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This Just In… My Latest Articles In Your Inbox!

Posted by on Sep 7, 2017 in Website Info | 0 comments

This Just In… My Latest Articles In Your Inbox!

You’re in luck!  Now you can get my latest blog posts in your inbox automatically.  Now I know that your email usually gets filled up just as fast as mine does, but this is one of the many great ways to never miss a post from derekswitzer.net! So, signup to my list today by clicking below!  Short And Sweet, you’re...

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Throwback Thursday – Remember Geocities?

Posted by on Aug 3, 2017 in Throwback Thursday | 0 comments

Throwback Thursday – Remember Geocities?

We all had one, even though it would take a Klondike Bar to admit these days, at least…  I was just brainstorming things for my site today, and MY geocities site popped into my head since it’s “throwback Thursday.”  C’mon, who had one?  Chime in below!! How far have we come?!  Wow, to think how hard – well, hard may be the wrong word; perhaps more like how many more steps and lines of code it took todo certain things on our free sites that were hosted by the variety of geocities-type providers…  Like the image above depicts, oh the possibilities! And...

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How Fast and Conveniently Do You Want Your Website Up?

Posted by on Jul 17, 2017 in Web Design, website content, wordpress for websites | 0 comments

How Fast and Conveniently Do You Want Your Website Up?

Whether you are just starting out online, looking to promote a new book, product or service, finding the right tools is crucial. If you don’t have a website yet, or aren’t happy with who/where you are using now, it’s always time-consuming to research, find and setup new web hosting, website URL, and site. A few things to consider: How fast do you need the site installed, setup and live with content ready for your many visitors? Do you want to have a WordPress site, so it’s easy to update, add features to, and something you can update most content on yourself? How many...

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Video Embedding: Youtube, Vimeo, Facebook. Oh My!

Posted by on Dec 31, 2016 in website content | 0 comments

Video Embedding: Youtube, Vimeo, Facebook. Oh My!

I have used Youtube and Vimeo mainly for embedding video on websites, but have used all 3 for uploading video to share with the internet. This is not to say there are others out there, as I write this post that are better, etc. With that in mind, I am not condemning other video uploading services if they are not mentioned below. ** End disclaimer ** Here is my take on uploading videos for your website/clients’ websites and your business promotions/events. In my experience, Vimeo offers the most quality, has a professional looking ‘player’ and is quite easy for even the...

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WordPress for Websites: Setting the homepage (old screenshots, same awesome feature)

Posted by on Dec 31, 2016 in wordpress for websites | 0 comments

WordPress for Websites: Setting the homepage (old screenshots, same awesome feature)

As many of you know, WordPress is one of the best blogging platforms out there, but you can also use WordPress as an amazing CMS (content management system) for creating a beautifully laid out, interactive, fast loading website which can be updated by computer geeks like me, or non-technical people. This series of posts, WordPress for Websites, should serve as a basic setup to get you started, after you install/have WordPress installed through your website hosting company. Right out of the box, WordPress is setup to be a web blog, so the first page it displays when you goto your website URL...

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