[Solved] Thunderbird cannot access GMAIL account
We just had a customer complaining about his thunderbird application not being able to connect to his gmail account that he had for ages without any issue! Upon investigation we found that he had his new Android tablet set up with the same gmail account recently. Google always looks out for any hacking activity so if there are multiple clients (thunderbird and Android’s email) trying to access the same Google account it is quite possible that Google decides to block one/some of them or all. Continue reading »
SEO quick-fix, the DIY style: Part-2
Hoping that the part-1 of this series has made some sense about what SEO is all about, let’s move on to more granularity now. We will cover the major aspects of SEO under three broad categories: Content. Code. Links. It will be important here to note that all three of these areas are equally important. One can’t just get away with the best of content but poor code or no links! Continue reading »
SEO quick-fix, the DIY style: Part-1
Will start with an anecdote. Few months back we were doing a website for a restaurant owner. We built it on WordPress. After we launched it, we had a call from the client – he sounded very worried: “my website wouldn’t open in Google”. We weren’t sure what he meant by opening “in” Google, so we quickly tried to open the website in a few browsers while he was still on the phone and the site opened fine in all of them. We asked him to explain what exactly he was doing and we were shocked to know that this was how he always opened a website. Continue reading »
Why “web” then?
A curious reader wrote to us today complementing us for our post When to approach a web design company? which she found on Google on page one searching for a similar topic and raised some more serious comments about the typical RoI (return on investment) for an SME (small and medium scale enterprise) of the website it launches. While we will discuss the various tools for calculating the tangible RoI (there will be many benefits which one will struggle to put a value to which should be included too in the calculation – that’s for another day) for your web-investment, here’s a quick ready-reckoner for young businesses to decide if or not “web” is the “way forward” for you. Continue reading »