Behind the Otter Creative Studio Name

Otter Creative Studio’s name concept started with a trip to Big Sur, California. About 30 miles north lies a city, Monterey, where otters live. We fell in love with the animal and the company name was born—and the rest, like they say, is history.

We had the opportunity to go back about a month ago and we decided to record a short but amazing video on our way to Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park. It is beautiful down there and if you enjoy watching this video imagine being there!

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Website Security: 5 Things You Can Do to Protect Your Website, Today

Website security is a big deal. In the past few years a myriad of major companies’ websites, servers, point-of-sale systems, and who know what else have gotten hacked left and right by groups of highly skilled individuals. Even the Italian company Team Hacking which specialized in “offensive intrusion and surveillance capabilities to governments, law enforcement agencies and corporations,” as described by Wikipedia, was recently hacked making it a concern of gigantic proportions to pretty much everyone.

The good news is that most websites out there, including ours, aren’t being targeted by these individuals. The bad news is that there is another group of hackers eager and happy to target the rest of the websites like this 15-year-old who purportedly hacked 259 company websites within a 90-day period. You read that right, a hacker of 15 years of age having fun like there was no tomorrow.

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April 21 Google Mobile Update: Don’t Panic, Take Action

On April 21st Google will begin to roll out a series of considerable algorithm updates which will change how the search engine indexes pages for mobile searches. Much has been said already, try performing a quick search on Google to realize how much convoluted hype this announcement has created. What the search engine giant is looking for to accomplish is nothing more than to improve searches that are visually compatible with our mobile devices: for most Google users it is that simple.

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