I've purchased multiple domain names over the years. I never worry about providing my information until I started receiving these letters from a company trying to get me to transfer my domains to their services. Luckily, I never fell for it because it turned out to be a scam. However, it forced me to look into how they got my information in the first place. I found out that all of our information is collected, stored and available for anyone to look up. That's when I learn about domain privacy protection. Since there are levels this thing, let me break it down into two important terms you must … [Read more...] about Domain Privacy Protection: Is It Worth It?
The very first domain name I ever purchased was through a company that also provided hosting. I had a great experience with them but moved to a different site based on a recommendation of a classmate. After years with that new hosting site, downtime became a huge issue, so I went in search of a better solution. The solution that started out as temporary was to buy the domain with one company and host with another. It took some time to figure out all of the technical stuff but eventually it became second nature for me. Ever since then, I've been purchasing my domain names separate from the web … [Read more...] about Should You Purchased Your Domain Names Separate From The Web Host?
When your business starts picking up you might find yourself much busier than you expected. Between blogging, social media, dealing with clients, it will become overwhelming. We may start out with great intentions but with the stress of juggling it all, some things will get push to the side. And this is why today, I will share with you 7 ways a virtual assistant can help you with your blog. I'm personally know the effects first-hand of not blogging constantly. In the past, when my workload increased and I haven't written and schedule posts, my blog became a ghost town. The purpose of your … [Read more...] about 7 Ways A Virtual Assistant Can Help You With Your Blog
I know what you are probably thinking, "not another how to create a blog with WordPress" post? Yes and No. Yes, this post is about creating a blog but the difference is the experience and knowledge it’s author (me) brings. I've been online for 15+ years, creating blogs before it was the hip thing to do, even before WordPress. In addition, I'm able to break down all of the tech speak and provide tons of money-saving hacks. With all that said, I’m super excited for you that you are ready to get your small business blog online. Therefore, I've created this super easy guide using what I learned … [Read more...] about How to Create a Blog with WordPress (Step by Step)
We are all familiar with job titles such as Receptionist, Executive Office Assistant, and Personal Assistant. The person in this role handles different tasks from managing schedules, answering calls, invoicing and more. The traditional assistant shows up to the office in person and works from said location. However, as the workforce change, more people are warming up to the idea of telecommuting or working remotely. This is where the word “Virtual” comes into place but before I explain what a Technical Virtual Assistant is; we must first define what is a Virtual Assistant. What is a Virtual … [Read more...] about What is a Technical Virtual Assistant?