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How to Schedule a Google Hangout in 3 Easy Steps

Posted on May 15, 2013

How to Schedule a Google Hangout in 3 Easy Steps

At the coffee house, after school, at the gym, in the lobby.  It’s what people do…They hang-out!  They socialize, exchange information and build relationships.  But, how do you do that when your friend lives in another city?  Or, your client is in another state?  Or, your co-worker works in another country?  You Hang-out! Google+ offers a great way to connect with family, friends, and colleagues with Google Hangouts.  Hangouts let up to 9 people video-converse at once and opens up the viewing for as many people as you want.  Additionally, you can save the chat onto YouTube for...

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Three Must-Do Tips for a More Secure WordPress Site

Posted on Apr 19, 2013

Three Must-Do Tips for a More Secure WordPress Site

Is your WordPress site being targeted by brute force attack? Have all the events of this past week got you wondering, “What in the world is going on?”  Trouble seems to have been delivered in the combo-pack, and it leaves us wondering how prepared we really are for pending disasters. In the midst of it all, nearly a hundred thousand WordPress sites came under brute force attacks beginning April 11.  While it first seemed to be just a blip, within 24 hours, it was obvious that a full-scale attack of unsuspecting websites had fallen prey to a botnet.  Through internet-connected programs,...

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3 things I learned at my First WordCamp

Posted on Apr 5, 2013

3 things I learned at my First WordCamp

My first WordCamp – Atlanta, March 2013 Post by Rhonda Pugh — ClickHOST Web & Support specialist. My first WordCamp, I didn’t know what to expect.   I found it to be an open forum of sharing and networking.  Regardless of your expertise, you can increase your knowledge of WordPress from navigating the Dashboard to sophisticated design.   Being fairly new to WordPress myself, it was a great learning opportunity.  Let me share a couple of points that I learned: Tip #1: Choose your WordPress Theme wisely It is important to find a Theme that has the “bones” of what...

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Three Tips to Earn Money and Rewards with ClickHOST

Posted on Nov 14, 2012

Three Tips to Earn Money and Rewards with ClickHOST

Are you a coupon clipper?  Maybe you are a cyber coupon master with a separate email address just for coupon deals. Let’s face it. Saving money is an art these days.  Good news!  ClickHOST brings you three tips to help you earn money and win prizes! Tip #1:  Update your ClickHOST profile to earn a $5 reward credit! What could be easier?  Simply log into your customer account, review (and update if necessary) your contact information, and you will automatically receive a $5 credit on your ClickHOST account to use for future charges. FIVE DOLLARS is just waiting for you! Having...

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Three Tips to Faster Blog Writing

Posted on Oct 17, 2012

Three Tips to Faster Blog Writing

On your mark. Get set…. BLOG! You know that your site will have more traffic and search better if you have fresh, exciting content that changes frequently, but honestly, who has the time to devote to this task while still trying to run a business?  Ah, guilt! This reminds me of exercise.  I despise exercise.  It just seems like a huge waste of time and energy that could be spent on something much more productive.  If I’m going to have sore muscles, there had better be a great lawn or some furniture moved or something tangible to show for it. Exercise just takes too much time and the...

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Many Flavors of WordPress Backup. Which is your favorite?

Posted on Sep 11, 2012

Many Flavors of WordPress Backup. Which is your favorite?

When it comes to a backup for your WordPress website, there are as many options are there are flavors of Popsicles, but choosing the right one is like standing in front of the freezer section, and wondering which one will taste best.  VaultPress, XCloner, DropMySite, Better WP Security, BackWPup, BackupBuddy… There are so many choices. Do you commit to the expensive one, hoping that it is worth the price?  Do you start with the cheaper one, hoping after you commit to the economical choice that you will love it?  And every day, more and more options are available. Just...

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