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Opt-e-Web and Legend Web Solutions

Posted on: March 30th, 2017 by Opt-E Web | in News & Press No Comments

Wayyy back in 2015 we were acquired by Legend Web Solutions, a local Salem, Oregon web & mobile app development company!

LEGEND WEB SOLUTIONS gives you access to a dedicated development team who can:

Automate your processes using software
Connect your existing systems together, or with a new system
Digitize your paper systems
Develop that mobile app you’ve been dreaming about
Create …

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Is your website secure? Why Google is directing users away from websites not using HTTPS

Posted on: March 16th, 2017 by Kyle Rose | in News & Press, SEO and Marketing No Comments

When we talk about optimizing a website and all the different SEO techniques available, people usually think about four or five big items they can do for their website. From having great content and the right short tail and long tail keywords to getting backlinks and optimizing your Google My Business page. One small tweak …

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Great News!!

Posted on: May 8th, 2015 by Scott Mills | in Blog, Design, News & Press No Comments

Opt(e)web is excited to announce that they are bringing on a new partner and owner Darren Marshall working along side Scott Mills.  He comes with a wealth of knowledge specializing in the combination of design and technology and is able bring web business applications into our services.
With the increase in technology and how people are accessing information, …

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Websites – Keeping upto Date With Trends

Posted on: April 18th, 2015 by Scott Mills | in News & Press 4 Comments

I don’t think business professionals/owners know just how important their website is for business and its growth.  Your website is the virtual storefront for your business.  Whether you are selling Halloween costumes for Fido or tires for your vehicle, your website should be relevant and current with today’s trends. If you have a site that …

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Your IT Nightmares

Posted on: July 21st, 2014 by Scott Mills | in News & Press No Comments

This week’s topic is going to cover a very touchy subject with some and a nightmare to others. It is something that we have all lost sleep over either when we are in the process of dealing with it or dreading it when it does happen to us. And that my friends is an IT …

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Attitude

Posted on: June 19th, 2014 by Scott Mills | in News & Press No Comments

I was at a “Corporate Coffee” networking meeting this morning. Our speaker, Art Bobrowitz with Compass Rose Consulting Inc, gave a very inspiring speech about business and attitude.  To keep it brief, it all revolves around the “Attitude Indicator”  and foundation thinking:
My Attitude
“Is the way I am thinking and behaving today helping me to position …

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Passwords

Posted on: June 19th, 2014 by Scott Mills | in News & Press No Comments

This week’s topic is going to cover passwords and authentication credentials. We all know that in our daily tasks at work, we have to remember and keep a lot of different passwords. They all have their own requirements and specifications, such as a minimum of 16 characters, 4 have to be special characters, and so …

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Warning about Heartbleed

Posted on: April 11th, 2014 by Scott Mills | in Blog, News & Press No Comments

Heartbleed is a weakness in the SSL certificates for secure websites.  It has actually been patched in the latest release of OpenDNS.
It is Opt e Web’s recommendation that you change your password on any financial institution sites, primary email accounts and any other business critical websites that may have been exploited by this weakness in …

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Community Support

Posted on: December 19th, 2013 by Scott Mills | in News & Press No Comments

As a Salem/Keizer business owner, it is important to me to be able to give back to the community.  For those of you that know me, I have always been an advocate to fundraising to help charities with their missions.  Although it is not always possible to donate to every charity, it is important to …

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Is Your Office Copier Safe?

Posted on: October 28th, 2013 by Scott Mills | in News & Press No Comments

I came across this video and although it is 3 years old it has a very valid point.  Office documents are very vulnerable and when we think they are safe, guess what? They aren’t.  Since 2002 most major copy machines have hard drives installed, so it is important to have a plan when replacing your …

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