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6 Ways Businesses Are Ranked in Local Search

We know in order to survive and be competitive that our business needs to rank high in the search results, especially for local searches, but do you know how search engines choose which businesses appear where? Search engines assume that all search have a local...

5 Steps to Avoiding the Dangers of Unlicensed Website Photos

One of the main features of a blog is the photos featured with each post. While it may seem easy enough to search the web for relevant images, copy those images into your post, and cite your source, unfortunately that practice can get you and your blog into trouble....

The 3 Best Social Media Practices

Having a presence on social media is a great way to showcase a business and establish a brand among users and customers. Many are familiar with personal social media accounts, but including social media, as part of a business model requires some intentional practices....

The Worst Social Media Practices

Social media is a great way to represent your business and brand on the Internet. While creating a page and updating isn’t too difficult, it’s important to understand how to be professional within the platform. There are five common areas where some of the worst...

Teach, Learn, and Make with Raspberry Pi

The Raspberry Pi is a tiny and affordable computer that you can use to learn programming through fun, practical projects. The Raspberry Pi is a low cost, credit-card sized computer that plugs into a computer monitor or TV, and uses a standard keyboard and mouse. It is...

5 Budget Laptop Deals

In the market for a new laptop, but don't have a lot to spend? Here's the 5 most popular budget laptops on Amazon.

Top 5 Laptop Deals

In the market for a new laptop? Here's the 5 most popular laptops on Amazon.  

The Best Tech Gifts for 2015 Holiday Season

How do you make sure that after all the holiday spirit has gone away that you techie will still think your tech gifts are cool? Select one or more tech gifts from our list of the 20 most popular tech items at Amazon. We have had to purchase a few of these ourselves as...

Linux: CLI Bandwidth Speedtest

There are several graphical websites which you can use to test your speed to the Internet, however at times we need to perform this test from the command line interface (CLI). In our environment this includes testing from our servers which do not have a graphical user...

Linux: Redirect Root Email

Many system services and automated jobs (cron) are setup to send notifications the root email account for the server by default. If you need a way to quickly capture the root email and redirect them to another account, the quick steps below will get this taken care...

Redirect root email in Sentora

After switching over the PinkTie Technology Group servers to Sentora I noticed that system email notifications from cron jobs and various other utilities we have installed were not being delivered. A quick check of the mail queue (mailq) on one of the servers showed...

Sentora Transfer Domain Module Fix

After setting up a few domains in Sentora I realized I needed to add a couple to a sub-account, there was not the option for changing the owner directly in the control panel. A quick search of the community forums at Sentora turned up an add-on module called Transfer...