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I've Moved - Come Join Me!

I've moved

Please visit my new website over at www.ezineexcellence.com.

You’ll find information on list building, ezines, creating relationships with clients and future clients, and growing your business.

In addition, you can pick up your free list building gift! Click here.

. . . → Read More: I’ve Moved – Come Join Me!

How to Start Your Mailing List

Once you decide to start your own business, one of the critical steps is to start a mailing list.

Why should you start a mailing list?

Less reliance on fickle search engines Build a loyal audience Opportunities to improve Reminds people of you Builds credibility Makes you visible and accessible Personal connections . . . → Read More: How to Start Your Mailing List

How to Build Your Subscriber List

Recently, I created a mindmap and audio listing various ways to build your subscriber list. First, however, I’ll answer the question, “Why should I build a list?”

There are a number of reasons:

1. People do business with those they know, like and trust.

The people on your list know you, to some degree. They . . . → Read More: How to Build Your Subscriber List

Thought for the Day

Regrets, I Have a Few

“Be bold and courageous. When you look back on your life, you’ll regret the things you didn’t do more than the ones you did.” H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

People don’t regret the things they do, they regret the things they don’t do.

Many years ago I decided to live without regret. Sure, I’ve made mistakes . . . → Read More: Regrets, I Have a Few

How to Change Your WordPress Theme

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Ever want to change your wordpress theme? Here are the steps:

Go to Appearance –> Themes Install Themes Select your preferences or enter keywords in the search box Or if you know the name of the theme you want, enter that in the search box. Once you have found a theme you want . . . → Read More: How to Change Your WordPress Theme

WordPress Maintenance -- Essential Tasks

There are certain regular maintenance tasks you need to do on your wordpress based website to ensure security and a pleasant experience for your visitors.

1. Backups.

These should be done, at minimum, once a month. There are many backup solutions but quite a lot of them don’t provide a complete backup of your entire . . . → Read More: WordPress Maintenance — Essential Tasks

Tech Tip - How to Update WordPress

WordPress recently issued some updates, here is a video showing how to go through the process on your website.

1. Make sure you’ve done a full and proper backup of your site.

2. Deactivate plugins.

3. Run the WordPress update.

4. Check to make sure your site is working properly.

5. Reactivate one plugin . . . → Read More: Tech Tip – How to Update WordPress

5 Reasons You Should Never Use a “Free” Website Service



I constantly see people creating their websites with free hosting providers and I cringe every time. Now you know I love freebies – and even wrote the book on them, which you can get for free! (Sign up on the right.) However, there are some places you should not scrimp and one . . . → Read More: 5 Reasons You Should Never Use a “Free” Website Service

Tech Tip - Gmail Signatures

This week’s tech tip was prompted by a client who wanted to create a signature in Gmail. This is one service I can provide, watch the video to see how it is done.