Let Go and Let Google

All too often I hear “SEO Experts” claiming to be able to offer the highly sought after first page placement in Google’s SERP for specific keywords — or better yet, all industry-related keywords.  This is quite a feat, and my hot is off to those of you who can in fact produce the results to […]


Over the weekend, I came across a great little jQuery plugin called CountUp.js Inorganik and I decided to package it as a WordPress plugin.  This gave me the opportunity to learn more about and utilize WordPress’ Settings API to create the options pages in the backend as well as practice localizing a script to pass the […]

How to reset admin password in Joomla

Have you locked yourself out of your Joomla installation?  Follow these instructions to let yourself back in. 1. Browse your Joomla database (phpMyAdmin or other) and select the jos_users table 2. Edit the record with your desired username (typically admin) 3. You will notice that passwords appear encrypted. a) If the password appears encrypted but […]

Core Terms

Core terms are the main keywords relevant to your industry.  Although they are profitible, these words and phrases generally have a heavy search volume and high competition.  Example core terms for my industry are: “web development” and “SEO”. Their role in SEO In the beginning of an SEO campaign, it can be difficult to rank […]