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Dead Links?

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The Irukandji jellyfish is native to the waters of Australia and is no larger than a cubic centimeter. The little creature is also highly venomous, and when inflicted with it’s stings, one would experience severe pain at various parts of the body (typically excruciating muscle cramps in the arms and legs, severe pain in the back and kidneys, a burning sensation of the skin and face), headaches, nausea, restlessness, sweating, vomiting, an increase in heart rate and blood pressure, and …

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How We Prevent Website Downtime

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Nothing is worse than having your website go down. When you experience an outage, you feel like your control has been taken away from you. It’s like a road block was put up between your potential customers and your front door. When your website is the source of your companies income such as with an online store or inbound lead generation, a website outage can take a long time to recuperate from. Back when I started in website design the …

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5 Reasons Your Business Should Use Pinterest

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Early last year Pinterest exploded onto the scene with it’s highly addictive collection and organizational social network. Pinterest is a social network that allows you to collect digital media from the internet and organize it into boards. I consider it the “Inspirational Board of the Digital Age.” Pinterest has became more popular among females but has continued to grow month after month since it’s launch. Pinterest has became more of a magazine clipping binder where as many people simply clip …

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The Difference Between WordPress Categories and Tags

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I love reading blogs and articles from people who I respect online. Over the years, I have seen it all when it comes to using tags and categories on WordPress websites. On occasion, I will come across a website that has one or two categories with hundreds of posts in them, and some websites have a category for every post. Over the past few years, the concept of tagging in WordPress has begun to gain speed, but there is a …

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How to Secure WordPress Pages with SSL (https)

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On occasion, I have the need to secure a WordPress Page on one of my websites. This is usually to make sure that a payment page is safe to accept a users credit card information. A secure page allows the transfer of data between the browser on a users computer and the server to be secure. You have most likely been browsing a website before and had the URL go from HTTP to https. Most of the time you will …

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The Importance of Monitoring Your Website Traffic

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Measuring success is everything in business. Whether you are blogging for fun or for profit, monitoring your website traffic is very important. Paying attention to the traffic my websites receive helps me determine what to write and whether or not what I am writing is worth my time. If I was not paying attention to how my content was being accessed I would not know if it was being effective or not. There are many tools that you can use …

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My Website is Blocked on Stumbleupon and Hootsuite

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Recently, I attempted to post a link to my website through my Hootsuite account and received an error saying that my URL had been blocked. This was weird considering that my domain name was new and I had hardly used it for anything. A day later, I had received an email from someone stating that they received an error when trying to Thumb-up my website on Stumbleupon. The actual error stated that my website was Blacklisted on Stumbleupon. Now knowing …

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Are Facebook Likes Actually Useful?

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When Facebook opened up to allow businesses to have their own pages, I jumped on board. I started promoting my Wedding Photography business on Facebook which is something I had been doing with social media since Myspace started growing in popularity. In the beginning, there was not much more you could do with your Facebook Business Page other than collect likes and post updates. Now there are useful features, which I will outline below. When I was actively promoting my …

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The Mechanics Car

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On average, I have always had a nice web presence for whatever endeavor I currently working on. The problem is that I get busy. I get busy working on my clients projects because one of my passions are to create tools to help them succeed. Because of that, I often don’t have adequate time left over to maintain my own websites. A prime example of that is my Wedding Photography website. I am happy with the website and the content …