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All about GDPR

What is GDPR and why does it matter? It’s almost time for the latest shakeup in the web industry — the GDPR deadline. What the heck is GDPR? And why does it matter for your WordPress site? Dive in with us to learn more. As a note to our clients, this is something we’ll be […]

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Customizing E-commerce: Why we love Woocommerce

The word “e-commerce” gets thrown around a lot like it’s a product you just pull off the shelf and start using, but in our experience, it’s far from the case. We’ve done a number of different e-commerce websites, no two have been remotely the same, whether it’s what they sell, their features, or what they […]

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Our new company car

Well, not quite a car per say, but for us it more or less replaces one! We recently got this awesome ride from our friends at Xtracycle and have been absolutely loving it. Not only does it hold, well, pretty much everything, but the electric motor lets us cruise around town seeing clients without working […]

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SEO: It’s about the content, stupid: two examples

“SEO” is about content. We tell clients this all the time — although I’m not sure they always believe it. So let’s look at some anecdotal evidence — a couple case studies. Exhibit 1 First from our own site: We had never really promoted on our site that “SEO” was a service we offer. We […]

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Links in the WordPress content editor

For those of you with a WordPress site, here’s a quick video tip on working with links in the backend and explaining a couple small improvements recently added to WordPress. Level: novice.

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Your website New Year’s Resolution: Content

Forget about losing weight or learning a new skill for your New Year’s resolution. Well, maybe not forget about those, but we’ve got a New Year’s resolution that’s perfect for your website — plan out your content for the new year! It’s a brand new year and if you’re anything like most businesses, you’ve running […]

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What are SEO ‘keywords’? What do you do with them?

Getting people to your site: Five questions to ask yourself We’ve written before: SEO starts with content — and you could almost say it ends with content, too. Not quite, but almost. So, as you start writing content for your site, or as you take a fresh look at content that already exists on your […]

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Wordcamp PDX 2017

FQ at Wordcamp PDX 2017

This past Saturday the entire Figoli Quinn & Associates crew headed up to Lewis & Clark College in Portland, OR to learn and share all things WordPress at the Wordcamp PDX 2017 conference. Not only did we pick up a number of tricks, but I was given the great opportunity to share some thoughts on […]

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Home sweet homepage

What should be on your homepage? Keep it simple, keep it focused, keep it brief and above all be helpful. Sure, the design and content of your homepage depends a lot on what you do and the various reasons people might be coming to your site. But for our purposes today, let’s generalize a bit: Put […]

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Speaking at Wordcamp 2017

We’re excited to announce that I’ll be a speaker at the Wordcamp PDX 2017 conference. I’ll be giving a lightning talk introducing ways that WordPress developers can improve their content editing process and why that might matter. Check out https://2017.portland.wordcamp.org/speaker/steven-quinn to learn more and to sign up for the conference. Afterwards, we’ll be posting the presentation […]

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