eCreations Rewards Kindness as a Revolutionary Act

eCreations Rewards Kindness as a Revolutionary Act

Company Awards Web Services Grants to Two Phoenix Non-Profit Organizations Phoenix, AZ – June 8, 2017–  eCreations, a Phoenix-based web services company, announced today that it has awarded two web services grants to local non-profit organizations to help increase awareness of their cause and boost funding sources through a comprehensive digital strategy and/or web development […]

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Know Thy Role

Why graphic designers don’t always make the best web designers & often times, don’t know how to actually develop a custom website. In addition to our in-house graphic designers who have a niche for digital production, we also work with freelance graphic designers on a regular basis and have the utmost respect for their talents. […]

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eCreations Earns 2016 Constant Contact Solution Provider All Star Award

Phoenix, AZ — 3/16/2017 – eCreations, a full-service digital agency, has been named a 2016 Solution Provider All Star Award winner by Constant Contact, part of the Endurance International Group, Inc.’s (Nasdaq: EIGI) family of brands and the trusted marketing advisor to hundreds of thousands of small organizations worldwide. The annual award recognizes the most successful 10 […]

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A Must-Have WordPress Plugin by eCreations – Checkout Address Autocomplete for WooCommerce

If you have a WordPress site that uses WooCommerce, eCreations just developed a free, simple, must-have, no-brainer plugin that makes the checkout process just a bit easier for your customers! The result?  Reduced cart abandonment and increased sales! The Checkout Address Autocomplete for WooCommerce WordPress plugin will hook into the WooCommerce checkout page to add […]

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ICANN’s New Transfer Policy

On December 1, 2016, ICANN will be implementing a new transfer policy that will be imposed on all registrars. Currently, the transfer policy only covers domain transfers between registrars. The new transfer policy will cover the process of changing ownership of the domain from one registrant to another. How will the new transfer policy work? […]

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The Most Comprehensive Article on Website Security & Security Certificates

Roughly 60% of the world’s top 500,000 websites are insecure and vulnerable, according to ongoing SSL Pulse research. It’s a jaw-dropping number; but what’s even more stunning is the fact the percentage of technically unsafe websites is likely even larger if you look at the internet’s top-million most popular websites. cIf the answer is no, […]

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To Rent or Not To Rent My Website: That is the Question

Phoenix, AZ – December 7, 2015 – This is a question business owners should be asking themselves when deciding how to update or create a new website. Most people may not even realize the website they are creating using one of the popular website builder tools for free, like Wix or SquareSpace, is not truly […]

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11 Tips to Picking a Good Domain Name

A consistent question for new business owners and the most common misperception that persists even three years after it has been rendered irrelevant by Google is “Should I pick an SEO name for my web address?” Some call those “Exact Match Domains” other call them SEO domain names, but after a Google update in 2012 […]

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Is SEO worth my time and money?

It’s a confusing topic with the tangibility of a voodoo spell.  What does it take to really make it worth the effort? We use search engines to find what we want on the Internet, so the common perception is that our product or service needs to be found on Google or we can’t sell anything. […]

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9 Indicators that it is Time for a New Website

  Unfortunately, beauty is in the eye of the beholder and art is subjective. So opinions will vary as to whether or not your site “looks good” or not. However, if you move beyond the subjective aspect of the website appearance there are some pretty clear industry standards for what is functional, modern and best […]

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What is a Responsive Web Design / Part 2

Accessing the Internet via a phone has now surpassed any other method. On average, US adults spend 34 hours per month accessing the Internet via their phone compared to 27 hours a month through a PC.  80% of online adults own a smartphone in the US. As the method of accessing the Internet shifts to […]

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Google Chrome Problem

If you are using the latest Chrome version 44 it can cause sites to forcefully load over httpS if the website checks for HTTPS headers.   Depending on how sites are written, they may depend on the browser to tell the website, that the user is accessing the website over HTTPS. Chrome’s latest version is […]

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Is buying reviews an ethical business practice?

As soon as you throw around words like “Ethical”, I get ready for a lecture on morality and religion.   That is not the intent of this article. However I will provide you with a sliding scale and you can impose your own sense of ethics and morality to determine which end of that scale […]

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Why should I care about Facebook?

