Become a Bandwidth Master with Your Own Subdomain CDN

Back when my company was paying out three times our monthly plan allowance in bandwidth overage fees to Volusion, I wrote a guide to offloading content to Amazon's Cloudfront CDN. While this method has saved e-commerce store owners a ton of money, there is still more to be done to cut costs and give your site a truly professional touch. Let's break free and make our very own subdomain CDN! Note about HTTPS Before we start, you should know that CloudFront doesn't support CNAMEs with HTTPS. More … [Read more...]

4 Steps to Prevent Data Loss at Your Small Business

Your small business probably has a lot of important, perhaps even irreplaceable digital information. Think of everything you, your employees, your suppliers, and your customers interact with every day - trivial things from your digital letterhead or to critical accounting database files. Or maybe you have an e-commerce store with 5,000 product images that you've paid a professional photographer for. Unless you've taken the proper precautions, you're only one power outage or hard drive failure … [Read more...]