Tired of SPAM? Add reCAPTCHA to your Elementor contact forms

Adding reCAPTCHA to an Elementor Contact form in WordPress

Stop SPAM by adding reCAPTCHA to your Elementor contact form. Are you getting a bunch of spam from your contract forms? There is a simple way to help reduce all of that spam by adding reCAPTCHA to your contact form. What is reCAPTCHA? “reCAPTCHA is a free service from Google that helps protect websites from spam […]

It is time to get Squirrly, Squirrly SEO that is!

Squirrly SEO plugin for Word Press

Get Squirrly SEO Search Engine Optimization, (SEO) it is the holy grail of web design and the dream of every website owner. Every business owner wants to see their website at the top of the search results.  Most struggle to achieve that.   Search Engine Optimization is a complex and shifting environment.  Search engines are constantly […]

WordPress: Facebook changes how it handles FB embeds on your website

Facebook and Instagram change Embed Process

Facebook and Instagram Changes their embed process for websites:  October 24th, 2020 What ever happened to the old saying, “If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it?”  Well the developers at Facebook have released some changes effective today, that change the Facebook and Instagram feeds are embedded on your WordPress Site. FB takes a different direction […]

Entering the Podcasting World

The Great Things LLC Podcast on Buzzsprout, Podcasting Inspiration

Podcasting:  A dream in to reality What is Podcasting? noun – a digital audio file made available on the Internet for downloading to a computer or mobile device, typically available as a series, new installments of which can be received by subscribers automatically. verb – make (a digital audio file) available as a podcast. Podcasting’s popularity has […]

Zoom Conferencing New Features and Changes. Password Requirements

Zoom.us Free Video and Phone Conferencing

Effective April 4th, 2020:   Zoom is requiring passwords Many of y0u use zoom regularly and a lot more people are using zoom to communicate during the COVID-19 pandemic.  COVID-19 has taken many people to the virtual world, that were not there before.  There are a few critical changes you should know about with your […]

The Side Effects of COVID-19: The Breaking Point

The Side Effects of the Pandemic, not the Virus.  Hitting the Breaking Point. The world is facing the COVID-19 pandemic. Nations and states are scrambling to contain the spread.   Approximately 1/3rd of the 7.8 billion people on the planet are under quarantine.  “Non-Essential” business in my home state of Pennsylvania have bee shutdown.   […]

Community in Action: Helping those affected by recent flooding

Great Things LLC Logo, rebranded in 2020

Harmony, Zelienople & Surrounding Communities Hit by Flooding Tuesday Evening May 28th, 2019, extreme rains and storms hit Western Pennsylvania and caused massive flooding and damage to local communities.  The water levels reached the 2nd highest levels since 1924, second only to Hurricane Ivan.    4″ to 5″ of rain fell within a few hours […]

Huntington Bank’s Insight highlights the work I’ve done in Harmony.

Huntington Bank Insights, Volume 5 Issue 3

Click here for the article Huntington Bank:  Supporting Business I was recently honored to be interviewed by Huntington Bank for their Insights Magazine.   20 years ago I meet a banker that would help me through numerous businesses and various situations.   The benefits of having a trustworthy and committed banking relationship is key to […]

Something new is in the works. Reviews and Recommendations

The Infinite Self: 33 Steps to Reclaiming Your Inner Power It’s been a long journey over the last year or so.   So much as transpired and forced my evolution.    In future blogs, I will share the details of love, life, loss, grief and spiritual awakening. The people, books, events, and places I have […]