Do you need a Website Care Plan?

Since I became Care Plans Certified and introduced my Website Care Plans, dozens of smart business owners have chosen me as their Website Manager. Not one of them has to worry about things like WordPress updates, discontinued plugins or other security threats, because they’ve left it all in my capable hands. This means that they can devote their time and…

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Everything You Need to Know about Broken Links

Broken links are bad. I don’t think anyone will argue with that! In this post, I explain WHY broken links are a problem, HOW to track them down, and WHAT to do with them when you do. Why are broken links bad? First of all, they’re frustrating to people who visit your website and are interested enough to click on…

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What’s Your WordPress Personality? [quiz]

Did you know that approximately one-third of the internet is powered by WordPress? That makes it the most popular software in the world for building websites! It also means there’s a one-in-three chance that you’re using WordPress for your site. Website owners come in all shapes and sizes, so I decided to create a fun quiz to see how involved you…

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Website Owner’s Guide for Non-Techies

Many of my clients come to me for help because they lack either the technical skills or the time required to create or maintain a website or a blog. Whether you handle these tasks yourself or you choose to outsource them, there are a few basic terms and facts you should be familiar with. Blog: A blog is a specific type…

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Why Website Maintenance Will Make You More Successful

As technology evolves, website software is constantly being updated to make it more secure, faster, and more visible to search engines. Just like the software on your computer and your smartphone, your website software needs updating too. Avoiding website maintenance is like deciding not to have regular oil changes done on your car. Your vehicle wouldn’t last very long if…

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How Plugin Updates Can Get You into Trouble

Do you regularly log into your WordPress dashboard and apply important updates? Good for you! Preventative maintenance is as vital for your website as it is for your car. But what do you do when something goes wrong? The Problem A client recently emailed me because after updating her plugins, she got an error message and could no longer access…

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