Happy 4th Of July To Our American Clients

At The Ian Scott Group, we’d like to extend our best wishes for a wonderful holiday to our American clients and friends. It’s a special day for America each and every year, and we hope you all have a very safe but also very enjoyable holiday. While we are located in Canada (and celebrate the […]

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In Memoriam – Ian Colin James

It is with a great deal of sadness that I have learned of the passing of Ian Colin James, a fly fishing great, and a long time friend of mine. Ian, who was only 55 years old, suffered a massive heart attack during the night of June 28th, 2015. Although he had heart problems for […]

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Orangeville’s Founder’s Day 2015

As has been pointed out, we love working from Orangeville and enjoying all that the town and surrounding region have to offer. Throughout the warm spring, summer and autumn months, there is almost always something going on that provides entertainment, education or activities for all ages.  July 4, 2015 will be no exception with the […]

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Responsive osCommerce & Canada Post Rates (Dimensional Support)

There are a number of online e-commerce shopping carts available, and it seems the number grows frequently. osCommerce is one of the earlier carts and is based on PHP and mySQL (as many are).  There are literally thousands of installations of osCommerce around the world today and it’s often a favourite because it is open […]

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Orangeville Blues & Jazz Fest Weekend

One of the reasons we love working from Orangeville is because of the awesome festivals and events that go on in the area during the warmer months. One event that gets a lot of attention with travelers from all over North America is the Orangeville Blues & Jazz Festival. This year, the festival begins Thursday […]

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Facebook Introduces PGP Support

In an interesting and welcome (for many) move, Facebook announced today that it would be supporting PGP/GPG email encryption for emails originating from them to their users. For the vast majority of Facebook users, it might not be a big move, but for those who are interested in privacy and would like to see a […]

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Solving Mail Poet & Mandrill Problem

We have a client that has a WordPress website and who had installed a great little plugin for sending newsletters called “MailPoet.” MailPoet is pretty nifty as it’s pretty simple to create email  newsletters that are HTML based and look very professional that website owners can send out to subscribers. In addition to sending out […]

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Healthy Design, Happy SEO, Beautiful Content

Healthy, Happy, Beautiful! Case Study: Creation of a website aimed at those interested in health and increase traffic with SEO. Business Name: Healthy, Happy Beautiful Area Serviced: World Wide (English Speaking) Products & Services: Health information and content. When someone mentioned the idea of having us help to create a website that was entirely about […]

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Bing To Roll Out Mobile Friendly Algorithm

We told you back on March 23, 2015 that Google was planning a major update to their search algorithm to favour mobile friendly websites. The new algorithm rolled out on April 21st and since then, many websites that did not implement mobile friendly design elements found themselves having lost a lot of ground in Google’s […]

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Safe In A Storm – Lightning Detectors

Up until about 4 years ago, I didn’t even know that there were such things as lightning detectors. Now, I want one! It was about four years ago that I received a phone call from SkyScan Canada, who wanted some help with their website. Working with this company has been a wonderful experience and we’ve […]

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