Cape Girardeau Agencies Combine to Enhance Offerings and Facilitate Growth

Red Letter Communications Acquires Element 74 [Cape Girardeau, MO, January 13, 2020] – Effective January 1, 2020, two of the premier names in Cape Girardeau, Missouri for marketing and digital services have combined forces. Red Letter Communications has acquired Element 74. Red Letter Communications, previously co-owned by Jim Riley and Bruce Robert of Cape Girardeau, has operated for nearly forty ...  Read More

How to Keep Your Data Safe This Cyber Week

We know you're looking for amazing deals this weekend, so we want to give you a few tips to keep your data safe while you do it. [caption id="attachment_5366" align="alignright" width="450"] Thusith at STLCyberCon earlier this month.[/caption] Whether you’re camping out in front of your local mall or shopping in the comfort of your home in your PJs, there are ...  Read More

How to Make Your Business a Fun Place to Work

Sure you go to work to, well, work but that doesn't mean that your business can't be a place for fun every now and then. May I Suggest? “All work and no play”...I’m sure you know the rest. Scary movies aside, there’s a reason this quote, (originally a proverb) resonates today. Mainly, because it’s true. Even the hardest, most dedicated ...  Read More

What is an SSL Certificate?

As more and more data is shared online, the need for website security continues to grow substantially. Later this year, Google will be releasing Chrome 68, a browser which will notify users instantly of the security of a website they’re visiting.  What does that mean for you? I'm so glad you asked. What is an SSL Certificate? Secure Sockets Layer ...  Read More

5 Goals for Your Site in 2018

The new year isn't just a great time to evaluate yourself--it's a great time to evaluate your digital dollars and how you're spending them. One of the biggest blunders we see in digital media is people who invest a lot of budget and hours into a beautiful website, only to leave it gathering dust on the internet. Don't get me ...  Read More

Keeping New Years Resolutions

3 . . . 2 . . . wait, I'm not ready. Every year starts with that shiny new midnight--a full 60 seconds of hope that in the next 365 days, you'll be able to change everything you don't like about your life. The problem is that this magical minute of midnight is followed almost immediately by the first week ...  Read More

Take A Break: 3 Ways to Detox from Social Media

With the insane amount of current events and information we wake up to everyday, social media is becoming more stressful to keep up with than ever. With such a complex, distracting tool always available, we may be overdoing it. Studies find that the average daily amount of time spent on the five most popular social platforms (Youtube, Facebook, Snapchat, Instagram ...  Read More

Around the World With Element 74

We're not supposed to have favorite clients . . . but the Christopher Columbus Condos on the Grand Cayman Islands makes that a bit of a challenge. When I started working at Element 74, I expected to try a lot of new things in a professional context. But when I was given the opportunity to travel to the Cayman Islands ...  Read More

Creating a More Secure Password

Even if your dog is your bff, we're sorry to report that ScruffyFurEver is just not a secure password. Why do I need a secure password? Here's what's nutty about passwords: despite the copious amounts of data they protect, most of them aren't secure at all. If the Equifax breach a few weeks ago wasn't enough to convince you that you need ...  Read More