BLOGS

BOOST Your Website Search Performance and Generate More Traffic for 2020

By Jennifer Sakowski / December 17, 2019 /

Are you in the dark about your website’s search performance? Before you check out for the holidays, make sure you know how your site is working for you and get ready to make 2020 the best year yet. What Should Your Website Do for You?  Your website shouldn’t be a static thing that just sits…

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Don’t Think A Website Is Important? Think Again

By Jennifer Sakowski / July 17, 2019 /

  It may sound hard to believe but EVERY business needs a website, no matter how small the business is. While you may think it’s just a waste of time and resources, honestly you can’t afford to not have a website. We know we keep saying it (and really we can’t say it enough) but…

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How to Accelerate Your Business Online

By Jennifer Sakowski / July 16, 2019 /

When you start your business you need a solid online presence. This means different things for different people, but it really all boils down to essential elements. You need a good website, knowledge about reviews and how to get them, understand directories,  and knowing how people find you. Let’s go over these things one by…

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Show Off Your Style

By Jennifer Sakowski / June 26, 2019 /

Your website style says a lot about you and your business. Just a few simple elements can make your brand dazzle or it can make it can turn people away. It’s amazing how something as simple as style can make or break your brand. Let’s look at your style and make sure your style is…well,…

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Give Your Business The Right Logo

By Jennifer Sakowski / June 19, 2019 /

Okay so either you are starting a new business or you are relaunching one. What is the first thing you need? Correct, a logo. Before you start building/rebranding your business, you need to create a company logo. This will set your brand and will determine how your web design will look. Not sure where to…

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Make Your Website Branding On Point

By Jennifer Sakowski / June 18, 2019 /

Your website should do more than showcase your goods or services. It needs to make your brand stand out and be remembered. Remember, your website is your online calling card. You want people to think of you and your site when they need something in your industry. Is your website branding on point? No? Here…

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Hello Dolly…Goodbye Dolly

By Jennifer Sakowski / May 15, 2019 /

As we talked about in our main blog, this blacklisted plugin is on the list because it really serves no purpose. Yep, you guessed it. We are talking about the Hello Dolly plugin. Why is this here and what does it do? Where did Hello Dolly come from? Hello Dolly was the first ever plugin…

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Sweet Captcha

By Jennifer Sakowski / May 8, 2019 /

We have all have heard of or used a captcha before. Sweet Captcha has a catchy name but it’s not so sweet to your website. Like we mentioned in our earlier blog, this is a major plugin on the blacklist. Not only is it not wanted by hosting companies, but it is also dangerous to…

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Broken Link Checker

By Jennifer Sakowski / May 1, 2019 /

You’re only human and it’s only technology…but sometimes broken links happen. We know you have a lot going on and keeping up with broken links just isn’t on your radar. But they are more important than you think. So the quick and easy fix is a plugin like Broken Link Checker right? A quick scan…

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Wordfence

By Jennifer Sakowski / April 24, 2019 /

We have been talking about plugins that some hosting companies don’t allow, WP Engine specifically. Last week we talked about WP SuperCache and what makes it where WP Engine doesn’t allow it on their server. Today we want to talk more about Wordfence and what WP Engine thinks about it. What is Wordfence? Great question.…

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