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SEO – my! Part 2

For full disclosure, this is a do as I say rather than a do as I do. Find a keyword tool.  There are many, just Google.  Using terms from your website’s particular niche search for a keyword (which will probably actually be several words, going forward the term keyword will be used to represent a […]

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Proud of My Back End

I am proud of my back-end and you should be too. And I do mean the back-end of your websites in case there was any question. The front-end of a website is what a surfer of the internet sees. The back-end is for the owner/site manager to make changes. I realized early on that I […]

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SEO – my!

SEO stands for Search Engine Optimization. If you build the best website in the world but nobody knows it’s there, what good will it do anyone. If you build it, they will come may have worked in Field of Dreams but it doesn’t work on the internet. Now, most people when they talk about SEO […]

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Top WordPress Plug-ins

At least 9 of the plug-ins on this list are used on this site: Akismet, Google XML sitemaps, Contact Form 7, WP Super cache, Jetpack, Wp-PageNavi, WordPress SEO by Yoast, Broken Link Checker,  and WP-Polls. Explore more infographics like this one on the web’s largest information design community – Visually. Here is infographic showing some of the most popular WordPress […]

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Content with Content Management Systems?

A Content Management System (CMS) is a framework that can allow for the rapid development of a website.  These are frequently built using a server-side language like PHP and may use a database to store and serve the posts and pages.  It basically takes templates to the next level.  A Theme provides a consistent background similar to […]

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Social Media Marketing

Social Media Marketing Infographic by Chris Green of Design Web Studio

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Web Hosting

After choosing a domain name, the next step is to choose a web host.  Your website lives on a server somewhere and is served to visitors going to your url.  Some web hosts will include a domain name with their hosting plans and there is some convenience in having all of your website  related stuff […]

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Choosing a Domain Name

One of the first things that you need to do when you are starting a website is to choose a domain name. It is really important and hard to change later. Take some time to really think about it. The name needs to be available. Everyone who can register a domain name for you will […]

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Udemy

Udemy is a site with video tutorials on a variety of subjects.  Although the quality and price does vary by author, I found these courses helpful and enjoyable.  Free courses by new authors or authors hoping that you will follow-up with paid courses are not unusual.  Infinite Skills provides 90+ courses with many about web programming and is currently […]

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