Michael Bolanos


About Michael Bolanos

Professional IT Consultant, Entrepreneur, Friend of Humans, Animals, and Earth.


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Why everyone is switching to WordPress

Have you noticed how many websites have switched to WordPress?  In January of 2015 Entrepreneur Magazine was even recommending WordPress in 25 Reasons your Business Should Switch to WordPress. Let’s backtrack a little bit, if you are still using just a plain html site then it’s time to get hip […]


Let’s revisit SEO for Small Business Websites

SEO (Search Engine Optimization) has been around for a while now.  There was a time when you had to have your Search Engine optimization Guru help with this.  Now you can buy SEO a la carte from your web hosting provider or even just use plugins with WordPress. You probably know […]

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Raspberry Pi case by Michael Bolanos

Dive into the Pi – Getting Started with the Raspberry Pi

Ok, so you’ve been waiting long enough to get your hands on a Raspberry Pi and you want to get started. Let’s get started building our Raspberry Pi with a few short steps.  If you are a Raspberry Pi NOOB, start here. If you are not familiar with the Raspberry Pi, […]


What about some Raspberry Pi?

The Raspberry Pi has become a cultural phenomenon.  It was designed in the U.K. as a piece of hardware to teach kids how to program software code. The Raspberry Pi 3 is the latest model of this nifty board.  These days you can find it at Fry’s and other retailers, […]

Raspberry Pi Model B

Cloud Solutions

Steps to getting a Small Business on the Cloud (for a competitive advantage)

Over the years we have helped people get on the Cloud, and we have seen how many resourceful businesses got themselves there on their own. These days there is so much to choose from the choices can be a daunting task to sort through.  Let us see if we can […]


Who is NIST and what can Standards do for my business?

Without having to reinvent the wheel, you can find information on how to secure your data from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST.) As system administrators we use NIST for quite a few references.  Namely, the NIST National Vulnerability Security Database.  NIST has established standards for just about […]

Computer Bugs & Exploits

Computer Bugs & Exploits

Designing a Secure Cloud Model (for Small businesses)

These days even the Intelligence Community is using the Cloud to pool resources for greater efficiency and cost savings.  But there is great planning in the Security and operational aspects of these computing resources.  A hybrid approach would seem almost necessary to allow for disaster recovery. When planning a Cloud […]