Is WordPress Still Safe?

Updated Oct 5, 2015!!! This article – which originally appeared in 2013 – has been updated for current insights on WordPress’ safe! Yes, WordPress is still safe, but: The two best things you can always do to protect your site are: Be Proactive – Make sure EVERYTHING on your site is secure, backed up and […]

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WordCamp Denver 2015

Yippie! I’m heading to camp. My kind of camp! I’m excited to be speaking at WordCamp Denver 2015. This year, they have invited me to do a presentation called Where to Begin with WordPress. It’s a conversation I have all the time and enjoy the topic: People who take my workshops and those who hire […]

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How to become Mobile-Friendly

(Updated April 17th, 2015 with more info on Mobile Apps and Caching): Google is releasing a new way to rank your site – the Mobile Algorithm will begin on April 21st, 2015 and effect whether you come up high in search results for mobile viewers. We talked about the repercussions of this and how to […]

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WordCamp Denver 2012

Howdy Campers: WordCamp Denver 2012 was this past weekend and I had the opportunity of doing a presentation called A Beginner’s Guide to WordPress for Non-coders. We had a lot of fun at the event and there were a bunch of great presentations.  If you didn’t make it, you can go over to WordCamp Denver’s […]

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How The Web is Changing: Websites/Blogs

Notice anything different about the Internet, lately? I am not sure if you have been watching the changes the web has been going through. Fortunately, most of them are very interesting, bringing an exciting evolution with new and better options for building your business online. The challenge is staying on top of all of the […]

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Cyber Pick Pocketers want your Passwords

How is a pick pocketer like an online hacker? Offline it may happen like this: Someone accidentally bumps into you and, the next thing you know, your wallet is missing. Online you may not even know it is happening, but if someone does find out your password (for your website, your email account, your Facebook […]

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Do Keywords Matter?

Recently, I received an email with the following question about whether keywords mattered.  With her permission, I am posting A’ra’s question about the Value of Keywords, along with my response.  Hope it helps you, as well.  Here’s A’ra’s question: “Are keywords still useful? What is the latest on website optimization. Talked with someone lately who […]

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