The number one reason you need a new website

I posted an article several months ago listing the eight reasons a business should consider building a new website. My number one reason this week is based an an experience I have had one times too many. Your site is not responsive. In other words, it does not respond...

What I learned at WordCamp Boston – Day 2

Sunday’s talks started at 11 am with Cain and Obenland in the Morning, a comedy duo starring Konstantine Obenland and Michael Cain from Automattic. Automattic is the WordPress founding company based in San Francisco. There are many Automatticians around the...

What I learned at WordCamp Boston 2016

I attended my first ever WordCamp in Boston last weekend. WordCamp is a conference for WordPress user enthusiasts held in various cities around this time of year. Today I selected eight TED type talks to attend on a range of topics, that perhaps only nerdy web...

Why You Should Maintain a WordPress Website

Perhaps your friend or an agency designed your website awhile ago and now there are problems because it hasn’t been maintained. But, do you have time or the inclination to do it yourself? The best way to stay on top of things is to use a maintenance plan that...

New business marketing tools better than the old

Most of my clients know I have been in the graphic design and web design business a long time. Maybe its the gray hair that gives it away! After I worked at the Boston Globe for ten years from 1978 to 1988 as an information graphic artist, I started my own company. At...

How About Some WordPress Swag?

If your business site is sporting the best website software and you are proud of it, why not sport a cool t-shirt as well? Try this t-shirt from the official WordPress Swag Store, only $15. A few years back I ordered several of these in different colors. One in dark...

Six skills to look for in a web designer

The Best Designer’s Skillset When you hire a web designer or developer you should know what you are buying. Are you getting services from someone who is more of a techie with no design skills? Or someone who is creative but no has no chops when it comes to code...

Best time to publish posts

You have written a great post and you want the most activity from your hard work of writing and editing. Here’s an informative article from Coschedule with some good infographics explaining the best times of the week and day to publish depending on your desired...

Latest news on WordPress security

As a web developer I am aware that security is getting difficult in manage and we need to be proactive to prevent our websites from being compromised. Security Week writes “Attackers have been abusing an XML-RPC method to amplify their brute force attacks...