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I started using LeadPages a while back and it's been a fantastic tool for not only my own projects, but for my clients as well.  The hook for me was one of the specials that they run from time to time where it was just too good to pass up. Since the...

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Foundation 5 is by far my favorite framework to build sites. I've built my business site with it, and I've built several client sites with it since I learned about it a while back. This is a similar framework to Bootstrap, and some would say that Found...

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I've spent a lot of time trying to find a good solution for creating a custom header section for Genesis themes. So now that I've found a solution, I figured I need to make note of it to make sure that when I need to reference it again in the future I've ...

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One of the resources I've been doing a lot of research on lately is HubSpot. There are a lot of very exciting things in that tool, and while I'm kicking tires on the HubSpot sled, I've started using a couple of their free tools to get a better idea of how...

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I recently had a question come my way regarding why you would want to opt to spend the extra money on a private domain name registration instead of just registering the domain name. Registrars like GoDaddy are notorious for trying to get you to sign up...

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What WordPress plugins do you need on every new site? There is a plugin for just about any need you can think of. There are tons and tons of plugins that serve the same or similar functions, and as of this post there are 33,909 total plugins on the WordP...

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Sometimes you need to view a site on a development server. It's something that I use regularly to connect to a development server using the regular site domain but mapped to a development server's IP address. This way you can maintain your DNS as it is, a...

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Do you know what your bounce rate is? Or do your eyes glaze over when you start to think about website analytics and numbers? Do you know why it matters, or even if you should be worried about it?  Don't worry you're not alone. It's taken me a ...

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If you've started building your platform on WordPress.com and you're ready to take the next step and move to a self-hosted WordPress.org site, you're doing the right thing. There is so much more flexibility when you control all the various aspects of you...

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How do you build a platform with a local focus? Can you really dial in your platform to serve a local niche? How does that affect your reach - especially if you're not interested building a bigger, more far-reaching platform?  In this edition of Que...

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