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Deploying your own WordPress on Ubuntu 18.04 in AWS: Part 1

In this tutorial, I’m going to go over the benefits and why you should at least consider the reasons to switch over hosting to your own hosting (or something a little more custom than your generic hosting company). This is going to be a multi-part tutorial, seeing as there is actually a lot to go…
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6 Reasons Your Small Business Needs a Website

I imagine the reason most small business owners don’t have a website yet, is likely a financial issue. It may even be that you simply don’t have the time or don’t really know what you’re doing. These aren’t valid excuses, however, now that creating a website all on your own is now easier than ever.…
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Cloud hosting infrastructure

What is the cloud?

What is the cloud? It’s come to my attention, that a clear majority of people don’t understand exactly what cloud hosting means. Those familiar with Dropbox or Google drive, know that they can send and receive files, or access their files from anywhere. You may ask, what does that mean exactly? Let’s take a close…
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SSL padlock comes with an SSL certificate

Google’s recent SSL certificate requirement

When it comes to your personal security and privacy, Google doesn’t mess around. They are trying to come up with every way possible to make us feel more secure while browsing the internet. Especially with the rise of cyber-crime in the past few years. As of Chrome version 62, released in October 2017, Google Chrome…
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SEO analytics process

What is the SERP?

I use the acronym SERP numerous times, and I wanted to dive into that topic a little bit to help the average user understand what exactly it is i’m referring to. The SERP (Search Engine Results Page) is the list of results that Google (or other search engine) returns based on a user’s search query.…
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Official WordPress lgo

Why choose WordPress?

Alright, let me just come right out with it… If you don’t already have a WordPress website, it’s time to switch over. When I first stumbled upon WordPress, I foolishly dismissed it, thinking that I was quite limited to their design. Reality was, I just didn’t take the time to get to know WordPress. Once…
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The alt-tab-design SEO process

What is SEO?

SEO stands for Search Engine Optimization, and simply put, it is the process of driving search engine traffic to a specific web page from “organic listings” (A.K.A. non-paid listings). It is the free way (unless you pay an SEO expert) to get to the top of a Google listing. Say you want to drive local…
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