Open up a Google Chrome browser and go to your website. Take a look at your website’s URL. Does it start with HTTP or HTTPS?

If you see HTTP, Google’s latest announcement is definitely going to affect you. Starting in July 2018, all websites that have not migrated over to HTTPS will be marked as “Not Secure.” This means that when someone visits your site, in the browser bar they will see these words warning them to proceed with caution.

Curious about what this looks like? Google provided an example below:

This is a big deal. Chrome is the number one most used browser. In fact, almost 60% of people use Chrome when browsing the internet.

If you’re confused about all this security talk and what this means for your home service business, download our infographic below. It goes through the basics you need to know to secure your site!