Malicious Fake Godaddy Domain Termination Email Alert

I just received an extremely suspicious email from “Godaddy” claiming that my domain name was going to be terminated soon. It looked nothing like past emails from Godaddy, and had many red flags that made it pretty obvious that it wasn’t legitimate. Here is some additional information from it: Subject: Mandatory Alert: Termination of {example.com} in progress. From: GoDaddy <engineer3_cebu@ph.lantro.com> via lantrosingapore.onmicrosoft.com … Read More

The Picky/Vision Matrix – Why Some Clients are So Much Easier than Others

The Picky/Vision Matrix – Why Some Clients are So Much Easier than Others Over the years, I’ve worked with a huge variety of clients. Many have been incredible. Most have been good or great. And a handful have been nightmares. If you’re a web designer, developer, graphic designer, or any other type of creative who produces something for your small … Read More

Top 7 Reasons NOT to Hire a Local Website Designer

Top 7 Reasons NOT to Hire a Local Website Designer Generally most people like to work with a local website designer. But what works for one business might not work for another! In this post, we’ll be going through the top 7 reasons why you might not want to work with a local design company. If any of the following … Read More

How to Add Superscript®, Subscript©, and More to WordPress Titles

If you’re here, you’ve like wanted to add the registered symbol (®) or trademark symbol (™) to the title of your WordPress post, page, or product, only to find that it won’t display as a superscript like you want! Or perhaps you’ve been wanting to add some other symbol, text, or number as superscript or subscript to your WordPress title … Read More

New Website Woes – What’s Normal?

So you’ve just launched your brand new website design. You’ve gone through weeks or months of development and revisions, and you’re so excited to show it off to the world. But then… A confused text from a client whose just visited your new site. “I can’t navigate to any of the sub-pages on my phone!” he says. Your mind immediately … Read More

WordPress Site Keeps Going Down – Solutions

WordPress Site Keeps Going Down – Solutions So your WordPress website keeps going offline on a regular basis and you don’t know what to do. Never fear! We’ve seen it all. If your site is going down consistently, there is a cause and we’re going to find it. If your site goes down just once, take a look at our … Read More

The Top 4 Most Important Ranking Factors for SEO

Last November, SEMrush.com made a splash with a new study alleging that the top four most important ranking factors for SEO had nothing to do with keywords or backlinks and everything to do with user behavior. Think about that. For years and years, search engine optimizers  have focused mostly or exclusively on tweaking keywords or building backlinks. And those things … Read More

The Importance of CLARITY in Your Website Copy

Clarity is at the heart of every good message, whether you are providing instructions to an employee or communicating your brand via your website. You can’t be vague and general on your website and expect to get any kind of point across. I subscribe to an awesome email newsletter from Philip Morgan, who specializes in helping technical firms, well… Specialize! … Read More