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...]

Marketing Mission: Target Those Who Care

Social and Blogging Tools

Every couple of weeks I make a point of poking around the MediaPost.com Website looking for interesting articles and info I won't run into in my daily travels. Today, I tripped on an article from 2008 that is just as relevant now which included a quote that inspired this post! "...the most compelling form of marketing is one that establishes a rapport between our organization's expertise … [Read more...]

Updating WordPress and Plugins is Not a “Choice”…

Update WordPress and Plugins NOW!

It's your responsibility. In the past week there have been heated discussions about updating WordPress, Frameworks, Themes and Plugins. The crux at the heart of the conversation is about Users overwhelming inability or lack of interest in keeping their site's updated. If all site owners, updated immediately when notified in their Admin panel the world would be unicorns and rainbows. Well, … [Read more...]

7 Pretty Feminine Premium WordPress Themes

Modern Blogger Premium Theme

It isn't easy to find premium WordPress themes that have an elegant and softer design. So many are stark, boxy and black and white -- great for corporate sites, but not for us little guys gals who want to have a more feminine style. And, not all themes are created equal -- so there's the conundrum! (Read my article about why you want to stick with Premium WordPress themes over the … [Read more...]

Restaurant WordPress Theme: The Flavour

Premium WordPress Restraurant Theme

This is the first restaurant theme that I've come across in a quite a while where I wanted to actually write a post about it! If you own an eating establishment, bar, cafe, diner or restaurant you know that you have unique needs when it comes to having an effective Website. You need a theme created just for your business model. Up until now, those in the food and beverage business had to … [Read more...]

Freedom isn’t Free

Freedom Isn't Free

We are so blessed to have a day where we can ponder with pride and amazement the wisdom and incredible foresight of our Founding Fathers who created the Declaration of Independence in only 48 hours! Today we celebrate freedom thanks to those who came before. Those brave men who fought and died in each and every war. Freedom always comes at a price, And while we celebrate We should … [Read more...]

WordPress Categories, Keywords and Tags; Oh My!

Categories, Keywords and Tags

Categories vs. tags. Tags vs. keywords. Aren't they all the same or at least similar enough to use the same terms for all three? Sorta, kinda, a little bit -- not really. Tags are not categories. Keywords are not tags. At least to the extent that when you think of "keywords" you are thinking of SEO and keywords. And in almost every case, when site owners are left to their own devices, … [Read more...]