Should I care about Facebook?  Brad Haws / eCreations   /  June 2015 The business relationship with Facebook is like the restaurant that everybody you know says you should go there and when you do, you ask yourself am you’re missing something here because you just don’t see the attraction. Maybe you ordered the wrong food; […]

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How Do I Find a Great Web Development Company?

A company’s website is a critical part of an overall marketing plan.  Choosing the right web company as your partner is equally critical and can greatly improve your return on investment (ROI).  A good website can enhance revenue streams while conversely; a “not so good” website can actually drive traffic away from your business.  As […]

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Google Preps for Algorithm Change

Google Algorithm Change: website owners should consider mobile. Recently, Google basically sent a shot across everyone’s bow for mobile-friendly adoption, and it’s going to have an impact on organic search results, just as their recent major algorithm updates, including “Penguin” and “Panda.” “Starting April 21, we will be expanding our use of mobile-friendliness as a ranking signal. […]

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#3 of 10 Best Web Design Companies

BestWebFirms.com recently named eCreations as one of the best web design companies in the country for February, 2015. BestWebFirms.com, the #1 source for rankings and reviews of the best web design companies, is committed to helping business leaders like you find and connect with the best of the best web design firms. Ranking order is based […]

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Java Script Single Page Applications

Once upon a time, the web was a place for content — research data, personal websites, encyclopedias and references. Since then it has become a repository for the world’s entertainment, communication, transaction, and wealth of knowledge. Every business has a web presence, everybody has accounts on half a dozen social networks, and if you don’t […]

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Responsive Web Design

It’s no secret that people these days seem to be glued to their mobile phones or tablets. Mobile sales and internet usage has exceeded that of desktops over the past few years. Many sites today are seeing 25-30 percent of their traffic come from mobile devices. Having a responsive, fluid layout (according to device width), […]

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They are Doing What Now?

Technology is great, especially wireless technology. RFID, NFC, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, etc, all allow the transmission of data without the need for cables. When at the register, ready to pay, I take my phone out, enter my pin into Google Wallet, and swipe my phone on the card terminal. I just paid for my groceries without […]

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Is Your Online Presence Ever Really Safe?

Sam is an online guru. He is cognizant of the links he clicks on, and the emails he opens, and his passwords are complicated to the point of tedium. Even his Facebook profile has been tweaked to ensure the highest level of privacy. He is confident that his digital identity is under lock and key. […]

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Improving WordPress Security

Blogs, commonly WordPress sites, are targets for online hackers. Hackers target blogs for many reasons such as infecting visitors, collecting information (physical location, passwords, favorite places) for identity theft, or to purposely take up server resources to take the blog down. In order to gain access, and achieve their goal, hackers need to log into […]

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SQL Injection

SQL (often pronounced as sequel) stands for Structured Query Language and is one of the most commonly known programming languages. It is used as an interface for exchanging information between a person or program and a database, which is often known asquerying. It is also one of the easiest programming languages to understand, as it […]

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Can you remain anonymous online?

Remaining anonymous online isn’t just for people with things to hide. Normal citizens have become concerned with unwarranted intrusions into their private lives. Organizations like the NSA have arguably taken powers they weren’t entitled to and collected meta-data on United States Citizens. People should be concerned about these mounting threats to their freedom, but these threats are not going to keep […]

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Hashing and Salting: How Secure Websites Store Your Password

  Hashing Did you ever write a secret, “coded” message? Speak in Pig Latin? Swap “A” with “1″, “B” with “2″? These are all different methods of encryption – and whether it’s ROT-13 (A = M, B = N, C = O, …) or super-secret wartime ciphers — the idea is that you use a key (think Little Orphan […]

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Social Networking: Are you safe?

This question is often overlooked and is one that social network users should be asking themselves more often. Social networks are here to stay, and while they have many beneficial qualities there are some legitimate safety concerns that their users should be aware of. Many of these safety concerns are linked to a piece of […]

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Keep Safe with Strong Passwords

Internet security is based on the “weakest link” principle, and passwords are often times the only method of protection. Passwords are our first line of defense when trying to protect our computers, our online accounts and our data. We all know that “strong” passwords are better than “weak” passwords, but what we don’t realize is […]

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