Welcome to Community IT Services – News & Views Blog

my-pictureHi There! My name is Richard Adams, and this site provides lots of interesting articles on various IT topics, as well as providing opportunities for access to my products and services. My business, Community IT Services provides a number of IT Services, both on-line and locally in the Midlands region of the UK where I live.The articles on this page are general topics, but there are additional topics such as Blogging tips PC Security and Windows Tips and tricks, available via the links on the right. The ‘Quick Start Challenge’ topic is a more personal view of a recent challenge I set myself along with a group of other people to boost my Internet business, and one of the first challenges was updating this site! Enjoy!

  • Protect your website from the Hackers!

    Well, one of my websites was hacked last week, just before the story broke about Talktalk, so I thought I would just document my experience and let people know the lessons I learned about website security. I have been doing a lot of editing on the site that was affected (Not this one), and I first noticed there may be a problem, when it was taking ages for any of my edits to be saved, and it [...]
  • All You Need To Know About Blog Hosts

    Apart from the chat rooms, instant messengers and electronic mails created for communication and dialogue beyond turf are the emerging innovations that help man build opportunities for interaction. The need for a personalized and human face aspect of building online communities is slowly changing the technological landscape of the Internet. Blogs / “weblogs” or blogging are the gift of [...]
  • More About Windows 10

    So, we have been using Windows 10 for a few weeks, is it OK? I have been reasonably impressed with the new update. It appears stable, (although there have been quite a few updates released since the launch at the end of July), implying that Microsoft have had to fix quite a few bugs (Sorry - security updates!!) Things to Consider Before Updgrading to WIndows 10 This is one update that is very [...]
  • What About Windows 10?

    OK, so you have a small icon on your PC or Laptop that says  'Get Windows 10' - have you tried it yet? I have been following the development of Windows 10 and have been using an 'Insider Preview' version for several months. The early versions were, not surprisingly, somewhat shaky and unstable, but the official launch version seems to be OK. My initial impressions are good, with a number of [...]
  • Boost Your Business with Blogging

    A Business Blog is an incredible on-line marketing tool that saves you thousands of dollars but provides great business opportunities in just one click. Blogs are user-friendly, customized and flexible medium for disseminating useful information for effective positioning of your products in the market. Companies engaging in business blogging have a definite edge over its competitors. Here [...]
  • Computer Training – what’s the best way?

    Having recently been part of a specialist training program, I thought I would write some thoughts about different ways of computer training, and how they benefit different kinds of people. I have thought about several methods of training, as listed below:
  • 5 Reasons why Blogging is a key Internet Marketing Tool

    Blogging is a concept that started in late 90s.  It used to be a way to comment on an existing webpage, an opportunity for visitors and readers to react or voice out one’s opinion on the said page.  What started as a single-sentence commentary has evolved into pages of personal take on just about anything and everything under the sun.  As it continues to move forward, online advertising has [...]
  • Blogging – Whats the best way?

    I want to write today a little about the concept of Blogs, and why they are so important. If writing is an art, then, blogging is one way of using words to come up with an art. This is because people who are into blogging are the ones who are artistic on their own sense, carefully choosing words that would best describe their feelings, sentiments, wishes, desires, and everything. Basically, [...]
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