About Frances

Being entrepreneurially-minded both inspires & instigates me... I'm in love with life, WordPress, blogging, and all things relavant to digital marketing. My personal motivations: desire to achieve personal & professional goals, share practical information, & motivate others...

WordCamp Ottawa 2014!

I am super excited to be heading to WordCamp Ottawa this coming weekend, May 3-4, 2014! This is the 2nd year for WordCamp Ottawa and it’s now extended to 2 full days of excellent WordPress talks. The lineup of speakers is amazing and the topics being discussed are relevant and timely. This year I am […]

Did You Grade Your WordPress Website Yet?

You’ve just launched your WordPress site now what? Don’t worry, this is a great question and every smart WordPress user on the planet will find themselves wondering what to do next.

WordPress Website Development for Business Professionals

Did you know that as of December 2011 WordPress version 3.0 had been downloaded over 65 million times? Since the first release of WordPress on May 27, 2003 the free open source software has rocked the entire Web. Offering businesses the ability to quickly, efficiently, and easily publish the key essential content that builds the foundation for […]

Corporate WordPress Training

Today, business of all kinds are looking for Corporate WordPress Training. Just his past week I had more inquiries about corporate WordPress training then ever before. Collectively, companies seem to be searching for the same sort of WordPress training package – customized to their unique business needs. They don’t seem to be interested in online training, or […]

Overview Of How WordPress Works

How does WordPress work anyways? This is a question that comes up quite often. What is the difference between a page and post? Why do I have a sidebar.php, header.php, and index.php file in my WordPress editor section? These are all great questions and as a blogger or WordPress website owner you should indeed understand […]

Why And How Your Company Should Be Using Twitter

If we’re to believe the statistics, Twitter has over 500 million registered users that are actively using the social media platform. Not only this, but over 150 thousand new users sign up every day. As a business owner, you should view these Twitter users as potential customers or clients, in which case you’ll need to […]

Freebie Friday: Free Marketing Ebooks of 2012

Our friend, Oil Gardner over at unbounce spent a lot of time rounding up the “Top 10 Free Marketing Ebooks of 2012” for us last month. Oil is the Co-Founder & Creative Director at unbounce. He is a former Director of Marketing & Interaction Designer who tends to use metaphor more than he probably should […]

Start A Blog? I Never Thought About That…

The other day I met a really fun and energetic new, first time Mom. She was telling me how this was her first evening away from her 10 month old daughter. Hmm, I can totally relate I thought to myself as she proudly told me stories about how happy she is and how much love and joy […]

Freebie Friday: Make Your Own Videos {Script Writing & Marketing Resources}

Want to make your own videos? Video marketing is a great way for your blog readers to get to know more about you. In fact, with over 4 Billion views per day YouTube is a must have social network for all bloggers. And please don’t think for even one minute that you are too shy, […]

On Launching Your First Blog Product

Launching your first blog product can seem a bit overwhelming. Believe me, I know first hand as I am in the process right now! It all started back in June of this year. I knew that it was high time to start a brand new blog, a real blog, a stand alone blog. I already […]