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Video Tutorial: How to Update WordPress to Secure Your Website

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I had eleven sites hacked last week. Yes, 11. I have three security plugins installed. I thought I had strong usernames and passwords. Turns out, I didn’t. After I got the hack repaired and back up and running (if you don’t already know about the amazing guys at Websavers…you really should check them out for your hosting needs!), I began the tedious process of changing ALL my passwords and at the same time creating much…

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Free Screen Savers and Wallpaper via Krista Smith | ActivateHerAwesome.com

November Free Gifts Just for You | Screensavers and Wallpapers

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It’s November already! I am back from the Action Academy Retreat I co-led with my good friend Jac McNeil last week. I’m feeling totally inspired. Watching the amazing women who gathered at beautiful Oceanstone Resort bond and make big boss decisions in their own businesses was amazing. Here’s a gift for you. The quote I used for your November Wallpaper became our unofficial manifesto at our retreat. I’ve created a wallpaper for you to use on…

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3 Ways You Can Activate Your Creativity & Discover What Experience Your Dream Clients are Craving From You

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As a female entrepreneur, I know what the whispers in your heart sound like. I know because I have them in my own too. I know the mental energy it takes to be able to plan your next exciting offer. The thing is we are often so busy working in our businesses it’s difficult to find the mojo to work ON our business. Between clients, marketing, social media, networking, family, friends, and passions {to name…

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3 Smart Strategies to Attract More Business

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My teenage daughter and I are currently making our way across Europe. It’s incredible. Last night I sat watching the sunset over the Aegean Sea and thought about our experiences thus far. As I sat with breeze blowing in my hair and the sweet smell of the sea air, I was quickly reminded how slowing down can help the women I work with gain some serious traction in attracting more clients. I thought about how…

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Claiming My Truth: I Am a Teacher

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We are all on a journey. This I recognize. Some journeys are bumpier than others. Some are smooth sailing. It will not come as a surprise to you that I LOVE all things tech-y. Designing and coding a website is fun for me. It’s easy and there is no better challenge in my world than conquering a new software and making it work for my clients. What you may not know about me is that I started off…

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FREE: New Screensavers/Wallpaper for Spring!

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I’m not sure where you live but here in Nova Scotia it’s been a loooooooooonnnnnnng winter. In the past fourteen days alone, we’ve received just over 90 centimeters of the white stuff (that’s 35 and 1/2 inches!) here in the Halifax area. SERIOUSLY. You’d think as a Canadian, I’d be use to snow. The thing is we live in a Maritime climate. A typical winter for us means 10-15 cm of snow followed by rain…

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Why it’s Finally Time to Get Friendly with Mobile for your Website

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  It’s time, pretty lady. Google has made a decision that will impact how your website shows up in search results. And it’s starting on April 21, 2015. My inbox has been flooded with emails the past couple of months from clients, colleagues, and friends asking why they are getting a notification from Google that their beautiful website has mobile usability errors. Or, they have noticed the buzz on social media talking about Google making…

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How to create custom graphics for your blog posts

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All around the interwebs lately I’ve had clients and colleagues ask me how they go about creating a custom graphic for their blog posts. Are you curious why adding an image to your blog post or on social media is a savvy online move? I’ve outlined my top five reasons here: Bigger engagement – it’s true. Your followers or users are much more inclined to engage with you when there is an image attached to…

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A New and FREE E-course just for you :)

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Hello Beautiful! February is here and I’ve been in full on creation mode since January began. I’m hoping you’ve been nourishing your own creative inner self too! I’ve just finished an intensive weekend course called Pattern Camp by Jessica Swift. I loved every second of learning new things. Being a student again took me back to thinking about when I was a teacher myself. I educated young minds here in Nova Scotia for ten years.…

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