Category: Ongoing Support

Empowering Communities: a Valet Roundtable Discussion About How to Make Connections and Grow Friendships

A business is only as strong as its network. People do business with people they like and with whom they feel comfortable. read more

Valet Podcast: Hear Mason James Discuss Website Health, GDPR, Gutenberg, and More

Website health, Europe’s GDPR law, Google’s Mobile First initiative, and the new WordPress Gutenberg editor. These are among the topics discussed by Valet co-founder and business development lead Mason James during a Valet podcast available here. First up in this new Valet podcast is some frank talk about website health—a big focus for Valet, Mason read more

Things That Can Cause You to Have Website Performance Problems

  Website performance problems bedevil you. You realized this after it became obvious to you that people visiting your site never really do what you hoped. Few ventured from page to page, meaning few discovered all that you offered. Few read your content and absorbed your ideas or embraced your suggestions. Few clicked the links read more

The Right Way to Respond to Google’s Mobile-First Initiative

Google’s Mobile First initiative. Have you heard about this yet? You have? Great. But what are you planning to do in response to it? Nothing? OK, that’s not great. Not great at all. Because ignoring Mobile First is a surefire way to sink your website’s rankings in Google search. A big drop in rank portends read more

5 Questions While Celebrating Our 4-Year Anniversary

We’re celebrating big-time here at Valet. It’s our fourth anniversary, and we’ve come a long way from our roots as a WordPress website support agency.

WordPress Monthly Checklist

A couple weeks ago, I wrote about the negative impact of a ‘website maintenance’ mindset when it comes to running a WordPress site for your business. I stand by that article! Of course, if you want to grow, improve, and iterate on your site, you’ll also want to make sure your site continues to work. read more

Maslow’s Hierarchy for Your WordPress Website

Maslow’s Hierarchy is a theory of human need often expressed as a pyramid. Starting at the bottom, the most fundamental human needs (food, water, shelter) are in the larger section. Towards the top of the pyramid, it moves up towards growth and self-actualization (love, esteem, and being your best.)