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Our curated resource library will help you learn more about WordPress, Shopify or Squarespace as well as the features they have to help your business evolve. If you are hoping to learn more about tips for website management, content creation or productivity, this is the place for you!

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10 Best WordPress Plugins in 2021

Today we are rounding up some of our favorite WordPress plugins (as of 2021). What are plugins? A plugin is basically an “add-on” that can be installed to any WordPress website. It’s a way to add extra features that you need without having to do any complex coding.  Plugins are great (we use them on…

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How to Create a URL Redirect in Shopify

How to Create a URL Redirect in Shopify

With any online shop — there are a lot of pages, collections, and products that are constantly being updated, changed, or removed. Removing certain items can cause your shop to have a lot of 404 errors. This basically means that people are visiting broken links. And no one likes that. Selecting a link to only…

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Setting up Google Analytics on Your Website

Google Analytics is a powerful (and FREE!) tool offered by Google that allows you to understand your website’s traffic and how your content and marketing efforts are performing. This is definitely one of my all time favorite web related things. With this tool integrated to your website you can track the amount of traffic coming…

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5 Tips for Managing Your Inbox

Real Talk: The email struggle is real. Before I started my business, I never really understood why people would complain about their inbox always being in a state of chaos. During that time I would just check my inbox 1-2 times per week — and most of it was spam so I didn’t really worry…

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5 Tips for a Highly Productive Meeting

5 Tips for a Highly Productive Meeting

Whether you work for yourself or for another company — meetings are a thing that will happen. Back when I worked in a cubicle farm (my first corporate job) — I remember realizing how unproductive our countless meetings would be. We would have daily meetings, some going over 2-3 hours, and when the team would…

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Why I love Bluehost

Affordable and Reliable WordPress Hosting

Selecting a host for your website is always an important task as you want to make sure you are selecting a company that is reliable and also quick to offer any type of technical support. After dealing with plenty of different hosts (and a few hosting nightmare situations) I’ve come to love some more than…

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