July 13, 2009

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WordPress Member Area

We needed to create a site that could limit some pages and posts to logged in members only. To do this we used three different free plugins.
To protect the content we used:
Member Access
We quickly discovered that the default registration page and log in pages would be pretty confusing to people. These pages look like they […]

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June 23, 2009

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WordPress.org Vs WordPress.com With Douglas Welch

On this episode I talk with Douglas Welch about the differences between WordPress.com and WordPress.org and when you might want to use WordPress.org vs WordPress.com.
WordPress.com is hosted and managed by automattic (the company behing wordpress). If you choose WordPress.com you don’t install or control the software.
WordPress.org is the home of the open source wordpress software. […]

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June 7, 2009

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Browser Compatiblity

Gerry and I discuss why your site still needs to support IE6 plus other issue you should know when deciding what browsers support when creating or updating your web site.

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May 6, 2009

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SEO – Ashley Berman Hale

I got the opportunity to have a great conversation with Ashley Berman Hale. During out conversation we discussed various topics to help local businesses to understand SEO and web promotion.

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April 12, 2009

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Silver Stripe – Interview with Sigurd Magnusson

Glenn interviews Siguard Magnusson from the SiliverStripe project. SilverStripe is a newer open source CMS that has been getting increasing traction since it was use to host the Democratic Convention Web Site.
This CMS is backed by a company also called SilverStripe. The company is located at silverstripe.com while the open source project is located at […]

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July 11, 2009

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Episode 114 Tom Friedhof Talks About Drupal

I talked to Tom Fiedhof and he gave us a great introduction to Durpal. Drupal is a contact management system similar to Joomla. Tom uses Drupal to create web sites for small business with his company ActiveLAMP. If you’re not familiar with Drupal or have always been wondering what it was all about this is […]

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June 7, 2009

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Email Address Management

Yes you need to manage your email address. In this episode Gerry and I cover the subject of email address management. You need to be careful who you give your email address to in order to protected it from unwanted spam. We cover ways to avoid problems with your email address.

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June 7, 2009

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Email Harvesters – Protect Your Email Address

It’s important to protect your email address to minimize the spam that floods into your in box. On this episode we help you understand what email harvesters are, the way they work and how to protect yourself from them.

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April 11, 2009

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Google Analytics

Glenn and Gerry introduce Google Analytics a free tool used to analyse the effectiveness of your web site. This is not mean as a tutorial, but simply an introduction and an overview of valuable tool available to small businesses.

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April 11, 2009

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Choosing a CMS

As a small business owner you might be in a position to choose a CMS (Contact Managment System) yourself, but you should have an idea of the options available to you so you can my more informed about this impact of one choice or the other. In this episode Glenn and Gerry discussus varius options […]

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