8 Signs That Your Website Needs A Redesign

by Kristin Schallhorn

Sometimes parents look at their young adult children and see the adorable little baby that used to snuggle sweetly in their arms. Their child starts driving, going to college, living on their own; but their parent will always see them as the helpless little toddler they were years ago. Website owners tend to do the same thing with their websites. …

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Self-Hosted Sites vs. Free Hosting Platforms

by Kristin Schallhorn

When building a new site, it can be difficult to decide between a free hosting platform, like Wix, Blogger or Squarespace, and a self-hosted site. There are benefits and drawbacks to both options, so it’s important to understand which type of website is better suited for each option. Let’s chat about the pros and cons of self-hosting and free hosting, …

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9 Tips For Optimizing Your WordPress Site for SEO

by Kristin Schallhorn

SEO is talked about a lot in the web world, and for good reason. Optimizing your site is key for keeping new traffic flowing through regularly. But being an SEO pro isn’t as difficult as you might think. Here are 9 basics to you started.

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Why You Should Switch Your Website to HTTPS

by Kristin Schallhorn

Historically, https connections have primarily been used for sites like ecommerce, that contain sensitive information, like payment methods. But you’ve likely seen more and more sites switching to https lately, as secure connections are become the standard for all websites. From higher Google rankings to customer trust there are plenty of reasons to switch to https/ssl. If your site isn’t …

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Essential WordPress Plugins Everyone Should Have on Their Site

by Andy Feliciotti

There are countless plugins available for WordPress sites, and it can be overwhelming to decide which ones you should add to your site. Luckily, Melted Iceberg is here to tell you which plugins have proven themselves to be the essentials. Whether they increase your search ranking, improve your page speed, protect your site, or offer functionality where WordPress core has …

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7 Reasons Why WordPress Sites are Hacked

by Kristin Schallhorn

Each year, around 170,000 WordPress sites experience what any website owner might consider their worst nightmare – a site hack. The popularity of WordPress definitely contributes to it’s awesomeness, but it also presents security risks. Luckily these risks are well known, and there are solutions to protect your site from malicious activity. Here are the most common reasons that your …

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