How "Secure" is YOUR Web Site?

Written by Robin Nobles

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What can you do to protect your own Web site? Now that we know how serious a problem this can be, let’s look at some ways you can protect your Web site.

1. Contact a security expert like Dave Barry and have him run a security audit on your Web site. Visit Computer Concierge and completerepparttar FREE Website security report. Find out what your Web site security vulnerabilities are, and learn what needs to be done to fix them.

2. Ifrepparttar 127905 security audit on your Web site proves that you have security issues, and if your host provider can’t give you a logical explanation, move your site to a different hosting company. I’m going to move my personal site to Combustion Hosting, where security is a #1 priority, and where I can get personal attention and support.

3. Ask your current hosting company about their security policies. Then, point them to this URL, which lists The Top 20 Most Critical Internet Security Vulnerabilities. This list was compiled by a list of security experts fromrepparttar 127906 FBI andrepparttar 127907 SANS Institute. Though you may not be able to understand much ofrepparttar 127908 report, your hosting company will. Not only doesrepparttar 127909 report listrepparttar 127910 security risks, but it also gives solutions torepparttar 127911 problems.

4. If you’re a “do it yourselfer,” visitrepparttar 127912 U.S. Department of Energy’s site which offers a listing of tools for security analysis.

5. Or, consider Retina, which provides excellent security software.

6. SecureNet Solutions also offers products that will run vulnerability reports for you.

The main thing is to learn from my “mistakes” and don’t be caught off guard. If you’re using a hosting company to host your Web site, make darn sure thatrepparttar 127913 server and your Web site are secure. Visit Computer Concierge for a free security audit. Then, go with a reputable hosting company who placesrepparttar 127914 utmost importance on security, like Combustion Hosting.

Remember: Your Web site is your online business. Don’t you lockrepparttar 127915 door and securerepparttar 127916 windows of your “brick and mortar” business? Do you have an alarm system? Don’t you think it’s important to dorepparttar 127917 same with your online business?

Robin Nobles teaches 2-, 3-, and 5-day hands-on search engine marketing workshops thru in locations across the globe as well as online courses at Robin's partner, John Alexander, recently published an e-book titled, “Wordtracker Magic," at (which offers great tips for helping you learn how to focus on your target audience.)

How to Get the Best Deal on Your SEO Project

Written by Scott Jason

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Now that you have this great information, you want to see it implemented. This isrepparttar best part. I recommend a visit to SEO Partner. SEO Partner ( really lives up to its slogan “search engine optimization on your terms”.

They have assembled an enormous talent pool of SEO developers, who actually compete to work on your project. It does not cost you anything to post your optimization projects. To operaterepparttar 127904 service, they accept a small commission fromrepparttar 127905 SEO developers (which is only a fraction of what developers would normally spend on marketing efforts alone).

Finally, there’s one of my favorite features. SEO Partner protects you from those less scrupulous SEO ‘experts’ you read about more and more with their protective escrow payment system.

Step Four – Track Your Progress:

Finally, once you have your campaign underway, you really need to track your progress. There are some great tools available for that purpose. Here are links to some ofrepparttar 127906 better products that I have worked with:

There are a lot of products out there - all at varying costs. I recommend you visit your favorite search engine and look for ‘seo tools’ and see what you get for a response. Then I would definitely test each one’s demo version thoroughly before investing in any one of them. A good tool is worthrepparttar 127907 investment but there are so many great options out there that it’s best to shop around and try before you buy.

I wish yourepparttar 127908 best of luck in your campaign!

Scott Jason is a search engine optimization project manager with With five years in the industry he specializes in assisting small to medium sized companies attain their SEO goals. Feel free to contact Scott, or his associates, at

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