Monthly Archives May 2013

My WordPress Theme isn’t working, what should I do?

If you have purchased a theme and are having trouble installing it, the following steps may help you to solve this issue:

  1. Read any help documentation provided by the author (found in the file download).
  2. Check the comments and FAQs on the item page. Your question might already have been answered! Comments and FAQs are viewable on the item’s page:
    Comments and FAQs
  3. See if the author offers support. Authors are not required to offer support, but those who choose to will outline how you should contact them on their profile page, in the item description or in the comments.
  4. Search the ThemeForest Forums for a solution to your issue.
  5. If there is a bug or the file does not work as described, contact Support.

All files go through a thorough review process prior to being approved, but occasionally problems can slip through the cracks. If you believe that there is an issue with a file you have purchased, then please submit a support ticket and we will investigate. Remember to include as much detail as possible to expedite the process.

Common ‘Broken Theme’ and ‘Stylesheet Missing’ WordPress Issues

A common issue that can occur with users new to installing WordPress themes is a “Broken theme and/or stylesheets missing” error message being displayed when trying to upload or activate the theme. This error message does not mean that the theme you have purchased is broken, it simply means it has been uploaded incorrectly. Luckily,there is a very easy fix. Please follow the steps below to rectify this issue or watch the screencast.

  1. Download the final zip file from your downloads page.
  2. Unzip the final zip file; you should now have a final download folder.
  3. Do NOT upload the final download folder. Open up the final download folder.
  4. Browse the contents and find the actual theme folder. If you look inside the theme folder, you will see a “style.css” file. This is how you know you have found the theme folder.
  5. Using an FTP client, upload ONLY the theme folder to your “wp-content/themes” folder.
  6. Login to your WordPress admin panel and activate the theme.Optional: If you do not wish to manually upload the theme only folder to your “themes” folder, there is an option. You can zip up the theme folder (remember, ONLY the theme folder) and upload it via the WordPress themes admin panel by selecting “add new” and clicking “upload”. That’s all there is to it, please be absolutely sure you are uploading only the theme folder when trying to install a WordPress theme. If you have specific item questions or require technical assistance, we recommend you contact the author via their profile page.
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twitter branding guidelines

twitter branding guidelines

Twitter’s policy is “designed” to help you use their logo and trademarks without having to worry about negotiating with us or talking to our lawyers.

 


 

 

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For dark backgroundsEPS · PNG *white (it’s there trust me!)
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Usage guidelines – Do:

  • Use our official, unmodified Twitter bird to represent our brand.
  • Make sure the bird faces right.
  • Allow for at least 150% buffer space around the bird.

Don’t:

  • Use speech bubbles or words around the bird.
  • Rotate or change the direction of the bird.
  • Animate the bird.
  • Duplicate the bird.
  • Change the color of the bird.
  • Use any other marks or logos to represent our brand.

WANT MORE? GO Directly to TWITTER’s BRANDING PAGE HERE: Twitter Branding Guidelines

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guide to launching twitter ads @broekman

guide to launching twitter ads @broekman


Guide to launching Twitter Ads

With experience in utilizing Google Pay-Per-Click and Facebook Ads to drive foot traffic and sales,
we can definitely leverage and exploit how to utilize TWITTER ADs to ….

1) Target key audiences with services, announcements or events to gain visibility and build awareness
2) Launch a new app!
3) Increase Followers
4) Get eyeballs on Promoted Tweets
5) Get client accounts Promoted for special events

Follow and send me a message to learn more

https://twitter.com/broekman

TWITTER KEY DOCUMENTS TO REVIEW

Review Twitter Branding Guidelines to using their brand as well as the below Terms for TWITTER advertising!

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How to set-up GoDaddy email on your iPhone or iPad

How to set-up GoDaddy email on your iPhone or iPad

IPHONE EMAIL SET-UP {UPDATED 06/09/18}

We initially set-up this page to help our clients save valuable time and money hiring IT professionals for things that can be self-taught. This page gets a ton of traffic and we realize that many people out there stumble on this still need help.

Below is the latest that GoDaddy provides and is extremely helpful. If you have older devices, feel free to scroll further down to the 2013 version!

