Geek Speak: Professional Email

Today, let’s talk about sparkly professional email addresses for solopreneurs and small business owners.  Are they actually sparkly?  No.  But they do make you look good 😎, and I’ll tell you why. First, however, let me back up a bit and define what a professional email address is.  Instead of ending in the name of […]

Geek Speak: WordPress Post Scheduling

November has begun, and we are now firmly in the holiday season.  As the holidays often involve going over the river and through the woods to visit family, I’d love to give you a tip on how to schedule your blog posts in advance with your WordPress website.  That way it won’t matter if the […]

GDPR Compliance

Geek Speak: GDPR

The 2018 GDPR compliance d-day is almost upon us: May 25.  Duh-duh-duh!  So why does it matter? Well, it matters if: You currently do business with clients in the European Union or might want to in the future. Your website might get traffic from the EU. You might get subscribers to your newsletter or other […]

SEO

Geek Speak: What is SEO?

***We are the first to admit that we’re not SEO experts.  There are fantastic specialists in SEO out there, and if SEO is a big point for you and your business, then we recommend looking for and hiring one of those brilliant people to play the SEO game for you or teach you how to […]

Geek Speak: WordPress Backup Plug-in Recommendation

Aaaahhhh.  Backups.  Like a digital hug and insurance policy in one, they give us the safety and security of knowing that even if something goes wrong with a WordPress site, all is not lost.  The website can be restored from that lovely little copy we stashed away for just such a time as this. Depending […]

Geek Speak: Choosing a Website Type – Coding

Today I’m talking about levels of coding and what they mean for your website.  But first I must digress just a bit and ask if you maybe watched the movie “Elf” over the holiday season?  If you didn’t, I’m sorry you missed out on such delightful holiday enjoyment.  In any case, Buddy the Elf tells […]

Geek Speak: Website Builders

So what’s the dealio with website building services?  There are plenty of fantastic website builders out there these days, like Squarespace, Wix, Weebly, etc.  If you’d like to know if using one is a good choice for you, read on, friend, read on.   The Good Stuff We’ll start with what’s good about website building […]

Geek Speak: Learning Management Systems

Have you been mulling over the idea of an online course but aren’t sure how to go about it?  Let us help you out with that. We wrote a guest post about this very topic called “Of Apples, Oranges, and Learning Management Systems” for Abby Herman of Write Solutions.  Abby is a fantastic copywriter and […]

Geek Speak: Theme Decisions

Oh, you’re looking at choosing a WordPress theme.  Well, my condolences then. I kid. I kid. But in all seriousness, theme decisions can seem intimidating.  There are sooooo many options.  However, if you are working with a website designer, like me at Flannel Creative, you have the comfort of knowing it’s not just you riding […]