internet and won’t use a computer at all, said comScore’s Paul Rich, a senior account manager. About 49 percent of Canadian Internet users…

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10 Ways Google Analytics Can Help your Small Business

“As one of the farthest reaching communication tools available, a website is accessible to consumers 24 hours a day, 365 days out of the year, or in other words – at all times,” said president and founder of WebLink International, DJ Muller. This is why using a tool to analyze your website’s statistics is incredibly valuable. It allows…

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Basic Photo Editing for your Website

Do you want to add new images to your website but need some help to resize or edit your photos? Or have you recently added photos and noticed these common problems? Pages are loading slowly. Images look stretched or distorted. Slideshows are causing the content to move up/down. When you take a photo with a…

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4 Things CEOs Who Stay Off Social Media Don’t Have to Worry About

What CEO really has time to waste with social media? With “68% of Fortune 500 CEOs having no social presence on any of the major networks,” you too can be included with a top select group, who also agree that social media is just a trend. But being a part of an elite group doesn’t always mean…

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Search Engine Optimization ‘Offers’ (SEO)

Search Engine Optimization (SEO) is the process of affecting the visibility of your website in a search engine’s “natural” or unpaid (“organic”) search results. [Wikipedia] This sounds simple, but it is actually quite complicated. Unfortunately, there are a number of companies on the net who attempt to capitalize on people’s misunderstanding of what makes their…

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Heartbleed Security Bug and Your Forwarded Email / Google Account

Emerge2 has sent out two versions of this courtesy security notification to mailboxes originally setup by Emerge2. Mailboxes that are auto-forwarded to another address received this notification (below). Mailboxes that are not auto-forwarded (i.e. are directly read by the user) received a different notification (you can read it here). Copy of Client Notification (Forwarded Version)…

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Heartbleed Security Bug and Your Email / Google Account (Normal)

Emerge2 has sent out two versions of this courtesy security notification to mailboxes that were originally setup by Emerge2. Mailboxes that are auto-forwarded to another address received a different notification (you can read it here). Mailboxes that are not auto-forwarded (i.e. are directly read by the user) received this notification (below). Copy of Client Notification…

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Heartbleed Security Bug and Emerge2 Servers

This week a website security vulnerability nicknamed “Heartbleed” was discovered and a patch subsequently made available for server operators. This particular bug has also been reported in the general news media. Emerge2 has examined and tested each of our servers and verified that none of our servers contain any of the vulnerable code and therefore…

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