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What is a Membership Site?

Apr 18, 2017

A membership site is a website that provides special access or content to users that are members of the website. Usually, there is some sort of requirement to enter. Some of the requirements may include one or more of these points; account creation, payment, and invite only. Think of being a member at Costco. Before being…

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Leading Through Collaboration

Mar 28, 2017

I have been a strong believer in leading through collaboration and realizing that I am not always the smartest person nor do I have all the answers. It is having an open mind, working with others and continuing the quest for knowledge that I become a stronger leader. One of my favorite quotes is: If…

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Using Google Fi in China, South Korean, and Japan

Mar 27, 2017

I brought my Google Pixel with the Google Fi service to China, South Korea, and Japan. So this would be a great test on how well Google Fi works outside of the US. Especially in China where Google, Facebook, YouTube, and some other big websites are blocks. Here is a list of blocked websites by…

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Business Travel: What I Bring to Stay Connected

Mar 24, 2017

As I am writing this I’m headed to South Korea then Japan for my honeymoon.  Traveling can be fun but also stressful at times as a business owner; jet lag, diets, time differences, slow/no internet, limited phone access, etc. So here are some items I pack in my bag during my travels. Surface Pro 4…

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Setting Up Gravity Forms to Accept Stripe Payments

Mar 23, 2017

One of our favorite plug-ins is Gravity Forms. Gravity Forms is exactly what you think it does, forms! There’s a lot of different ways Gravity Forms can be used and today we’ll be going over how to accept and process payments with Stripe via Gravity Forms. Stripe is an online payment gateway (similar to Paypal).…

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Finding Passion as a Business Owner

Mar 22, 2017

I met someone at LA Fitness today full of passion. He had so much positive energy and passion in what he wanted to do, I just couldn’t help but share my own passion for my business. I hear about how important having passion in running a business and I would extend that to life. I…

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7 Ways to Improve Customer Service

Mar 21, 2017

1) Listen more It’s always difficult to listen and truly understand what the other person is saying when they are talking or their mind wanders off. It’s important to know just stay quiet and listen to what the customer is saying but also being able to respond effectively. As a web development consultant, there are…

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What is WordPress?

Mar 19, 2017

A free and open source content management system built on PHP (Server-Side Scripting) and MySQL (Database). WordPress is similar to Microsoft Word but for websites. What I mean is that once the website is built, content can easily be modified and it is as easy as editing content in Word. WordPress has different components; framework,…

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Case Study: Daily content for 90 days

Mar 18, 2017

I hear about how much value content creation is to bringing more visitors to a website. I’m not going to get caught up on creating the perfect case study. More importantly, this is as much for me to create content on a consistent basis and seeing the pros and cons of doing it. Also, by…

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What is the Beaver Builder Theme and Plug-in?

Mar 3, 2017

Here’s a short video on what is Beaver Builder Theme and the Plug-in.  

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