Tips, Tutorials & Marketing

Updating Logo and Online Branding

By Paul Halagan / July 3, 2020

Creating consistent branding involves good graphic design. Accent Accurate had a good logo, but no guide for consistent treatment marketing the business. The first step was to review all of […]

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Great Article on Best Tools for Telecommuting

By Paul Halagan / June 12, 2020

  Our Friends at Beaver Builder have put together a great analysis of the best tools for telecommuting with a resource guide. Working from home is now required for many […]

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Email Marketing and Spam EMails

Email Marketing and Email Spam Laws

By Paul Halagan / May 30, 2020

  When send out email it’s important that you follow the Spam Act Compliance Guideline. If you are emailing to a large list, be sure that everyone on that list […]

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Communicating with Your Customers During Covid-19

By Paul Halagan / April 16, 2020

During Covid-19 it’s important to provide guidance and clarity to your customers. Communicating regularly with your clients and customers will help keep them informed about what you are doing to keep your clients and employees safe during the outbreak. Here are some ways you can communicate with your customers during Covid-19.

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Moving to a New Address?
Don’t Forget Your Digital Footprint!

By Paul Halagan / November 15, 2019

Moving your digital footprint. Sometimes your business name, logo, or address changes. I’ve created this list to help make the move a little bit easier. I recently had a client […]

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WordPress Maintenance and Hosting 101

By Paul Halagan / November 1, 2019

A WordPress website is an Open Source CMS. What does that mean? Let’s break it down!   WordPress is a website framework used for creating hosted websites. In a way […]

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Planning a New Website

By Paul Halagan / October 23, 2019

If you feel your website isn’t helping your business or organization grow, here are a six things about web design you should keep in mind.

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Get Google Reviews in 5 Easy Steps

By Paul Halagan / June 25, 2019

5 star reviews help build trust in your business or organization. If you get a simple process in place, the results will be worth the effort.   Recently I had […]

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Planning Social Media for Your Business

By Paul Halagan / June 21, 2019

What social media channel is your target audience likely to be using? Facebook, YouTube, Linked-in, Instagram, Twitter, Pinterest are the main channels to look at. Facebook is often the focus […]

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What Are WordPress Pingbacks & Trackbacks?

By Paul Halagan / May 9, 2019

If you’ve ever dug into the WP dashboard while blogging you may have come across pingbacks & trackbacks and scratched you head as I have. What are they?  What they […]

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Organizing Your Media on WordPress

By Paul Halagan / May 3, 2019

Is there a good way to manage your media library? I often build sites with  lots of images, pdfs that can become a real headache to manage. In the past […]

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Adding ReCaptcha to Gravity forms

By Paul Halagan / November 20, 2018

What is reCAPTCHA and why would should you like it? ReCAPTCHA is a test used on intake forms designed to foil automated bots that add spam to your inbox.  There […]

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Every Organization (Still) Needs a Website

By Paul Halagan / October 12, 2018

Every organization has (or should have) a website. How useful it is? Is it helping your organization reach its goals? The purpose of a organization website has been evolving since […]

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ADA Compliance for Wordpress Websites

ADA Compliance for WordPress Websites

By Paul Halagan / March 3, 2018

ADA Compliance for WordPress Websites is possible. If you have an organization with a website that has been around for a while, chances are ADA wasn’t taken into account when […]

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Updates at Halagan Design 2017-2018

By Paul Halagan / January 12, 2018

We Don’t Stand Still   2017 was a year of adding new clients and new systems at Halagan Design. As websites evolve and the web expands our focus continues to […]

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Web Traffic: Where does it come from?

By Paul Halagan / December 13, 2017

You may have a great website, but do you have great web traffic from your target audience? Understanding web traffic sources can help you boost your web traffic. Here are […]

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Create an easy to remember password that’s safe

By Paul Halagan / August 16, 2017

I was listening to All Things Considered the other day and “All Things Tech” and they talked about new guidelines for creating password easy to remember password making it easier […]

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Fundamental Rules of Web Marketing

By Paul Halagan / April 26, 2017

Some people might be under the misconception that they just need a new website and their marketing will be resolved. I’ve create a list of some of some fundamental rules of web marketing. There are six areas considered and 5 rules listed for each area.

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HTTP vs HTTPS, Safe or Unsafe, Google Weighs In.

By Paul Halagan / January 17, 2017

  What’s HTTP? HTTP precedes and it tells the browser to connect using Hypertext Transfer Protocol. HTTP is a standard protocol developed to allow client and server to communicate […]

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Wordpress Security

WordPress Security Tasks

By Paul Halagan / October 20, 2016

A checklist from Kristen Wright at iThemes Web security is a big deal. Keeping a website secure is incredibly important. Case in point, Equifax. Here are some tips for maintaining […]

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WordPress Hosting 10 best from Elegant Theme’s Blog

By Paul Halagan / September 12, 2016

Tom Ewer at Elegant Themes put together a top ten list of managed WordPress hosting. Choosing the right web host is one of the most important decisions to make, and also […]

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