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FACT: Many Small Business Bloggers Feel Intimidated When Confronted By This

FACT: Many Small Business Bloggers Feel Intimidated When Confronted By This


March 3, 2014    Donna Fontenot

I help a lot of small mom-and-pop businesses get their feet wet with WordPress, and teaching them how to create posts and pages is high priority. Most of these small …

Five Free Tools To Manage Your Freelance or Small Business

Five Free Tools To Manage Your Freelance or Small Business


February 24, 2014    Donna Fontenot

Short summary: I’ve become enamored with some free tools that are helping me get better organized and better able to manage my small freelance business. Here are my recommendations if …

The Cheapskate’s Guide To SEO Analysis

The Cheapskate’s Guide To SEO Analysis


February 11, 2014    Donna Fontenot

Bobby has a fair amount of SEO knowledge, and is capable of doing an SEO site audit. Suzie, a friend of Bobby’s, has recently seen her Google rankings decimated and …

Google Profits From Malware

Google Profits From Malware


January 24, 2014    Donna Fontenot

I tried to stir some interest for this topic in someone with more authority and more followers than I have, but haven’t yet been successful, so I decided to put …

Ideas To Kick Your Authority Into Gear

Ideas To Kick Your Authority Into Gear


January 6, 2014    Donna Fontenot

Recently, I was asked to help someone recover his site from a series of Google algorithmic penalties. But search penalties are not what this post is about. Instead, it’s about …

Giveaway – ElegantThemes Developer WordPress Theme Package

Giveaway – ElegantThemes Developer WordPress Theme Package


December 11, 2013    Donna Fontenot

ElegantThemes is one of my favorite WordPress theme providers. I’ve had a subscription with them for years. Today, I’m happy to give you the chance to win a free Developer …

2013 Black Friday and CyberMonday Deals for WordPress Users

2013 Black Friday and CyberMonday Deals for WordPress Users


November 25, 2013    Donna Fontenot

Black Friday and CyberMonday are typically thought of as the time to purchase holiday gifts for friends and family. But I like to use this time to buy work-related products …

An Introduction To Business Blogging

An Introduction To Business Blogging


November 8, 2013    Donna Fontenot

I work with a lot of small businesses who are either looking to get their business online for the first time, or who are moving old, static HTML sites to …

10 Tips To Get More Sales And Make More Money From A Small Business Website

10 Tips To Get More Sales And Make More Money From A Small Business Website


October 28, 2013    Donna Fontenot

What do small businesses typically do with their websites?

*crickets chirp*

All too often, nothing.

Each tip also includes checklist items, links to more information, and helpful tooltips for terms …

How To Make WordPress Easier For Small Business Clients

How To Make WordPress Easier For Small Business Clients


October 7, 2013    Donna Fontenot

Ever since I started converting static sites to WordPress for clients, one problem has become clearer and clearer. WordPress is too complex for many small business owners to use right

Prevent Google Panda Problems

Prevent Google Panda Problems


September 24, 2013    Donna Fontenot

I use Grammarly’s plagiarism check because Google’s Panda makes grammar trolls seem tame by comparison! Actually, Grammarly is great for taming both, but lately I’ve been doing SEO Audits and …

4 Totally Kickass Free WordPress Plugins You Aren’t Using

4 Totally Kickass Free WordPress Plugins You Aren’t Using


August 7, 2013    Donna Fontenot

Seriously, I bet none of my peeps are using these fabulous WordPress plugins. If you’re connected to me via Twitter already, and you’re already using one of them, let me …