Articles by:
Anna DiTommaso

Founder of Creative80, Anna DiTommaso built the company from the ground up and believes that the key to her success has been cultivating real, meaningful relationships with clients. Anna has appeared in articles on Lifehack, Mashable, Ragan, CEO blog nation, and Business News Daily.

What Is Mixed Content and Why Does It Matter?

What Is Mixed Content and Why Does It Matter?

We were recently working on a website created by another agency when we noticed that the “Secure” lock icon wasn’t displaying in the browser’s URL field. The site definitely had an SSL certificate installed, and was loading over HTTPS. So why wasn’t the “Secure” message showing? Mixed content turned out to be the culprit. As it happens, websites that have SSL certificates installed often do display a mixed content error message. When mixed content errors are present, the “Secure” padlock won’t display. This article will explain why that happens and how to fix it.

How to Reach Your Target Audience

How to Reach Your Target Audience

So you have a general idea of who your perfect customer is, but are still struggling to reach them. You know your product or service would greatly benefit them, and just need to somehow get the point across. Here’s how.

How to Find a Web Designer that Really Cares

How to Find a Web Designer that Really Cares

We’ve all been there.
 
We’ve all dealt with the pushy salesperson who tried to convince you that you really needed something. They come in all forms; mechanics, landlords, car salesmen, and even doctors. Do these people really care about you, or are they simply trying to milk you for every dollar you’re worth?

How to Build an Online Presence without Blowing Your Budget

How to Build an Online Presence without Blowing Your Budget

There is a vicious cycle that several small businesses fall into. They need advertising to gain customers (and money), but they need money to pay for that advertising. Luckily, online tools are now available. Allowing small businesses to step away from traditional forms of marketing and advertising. In fact, companies that build an online presence often see more reward than those who pay big bucks to target larger, less specific audiences. What can you do to build your professional presence online without breaking the bank? The majority of advice that follows is 100% free.

Why Does a Website Say “Not Secure”?

Why Does a Website Say “Not Secure”?

You may have noticed that your browser now marks certain websites as “not secure”. Why? Are those sites dangerous? Are they compromised? Should you stay off of them? Maybe you’re wondering why your own website is showing the “not secure message”. Why does a website say “not secure”? The reason is actually pretty straight forward. Still, it can be hard to find simple explanations of why certain sites display that message. The goal of this article is to explain that to you in the easiest way possible.