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Story of a Hacked Site (and recovery)

My site was hacked this week. I am a bit of a security nut. My passwords are always strong and complex. My site is regularly updated. In short, I follow all the recommended guidelines and all the security protocols I recommend to clients. Still, my site got hacked. When I launched my site this week,…

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Why you need an SSL Certificate

I will try not to be too much of a tech geek here, and to keep it brief, so stick with me. What is an SSL Certificate? It’s a data file that encrypts the information on your site. I don’t sell anything on my site, do I really need one? Yes. The first reason is…

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What does GDPR mean for your photography website?

Let me start this off with the necessary I am not a lawyer, and therefore can’t tell you if your site is GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) compliant. Now that I have statement out of the way, this is what I understand. I am hoping a plain words explanation might be helpful to my clients,…

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What does it cost to setup a WordPress website?

Whether you setup your website yourself or you hire a web designer, there are certain costs involved. Registering a domain name This should run about $20 per year.  Sometimes domain name registrars, such as name.com, run specials but most of the time it is $10 a year for the domain plus $10 a year for…

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The ONE best thing you can do for SEO

We can sit here and spend all day, night and the next day talking about SEO, search engine optimization.  You can pay lots of money for seminars, learn online about the latest techniques.  You can hire a special SEO team that will guarantee search results for a pretty good sum of money monthly with a…

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