This is a follow up to my post last year about recommendations for WordPress hosting. Unfortunately, most small, reliable hosting companies are getting swallowed up by the big guys. These boutique companies start out with great service and tiny monthly fees. Then they get bought out, enter into greedy price wars, and things start to […]
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I use a software called SemRush when working with my business partners on Search Engine Optimization projects. They just did a survey and revealed some interesting new insights into how Google rates one website higher than another. The main goal of the study was to identify any consistent patterns in the ranking mechanism within 12 […]
Grousing with a colleague recently, as web developers often do, about all the “you’ll have a website up and running in a few minutes” ads on TV (not really true, frankly). Those “hosted” solutions can be the right choice for, say, a photographer who just wants to upload his latest artwork and be done with […]
One of the reasons I attended a recent WordCamp in Sacramento was to find out how WordPress as a Content Management Solution is faring and whether other “hosted” solutions are gaining traction. When WordPress got started in 2003, it was hailed as a minor miracle for people building websites. Now used by tens of millions, […]
Spending the weekend at WordCamp. Lots of good stuff but here is one presentation that is valuable for anybody who wants and/or builds websites. Profitable Website Development: The Oreo Cookie Strategy WordPress is a complicated application software. It’s a CMS. Presentation by James Hipkin, Red8Interactive, Inc. Planning | Design | Concept Discovery Objective: Wireframes Functional […]
So sweet..yet somewhat frightening, too. Yes, things have changed here since 1955.