Giving Thanks

Imagine how wonderful it would feel to receive a random thank you just for participating in the community. Here’s your homework starting next week: Make note of status updates throughout the week that resonate with you.  Maybe it’s a cool quote, a new...

Why Bother With Social Media?

The telephone has become such a common fixture in our society that we use it without giving it a second thought.  Be honest, have you ever said yourself, “I have no time to use the phone.”?  Email has become a similar commonality in our everyday lives.  Whether we...

A New WordPress Surprise

I am not new to WordPress.  I have been building client sites on the WordPress platform for a number of years.  Yet, every so often something surprises me. I have a client who uses the Featured Content Gallery on three sites.  To use the plug in, you need to use...

Moving Web sites to New Servers

When ever I move a client’s site to our hosting servers, I get myself all worked up. Static sites are not too complex, copy down to local computer and upload to new servers. Database driven sites, like WordPress, always make me a little paranoid.  Wordpress...

The Rules of Engagement

As we close the door on 2010 and open to 2011, I have a thought I’d like to share… There are still a lot of people doing it wrong. Image by fredcavazza via Flickr They are using social media as a platform to yell, blast and spam out their goods and...