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Kick off the new year with business goals and greater productivity

business goals

Last year, I participated in a Secret Santa in a Facebook group. I admit, I thought it was cool. You may remember some time ago that a young lady drew Bill Gates as her Secret Santa on Reddit. By the way, do you participate in a virtual Secret Santa? The gift I received was something…

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These five essential principles from the startup industry can help you run your WordPress business

Learning from the startup industry

For a long time, I covered startups in my home state and across the country.  I really enjoyed learning about and meeting those were creating startups. I learned a lot about business and met some really interest people. When covering startups, I also ran into investors and learn about raising capital. I gained a better…

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Cyber Monday deals you can actually use with your MainWP setup

Cyber Monday Deals

You can thank Philly for the world of Black Friday. The city of Brotherly Love seems to be where the name comes from. The Philadelphia police department gave it that name because of the massive amounts of traffic on the day following Thanksgiving. As you see in this snippet of a column from 1966 in…

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Five WordPress professionals explain why they are thankful

BEING THANKFUL

I can remember many a Thanksgiving mornings getting that turkey ready for the oven. I can almost smell the aroma of homemade rolls, pumpkin pie, green bean casserole, cranberry sauce, and much more. Laughter comes from the other room as we visit with family members we haven’t seen in months. “Look at how much he’s…

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Use free tools for wireframing, sitemaps and analyzing headlines to get the 30,000 feet view for your projects

Tools to Use

This is the time of year we begin to evaluate our business and the tools we use. It is also close to the time we see Black Friday and Cyber Mondays launched. In the November edition of tools roundup, we discuss creating a how to create a visual sitemap, a wireframe, and how to write…

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What we learned about business and life from Stan Lee

Stan Lee life lessons

For millions of comic book fans across the globe, we lost a legend Monday. Stan Lee, was a writer, editor, and publisher of some of the most popular Marvel Comics including Spider-Man, the Hulk, Black Panther, Daredevil and X-Men. I remember as a kid watching the Public Broadcasting Network’s portrayal of Spider-Man for its kid-friendly shows.…

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Checklists you can use to run your WordPress design business including a WordPress maintenance checklist

WordPress maintenance checklist

I have launched a lot of websites in my career. When I worked for a local marketing agency, I was usually the one who drew the assignment to launch a site. Just being honest, I welcomed the opportunity to be part of a team in this part of the job. I never had to launch…

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