How I Shaved 10 Seconds Off Page Load Time


Don’t accept a slow site. Here’s exactly how, with just a few tweaks, I improved the performance of a site dramatically.

You Installed WordPress, Now What?

Learning WordPress can be frustrating

There are some best practices to keep in mind to make sure your new WordPress website is findable, engaging and shareable.

Producing Content When You Don’t Like To Write


You’re busy running a business, but you need great content. Here’s a shortcut that lets you do both, better than you are today.

How do I get on the first page of Google?

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Ranking doesn’t happen overnight. You need to put in the work just like everything else in life.

Casey Movers’ continues to feel the wrath of the Streisand Effect

Casey Mover now rated an F by Better Business Bureau

Casey Movers threatened me with a lawsuit for a bad review a few months ago, now the Better Business Bureau has pulled their accreditation and rated them an F for their past actions.

My Personal Internet Conference

While I was out picking up some yard supplies this morning I entered into a Twitter conversation with my friend who asked if I could recommend anyone to help moderate some of the panels at this year’s Internet Summit. I need a couple of moderators for panels – do you have anyone you can recommend […]

Google Author Photo Step By Step Tutorial For WordPress

How to make sure your photo appears in the Google search results next to your articles.

Why Are You Publishing That Content?

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A content strategy doesn’t have to be a life changing event, start out with some simple steps

Real Estate BarCamp, the Raleigh, NC edition

Aspects of change

I was excited when I started talking with Meredith Morgan about speaking at this years RDU Real Estate BarCamp. I’ve long felt that there are a few industries that have had to figure out the Internet fast, or perish. One is the newspaper industry which I recently left, but another is real estate. I remember […]

Raleigh Blogger Roundtable

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In a couple of weeks I’m going to do something new. I’m going to bring about a dozen bloggers and make something great happen. The Blogger Roundtable will be my first event that attendees will have to pay to attend. ┬áIt’s scary to make the jump from, “I know a little more than you so […]

Getting Better Traffic


Are you spending more time blogging? Want to take it to the next level? Here’s some quick tips.

7 Posts You May Have Missed

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Looking back over my blogs there are a few that are worth mentioning. If you missed then, take a minute to check them out.

What Happens When You Let Others Define You

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If you decide to let others define your online reputation, don’t be surprised if you don’t agree with their opinion.

How Google’s Real-Time Search Will Change Twitter and Facebook

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Google’s announcement of real time search will change the way professionals update their statuses.

Simple Reputation Management


How is your brand perceived online? What are you doing about it?