Just like a car, websites require maintenance to keep them working. Your car won't take you very far if you never change its oil, and your website won't take your business very far if you don't look after it. You want your website's engine raring and ready to present your business to the … Read more about Why Website Maintenance Matters
If you're reading this article right now, chances are you have Internet access at your home or work. If you have Internet access, there's about a 98% chance you've heard something about how the FCC plans to kill Net Neutrality before the end of 2017. And if you haven't, well, here's the rundown, … Read more about Why Small Businesses Should Care About Net Neutrality
You know that awesome website you put together a few years ago? The one you wrote a ton of copy about yourself or your business for? The one you planned to write a blog post for every week? The one you haven't looked at in months? The one the loads super slow now and is full of outdated … Read more about Unf*ck Your Website
The web design world has spoken: flat color is out and gradients are in, baby. It seems like every brand doing a website or app redesign this year has picked up on the gradient trend. No more big blocks of a single color, but two-colored gradients gently fading into each other. Look no further … Read more about Don’t Be a Sad Turtle: Using Gradients in Your Website Design
With Independence Day coming up, I know exactly what I don't want to do on my holiday: send reminder emails, worry that I missed an important task, fight with software, and other business administrivia. There are a lot of highly technical guides out there for automating your entire life by … Read more about 5 Quick Ways to Automate Annoying Tasks
If you run a blog or website, you probably have a contact form. If you have a contact form, you're probably getting the occasional spam email. Some of the bloggers I know have embraced the spam as part of running the website. They see a new email from their site, have that moment of excitement, … Read more about How to Stop Contact Form Spam
Google Drive is one of my favorite apps. I use it for storing and organizing all of my files for my personal life and business, sharing them with my collaborators, and accessing them when I'm on the go. That means I use Google Drive all the time. So, of course I've figured out a few sneaky ways … Read more about Google Drive Quick Tips: Copy Folders and Create File Shortcuts
https://vimeo.com/217776932 In this post, I'll explain what a WordPress child theme is, when you should use one, and how to create one for your site in just a few clicks. In the WordPress-world, the topic of child themes is a bit mysterious. What are they? When do you need them? My colleagues … Read more about What is a WordPress Child Theme?