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Have you ever worked for a company where so many people and departments are involved in a web site or software application development project that it never really reaches completion? Or, if it does, it didn’t meet user expectations or hold up to what marketing and advertising claims said it would? As an end user, can you sense that behind the scenes of a web site, you can somehow feel the unity or disharmony of those involved in making it? When you scan Twitter, how do feel about some of the comments made there? Do they make any part of your body feel good or bad while reading them? Do you tense up? Do you bypass users who are always bringing you down? … [Read more...] about How Does Your Web Site Make Visitors Feel?
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So it’s no wonder that small business owners may stumble a bit as they navigate the increasingly connected WordPress world. Sometimes even the most well-meaning and tech-savvy entrepreneurs can slip up. From caching your website and comment etiquette, to robots.txt, this article has it all. Feel free to share your own experiences in the comments. … [Read more...] about Don’t Launch a WordPress Site Before You Go Through This Checklist