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The Best Holiday Email Subject Lines

You have created the perfect holiday marketing email but how do you get your customers to read it? By using an engaging subject line. Not sure how important your subject line is, consider that 47% of consumers last year said they make their decision to open marketing emails based on the content o

How to Choose a Web Designer

In today’s economy very few people will argue against the need to have an online presence to survive and grow a business. To do that a business needs a website, and not just any website; it should be engaging, info

Holiday Marketing Strategy and Planning

Is your local small business ready for the holiday season? It is expected for 2017 holiday sales to spike dramatically compared to last year. It is little late to make a big impact if you just woke up and decide to take part of this upcoming online shopping frenzy. That said you

Subdomain Takeover Through Simple Yet Serious Attack

Hackers are always finding new ways to get into your application, email or web server. Most hacking attempts are automated while fishing for known vulnerabilities such as outdated WordPress plugins, old application codes, etc... On the other hand sophisticated attacks are more one on

Social Media Etiquette for Business: Do's & Don'ts

Social media is a great new tool for businesses to engage with customers, but it can also be fraught with danger. Any business that is considering a social media campaign for brand awareness, user engagement, feedback, or any other reason needs to be careful, because the mass nature of social med

WordPress REST API Vulnerability Abused in Defacement Campaigns

Website defacement is an attack on a website that changes the visual appearance of the site or a webpage. WordPress included a fix for a severe vulnerability in its REST API two weeks ago with the release of WordPress 4.7.2. How Doe

Launched Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance eCommerce Store

eLab Communications is pleased to announce the launch of Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance online ticketing system and eCommerce store. The website features state-of-the-art system that provides a fast and smooth event&n

Digital Marketing Trends To Dominate 2017

Hot 2017 Digital Marketing Trends Businesses that want to stay relevant and focused should always be aware of the latest digital marketing trends. Online marketing trends come and go quickly. If you blink, you can often miss them. 2017 digital marketing trends are all over the place.

Battery Charger Replacement Tips

As we rely more on technology devices to manage our daily lives and business operations, the need for power source to charge and recharge our devices grow. Power banks are great options for charging small to medium devices and are available in various capacities. Laptop users depend on

1 Billion Yahoo Accounts Hacked

Yahoo stated that its security breach allowed hackers to obtain 1 billion user accounts. Information stolen may include names, email addresses, phone numbers, birthdates and security questions and answers. Yahoo said it will notify affected users, but don't wait! Our Recomme

Launched Mohr Imports, Classic and Sports Car Brokers Website

eLab Communications is pleased to announce the launch of Mohr Imports new website www.

10 Tips to Protect Yourself from Credit Card Fraud

As many of you know Target recently had a major security breach on its in store point-of-sale systems causing 40 millions customers to be at risk of identity theft and credit card fraud. While it is hard to protect y

What is Managed Web Hosting?

Inside a managed hosting environment, you will notice that the provider of the services is responsible for everything. These responsibilities include data center management, network provision, device management, operating system maintenance and application foundation and components. All of these

How Facebook Helps Grow Your Business

As a business owner adding one more thing to the endless to do lists may sound overwhelming, however if managed properly a presence on Facebook can have a great payoff.  A Facebook page for business is a free and ea

Launched Monterey.com Visitor's Guide

Monterey, CA (February 22, 2015) eLab Communications is pleased to announce the launch of Monterey Visitor's Guide of Monterey.com

eLab Communications Selected to Redesign the Noland, Hamerly, Etienne & Hoss Website

Monterey, CA (March 4, 2014) eLab Communications has been chosen by Noland, Hamerly, Etienne & Hoss, who have been recognized as 2013 U.S. Top Ranked Law Firm, to redesign their website. Noland, Hamerly, Etienne & Hoss, recognized as 2013 U.S. top ranked law firm has 14-plus att

eLab Communications Chosen by LanguageLine Solutions to Revamp User Interface for iOS Mobile App

Monterey, CA (December 18, 2013) eLab Communications user interface design team (UI/UX) has been selected by LanguageLine Solutions to revamp their iOS mobile app The Mobile Interpreter. “User interface design is the most essential piece of any mobile app design,” said Will

