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Websites Under Attack

We’re under attack!

Recently, the servers that host https://coughlin.co and most of our clients’ websites were taken offline for an extended period of time. For the first few minutes everyone seemed uneasy, but also expectant that this would be the typical internet hiccup that we commonly experience. However, the servers were not accessible for quite some time.

Though the outage was frustrating, to say the least, we are thankful to have a hosting company (8Dweb.com) that has backups, firewalls and per-site protection that kept our individual sites safe. Though the servers were fine, the data center managed by InfoRelay was totally unreachable. The cause? A massive DDoS attack on the data center.

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A Study in Recruiting

Lessons in Recruitment ImageYou have a great business that you want to fill with exceptional employees; but if they never hear that you have a place for them, you both lose. Recently, our company engaged in two recruiting campaigns for positions in our Lowville office. Following are some of the insights we gained along the way.

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Why do the colors on my screen look so different when printed?

inkback3 Have you ever wondered why the brochure you designed on your computer looks so different when it comes out of the printer? Or perhaps you've noticed the letterhead you printed on your copier looks different than the letterhead you received from Coughlin? You've probably wondered, "Why doesn't this look the same?"

This simple introduction is not designed to cover all the technical details of color output, but to help you understand why some outputs look different and what you can do to minimize this frustration.

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