Posts by Dave Spicer

4 Design Principles That Make A Smart Website

Nowadays, a website is almost a prerequisite if you want to build a lasting brand. It’s where your audience learns about your story and your offerings, and the goal is to keep them engaged for as long as possible. That being said, the home to your brand should be more than an eye-candy. It has…

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Here’s a list of tools I use.

I promised I’d tell you the tools I use, well – here they are. First, I need to preface this email by saying 2 things. We’re going to get geeky. There will probably be terminology and ideas that make little sense. If digital automation interests you, then lets chat about it. I do not charge…

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How I got hacked.

Did you know I play music? Jazz Piano and Singing specifically and I’m actually pretty good at it (If I do say so). It’s not just me saying that, I’ve won awards and everything. This is actually how I became a Website and Digital Automation guy. Here’s some photos of me in action: I’ve had…

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Who is behind Stackd Design?

Thank you for taking the time to read this blog post! I’d really like us both to get to know each other better. I’m Dave Spicer, founder of Stackd Design. Considering I’m an expert at Digital Automation, – I’d like to share with you exactly what I do using an automated email workflow I built…

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How to triple your business in 2017

When it comes to your business’s revenue… are you wanting 2017 to be a bigger year than ever before? We are proud to announce a presentation series beginning January 11th at the Stackd Design offices in Springfield. Stackd Design founder Dave Spicer will outline the latest advancements that now make it possible to connect with…

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How to Fix and Recover a Hacked Website?

If you sense that your website or a client website under your control has been hacked, first and foremost, you shouldn’t panic. It is true that a hacked site has the potential to hurt you badly. It can hurt your business, damage your reputation, immobilize your life for a while and even cost you your…

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How to Remove malware from your Website?

If you suddenly realize that your website is infected with malware, what would you do? The mere thought of a malware attack is scary, isn’t it? malware can affect your computer system in more ways than one. Sometimes, hackers use them to collect sensitive information, sometimes they are used to disrupt your operations and hold…

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Why should you be Using Child Theme for your WordPress Site?

Child themes are themes which inherit properties, functionalities, and styling of another theme called the parent theme. Child themes allow you to modify only a part of the total theme that you are using without modifying the complete theme. Modifying a whole theme often creates problems when you upgrade to a higher version, on WordPress.…

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Importance of Sitemaps for your Websites

XML sitemaps are very important from the SEO point of view. These sitemaps help search engines to understand just how much of the content needs to be crawled. However, their importance is often underestimated. Sitemaps, also help in improving the navigability of the site and making it more user-friendly. Sitemaps help you to structure your…

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Get Rid of the White Screen of Death – Permanently!

You may have encountered the ‘White Screen of Death’ when visiting your website. This is a documented WordPress error, and can arise from a number of issues. Low PHP memory limit set by website host Shared hosting providers often do this. Unfortunately, there isn’t enough memory for your plug-ins to run, or scripts to be…

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