Life is hard. Even when life is good, it’s still hard. You can never prepare for all the things that could happen. I’ve had my share of bad things happen in my day. Some people are struggling much more than me. I know this. I lead a cupcake life when it comes right down to it. … Read More


18 May 2016

Life is hard. Even when life is good, it’s still hard. You can never prepare for all the things that could happen. I’ve had my share of bad things happen in my day. Some people are struggling much more than me. I know this. I lead a cupcake life when it comes right down to it. … Read More


18 May 2016

Man, you would think we were a WordPress Meetup Broker, huh? We’re at it again. Announcing a new WordPress Meetup in Pasadena: the Advanced WordPress Pasadena Meetup. This is an off-shoot of the LA Advanced Meetup hosted by Natalie MacLees and Joe Chellman. What is this event? I think it’s easier to start off with … Read More


17 May 2016

I’m announcing a series of articles about growing your business and presence online. I’m just calling it “Way of the Tortoise” for now because I think that anything worth doing is worth doing well and it takes the investment of your most valuable—and irreplacable—resource. Your time. What this series will cover This set is meant … Read More


16 May 2016

One of the things that I love about what I do is that I get to talk to people about tech; they might be prospective clients or longtime customers. Regardless, I always find nuggets of info to pick and utilize. Recently, I launched a new site. The client had asked me about website chat clients … Read More


13 May 2016

“Write what you know.” It’s one part simple, if oft-misunderstood truth, and part cliché. I often tell clients to write what they have experienced when it comes to their business. Business owners tend to get stuck quickly when they are asked: “what do you do?” The answer is usually more mechanical and functional in nature, … Read More


09 May 2016

There are over 40,000 plugins in the WordPress repository as of this writing… I suppose that will remain true long after, right? Oh well! Look, there’s a lot of plugins. Some of them are pretty highly-rated, some are phenomenal while others are a little lacking. It’s okay. Not every plugin can be a winner. Today, … Read More


06 May 2016

There are over 40,000 plugins in the WordPress repository as of this writing… I suppose that will remain true long after, right? Oh well! Look, there’s a lot of plugins. Some of them are pretty highly-rated, some are phenomenal while others are a little lacking. It’s okay. Not every plugin can be a winner. Today, … Read More


06 May 2016

This is part of our ‘Way of the Tortoise’ series. You can check out our other posts in this series here. Check back regularly to read our other updates. In today’s world, content is life. If you don’t have it, no one will care about you or what you do. You may even have heard … Read More


02 May 2016

Hey, everyone! As we put the final touches on April we know something is coming. That something is cool and awesome. What is that something? Well, you know… It’s something quite rad. IT’S GONNA BE MAY!!!  May, as you know, is home to some awesome days like May the 4th be with you. Cinco De … Read More


29 Apr 2016

You’ve finally made a decision. You’re going to greenlight a new website project! After years or months of toiling around with a website that doesn’t work for your business, you’re elated about the fact you get to start again, from scratch and build a new digital vehicle that will take your business to the next … Read More


28 Apr 2016

WordPress is a pretty awesome tool. It’s well developed and has a lot of great features out-of-the-box. But some of the baked in features allow for developers to include bits that, frankly, I find annoying. I’ll tell you about one such annoyance. Admin notices. You know what they are! They are the stack of notices … Read More


27 Apr 2016