If you are a start-up or have an entrepreneurial side-project
on a shoe-string budget and you do need help with things of
this nature, do let us know and we’ll figure out assistance
from a distance for a small fee. 🙂

Meanwhile, hope the below helps you get email set-up!

Sources:
GoDaddy Set-up Screens 2017 – https://www.godaddy.com/help/iphone-set-up-email-3423
GoDaddy Workspace Email Help – https://www.godaddy.com/help/iphone-troubleshooting-email-setup-6724

iPhone: Set up email

You can set up and use Workspace Email on your Apple mobile devices, including iPhone or iPad.

Before you start, you need to know your POP or IMAP Email Server Settings and ports. To find them, go to the Email Setup Center and write down the information that displays under Email Server Settings, including both the incoming and outgoing server settings.

  1. Tap Settings Tap Settings icon.
  2. Tap Wi-Fi and tap the toggle button to turn it off.
    Tap WiFi and tap the toggle to turn it off
  3. Tap the Settings button to go back to the Settings screen.
  4. On the Settings screen, tap the Accounts & Password option.
    Tap Accounts and Password
  5. Tap Add Account.
    Tap Add Account
  6. Tap Other.
    Tap Other
  7. Tap Add Mail Account.
    Tap Add Mail Account
  8. Enter your account details, and tap Next.
    Enter account details and tap next
  9. Tap IMAP or POP, depending on the type of account you use.

     Note: Not sure of your account type? See POP or IMAP: How do I know what type of account I have?

  10. Under New Account, enter your Mail Server Settings from the Email Setup Center.

     Note: Even though iOS labels the Outgoing Mail Server fields as Optional, you must enter them for your email to work correctly.

    Enter email account server details

  11. Tap Next. Your mobile device will begin verifying your settings. This may take several minutes.
  12. Tap Save.
  13. Turn your wifi back on in the Settings screen.
  14. Tap Mail to open the app.
  15. To test your account, compose an email and send it to yourself.

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SCREEN BY SCREEN (2013 version)

WRITTEN STEPS:

  • 1. Go to Settings.
  • 2. On the Settings screen, tap Mail, Contacts, Calendars.
  • 3. Tap Add Account.
  • 4. Tap Other.
  • 5. Tap Add Mail Account.
  • 6. Enter your NameFULL email AddressPassword, and a short Description for your email. Tap Next.
  • 7. If you have IMAP, tap IMAP. or Tap POP if you’re not sure you’re enabled!
  • 8. Enter POP settings then tap Save.
    • Host name:  pop.secureserver.net
    • User name: FullEmailAddress@domain.com
    • Password: enter password
  • 9. or Enter IMAP settings then tap Save.
    • Host name: imap.secureserver.net
    • User name: FullEmailAddress@domain.com
    • Password: enter password
  • 10. Enter your Outgoing Mail Server:
    • Host name: smtpout.secureserver.net
    • User name: FullEmailAddress@domain.com
    • Password: enter password
  • 11. That’s it.

NOTE: Even though iOS labels these fields as Optional, our email servers require them to send email.
If you have IMAP, tap Next, and then tap Save. Otherwise, just tap Save.

 

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Linkedin – key tool to business development

Linkedin – key tool to business development

As one of the honored TOP 1% viewed Linkedin Profiles for 2012, a wonderful marketing campaign deployed by LinkedIn as part of the 200 million member mark, I can honestly say that LinkedIn is one of my NUMBER ONE resources for business development, sales, marketing personnel reconnaissance missions, publicity missions, media relations missions, etc. If I am working with a client and need to develop new relationships, LinkedIn has usually been the #1 source for company contact accuracy (estimated 90%). Yes, it’s true that any database is only as good as those managing it – end users like you and me – keeping their profile (aka their online resume/CV) up to date.

What is LinkedIn?

LinkedIn operates the world’s largest professional network on the Internet with more than 225 million members in over 200 countries and territories. Their mission is simple: connect the world’s professionals to make them more productive and successful. When you join LinkedIn, you get access to people, jobs, news, updates, and insights that help you be great at what you do.

