Your website is under attack

I’m not being dramatic here.  Your website is under attack constantly.  Last week we saw hackers take advantage of two separate customers and these exploited sites resulted in service outages for many of our clients. Just like millions of other websites around the world, hackers are scanning your site for ways in to manipulate your site’s […]

Preferred email settings

If you are having issues with email, the first step is to check your settings. Here are our recommended settings for our shared hosting customers.  Secure SSL/TLS Settings (Recommended) Username: Full email address Password: Use the email account’s password. Incoming Server: host.optimusmedia.com IMAP Port: 993 or POP3 Port: 995 Outgoing Server: host.optimusmedia.com SMTP Port: 465 Authentication […]

Server Upgrades Complete

We have completed our hardware and software upgrades this weekend. All data and email has been transferred successfully and all systems are performing great. In other words, you should see your website load noticeably faster. A server migration of this size invariably has a few issues. Here are some you may be experiencing and how to handle them.  “Error establishing a database connection” […]

Confession: “I hate (some) email.”

Years ago I followed a tip from Tim Ferriss’ book, the Four Hour Work Week, that gave me 10 hours of my life back. Every week. The tip? Check email only twice a day. If you are not doing it, I recommend it. Tim (and others) had sold me on the evils of email and […]

Guest Bloggers Wanted

I’ve had 2 conversations – just this week – about people guest blogging here at Optimus Media.  Both had great looking sites and I found what both were doing to be very interesting.  I thought, why not share some of that with you? So, I’m going to allow guest bloggers from time to time.  Watch […]

Are you good enough to go to Heaven?

In my email signature is a line that says, “Are you good enough to go to Heaven?”  For the answer to this question, please watch the video below. Want more information. Check out Save Yourself Some Pain. Got questions like, What happens when I die? Will I go to Heaven when I die? Am I […]

The New and Improved OptimusMedia.com

Our new site is up and running!  We would love to hear your thoughts and suggestions, if you have any. Just let us know in the comments area. Thanks! Ron