Green padlocks are all the rage these days! Every website needs to be secured. Is yours? It should start with https:// and not just http://. Unless you have a secured website, the information sent to your website can be read by any system in transit between your visitor and you. Secure websites encrypt this information so that it cannot be interpreted by anyone other than the person to whom it was intended.
People usually consider the colors first when it comes to web design. While this is important, we have to take a few steps back to understand how to get it right the first time. As a mission-driven entrepreneur, it’s even more important to consider your visitor because you want to inspire them to action. In part 1 of this 3-part series, we’ll look into the psychology of colors as it pertains to your mission-driven website.
Are you good at helping people with relationships, burnout, grief, or self-worthiness? I bet you’ve already solved plenty of problems for others already. Did they check your resume first, or did they seek you out because they knew, liked, and trusted you? Do you feel the need to prove your worthiness to be a coach before anyone really knows what you do?
I make a bold claim that I can change the way you increase your productivity. I can say that because I’m not a time-management guru or know-it-all. In fact, I haven’t yet mastered the art of productivity myself. I’m still working through it.
I can say that I can change the way you work on your business because I am doing it now, getting better at it, and seeing the results of my efforts. As a bonus, I feel overwhelmingly less … overwhelmed.
Ever struggle to be yourself and have some fun while growing your business? Watch my very candid Facebook Live video where I share my back story, provide some tips, and tell you it’s OKAY to be yourself.
Stop the hustle? This flies in the face of conventional wisdom. Conventional wisdom tells us to work harder, and harder, and harder. And through that hard work, we will be successful. Even worse, conventional wisdom tells us that those that aren’t successful didn’t work hard enough. It’s time to think differently!
Exactly, one week ago, I had the privilege to speak at the Happy Black Woman ‘Launch Your Business’ Live Event. In this video, I talk about why I started FoolishlyCreative, what my next steps are, and my advice for other entrepreneurs.
Finding an available domain name shouldn’t take more than a few minutes. Would you like to know how I do it? Here’s a snippet from my ‘Launch Your Website in 7 Days’ webinar. Also, if you are interested in how I can kick off your business website, book a strategy call with me. I’d love to discuss how I can make your current website even better!
As an introvert, it’s not easy to be amongst large crowds. A group of 10 or more is overwhelming. And if you are introverted AND socially anxious, it appears that the world demands you to change in order to be successful. What if I told you that you can stay exactly the way you are AND still have success in your business. My motto: Know thyself.
If you have a website, it’s imperative that you measure its performance. You’ve spent the time and money to set it up, and you think it’s pretty good, but if you are not regularly checking your analytics, you may be missing out on some key areas for improvement.
I can build very detailed custom Google Analytics reports for you, but it’s helpful to have the knowledge to be able to interpret the results at a very high level. Here’s my way of sharing my knowledge with you.
If you are using the default ‘admin’ username, the world knows your name. And many hackers know it as well. The only thing left is to figure out is your password through a brute force attack – and voila! – you and your hacker buddy are more acquainted! You now share your WordPress website and now they can install all sorts of cool malware or take your site down. Fortunately, it’s easy to change.
About 60% of all internet traffic is from a mobile device. You want to make the best impression where your target audience will find you, and that will likely be using a smartphone. Responsive design is not optional, it’s required.
In my previous post, 5 things you need to know about WordPress plugins, I’ve reviewed five areas of caution before installing random plugins. However, I would like to review some tips for choosing good plugins. I don’t want to discourage the use of plugins, I just want you to install the right ones – safely.
One of the great things about WordPress is the ability to extend its functionality plugins. There is almost a plug-in for anything that you are looking for. Most of the time, these plugins are available for free as well. However, before you start installing plugins, here are 5 things that you need to be aware of.