Archive for the ‘General Moosings’ Category


FatCow Is Proud To Be Green!

August 14th, 2014

Here at FatCow we realize how important it is to live an eco-friendly lifestyle, which is why all websites hosted with us are completely powered by wind energy. In fact, for each kWh of energy used to power your website,  FatCow buys twice that amount in Renewable Energy Certificates (RECs), offsetting your site’s energy usage […]

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How do I configure Outlook?

August 11th, 2014

There are about 515 million results when you search Google for “how to have fun.” It’s safe to say that “configuring Microsoft Outlook” isn’t on any of those lists or how-to articles. Whether you are setting up a new computer at home or dealing with a hard-to-reach IT department, chances are you’ll eventually find yourself […]

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Getting Started With FTP Settings

August 4th, 2014

Maybe you haven’t had to bother with FTP settings yet. And you just want someone to tell you what the heck they’re about. Or maybe you’re reading this with an FTP program open in another window of your computer – so you need to learn about its magic, pronto. Here’s what it’s about: An FTP […]

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Solving Common Password Woes

July 28th, 2014

If you’re looking to change your password, keep in mind that FatCow places the security of your account above all else. We provide options for setting a secure password, retrieving a lost password and establishing a security question. If you adhere to these requirements, you’ll have a strong password and your account will be more […]

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What does Retina Display Mean for Web Design?

November 4th, 2013

There has been a lot of talk about Retina displays in the web design community recently, but what does it all mean. Here is a brief summary: The Good: We can now see Robert Pattinson or Mila Kunis in all their glory. The Bad: Those who don’t change their approach to web design risk being […]

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How to Create a Web Design that Builds Trust

October 21st, 2013

If Billy the Kid (the American outlaw who lived in the late 1800s) or others like him lived today they’d probably be spammers or malware spreaders instead of robbers and gunslingers. Why? The Internet is a lot like the Wild West of the 21st century. It’s a place with honest businesses, crooks, great brands and […]

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The Top 5 Benefits of a Personable Website

October 10th, 2013

If you’re a business owner planning a new website, please repeat the following phrase over and over again: “my website is not a brochure, my website is not a brochure!” Many people make this common mistake. They think a website is about having something that is shiny and attractive for people to look at and […]

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How to Add Personality to your Website

October 3rd, 2013

How can your website stand out? Well, what makes you stand out against other people? The answer to both of these questions is your personality. A website has to speak to your visitors. It should aim to convey a personal, conversational tone to keep visitors coming back. Creating copy on your website that’s personable and […]

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Why Content is the Centerpiece for Good Design

September 30th, 2013

When the Internet was first around, you could put up a webpage, post a picture of something and stick up some content. You might come back every other week or so, check on it, add a little something and then forget about it for another couple of weeks. But in today’s digital environment, fresh content […]

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6 Tips to Successful Affiliate Marketing

September 25th, 2013

Do you have a website? Would you like to use your website to earn money? If you answered yes, one option is to become an affiliate. Below are some tips on how you can get started and on your way to becoming a successful affiliate online. Join affiliate programs of products you know and trust. […]

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