I’ve been using my client experiences and questions as inspiration for my articles here on SteamFeed, and one question I have come across quite often is how do I speed up my WordPress site? With so many photoblogs these days and even more oversold shared hosting no wonder this question is coming up more and more often. [...]
The day after I wrote my last article How to Protect and Keep Your WordPress Site Safe a client contacted me after he Googled himself and saw that Google had placed the ominous text about his meta description “This site may be compromised”, but he had already changed his usernames and passwords in FTP and WP because [...]
Over the past few years, a lot of WordPress themes have evolved to include their very own SEO manager. It is great that theme builders take into account SEO, but NEVER I repeat NEVER use your Theme’s SEO manager. Instead, install my favorite SEO plugin WordPress SEO Plugin by Yoast. In this article, I will [...]
WordPress is the #1 CMS ( content management system), and it is #1 for a reason. It is the most user-friendly, but even as a WordPress designer I’ll admit there is a learning curve involved. There are tons of tutorials both written and video that explain the ins and outs of WordPress, but nothing has [...]
When people ask me if I love what I do because I get to create and design, I say absolutely. But the bottom line is if I didn’t get paid for what I do, I probably wouldn’t be able to do it. It’s a basic physiological need to be able to provide food, water, and [...]
I often get asked my opinion by prospective clients on which plugin is best for membership sites, and every time I quickly respond, ” I don’t know”. This is because they are asking the wrong question. It is not which membership plugin is best. The question is what membership plugin is best for you. I did a [...]
As you may know, there is only one key component when having a WordPress website, and that is a theme. The only way WordPress will display to the user is if there is an activated theme. With so many different ways to rock a WordPress theme these days, the choices can be overwhelming. In this [...]
I create hundreds of WordPress sites a year for clients, and while they all look dramatically different I do have a method to the madness. Each website is strategically set up to do one thing and one thing only…make money! Like snowflakes my clients services come in all shapes and sizes, but when you strip away the the fancy designs you are left with the bare bones of my proven method for client conversion.