Entries by Keith Hickman

Setup a Trash folder in Horde Webmail

If you are using Horde Webmail to delete mail on the server, these are the steps you will need to take before you can remove mail entirely.  By default, Horde does not come with a “Trash” folder so this must be created before you are allowed to delete mail. 1) Login and click on “New […]

New Spam Blocker Installed

We have just installed a new layer of spam protection for our hosting customers.  Welcome to MagicSpam. MagicSpam is not a filter but integrates with the mail server and works on the edge or the SMTP layer to reject spam before it enters the server. It is also configured to help stop Trojans and bots […]

Custom Web Design Process for SiteBuilder CMS

  This is an overview of our SiteBuilder Content Management System (CMS) web design process. This is only for customers that want a full custom or highly modified Website built out on our SiteBuilder CMS Platform. Initial Consultation/Pre Service Agreement: 1. Discuss customers business goals and objectives for the website. 2. Receive requirements document/email from customer. 3. […]

Why Are Google Search Results Different?

Why are Google search results different from computer to computer?  This is a fairly common questions that that comes up concerning Google search for specific keyword phrase rankings. A few years back, if I looked at a search engine result page (SERP) on my computer and you looked at yours, the results would be the same. […]

Top 10 Most Commonly Asked SEO Questions

The following is a list of the top question we typically receive from our customers, potential customers and interested parties. #1 Q. How long will it take to get my site listed in Google’s natural or “Organic” listings? A. This depends on many factors. Be aware that getting “listed” and getting good positioning in the […]

Customer Spotlight – sfsalt.com

The San Francisco Salt Company, (sfsalt.com) has come a long way since they developed their first site with us in 2002. The founder, Lee Williamson, would balance long work days and in turn, tool long soaks in the tub each night. Feeling fresh and invigorated each morning he decided to spread the word of the […]

SEO Testimonial – A Customer’s Story

The following text is an exert from a letter forwarded to us by one of our clients. His letter was written in response to a potential client’s request for information about AWSP’s Search Engine Marketing Campaigns. Yes, they did become our client as well! Dear Sir or Madam, Keith Hickman from AWSP provided your e-mail […]

Domain Email Troubleshooting Checklist

Email is one of the most common business tools we use and is often taken for granted. However, if it goes down, you immediately realize how hard it is to function without it. Luckily, most email issues are easy to fix and actually exist at the mail client on your local computer, not the server. […]

What is a Search Engine Friendly Web Site?

What is a Search Engine Friendly Website Design? We are often asked, what does “search engine friendly design” mean? It is essentially a website that is designed with no barriers that would block or reduce the effectiveness of the search engine bots (automated programs) from spidering or collecting important information from a Website and writing […]