Learning Center

These articles exist to provide you with domain specific knowledge so you can make better decisions and get a general understanding of these topics.

All potential clients are encouraged to read them.

Articles by Bob Lindquist


Information you need to know about yourname.com including delays, transferring domains and protecting your personal information.

Several reasons why you should maintain control over your own email.

There are probably a few things you do not know about email. This article touches on catch-all email boxes, forwarding, webmail, junk email, auto-responders, bulk email and SPF.

This article is meant to provide an introduction to techniques that can be applied to a web site to help move it to the top of the search engine rankings.

The cloud means different things to different people. Every person trying to get a job in IT that pays better than entry level tech support is probably putting “cloud” somewhere on their resume. I would define it, in general, as using software, storage, computation and other related services that are typically accessed remotely.


There are steps everyone should take so they appear professionally when someone looks them up on the Internet. If you are looking for a new job it is even more important.

This article covers an introduction to the terminology of Facebook for those who have never used it as well as some general guidelines for maintaining your page.

Google Ads is very powerful and widely used. Like many other services, you get what you pay for.

For both business and personal use, people sign up for many services online. Keeping control of these "virtual" assets can be very important. With things like your web site address and email address appearing on virtually all of your marketing materials, losing access to those accounts can be devastating.

Every business needs a minimum level of online presence.

This article attempts to explain what a content management system (CMS) is and the benefits of building your web site around one.

People often do not have control over their own sites. Make sure you have the access you need.


Exploring different options for Internet access. Article covers satellite as well as cellular and explains some of the differences and other information you should know before deciding.

This article is not meant to be an intro to databases and their uses, it is meant to help explain various options and way to deploy a solution using FileMaker software.

Every small business needs to put some thought into how they manage their IT resources and employees.

While the software is not typically as good as commercial equivalents, free software can do a lot for your business.

This is not about intellectual property, it is about connections with other people.

Public Safety

Parachute cord maybe be referred to as paracord, cord, cordage and 550 cord. “550” refers to the military standard for type III cord, which is required to have a break strength of 550 lbs. Hence the name 550. It is not, nor would we encourage its use as life safety rope.

People refer to these items as space blankets, survival blankets and mylar blankets.

In order to become a nationally certified EMT, as registered by the NREMT, you need to pass both their written and the practical exam.

The NFPA (National Fire Protection Association) has developed standards for different aspects of the fire service.

If you have too many items on your Batman belt, you might get made fun of by the other responders. That being said, it might be a good idea to carry a few things.

The following are some important aspects to note about each station on the Certified Firefighter I practical exam.

Like any state practical exam, the best thing you can do to review is to go over the entire “Certification Prep Guide”. Aside from the practical exam guide, there was not much information about this test available online.


Boolean Logic Simulator written in Java

Try out this free boolean logic simulator to explore logic gates. Bob wrote it in the year 2000.