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WordPress Purchased by Google… It’s coming!

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WordPress Purchased by Google… It’s coming!

Yep, that’s right, WordPress will be purchased by Google. It seems like a great strategic play by Google that makes sense because WordPress powers 30% of the top 10 million websites on the Internet (Mar 2018) And, new installs are popping up all over the Internet every day. So if a company wants to better control and manipulate users on the Web, then it should procure the platform that is most widely used by people for creating a website.   The Acquisition This “deal” may or may not happen (probably will). However, it does...

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Use 2 Factor Authentication to Keep Websites & Social Media Safe from Hackers

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Use 2 Factor Authentication to Keep Websites & Social Media Safe from Hackers

There are techniques to provide additional security to a social media account or website. Two factor authentication adds another layer of security to help prevent a hacking. 2FA is another step when logging in, but is worth the inconvenience to be safer on the Internet.   Social Media Safety via 2 Factor Authentication Two factor authentication is provided by almost all social media sites like Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter. It can be easily enabled on WordPress websites too. On social media sites the 2FA setting is normally in the account...

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InMotion Hosting is My Go-To Web Host

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InMotion Hosting is My Go-To Web Host

I mentioned having a website hacked a few months ago and how much Desktop Server helped me get everything alive again. Well, I want to give a big shout out to InMotion Hosting also.   InMotion Hosting To The Rescue!   InMotion Hosting came to the rescue after my former web hosting company denied me access to the hosting dashboard AND refused to help with fixing the hacking issue. I realize that web development is not the responsibility of a web host, but a little help (at least point me in the right direction) is appreciated and goes a long...

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FIA Formula E Powered by Electricity… and Social Media!

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FIA Formula E Powered by Electricity… and Social Media!

The world of motorsports has a new race series. The FIA has officially announced a new series that will be powered completely by electric vehicles. Not hybrid with some gas being burned, but totally electric. It is called FIA Formula E! Now that is pretty cool news in itself. But the really exciting part for us is that the new race series will have a HUGE social media element to it. Fans will actually be encouraged to use social media and vote for their favorite drivers during the race. How does this really make life interesting you ask?!?...

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Create Strong Passwords or Get Hacked

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OK…lots of news about passwords being hacked and user accounts being compromised so here is some advice about what to do in order to prevent the nasties from getting your valuable passwords. In a previous post, LastPass was mentioned as a great password manager. LastPass is cool, but if you’re paranoid of “the cloud” or “other people” getting access to password management services, then try some due-diligence on your own. Here a few of the tips and tricks that are good ideas to consider when creating a...

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How to Get Your Startup Business from A to Z

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How to Get Your Startup Business from A to Z

Guest post by Eva Benoit. Eva is a life coach helping people with anxiety and other ailments. She was in no way compensated for the publishing of this post. Harvester Solutions has not tried or used any services provided by Eva’s company. —————————————————————————————————————————– Eureka!...

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Useful Job Hunting Tips and Resources for People with Disabilities

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Useful Job Hunting Tips and Resources for People with Disabilities

Guest post by Eva Benoit. Eva is a life coach helping people with anxiety and other ailments. She was in no way compensated for the publishing of this post. Harvester Solutions has not tried or used any services provided by Eva’s company. —————————————————————————————————————————– While...

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12 Common Press Release Distribution Mistakes

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Guest post by Kristine Morana. Kristine is a Content Specialist with VAAM.com and was in no way compensated for the publishing of this post. Harvester Solutions has not tried or used any services provided by Kristine’s company. ——————————————————————————— Mistakes in press release distribution are very common. It is the top reason why a lot of pitches are getting ignored and...

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Stress-Relieving Tips for Business Owners

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Stress-Relieving Tips for Business Owners

Guest post by Julie Morris. Julie is a Life & Career Coach with juliemorris.org and was in no way compensated for the publishing of this post. Harvester Solutions has not tried or used any services provided by Julie’s company. ——————————————————————————— President Harry Truman famously kept a placard on his desk that said, “The buck stops here.” If you’re a business owner,...

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10 Surprising Ways To Gain More Instagram Followers

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10 Surprising Ways To Gain More Instagram Followers

Guest post by Roy Kodshi. Roy is a marketing coordinator at RealIGfollowers.com and was in no way compensated for the publishing of this post. Harvester Solutions has not tried or used the services provided by Roy’s company. ——————————————————————————— Who doesn’t want to gain more Instagram followers? Everyone does. This is why Instagram business account holders, as well as...

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WordPress Statistics – Facts and Figures about the Website Platform

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WordPress is filled with statistics. One of the best right now being that WordPress powers over 28% of all websites on the Internet. Now that’s impressive. There are even more facts and figures for the popular content management system. Look at the infographic below to be amazed by all the stats. WordPress is continually growing in popularity. It is a solid content managing platform that is continuously being refined and improved. Contact me if you have any questions about WordPress or how it can benefit your digital...

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WooCommerce: Facts and Figures to Make it More Understandable

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WooCommerce is the go-to solution for implementing e-commerce on a WordPress website. It is a robust toolset and does an amazing job giving people the ability to spin up an online store with minimal work. That does not mean it is as simple as click the button and, BAAM! you have a store ready to go. What it does mean is that WooCommerce provides all the tools and a stable platform to build a strong digital commerce offering that can return revenue. Here is a great infographic that lists 69 facts and figures about the e-commerce platform,...

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10 Reasons Startups Should Launch Their Site On WooCommerce

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10 Reasons Startups Should Launch Their Site On WooCommerce

All of us have heard the term commerce or e-commerce, but what is this new term called WooCommerce? You must have definitely heard about it if you have looked up online about setting up an e-commerce website or if you are using WordPress. WooCommerce is nothing but a simple, open source WordPress plug-in used for creating websites with e-commerce functionalities. It is suitable for businesses of all sizes, but startups are the ones who use it the most. There are several reasons why startups launch their websites on WooCommerce. Some of them...

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How to Protect Your Data Before it’s too Late

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How to Protect Your Data Before it’s too Late

Dаtа ѕесurіtу іѕ аrguаblу thе fаѕtеѕt growing thrеаt fоr уоur buѕіnеѕѕ–and for gооd rеаѕоn. Dеѕріtе all of the аttеntіоn оn high-profile data brеасhеѕ, lіkе Tаrgеt–9 оut 10 data brеасhеѕ іnvоlvе small businesses. Why wоuld cyber сrіmіnаlѕ go аftеr a small business thоugh? In mоѕt саѕеѕ, ѕmаll buѕіnеѕѕ owners are not educated about thеѕе rіѕk аnd thеу dоn’t hаvе thе resources tо fight thеѕе attacks. Ultimately, bеіng a vісtіm can dаmаgе уоur reputation, dесrеаѕе уоur rеvеnuе, and уоu mау еvеn bе held lіаblе if іt was found that you...

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