Author: Trevor Wilson

3 Things I’ve Learned About Busyness

  1 – Being busy doesn’t equal creating value. It’s easy to be busy. Maybe we stay busy to avoid the hard thing. Maybe we’re tired and can’t muster the energy to do more than look busy. 2 – It takes energy, focus and priorities to create value. When we have a guiding priority we are able to prioritize everything around what is important to us. Sure we’ll all slide into being busy from time to time yet our priorities will allow us to catch ourselves and get back on track. 3 – Only we know when we are...

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9 Steps To A Super Fantastic Website

I ran across a blog post the other day that proposed 9 things you must do before you hire someone to build or redesign your website. Here are the 9 things they proposed. Gather all your information Have your logo ready in high resolution and several formats Gather or have photos taken that showcase your business Have a list of what you like and want your website to look like Create a list of your website needs Decide on the focus of your website Plan how you will handle the leads that come in Create a plan for your...

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Is Your Website Purpose Driven

Imagine arriving at a website. It’s old looking and disorganized. It’s difficult to find what you are looking for and you begin wondering if they can really help you.   Imagine arriving at a website. It looks new, well designed and organized. You can easily find what you are looking for and you feel they can help you.   Each website has a purpose. Yet, is the purpose the one the owner intended?   If you want your website to be a place where your customers feel comfortable, you need to design it for that purpose. You need to...

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4 Great Security Practices for Your WordPress Site

There are 4 great security practices that will help you secure your WordPress site with little effort. These 4 practices alone can go a long way in preventing a security breach.   1. Keep It Updated   First off, and we’ve touched on this in a previous article, keep everything updated. Old versions of the core WordPress software, plugins, and theme dramatically raise your security risk. Also, be aware that even plugins that aren’t active pose a risk if they aren’t updated. Why run the risk when it’s so easy to keep you site updated?   Simply schedule time...

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4 Types of Security Your WordPress Site Needs

Let’s pick this security topic up where we left off and take it a little deeper. There are four types or aspects of security that you need to be aware of. These four are protection, hiding, detection, and restoration. You need to implement all four to protect your site. Protection After the initial process of keeping WordPress, your plugins, and themes updated, you have to protect your site. This involves implementing security features that make getting into your site more difficult for hackers. This is the first level of security and will go a long way toward improving the...

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