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Happy Holidays from Hotwire Networks!

Happy Holidays from Hotwire Networks!

The last few months have flown by here at Hotwire Networks!   It is hard to believe the year is almost over. We are very excited for 2016 and hope you are too.  We look forward to seeing you in the New Year. Happy Holidays and a very Happy New Year to ALL!

Veteran's Day 2015

Veteran's Day 2015

Hotwire Networks wants to say thank you to all the veterans of all wars. We honor you, we respect you and we thank you . This  Veterans Day , please take a moment to honor any and all US Veterans and victims of all wars.  Many countries take two minutes of silence at 11 AM on November 11th to honor their veterans.  This year, take a moment and find a space and time of your own to honor, pay tribute and say thank you to US Veterans. Our way of life would be very, very different without those brave individuals who dedicate themselves to the service and protection of others. Be proactive and be personal. Veterans Day should be about more than a post on social media.   A Very Brief History In November 1919, President Wilson [...]

About Your About Us

About Your About Us

Give some thought to your About Us page.  About Us pages should add a human quality, putting a face with the words. About Us pages should be more about who you are verses what you are. Are you just talking at your visitor or is your About Us page working to connect with them on a new level.  If you are just talking at your customer and telling them about your business and a list of services you offer you are not engaging the reader.  Information about your business and services is important but this should not be the only focus of your About Us page. Write With Emotion Get your customer excited about your business and what you have to offer  by conveying feeling and emotions.  Visitors are more likely to take action when they feel you [...]

OPTIMIZING IMAGES FOR WEBSITES AND BLOGS

OPTIMIZING IMAGES FOR WEBSITES AND BLOGS

Everyone wants images on their website and/or blog.  The right image can do visual wonders  and be a powerful means to communicate your message.  The right image, done the wrong way will have a negative impact on your website, slowing down loading times and causing visual overload for the visitor. Making an image web friendly means choosing the right file format, size, resolution and more. Read on for some great image tips and best practices. FILE FORMAT The predominant file formats for web use are .jpg (JPEG), .gif and .png.  All three have different benefits and negatives.  Any image in a different format, will need to be converted to one of these three prior to uploading.  Most people with choose JPEG for photos and then PNG or GIF [...]

EEEKKKKK!  NO INTERNET!

EEEKKKKK! NO INTERNET!

It happens to everyone at some point.  You turn on your computer, sit down ready to get to work, look up at the screen and EEEEKKKK!  NO INTERNET CONNECTION! The HORROR of it all!   First, take a deep breath then go through these basic, simple steps to try and solve the problem. Simple and Easy Fixes to Basic Computer Problems REBOOT Take a deep breath and turn your computer off.  Then take another deep breath and turn it back on again.  Rebooting your computer can solve many technical glitches including no internet connection.  If your computer is on but not responding in any way, hold the Power button until the system shuts down.  This will safely turn off the computer.  You can also use the Shut Down [...]

International INTERNET day!

International INTERNET day!

Today is the anniversary of very first internet transmissions and it has changed the world. International Internet Day had its start in 2005 and is celebrated annually on October 29th.  International Internet Day marks the historic day in telecommunications and technology when the very first electronic message was transferred between two different computers. Back in 1969, on October 29th in the computer science department of UCLA in California, two men working on the Advanced Research Projects Agency Network (ARPANET) sent a message from a computer at UCLA to a computer at Stanford.  Charley Kline at UCLS and Bill Duval at Stanford attempted to send log in information from the computer at UCLA to the computer at Stanford. It wasn't completely successful as [...]

14 BEGINNER WEBSITE MISTAKES

14 BEGINNER WEBSITE MISTAKES

Many businesses understand the vital importance to having an online presence and website.  On the other hand, many businesses do not. If your business is fairly new or just developing its online presence, you may have made some crucial but easy to fix mistakes.  Every business wants their website to attract visitors and to drive traffic so, take some time and review these common beginner mistakes. Fix the beginner mistakes and improve the visibility and traffic for your business. 1. NO VISION, NO PEOPLE Was your website created just because you know you need an online presence?  Does your website have a purpose?  Your website purpose should have been decided early on in the decision making, design planning stages.  Take a good look at your [...]

Data Backup: Steps to Protect Your Data

Data Backup: Steps to Protect Your Data

Remote Storage Remote Storage should be a main factor in your data backup plans and practices. It is never a good idea to back up and store your data on the same drive as your original data.  If that drive fails, so does your back up. Off-server or even better, off-site backups remain safe and secure even when your main server fails.  With off-site or off-server data backups, you will be able to completely recover your data. Backup Frequently and Backup Regularly Schedule your backups and make them regular and frequent.  First, figure out how often your data is updated then set your backup schedule.  The more often your critical data is updated, the more often you should schedule your backups.  If your critical data is updated frequently, [...]

Affiliate Program News

Affiliate Program News

Introducing the  Hotwire Networks Affiliates Referral Program .    Just click here and sign up .  It is simple and easy. With Hotwire Networks, our Affiliates receive the same commission for each new referral.  The referral program is easy to understand and very straight forward.  Earning commissions is easy.   Hotwire Network's Affiliates receive the same commission for each referral.  Commissions start to accumulate with your very first referral. Here is how it works.  With Hotwire Networks Affiliates Program , you refer clients to us and you get paid for each referral.  Sign up for the Affiliate Program and use your unique referral code to generate traffic and referrals..  Share it on Facebook, [...]

WordPress, WordPress, WordPress!  Why is WordPress So Popular?

WordPress, WordPress, WordPress! Why is WordPress So Popular?

WordPress is great for any size website with the largest number of themes and plugins available. The interface is easy to use, even for those with little or no experience. At the same time, more technically advanced users and developers  are able to edit back end code or add code to create more customized looks.  From experience, we know that a large and active developer and user community is a fantastic reference when you need help or troubleshooting. WordPress has both, it is a favorite CMS on today's market with both a large user and a large developer community.  One of the largest of any current CMS platform.   And it is FREE!  Yes, WordPress is a free download. What else can we tell you about WordPress ?  WordPress [...]

 

 

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