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Empire Avenue tips

Empire Avenue tips

I have compiled an Empire Avenue Tips video playlist.  It can teach you some of the basics and some of the things that work on Empire Avenue.  To see this scroll to the bottom, if you would like to read some of the background on how I came to this point, keep reading....
WordPress temporary login vulnerability on public wifi

WordPress temporary login vulnerability on public wifi

There’s a report out of a new security vulnerability for both WordPress.com accounts (you know it if you have it) and self hosted wordpress accounts(you probably know it if you have this one too!)  If not just ask below and leave your link. The problem is more...

Campaign Monitor and Gravity Forms

This week I am working on a project to use Gravity Forms to collect information and sign people up for an email newsletter run through Campaign Monitor.  In this case, the original setup used and setup by a different firm was too complex running on a custom made form...
Managing Twitter Messages, Scheduling, Campaigns and more

Managing Twitter Messages, Scheduling, Campaigns and more

For five or six years now, I have been using a twitter management tool called SocialOomph.  It is very handy for monitoring the mentions of your name, company’s name, hashtags and more.  It is also outstanding for scheduling tweets. These are just some of the basic...
Adding Users to Google Analytics, Google Webmaster Tools & Adsense

Adding Users to Google Analytics, Google Webmaster Tools & Adsense

The days of sharing your gmail address and account login information for your Google Analytics or Google Webmaster tools are over.  (finally!) Google offers more secure ways of sharing access to these accounts without having to open up your email and other google...
Protect WordPress from DDoS attack on Pingbacks

Protect WordPress from DDoS attack on Pingbacks

I came across a blog article by Cloudflare.  I use and recommend Cloudflare as a security protection and speed booster on all of my sites and all of my client sites.  Cloudflare has saved the day for myself and my clients far more times than I can count.  I came...
Taking the Scare out of Automatic Updates-WordPress 3.7.X

Taking the Scare out of Automatic Updates-WordPress 3.7.X

WordPress sites have grown increased in numbers rapidly, yet too many people set them up and don’t update them.  They miss the chance to fix security weaknesses through updates to WordPress, WordPress Plugins and WordPress themes. Enter the Solution Automatic...