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Here you'll find resources ranging from "Technology Best Practices" to "Running Your Business" to "Having the Right Mindset." Most of these resources are FREE. Check back often to see what's been added.

On the Technical Side — Technology “Best Practices”
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The Business of Business — from Getting Paid to Customer Service
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How to Write Your “Privacy Policy”

Articles in this Series: Introduction Privacy Policy (this article) About Page Contact Page Disclosure Page FAQ Subscribe Page Special Purpose Pages (landing pages, squeeze pages, etc.) HOME Page What Is a Privacy Policy? A web site’s Privacy Policy is a document that explains clearly to …

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How Does Your Site Speed Rank? What You Need to Know!

Site speed is often forgotten — or worse, ignored — as a search engine ranking factor. Learn how to optimize your site for speed: probable causes, how to diagnose, and most importantly how to fix site speed problems. New site? Learn how to to benchmark your site speed now, for aiding in future troubleshooting when your site doubles or triples in content!

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WordPress Basics: Posts, Pages, Plugins & More!

WordPress Lexicon…Anyone? Is it just semantics, or do these different WordPress terms actually mean different things? What’s a ‘Post’? Aren’t They All Pages? If you’re new to WordPress and trying to make sense out of “introductory” tutorials, you’ve probably discovered there are a few new …

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Web Site Content 101: Creating Content Google Will Love!

So What IS the BIG DEAL About Web Site Content? We’ve all heard it” Content is KING!” But…what does that really mean?… And, more importantly…WHY? Overwhelming for Beginners…and Veterans Alike! Trying to plan your web site content can be intimidating…if you don’t have a plan …

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Why You NEED to Know Some HTML & CSS!

Coding is Scary!!! I agree! Coding is not for everyone, but if you are a freelancer or SMB & you are DIYing your WordPress site, you need to know some HTML & CSS basics! Compare this to driving a car, or using a computer: you …

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WordPress Themes 101

Themes are an integral part of every WordPress installation, but continue to be an enigma to beginners. This tutorial demystifies themes and shows you how to evaluate themes.

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Are You Making the Most of “Cloud” Resources?

I’m a skeptic & a control freak! I like things under MY control. But see why I am a HUGE fan of “Cloud Computing!”

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Web Site Content 101: Creating Content Google Will Love!

So What IS the BIG DEAL About Web Site Content? We’ve all heard it” Content is KING!” But…what does that really mean?… And, more importantly…WHY? Overwhelming for Beginners…and Veterans Alike! Trying to plan your web site content can be intimidating…if you don’t have a plan …

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Understanding How Google & Search Impact Your Site Traffic

What Do You Really Need to Know about Search? Your web site traffic is directly related to how search works. This sounds fairly straightforward, however there are many factors affecting this process…

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How Will ‘Hummingbird’ Impact SEO?

What Do You Do When Google Changes the Rules…Again? How will the new “Hummingbird” search algorithm impact your web site traffic? See what I discovered in my own research…

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