I don’t carry much cash around with me these days. I use my debit card most of the time to pay for most items. It’s convenient, and I get to rack up points on my debit card when I buy something. Last August, I just finished getting my haircut, and it was time for me to pay up. I gave the hairstylist my card, and he swiped it on a credit card reader attached to… continue reading »
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I’m not too fond off designing website forms. I’m even less fond of the server side programming needed to process a website form, until a friend who also designs websites told me to check out Wufoo. Wufoo makes creating and designing forms easy. No HTML or server side programming knowledge is needed. They handle all of the processing. Creating form fields is as easy as clicking a button and typing in the name of the… continue reading »
WordPress is the most popular CMS around, so it’s a big target for hackers. Be creative with naming your passwords. You can check out the 25 Worst Passwords in 2011. If your password is on this list, you might want to change it. Another precaution to take would be to sign up for a Sucuri Account. You can scan your website to see if it is infected with any malware on their website. If it… continue reading »
You may want to consider having your important documents and emails stored online. What happens if your place burns down or if your computers crash? For years, I thought about a solution to this. I didn’t want to lose all of my data and have to start all over again. If you have your documents and emails stored remotely, you’ll be protected against these mishaps. Here are some tools that I use for remote storage:
You can really see if your web host delivers on their 99.9% uptime guarantee by installing a website monitor. A website monitor will let you know when your website is down. There are free and premium website monitors out there.
I had a client who had an e-book that he wanted to sell online. He didn’t want to go through the hassle of emailing it every time a purchase was made. He only had one product, and he didn’t want to set up a whole online shopping cart website, so I searched the internet for hours to find an easy to use solution for him, and finally I found E-Junkie. E-Junkie works with standard Paypal… continue reading »