Top 10 Scariest WordPress “Boo-Boos”

Scary WordPress Boo-Boos!

"It's Alive! It's Aliiiiiivvvvvve!" That's why I update this post each Halloween Season -- Enjoy! These little tid-bits, my pretties, are just a few of the small excruciating details that can make the difference as to whether your visitors run for the hills or feel it is worth sticking around. Are your site visitors screaming in glee or agony over your WordPress site? Do they have the … [Read more...]

4 Truths About Free Search Engine Rankings

4 Truths of Search Engine Rankings

This December will mark my 20th year as an online consultant. And still on a daily basis I am faced with explaining the truth about free (what is now called "organic") search engine rankings. Especially after the launch of a new WordPress Website, one of the primary follow-up issues is the client wanting to know when they will be in the "top 10." Every time this conversation takes place, … [Read more...]

Adorable WordPress Pet Shelter | Pet Shop Theme

Paws and Claws Pet Shop Theme

Did you know there is actually one thing I don't like about WordPress Themes? I know -- that's seems hard to believe -- but there is! The "boxiness" of the majority of themes. I understand why that is hard to get around but every once and awhile a theme breaks that mold with a design unlike the rest. "Paws and Claws" Fun Pet Clinic Theme "Paws and Claws" is the most graphically creative … [Read more...]

We can’t let them down by forgetting their sacrifices…

Never forget... 9/11/01

"You can dent steel but not American resolve..." ~ President George Bush So many seem to have forgotten ... That is why each year I repost my original article (below) that I wrote shortly after 9/11. At your service, Remembering 09.11.01 On that fateful day our lives as we knew them were changed; forever. And, technology played an enormous role in making this point brutally clear. … [Read more...]

How to Update to WordPress 4.0

How to Update WordPress

09.04.14 Version 4.0 of WordPress, named “Benny” in honor of jazz clarinetist and bandleader Benny Goodman, is available for download or update in your WordPress dashboard. While 4.0 is just another number for us after 3.9 and before 4.1, we feel we’ve put a little extra polish into it. This release brings you a smoother writing and management experience we think you’ll enjoy. For more details, … [Read more...]