Readers’ Choice Awards: How We Help Our Clients Succeed

Readers’ Choice Awards: How We Help Our Clients Succeed

Our team of Spyders had a great deal of luck this year helping our awesome local clients gain a bit of extra recognition. In our local city of Eugene, OR, there is a yearly contest called the Register-Guard’s Readers’ Choice Awards. Businesses are nominated in one or more categories during phase one. Then, the Top 5 nominated businesses move on to phase 2: the voting phase. Once voting is over, the Top 3 businesses are announced as the winners. Your business can gain a lot of exposure if you are nominated, and even more so if you “win”.

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Free Halloween Graphics

Free Halloween Graphics

All of us at UplinkSpyder are wishing you a fun and safe Halloween! We are celebrating it in the best way we know how: FREE Halloween graphics! Wish your friends, family, and customers a Happy Halloween by posting one (or all!) of these graphics to your Facebook wall, and/or other social media! (more…)

Cyber Attacks? Avoid Them with Password Security

Cyber Attacks? Avoid Them with Password Security

Sometimes things don’t go as planned. My morning, for instance. Better late than never. My Friday was kind of crazy, too. There was a cyber attack, caused by an issue with password security, that crippled major websites like PayPal, Amazon, Twitter, Pinterest, Etsy, CNN, Netflix and more. It was the first attack of it’s kind and it will likely happen again. For us, we had to monitor the ability for some of our clients to accept payments. (more…)

10 Crucial Elements Every Website Should Have

10 Crucial Elements Every Website Should Have

I’ve personally been involved in website development since 2001. It’s remarkable how different making a website is today from even 3 years ago. The tools available to us that really help your website shine, what search engines care about, and of course the proliferation of mobile devices has dramatically changed the landscape. (more…)