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This Book Helped Me Write Clear and Effective Email

How can you learn to write better, more effective email from a capital investment banker? Pitch Anything by Oren Klaff is more than a big business book for MBA’s.

What I Learned from the Book:

I first learned about Oren Klaff when he was a guest presenter on a weekly WordPress training webinar with Troy Dean.  …

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The trolls inside

By Seth Godin’s Blog on marketing, tribes and respect –

The worst troll is in your head.

Internet trolls are the commenters begging for a fight, the anonymous critics eager to tear you down, the hateful packs of roving evil dwarves, out for amusement.…

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7 Key Indicators It’s Time to Change Your WordPress Web Hosting

From WPBeginner –

Are you frustrated with your WordPress hosting provider? Not sure whether you should switch hosts? In this article, we will share 7 key indicators to help you know when it’s time to change your web hosting.

Overcoming The Biggest Fear

Most beginners are afraid to switch hosts.…

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Keep Your Passwords Strong to Prevent Hacks

By now, you’ve probably had quite a lot of of your friends or co-workers e-mail you “from an internet cafe” about being “stuck in Turkey” after “losing their passport and wallet…”  Their desperate appeal for you to send cash as soon as possible is a dead give-away that somebody has hacked their email account. …

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How to Beat the Competition With Landing Page Research

By Elena Terenteva, from ‘Net Features –

Landing pages rock, fact.

They help you target your message to very specific audience needs. They are persuasive. They help focus the reader’s attention on your offer. And they convert.

In short, there’s no better way to make a sales pitch online than through landing pages.…

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New Admin Features in WordPress 4.1

WordPress 4.1 was released today, and totes some new back-end features for administrators and editors.  Here’s just a couple of the new page/post editing tools you can expect to see after the update.

Revamped and Rejuvenated Distraction Free Mode

WordPress 4.1…

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Forecasts for Web Design Trends in 2015

From InstantShift –

Design elements that made their mark in 2014 will keep their prominence in 2015. As many know, there have been many killer trends in web and graphic design industry this year, but as we look ahead there are some predictions to look forward to in 2015.…

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The Most Dangerous Word In Software Development

By Anthony Colangelo, from A List Apart –

“Just put it up on a server somewhere.”

“Just add a favorite button to the right side of the item.”

“Just add [insert complex option here] to the settings screen.”

Usage of the word “just” points to a lot of assumptions being made.…

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