If you're concerned about online privacy as far as your email service goes, if you're looking for private, secure email, or maybe you want to move away from Gmail or other mainstream email providers then the good news is, there are quite a few private, secure email options available...both for personal use and for your online business. Once such alternative is Tutanota. Of course, that's what this post is all about -- a review of Tutanota! (more…)
If you're concerned about online privacy as far as your email goes, if you're worried about things like tracking and having your data mined by Big Tech, if you're maybe looking to move away from Gmail, then the good news is, there are quite a few private, secure email services available. One very reputable alternative is ProtonMail. In fact, Proton's my top choice for secure, encrypted business email -- it's what I'm using myself these days for my online business email. That said, if you're like most Gmail users, the thought of untangling yourself from Google and Gmail might sound very complex and difficult...either for your personal email or for your business. Yet at the same time, issues like privacy, security, and wanting to move away from Big Tech could have you feeling like you're between a rock and a hard place. (more…)
If you're looking to migrate your email service over from Gmail to ProtonMail, or even if you're considering such a move either for personal use or for your online business, then I've got some really great news for you. (more…)
Here's a quick video that explains very simply what a VPN is. As online business owners, creators, and marketers a big concern for us is our privacy online. So here I'm going to give you a quick run down of VPNs, what they are, and why you'd want to use one with your online business. (more…)
Last updated on January 17th, 2021. Posted in Business Tools & Services.
New website and business owners oftentimes get confused by tools like Google Analytics and Google Search Console (previously called Google Webmaster Tools). In fact, many times these to tools are confused with one another. So here, we'll break 'em down and detail 'em out so you can better understand what each does...and if you'd like to use them in your online business! (more…)
Last updated on January 10th, 2021. Posted in Business Tools & Services.
Most new business owners and new sales people fear customer objections. Rather than being faced with what might seem like a confrontation or a difficult and maybe awkward situation, most newbies would rather just have quick, easy sales instead...no questions asked! Well wouldn't that be nice! (more…)
Using Photoshop for your small business can help you make your product photos and website look great. But do you about know all the different ways you can use Photoshop in your business? In this article, we'll explore the variety of ways to best make use of Adobe's flagship image editor. Grab a coffee and let's jump in! (more…)
The steps to set up a business website might not seem obvious. In fact,web design overall can seem very confusing, especially when there's so much being dumped on you -- Google Analytics, SEO, shopping carts, should you start a blog, social media, payment gateways, and about a hundred other issues -- it's easy to get overwhelmed. So in this post, what I've done is clearly laid out a sequential set of steps to help you get started in web design, and get your online venture live on the web. So by the end of this tutorial, you’ll have a clear set of actions that you can take to get your business online and earning revenue. Let's jump into it! (more…)
Finding the best web hosting for beginner businesses can often be tough. In this tutorial, I want to recommend specific web hosting companies that might be a good fit for your small business. The idea here is to narrow down the choices and give you a decent starting point for finding a great web host. (more…)
Making your website secure is critically important. If you’re concerned about keeping your website secure, then you're in the right spot -- that's what this post is all about. One of the most important issues when running a website (especially an online business site) is keeping everything secure and locked down. Oddly though, this is a topic that's rarely addressed. To me, securing our websites, our businesses, and ultimately our ability to earn revenue online is a huge, huge priority. And the good news is, none of this is too technical or difficult. It just takes a bit of forethought and maybe some planning on our part. In this post, I'm going to outline my four step process to ensure your site is highly secure for a long time to come. Let me show you what it's all about! (more…)