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Email Spoofing – What Is It & How To Prevent It

Email Spoofing – What Is It & How To Prevent It - HITS

Email spoofing is the forgery of an email header so that the message appears to have originated from someone or somewhere other than the actual source. Email spoofing is a popular tactic used in phishing and spam campaigns. This is because people are more likely to open an email when they think a legitimate or […]

7 Top Tips for Using Instagram for Business

7 Tips for Using Instagram for Business - HITS

Instagram has over 700 million monthly active users, less competition and a more engaged audience than other social media giants like Facebook or Twitter. This presents businesses with an opportunity to market their products or services to a more targeted and interested audience without spending an enormous amount of money on paid advertising. In addition, […]

What Makes A Strong Logo/Brand Identity?

What Makes A Strong Logo/Brand? - HITS

The Nike Swoosh, the Coca-Cola cursive and Apple’s apple: great brands have great logos. These logos convey the brand’s message to millions of people every day, just by being visible. If your company is looking to make an impression and grow in the marketplace, you’ll need a logo. Fortunately, a good graphic designer can create […]

Picking The Right Web Design/Creative Agency

Picking The Right Web Design Agency - HITS

At HITS, we have collated some questions that we feel are a ‘must ask’ when speaking with any web design agency. Choosing the right web design agency for your company’s project is vital, with so many agencies appearing all the time. It is crucial to pick one that can help you with your exact needs […]

The Importance Of Regular Website Backups

The Importance Of Regular Website Backups - HITS

Websites are no longer just something beautiful for a business to have, they are an essential business tool, yet in surveys, it was found that over 40% of companies don’t ensure that their website is safely backed up just in case the unimaginable happens like it being hacked, broken or even deleted. At HITS, we […]

Why Choose The Best Web Hosting Available?

Why Choose The Best Web Hosting Available? - HITS

While most smart business owners utilise websites and blogs to engage with existing clients and reach potential customers and see the value of creating excellent content, the importance of selecting a good web host often takes a back seat. Unfortunately, in our experience, many small businesses end up making the wrong choice in the beginning […]

Image Optimisation Improves Your SEO Ranking

Image Optimisation Improves Your SEO Ranking - HITS

In Google’s ever-changing algorithm, site speed is a crucial factor. The search giant measures page speed to determine the quality of your website. Page speed is a factor in SEO, but it’s also relevant to user experience. Pages that take longer to load often have higher bounce rates and lower average time on page. Longer […]

The Importance of Updating WordPress Regularly

The Importance of Updating WordPress Regularly - HITS

At HITS, we offer free WordPress updates to all our client websites throughout the year. As a result, all of our sites are fully backed up and updated daily, and thus, secure and easy to scale over time. WordPress is open source software with a massive community of contributors working tirelessly to improve it. This […]

Is WordPress A Secure Platform/CMS?

Is WordPress A Secure Platform/CMS? - HITS

WordPress has been around for a long time and is extremely popular, powering almost 30% of the web. Consequently, when a vulnerability or successful attack on a prominent website becomes big news – WordPress can become the scapegoat. At HITS, we feel this can result in WordPress being given an unfair reputation for poor security. […]

Is Your Business & Website Ready For GDPR?

Is Your Business & Website Ready For GDPR? - HITS

Here at HITS, we like to keep a close eye on any forthcoming regulations that will impact our clients. The latest development to be aware of is GDPR, also known as the General Data Protection Regulation. It will become enforceable from 25th May 2018. This regulation will dictate the procedures for the control of personal […]