Why Do I Need A List?

I am sure you’ve heard it several times — “You need a list to be successful online.”  What exactly is a list?  A list is a collection of contact information for people who have expressed interest in you and what you are doing.  They opt-in to your list in some way to get something you offer.  Your list is stored…

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Why Do I Need To Backup My Website?

Backing up your website is critical to protecting all your hard work!  I’ve noticed that some people over-look this important task.  There are several reasons why you want to make sure this is done — the right way! First, heaven forbid, if your website ever gets hacked, you want to get back up and running as quickly as possible.  Especially…

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Tips To Secure Your Website

If there is one thing you need to stay on top of, it’s keeping your website secure.  I am amazed at how many notifications I get about failed login attempts on the sites I manage.  The reason those unauthorized logins fail is that I installed a security plugin to help prevent those logins. One of my favorite security plugins is…

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Why You Need A Support Team

Since I started my business a few years ago, I have always had a support team.  What do I mean by a support team?  No, I haven’t hired anyone to help me with my business.  It’s still just me.  But what I do have in place is a group of people I associate with on a regular basis who have…

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Should I Use A Category Or A Tag?

The simple answer is both.  Let me explain.  First what are categories and tags?  On a wordpress blog, a category is a way to group your posts into like subjects, and tags highlight key things discussed in that blog post. For example you could write a post on vegetable gardening and assign it a category of “gardening”.  But inside that…

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What Do You Want In Your Life?

It seems that there are a lot of people these days who are wanting to do something more with their lives, something that has greater purpose.  I noticed an article in the local paper a few days ago that talked about this exact thing, and it got me thinking. It feels like there is a shift away from the status…

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