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Social Media Tips for Realtors from ‘Real Social’

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  • 02 Nov 2015
Keeping up with social media is always fun, isn’t it?!  Today we had the opportunity to attend Orange County Association of Realtors Real Social seminar to hear what’s hot and what’s not in social media for Realtors. Katie Lance opened up the conference today – she *always* has great social wisdom. She encouraged us to

Creating Search Engine Friendly Content: Contriving Creative & Concise Pages & Articles

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  • 28 Oct 2015
Content has always remained “KING” on the web. Always. However, how that content is created and distributed is ever-changing. You may have read one of our previous articles about content creation and marketing like… An Outline to Creating Content For your Website Copywriting for SEO —> NO <— it’s NOT easy! DIY – Blogging With

Making Connections: How to Transform a 404 Into a Link Building Opportunity

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  • 21 Oct 2015
Some webmasters linking to your site use the correct URL, so any visitors (including search engine bots) will land properly on a targeted page in your site which will return a 200 OK status (Found). But there are some webmasters that will link to your site using the wrong spelling in the URL. Other things

Business Supplies & Decor for Sale in Lake Forest

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  • 15 Oct 2015
We’re moving offices and purging a ton of good stuff. Do you know anyone who needs some home or office artwork, paper / labels, decorative boxes, or chairs?  Here’s just a short list of what’s for sale. We’ll be in the office on Saturday, Oct 17th from 10a-noon if you’d like to come check anything

Images & Your Posts: Why Size and Other Details Matter

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  • 09 Oct 2015
It’s time to work on the appeal of your website. Whether than means startig a fresh business website design, working on updating your business with a redesign, or maintaning your site for relevance and traffic; one thing is certain… Every time you write up a new post or page for your WordPress based website, you

Referencing Another Blog Post: Guide to Formatting

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  • 29 Sep 2015
So you love a blog post that you saw on another site, and want to share with your audience?  Below is a simple guide on how to format a blog on your page to link to the other blog. Directing traffic through your page is key when it comes to the search engines, so make

In The Know About WordPress Plugins: What, Why, and Where

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  • 24 Aug 2015
WordPress is a very diverse, easy to use platform for website design. However, it needs to conform to what you need for your business or personal website. So how does one website platform conform itself to millions of different websites? The answer lies in plugins. What is a plugin? A plugin is a small module of code,

WordPress Basic Training Guide

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  • 24 Jun 2015
Now that your website has been completed, it is time to move on to learning how to maintain it a bit. At the very least, keep your content current with updates to your blog.  This document provides a quick and basic summary of training steps on WordPress. Whether you’re skilled at using computer systems or

Mobilegeddon Is Here: Surviving Google’s Mobile Changes

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  • 30 Apr 2015
On April 21, 2015, a change swept through Google ranking algorithms. They determine who has the top spots in searches for their keywords and terms – whether you’re the first person on someone’s search, or the last. This has upset a great many themes, plans, website layouts and marketing plans as many struggle with websites losing their

WordPress Site Lockout Messages: Who, Why, and What to Do About Them

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  • 27 Apr 2015
A host, At this IP address has been locked out of the WordPress site at Your Website Here due to too many bad login attempts. The host has been locked out until Year-Month-Day Hour:Minute. Have you recievd an email containing this message? Most people would be confused about why they received it. You haven’t logged into your blog or WordPress account

WordPress Maintenance & Security: Website Security Upgrades & Packages Available to Keep Your Cal Coast Website Secure

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  • 31 Mar 2015
Your website is complete. And it feels so good! Let’s keep it that way. No website is perfectly complete or perfectly secure. Like any marketing resource, they require maintenance. Like any software, they require updates. Most websites have potential “loopholes” that can be a security threat.  These security flaws, errors and other vulnerabilities are what malicious users (‘hackers’)

New Cal Coast Opportunity: Linking With OrangeCounty.Net

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  • 17 Mar 2015
Orangecounty.net has generously offered to help Cal Coast Web Design and our neighbors with linking services at a discounted rate! What is a linking service? OrangeCounty.Net is a website that lists resources around Orange County. Businesses, attractions, places to be, places to see, real estate, education, and everything in between has a place! OrangeCounty.Net gets 3

Basic WordPress Updates: Step-By-Step Guide to New & Existing Posts & Pages

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  • 11 Mar 2015
Here at Cal Coast Web Design, we offer blog and post creation services. However, sometimes you just want to do it yourself. Inspiration might strike, or you might have something you want to share with your clients, followers, and fans. We’re here to help you out with your website needs! Not only can we build