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7 Website Speed Optimizations You Can Do Yourself

7 Website Speed Optimizations You Can Do Yourself

You’ve heard it before, but it bears repeating: Visitors hate slow-loading sites. If a page takes more than a few seconds to load, visitors tend to move on to something else. So anything you can do to speed things up will only help you retain visitors.

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Collaborative WordPress Pages via Google Docs? Yes, Please!

Collaborative WordPress Pages via Google Docs? Yes, Please!

The internet, we’re told, are supposed to make things easier. Socializing comes to mind, as does research (if you can dig your way through all the “fake news”). Collaboration is another. From project management systems to event coordination, the internet has been as essential as phones to communicate and work with others. So why, then, is working on a single document still an archaic process? For the most part, people still use email to share files, which really is not much different from handing a printed piece of paper to a coworker.

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Say It With Pictures: Tips for Conveying Information Graphically

Say It With Pictures: Tips for Conveying Information Graphically

A picture is worth a thousand words, but a bad picture is worth only a “huh?” Here’s how to save your website from needless, confusing graphics.

Our minds process images more efficiently than words. We humans have been looking at objects longer than we’ve been reading, and it feels like we’ve been looking at the “I can has cheezeburger?” meme even longer. This being the case, it only makes sense that we incorporate images into our websites.

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What’s the Big Deal About Big Data?

What’s the Big Deal About Big Data?

A buzzy word in the tech mainstream these days is big data.

It’s discussed with a sort of reverence—a term that’s hard to wrap your head around but nevertheless promises to be magic bullet solution for all business woes.

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The Buzz About “Fake News”

The Buzz About “Fake News”

Oh sure… fake news might have altered the course of the United States presidential election in disastrous and possibly democracy-destroying ways, but how does it affect your brand? Here’s how you can shield yourself from the devastating effects of “fake news.”

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Closing Up Shop

Closing Up Shop

The pointy-haired boss of Dilbert fame once said, “The key to success is persistence. The other key to success is knowing when to quit.” These statements seem to contradict each other, but maybe the boss was on to something. Only by persistence, perhaps, will you get to the point where you know it’s time to quit.

And when it’s time to quit, it’s time to think about what to do with your website. Shutting down your website requires some advance planning and effort, and how you go about it depends to some degree on the reasons for quitting.

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