What’s the Difference between Office365 Email and Office365 Desktop Apps?

Microsoft (in their curious sense of wisdom) decided to name their email account services the same as their desktop applications (Office365). Of course, this makes the job of an IT professional somewhat more difficult because most customers don’t understand the difference. They easily get confused between the two since the name is very similar…… Read more of this article

Easy Ways to Create Stronger Passwords

Are you still using a simple password?

Easy solutions for creating stronger passwords. We have all heard about the importance of using stronger passwords. The thought of having to create stronger passwords that we can remember and that are unique at the same time can be daunting! We are careful with things like our driver’s license and social security… Read more of this article

Why is My Form Captcha Not Stopping Spam?

So you don’t receive a lot of spam through your forms however, you do get some once in a while and you’re wondering why you get any at all because you have a Captcha that supposed to stop those. Well, Captchas are designed to stop bots (not humans). Bots are programs or scripts that are written by spammers or hackers to perform a function for the person… Read more of this article

Do I need to file state taxes on my eCommerce store?

Creating an online store today can be a great way to make money without the need of a local store. However, as the internet continues to become more regulated, the smart shop owner is going to do a little research to keep your store… out of hot water. Death and Taxes (well just taxes today) When you have a shopping cart online, you must collect and report and… Read more of this article

You have a low Score on Google Page Speed huh?

While the Google Page Speed tool is useful as a tool to help website developers improve things, it’s by no means a “Must Score High” situation. It’s usually used by web designers that are trying to get your business. If your website loads quickly on a mobile device and desktops, then you’re probably doing okay. But we can obviously… Read more of this article

Beware of a Fake GoDaddy Domain Renewal Email!

So the hackers and scammers are at it again!

I just received an email today from a “would-be hacker” who was posing as GoDaddy. In this email, they were attempting to make their email look like a domain name renewal notification. They did a pretty good job of making it look like it was official. It’s always very important for us as small business… Read more of this article

Stop Using IE, it’s Not Safe or Supported by Microsoft Anymore

In short, Internet Explorer is no longer considered a modern browser. This is because modern browsers keep up with the changes that are constantly happening within the Internet. Chrome, Firefox, Edge (which is Microsoft’s replacement for Internet Explorer), and Safari are all releasing new versions and updates that accommodate the technologies… Read more of this article

Kim Duncan Auction & Realty – Website Rebuild

We’ve just launched the New Website for Kim Duncan Auction & Realty! From the start of Kim’s experience with Modern Web Studios in June of 2016, she’s been editing her website and enjoying the ability to get assistance as needed while she maintains her listings and upcoming Auction events. She has always been happy with the service she’s… Read more of this article

Why You Need to Upgrade Your Old Website

Modern Web Studios has always been on the cutting edge of technology. Over 10 years ago, when CuBit was developed, it was part of a handful of customer friendly website editing platforms. It provided someone with no website training the ability to edit their own site! With technology constantly requiring newer, faster and safer website platforms, what was… Read more of this article

If it sounds too good to be true…

If it sounds too good to be true… Momma always gets proven right, admit it. One of the phrases that has become a staple is “If it sounds too good to be true, it probably is.” Modern Web Studios customers are calling in with offers from company’s on website builds and Search Engine Optimization that are promising things that look fantastic… But does the adage hold… Read more of this article