Here are some posts that I have done on the site to help you manage WordPress better. [Read more…]
As a successful blogger (and blog developer) for nearly 15 years, I have learned a lot of things - some of them the hard way. These posts are snippets of wisdom that I have learned through the years. I hope these blogging tips will help you steer clear of some of the things I did wrong, and to tell you some of the things that I did right.
Is your site currently mobile friendly? How fast does it load on mobile devices?
Dubbed “Mobilegeddon,” Google will be making changes to its search algorithm on Tuesday to take into account how well a site conforms to mobile devices. While it is not supposed to affect desktop search results, a growing percentage of search takes place on mobile devices.
If your site is not mobile ready, expect to start seeing a drop in traffic starting tomorrow.
If your site is not ready, or is not mobile friendly, contact me for a quote today. We can help get you through this with mobile responsive design.
You may have noticed that last year I started the process of reinforcing my personal brand image, placing a larger importance on personal branding. This included a web site makeover, a new logo for consistency between the web site and social media, and yes, my own URL shortener.
The first two things may make a lot of sense to people, but I know that the importance of owning your own URL shortener may leave a few folks scratching their heads. Is that really necessary? And by that I’m referring to the custom URL shortener, not the personal branding itself. [Read more…]
I once wrote a post about the importance of avoiding distractions as a freelancer. It began with a little story about burning a pot of coffee and related that to how distractions can yield a similar result in your work.
Since then, I’ve come to expand on those ideas a little more, finding a structured scheduling process that has become very effective. [Read more…]