Author Archive: Joseph Arrington
Getting Burned by Scammers: Let’s Make It Small Businesses, Charities, and Organizations Problem to Solve!
It’s a bit technical, but if you start getting bounce back messages from firstname.lastname@example.org (ex: email@example.com) emails and it includes “reason: 550-5.7.26 This message does not pass authentication checks (SPF and DKIM both)” just know two things: What’s that? Sender Policy Framework (SPF) SPF checks that your domain host knows the IP address of the […]Continue reading
Facebook Account Hacked: What’s Currently Going On
As I’m seeing this more and more, I want to take a moment to talk about a current rash of “Facebook Account Hacked,” how this is occurring, and what you can do to prevent it. The process is fairly simple: What Happened? When you hit forgot password at the login screen of Facebook, you will […]Continue reading
What Do You Need to Fix My Device?
In computer repair, it is a question that we get asked day in and day out–or at least face in one way or another–while providing services for our clients. Overall the answer will always be, “it depends.” It depends on who is working on your device, the commonality of the element in question, the issues […]Continue reading
Has Anyone Checked on Airbnb?
After getting into a bit of a funk after watching a few hours of streaming with ads programming, it took me a bit to catch why. “Forever Young” cover by firewoodisland, as I woke up this morning told me the why, it’s not a song I think of often and more often than not accompanies […]Continue reading
SubscribeStar Page Cover & Profile Photo Image Sizes
For those of you who have been searching without success for the appropriate image sizes for SubscribeStar profiles, the Correct Answers are… Page Cover: 1240×233 Cover images will display at 1240×233, with a unique aspect ration of 1240:233. Profile Photo: 380×380* Essentially any 1:1 image will work (preferably with a higher pixel height and width […]Continue reading
WV SB334 – Establishing License Application Process for Harm Reduction Programs
What follows is my email to WV Senate Representatives Baldwin, Woodrum, Tarr, Grady, and Nelson regarding this legislation. Senators Baldwin, Woodrum, Tarr, Grady, and Nelson, I am a resident and constituent in District 10 (Baldwin/Woodrum). Having just read SB334, I can only define this bill as a hunting license and open season on needle exchange […]Continue reading
Page Builders Cost More
WIX, the current leader in drag-and-drop website creation, is one of many so-called page builders that many sole proprietors, small businesses, and independent consults use to get their business online. With an easy-to-use interface that makes it easy to create pages, it’s no wonder why. And, it is true that the pages will appear exactly […]Continue reading
Right-Sizing Your Business
When looking for technology solutions for your business, your goal is to find a good fit. But once you start shopping for it, you often encounter salespeople who have their own needs. And typically, because of the nature of sales, your best interest isn’t very high on their list of priorities. Quotas, commissions, sales goals, […]Continue reading
Let’s Play IDENTITY FRAUD
Passwords are rarely all that complex and authenticating your identity is often about information from your past. Where you have lived, what you have owned, information about family, etc. Online games that ask you to answer questions about you, your family, your friends, your past, your spouse…. These are not just fun, they give away […]Continue reading