Email vs Social Media

Email vs Social Media

Over recent years there have been a number of studies carried out to assess the difference in performance of email marketing compared to social media. The general conclusion to date (2016) is that Email marketing is still acknowledged as one of the most effective and low cost marketing tools, especially in business to business (b2b)…

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Another important WordPress security update

Another year and another important security update that you need to install if you are using WordPress on your website. WordPress 4.4.1 is now available. This is a security release that fixes a problem that leaves websites vulnerable to “Cross site scripting” (XSS) attacks. As is usual for a security release, WordPress strongly encourage you…

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Happy New Year !

Happy New Year !

Hope you had a great Christmas. Getting back into the swing of things now after the break and finally caught up on my emails – there was so much rubbish and SPAM emails in my inbox. Looking forward to another year and a little less rain if possible – plays havoc with the golf. Best…

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Phishing Scam Warning

Phishing Scam Warning

Domain registrar’s are today (3rd November 2015) warning of a large scale phishing email scam targeted at a large number of them. Just to clarify, “domain registrars” are the companies where you get your website domain name (e.g. mydomain.co.uk) from. The Phishing scam comprises of emails commonly using a subject line like “Domain [xyz] Suspension…

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Another WordPress security update

Another WordPress security update

WordPress 4.3.1 Security and Maintenance Release. WordPress 4.3.1 was released on the 15th September 2015. This is a security release for all previous versions and WordPress strongly encourage you to update your sites immediately. This important release addresses three issues, including two cross-site scripting vulnerabilities and a potential privilege escalation that could be used to compromise your website….

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Scalar Enterprises turns 6

Scalar Enterprises turns 6

Good old LinkedIn – it reminded me the other day that Scalar Enterprises had reached it’s 6th anniversary ! Time has passed quite quickly since I started the business in 2009 and it has been an interesting journey so far. All businesses have their ups and downs but generally it has been a positive experience…

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