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Get Plugged In

September 5, 2014 | | One Comment

There are only about 4,593,692 plug-ins available for a WordPress site. I counted. How do you know which ones are good and which ones aren’t? Well, you use all of them and then filter out the crappy ones. Here are … Read More

How to start a blog STEP 2: Setting up a self-hosted blog

April 8, 2014 |

Yesterday we talked about defining your blogging goals in order to determine whether you should go with a free, hosted platform or a self-hosted situation. Now let’s get serious. How exactly do you set up a self-hosted blog?

Here’s a … Read More

How to start a blog STEP 1: What’s your goal

April 7, 2014 |

It’s time to put yourself out there. If I can do it, so can you. But before you start your own blog there are a few things you need to know, like the VERY IMPORTANT difference between hosted & self-hosted … Read More

Bloggers: Search data is BACK! Google launches first WordPress plugin

January 31, 2014 | | 3 Comments

If you blog and you watch your Google Analytics at all you are probably aware that in September Google encrypted most search date “for privacy reasons.”

Mmmm hmmmm.

Two things:

  1. Google stills shows this data to advertisers, so your … Read More

Urgent WordPress Security Issue

April 27, 2013 |

If you are a blogger and you use WordPress there has been a major security hole discovered in two very popular plugins.

Here’s the email I got from Site5, my hosting service:

We wanted to take this time to pass … Read More

Going under the knife

April 14, 2012 | | 3 Comments

Evolved Mommy is going under the knife. Specifically, the blog is being completely redesigned. All new graphics and style. Stay tuned. More will be revealed. Until then posting will be a little lighter than usual.

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Blog Step 1: vs.

September 27, 2011 | | 3 Comments
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Photo courtesy of Rob Davies (c)

One of the questions I get the most from people who know I have a blog (yes, there are people in my life who don’t know and I’d like to keep it that way) is, “How do I start a blog?”

But usually it isn’t phrased in such a sweet, inquisitive way. What really happens is this: Read More

Define Web 2.0 (I Swear It is Interesting)

September 8, 2011 | | 3 Comments

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Many examples of Web 2.0 [Photo courtesy of Felipe Ibáñez Guzmán (c)

Lately I’ve seen the term Web 2.0 a lot. Now I may be late to the party, but I’m not one to let something like this slide without figuring out exactly what it is and what it means.

Apparently, the term was first coined in ’99, but really started to gain traction in ’05 and is becoming quite common now (again… late to the party).

Basically, it’s not a specific program or application or piece of software. It’s a broad generalization about the state of the web today, which means what? INTERACTION!

Where Web 1.0 was Netscape, Web 2.0 is Google. Read More

What? Like your home office is any stinkin’ better.

August 27, 2011 |

At night I tend to work from the couch instead of my desk, which really makes no sense because we don’t watch TV and it’s not any more comfortable than my desk chair.

If I get a new couch Read More

Why Blog? Why Bother?

July 30, 2011 | | 3 Comments

Upon more in depth reflection it occurs to me that there are two main reasons (and lots of little sub reasons) why I bother to blog.
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