I had a handful of goals at the beginning of this 2014 year. Some of them did not pan out — I still can’t dunk. Other, more serious goals, did pan out: my business got to the front page of Google. How Google Works Before I even begin talking about how I got to the front… Read more SEO 101 and How I Got to the 1st Page of Google in 2014
WordPress is a wonderful system, but out-of-the-box, a new installation is a confusing piece of junk with many flaws. And many of these flaws have not been addressed even in the latest 4.0 version that was released around October 2014. As someone who has been working extensively with WordPress these past 2 years, here are some… Read more Things To Do with Every New WordPress Installation
Looking to start a blog? Wanting to manage your own website? In that case, you’re probably doing research online and no doubt you’ve come across the name “WordPress.” So should you use WordPress? Keep reading to hear my professional opinion, as someone who’s been using WordPress for over 2 years for personal projects as well as… Read more What is WordPress?
“Shoes or slippers?” “McDonalds or Popeyes?” “.com or .net?” These are the questions I ask myself all the time. And if you’re reading this, that last question is probably something you’re asking yourself as well. You’re in luck though, because you’ve find the One, True Guide to Choosing Your Domain Name. Choosing a domain name is… Read more The One, True Guide to Choosing a Domain Name
*** May 2015 Update from the Author*** I have been out of BNI for 1 year now. I have read many of the comments people have left. I believe there is truth is every one of those comments. The BNI experience is going to differ greatly from place to place. I completely believe that some… Read more BNI Networking: An Honest Review
Looking for a web designer? Maybe you just started a new business and you need a website as an online brochure for your business. Maybe you’ve been in business for several years, your prospects keep asking if you have a website, and you’re worried that you’re losing business because you don’t have a website where… Read more How Do I Find A Web Designer?
Natalie Portman is beautiful. Even with her ridiculous makeup in Star Wars: The Phantom Menace, you could still see her beautiful genetics. What makes Natalie Portman beautiful though? There are many traits of beautiful people, but one important trait is symmetry. Scientific studies have shown that symmetric faces are perceived as more attractive than asymmetric faces (link). Furthermore,… Read more Website Symmetry is Beautiful
shad·y adjective DEFINTION: of questionable merit. SYNONYMS: dishonest, underhanded, unscupulous, questionable, deceitful Looking for a web designer is a true challenge because the web design industry is like the wild, wild west: there are no certifications, tests, or diplomas required in order for people to make a website in exchange for money. Although there are… Read more 5 Ways to Identify Shady Web Design Companies
If you’re self-employed or an independent contractor, you’ve probably had a lot of thoughts regarding deposits: “Should I or should I not ask for deposits?” “Is it rude to ask for a deposit?” “Why do contractors ask for deposits?” To answer these questions about deposits, I turn to Beyonce’s 2008 hit song, “Single Ladies” (see… Read more Deposits and What Beyonce Can Teach Us About Doing Business
Need business cards for your new company? Not sure where to start? Only have a small budget for your print materials? You should think about using online printing services. These services can make brochures, menus, postcards, and most importantly, business cards. Why Print Business Cards Online? There are several reasons why you might want… Read more Where Can I Print Business Cards Online?