For a small business website to remain healthy, it requires ongoing maintenance. This maintenance consists of updating existing content, adding new content, blog post creation, WordPress/theme/plugin updates, and regular backups of your site. By keeping the content fresh you give your visitors something new each time they browse your site. Updating WordPress and performing regular […]

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Introduction: Selecting the right website host has never been more important. Simply choosing the cheapest hosting plan is no longer an option for your business. With the need for faster website load times, consistent and dependable server stability, and an ever-increasing need for security, it is important to choose wisely when it comes to deciding […]

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Why We Use Lynda.com At Michael the Tech guy, we realized continued education had to be built into the foundation of our business. The two main obstacles we faced were class affordability and flexibility. After some trial and error, we have found lynda.com to be the perfect training solution for our website design business.   […]

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Backing up Your WordPress Site Database In last weeks blog post, Manually Backing Up Your WordPress Site – Part 1: Files, we discussed how to backup the files associated with your WordPress website. The second, and final step, is to backup your WordPress site’s database. Your WordPress database contains every post, image, comment and link […]

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The Importance of Site Backups At this point just about everyone understands the importance of backing up their web site(s) on a regular basis. Most of us use plugins to automate our site backups, and that is great. In addition most web hosts also perform regular backups. At Michael the Tech Guy we go one […]

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