Today a client had an excellent question; "why wouldn't a WordPress website use CloudFlare?". I try to get all my web design / web development clients (I'm also a Mailchimp Expert so my business is divided into two distinct specialities) to use to use CloudFlare and I'm so used to communicating the … [Read more...] about Why shouldn't I use CloudFlare?
I usually blog about WordPress and Mailchimp however I also provide consulting regarding SEO and other online marketing and advertising. When it comes to pay-per-click advertising such as Google Adwords and Bing Ads, people are always looking to improve Click Through Rates (CTR). So, how does CTR … [Read more...] about Instant 30% increase in Adwords CTR
If you're not taking advantage of the amazing marketing opportunities that email newsletter services provide then it's high time to get started. Whilst many thought that spam would kill off email newsletters, the advancement of anti-spam laws has furthered the effectiveness of this marketing medium. … [Read more...] about How spam affects your email newsletter
I'm a massive fan of Amazon Web Services (AWS). The power of the Amazon.com servers and network being available to organizations small and large for a miniscule cost is brilliant. We use the following AWS services on various websites and for various other uses; Route 53 (the best DNS hosting by … [Read more...] about How Amazon competes with customers
Yes this is the second security related quote within a week. For a blog centred on WordPress that is unusual however this second quote, like the first, is just too good not to share. By way of introduction, Brian Krebs is a journalist specialising in online security. Many people still, rightly, … [Read more...] about Why paying online is safer
There is just such a large variance in the quality and pricing of webhosting. Unfortunately choosing a webhost for most people is a daunting task; IIS or Linux hosting?, cPanel or Plesk?, 5GB disk space or more? and the choices go on and on. I often get asked which webhost people should use for … [Read more...] about In Australia? Where to host your Website.
I very seldom Post quotes but I think that the below is good enough to blog. Please, ensure that you have regular backups taken of your website (that can be easily restored) and if you use WordPress, Joomla, Drupal, MediaWiki or other software to manage your website, always apply updates. Yes, it's … [Read more...] about Why it’s so easy to hack your website!
You may have a need to redirect all traffic to a domain onto another domain. As an example, I started out as a WordPress front-end-developer using my own name but business grew and so my trading name and domain changed. Luckily, the only technical knowledge you need in order to forward your visitors … [Read more...] about Easiest way to redirect a domain
A few weeks ago my desktop computer needed a Windows restore / repair. All went fine except for Google Chrome browser. For some odd reason it had my old login details and I absolutely could not login with my new details. I kept getting error messages like "You were signed into chrome as … [Read more...] about How to fix Chrome sign-in problem