Going Full Site Editing with Gutenberg Custom Blocks

By Michael Neely | March 1, 2023

Image by Gordon Johnson from Pixabay Full site editing with Gutenberg blocks is a powerful yet easy way to create and customize WordPress websites. With this method, users can create dynamic, beautiful, and professional websites without any coding knowledge. This article will walk you through the basics of full site editing, the benefits of using…

5 Reasons to Harness the Power of WordPress for Your Blog

By Michael Neely | February 28, 2023

WordPress is one of the most popular blogging platforms available today. It’s used by millions of bloggers around the world to create powerful, engaging content. But what is WordPress and why should you use it for your blog? In this article, we’ll explore five reasons why you should consider harnessing the power of WordPress for…

A Step-By-Step Six-Month SEO Plan to Unlock Improved Results

By Michael Neely | February 27, 2023

As a business owner, you know how important it is to make sure your website is as visible as possible. Search engine optimization (SEO) is an important part of this process, and having a comprehensive plan in place can help you unlock improved results. In this blog, we’ll take a look at a step-by-step six-month…

A Comprehensive Look at How WordPress Themes Have Evolved Since Version 5.0

By Michael Neely | February 24, 2023
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WordPress is one of the most popular content management systems available today. It is used by millions of people around the world to build and manage websites, blogs, and other online content. One of the most important parts of a WordPress site is the theme – the visual layer that controls how the site looks…

Why Your Website Needs the Best WordPress Hosting

By Michael Neely | December 23, 2021
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Want to Build a Web Presence? Your Number One Obstacle Could be Your Web Hosting When I really started my internet career in 2012, I went with the cheapest hosting I could find. After all, I was just getting started and I had lots of other bills, like food and a roof over my head.…

The Death of Organic SEO (As You Know It)

By Michael Neely | December 15, 2021
The Death of Organic SEO

The Internet Is Changing Rapidly and So is Organic SEO Organic SEO is the practice (and discipline) of making your website attractive to search engines. When the internet was first developing in the late 1990’s, search engines were relatively new. Fortunes were created by using a few cleverly selected keywords in a website repeatedly. Yahoo…

Why Your New WordPress Website is Already Obsolete

By Michael Neely | December 8, 2021
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How to Extend Your Website Investment It took months to hammer out the details for your new website. The agency that built it for you kept adding new ideas and new things. The costs went up. Your 15-year-old kid built a website once. It wasn’t this complicated. And then they had the audacity to ask…

Recent Changes to the Genesis Framework for WordPress

By Michael Neely | June 30, 2021

New Packages from WPEngine Make the Genesis Framework Better Than Ever The Genesis Framework is one of the most popular WordPress frameworks available. Recently, WPEngine repackaged the Genesis framework and StudioPress themes. These changes make the Genesis framework a far better choice for your new WordPress website. This post will explore these changes in detail,…

Four Essential Free Tools for Improving Your Organic Search Results

By Michael Neely | June 9, 2021

These Google Web Analytics Tools are Vital to Your Organic Search Result If you own a website, the chances are good that you have heard of search engine optimization and search engine marketing. At some point in your marketing education, the topic of “organic search” came up. In the early days, it seemed like an…

Hands-Free Sales Tax Solutions for WooCommerce

By Michael Neely | April 2, 2021
Long nights figuring our sales tax question for WooCommerce

Collecting and Paying Sales Tax Can Be Struggle for Business Owners If you are running an eCommerce store on WordPress, the chances are very good that you are using WooCommerce as your eCommerce solution. There is also a strong possibility that the topic of collecting sales tax has crossed your mind more than once. How…