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Marketing Your Website

What's New ?
Secure Connections

A recent Google initiative prompted many website hosts to come up with plans to provide secure encryption for https transactions on each website. Secure Sockets Layer, better known as SSL, creates an encrypted link between the server and the browser. This creates a secure environment for website visitors by encrypting the data passed between the browser and the server. Best known by the little padlock displayed in the address bar of your browser, secure certificates or SSL have been used for years on ecommerce websites, critical forms such as employment applications and other sites or sections of a site that needed the additional security encryption offers.

Google first announced that forms collecting data such as your name, email address, etc. that were not encrypted on the server would prompt a "Not secure" warning in the chrome browser. In the past, typical contact forms did not use SSL or display the padlock in the browser address bar. A more recent announcement by Google stated that websites that did not offer SSL could be ranked lower by the search engine giant.

At PPP Design we made the decision to not only add SSL to all sites hosted on our servers but to upgrade our servers to the latest technology available. The SSL provided will be in the form of a shared certificate. Sites that need additional security for ecommerce and critical data transfer like social security numbers etc. will still want to continue using the individual SSL certificates they have been using. The additional shared SSL will apply to the rest of your website.

Many sites have been migrated to the new server and have had the SSL applied. Over the next few weeks all of our websites will be migrated and secured with SSL. We felt it was important for us to address this issue so each individual website would not have to come up with its own solution. The server will automatically redirect visitors to the https://yoursitename.com address once the SSL is applied.

Setting aside all of the technical jargon, the changes being made will help you to maintain or enhance your Google search index or ranking while adding additional security for your website visitors.

Maple Valley Anton-Oto Community School District
has a new activities website. MVAO Sports will focus on providing schedules, scores, coaches comments and maps for MVAO middle school and high school activities.

Visit MVAO Sports to fins out more.

Charter Oak-Ute Community School District has a new website. The responsive website is accessible on most devices and provides school announcements, lunch and activity calendars, resources and a teacher directory. Watch the website for weather and other related alerts.

Visit co-u.net to view the new website.
#########    Just for Grins    #########  
Lessons Learned
1. My favorite part of a marathon is watching the reaction of runners who grab my plastic cup full of vodka.
2. I haven’t slept for three days, because that would be too long.
3. People say I’m condescending. That means I talk down to people.
4. What do you call a boomerang that doesn’t come back? A stick.
For anyone who think a woman’s place is in the kitchen, remember that’s where the knives are kept.
Empty bottle collector sounds so much better than alcoholic.
My Father took me fishing once and I remember thinking as I was swimming back to shore.....
8. My wife and I decided we don't want children, so if your interested we can drop them off tomorrow.
9. My Father was a man of few words, I remember he used to say, "Son"......
10. We started telling our kids that Santa moved to the Amazon and sends gifts in the mail now.
Links of Interest Monthly Tip

Denison Links 
Area Website Directory, Recipe Database, Family Resource Links, and E-Minder

 Monarch Country  
Highlights, Scores, Schedules and More..

Marketing Edge Blog
Marketing tips and Commentary

Definitely Denison
Find out More about Denison (Where to shop, eat and stay)

Creating Customers that Expect A Lot!
October 2017 Marketing Edge Blog Post

MVAO Sports
Activities website for the Maple Valley Anthon-Oto School District.

Charter Oak-Ute Community School website



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