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What Happens When a Newbie Updates WordPress Today

A brand new version of WordPress was released just a couple of minutes ago…  Jam Packed with security fixes so Please Update Your Blog!

If you haven’t done that yet or have now idea what updating your Blog means you can relax. WPBlog Support can update it for you and even make some of those tweaks and changes you’ve been too afraid to start.

Maybe you’re afraid to update your site (or tried and broke it) or just want a change made to your WordPress Blog.   Doesn’t matter, we’re real people here to help.  Just let us know what you need done and the first job is on us with this link:

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WPBlog Support has you covered with Unlimited Full WordPress Support, Small Jobs, Fixes, Tweaks and Updates from the team that wrote the book on Blogging.

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WordPress Core Update…

Update Your WordPress Software

All WPBlog Support Clients have had their WordPress Blogs Updated to the newest release today.  The latest version is 3.9.2.  It contains a bunch of security fixes and I would expect this will be the last WordPress Update before the new 4.0 Version comes out.

WordPress.org reported:

WordPress 3.9.2 is now available as a security release for all previous versions. We strongly encourage you to update your sites immediately.

This release fixes a possible denial of service issue in PHP’s XML processing, reported by Nir Goldshlager of the Salesforce.com Product Security Team. It  was fixed by Michael Adams and Andrew Nacin of the WordPress security team and David Rothstein of the Drupal security team. This is the first time our two projects have coordinated on joint security releases.

WordPress 3.9.2 also contains other security changes:

  • Fixes a possible but unlikely code execution when processing widgets (WordPress is not affected by default), discovered by Alex Concha of the WordPress security team.
  • Prevents information disclosure via XML entity attacks in the external GetID3 library, reported by Ivan Novikov of ONSec.
  • Adds protections against brute attacks against CSRF tokens, reported by David Tomaschik of the Google Security Team.
  • Contains some additional security hardening, like preventing cross-site scripting that could be triggered only by administrators.

We appreciated responsible disclosure of these issues directly to our security team. For more information, see the release notes or consult the list of changes.

WPBlogSupport.com Unlimited WordPress Support Clients

This doesn’t apply to WPBlog Support customers, you’re already up to date.  Of course if their are any issues with your site after the core WordPress files have been updated make sure to request a job done for you at http://www.WPBlogSupport.com

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Patrick Allmond Interviewed

Thinking about a WordPress Membership Site or Campus?

I just finished a jam packed 30 minute interview with Patrick Allmond of  All About Focus where Patrick shared his take on Memberships sites for Speakers, Trainers and Independent professionals.

I’ll be cleaning it up and hope to have it posted tomorrow.  Stay Tuned!

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There’s more coming soon!

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Who’s In Charge?

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Akismet: July Stats Roundup

This post is part of a monthly series summarizing some stats and figures from the Akismet universe. Feel free to browse all of the posts in the series.

In July, Akismet saw 5,608,437,500 pieces of spam come through. If each piece of spam were a book, there would be enough books to fill 156 Libraries of Congress (the largest library in the world).

There was a small increase in spam numbers since June – about 5%, but a 71% increase from last year in July. That’s about the same yearly increase as the one was saw in last month.

We also saw 310,275,000 legitimate comments made, which makes up only 5% of the total comments we see going around. If each real comment were a book, there would enough to fill only 8 Libraries of Congress (still not bad!).

Our busiest day was July 8 with about 240 million pieces of spam, and our slowest day was 6 with 133 million comments. Not a big range.

Overall, we missed only about 0.0206% of all spam comments this month. Although there weren’t any big fluctuations in our missed spam numbers this month, your missed spam numbers may be different. If you’re seeing more missed spam than usual come through, please do contact us and we’ll be happy to help 🙂.

Here’s how much spam and ham came through each day of the month:

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This month we did not have any service interruptions. You are welcome to follow us on Twitter or this blog for updates on that.

Here are some interesting articles on spam from around the web we liked this month:

Face to Face Persuasion Skills

Selling Stuff

When it comes right down to it, that’s what we all want to do right?

Revenue, income, cash or money, doesn’t matter what you call it, all comes from a sale of some sort.  Our Job is to turn as many conversations as we can into cash.

The frantic pace of communication today make the “art” of persuasion even more valuable.

No one has the time to be sold, we like to buy what we want, when we want and for as little as possible.

Where does that leave you the entrepreneur, independent professional or small business owner?

