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SSL for SEO

By on February 3, 2017
Posted in Google, Security

Will your site be downgraded? Learn why Secure Sockets Layer, commonly known as SSL, is now an essential piece of the Google algorithm SEO pie and why in January 2017, Google updated their algorithm and their Chrome browser to reflect this. What is SSL? SSL makes capturing and transferring a web user’s data like name, address, credit […]

Create Google Reviews Links

By on September 29, 2016
Posted in Google, How To

Google has been updating Google + and Google Maps. If you created a link to allow customers to review your business on Google in the past, you may want to check it as it’s most likely out-of-date. Here are the directions to create a Google Review link to post to your website or give to […]

Shrink Your File Size Before Posting

By on March 17, 2014
Posted in Images

If you update your own website or post your own blogs, be sure your file sizes are optimized so they won’t slow down your site. If you use a photo editing program, be sure to “save for web”. Another option is to use these two great resources to shrink your image files: https://tinypng.com/ https://www.smushit.com/ysmush.it/ Learn […]

FREE and Copyright-Free Images

By on November 21, 2012
Posted in Blog, Images

When you’re looking for images for a blog post or website, be sure the ones you pull from the web are copyright-free. Here are some good sources for FREE and copy-right free images: Google Advanced Search Images: 1. Type “Google Advanced Search Images” into Google search. 2. Choose “Google Advanced Search Images” (or click https://www.google.com/advanced_image_search). […]

How to install Xampp on Windows for WordPress and point to project folder

By on August 25, 2012
Posted in Computer Software Tutorials, How To

Installing Xampp on Windows Xampp is a development tool that allows web developers and programmers to test their work locally before uploading it to the internet. It’s a great tool for testing popular web applications like WordPress, Joomla, Drupal. Before we start, it’s important to know that Skype can conflict with Xampp and create a […]