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WordPress support and maintenance is the not-so-fun, last-thing-on-your-mind work that comes after you've launched your new website. Yet it comprises a fair bit of my ongoing business, whether it's “de-hacking” a compromised site or …
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Updated June 2021. Protecting one's images and text online is an important topic, and one I tackled at my Chicago Creative Expo WordPress talk. There are a few options to protect your content copyright …
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First published February 2005, updated June 2021. Two truths: Good design is a powerful tool to communicate your business' objectives. And, good design is not cheap. However true these statements are, it's difficult for …
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It's never too late to look at what you are doing and how you can improve your processes. Growing a business, or maintaining current clients, is usually at top of mind, and here are …
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Updated 5/2019. It's happened to us all: You knock yourself out with a killer proposal or presentation, answering every need for their RFP, only to be told by the potential client that they've chosen …
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This was a tough post to write. Coming back late last Thursday night from SXSW V2V, the premiere event in Las Vegas from SXSW, I've been bubbling over with ideas and motivation. Like the …
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I've always been a fan of good lists, like Brit + Co. In that spirit I'm introducing a series of Friday blogs on my favorite tools, plugins, apps and tips.   I'm fawning over …
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  I guess spending almost 10 years at anything makes one a bit of an expert — if in persistance (...if not entrepreneurship, business, finance, law, networking, marketing...)!   And SXSW V2V agrees! I'm …
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The owner of a small printing company had been in business for many years. He recently called me asking for help creating a marketing plan. During the conversation, I asked what prompted his request, …
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This past January, I came up with a list of business resolutions for the year. I'm going to recap them for the coming year—with some of what I've learned! Feel free to share your …
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