All about business relationships

  • Upon joining LinkedIn, you are able to create a professional profile that showcases your professional experience, education and accomplishments (a virtual Resume)
  • Key feature: Form connections to your contact list!
  • By inviting trusted contacts to connect to you, goal to grow your network of connections, your connections’ connections and the people they know… linking you to a vast number of qualified professionals and experts
  • Find and be introduced to potential clients, service providers, and experts who come recommended.
  • Be found for business opportunities and find potential partners. Apply for jobs and gigs!
  • Discover inside connections that can help you close deals.
  • Join groups and professional associations.
  • Engage other members through discussion groups, positioning your expertise
  • Get recommended by past associates, clients and jobs!
  • The BEST Thank you from a good client experience IS a recommendation on LinkedIn, which will help support future REFERRALS and ENHANCE your business development!

Products

We believe members come first at LinkedIn and we are delivering value to our members in three core ways:

Identity: We want to be the professional profile of record for our members to help them connect, find and be found within a professional context.

Insights: We want to be the essential source of professional insights and information to help members be better at what they do every day.

Everywhere: We want to work wherever our members work, whether it is off the desktop or off of LinkedIn.com.

Identity


Profile

Jobs

Skills and Expertise

Endorsements

 

Insights


Homepage

LinkedIn Today

People Follow

Company Pages

Groups

 

Everywhere


iPhone

iPad

Android

Windows Phone

BlackBerry

Platform

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Evolution of the LinkedIn Homepage from LinkedIn
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Themeforest – favorite source for WordPress Themes

Themeforest – favorite source for WordPress Themes

At Themeforest you can buy HTML website templates as well as themes for popular content management system (CMS) products like WordPress, Joomla and Drupal with prices ranging from just $5 up to $55. Items are priced on the complexity, quality and use of the file. Themeforest is home to a bustling community of web designers and developers and is the biggest marketplace of its kind.

I have fallen in love with their WordPress themes. While you can search on Themeforest by keyword (if someone referenced a theme they like), Category List (Browse just WordPress or JoomLa), Popular Files (those themes that have been downloaded the most), Featured Files (handpicked by Themeforest) or Top Authors (who make six figures building website themes!)

Need help buying? Read our Step by Step Guide to Purchasing Items

Most importantly, it’s all about their approach to customer support. Themeforest is more than a place to find great themes, it’s a community! You can hear from authors, ask questions in the forums, and comment on items. Contact fellow users and view their portfolios. Envato Notes is a valuable resource for industry news, tips and tricks, and site updates.

Envato is a startup based out of Australia with people around the world and sites serving pages every second. They started in a living room in 2006 and have been steadily working to build the company into a world-class contender. Our background is creative, we love open source, we believe that work is about way more than just making money, and we’re totally committed to making products that are awesome!

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LinkedIn Company pages – Benefits, Adding or Removing Administrators

A Company Page allows you to learn more about a company you are interested in.

For a business, it’s the opportunity to:

  • Tell your company’s story
  • Highlight your products and services
  • Engage with followers
  • Share career opportunities
  • Drive word of mouth at scale

For millions of professionals, a Company Page is a place to:

  • Explore companies of interest
  • Get the latest company updates and industry news
  • Research products & services
  • Learn about job opportunities

Play the video below for a brief overview of Company Pages.

Adding or Removing Administrators from Your Company Page

How do I add or remove other administrators from my Company Page?
You must be a Company Page administrator in order to add other administrators.

To add an admin:

  1. Move your cursor over Companies at the top of your homepage and select your company name from the list.
  2. Click the Edit button in the upper right. Don’t click the down arrow next to this button.
  3. Scroll down the Overview page and find the Company Page Admins section on the left. This is below the Company Description and Default Language fields.
  4. Under Designated Admins, start typing the name of a connection that you want to be an admin. You must be connected to the new admins through LinkedIn before you can add them.
  5. Click Publish in the top right of the page.

To remove an admin:

  1. Move your cursor over Companies at the top of your homepage and select your company name from the list.
  2. Click the Edit button in the upper right. Don’t click the down arrow next to this button.
  3. Scroll down the Overview page and find the Company Page Admins section on the left. This is below the Company Description and Default Language fields.
  4. Under Designated Admins, find the admin you want to remove and click the X to the right of their name. (If you have multiple admins, use the scroll bar for this section to find the admin you want.)
  5. Click Publish in the top right of the page.
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