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Forum: Offline Marketing 6th December 2013, 05:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 779
Posted By GoForJacob
Re: Over a $1000 client, what service?

Websites. Anywhere from 3k - 20k.
Forum: Plug-In Profit Site Support Forum 20th July 2013, 07:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,465
Posted By GoForJacob
Re: DDOS Attack on Wordpress Sites @ All Hosts

This isn't entirely true.

Some of the biggest sites in the world are run on WordPress. You just have to make sure you're not a dumbass when it comes to installation and configuration.

And to...
Forum: Website Design 20th July 2013, 07:33 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,003
Posted By GoForJacob
Re: Please review my Very New Website

The only thing I'd change is the logo. It's simply too complicated. The first letter with the graduation cap? Perfect. Leave it at that. Change the "c" in "Scholarship" back to a regular "c" and the...
Forum: Website Design 20th July 2013, 07:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 469
Posted By GoForJacob
Re: Coding Software?

Are you on PC or Mac?

I've been Mac-only for about five years now and I have to say, Coda 2 is the best IDE I've ever used. Next is Espresso 2. As far as PC, you're going to be hard-pressed to...
Forum: Website Design 20th July 2013, 07:30 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 783
Posted By GoForJacob
Re: Could you give me some (much needed!) criticism and advice...?

Hey! I actually like this one. haha. I would just recommend changing the background image. It's a resource hog and doesn't increase the user experience at all. Why not use a solid color through CSS?
Forum: Plug-In Profit Site Support Forum 20th July 2013, 07:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,662
Posted By GoForJacob
Re: w3 total cache,optimum settings?

The most important variable is what kind of server are you on? Shared, VPS or dedicated?
Forum: eCommerce Sites, Wholesaling & Drop Shipping 7th July 2013, 12:30 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,559
Posted By GoForJacob
Re: WordPress

This is a totally viable option.

Personally, I use WooCommerce, an SSL from GoDaddy and a hosting account from MediaTemple.net.

I prefer Stripe as a credit card processor because it integrates...
Forum: Website Design 6th July 2013, 09:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 582
Posted By GoForJacob
Re: Ok moving on to Wordpress - help please

If you're looking for a nice framework with either Sass or Less compatibility, take a look at Bones.
Forum: Website Design 5th July 2013, 10:30 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,137
Posted By GoForJacob
Re: Good custom web design sites?

Exactly, so why not leave it to the professional, chief. And I agree, let's not over complicate it. So why not leave server talk out of it, all together? More than likely he's going to want a...
Forum: Website Design 5th July 2013, 09:58 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,137
Posted By GoForJacob
Re: Good custom web design sites?

I'm sorry, but it's HTML5. Not "X"HTML5.

And what I was getting at is you can run PHP on a Windows box too.
Forum: Website Design 4th July 2013, 11:33 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,137
Posted By GoForJacob
Re: Good custom web design sites?

I'm sorry, but who is doing that? Granted, I posted one earlier today, but it already got deleted. Now I have no idea who you're talking to. And he is looking for someone, so I don't really see what...
Forum: Website Design 4th July 2013, 10:20 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,137
Posted By GoForJacob
Re: Good custom web design sites?

He already addressed ThemeForest.
Forum: Website Design 4th July 2013, 10:02 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,137
Posted By GoForJacob
Re: Good custom web design sites?

XHTML5? I'm fairly positive that is stick at 1.1 Strict.

I'm positive that the Linux/Windows question might be a little much. It's safer to assume he's on a shared box. And nevertheless, you can...
Forum: Programming 4th July 2013, 03:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 753
Posted By GoForJacob
Re: Bootstrap?

Personally, before I developed my own framework, I loved Bootstrap (and still occasionally do). There's really two frameworks in the same class: Bootstrap and Foundation.

Foundation is a favorite,...
Forum: Website Design 4th July 2013, 03:25 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,137
Posted By GoForJacob
Re: Good custom web design sites?

Honestly, I would stay away from templates. They're not unique and lack luster.

What's your budget if you don't mind me asking?
Forum: Website Design 4th July 2013, 03:20 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 538
Posted By GoForJacob
Re: please review graphic blogsite

Remove some of the ads. It makes your site look cheap and takes away value from the visitor. If you give value, you'll get value.
Forum: eCommerce Sites, Wholesaling & Drop Shipping 4th July 2013, 03:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 550
Posted By GoForJacob
Re: In WP platform is it possible to make frontpage only 1 post?

