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The Real Reason I Blog: I’m Lazy

The Real Reason I Blog: I’m Lazy

Blogging is often lamented as a torturous requirement of managing a modern business or nonprofit. Ugh, I know I should be blogging, I hear from my clients, but it's just so much stinking WORK. You know what I think? Turn that upside down. Blogging is not nearly as...

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Website Quickies: 15 Minute Changes For Hassled Times

Website Quickies: 15 Minute Changes For Hassled Times

Let's get one thing straight: no one has time to update their web site. You are not alone in thinking it's just one more thing you really cannot squeeze into your week. After all, you probably spent dozens of hours working on it when you launched it, and you're...

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Should You Holiday-ify Your Web Site?

Should You Holiday-ify Your Web Site?

As soon as the Halloween items roll into the clearance section of the store, the winter holiday items roll into place. If you have a brick-and-mortar store, you have to consider whether or not to add any decorations for the winter holidays, but what about your web...

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Be Awesome Online

Be Awesome Online

This is a public service announcement from me -- a veteran of the dot-com boom, a consultant for web enterprises medium and small (but rarely large), a person whose life is lived with integrity online and off -- to you, a person who owns and runs (or is about to own...

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Silver Linings in Your Required Upgrade

It feels like a dark time in the life of a small business owner when their web developer breaks the bad news about needing to upgrade their software. Yesterday, their web site seemed just right. Suddenly, it's a violent approaching storm requiring an infusion of money...

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Lose the Shoulder Pads on Your Web Sites

Lose the Shoulder Pads on Your Web Sites

If you look around in any office that requires business attire, it is obvious that fashions change over time. Sometimes the changes are subtle -- cuffs/no cuffs, pleats/no pleats -- and sometimes, they are obvious. Neither men nor women would consider entering a...

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Joomla vs. WordPress: Add-on Update Quickdraw

Joomla vs. WordPress: Add-on Update Quickdraw

For the past two weeks, we've been tallying off the steps it takes for an average, not-super-technical business owner to perform basic tasks on a web site that uses WordPress versus one that uses Joomla. Both systems have their enthusiastic supporters, and both can...

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Joomla vs. WordPress: New User Quickdraw

Joomla vs. WordPress: New User Quickdraw

All too often, small businesses and nonprofit organizations are taught the basics of managing content on their sites without being taught how to manage the rights of the site's administrative users. If your organization has rotating interns, part-time staff that turns...

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