If you have been following the news headlines in the last week, you will already know that Yahoo has been telling its users to change their passwords and be on the lookout for any suspicious activity in their other accounts (banking, other logins, etc). This is because if a hacker gains access to one account,… [Read More]
Free WordPress Course and Tutorials
Probably one of the things that held me back from starting my business online was not knowing how to create and update my website. I found the way websites worked fascinating, but it took me a while to find training to help me. Fortunately, after a lot of searching, I found training that taught me… [Read More]
Tips for Using PLR
As you know, I’m a PLR gal! It’s one of the best ways to speed up your content creation, without ripping off anyone’s content. In recent months, some software has been released that basically takes content from Ezine Articles and respins it into “original” content. Now how would you feel if that was your article… [Read More]
Easy Ad Maker WordPress Plugin with Developer Rights!
I am always on the lookout for wordpress plugins that make you work smarter, rather than harder. I also want plugins that make you look GOOD! This plugin does just that. The Easy Ad Maker is a wordpress plugin that allows you to create quick call-to-action boxes. They can work great for affiliate marketing, or… [Read More]
Genesis + Dynamik = My New Website Design Services
A few of you may have been wondering where I had disappeared. Sorry about that. February was not a good month for our family, as we had various illnesses including strep throat, colds, and migraines. Despite the chaos of illnesses, I’ve been quietly working behind the scenes to develop Standout Professional, so that I could… [Read More]
Legal Information for Your Websites
Today, I want to talk to you about something that might seem a bit dry, but it’s very important for you to know about if you have your own website. When I signed up for one of Melissa Ingold’s courses, I also became part of a private Facebook group. In that group, I found out… [Read More]
Want to Know a Painless Way to Upload Content to Your Website or Blog?
Many of you already know that I am a WordPress plugin enthusiast. Anytime I can find a plugin that will save me time, I’m interested! Today, I want to share with you a plugin created by my friend, Lynette Chandler. It’s called Gulp, and you can see it in action below. If you have been… [Read More]
What are your Favorite WordPress Plugins?
Recently, I asked six other business owners what their favorite wordpress plugins are. I wanted to know free and paid versions. I got many good answers from them – some plugins of which I already knew about, but several that I did not. I hope that you enjoy this report. You can read the PDF… [Read More]
WordPress Security – One important tip to secure your wordpress site
If you use wordpress, there are many ways to increase your wordpress security. One of the ways to secure a wordpress website is to change the username. By default, wordpress provides you with a username of admin. That means that when you go to login to wordpress, the username is admin. Many hackers know that… [Read More]
Online Security Tips – Let my scare be your wake-up call
A couple of nights ago, I tried to login to my Amember Pro account (not the Amember Cpanel/dashboard- that’s separate), which is where I downloaded the script that I purchased from them, and where I can send and read Support tickets. After several attempts to login and getting the message that my email address was… [Read More]
301 Redirects Explained
Recently, I decided to make some changes to my permalink structure on this website. Previously, my post URL’s included “.html”. For example, http://www.theonlinechick.com/the-website-page.html. However, for simplicity between posts and pages, I decided to change the structure to this format: http://www.theonlinechick.com/the-website-page/. However, any time that you make changes to the URL, you need to realize that… [Read More]
A Review of BonusPress, the new WordPress Plugin
Whenever a new plugin or product comes out, everyone and their dog jumps on it, and they only say positive things trying to get you to buy. I know this, because I’ve often purchased items without being informed about something that doesn’t quite work the way it should. I hate asking for refunds, but sometimes… [Read More]