Find out Why No One Wants To Be Sold –  learn how to persuade and influence not hassle prospective customers.

 

How To Save All Your 404 Page Traffic

Get Traffic From Broken Links

Here’s a simple way to leverage your existing traffic and screw-ups.

Your WordPress Blog will have broken links.  There’s no getting around that, at some point you’ll change a category slug or page name and forget to update a custom menu item or link on a page or post.

That’s a for sure!

If you want to find out what happens to your visitors now if they find a broken link follow these 2 steps.

  1. Open a new browser window and browse to your domain name ie. http://www.wpblogsupport.com
  2. after the .com  portion of the link add the following      /fdjkfdljsklf        so the url looks something like: http://www.wpblogsupport.com/dfkljkdljkld    and then hit the return/enter key.

Most sites will get a useless 404 error page.  But if you try the link above on this site you’ll won’t see an ugly 404 page, try it it you don’t believe me.

Here’s a simple plugin that saves your 4o4 traffic

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Updated WordPress Plugins 07 22

Are Your WordPress Plugins Up to Date?

Here’s a couple of plugins the WP Blog Support team has updated this morning for our Unlimited WordPress Support Members.

This is just one of the 12 WordPress Management services that are provided in ADDITION to the Unlimited WordPress Support, Fixes, Tweaks and Small Jobs that are completed for WordPress Bloggers.

  • AtContent
  • Contact Bank Standard Edition
  • Custom Sidebars
  • NextScripts: Social Networks Auto-Poster
  • WooThemes Helper
  • WP Google Maps
  • WP SlimStat

If you have any of these WordPress plugins installed on you WordPress site please update them now.  Plugin updates are done for a number of reasons; new features, bug fixes, or even security updates.  Even if you have one of these plugins an it isn’t active – make sure to update it.  Inactive Plugins are still a security risk!

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WordPress SEO Plugin Video Tutorials – Yoast WP-SEO

Get Your WordPress Blog Ranked First On Google

I uploaded 16 Yoast WP-SEO video tutorials to the start of the WordPress SEO Secrets Course.

If you want to learn how to install, configure and use Yoast’s Great SEO plugin for WordPress Blogs you are free to learn how from this powerful SEO
course here:

Click Here To Start Watching the Yoast WP-SEO Course – ** There’s no money or registration required – Enjoy!

… If you don’t have the time or technical know-how and still want the benefits of having the WP-SEO plugin installed and configured on you Blog visit:

Unlimited WordPress Support – Fixes and Tweaks

… for installation and basic configuration.

Either way using the Yoast’s WP-SEO Plugin will make your WordPress site stand our from the competition!

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It’s a simple Big Fat Claim!

Unlimited WordPress Support, Fixes, Tweaks and Small Jobs – $69/month!

The tag line is straight forward… Sign Up

… For Worry Free Web Sites That Just Work!

When your pressed for time, hate technology, and don’t want to learn how all this stuff fits together!

So in keeping thing simple we’ve created some straight forward affiliate graphics that you can use on your sites to generate an easy $15 every month for every sale that comes for your referral.  These are just a couple of the new tools available to affiliates and partners.

Click Here –  If you haven’t created an affiliate account just register a free account.

New Graphics You Can Use Today

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In addition to these graphics we’ve also added email copy and replicated sites that you can use to give away great resources like the all the WordPress Training Course available at WPblogSupport.com

WordPress Time Wasters

There are always WordPress tasks that you CAN do…

Sell Courses OnlineBut SHOULD you be doing them?

Most people work from some sort of to-do or task list.  Whether it’s on paper, in a calendar, evernote, onenote or any name you can come up with.  I was looking at my to-do list this morning and after talking to 2 clients I had phone consultations with I was reminded of a simple idea that Bob Proctor taught me many years ago.

He said to be successful as a sales professional you only had to do 1 thing.

Be out of the office in front of a customer by 8 AM every morning.

Have an appointment every morning scheduled for 8 AM.

I was thinking about this after looking through the tasks I had assigned myself this morning and asking myself of the tasks I had listed on my to-do list which ones were ones that I CAN do and which ones were tasks that I SHOULD do?

Whether it’s your business or your WordPress Blog.. there are tasks that you probably CAN do bust the more important question is are they tasks that you SHOULD be doing?

My Mom never told me about this and that’s why it’s the topic for today’s Secret.  Listen now…

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Social Media Profiles Can Predict Your Success

Your Social Media Profiles and Handles Can Tell You If Your Going To Be Successful Online.

