Monthly Archives: May 2008

Brunch: Family Time

Each weekend a new “Brunch” post will feature thoughts about balancing family and self care with working in an always-on Internet environment. This “Brunch” post is by Donna D. Fontenot. Working from home, as a solo web entrepreneur, often means … Continue reading

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Green Web Hosting Quest – turning a rant into an opportunity

My site was down for about 12 hours on Friday. 12. Hours. Aurgh! 12! When I called tech support I was told that they have backup servers that can be used if customers like me have an emergency need. “Techguy” … Continue reading

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Comparing Blog Traffic: RSS Love vs Overall Uniques

My oh my, that’s a serious title! Anyhoo… I have this theory that those who come to my site from from an RSS Feed will click through to different posts than social media users, who will in turn head to … Continue reading

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Flexibility

Hello Wednesday! On Monday I promised to post on Tuesday about plugins that switch themes, either for a private theme preview or as a theme switcher that all visitors of a site can use. The post was half done as … Continue reading

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WordPress Remodel Begins With a Custom FeedFlare Lesson

From here on out until I’m satisfied I’ll be blogging through the process of revamping the WordPress Default theme into a new home for my blog. WP Default has good bones and was based on Kubrick, another theme with good … Continue reading

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Mother’s Day Brunch

This is a tribute to all my “moms” and all my “kids,” and an encouragement to be the drop in a bucket that tipped the scales that helped someone know they’re good, good, good just as they are. Sometimes kids … Continue reading

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How to Answer the Telephone

A massage therapist gets a phone call: Hello. I was referred to you by my doctor. I work long hours at a desk and… Before the massage therapist hears another word, he is anticipating a series of topics. He already … Continue reading

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Just say NO to trust, and then what?

I have a post in the works about trust and marketing, and I’m stuck. I have issues. Specifically, I have issues with advertisers who don’t get that marketing is hand in glove with trust. I’m going to clear the air. … Continue reading

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I’m Your (Twitter) Pusher Mom

Not so long ago I was trembling with trepidation over Twitter. It’s only been a few days, and I’m already hooked. Hooked and recommending it to others. I’m Your Pushermom I’m your Mama, I’m your Daddy I’m that blogger In … Continue reading

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I Dofollow Comments

My nofollow comment status is coming down. Dofollow Comments as a Linking Philosophy A good conversation is worth fistfulls of gofollows or nofollows or any kind of follows. Why? Because people who have participated in or read a good conversation … Continue reading

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