I run across websites daily that not only make it difficult for visitors to contact them, but in many cases they actually seem to be discouraging their customers from reaching out via phone or email. Perhaps they’re just too busy, or they hate answering phones, or they really have no time to deal with these […]

On my blog, the Blog Rush widget is showing links to those that do not have the widget installed, and I believe I’ve figured out why. On the home page of blog Rush today, they address some of the issues people have been discussing in the blogosphere, and while they don’t address my issue specifically, […]

With Blog Rush, you can easily give links to other people right on your blog, and you might get absolutely nothing in return. Wow, this is going to catch on like wildfire, isn’t it? To be fair, I suspect (hope) it’s just a bug in the program that allows me to link to people that […]

At Danny Sullivan’s SMX Advanced Expo, I ran across a magazine I had never heard of before. It’s called “Website Magazine”, and it is actually a physical publication in addition to having an online digital version. I’ve finally gotten around to reading the issues that I picked up at the show, and I have to […]

Wouldn’t it be great if there was a way to automatically create your own theme for WordPress without having to know CSS, or PHP? Have you ever had to look through dozens or hundreds of themes to find one that you like? Then when you finally decide on something, of course you have to make […]

I began working on my brand-new search engine marketing website for Search Commander in 2006. It was always a lower priority than anything else I had to do, so all I did was 301 redirect Searchcommander.com to my old domain, pdxtc.com, and I assumed I would get back to it someday. About a month ago, […]

Feed Commander is a tool I’ve developed to take the mystery out of adding RSS feeds to web pages. If you can copy and paste, you can use it, and it’s free. Veteran web designers may not need it, but for rookies, it makes things pretty simple. It’s no secret that adding RSS feeds to […]

I know a lot about the Internet, search engines and web hosting, but I don’t have an artistic bone in my body. When it comes to artwork, I’ve always worked with graphic designers who are talented, but usually fairly spendy… until now. I’ve recently stumbled across an incredible talent, who is so affordable that I […]

Last night I was a customer of fandango.com for the first and last time. My kids were out of school at noon the day that Spiderman three opened, so how could I deny their pleas? If you are running a business,  can your server handle the capacity? if you’re a publisher, would simple a mention […]

Stompernet is one of the most expensive programs on the Web, but it is also one of the best. I’ve been a member all of 2007, and I continue to shell out my money month after month, never ceasing to be amazed at the rich flow of information both from faculty and from other members. […]

From a site visitor perspective, of course it should look professional, and be functional and easy to use, but what about for the administrator or site owner that needs to maintain it? What would make it perfect for them? Host anywhere In their case, the perfect website would not be dependent on where it’s hosted, […]

Upgrading WordPress is an important part of your security, yet many people put it off because it can be intimidating, even though they have step by step WordPress upgrade instructions. Well I’m here to tell you that it’s not that hard, and to prove it, I’ve made a short video tutorial available here – How […]