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National Speaker Website

This WordPress Website was designed for a long-time client Dr. Di Ann Sanchez who wanted to promote her national speaking/consulting/training company, Sanchez & Associates. Features include:  Contact me today – I would love to quote on your website development project!  

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Roofer Website Example

This WordPress website was designed to promote a local Roofing company: Clint Hughes Roofing and Construction. Features include:  Contact me today – I would love to quote on your website development project!

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An Introduction to WordPress Themes

An Introduction to WordPress Themes

If you love WordPress themes or want to learn more about themes then join me next Tuesday for the Fort Worth WordPress Users Group meetup. Be sure to RSVP on Meetup.com to reserve your spot! This month’s topic is Inside WordPress Themes. The meeting will start with an overview of Themes (great for newbies) presented by me. Followed by a more advanced introduction to WordPress Theme Development by a seasoned theme developer. Can’t wait for next Tuesday’s talk on WordPress themes? Then check out this talk from Ian Stewart, lead Theme Wrangler for Automattic, from WordCamp San Francisco 2013, titled: (What’s So Funny ‘Bout) Themes, Love, and Understanding 
 This is an inspirational talk about the beautiful and amazing future of WordPress themes. The aim is to excite the imagination and passion of WordPress themers while encouraging the next generation of themers to take a stab at theming through stories of […]

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Does Google penalize you for having too many links on a page?

Does Google penalize you for having too many links on a page?

In this video Matt Cutts answers the question: “Is there a limit to the number of links you can have on your web page?” Bottom line:Once again, it comes down to the user experience. Just focus on providing value and you’ll be okay.   Be sure to watch the video for a bonus explanation on how Page Rank flows through links on your page to other pages.  

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Is hosting on the same IP with spam sites bad for your website’s ranking?

Is hosting on the same IP with spam sites bad for your website's ranking?

A student in last Website Design class asked a similar question to this one: “If my web host has a lot of spammy clients, will that influence my site’s ranking?” Basically they were wondering if shared hosting at a company like HostGator is safe and if they are sharing space with spammy sites will it decrease a website’s search engine ranking.   The short answer is NO, although there are a few RARE exceptions.  Here is Matt Cutt’s (leader of the Webspam Team at Google) answer:  The reality is most of the Internet’s websites use shared hosting because it is inexpensive and generally provides the same features and functionality that dedicated hosting does. Your biggest concern, when it comes to shared hosting, is up time (for obvious reasons) and site speed which is an important factor impacting your site’s ranking is the load time of your website.  If there are too many other […]

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Social Media Training

Social Media Training

Are you tired of paying a consultant to post your tweets, blogs, Facebook updates and eNewsletters? Are you computer savvy and want to learn how to be a Social Media Rockstar? If you, or your staff, want to get involved in your online marketing efforts let me show you how to “find your voice” and shine online! I am happy to share with you all of the tips and tricks I’ve learned over the years from supporting business owners in PLUS the multitude of training courses I have taken. Contact me today and I will send you a custom quote for training.

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Blogging with WordPress

Blogging with WordPress

Blogging with your WordPress website is a valuable component to any inbound marketing strategy and a great way to position yourself as an expert in your field. “Businesses that blog average 55% more website visitors than those that don’t.“- Hubspot Google spiders love fresh blog meat! Blogs create fresh content and more pages of content for the spiders to crawl and index which helps your SEO. Keep those spiders coming back with regular postings on your WordPress Blog. Social Media sites love WordPress Blogs! WordPress blogs are easily sharable to popular social media sites like Facebook, Twitter and Google+ which helps drive more traffic and leads back to your website. If your blogs get re-posted on other websites you can get valuable inbound links that also help your SEO. Potential Clients Need Validation Regular blogging helps establish you as an expert. While potential clients may not read every post on […]

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