April 22, 2020: DMAnc Event. 2 hour course to teach you how to produce a podcast - the nuts and bolts and logic..
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This course helps you avoid pitfalls that other courses don’t teach you. You’ll master how to choose your host and guests so your listeners will want to share episodes and talk about the value your company provides, determine the best venue to host your podcast, the logic to setting up systems that work for everyone, as well as how to submit to all podcast services. As a bonus, at the end of this course, you’ll be able to download checklists and a set of templates for typical podcast graphics, social media sharing, service icons and more.

Beware of email domain scams.

DomainName and registration scam letterA client wrote today to verify the piece of mail he received regarding domain renewal was a scam. YES, it was. I know a lot of small business owners, and large, that fall prey to the bait and switch to domain hosting at higher prices and big messes when you want to switch back. Be so careful and know your suppliers. Make a list of who hosts your domain.

Have you ever received a letter that looks something like this? This is actually a mild example. Some companies put in LARGE letter than you may lose your domain if you don’t sign with them and dance around the blatant dishonesty with scare tactics.

You need to know who hosts your domain. You can check with a simple “whois” lookup.

You want to know who the OWNER is, the technical contact and billing contact. You need to be at least one, if not all of them. Make sure the date is current and know when it is due to renew. Then, visit your domain registrar to verify it will renew automatically. If you have private domain registration, it may not list your name. Login to the registrar and find out. If you are stuck, call them and ask for a password reset be sent to you.

If you are ever wondering if it is a legit request, you can directly call your domain registrar, or if you have a web professional who can help you, ask them to verify you are AOK.