Big Change Is Coming To WordPress

For those of you who’ve got better things to do than keep tabs on what’s going on in the WordPress world, a big change is coming with the release of WordPress 5.0, now slated to occur between Nov. 19th-January 22nd. Whether or not you’ve got your hands in WordPress on a regular basis you’ll want […]

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Building Your Email List with MailChimp

Are You Building Your Email List?

Did you know that more than any other form of marketing communication, email is still one of the best and most effective ways of keeping in touch with your target audience? Despite all of the fuss over social media, building your email list and regularly sending to your subscribers remains the best way to reach […]

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Website Updates

Can’t See Your Most Recent Website Updates?

Have you ever received an email from your web developer enthusiastically announcing that requested work has been performed on your site only to find that you can’t see your website updates? If so, you know how unsettling it can be when you can’t see your website updates, particularly when they’re time sensitive and part of […]

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What Is “Managed” WordPress Hosting?

The Perils of Standard Web Hosting If ever you’ve had a terrible experience with your web hosting company, be it lousy support or multiple site outages, you know how important it is to have quality hosting and superlative support. Indeed, it can mean the difference between picking up that one extra customer you need or […]

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Staging Site

What’s a Staging Site & Why Do You Need One?

As the owner of a small business I’ve experienced my fair share of highs and lows over the years. Any small business owner who’s made it far enough to experience the chaotic ups and downs that are part and parcel with owning your own business can certainly identify with that sentiment. And though the highs have always […]

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Is Your Website Mobile-Friendly?

Although we’ve all been using smartphones since 2007 and most websites have long since adopted a mobile-friendly layout, a good many business owners out there haven’t yet updated their site for viewing on mobile-devices. In most cases, business owners don’t even know if their website are mobile-friendly. Are you one of them? If so, despair […]

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Password Management

Don’t Pass on Password Management

A Couple of Ways Your Website Can Get Hacked A good many of the clients who come my way are small business owners whose websites have been hacked. A typical scenario is that I’ll receive a frantic call indicating that their website is down or that it’s displaying all manner of messages warning visitors to return […]

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WordPress 4.3 is Here: Time to Update

Yep, you read that right, and you know what that means, right? Time to update! For those of you who who are current subscribers to one of our WordPress Maintenance plans, you can skip that step as we’ve already got you covered; you do however want to know about all the cool new features available in […]

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Mobile Friendly Websites

The Time To Go Mobile Friendly Is Now

It seems everywhere you go these days you see people clutching their smartphones: whether it be waiting to be served at a local restaurant or standing in line at the Department of Motor Vehicles, we’re on our smartphones all the time. The ubiquitous nature of mobile devices has become commonplace and like it or not smartphones are here to […]

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The Importance of Regular WordPress Maintenance

Having worked on hundreds of websites over the years, I’m extremely well acquainted with the multitude of platforms that exist, from static HTML sites to dynamic, database driven Content Management Systems like Joomla, Drupal and WordPress. With the abundance of technologies available it’s common for web designers and developers to gravitate toward one platform and […]

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