Warning!!! Backup Your WordPress Site or Learn the Hard Way

There are two camps when it comes to backing up Wordpress websites. The ones that do it and the ones that wish they did it. Let's go more in-depth. Ever wonder why Wordpress is constantly pushing out new updates (currently 3.9.2)? Sure there are a fair number of bug fixes and enhancements, but there are always new security improvements specifically tailored to counter the steady stream of hacks and malicious [...]

By |2016-10-17T14:41:16+00:00August 14th, 2014|Business Basics, Wordpress Wednesday|11 Comments

Hello Bar Installation Nightmare and WordPress Plugin Heartache

Over the past few weeks I fell victim to SoS (shiny object syndrome). It was over the navigation bars found at the top of some websites (example 1 and example 2) that attract users with a lead magnet in exchange for their email address. In other words, it provides a really simple way to build an email list. Who doesn't like the sound of that? I found that most sites use [...]

By |2016-10-17T14:41:19+00:00July 17th, 2014|Web Related, Wordpress Wednesday|3 Comments

How to Pick the Perfect WordPress Theme Using Themeforest

I use Themeforest to search, review and purchase all my Wordpress themes. Why? Massive selection Category filters to help narrow #1 Live previews for each theme Reviews that shed light on a theme's functionality/support Reasonable pricing Themeforest allows you to know exactly what you're going to get when you go shopping for Wordpress themes. In today's video I show you my process of picking the perfect theme for your website. Visiting [...]

By |2016-10-17T14:41:19+00:00July 10th, 2014|Web Related, Wordpress, Wordpress Wednesday|0 Comments

Adding a Social Sticky Sidebar to Your WordPress Site w/ Digg Digg

Digg Digg is a Wordpress plug-in that allows you to add a social sticky sidebar (say that 3 times fast) with share buttons to your blog. The list of icons can be arranged above or below a post as well as in the sidebar. The sidebar functionality is the highlight of the plug-in as it gives you the ability to nest the social icons in a floating (sticky) sidebar. Social Media Examiner, Social [...]

By |2016-10-17T14:41:21+00:00July 3rd, 2014|Web Related, Wordpress Wednesday|0 Comments