Recap Of Google Small Business Meetup 10/09/2018 @ Tapster Chicago

Greetings Google small business event attendees.

 

Tapster is nothing short of amazing in how they come to market.

(although they should make their website HTTPS – we can help 🙂

I’d like to thank Google who sponsored the event, for their generosity.

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Why You Don’t Know Jack About WordPress Migrations

We are  migrating our WordPress blog to a new host

We will add the Woocommerce plugin and then migrate all the data from our current zen cart ecommerce store to the new woocommerce store

 

my short list is

 

https://getflywheel.com/pricing/

https://pressable.com/pricing/

https://www.greengeeks.com/wordpress-in a you and you and has gone down so you

https://www.dreamhost.com/website-builder

https://www.a2hosting.com/solutions

https://www.inmotionhosting.com/wordpress-hosting-promo?

https://www.siteground.com/speed

 

I don’t see pricing on hyve.com

 

I may go with 2 hosts because we have 4 

‘hobby” sites that are realy small but our current site gets 100,000 pageviews/mo and I like dedicated servers.

 

Flywheel is cool because you can build your dev site on your desktop for free and when you’re ready to go live you can just push it to their servers no muss no fuss,

 

They also have something called “Blueprint” which maps out any number plug-ins that you use on a regular basis they can be added to any new site with a single click

 

Stay tuned

 

I’m old enough to have a Medicare card

 

Yet I Lord also over a dozen websites on three hosting platforms.

 

I make my living in have done so from e-commerce for 15 years.

 

Have 300,000 social media followers because of my expertise in captive bird husbandry.

 

I still have a thirst to learn something new every day.

 

My day gig is Windy City parrot.com, been around since New Year’s Eve 2002 when my wife Catherine launched it.

 

Since then I’ve built dozens, hundred a more websites.

 

You get the picture. I know e-commerce.

 

3 WordPress hosts – reviewed 

For a convoluted set of reasons our current eCommerce platform is a hybrid WordPress/Zen cart.

 

This combination is not working on a number of levels especially SEO.

 

There are many reasons for it but I’ve suspected several which I’ve recently confirmed.

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Why are banks and insurance companies ignoring the eCommerce market?

To my insurance agent

Could you send us something that explicitly states we are covered against legal action if a customer’s pet bird gets sick or dies and we are the target.

The customer will have paid us via credit card, PayPal &/or Apple Pay also – we need insulation against future forms of electronic payments – thank you

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