How to Block Spam on WordPress

Spam is the scourge of the internet. No one wants to have spam comments filling up their WordPress website. It reflects poorly on you as a site owner, and this is especially true if you WordPress site represents your business! Fortunately there are some great tools available to make eradicating spam on your WordPress site… Read More »

8 Commenting Mistakes that Make You Look Like a Spammer

Spam is the scourge of the internet. Depending on which source you want to use, somewhere between 80-99.9% of all email is spam. Akismet, the most widely used WordPRess spam filter, shows that right now 83% of comments are spam on blogs running their plugin. That means that only 17% of blog comments are legitimate,… Read More »

One Wrong Way to Get Links

We all know that getting inbound links, links from other web sites linking in to yours, is an important part of marketing your blog and raising your authority and rankings in the search engines. There are all kinds of ways to encourage other bloggers to link to you, but ultimately the best way to get… Read More »

Think Before You Call It Spam

Those of us who make our living working primarily online know full well how pervasive the scourge of spam has become. Whether you are an online publisher like me, or just dealing with the hoards of junk emails that come your way everyday you know the problem is real. But did you know marking that… Read More »

Defensio Promises Competition for Spam Killing Akismet

Spam is the scourge of the internet. Spawn of Satan. Evil incarnate. It’s bad stuff. They say something on the order of 90% of all email sent is in fact spam. Blech! Spam Defined For those of you who live under an un-technological rock, here is an excerpt from the Wikipedia Spam entry. Spamming is… Read More »

3 Reasons Why You Should STOP Forwarding Those Emails

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… Read More »

Reservations for an Especially Hot Place in Hell

As you may have noticed my posting frequency has dipped a bit recently. I’ve got a lot on my plate and am even busier than normal. I’m OK with that. But there is something I’m not OK with. You might say I have a bone to pick, although my problem is boneless. I suppose you… Read More »

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