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 Quick Tips: Copy Folders and Create File Shortcuts
NOTE: These instructions are outdated as of March 2020. I'm working on an update to this post but, in the meantime, some generous readers in the comments have offered ideas and workarounds! Google Drive is one of my favorite apps. I use it for storing and organizing all of my files for my personal … Read more about Google Drive Quick Tips: Copy Folders and Create File Shortcuts
What is a WordPress Child Theme?
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?
5 Phrases to Listen for to Avoid SEO Scam Artists
https://vimeo.com/216782258 In this post, I'll share 5 phrases you can keep an ear out for to avoid being taken advantage of by a disreputable SEO agency. SEO, or search engine optimization, can feel a bit like black magic. To those of us who don't work in the industry, getting our websites to … Read more about 5 Phrases to Listen for to Avoid SEO Scam Artists
5 Tips for Successful Facebook Ads
Just when you think you've learned everything you need to know about advertising on Facebook, it all changes again. In this post, I'll cover some of the new changes to Facebook advertising, so you can go forth knowing you're making the right choices for your business. So, you read a handful of … Read more about 5 Tips for Successful Facebook Ads
Making a WordPress Theme Your Own
In this post, you'll learn how to use tools already built into your web browser to make customizing a WordPress theme easy. Sometimes you find a theme that is 95% perfect. You install it on your site and set up your homepage, but the font isn’t quite right, or the accent color the theme designer … Read more about Making a WordPress Theme Your Own
Create Professional Social Media Graphics Quickly & Easily with Canva
https://vimeo.com/206519684 In this post, I’ll show you how you can create beautiful, professional-looking social media graphics quickly and for free using Canva. One thing I hear from a lot of the people I work with is how difficult it is to maintain their social media accounts. They already … Read more about Create Professional Social Media Graphics Quickly & Easily with Canva
Sleep Better by Changing Your Screen Temperature at Night
In this post, you'll learn about apps for shifting the color of your screen from blue to orange at night so you can balance productivity and better sleep. Daylight is a wonderful thing, especially during these long New England winters. It makes us feel happy, awake, and productive. But did you … Read more about Sleep Better by Changing Your Screen Temperature at Night