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Threatening Emails

By Cathy Sirvatka | July 7, 2020

Anatomy of a Threatening Email This is going to save you a lot of worry, grief and maybe even money! Below is a threatening email I received today. And it’s not the first one I have received. Threatening emails are pretty common now, usually poorly executed, and sometimes successful in extorting money from people! It…

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3 Huge Risks To Ignoring Your WordPress Back End in 2019

By Cathy Sirvatka | June 20, 2019

There are 3 huge risks to ignoring your WordPress back end (in other words, the dashboard). Hacking. Breaking. Slowing. There. I just said them right up front! Now you can go eat a sandwich or something if that’s enough info for you. Otherwise, please read on. Did you promise your web designer that you would…

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WordPress brings you the biggest update since its creation! How will it affect your website?

By Cathy Sirvatka | December 9, 2018

WordPress has just released its biggest changes since it was created! On December 6, 2018, WordPress released their latest software platform update, WordPress 5.0. They originally dubbed it, “Gutenberg,” but now are calling it “Bebo” after jazz musician, Bebo Valdes. As of now, it looks like the software update is called, Bebo, and the editor…

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How To Get A Website Domain

By Cathy Sirvatka | May 10, 2018

updated 6/27/19 Finding and buying an available domain is simple enough when you know what to do. Yes, you can go to any hosting company and search a desired domain to see if it’s available. However, those hosting company/domain name sellers (registrars) have a vested interested in grabbing domains that have been searched and selling…

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By Cathy Sirvatka | May 5, 2018

THE EASIEST WORDPRESS WEB HOSTING SETUP Get your website hosting and domain up and running fast! This is easy website hosting for those who are just starting out with their website, or are simply setting up their own hosting and don’t want to sift through  technical jargon or up-sell confusion. I’ve worked with my share…

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My Client Rejected My Proposal!

By Cathy Sirvatka | May 1, 2018

Whether it’s an existing client or a potential one, being rejected hurts. But sometimes it’s for the best. I’ve been rejected by potential clients for various reasons. Cost. Not understanding the value. One woman said she didn’t like the tone of my blog posts. C’est la vie. Shouldn’t I change to get sales? I used…

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So I watched 30 days of Derek Halpern’s vlogs, and here are 3 things I learned

By Cathy Sirvatka | February 17, 2018

Derek Halpern is a successful entrepreneur for several reasons. One reason is his understanding of how to sell. On his website,, he is described as “… an expert marketer and entrepreneur.” I have followed him online for several years and am a die-hard fan. Recently Derek started a vlog (video blog) on YouTube called…

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