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How to Prevent Your Site From Falling Off the Search Engine Map

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While Google’s new Penguin and Panda algorithms are not perfect, they seem to have been responsible for major Google internet search result cleanup. It’s about time right?!

Unless the site you’re looking for has dealt with a shady SEO company, you’ll no longer turn up “garbage” results filled with gibberish or porn/gambling links. Nor will you find page after page of poorly-disguised affiliate blogs built around the keyword you were searching for.

While this is good news for those looking for quality Google search result, if you happen to be one of those people with  blogs and/or affiliate sites, it could be bad news for you.

How can you prevent your blog from dropping off the map, figuratively speaking?

Simple. Make sure you are create original content.

That’s all there is to it!

Here’s how to write your very best original content…

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Lock Down & Limit WordPress Login Attempts Using .htaccess

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 You CAN lock down the WordPress login with some .htaccess rules to prevent unauthorized login attempts. There have now been several large scale WordPress wp-login.php brute force attacks, coming from a large amount of compromised IP addresses spread across the world since April of last year. A large botnet of around 90,000 compromised servers has been attempting to break into WordPress websites by continually trying to guess the username and … Continue Reading

COLOURlovers Inspiration

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While its no secret I love Pinterest for inspiration boards, there's one place I always look to for color inspiration for new projects and ONE place I send clients who are searching for that 'just' right color combination. That's COLOURlovers!  Millions of bits of inspiration, from pros and those who just love color! Since today is Valentine's Day, I'd thought I'd share the love with some of my favorite color pallettes from COLOURlovers  and … Continue Reading

What’s The Best Time To Post To Facebook?

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Feeling like you have a split personality, for most of us in social media is common. And mostly a good thing. One minute you're  writing a facebook post about your son's ball game and the next you're publishing an article for a sponsor. Ever wonder 'what day' is the BEST DAY to publish that post to facebook?  The folks at  Linchpin SEO did the dirty work and came up with this infographic..  grab a print of this one and keep it in your office … Continue Reading

Organize Your WordPress Info Now!

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Working with clients, I always need important website info. Most of the time I get the question back, "where would I find that"? A conversation usually follows about how, when and where that information might be. Sometimes a client just can't find it and we have to go back to the hosting company. Its TIME TO ORGANIZE your WordPress Info!   So, I've developed a downloadable form ( I was inspired by another form I found on Template … Continue Reading

WordPress & MaxCDN

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Recently we've been developing some fairly popular blogs. Blogs with lots of visual content and lots and lots of traffic. And we've added something special to these.(more than our usual Lagniappe) For instance AskAnna Moseley. A gorgeous site, and a great owner who answers all your deepest darkest questions on cleaning and organization. She had some specific requirements for her site like the tabbed navigation and sidebar information tabber … Continue Reading