Bloated Servers Hurt Your Business

Bloated Servers Hurt Your Business

Many hosting company are getting bought out by big corporations and/or are just getting greedy. Add to that, it takes me three times as long to develop a WordPress site on GoDaddy because I have to wait for their bloated servers to respond. Yes, their customer service...

Getting Mobile Friendly

Getting Mobile Friendly

Yes, we all need to be mobile friendly since people are moving from desktops to doing everything on their phone.  And, of course, Google says your site won't show up in searches on mobile devices if it's not built for mobile. Nice article link that explains the...

Latest Website Launches

Having so much fun this month, starting with helping local police chief John Weiss with his cartoon website. Current projects include building a new WordPress website for the Santa Cruz Veterans as they re-open their building in January and a new WordPress site for...

Not Ready For Prime Time?

What to do if you want to install WordPress and get things going fast?  Things can evolve...but sometimes they don't evolve fast enough or your client decides that they want to change their mind?  There's a plugin for that.  This one is $23 but they do offer a free...

This week’s favorite plugin

This week’s favorite plugin

What happens when you have a "staging site" at any hosting service and then launch?  Well, sometimes things go smoothly and then--often--all links don't update so you end up with "missing image" errors.  Bummer. But, like so many things in WordPress, "there's a plugin...

Help! WordPress Sites Were Hacked

Several of my clients' WordPress sites got hacked during the past week. Symptoms: You click somewhere blank on your web page and it will go to some spammy site or other, different ones each time.The folks at Cruzio are taking steps but here are some resources and...

The Next “Bright and Shiny” Object

So enjoyed Kathy Long's presentation at Business Professionals of Santa Cruz County.  Along with all her solid advice regarding the  all-important signals you still need to have on your website to assure Google you are relevant and how to create them she showed us her...