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Some Local Business Directory Signup Pages

By Tom Nguyen / September 28, 2021 /

This article was originally posted on May 31, 2015. Local citation or local directory websites are places where you can set up a profile that has your business name, address, and contact information at the very least. Customers or clients of your business can leave you a review on these websites as well. If you…

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How To Set Up a Self-Signed SSL Certificate on MAMP Pro on a MacBook Pro

By Tom Nguyen / September 8, 2021 /

This article was originally posted on October 29, 2019. Glad to be back blogging and providing you guys with helpful web development tips. If you’re a regular visitor of Mr. Technique, then you’ll notice that I just redesigned the website. I redesigned this site using Beaver Builder which is one of my favorite WordPress themes.…

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Post and Comment as Yourself on Your Facebook Company Page

By Tom Nguyen / September 3, 2021 /

This Facebook article was originally posted on November 13, 2017. Table of Contents Create a New Post on a Facebook Company Page as Yourself (Desktop) Comment on an Existing Facebook Company Page Post as Yourself (Desktop) Comment on a Visitor’s Post on a Facebook Company Page as Yourself (Desktop) Create a New Post and Comment…

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How to Scrape Info from Google SERPs with Screaming Frog

By Tom Nguyen / June 14, 2021 /

This article was originally posted on January 16, 2020. To do this, you need to have an understanding of a little bit of XPath and Google search queries. You also need to know how to use the Screaming Frog SEO tool. I first learned about doing this from Rory Truesdale’s blog post on Search Engine…

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Create a Pie Shape from Ellipse Tool in Adobe Illustrator

How to Create a Pie Shape Out of an Ellipse in Illustrator

By Tom Nguyen / May 18, 2021 /

I couldn’t find the Adobe tutorial that showed me how to create a pie shape in Illustrator, and I spent several minutes trying to figure out how to do it again, so that is why I created this tutorial. If you’re searching for an easy way to make a pie shape out of an ellipse,…

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Emmet Wrap With Abbreviation Cheatsheet

By Tom Nguyen / April 4, 2021 /

This article was originally posted on May 6, 2020. I learned about Emmet from Brad Hussey. I took his course on building WordPress themes with Bootstrap. In the course, he used Coda 2, an Apple web development code editor, and Emmet, a tookit designed to improve your HTML & CSS workflow. Coda 2 has an…

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How to Add Custom CSS to Wufoo Forms

By Tom Nguyen / March 25, 2021 /

Wufoo forms speed up the form creation and editing process, and by using their forms theme maker, you can style Wufoo forms to look like they are part of your website. If a you can’t style a Wufoo form exactly the way that you want by using their forms theme maker (i.e. a font isn’t available in the theme maker), you can apply a stylesheet that is hosted on your website’s server or a Dropbox folder. Read this post to find out how.

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How to Pass Payment Transaction Fees to the Customer

By Tom Nguyen / December 24, 2020 /

This article was originally posted on June 13, 2016. Both Stripe and Paypal process payments for a 2.9% + $.30 fee, and they take their fee off the top. That’s only $3.20 off of a $100 transaction, but what if you process payments of $7500 or more? Paypal or Stripe fees would then be over…

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How I Reinstated My Suspended Google My Business Listing

By Tom Nguyen / December 2, 2020 /

This article was orginally posted on November 24, 2020 If Google gives your business a hard Google My Business (GMB for short) suspension, they will remove your business from their listings. This includes any listings with an address that usually show on top of Google’s organic results and Google Maps. For lots of small businesses,…

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Setting Up SEO Meta Tag Templates for Post Types on Yoast SEO

By Tom Nguyen / April 23, 2020 /

This article was originally published on December 3, 2018. The Yoast SEO plugin allows you to define a template for your SEO titles and meta descriptions for all of your post types. By default, WordPress has a few post types: Posts, Pages, Attachments, Revisions, Navigation Menus, Custom CSS, and Changesets. The two default post types that…

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