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Shared Hosting vs Dedicated Server

July 14, 2019

What’s the difference between a shared server hosting and a dedicated server? It is self-evident that businesses, like people, are supposed to grow; and with growth, comes change. The need to launch or upgrade the websites can be a big challenge when choosing shared hosting vs dedicated server hosting plan. Things can become confusing because…

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Gutenberg – a whole new way to use WordPress

October 4, 2018

Depending on how involved you are in the WordPress community, you may or may not be familiar with the upcoming WordPress Gutenberg editor. This post will help you understand what Gutenberg is and how it is going to impact the WordPress development field. What is Gutenberg? Briefly, Gutenberg is the upcoming replacement to the WordPress…

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Why is Facebook Down?

July 21, 2018

Facebook and its Messenger app have been down for two days now. The outage is worldwide with some areas more affected than others. Here’s a map of the outage provided by the Outage Report. The report from the downdetector.com shows the following stats: Log in (44%)Total blackout (41%)Pictures (14%) The log in issue seems to…

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Top 5 Programming Languages Used in Web Development

December 22, 2017

When it comes to web development, there are an overwhelmingly large number of programming languages to choose from. For an up-and-coming programmer, it can be a hard decision on which language to learn first. Assuming the programmer already has a rudimentary understanding of how websites are structured (including HTML and CSS), there are a few…

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HTTP or HTTPS – The Importance of a Secure Website

September 25, 2017

It’s an ever-lingering question. Is HTTP sufficient for a website, or should site owners use HTTPS instead? Google has been pushing for all websites to migrate to HTTPS, but what is their reason for this stance? To answer these questions, we should first look at what HTTP and HTTPS are, and what separates them from…

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Save Net Neutrality!

July 12, 2017

Mitro Digital Marketing joined activists and the internet companies to defend net neutrality from a rollback of protections proposed by the Federal Communications Commission. Net neutrality is the principle that Internet service providers and governments regulating the Internet must treat all data on the Internet the same, not discriminate or charge differentially by user, content, website, platform, application, type of…

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Announcing a New Location for Mitro Digital Marketing

May 4, 2017

Mitro Digital Marketing has grown and moved to a bigger and better office. We are now located in the Sunny Plaza, 2701 N. Croatan Hwy in the Suite A. Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948. Our office hours are from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m Monday through Friday. The Outer Banks Chamber of Commerce is organizing a…

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How to Set Up Local Directories

February 3, 2017

Where is your business located? When you open a business, you consider where the ideal location is for that business. Expanding that concept to the digital world will lead you to the importance of online local directories. Local directories need to be set up and properly optimized for both Google, and for their users. Imagine…

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Marketing Your Business in the Busy Summer Season

April 13, 2016

Whether you are on the Outer Banks, or any other tourist friendly vacation destination, you have no doubt waited out another winter while making business plans for the summer. We all know that the busy season comes and goes in a flash. The flurry of activity is dizzying, and business owners are often overwhelmed with…

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Are the Google Penguins Marching?

April 7, 2016

Those of us who follow news and changes from Google to their organic search algorithm have been anticipating the Penguin update for some time. This update was supposed to roll out at the end of 2015, but has been delayed. The last Penguin update was in October of 2014, and continued the practice of investigating and…

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