Google Favoring Mobile Sites in its Mobile Search Results

Google has been advocating the use of mobile-friendly website design for years, and the company has

Launched New Responsive Website for Child Empowerment International

Monterey, CA (November 13, 2013) eLab Communications is pleased to announce the launch of Child Empowerment International’s (CEI) new website

Launched Responsive Website for Fast Raft Marine Eco-Tours

Monterey, CA (October 10, 2013) eLab Communications is pleased to announce the launch of Fast Raft Marine Eco-Tours new website

Celebrated Our 12 Year Anniversary with Ribbon Cutting Ceremonies

eLab Communications recently celebrated its 12th anniversary at its headquarters in Monterey, CA. At the anniversary party Will Elkadi, President and CEO, and eLab Communications were honored with awards and ribbon cutting ceremonies from the Monterey Peninsula Chamber of Commerce, Carm

Launched Responsive Ecommerce Website for Kingmade Jerky

Monterey, CA (October 9, 2013) eLab Communications is pleased to announce the launch of Kingmade Jerky’s website

Reviewing Healthcare.gov Website Application Failure

With no real technical information furnished by President Obama when he spoke earlier this week, we have decided to research possible reasons that the website for the Affordable Care Act's federally-sponsored insurance exc

Update to Latest iTunes Showing Runtime Error R6034?

If you tried installing the latest iTunes on your Windows machine and it failed with this error message Runtime Error Message R6034, try this:Go to Control Panel > Add or Remove Programs (Windows XP) or Programs and Features (Newer Windows)Uninstall all of t

Renewal of Contract with the Pacific Grove Chamber of Commerce for 2014

Monterey, CA (January 15, 2014) eLab Communications has been awarded the renewal of the contract for web maintenance and digital media consulting services, from the Pacific Grove Chamber of Commerce. eLab Communicati

eLab Communications Named One of Constant Contact’s 2013 Solution Provider All Stars

eLab Communications Named One of Constant Contact’s 2013 Solution Provider All Stars eLab Communications recognized for achieving exemplary marketing results MONTEREY, CA — 3/11/2014 – eLab Comm

CEO, Will Elkadi as a Radio Guest at The Shag Bag Show

eLab Communications, CEO Will Elkadi featured earlier today on The Shagbag Radio Show broadcast "live" from the Del Monte Golf Course.     (function(d, s, id){var js

What is Responsive Design? Learn in Under 2 Minutes

Consumers are becoming more sophisticated about their web search and browsing patterns, they are now frequently utilizing mobile devices to find information about businesses. The result of this shift in search behavior is that 61% of

CEO, Will Elkadi TV Interview with Entravision

eLab Communications CEO, Will Elkadi discussing Google algorithm changes affecting non mobile-friendly websites on its search results. 

The Mobile Dilemma: Mobile Website or Mobile App?

As more people adopt smartphones and purchase tablets it is important to be able to present your brand on those formats. According to

Why You Need a Mobile Friendly & Responsive Website

Smartphone penetration in the US is now over 50% and of all internet users as many as 25% of them only go online via their mobile phones. So why does your website need to be mobile-friendly? Let’s look at this statistic; 74% of mobile users will leave a website if it does not load

Grow Your Business with Inbound Marketing

If you’re looking to take your business to the next level, inbound marketing might just be exactly what you need. So What is Inbound Marketing? Inbound marketing is a long-term marketing strategy used by businesses by engaging prospects

Critical Zero-Day Vulnerability in WordPress Core Engine

Unlike 3rd party vulnerable plugins, WordPress confirmed today that a critical vulnerability in its core content management engine exists. This core security  vulnerability allow hackers to conduct a remote code execution on the Web server it is being hosted on in

Stored XSS Vulnerability in Jetpack Plugin

Insecure or outdated plugins have been at the heart of numerous attacks launched at and from compromised WordPress sites. Jetpack plugin was the latest culprit due to the the discovery of stored cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability. According to a Sucuri p