Images: Finding and using online images


Ryan Bush

Images are easier than ever to locate, download, and reuse, but the ease of access has started to raise many legal concerns about intellectual property law and the rights to ownership. Clients often go to Google or Bing to start looking for images when they begin to generate ideas for their website or products. These two search engines provide instant access to amazing images with high quality resolution which can easily be downloaded and reused. However, cutting corners is often a recipe for disaster and in the case of using images without permission the disaster can be in the form of a lawsuit for use of an image without licensing rights from the owner. Images on the internet are becoming easier to follow which allows their owners to easily track their use and location. In the past, tracking them was difficult and proving ownership was even more difficult. Today many… Read more!

Our Office has Moved!


Ryan Bush

In case you missed our office move announcement on Instagram, facebook or Twitter, it is official…the e-vos HQ has moved to James Island! Come by and check out our new digs at 109 Wappoo Creek Drive, Suite 2-B! (Call (843) 410-0050 if you need directions, but we are conveniently located on your right if you are driving down to the Crab House on the Wappoo Cut.) Our conference room is set up and ready for you to come in and discuss your cloud computing, bookkeeping and website design needs with us!

Why does WordPress get attacked by viruses?


Ryan Bush

WordPress has become one of the most popular platforms for building and managing websites because of the simplicity of the database, dashboard interface and easily interchangeable plugins. Unfortunately, the simplification of such a complex process has left consumers with a false sense of security about the inner workings of their website. In order to develop and maintain a successful WordPress site there are a few considerations a consumer should understand. The most important aspects of setting up and designing a WordPress site are the version of WordPress, the theme and the plugins which act as the foundation for the look, feel and functionality of the actual site. WordPress itself is an open source content management system, themes are program files that work to create the user interface without altering the underlying code and plugins are prepackaged bits of software that expand the functionality of the site. All three of these… Read more!

Is it time for a website redesign?


Ryan Bush

Why Should You Consider a Website Redesign? Our top 5 reasons you may need an update to your website…  Your site is difficult to navigate. Is it hard to locate information on your website? If it is difficult for you, imagine your users’ experience. An easy to navigate site engages your users and allows them to easily get the information they are looking for. Your website is not responsive. Everyone uses their smartphone to search for seemingly everything. If your website is not responsive it will not appear correctly on mobile devices. Your website looks outdated. Your website is often the first impression people have of your business—use it to present your best image. An up to date website provides instant credibility to potential customers. You website is text heavy, or filled with outdated information. People navigate the internet very quickly, and they are not likely to stay on one… Read more!

Top 5 Reasons Your Business Needs A Website


Ryan Bush

Does your business have a website? If the answer is no, these are our top 5 reasons you need one… 1. Your website is always available (even when you are not).Your website is available 24 hours per day, 7 days a week. A website allows potential customers to research you even in off hours, and a contact page gives them the ability to request additional information at any time. 2. A website address is often easier to remember than a phone number or physical address. A website gives potential customers the easiest way possible to find you. 3. Establish your business as a resource. If you have a product, or offer a service, the content on your website can help establish your business as an authority. 4. Everyone expects your business to have a website. The internet is often the first place people go to find information. Without a web presence your business… Read more!