You wouldn't leave your belongings unlocked - don't leave your WordPress site open to security issues, either. (Image via Pexels)

Keep your WordPress site safe: Do these quick things today

Boost your WordPress site’s security now to prevent massive headache later No one wants to think about hackers, server crashes, security breaches or simply dumb user errors that can endanger your website. But if you’ve put the time into building your online presence on WordPress, it’s worth taking the time to protect it. WordPress is usually very […]

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Rockin MailChimp: Lists, Groups & Segments

Back on August 26, 2015, I presented to the Iowa Startup Accelerator on the topic of MailChimp during their first annual Marketing Hell Week. MailChimp is a popular and easy to use tool, however there are some finer points regarding how lists and contacts work, which can become confusing for new (or even seasoned) users. I thought I’d share […]

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Security Alert: Important WordPress Updates

I have a WordPress site, is my site insecure? Last week and again this week, two separate WordPress security vulnerabilities were made public related to the system’s visitor commenting abilities and issues with a lengthy list of plugins and themes. As a result of these issues, WordPress sites are vulnerable to cross-site-scripting (XSS) if updates […]

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Make Your WordPress Install More Secure

On October 30, 2014 I appeared with an awesome cast of colleagues on GoDaddy’s “The Campfire” Hangout (webcast). My friend Mendel (GoDaddy Evangelist) asked me to come on to talk about “Protect Your Site: Security Tips For WordPress”. I presented some material which you can watch in the video version (above, YouTube or here). Below is the abbreviated […]

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Leveraging Google to power your ideas in Iowa

Are you a… Entrepreneur interested in using Google tech to enable your offering? Developer wanting to explore what Google’s ecosystem? Businessperson wanting to leverage Google’s array of products/services? You said yes to any of all of these? Read on… Cedar Rapids Google Developer Group Launch On Tuesday, September 30, 2014 at 6PM, I’m proud to be hosting Eastern […]

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Dev/Iowa: Just What An Entrepreneur Needs

On Wednesday, July 9, 2014 I was asked to come and address a classroom of aspiring developers at Dev/Iowa, presented by the University of Iowa John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center. The students have heard from a number of professionals in the software/web development arena this summer, so my talk took a look at the “business” side of the […]

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