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Gutenberg is Coming to WordPress

By | 2018-10-12T09:40:44+00:00 August 12th, 2018|Blog, Business, Content Marketing, Entrepreneur, Geek Time, How To, Stellar Platforms, Web Design|

The new Gutenberg editor is the future of WordPress. I've decided to take Gutenberg for a spin in advance of the core update. Since WordPress website design is the foundation of my business, I'm always testing the latest tools and upgrades in advance, for two reasons: a) I want to make sure it doesn't break [...]

What to do when your name’s domain name is taken

By | 2016-12-20T07:37:04+00:00 January 26th, 2015|Blog, Business, Hacks, How To, Pura Vida MultiMedia, Web Design|

Yourname.com is owned by somebody else. Does that mean you are exiled from the internet? Of course not! This is an opportunity to get clever about how to shoehorn your name into a website URL. Here are three options: Option one - Check the other TLDs. Around the world, .com is seen as the most 'reputable' [...]

‘The Happiness of Pursuit’ Book Review

By | 2016-12-10T16:11:59+00:00 September 16th, 2014|Blog, Pura Vida MultiMedia, Reviews|

Chris Guillebeau is a champion of adventure, and his latest book is an analysis of the mechanics of modern quests. He profiles dozens of adventurous people in his latest book The Happiness of Pursuit, to contrast the different quests they have pursued. Through his chapter-by-chapter formula, he distills the essence of adventure down into something [...]

How To Change All Your Passwords After Heartbleed

By | 2016-12-20T07:37:06+00:00 April 9th, 2014|Blog, Hacks, How To, Productivity, Pura Vida MultiMedia|

You need passwords. For your banking, email, and social media profiles, you need passwords for every account. And Heartbleed has made every password you've ever had very, very vulnerable. What Is Heartbleed? Heartbleed is a security flaw in OpenSSL, the open-source security certificate that encrypts sensitive data. SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) is a protocol that [...]

Pioneer Nation Conference 2014

By | 2016-12-10T16:12:00+00:00 April 2nd, 2014|Blog, Entrepreneur, Portland, Pura Vida MultiMedia, Reviews|

Last week I attended Pioneer Nation, a 3-day conference of solopreneurs and location independent entreproducers, organized by the same folks who put on the World Domination Summit. When I attended WDS last year I realized what Chris Guillebeau had done by bringing this community together: he gave us a digital guild. Before WDS, I was [...]

How to Find Copyright-Free Images For Your Blog Posts

By | 2016-12-10T16:12:00+00:00 March 19th, 2014|Blog, Content Marketing, Graphic Design, Pura Vida MultiMedia|

Featured images for blog posts look great. Blog posts with featured images enhance visual appeal, increase clickthroughs, and augment the user experience on your blog. (With clever use of titles and ALT tags on each image, you can even boost your SEO.) It is really easy to find images online, and downloading them is a [...]

Sharpen your Prospecting Power with Ideal Client Profiles

By | 2016-12-20T07:37:09+00:00 February 5th, 2014|Blog, Business, Entrepreneur, Pura Vida MultiMedia, Slider|

Does your business run better with a shotgun? Or a laser? Lemme 'splain. When you want to hit something with a shotgun, you point it in a vague direction, and hope to hit something when you pull the trigger. With a laser, you have to be precise. Aiming at one specific point. Most small business owners [...]

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