Offsite Backups: Does Your Small Business Do This?

A day cannot go by without hearing about another new virus, malware, ransomware, cyber attack or some mischievous action that compromises business and personal systems. There are countless online reports that tally and analyse these data in a variety of manners. It can be truly mind boggling and scary to read about all the threats we need to constantly defend. …

Comstar Has a New Website!

All of us at Comstar are excited to announce the launch of our brand new website! Besides a new eye-catching layout, we have added videos and some cool photos to our pages. We have streamlined some pages and added more services to others. In particular, we are proud of our expanded portfolio. Examples are grouped together based on industry and …

Comstar’s “Boutique” Hosting Can Sometimes Mean Special Attention

Since we have been in the web hosting business for two decades, we have seen our share of changes in the industry. The challenges of keeping our technology platforms and hardware capable of serving up websites, email and databases can be many-fold, especially since some of our oldest websites can only be hosted on unsupported and out-dated systems that are …

5 tips to improve your websites Call-to-action

Use direct and clear language. It’s important to know that passive calls-to-action will get you low clicks and low results. Remember, your call to action should incorporate a powerful action of words. Tell what you want your website visitor to do. Verbs are specifically helpful when addressing actions you want your visitor to do. Calls-to-action or CTA’s should be written …

Comstar’s Advanced Spam/Virus Filter

In today’s virus-laden and prolific spamming environment, email filtering has become a necessity. A good, reliable, filtering system is needed to reduce the clutter so that you can spend your time reading the email you want, rather than the bulk that you do not. Comstar ‘s Advanced email filtering provides an individually configurable message center. This means that you can …

Online Contact Forms Can Spell L-E-A-D-S or S-P-A-M (or even S-C-A-M)

One of the best means of getting leads from your website is an online form that can be completed by visitors who want to take you up on what your website offers or find out more about your business. As lead generation goes, those that come from a well-conceived online form are typically pretty solid, providing the information your sales …

Professional Website Design – Programming Your Website

This is the part of the process that can make all the difference in not only how your website looks, but how it functions. Assembly After you approve the prototype, your web project moves into the assembly phase, where the web space and database is first created on our development server. During assembly the prototype illustration is programmed as the …

Online Marketing: What You Need to Know to Start

A good website will work for you, presenting your image and marketing message to potential customers. An effective website will enhance your marketing strategy and be of benefit to your company’s growth and operation. Regardless of how simple or complex your needs, Comstar works with you to define an internet marketing strategy that integrates with your total marketing efforts. Developing …