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    The Three Secrets To E-Commerce Success

    Online shopping has become the norm now.  Most of the shoppers I interviewed this Holiday season proudly declared they did not set foot in a store.  Even though online sales are growing, Amazon owns approximately 44 cents of every dollar (according to...

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    Keeping a Website at Peak Performance

    How Do You Keep a Website Performing Optimally? Keeping a website at peak performance is an ongoing process that involves a lot of tinkering...something akin to a mad scientist in his lab pushing buttons and running tests in pursuit of that perfect result....

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    WooCommerce Alone Is Not Enough!

    With 23,751,208 downloads, WooCommerce powers over 28% of all online stores. ( I started building my first e-commerce store in 1995.  In those days you pretty much coded everything from scratch.  PHP was only just starting development; there were no...

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    Why Website Speed Matters

    If your website is averaging $50,000 per month, a one second page load delay can potentially cost you $42,000 in annual sales! Having a fast website is no longer an option, it is a necessity.  Does your website performance test look like this? Website Speed Impacts...

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    Preparing For The Holiday Season in November

    When I fiip the wall calendar from October to November, I often feel my throat constrict and my heart skip a beat. The days left to shop are now visible and the to-do list begins growing like a chia pet on steroids. Black Friday and Cyber Monday are right around the...

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    6 Productivity Tools I Can’t Live Without

    Have you ever had one of those days in which you work really, really hard but get nowhere? I call that hamster-wheel syndrome (HWS).  Sometimes HWS sets in just because.   Because you are tired, or because you haven’t had a full pot of coffee yet, but a lot of times...

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    6 WordPress Tips You Might Not Know

    Perk up your ears.  We have some useful tips! WordPress is a very powerful CMS (Content Management System) that comes with a plethora of bells and whistles. You probably use a fraction of the WordPress features available but keeping a few handy tips in your arsenal...

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    Make Sure Your Servers Are Fast!

    As the oldest fox working at Double Fox Websites I've seen a few things over the years that have dismayed me.  I first started programming during a time where Moore's Law (the idea that computer processors would double in performance approximately every two years) was...

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    We’ve all heard that a million monkeys banging on a million typewriters will eventually reproduce the entire works of Shakespeare.

    Now, thanks to the Internet, we know this is not true.


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    Clever Thoughts: A Million Monkeys

    We’ve all heard that a million monkeys banging on a million typewriters will eventually reproduce the entire works of Shakespeare. Now, thanks to the Internet, we know this is not true. ~ ROBERT WILENSKY

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    Fox Facts: Smart Phones Are Taking Over

    Did you know? US mobile data traffic grew by 300% in 2012.  (United  Nations Published 09/01/2013).  By the end of 2016, it is predicted that there will be more than 2 billion smart phone users. Do you have a mobile-friendly website? Responsive design,...

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    Google Analytics: Keeping it Simple

    Unless you know a lot more about something than I do, I am not really that interested.  I have too much information already. ~ Tucker Carlson, News Correspondent for the Fox News Channel Let's face it, data can be overwhelming. Have you ever ventured into Google...

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    Do Not Try This At Home

    When I was a youngster, my older and much wiser brother told me to never ride my bike with my arms crossed (right hand on the left handle and left hand on the right handle). Naturally the first thing I did was jump on my bike and give it a go.  I peddled up to speed...

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    How To Simplify SEO

    Do you know which one of these pictures doesn't belong? If you guessed the cup of coffee... you would be wrong, at least for this discussion. Each one of those images represents the name of a rather sweeping change to Google's search algorithm... except the tiger....

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    RSS: What is it?

    Can you identify the items in the picture above? The vast majority of people know the black and white critter on the left is a penguin.  But a lot of people do not know what the orange thing (RSS icon) is on the right, even though they may see it frequently on...

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