Google Crawl Errors

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I have been getting lots of questions about Crawl Errors lately, so I decided to do some research. As you know, everybody has an opinion so I like to go to the source. Here is what Google says . . . Generally, 404 errors don’t impact your site’s ranking in Google, and you can safely […]

MadAdsMedia Malware

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Sucuri to the rescue. Over the weekend, websites who used MadAdsMedia were injected with malware. Visitors were unable to access their websites. Below is the message MadAdsMedia sent out. This message is regarding the recent malware notifications that some of our publishers may have experienced. Just before noon today, our engineers discovered that one of […]

Godaddy Blacklists WordPress Plugins

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Thought I would share a list of WordPress Plugins that Godaddy says causes problems on their new WordPress hosting.  Godaddy states that the following plugins cause severe issues with either security or performance on Godaddy servers. Blacklisted Plugins adminer hello.php async-google-analytics backupwordpress backwpup broken-link-checker contextual-related-posts dynamic-related-posts ezpz-one-click-backup file-commander fuzzy-seo-booster google-sitemap-generator google-xml-sitemaps-with-multisite-support hcs.php hello hello-dolly jr-referrer […]

Facebook

Have you ever wondered what size photo you should use for your Facebook Cover Page or your Profile Picture? Cover photos should be 851 pixels wide and 315 pixels tall. If you upload an image that’s smaller than these dimensions, it will be stretched to this larger size. The image you upload must be at […]

Important Notice Regarding Your Domain Name

As of January 1, 2014 ICANN (Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers), which defines and implements policies and protocols for how internet “names and numbers” are assigned and managed around the world, has established a new protocol/requirement which may very well affect you and your website. The short version is that your domain host/reseller […]

I Love My Sister

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My sister is one of the smartest people I know–except when it comes to computers. My bestest friend, Lori, is also one of the smartest people I know. And I love them both dearly. Me–I am just a computer geek/nerd! My sister texted me at 4:30 a.m. today to call her. She knew I would […]

Genesis vs Thesis – Who Wins?

Chris Lema wrote an article comparing these two themes and shows why Genesis is still the winner hands-down! Click here to read Chris’ article.

Blogger Disclosure

Some of my clients have asked me about a Disclosure and/or Privacy Policy. I found this website – http://disclosurepolicy.org/generator/generate_policy to help bloggers generate a Disclosure Policy. By including a disclosure policy you are protecting the integrity of your blog and providing a service to the advertisers, sponsors and organizations that you support you. Hope you […]

FTC Disclosure Requirements

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The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has new disclosure requirements which they executed in March 2013.  Click here for a copy. You may also find some useful information here.