Sell Courses OnlineIt’s a mistake I’ve made more than once!

… which is really sad when you think about it.  By now you’d think I’d have my message straight.  A single concise offer to a starving crowd who would love to whip out their wallets and give me everything they had in it.

I think about marketing too much.  Always trying to find the latest and greatest tool and tactic to move my business to the next level.  As a result the “BFC” that I make is often muddled or changes depending on whom I’m talking too.

An easy way to tell is by the number of Social Media handles I/You have and each of the associated profiles.

My Mom never told me about this and that’s why it’s the topic for today’s Secret.  Listen now…

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New Twitter Handle and FaceBook Page

I really have too many…

Handles!

Part of the reason I’ve been working on consolidating my business activities stems from the number of handles I found myself having to manage..  Social media nicknames and handles give you a good ideas of  how focused your business is.

I had too many handles.

  • mysmallbizu
  • thumbidextrous
  • wphostmanaged
  • jmaduk
  • jamesmaduk
  • fullcontact
  • fullcontactsites
  • fullcontactcampus

At the time they seemed like the right thing to do.  I had different sites for different services and products.  In the end they are too scattered.  so here’s the new twitter handle

FaceBook Page: https://www.facebook.com/wpblogsupport

Twitter Page: https://twitter.com/wpblogsupport 

Feel free to follow along..

WordPress Plugin and Theme Updates 07-19

Today’s WordPress Updates

Many of the more popular WordPress Plugins were updated today for WPBlogSupport clients.

Some of these included:

Two of the big SEO Plugins:
  • All In One SEO Pack
  • WordPress SEO
Plus
  • Calls to Action
  • Dynamic Widgets
  • Easy Testimonials
  • Landing Pages
  • Leads
  • LearnDash LMS
  • NextScripts: Social Networks Auto-Poster
  • WP RSS Aggregator

Take note of the LearnDash plugin.  This is the LMS that we use to create a Campus for coaches, speakers, authors and subject experts who want to sell courses in under 15 minutes.

All sites with these plugins have been updated.

30 Free WordPress Video Tutorials

All 30 WordPress Mastery Video Tutorials from the WordPress Mastery course are available with this link:

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Is there a small job or tweak that we can do for you today?

Things like:

  • Installing and configuring a plugin.
  • Adding an optin form or popup to your Blog.
  • Making sure there’s no broken links
  • Setting up your links for great SEO rankings
  • Stopping annoying comment Sp@@m

.. or any other tweak or small job you can think of.

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WordPress 4 will be running your Blog soon

WordPress Beta News

4.o is on it’s way with a the first beta that came out last week on July 10th.   After playing around with the latest and greatest WordPress software it looks like rich media will be much easier to use and embed.

Here are some of the highlights from the WordPress Blog:

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Could You Relax Knowing This About WordPress?

Got Something new for you today…

Wouldn’t it be nice if you could KNOW that you’d always have a Worry Free Web Sites That Just Worked!

Especially when your pressed for time, hate technology, and don’t want to learn how all the web stuff fits together!

You’re busy, why not:

  • Put an end to technical headaches.
  • Spend time building your business not figuring out WordPress!

Need a small fix or tweak done to your WordPress Site?

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Here’s some of the plugins that were automatically updated this morning by WPKeen.com for our Unlimited WordPress Support clients…

  • Landing Pages
  • Akismet
  • Akismet
  • Calls to Action
  • Custom Sidebars
  • DMS Professional Tools
  • Landing Pages
  • Leads
  • Namaste! LMS
  • Widget Context
  • WP Google Maps
  • WP-Mail-SMTP
  • RSS Multi Importer
  • WP Social Sharing
  • LearnDash LMS

If you’d like Unlimited WordPress Support and WordPress Managed For You join the other Keeners at WPKeen!

Recurring Revenues the Fast Way

Start Earning Faster!

Sell Courses OnlineIt’s a bit of a rant today… and a secret my mom never told me about marketing online.  Especially when it comes to internet time.

Membership sites…. learn how to earn recurring revenue in 30 days.  That’s what two of my fellow marketers are pitching this week.  Is 30 days reasonable today?  Is that the fastest you can have a membership site up and running?

My Mom would say yes…

But I’d say your crazy to wait that long and here’s why.

