What I learned writing a blog post in Gutenberg

Gutenberg is the new editor for WordPress that was released with WordPress version 5.0 in December 2018. It’s an entirely different editing experience and has been confusing and frustrating many people in the WordPress community. The plugin has been available for testing as a plugin since development on it began. This allowed WordPress users to …

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Are you ready for Gutenberg?

Are you Ready for Gutenberg?

If you have a WordPress site, and you’ve logged into the Dashboard anytime recently, you’ve probably seen the big banner talking about Gutenberg. But, if you’re like a lot of people I know, you probably didn’t pay a lot of attention to it. Do you know what it is? Is your website ready for it? …

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Are your pop-ups affecting your search ranking?

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As part of their continued effort to make mobile internet usage more user-friendly, Google changed their search algorithm to penalize pages that have “instrusive interstitials,” which refers to popups and popovers that cover the majority of the visible area. “They can frustrate users because they are unable to easily access the content that they were …

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What are domains and hosting?

Website Domains All websites need two things to exist and be easily accessed – a domain & hosting. I often see people get these confused, or think they are the same thing. They’re not. The best analogy I’ve found for explaining it is to compare it to building a new house. To build a new …

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Support me in the 2009 StartupNation Leading Moms in Business Competition

StartupNation is sponsoring the first annual 2009 Leading Moms in Business competition will rank the top 200 mom-run businesses across America as determined by popular vote. Can I have your vote? Click the link above to see my profile and story, and let the world know if you think I should be among the top …

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Holiday Greetings to you…

No matter what language is your native (or favorite), please accept my Christmas greetings. Gesëende Kersfees ~ Een Plesierige Kerfees ~ Rehus-Beal-Ledeats ~ Gezur Krislinjden ~ Idah Saidan Wa Sanah Jadidah ~ Feliz Navidad ~ Shenoraavor Nor Dari yev Pari Gaghand ~ Tezze Iliniz Yahsi Olsun ~ Selamat Hari Natal ~ Zorionak eta Urte Berri …

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When is thinking big too big?

I recently had a discussion with the folks in my business group, BizBuilderCT, about goal setting and using vision boards. It occurs to me, though, that while setting goals is a good thing, both personally and professionally, without a clear plan on how to get there, goals can become nothing more than a distraction. Let …

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Speaking of letting go…

Every April, the International Virtual Assistants Association (IVAA) holds a VA Summit, which I attended for the first time this past April. After I got over my mommy concern about leaving my at the time 18 month old daughter alone with her father for four days, I had a blast. There were some fabulous speakers, …

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