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January 25, 2012
Using Word Press Menus

Follow along with this video to see how Word Press Menu System can work for you. Remember that sometimes your own theme has its own navigation system, which you can opt-in and opt-out on a click of a button. Click on this Posts Title to view the video.

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January 9, 2012
Offers to publish reciprocal links

Almost weekly I get offers to put up a link to some other site, in return for their putting a link to my site. Almost always I decline for a variety of reasons. Some of these cases i could have done a bit of effort and made it whole, but if they haven't done their […]

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December 30, 2011
Writing Javascript into a WordPress Page or Post

Recently I was interested in writing some Javascript into a WordPress Page, and came across several differing ways to do this. The one that seemed the easiest to understand was one that was analogous to writing Javascript in a regular static page, and used shortcode to insert the Javascript. So here is an example of […]

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December 18, 2011
What is a "Small Business" Thinking?

What is a "Small Business" Thinking? For this discussion let's define your small business  as having  some or all of these views: You think the business will not grow It might grow as much as 5-10% a year You will always  be there to push it along You will never expand your employees, if any […]

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November 18, 2011
Return on Investment

I've been meaning to take the pure JavaScript code I had for a former incarnation of a Return on Investment form/calculator and turn it into a more robust application, using the Ajax model and a PHP handler and this weekend I finally got around to it. The form calculates results on revenue and profit and […]

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November 9, 2011
Confidence Levels & T Tests

I wanted to shore up my understanding of Statistical Confidence Levels ( "shore up" is a joke, there is no shore, no beach, no nothing) so I contacted my brother in law, Paul Vogt,  who is a genius at this stuff, and asked him to explain... "So say you've got two sets of data from […]

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November 8, 2011
SEO Tips

Add Search Engine Optimization to your Web Site Workbook & Plans for Search Engine Optimization Search tip about Text on the Page Text on the page: When you are writing text for your pages you should try to use your topical keywords throughout the entire page. Ideally you will have about 7% of the text […]

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November 8, 2011
11 Reasons Why Your Website isn't getting Traffic

11 Reasons why your web site isn't getting traffic Overachieving graphics Poor copy writing Targeting the wrong market Not targeting any market Poor design Takes too long to load a page Too flashy and cutesy Using poor contrast in color mixing Poor credibility Poor font choice Navigation is non-uniform It's important to take the time […]

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October 22, 2011
Resources

- a web design company in Santa Rosa Ca. Resources Here are some of my favorite places to visit ( when i am working ). http://websitegrader.com/ for checking your site at a very high level. http://www.tamingthebeast.net/ for entertaining & informative articles about marketing http://www.seomoz.org/ for educational articles about SEO and since I am a member […]

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October 19, 2011
How to depersonalize search

When you search a lot during the day it is possible that the results you are getting are influenced by previous results, because of stored cookies on your machine. If you are an SEO you want to limit those results to what a typical user might see. You can change your search to see what […]

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