Posts featuring tech and digital resources from Kate Winter

The 3 Plugins Every WordPress Sites Needs to Have

The 3 Plugins Every WordPress Sites Needs to Have

Anyone who dares to ‘talk shop’ with me knows my love of WordPress. I’m all about an open source system that can build with so much flexibility. Are other website systems amazing - yes. Will they ever eclipse my love of WordPress- not yet. The best feature from a...

Are You Missing Opportunities to Connect with Your Customers

Are You Missing Opportunities to Connect with Your Customers

We live in a world of Amazon Prime, grocery delivery, movies at your fingertips, and news updates by the minute. Our expectations for that sort of responsiveness are very high. How is your business adapting to this ‘I want it now’ mentality? If your solution is to...

SSL- Website Security Demystified

SSL- Website Security Demystified

Have you ever noticed that some websites URL’s start with 'http://' and others start 'https://' That extra ’S’ is no typo- it stands for secure. The system behind that one little letter is called SSL or Secure Sockets Layer and is very important for the credibility....

Questions to Ask When Hiring a Web Designer

Questions to Ask When Hiring a Web Designer

Maybe this year started out with some big goals- new products, new marketing ideas, and maybe even a new website. Before you run out and hire the first person you meet -or your cousin who’s a sophomore in college and SO good with computers (hint- no!)— slow down and...

Hosting & Domains

Hosting & Domains

If you were building a house. You would want to be sure the land was good, solid, and strong. Then you would (hopefully) use a builder that had a good reputation for customer service. Building a website is no different- you want to build from a strong dependable...

“Focus on the User and All Else Will Follow”

“Focus on the User and All Else Will Follow”

Every business should start with some guiding principles, clear goals, and effective methods. I spent a good chunk of 2016 working on building blocks to my business: sharpening and updating my skills, networking, writing a killer business plan (in my opinion), and a...

Welcome!

Welcome!

Before I explain exactly WHAT this new venture is... I want to tell you a story about how I started this path. I was 14, my father was creating the website for our family business on his own. He had a few books to help him and he had a programming background. At that...