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Issued March 29, 2013

The internet offers a wide world of benefits. It makes sending and receiving information easier than ever before. But like most things in life, it is not perfect. Thieves use the internet to try to steal your information. Often this involves scams called ‘phishing’ and ‘spoofing’. Phishing (FISH-ing) is when an online scammer reproduces the appearance of a legitimate website in order to trick the victim into entering sensitive data. Spoofing is when a fraudulent email sender hopes to have you respond to an email that is made to look as if it is from a legitimate company.

Combinations of spoofing and phishing may make a convincing lie that can easily make you a victim. Click 'Read More' to check out our 6 scam-savvy tips for avoiding online traps.

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Choosing a business to develop your website should not be taken lightly. At Global Reach, we often meet with prospective clients who have tried previously working with a one-man-band style operation: a single individual who claims to be a website developer/designer, an e-commerce aficionado, and an internet hosting company all rolled into one.

While the initial price tag at these companies may seem attractive, the hidden costs are soon discovered. Click 'Read More' to see the 7 Questions You Should Ask when choosing a website provider.

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Congratulations to the following organizations for recently launching a new website! Morsel Combat, LLC Karen Acres Healthcare Center Midwest Insurance Corporation Winslow House Care Center Perennial Gardens Iowa Association of Municipal Utilities Eastern Polk Regional Development, Inc. Northstar Power, LLC Embria Health Sciences McFarland Clinic mobile site
Connections: It’s used on LinkedIn and it refers to the people that you are connected to, similar to Facebook “friends”. Connect to people you know or work with to build your LinkedIn network of connections. #ff: This is short for #FollowFriday on Twitter. On Fridays, many users give little “shout...


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