What You Need to Know About the New Gutenberg WordPress Editor

Another day, another WordPress update. As a business owner with a WordPress website, you know how it feels when yet another update comes out. Unless you’re a WordPress expert, it can be concerning and overwhelming. What is this new update? How do I know if I need it? If I don’t take action, will my website crash? So many questions. I know that you don’t have the time to worry about this, so I’m sharing everything you need to know about the latest update – it’s called Gutenberg, and it’s kind of a BIG one!

No need to worry. We’ve […]

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WordPress Security Risks!

Welp, hackers are at it again! Very recently multiple WordPress Plugins became vulnerable to attacks and the issue has been escalated to WordPress developers to make a global upgrade available ASAP.

I just had someone contact me who had 3 of her sites hacked yesterday.

Some of the most popular plugins that have been affected include:

Jetpack
Google Analytics by Yoast
All In one SEO
Gravity Forms
WPTouch
…among many others

You can read more about the security threat here >>  (warning: very techy article)

Now what?

Step 1. Scan your site to see if your site has been hacked.

Step 2. Upgrade your WordPress site and all plugins […]

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Q&A: What Are the Types of Blog Posts and How Do I Integrate Video?

Frank Pisacane, takingshape4me.com, submitted a question for the “Ask Amber” Podcast asking about the types of blog posts I write, how long it takes me to write blog posts, and the best ways to integrate video into a blog post.

These are great questions!

All of this is explained and more in this Authentic Leader Q&A episode!

 

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Pop-up Optin Boxes Using Optin Monster: Annoying or Effective?

When you go to a website looking for a solution to your problem, usually the last thing you want to see is a pop-up box blocking you from the answer you seek.

The pop-up box is usually an opt-in box inviting you to download a free report or subscribe to an ezine. Do you find these annoying?? Most do.

However, you would not believe the results entrepreneurs are getting by placing a pop-up optin box on their website!

Typical Optin Conversion Results

If you add a generic optin box in your header, on your sidebar, below blog posts, in your footer… you should expect […]

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