Also, you'll need to reset the WP_Query before you make any more calls, so include:

<?php endif; wp_reset_query(); ?>
Forum: eCommerce Sites, Wholesaling & Drop Shipping 4th July 2013, 03:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 550
Posted By GoForJacob
Re: In WP platform is it possible to make frontpage only 1 post?

Yes. Are you familiar with the WordPress loop?

If so, in your theme file you want to include something like:


<?php query_posts('posts_per_page=1'); if (have_posts()) : ?>
<?php while...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th June 2013, 09:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 306
Posted By GoForJacob
Re: WP "Social Share Button" Recommendations?

I actually just got done creating one! It's incredible. Are you familiar with TheNextWeb? Their social button (more of a menu) is very popular, and includes how many shares you've had for each social...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th June 2013, 08:05 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,580
Posted By GoForJacob
Re: Bluehost is getting unreliable, hosting suggestions?

A second for Media Temple. Them or VPS.NET. They're pricier, but they're a premium service.
Forum: Warriors For Hire 28th June 2013, 03:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 919
Posted By GoForJacob
Re: [LIMITED TO 10] High-Converting SmartSights Delivered in 2 Weeks - (90% off in exchange for revi

Is SmartSights right for my project?

Great question. We've found that our SmartSights format isn't for everyone. SmartSights is, however, ideal for the following types of projects:

Launch a...
Forum: Wanted - Members Looking To Hire You 28th June 2013, 01:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 495
Posted By GoForJacob
Re: WordPress Theme Designer Wanted: Need Some Customization Work Done on Popular Amazon WP Theme.

Sounds easy enough. But if you truly want to make the site your own, I'm giving away $5,000 sites for $500 in exchange for reviews. I'm a designer/dev with over 10 years of experience. You can see my...
Forum: Warriors For Hire 28th June 2013, 03:54 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 919
Posted By GoForJacob
High-Converting, Smarter WordPress Sites - SmartSights Lite

http://trylogik.com/smartsights-landing.jpg

If you're like me, when you see a large price tag marked out with a smaller one below it you think, "Bullsh*t."

Well, I can assure you this isn't.
...
Forum: Programming 28th June 2013, 02:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 559
Posted By GoForJacob
Re: Programmers: charging more for 'emergency' or 'urgent'

I charge my rate + 1/2 for rush work. I don't just slap a small business site together though. I build interactive interfaces and applications that require a TON of testing. If you need something...
Forum: eCommerce Sites, Wholesaling & Drop Shipping 27th June 2013, 08:46 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 12,021
Posted By GoForJacob
Re: Best etsy-clone e-commerce platform

I wouldn't recommend any "popular" clone software. Most clones are poorly coded, i.e. full of bugs.
Forum: Website Design 27th June 2013, 07:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 452
Posted By GoForJacob
Re: Critique my website please

I totally agree with Deb. The name makes me think of an art gallery or something.

As for the title, I'd recommend leading with "Web Graphic Design, SEO, Online Marketing, and Blog" before...
Forum: Website Design 27th June 2013, 07:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 656
Posted By GoForJacob
Re: WP ok for ecommerce?

Totally!

I switched from Magento to WP e-commerce long ago.

As long as you have a proper SLL cert and credit card processor, there's nothing to worry about. There's a slew of plugins and...
Forum: Offline Marketing 16th May 2013, 07:36 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,418
Posted By GoForJacob
Re: Meltdown - How not to handle your social media

No guys, it's okay... God wanted her to say that stuff.
Forum: Website Design 13th February 2013, 11:20 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,001
Posted By GoForJacob
Re: Improving Wordpress site speed

One thing you could do that I recently started is lowering HTTP requests by using CSS data URIs. Here's a great post on it: CSS Data URIs – Use Them In All Browsers Now! | Jon Raasch's Blog...
Forum: Website Design 13th February 2013, 11:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 613
Posted By GoForJacob
Re: Feedback on website design

The only change I would seriously see as crucial would be use of a different font. Cursive fonts like the one used for "Upcoming events" is rather hard to read, and depending on what font you used,...
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