Ok, ok – I know you are thinking… snooze, how boring – or maybe even, “huh?”. BUT, listen up folks – this one is actually worth your attention. SSL is the technology that keeps your website secure – it is easily recognized on any website by an https:// versus http://. This would most commonly be Continue Reading
Last night I took a rare moment to clean up the desktop on my laptop and discovered a few interesting pearls. Specifically I found a some notes from Wordcamp Denver last June (2015). First of course I had to figure out what the heck I was looking at, and next I realized… damn, there is some great stuff Continue Reading
SEO – it’s one of those catch phrases we’ve been throwing around for years. And everybody is a guru right? Before we can claim all-knowingness, let’s review just a few search engine optimization basics. When we build WordPress websites, we say they are “optimized for search“. What does that mean? Very basically there are things Continue Reading
This blog post is about retargeting. I write it in an effort to convince more folks that a failure to retarget is just not smart. At best, failure to consider retargeting is a missed opportunity to cost effectively market your business, at worst it is just plain stupid. Read on to find out why… What is retargeting? It Continue Reading
Once again, Trent Blizzard is teaching a free business class at the Glenwood Springs Library – this month is Blogging for Business. Here is a quick download of the topics, the slides, and links to sample blogs. The slides are at the bottom of the post… so scroll down if that is what you are looking Continue Reading
Check out the slides from Kristen Blizzard’s presentation to DEVO. Learn how Eagle County Gives raised nearly $750,000 on Colorado Gives day in 2014 as “Regional Champions.” And, support your favorite nonprofits on Colorado Gives Day this year – December 8th, 2015!
Trent is presenting today on reputation management at a conference in Denver. I’m going to do my best to keep up with him and download the tasty bits in this blog post. Here we go… What we LOVE about Reputation Management: Reputation Management rewards good businesses The cost is very low and there is a high DIY component It Continue Reading
That’s right, I said it. I might have better titled this article “The Hidden Costs of WordPress” but I’m feeling just a bit sassy today. So there you have it. Let’s find out just what I’m talking about. I’m a bit biased of course but WordPress is one of the best content management systems in the Continue Reading
Pretty much every BlizzardPress client received a warning / notification from Google this Monday telling them that Googlebot was having problems accessing their website and warning that it could “result in suboptimal rankings.” Here is what it looked like: We have been working to fix this, and can now say that all of our Continue Reading
Did you know? Referral spammers are wreaking havoc with your website traffic data when it is tracked and reported by Google Analytics. Like most folks, we use Google Analytics and rely heavily upon it. So just how big is the referral spam problem?