Quickie Marketing Tip: Just Answer Questions!

Marketing Tip: Answer Questions

How often as you go about your online activities do you see folks asking questions that are easy for you to answer? If you are hanging out where your potential market does, the answer would be "all the time". Too often though we are in a rush and don't take what would just be a minute or two to answer those questions and help someone out. Opportunity missed... To get your online business … [Read more...]

How to Update to WordPress 4.2.2 Security and Maintenance Release

How to Update WordPress

UPDATE 05.07.15: WordPress 4.2.2 is now available. This is a critical security release for all previous versions and we strongly encourage you to update your sites immediately. The Genericons icon font package, which is used in a number of popular themes and plugins, contained an HTML file vulnerable to a cross-site scripting attack. All affected themes and plugins hosted on … [Read more...]

Ten Commandments of Search Engines

Ten Commandments of Search Engines

Time for a little updating to one of the most popular articles on this site! Even after Panda and Penguin where Google made it clear that we should be concerned about our site visitors first, on a daily basis I have clients who want to do the very things that Google has made clear are spammy, lack quality and will cause your site to not rank well. Both of those algos haven't even been run again … [Read more...]

Does Your WordPress Site Look Dumb on Smartphones?

WordPress Responsive Websites

I've been moving my sites to responsive designs as time permits. While I'm not 100% satisfied with how every site displays, I have reviewed each on mobile platforms and the ones that aren't yet redesigned, do degrade gracefully. Have you looked at your site on a smartphone or tablet? Mobile makes me feel like I'm in the "way-back machine". Back in the day in a land far, far away, web … [Read more...]

My 10 Most Popular Posts of 2014

The IStudio Best of 2014

At this time of year the "resolutions" articles can get overwhelming and redundant! Being my 2014 Resolutions still apply, I thought this year I would share with you the "best of" from The IStudio®. Each year during the slow week between the Holidays I look at my various site's stats and try to gleam information, discover patterns and most importantly look at what was most popular so I … [Read more...]

SEO Bullseye Marketing PDF

WordPress SEO Bullseye Marketing

Let’s see here... The Indexed Web as of today last count contains at least 4.33 billion pages. Not all are quality, not all are of interest – as a matter of fact many are just dead files located on a server out in Internet-land. With that in mind, and the added fact that certain markets have become saturated, how are you going to get found in this mess? Bullseye marketing! You know what a … [Read more...]