Archive for the ‘Small Business’ Category


How and Why to Use Akamai on FatCow

February 20th, 2015

Tweet How and Why to Use Akamai on FatCow We’ve hired brilliant geeks to set-up, optimize and maintain our servers in Boston. We know speed is vitally important to the success of any site. That’s why we supplement our brilliant geeks with optional Akamai edge server caching. We know what you’re thinking: Akamai what? Edge […]

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How to Use Sitelock and SSL with FatCow

January 20th, 2015

Tweet     Every website has a reputation. It is a combination of search engine optimization and your standing with anti-spam services. If you don’t keep things tidy, you may be blacklisted. That’s why FatCow offers SiteLock Reputation Management. SiteLock Reputation Protection Your reputation will continually improve as long as you keep secure and free […]

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FatCow’s Free Resources

December 11th, 2014

Tweet Buying website hosting is daunting if you have never done it before. But if you have a website, particularly if you are setting the site up yourself, you will need to buy hosting. It is not an optional extra. Luckily there is FatCow. FatCow does things differently than other website hosting companies. For a […]

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Adding Your Exchange Account to Your Apple Device

December 2nd, 2014

Tweet Microsoft and Apple are usually only mentioned in the same sentence as alternatives to one another. But with FatCow’s Mail Central, these two lifelong competitors are combined to make your life easier.  You should know that while Exchange should sync reliably, there are a few limitations. The most important one is that all of your existing contact and […]

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Use Google Apps with FatCow

November 12th, 2014

Tweet Google Apps for Business is a comprehensive suite of office software, and you can integrate it with your FatCow account. It includes email, calendars, storage and more. Here’s how to get a Google Apps account set up, as well as how to connect it to your FatCow account: You can check out the Google […]

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Going on Vacation? Create an Email Autoresponder

October 28th, 2014

Tweet Email is a major part of any productive workflow. That’s why we proudly provide a robust email interface at MailCentral in your FatCow Control Panel. But productive people need to have a handle on how to stay productive, and that often means scheduling some downtime. Some people prefer to keep receiving and responding to their email even when they’re […]

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How do I configure Outlook?

August 11th, 2014

Tweet 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 […]

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5 Calls to Action to Use on Your Website

July 16th, 2014

Tweet A great website drives engagement with a call to action, which is a clear and direct suggestion that the visitor do something. The best calls to action offer to trade useful information or tools for the visitor’s future attention. Fat Cow’s Marketing Services packages can help you set up a boldly designed presentation. But […]

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Changes In Google Authorship Faces

July 14th, 2014

Tweet Authorship Faces will no longer appear in search results for logged out users. This used to be a great way to connect your face or your business brand to search results. But it’s not the end of the world. What We Lose Along With Authorship Faces Prior to the June changes, your Google+ profile […]

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How Long Should it Take to Get a Good Logo?

July 11th, 2014

Tweet A good logo has to convey your company values, your product’s purpose and a recognizable image. That’s a tall order, and most companies will want to seek a designer with…design experience. Any designer with experience will be able to answer how long it should take to get a good logo. But it helps to […]

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