As a guy who who helps businesses with blogging and the whole social media scene I'm often asked to make recomendations on feed readers. For many folks a web based reader makes sense. The ability to keep up with feeds from any computer with an internet connection, the ease of start up (and the … Read more about Bloglines Beta vs Google Reader
One of the questions I get asked a lot is, "Are you an SEO Expert?" When I talk with the asker a bit, usually what they want to know is, "Can you help my site get ranked higher in the search engines?" You bet I can do that. Did you know there is something you can do that will not only help … Read more about 1 Simple Tip to Improve Readability and SEO at the Same Time
Not everyone follows instructions. When upgrading your WordPress site not following the upgrade instructions can cause some really unpleasant things to happen and give some scary error messages. Maybe you messed things up through ignorance. Or if you're like me you might just try doing it wrong … Read more about Errors Upgrading WordPress – Troubleshooting Tips
Web hosting is not a 100% thing. I tell people that while most reputable hosts legitimately claim 99% up time things do break. It doesn't matter whether they are mechanical or electronic. Bad things happen from time to time. That 99% figure is an average. What that means is that during any given … Read more about When Hosting Goes Bad
Switching to Mac has had some challenges. Most of them are fairly minor. For example, what web browser is the best one? That's a question that can spark some heated debate depending on what circles you ask it. Wanna have fun at a tech-geek gathering? Ask it to a group of Mac users and then sit … Read more about Mac Friday: Choosing a Web Browser
Just saw the email letting me know SuccessCREEations has been named Blog of the Day at FuelMyBlog. How totally cool! Thanks, guys! Even sent me a snazzy new icon to put in my sidebar letting everyone know 'bout it too. So go ahead and click on it and fuel my blog! … Read more about We’re Blog of the Day at FuelMyBlog!
Lorell VanFossen has a great post up over at the Blog Herald asking the question What Do You Put in the Name of a Comment Form? It is something to consider carefully. As Lorelle points out you have three basic choices of what to enter in that field when you leave a comment. You can type in … Read more about Consider Carefully What Name You Use to Comment
Well it's now been about 2 weeks since my Mac Mini arrived. And things are going well. I overheard Gorgeous telling a friend that she doesn't hear grumpy noises eminating from my office anymore. I take that as a good sign things are going well. Before I got the Mac I was at the point where I … Read more about Mac Friday – 3 August 2007
I've been test driving a little blog widget from a service called Who's Among Us. So far I've got to say so far I like it. It is elegantly simple in what it does. It shows which pages other folks are currently viewing on your site. What it does When you install their widget on your site … Read more about See Which Pages Others are Viewing with Who’s Among Us.
Well it's now been a week since my new Mac Mini arrived and I thought I'd share a few things about the whole experience with y'all. Dang that Mac is Small! The very first thing Gorgeous and I couldn't help but notice is that the stinking thing is small. I mean really small. We're talking about … Read more about Mac Friday – 27 July 2007
I'm not a fan of email forwards. There is so much junk flowing around these days and quite frankly I don't have time for all that. It can be addicting, I know. You may not realize it, but there are some very good reasons why you should control yourself from hitting the Forward button, piling in a … Read more about 3 Reasons Why You Should STOP Forwarding Those Emails
We've got enough going on here at SuccessCREEations these days that it is time to upgrade my computer. I've been putting it off for quite a while now but decided the time had come. This computer has served us well in spite of me asking it to do far more than it was designed to handle. When we … Read more about Switching to a Mac