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

So You’re Considering a Standing Desk

Good choice! You’re well on your way to feeling more energized and happier at work. Unfortunately, most of us come around to the idea of using a standing desk after dealing with some form of pain—physical pain from sitting uncomfortably, sluggishness from lack of movement, and the list can go on. Personally, mouse-induced neck and shoulder pain lead me to ...  Read More

Why Cyber Security Matters

In the first article of this three part series, we're going to explore if having a cyber security really matters (spoiler alert: it does). When it comes to believing the legitimacy of cyber-security threats, I'm probably one of the worst culprits. I float through life convincing myself that no one is interested in what I'm doing online. Since I have ...  Read More

Staying Organized

Too many things on your plate? We can help with that. Around the office, I'm known for my organizational skills. Even among clients, I've gotten the reputation as the project manager who will give you a deadline and pester you until you give me an answer--or a worthy excuse. I'm not bossy; I just truly believe in the power of ...  Read More