3 More Important Tips to Secure Your WordPress Website from Hackers

As the title of this post implies (3 *More* Important Tips), this is not the first time I’ve written about the steps you should take to keep your WordPress website secure from hackers. In fact, I have two others posts you should take a look at, Is Your WordPress Website Secure from Hackers and 5 More Tips to Secure Your WordPress Website from Hackers.

I also offer more information on WordPress security in my Authentic Leader video series, where I devote nearly half-an-hour sharing 12 Ways to Secure Your WordPress Website from Hackers.

Now, as I bring […]

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5 More Tips to Secure Your WordPress Website from Hackers

In a previous post, Is Your WordPress Website Secure from Hackers, I outline why you should change your WordPress Administrator Password every month.

Today though, I would like to share a few other important steps you should take to ensure that YOU remain in FULL CONTROL of your WordPress website – rather than leaving yourself vulnerable to hackers.

In my Authentic Leader video series, I devote nearly half-an-hour sharing 12 Ways to Secure Your WordPress Website from Hackers. First and foremost among these is the importance of creating new, complex passwords on a monthly basis, to protect your […]

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When – and How – to Create a Content Plan

Do you plan your content in advance; for a week; for a month; for a quarter; for a year?

Or do you just “wing it” each week? (How’s that been working out for ya’? Not so smoothly, eh?)

As an online business development coach, I’m regularly asked how to create an overall content strategy. In a recent episode of my Authentic Leader Q&A Video Series I answer this question for you: What Should I Include In My Content Plan?

Today, I want to share some of my best tips with you around content planning.

Every December when things slow down […]

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Is Your WordPress Website Secure from Hackers?

When did you last change the password for your WordPress website? Can you even remember? Has it been months – or years? Believe me, you’re not alone. But guess what? Changing your password regularly is one of the most important things you can do to protect your website. Why? Because some 30,000 websites are being hacked every day! YIKES, that’s 30,000!

The importance of passwords

How can this happen so often? Well, because simplistic passwords are easy to hack and, according to SplashData.com, here are the most popular passwords being used today:

123456
password
12345678
qwerty
abc123
123456789
111111
1234567
iloveyou
adobe123

While passwords like these are obviously easy to remember, […]

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A-Z Strategies to Plan and Run a Successful Online Summit

Did you know that hosting an Online Summit is one of the quicker overall ways to build your email list, gain credibility and make sales?

It’s true. There’s many moving pieces if you want to maximize your potential with your Summit, but in the long run it can catapult you far beyond how you would have progressed in your online business otherwise.

My Experience with Online Summits

I’ve personally participated in many different Summits over the years. Most recently, I was invited to be a part of the #1 personal branding conference in the world hosted by Navid Moazzez, Read more

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12 Question Quiz: Is Your WordPress Website Secure?

Have you heard horror stories of websites being hacked and shut down?

It’s no joke and this is a real threat.

This quiz will wake you up to this reality and teach you exactly how to prepare so your site is safe from hacker attacks.

(Scroll down to see how we can make these updates for you!)

Go down this list of 12 questions and answer YES or NO.

Password: Are you changing your wp-admin password regularly?

Suggestion: Once per month

Password: Are you changing your FTP website hosting password regularly?

Suggestion: Once per month

Password: Are you choosing difficult passwords with uppercase, lowercase, numbers, and symbols?

Suggestion: I know you […]

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Pop-up Optin Boxes Using Optin Monster: Annoying or Effective?

When you go to a website looking for a solution to your problem, usually the last thing you want to see is a pop-up box blocking you from the answer you seek.

The pop-up box is usually an opt-in box inviting you to download a free report or subscribe to an ezine. Do you find these annoying?? Most do.

However, you would not believe the results entrepreneurs are getting by placing a pop-up optin box on their website!

Typical Optin Conversion Results

If you add a generic optin box in your header, on your sidebar, below blog posts, in your footer… you should expect […]

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What to Add In Your Speaker Page on Your Website

So, you plan to become a speaker. Maybe you’ve written a book and you want to promote it. Maybe you have a message that people need to hear about. Either way, it is important to have a speaker page to direct event planners, friends & family and contacts to.

This page can have many elements that will really serve to “sell you” to the events or organizations you are targeting. Here are a few ideas to get you started:

Include VIDEO!! An event planner wants to see a 10-minute, uncut speaking clip of you on stage. As you book events make sure you […]

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Add a Professional Intro to Your Marketing Videos

You know you need to get into video. You may be a little hesitant because you want it done right, you want to look awesome, and you want to sound awesome.

Believe it or not, I’ve seen some awesome videos that were really effective and shot with an iPhone or iPad. You don’t have to go out and buy fancy equipment, or hire a $2,000 videographer to shoot your videos.

If you want to attract a great following and really build your business to new profit heights, then you need to integrate video in your business.

It’s a great way for people to […]

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Attn: Coaches! Best Process for Showcasing Your Pricing

A question I get all the time from coaches is, “Should I put my coaching fees right on my coaching page? Or keep pricing off my website and make people contact me for a quote?”

Unfortunately, when someone knows they need help they “price shop” before they shop around for the best VALUE. It’s just a reality that you as a service provider need to accept and learn how to work around so you get a steady stream of clients.

If you offer a high-quality service then your rates will naturally be higher because of the extra time and effort you are […]

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