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Iconstantly warn my web clients: “It’s the Wild, Wild West out there.”

For as much technology as we have, the ground rules of Internet search engine success aren’t clear. And nearly every day I hear about a potential problem that could have been solved by Setting Things Up Right in the First Place.

In other words, you need to control your own domain name. And other stuff.

I’ll keep this simple. And I’m speaking primarily to small and medium-sized businesses — the ones that outsource their IT or don’t have any IT that they know of. (more…)

School Supplies drive a big success!

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Hundreds of school children are benefiting from supplies donated to Williamsburg, James City County, and York public schools by the 2011 Williamsburg School Supplies Drive. (more…)

2011 WJCC/York School Supply Drive launched

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September 2011 will be a challenge for thousands of area families, as rising gas and food prices leave little for children’s school supplies. Several area businesses want to ensure that local public school students and kindergartners have the materials they need to do their best.

“Success in school is often linked to success as an adult, and having the right tools is vital to success,” says Knights Inn owner and Williamsburg City Councilman Doug Pons. “We want to make sure the first day of school is exciting for every local child.”

This year’s school supply drive is nicknamed “Fill the Room,” because the Knights Inn Williamsburg Busch Gardens Area (620 York Street) has emptied a guest room to fill with school supplies. Cosponsors of the drive are Basecamp Productions and Helen’s Place Photography. (more…)

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