I have been registering domain names, for myself and for my clients, for over 20 years now.I have a pretty good idea which TLD's (Top Level Domains) are best for the various sites. Usually I recommend that there should be at least 2 - the dot-com and one...read more
WordPress released 5.0 with the new Gutenberg editor on December 6th, 2018 and I think this is the biggest change I’ve seen in my 9+ years of working with Wordpress. And it`s an interesting and fundamental change - completely revamping the editor!Now, even though...read more
Have you ever used Google Images to find a photo or illustration for your blog or website? Did you assume those images were free to use? If so, read this before that picture ends up costing you more than you imagined!!The Internet is full of stories (like this one) of...read more
A couple of weeks ago I got a call from a man who wanted me to build him a website. He had already signed up with wordpress.com and wanted me to build the site there.
I tried. I really did. But after two days of struggling, I had to phone him and tell him I would have to give him his deposit back.read more
If you are still using “admin” as your login username STOP IT!
Stop it RIGHT NOW!!read more
Or better yet, can it afford NOT to have one?
I have put a great deal of thought into it and I’ve come up with a new payment model.
I know quite a few people who say that WordPress isn’t secure.
But in reality, WordPress itself is very secure. It’s just everything else that isn’t.
I must admit I groan whenever I log into a client's site to get to work, only to find that several updates are required. I understand the reluctance on the part of my clients to make the updates - most don't really understand them, they can scare the heck out of you...read more
Websites are not only being visited by people using a variety of different devices and screen sizes, but the same visitors are returning to those sites at different times, using different devices.read more
My computer, that’s what the title of this post is all about. You may remember my post of March 26th, about the start of my computer troubles.
I kept having glitches, data unavailable, internal error messages – I was going crazy!
So in my last post I explained why I don’t use a “funnel”.
In this one I will explain the result – that is the “feast or famine” income rollercoaster that I have been riding since I started this business.read more
It’s a phrase you hear marketing gurus use frequently, and I really despise it.read more