WordPress Login Math Problem for Extra Security

In the Askillity Mastermind Facebook group that I run for my customers, I often get questions about how make certain things happen in WordPress. You see, finding a particular plugin to do a particular thing can be really difficult when you don’t know exactly what that thing is called or how it works. You just saw it, and you want it for your website. … Read More

How to Check Your PayPal IPN in WordPress

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If you use PayPal to process payments with WordPress, you’ve probably received a cryptic and somewhat alarming email about updating your IPN settings. The subject line screams: IMMEDIATE ATTENTION REQUIRED: PayPal service upgrades. While the email does a great job of scaring the crap out of you and making you think your website is going to come crashing down around your ears, it doesn’t … Read More

Don’t Update Your WordPress Website

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“Don’t update your WordPress site or all of your customizations will be lost.” If you ever hear these words from the person who designed your WordPress website, alarms should go off in your head. And I mean big, ”evacuate the area because disaster is coming” alarms. In the past few weeks, two new clients have come to me because the person who developed their … Read More

Is SEO Dead?

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“Is SEO Dead?” Well, that depends on how you look at it. Search Engine Optimization has changed a lot since the last few Google algorhythm updates. You see, Google is trying to refine the way the SEO game is played. They don’t want it to even BE a game. They want to reward websites with good, high quality content and the trustworthy experts that … Read More

Facebook Ads or SEO for driving traffic to your website: Which should you use?

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I recently saw a free webinar for Facebook Ads that claimed “The SHOCKING truth about SEO (Hint: It’s a waste of time!)”. “WHAT???” Was my first reaction. Being that I teach SEO and have had landed huge clients from across the continent using it, I thought that was a pretty bold statement. But then I started thinking… Facebook Ads or SEO? Which one is … Read More

How Long Should A Blog Post Be?

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How long should a blog post be? Ask me this question and you’ll see my face squinch up. That’s because I’m about to give a reply that nobody likes to hear. “It depends…” Sorry guys, there is no exact magic number for blog post length. That’s going to depend on your topic, your site format, your audience, and your writing style. However, I can … Read More

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