Is It Still Worth Advertising On Facebook ?

Well, here are some facts that we know, to put your mind at rest, and offer some ideas about how to continue with Facebook.

Firstly, Facebook is a business, and makes money not only through its advertising, but also to change for a service. There is nothing earth-shattering, here. The only difference is that there is a perception that something you got for free is now a charged service.

Although this isn’t strictly true, it is a reality: they have changed their business model, and now some contacts that were attracted to you will take a charge to recover them. Let’s get over that and look at what Facebook Business Marketing can give you, not what may have been ‘lost’.

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Is My WordPress Site Vulnerable To Hacking?

WordPress websites have always been a sweet target for hackers and script kiddies looking to have some fun at the cost of damaging and defacing websites. In July 2014 the popular plugin “MailPoet Newsletters” was exploited to cause damage to over 50,000 websites across the internet. For a hacker, it is also worth investing time and money in identifying vulnerabilities, since millions of site’s across the world use WordPress, and being able to compromise one of them may lead you to be able to replicate it for other site’s with the same vulnerability as well.

The website WPvulndb.com lists all the known exploits and vulnerabilites and categorizes them under WordPress Core, Themes and Plugins. This article explains how you can test if your WordPress site is vulnerable and what precautions to take before you fall prey to an attack.

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How Secure Is WordPress For Your Website?

WordPress is one of the most popular Content Management systems which is used to make template based websites. It has a host of different features to aid quick updates and easy setup of your website. However, WordPress is also know to attract a lot of negative attention and needs to be understood before it is made live. This article highlights some common security related issues you need to keep in mind when setting up a WordPress based website.

Brute Force Login Attempts

A very common issue with most WordPress websites is Brute Force Attempts. This basically means that your wp-login page is bombarded with login requests with different username and password combinations, so that if you have a weak password, or a common username, the attackers can get control of your website.

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5 Things That Happen When Your WordPress Blog Becomes Popular

How can you tell when you have a popular blog? Have you ever realised some subtle factors beyond search engines, which tell you whether your blog is popular or not? This article points out the subtle tell-tale signs that you may or may not notice when your WordPress blog becomes popular.

1. Brute Force Attacks and Login Attempts

As soon as a blog is created and is crawled by various search engines and bot services around the world, it starts to gain publicity. This publicity is closely watched by people who want to exploit the popularity of your blog, to push their communication across. This basically means that when your blog becomes popular, you will be bombarded with attacks and attempts to gain access of your website.

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7 SEO Best Practices For Top Search Engine Rankings

If the SEO (search engine optimization) is not created properly for your website, you will not get very good search engine rankings.

When potential customers use a search engine to find what they are looking for, you want your online business to be at the top, or at least on the first page of the search engine rankings so that they click on the link to your website.

Your SEO strategy will dictate the way that search engines scan your website’s content to produce results.

Here are 7 SEO best practices to improve your search engine rankings and possibly even get your internet business at the top of the list.

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