Heartbleed, Schema and Spam, Oh My! (A Week Online, Round Up)

Heartbleed - change all the passwords! (When you've checked the hold has been patched and certificate reissued!)

It’s been a while since I did a round up post.  So much has gone on this week that can affect local businesses online, I thought it’s time to resurface the round up! Heartbleed Bug The big news last week is the secure web isn’t actually that secure.  I’m not a techie or web security […]

How To Transfer Ownership Of Your Google Local Page [Video]

How to transfer ownership of Google Plus Pages

Did you know you can transfer ownership of your Google Local Page?  One of the benefits of the upgrade to social pages on Google Plus is the transfer option.  It’s come in very handy! (Yes, this works with non-local Plus Pages too) Here’s how – text and screenshots below the video How to Transfer Ownership […]

Video Blogging Challenge Day 14

video blogging challenge day 14

Another “me” video for Bonnie Gean’s Video Blogging Challenge. Today I natter about the joys of free. There’s a transcript below for those who prefer to read. It’s not too late to join the challenge: More about the challenge at http://www.bonniegean.com/march-video-blogging-challenge Join the Video Blogging G+ Community at https://plus.google.com/u/0/communities/106607738627614514439 Or follow along on Pinterest at […]

Google Places (+Local) Edit Info Warnings [Video]

Check your Google Places/Google Plus Local Business Page for edit warnings. Got a warning? ACT NOW - check your info then click submit

Update Google Places Listing Or Lose It Back in February, Google sent emails to businesses telling them to update their Google Places listing or risk losing it. It turned out that this purge of local listings was aimed at Australian listings only. Post by My Local Business Online. True to their word, Google started removing […]

Combat WordPress Comment Spam (Akismet Alternative)

Combat WordPress Comment Spam - An Akismet Alternative

Who hasn’t battled with WordPress comment spam? It’s an ongoing war for anyone with a WordPress website! I wrote some time ago about how to kill comment spam and recommended Akismet. I’ve been asked about an alternative to Akismet… An Akismet Alternative The Akismet anti-spam plugin come pre-installed on WordPress.  Some years ago, it was […]

Video Blogging Challenge Day 10

Sometimes I question my sanity, occassionally it replies

I’m a bit behind on Bonnie Gean’s Video Blogging Challenge – this is my day 10.  I did actually record this video on Wednesday, transcribed and uploaded to YouTube on Wednesday evening.  Added it to a new blog post Wednesday before bed… And forgot to hit publish… Thursday, I was training again, didn’t pop onto […]

Google Analytics – How To Add A Website To An Existing Account [Video]

How to add a new site to an existing Google Analytics account

I had this question last week… Jan, how do I add my new website to my existing Google Analytics account? If one person has a question, others will be wondering the same.  In this short video, I show you how to add a new site to an existing Google Analytics account.  The transcript is below […]