Thoughts on web design trends new and old for 2016

Im calling a few web design trends we can expect to see in 2016. This is by no means mind boggling and if you have any experience in web design the below trends solve UX (user experience) issues whilst catering for … Continue reading

10. January 2016 by Noam
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Alexa rank!!!?? You referred to what?

Your Alexa rank!!!??

Another day and another somebody referring to an Alexa rank for one of my sites. Now this is a question that really gets me all warm and fuzzy inside (stopped getting irritated a long time ago). If you have a … Continue reading

10. January 2016 by Noam
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What the Jetpack??!! WordPress Jetpack Stats all weird…

What the Jetpack??!! WordPress Jetpack Stats all weird...

Jetpack WordPress visitor stats getting stuck, showing higher than normal visitor to views ratios. Not sure if this has happened to you, or again; happens to my sites only. This is the stats on WordPress (on Jetpack- view enchanted stats … Continue reading

08. January 2016 by Noam
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Buy me a beer or two

Buy Noam a Beer

It’s official and no secret that ads are being blocked on most sites today. Small part-time bloggers like myself are most affected. You can now officially, give back. Something small. A gesture that not only says thank you but does … Continue reading

16. December 2015 by Noam
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Death of online ads?

Death of Online Ads

As I’m sitting here writing this, grin on my face and all; top right of my Google Chome browser I see the red stop sign with the white hand on it. AdBlock. This is my personal blog, PaperHedge. It’s blocking … Continue reading

15. December 2015 by Noam
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Yoast… Where did my Title and Meta Description go?

Yoast...Where's my Title and Description gone

Featured image compliments of Panda Whale So you updated your Yoast install with all the new snazzy look changes (ehhh)… Now you don’t know where to change your meta titles and meta descriptions. Ok, you think. Do they (Yoast) know something … Continue reading

04. December 2015 by Noam
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How to check if your pages are getting indexed and when

How to check if your pages are getting indexed by Google and when

This is a little trick I learned after having trouble with another site of ours that simply was not getting crawled at the volume and rates as other similar sites as well as our pages not getting indexed fast enough … Continue reading

23. November 2015 by Noam
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This is how you get rid of WordPress referral spam!

This is how you get rid of WordPress referral spam

I have written extensively on WordPress blog referral spam that plagues all our Google Analytics and skews data to the extent that if you are a new site; makes stats from the likes of Google Analytics unusable. Some background as … Continue reading

11. November 2015 by Noam
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God I love Unsplash!

Thank you Unsplash

How many times do you find a gem of a thing in this world today? I can honestly tell you there are a few things other than my family that I really treasure in this world. One of the top … Continue reading

11. November 2015 by Noam
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Hate your previous work

Hate your previous work

If you are an artist or designer, it is possible you too hate your previous work. This is especially true with me and any of my previous work regardless of whether or not clients or other users rave about it; … Continue reading

11. November 2015 by Noam
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How to use “share” to a Facebook page not personal page

How to use share but to a Facebook page not personal page

Obvious to some but when you click on share to Facebook you are confronted with a share popup that asks you to use your personal Facebook account. In this particular case you want to share directly to your business page … Continue reading

27. October 2015 by Noam
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Fundamentals of Selling Benefits

Fundamentals of Selling Benefits

In marketing, sales and advertising, getting down to the number one value proposition of your product or service is always the starting point. Your value proposition is what separates you from your competitors, makes your product better, and gives the … Continue reading

02. August 2015 by Noam
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