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4 Essential Steps Before You Build Your App

We’ve all heard it. “90% of startups fail.” Whether that’s true or not, only Pinocchio knows. But what I do know is that most of the apps entrepreneurs create don’t succeed. The same way Shaquille O’Neal doesn’t succeed with the majority of his three point shots. And it’s usually because entrepreneurs build apps that they […]

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What are Name Servers and NS Records?


Name servers are servers that hold all of your DNS records. That’s all they do. But obviously, I just threw in another technical term which probably doesn’t help. That leaves us with the question, what are DNS records? As an oversimplification, DNS records are a list of records that tell the internet where to send […]

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5 Rules For Deciding Which Clients To Work With


Last summer I read an awesome book called 1-Page Marketing Plan. It was really, really good. I won’t go into all of it. But I do want to provide an oversimplification of a way to assess clients, that I got from one of the chapters. In a nut shell, in order to make the best choices […]

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How Do You Define Entrepreneurship?


Somehow, in recent years, the word entrepreneur has become so vague that its lost it’s meaning. And I’m not just pointing fingers. I’m guilty as well. I continually make the mistake of referring to people as entrepreneurs who just aren’t… Growing up, I was raised with the mentality of an entrepreneur. Thanks to my Dad. […]

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7 Books To Help You Supercharge Your Growth as an Entrepreneur


Anyone who’s been around me recently knows I have a new obsession. Books. Yes, I know. I’m VERY late to the game. I thought books were a waste of time for most of my life… so I ignored them and read the bare minimum. But recently my opinion has changed in a major way. As […]

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Removing TLS 1.0 and medium cipher suites from nginx for PCI compliance

The other day one of our clients received a report with some changes needed for PCI compliance. For the most part, the changes needed were small but they can be tricky to implement so hopefully this post helps. 1. Upgrade to the lastest version of your Linux Distro (Ubuntu 16.04 in our case at this […]

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Keeping your WordPress site up to date helps keep it secure.


This may seem like a simple premise, but keeping your website installation up to date can save you a lot of headaches. Below are some options we suggest to make sure you keep the bad guys out of your wordpress! How to keep your site up to date We suggest updating your WordPress website at […]

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Fixing the ‘regeneratorruntime is not defined’ error while using async-await


Async Await Ever since node 7.10.1 async-await functionality has been available, making our asyncronous code look more like syncronous code and therefore more readable. The Problem With my node up to date, I began using async await in my code. I was loving how clean and readable everything was when I ran into an error. […]

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5 Tips for Protecting Your Privacy

It’s been a year of historical hacks, attacks, ransoms, and even extortion attempts, we’re only part way through the year and we’ve already collectively seen millions of records stolen, and thousands of computers held for ransom by hackers. While some of these incidents may not have affected you or your company directly, in an ever […]

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Adding multiple SSL certificates to an Elastic Beanstalk Application on AWS

Create your SSL Certificate in the AWS Certificate manager The first step is to create an SSL certificate in the AWS certificate manager. One of the great perks of going this route as opposed to getting your certificate elsewhere is that AWS will try to renew it for you automatically as it approaches expiration. You’ll […]

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