WordPress Photo Gallery Plugins

2 Recommended WordPress Photo Gallery Plugins

By Tom Nguyen / November 22, 2015 /

If I am putting together a WordPress website that needs a photo gallery that will be updated frequently, I use one of these two plugins.

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3 Must Have WordPress Plugins

By Tom Nguyen / October 12, 2015 /

I use these three WordPress plugins in every one of my clients websites. Yoast SEO is for exactly what it says it is for. Wordfence and BackupBuddy are for security.

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3 Kick-Ass WordPress Form Plugins

By Tom Nguyen / August 31, 2015 /

Many WordPress theme providers have their own contact forms, but these forms are limited in capability. Not only that, you are limited to the amount of form fields the theme provides. As great as the Divi WordPress theme is, their form is very basic. It only has three fields: name, email, and message. The same holds true…

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How to Create Clone(s) of Yourself in Photoshop

By Tom Nguyen / July 14, 2015 /

I used my iPhone 6 and a tripod to take two photos of myself and applied a layer mask to the top photo layer in Photoshop to achieve this effect. I made a video tutorial on this.

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Local Directory Business Signup Pages Part 2

By Tom Nguyen / June 28, 2015 /

This list was updated on September 8, 2016. A few weeks ago, I listed 25 local directories along with links to their signup pages. I provide digital marketing services to small businesses in Atlanta, and local SEO is one of those services. Setting up business listings with consistent information is extremely important for local search…

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25 Local Directory Business Signup Pages

By Tom Nguyen / 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 have ever done a search on Google, Yahoo, or…

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Is Yext Worth It?

By Tom Nguyen / May 17, 2015 /

It’s important that your business’ contact information is the same across all of the local business directories if you want to show up on the first page of Google in the local results for keywords in your business’ industry. Consistency is one of the ranking factors for Local SEO. Local Search has become more relevant…

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How to Choose a WordPress Plugin

By Tom Nguyen / May 3, 2015 /

What makes WordPress so great is that you can find a plugin to fulfill almost any functionality that you need. You don’t have to be an expert programmer to get the functionality that you need with WordPress. If you want an online calendar, there are plugins for that. If you want to run a social network like…

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How to Transfer Ownership of a Google Plus Company Page

By Tom Nguyen / March 15, 2015 /

Since I wrote this blog post, Google Plus has gone through a few changes. Google Plus is no longer used to display a business’ local listing. To manage your business’ listing on Google, you would use Google My Business instead. However, your Google My Business listing and Google Plus page are connected, so if you transfer…

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How To Get Admin Access to Your WordPress Site

By Tom Nguyen / February 8, 2015 /

Warning: Only use this method if you are sure that you do not have admin access to yourWordPress admin area and you cannot get it from anybody. Over the last few years, I’ve inherited some web design clients that had WordPress websites designed for them but didn’t have admin access because their web design company didn’t want them to…

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