A common question small business owners ask themselves is when their business
is ready to implement an ERP software application that will replace their
existing small business software. Fortunately for the small business owner,
there are a number of small business ERP software solutions on the market
today that serve as a viable replacement for QuickBooks, Peachtree, and other
small business accounting software packages. In my experience, there are
three telling signs of when a small business is ready to migrate from its
existing small business software to a more sophisticated ERP system.
First, the small business is operating in a multitude of software packages
based on a given department within the organization. Accounting personnel
make journal entries in QuickBooks; warehouse managers enter data into Excel;
sales representatives use ACT, Goldmine, Salesforce.com,... (more)
Originally dubbed WordPress MU, WordPress multisite is simply a way of
networking a collection of websites under the same WordPress installation.
The individual websites in the network are like children websites of the main
installation. All share the same hosting account, WordPress themes, and
plugin options. They can have unique URLs or have different subdomain
addresses based on the main URL.
Why does any of this matter and why should you care? WordPress multisite
can rock the web when used properly and in the right situation.
Why Use WordPress Multisite? You can easily set ... (more)
A lot of our web design clients ask about ongoing WordPress maintenance in
the proposal stage of our project. They’ve heard WordPress is easy to use
and they want to make sure it will be just as easy to maintain. They also
what to make sure their website will be safe, secure, and free of malware or
I’m very open with people in these discussions. And I can be, because
I’ve personally had few issues with WordPress maintenance and security.
In the years I’ve worked with WordPress, I’ve only had two clients
encounter malware and both were due to poorly maintaine... (more)
Social Media on Ulitzer
If you have a website and your email is listed on the Internet, you’ve
probably received unsolicited offers for increasing your website’s ranking
on the Internet. Over the last few years, these offers seem to multiple like
a virtual plague. I myself receive so many of these emails, they are
perpetually trapped in my spam filter.
If you’ve ever read these offers closely, you will quickly become
suspicious. The emails come from gmail accounts without phone numbers or
website addresses. They offer promises of first page ranking on Google and
website traffic... (more)
This weekend I looked back at SEO related statistics for a B2B website I
launched in November of 2009. A full year has passed and I wanted to see the
progress this company made over a twelve-month period. After launching the
new WordPress website, the client retained me to work on their internet
marketing efforts. It helped free up time for the client, it gave their
internet marketing a cohesiveness it would not have had otherwise, and it
gave me time to nurture my new baby. I believe it was a good year for SEO and
Google Analytics agrees with me.
The Data Doesn’t Lie
I decided... (more)