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Choose the right SSL certificate for your website

Choose the right SSL certificate for your website

“Warning – your connection is not private.” Not the words you want to see when trying to visit a website. And definitely not the words you want your visitors to see on yours. You may think this only happens to people who try to visit nefarious websites or accidentally...

9 Quick Tips for Stress-free WordPress Software Updates

9 Quick Tips for Stress-free WordPress Software Updates

Routine maintenance of any kind is probably one of the least sexy – but most important – parts of owning your own business. Website maintenance is no exception. DIY website builders like Squarespace include back-end software updates in their service so you don’t have...

Which is Better: WordPress or Squarespace?

Which is Better: WordPress or Squarespace?

From the moment your alarm goes off, you're faced with So. Many. Choices. Do you hit snooze or jump out of bed? Pull-on your comfy sweatpants or go for something with a waistband? Steel cut oatmeal or Lucky Charms? Don't even get me started on the milk choices – cow's...

How to Fix 3 Annoying Facebook Ads Errors

How to Fix 3 Annoying Facebook Ads Errors

Last updated 7/31/2021. If you’ve never run into a mysterious error message in Facebook Ads Manager, you probably haven’t run very many ads. They are as common as the day is long and sometimes they go away on their own, but sometimes they don’t! Here are a few that I...

5 Ways to Improve Your SEO Without Hiring a Web Designer

5 Ways to Improve Your SEO Without Hiring a Web Designer

“How counterintuitive,” you may be thinking. An SEO specialist/web designer is writing a post about how to avoid hiring her. Why? Well, aside from the fact that his blog post itself is beneficial for my own SEO purposes (you’ll see why in item #1), I’m not just a web...

Word & Web has a YouTube Channel

Word & Web has a YouTube Channel

Website Editing Tutorials I'm often making tutorial videos for clients, and I'm still happy to make individualized videos upon request. However, it occurred to me that I could offer much more detailed instruction if I made these videos public and made them available...

The Secret to Choosing the Right Squarespace Template (Squarespace 7.0)

The Secret to Choosing the Right Squarespace Template (Squarespace 7.0)

Update! Squarespace has rolled out version 7.1 of their builder which uses just one set of options. With 7.1, there are pre-made designs you can use but all the templates can be made to look the same so they are much more forgiving with the “choose a template” step....

Word & Web is in Montpelier, VT!

Word & Web is in Montpelier, VT!

We’ve moved but we’re still serving clients in all of Vermont.Here’s the story: Ever since Word & Web opened our doors back in 2016, we have been based in the Northeast Kingdom and we thoroughly enjoyed our tenure at the Hardwick Inn office. However, sadly, this...