Category Archives: Resources

A collection of resources I’ve found useful.

Cole Smithey Redesign

I recently had the privilege of working with film critic and prolific video blogger Cole Smithey. Ted Rall (the political cartoonist) recommended Cole and I work together after I helped Ted with his site. Cole’s project required quite a lot of … Continue reading

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Podcast with Digital Marketing Radio

I was recently interviewed by Digital Marketing Radio for their podcast. This insightful podcast series is full of useful tips and insights on digital marketing. Give it a listen. You might learn something! Listen to me on Digital Marketing Radio … Continue reading

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Essential WordPress Plugins You Should Install on Every Site You Build

Yeah, okay. I realize it’s a bit arrogant to try to dictate to everyone in the world what plugins they should install on their own WordPress sites. So, I come before you humbly to suggest that this suite of plugins … Continue reading

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WooCommerce Authorize.Net DPM Error: This transaction cannot be accepted. (Check your server’s UTC Time!)

If you’re using WooCommerce’s DPM (Direct Post Method) plug-in for handing off credit card transactions to’s payment gateway you may run into the following error:

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Delete Firefox’s Location Bar URL Autocomplete Suggestion

Sometimes you type in the wrong address in Firefox’s location bar (or as Firefox wants you to call it: The Awesome Bar). Here’s what happens: You type in the wrong URL. Firefox’s “Awesome Bar” remembers it. The next time you … Continue reading

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xScope – Handy Screen Ruler and Lots More

 xScope by Iconfactory ($29.99) is one of the most indispensable apps in my Toolkit. I often need a screen ruler to not only measure onscreen elements, but also to make sure design elements and text are all lined up nicely. … Continue reading

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Top 10 WordPress Plug-ins I can’t Live Without

I’ve been working with WordPress for a few years now. Here’s a list of the Plug-ins I’ve come to count on, and why.

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WordPress New User Tutorial

The following tutorial is targeted towards new WordPress users. I wrote this guide for Thermal Exposure clients as a kind of quick-start guide. However, I’ve tried to keep this article generic enough that anyone can refer to it. Feel free … Continue reading

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