Monterey Bay Design Blog | From Soup to Nuts - Part 3

Massive Attack… Great Band Name…

Massive Attack... Great Band Name...
…oh wait, it already is. <sarcasm>As hysterically funny as that is</sarcasm>, I’m referring to the massive WordPress attack which is not hysterically funny. When I warn clients to not use “admin” as a user name and “password” as their password, I’m sometimes looked at with big eyes and a  cocked head.  “Why would anyone want to hack ...

WordPress Posting How-To 1

WordPress Posting How-To
When you’ve done it once – and you do it often enough – posting to WordPress is easy… But what if you’ve never done it before? What if you’ve got a brand new blog and you’re not so hot on a computer? What if your web designer didn’t offer you any instructions about how to ...

SEO, Link Building & Penguins

SEO, Link Building & Penguins
Penguins – let’s face it – are really cute. They’re cute when Morgan Freeman narrates their journey across the ice. They’re adorable when they represent the awesomeness of an operating system that is not Windows. They are cute, no matter what. They’re even cute if they’re the (relatively) new search algorithm roll-out from Google that just might ...

Still in the weeds…

… or rather, in the boxes. Heaps of pardons and apologies to all and a thousand thank yous for your patience during my move to new digs which merged conveniently (not) with the flu and the holiday season. I am, as they say, dancing as fast as I can, but if I don’t return a ...

Mission to the Edge of Space

Apropos of nothing except science, exploration, ingenuity and daring. Just, wow. No related posts.

SEO in a Nutshell

This document is meant to be used as a guideline.  It is by no means a complete listing of everything that can be done to insure a site is the most visible, has the best page ranking on Google, etc; however, everything in this document will contribute to that end. Make sure your site is ...

SEO: Hows, Whats & No Nos

SEO: Hows, Whats & No Nos
How It Works When people “google,” that is, when they type in something to search for, the search engines take the keywords and phrases entered and match them to the most relevant sites for those keywords.  They do it by crawling the web and searching several things in a page including the underlying code of ...

Interested in an eCommerce Business? 16

Interested in an eCommerce Business?
Whether it’s a service or a product – advertising and selling on the internet can substantially increase your revenue. But the advantages of a full service shopping cart should be measured by ease of use for the customer and the administrative back end.  FOR THE CUSTOMER Your customers should not need a map, a compass, and a supply ...

Stickwithitness!

It’s hard keeping a blog.  Isn’t it? It really requires your time and your dedication.  It requires follow-through and a level of stickwithitness that verges on the obsessive/compulsive.  In fact, being obsessive is probably a valuable characteristic in being a blogger. Of course, there is a difference between those whose sole purpose it is to ...

Happy Holidays!

Happy holidays to all! To my clients, thank you for your continued business, and best wishes to all in the new year! Warmest regards, Debbie Monterey Bay Design No related posts.