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wordfence-logo-64x64Wordfence is a security plugin that will protect your WordPress website against hacks, cyber attacks, and online security threats. They offer both a free plugin and a $39 per year premium version. Both options continually scan your site for known malware, bad URLs, outdated themes and plugin files, backdoors and hackers, fake google bots and more. The premium version also offers country blocking, where you can choose in your account settings to block entire countries from accessing your site and login form. This is especially useful for those of you whose customers are US or US and Canada only, as all others can be manually blocked which will prevent a multitude of potential content theft, attacks and other malicious activity from those regions.

If you are a P2 Graphic Design client and would like us to add Wordfence to your website, please contact us. We encourage you to learn more by visiting the Wordfence website here.

outeredge_logo-stacked-400 We enjoyed working with Jake Terry on his new mobile-friendly WordPress website. Jake is the owner of Outer Edge CrossFit.  He opened his gym in 2009 and his passion and dedication for training and helping people reach their fitness goals is still going strong. Check out their location in Mill Creek and take a look at their new website to learn more!

Harmony Design & Build logoWe recently helped Raymond Kent on the launch of a new WordPress website for his company Harmony Design & Build. Based in Lake Stevens, WA, Harmony Design & Build is a full service contracting company, specializing in kitchen, bathroom, and major remodels. Raymond and his partners have been designing unique and innovative spaces for over 21 years. Check out their website, and take a look at their beautiful photo gallery to see all the amazing possibilities for your own home remodeling project!

Lightfoot CFO logoWe recently helped David Lightfoot launch his new mobile-friendly WordPress website. David’s background includes almost 40 years of professional financial, accounting and operational experience. He provides CFO services for small to mid-sized businesses; those that need a part-time CFO rather than a full-time 40 hour per week CFO, for companies located in Seattle and the greater Puget Sound area. To learn more, visit lightfootcfo.com.

KuteRutes-logo6We recently completed work on a professional website and logo package for our client Simply Joyful, including E-commerce set-up, packaging label design, and their new mobile-friendly website using a premium WordPress theme. Dedicated to providing quality personal care products, check out kuteroots.com to learn more about their line of natural plant-based lotions, shampoos, sea salt scrubs and more… all made with Joy!

scam company, isdn, internet domain name servicesInternet Domain Name Services, also known as iDNS, sends out letters that look like a bill for domain registration.  They send these letters to domain name owners who’s domain names are going to expire, six months or more before the actual expiration date.

While it may not be illegal, it appears their intention is to mislead domain name owners into thinking it’s a bill that must be paid in order to retain the rights to their domain name.  Except, they are not the domain name company of record.  Their intention is to prey on people don’t know who their domain registration company is.  Further, they charge $45 for one year of domain hosting!   Most reputable companies charge about $10 to $15/year for the same service.  View actual letter here.

So, if you receive a notice in the mail from iDNS that looks like a bill, scrutinize it carefully.  Most likely, it’s just another scam from iDNS.  We received two of them in the same month.  Fortunately we recognized the deception right away.  Hopefully, you will too!

robert-maxwell-travel-logoEdit2We enjoyed helping Suzie Lasher Heid with her website maintenance and updates. Suzie is the travel advisor and owner of Robert Maxwell Travel, specializing in luxury travel for families, couples, individuals and corporate executives. Her areas of expertise include luxury cruises, spa or yoga retreats, wine tours, private island and villa rentals, special event travel and so much more. Visit Robert Maxwell Travel to see some of her amazing itineraries and to plan your next customized vacation!