Many hosting companies offer free site templates or build-your-own site features. While this may seem like a great value-added service, it could be a trap for first-time site owners.
There is more to a successful website design than pretty graphics. The wow factor quickly wears off if the design doesn’t help capture and focus your viewer’s attention on your content and offerings. Learn what you need to know about the anatomy of a good site design and the best way to approach the design process. Here I’ll show you the why, the what, the how, and the who of it.
One of the most important reasons for having a blog is that it gets you noticed. Even if you have a Web site, you still need a blog because it provides your site with fresh content, which is something that both Google and your readers love. Blog posts get indexed quickly in the search engines and give your site a much bigger online footprint.
There’s a war being waged among Google, Yahoo, Bing, Facebook, Twitter, and Foursquare, all vying for the title of best local search engine. And, the winner is you. Let me tell you what’s behind this movement to enhance local search and why you must claim your listing right away.
Recent changes by Google have made site security more important than ever. If your site has been compromised, that fact will now appear in Google’s search results. Simply put, if your site is hacked, you loose traffic and the online reputation you’ve worked so hard to build could be tarnished. Of course, an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. Following are a few tips on where your site is vulnerable and how you can keep it safe.
Hosting companies often lure new WordPress site owners with the promise of making their WordPress installation super easy. Unfortunately, that type of installation also makes it easy for hackers to compromise your files. But, you can avoid having your site turned into a phishing expedition for hackers by following five simple steps.
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What I Learned From Running an Online Business in 2010. Reflections on what it takes to create a successful website.