The Web Empire Blog

We started this blog to give the opportunity to small business owners learn how to have a successful web-presence. Month by month our team will publish new subjects, with simple words and phrases to make you familiar with our work, and our vision.

Sandy's Aftermath - a different reason to grieve for.

smallbombSeven months ago a huge hurricane with the code-name Sandy, hit the North East US. Major states, including New York & New Jersey, were heavily impacted for many weeks afterwards. People lost their lives, their homes and businesses and until today thousands are still struggling to get back on their feet. What I will say through my article is the view of a tech-guy on the problems we faced on infrastructure, predictions, security and disaster recovery and common mistakes that even big businesses with branded supportcouldn't avoid.

Prepare for the worst - Hope for the best.

When it comes to prediction and preparedness for a natural catastrophe or a simple data-failure accident, the least you can expect from your I.T. guy is to protect your business’s and clients’ data. Nowadays there are hundreds of different roads that a sophisticated I.T. manager can follow. At the end of the day what counts is how many hours the business was down, and what data was lost or incapable of restoration.

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Should a website look like 1999 design?

Many "designers" are still making money out of nothing. Day by day i found new launched websites, that looks like 10+ years old. Only when i check for the domain name or the copyright info i find that "Hell, this is a new website omg!".
 
Why is this happening? Are people and specific business owners have no idea how a website should look like? Never heard of user experience? And if the answer is yes why they proceed with something they don't know or get it?
 
The truth is a combination of reasons:
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