Archive for April, 2013


3500 FREE Farm Fresh Icons

April 29th, 2013

  FatCow loves to support the web design community, and we offer a professional collection of free web icons — perfect for both PC and Mac users — free to download with a simple click. Over the years, we’ve dedicated our efforts to keep this collection growing, and we just added 500 new icons! Like the original […]

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Incorporating Branding on your Google+ Page

April 26th, 2013

Google+ is proving to be a great social media channel for small businesses looking to interact with the community and engage with their customers. Here are some tips on how make the Google+ page for your business get noticed. First things first, you’ll need to get your Google+ page verified by Google. Once your page […]

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Is a $100 Affiliate Commission too good to be true?

April 20th, 2013

You may have asked yourself, “how can FatCow pay a $100 commission when they sometimes go on sale for less than half that?” No, it’s not a scam– we really do pay hundreds of affiliates $100 a piece each month for each new customer that they send to us. Furthermore, there’s no limit for how […]

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It's a "cow-incidence" how much we love this customer's site!

April 15th, 2013

Introducing Kelly! Kelly’s a long time FatCow customer, and with an online shop named Cow & the Moon Paper Co., we think she’s a moooovelous addition to the herd! Cow bells aside, Kelly uses her website to sell personality packed greeting cards to individuals and small business retailers. With the help of Facebook and Twitter, […]

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WordPress "Brute Force" Attack and FatCow's Response

April 12th, 2013

As you may know, Tuesday, a widespread “brute force” attack against WordPress sites started impacting sites across the internet. This attack is leveraging a botnet which looks to have more than one hundred thousand different computers at its disposal. Its intent is very simple: to find and compromise WordPress sites with simple passwords, to likely later use them to distribute malware (and […]

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update on wordpress brute-force attack

April 10th, 2013

Update 4/11/13 at 6:30pm EST: At this time we are still working to fight against the brute-force attacks on WordPress sites. We want to clarify that this is not an issue exclusive to our hosting platform or even vDeck. The hackers have targeted WordPress sites hosted across a multitude of brands, and we are working […]

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Having a "blast" with FatCow!

April 8th, 2013

Performing a “Hadoken” is the newest internet meme that has taken off around the world, claiming the virtual throne from last month’s Harlem Shake videos. This meme, originating in Japan, is based on a fighting move from the video game “Street Fighter.” To create a typical “Hadoken” style picture, take an “action shot” of one […]

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Turn your site visitors into customers

April 3rd, 2013

A goal of any website owner should be to always work on attracting more traffic to their site, and in turn, converting those visitors into customers. To do so, you’ll need to first work on capturing visitor attention quickly and efficiently. Ask yourself, can site visitors find what they’re looking for within 10 to 20 […]

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