You can have a membership site ready to sell in 15 minutes... That’s a membership site the has a forum, sells courses, protects content based on membership level, is hosted, runs WordPress.. you name it – it has it.Continue reading

WordPress Plugin Updates 05/20

WordPress Sites Updated

All FullContact Sites running the following Plugins have been updated to the current new release today.

  • Easy Testimonials
  • Jetpack by WordPress.com
  • NextGEN Gallery by Photocrati
  • Wordfence Security

This is part of the Managed WordPress Hosting & The FullContact Courses Internet Marketing Video Library.

  • FullContact Sites provides more than a traditional WordPress Host –
  • Put and end to technical headaches. Spend time building your business not figuring out WordPress!
  • Got a Hosting or WordPress Marketing Question? Call, Chat or join in our our daily marketing webinars!
  • FullContact Course Access and Certification is included – learn from over 1000 Marketing Tutorials

Master WordPress Hosting With These Free cPanel Videos

Last week I send you links to 44 Video Tutorials from two WP Blog Support courses.

  • WordPress Basics
  • WordPress SEO Secrets

… today I’ve got another 20 WordPress/Hosting related tutorials from another great course entitled:

cPanel Hosting Control Panel Basics – 0$

** There’s no money or registration required – Enjoy!

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WordPress Membership Site Secrets

WEBINAR: WordPress Membership Site Secrets

Got a Blog?  Thinking about a Membership site?  You better think twice before you get started.  Join the author of Blogging Secrets in a 60 minute live webinar where I’ll reveal why you need more than a membership site…

Get answers to  your WordPress Questions tonight during our Weekly WordPress Webinar.  Everything is Fair Game!

 

Managed WordPress Security Update

Keeping your WordPress site save and sound is more important than many bloggers think.   It only becomes important after your WordPress Blog has been hacked or compromised by the bad guys!

Having Managed WordPress Hosting means that your host takes care of the technical security stuff which leaves more time for you to focus on the marketing stuff.  Here a FullContact Sites we add the WordFence plugin to your sites for an added level of security.   WordFence does stuff like regular scans of your site to look for files that may have been changed or uploaded and sophisticated filtering and blocking of bad guy attempts to login to your site.   (You’d be surprised how much this happens – The current frequency of attacks we’re seeing across all WordPress sites running Wordfence is 7043 attacks per minute

All FullContact Sites have the newest version of WordFence running today which includes these new fixes and features:

Feature: Prevent discovery of usernames through ‘?/author=N’ scans. New option under login security which you can enable.

  • Fix: Introduced new global hash whitelist on our servers that drastically reduces false positives in all scans especially theme and plugin scans.
  • Fix: Fixed issue that corrupted .htaccess because stat cache would store file size and cause filesize() to report incorrect size when reading/writing .htaccess.
  • Fix: Fixed issue where Wordfence Security Network won’t block known bad IP after first login attempt if “Don’t let WordPress reveal valid users in login errors” option is not enabled.
  • Fix: Sites installed under a directory would sometimes see Falcon not serving cached docs.
  • Fix: If you are a premium customer and you have 2FA enabled and your key expires, fixed issue that may have caused you to get locked out.
  • Improvement: If your Premium API key now expires, we simply downgrade you to free scanning and continue rather than disabling Wordfence.
  • Improvement: Email warnings a few days before your Premium key expires so you have a chance to upgrade for uninterrupted service.

Wordfence is the Leading Cyber Security solution for WordPress.  That’s why we include it with your Managed WordPress Hosting account or FullContact eLearning Campus.  It provides a Complete Anti-Virus and Firewall Package for your WordPress Website including Two Factor Authentication, a Firewall incorporating Machine Learning and Tools to help Recover from a Hack.

 

Just Add Your Course Content

Add Your Course Content To a FullContact Campus

 

… and you’ll be able to sell your courses online in about 15 minutes!

This is a special announcement for Coaches, Consultants, Speakers and Subject Matter Experts who want to sell their own courses.

If you want a turn-key ready to go WordPress Campus complete with everything you need to train your clients and students online I’d like to help.   I have a new ready to go version of my “FullContact Courses” site that I’m installing for 5 of my existing clients.

Everything’s included – A fully featured WordPress Site with the LearnDash LMS software installed, BbPress Forums, And event Calendar, Podcasting Plugins and of course the PageLines Drag and Drop Theme.

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Listen to the podcast above, and then visit the Campus site at http://campus.fullcontactsites.com to ask questions.

P.S.   You’ll need the coupon code: CAMPUS to save $500 off your site.

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