Security Update: WordPress Website Owners Be Warned – Major Announcement

Over the past few weeks there has been an onslaught for WordPress websites and server attacks, pretty well around the clock. The graph below are just the stats from just one security plugin we use and it peaked at 40,000 attacks per minute, yes, per minute. These are not the global stats, just … [Read more...]

Hackers Having a Field Day In WordPress

There's a group of hackers running amok with WordPress and Joomla. Why do hackers hack? Damn good question, a few reasons. Sometimes it's to install a link or a script into your website that points to a website of theirs, other times it seems they do it because they can? Why are they targeting … [Read more...]

WordPress Website Version Updates x 3

Time to update your website to the new WordPress 3.5 ‘Elvin’ What’s new? The most dramatic new change is a completely re-imagined flow for uploading photos and creating galleries. If you’re a Standard 110 Member with Smarter Websites we’ll be doing this update for you. If you're a Basic 55 … [Read more...]

Blogging for Business

What does that even mean? Blogging simply means adding an article or newsworthy “post” to your website/blog. Why is it such a big thing? Because Google (and other search engines) love it! “Real Time” Search Results Will Have Your Content Soaring the Google Charts... I wrote a post on … [Read more...]

A butcher, a baker and candlestick maker…

I didn’t know how else to start this post. Normally when we publish a new site I write a post so we can show it off. Plus the new site owner gets some traffic by people and the search engines, all a good thing. Trouble is I’ve been so busy doing the “working in my business rather than working … [Read more...]

From Nowhere to # 2 in the Google Charts in 3 Weeks.

This one single tip can get your site to soar the Google charts! Struggling to get traffic and a decent ranking with your website? I have a colleague in South Australia who is an expert in his field but he was in the same boat. How many people can relate to this? He’s very successful and … [Read more...]

The Guru of Effective WordPress Websites!

One of Tony's sites had soared up the Google Charts and not only that, over 12 months later had held onto a page 1 spot in Google. I asked Tony for a short spiel. Read his "rave" below... The Guru of Effective WordPress Websites! Wow! This stuff really works… For several years I did my best … [Read more...]

WordPress Websites Done Badly

I tell people the virtues of getting a website built in WordPress, the ever increasing popular blogging platform, all the time. Now, WordPress is an open source platform, you can get a basic template for free. There is a huge community behind it, developing and supporting it and you can get a … [Read more...]

Social Media Marketing – Will It REALLY Help Your Business?

And the next big question is how? I look at Social Media Marketing in two ways. One I call the hard wired and the other is the soft wired. Let’s just focus on the 2 biggie social media marketing platforms – Twitter and FaceBook and how this hard wired and soft wired concept impacts them. The … [Read more...]

New Years Eve Site Soars Up The Search Engine Charts

Just a quick update on a site and how, just in one week it has soared up the charts. This was a domain I bought a week before last new years eve. The plan was to generate a heap of traffic and build a list. I used some PC software to build the site in and graphically it was fine but you can … [Read more...]