Choosing a good WordPress Host

Choosing a good WordPress Host

Collective IT Solutions has worked with numerous WordPress website Hosts, for quite a few years even.  We admit, there are many good hosts out there and you may select yours for various reasons.  But if you are new to WordPress, looking to save some money or just want a good WordPress Host that takes care of a lot for you; we strongly recommend www.siteground.com. They are inexpensive and offer a lot of features for you that other hosts do not...

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Small Business – Why Should I use Social Media?

Small Business – Why Should I use Social Media?

Here is a good article that explains some of the benefits of utilizing Social Media to Advertise / Grow your business.  It seems like an overwhelming prospect to many, but it doesn’t need to be.  Free Advertising with a potential large reach to new customers – sign me up! If you’re really overwhelmed by using Social Media, you can hire a company such as Collective IT Solutions, Inc. to assist you.  You can even decide on your...

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The True Cost of WordPress Maintenance

The True Cost of WordPress Maintenance

When working with WordPress Website clients, I always try to include a Maintenance package in our signed contract. Many of the clients are all for it and see how it can help. Some clients don’t see any need for it. And sometimes, clients feel they can do it themselves (which is a great option in my opinion if they are willing to take the time and gain the knowledge to do so!). Here is a decent article by EfficientWP explaining these 3...

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Gutenberg – WordPress 5.0

Gutenberg – WordPress 5.0

Well, it’s finally happening.  WordPress 5.0 will be a very big update and it’s being released 12/6/2108. This is a great article by WordFence that explains what I’ve been trying to tell my clients for months now: WordPress 5.0: How and When to Update You can use a classic editor for a few years if you do not want to use the new editing features.  The new editor will have a learning curve for end users, but it should offer...

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