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How I Used Cloudflare With a Site Under Attack

How I Used Cloudflare With a Site Under Attack

Recently I started receiving Sucuri notices on one of my WordPress sites, sheilafranzen.com, that it was being attacked.  The notices indicated that there were attempted logins under the name of admin and the user name that I use 100’s of times from IP addresses...

Save Time & Clear Inbox Clutter with Unroll.Me

Save Time & Clear Inbox Clutter with Unroll.Me

This is definitely my new favorite tool! I remember looking at it several months ago and it just didn’t make sense to me. Someone else recently recommended it again, so I thought I should dig in and find out what it was and how it worked. Unroll.Me is saving me time...

The 2nd Most Important Thing to do in WordPress… Secure Your Site!

The 2nd Most Important Thing to do in WordPress… Secure Your Site!

I experienced a brute force attack against my site that forced my hosting company to shut down my site and I had Wordfence installed!  I spent 2 days learning that without real time protection on your site, it doesn’t matter what security plugins you have.  When there...

The Checklist Manifesto by Atul Gawande

The Checklist Manifesto by Atul Gawande

I read this book back in 2010 and I still think about it on a regular basis when it comes to simplying complex tasks or making something in my written communication clear. I have always been one to love checklists! Then again, I AM a project manger! Talk about a...

How to use Asana Project Boards to Plan Yearly Goals

How to use Asana Project Boards to Plan Yearly Goals

Asana has a feature called Asana Project Boards.  They have evolved from the concept around the Agile software world where sticky notes are used to plan the work that needs to be done.  I love using this feature of Asana to plan yearly goals. First, Why goals? Well,...

Predict Your Annual Income with a Spreadsheet!

Predict Your Annual Income with a Spreadsheet!

Did you know that you could predict your annual income with a spreadsheet? Spreadsheets are awesome! I remember a long time ago when I discovered the power of spreadsheets and realized what they could do. Entrepreneurs often have unpredictable income, which could...

The Most Important Thing to Do in WordPress: Backup Your Site!

The Most Important Thing to Do in WordPress: Backup Your Site!

The most important thing you need to do if you have a Wordpress site is back it up!  While most hosting providers are backing up their servers, they aren’t necessarily creating backups that make it easy for you to restore a backup.  Strange things happen in technology...

Your Child Has a Phone, Now What? Keep them Safe!

Your Child Has a Phone, Now What? Keep them Safe!

It seems that everywhere you look today, kids have phones.   You must take action to keep them safe.   In fact, 76% of teens surveyed have a phone!  Have you finally given in and procured a phone for your child?  If not, the time will come and you will need this...

Weebly Promote vs Mailchimp or Mailerlite

Weebly Promote vs Mailchimp or Mailerlite

Weebly has not yet allowed integration with Zapier or automate.io and it seems they have built their own email marketing tool called Promote to compete with the other email marketing services.  Previously, I compared over 40 email marketing services and made...