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John Rampton

John Rampton

John is an Entrepreneur... He is the Founder of Adogy. John has spoken at BlogWorld, Affiliate Summit, SES and several other conferences. He has been written about on Forbes as being a leading Blogging expert. Loves helping people out online. Find him online @JohnRampton

Website URL: http://www.adogy.com
Many Joomla sites were impacted by the recent Penguin 3.0 update that Google put out a few weeks ago. In this article you will find tips and tricks to help your site recover as well as steps to prepare your website in the future.
When you sit down at a local coffee shop or free public Wi-Fi hotspot, log into one of your favorite sites, and begin surfing the web, you might as well be handing out business cards with your login IDs and passwords to everyone around you. That’s because sites that don’t have HTTPS encryption provide no protection for the end user. Instead, they leave you vulnerable and exposed. Is that a place you want to put your site’s visitors?    
Thursday, 31 October 2013 10:00

The Power of Twitter

If you haven't heard of Twitter, you've been living under a rock. Twitter is one of the fastest growing social networks on the Planet. It's the fastest growing for an older 55-65 demographic. It also gets a lot of interaction. This month we had a chance to sit down with Twitter Expert Branden Hampton. Branden manages the most interactive handle on Twitter @notebook.
Have you harnessed the power of controversy to gain more traffic to your Joomla site? If not, you're not alone. There are, however, two kinds of controversial writers: those who write controversial articles, and those who write controversial articles and promote the 'fight'. In this post we'll go into which is best for your Joomla site and how to promote healthy controversy that will bring troves and troves of traffic to your Joomla site.
Joomla's got a great thing going right now. There are currently 7.5 million + entrepreneurs using the CMS platform. This equates to about 2.8% of the internet. Surely it will continue to improve and carve out more market share. I wanted to ask you a serious question today: "Is your Joomla site optimized to receive the maximum amount of leads and sales?". What's your answer to that question? Every site needs to have a few things:
This month we had the opportunity to sit down with Sander Potjer. Sander's passion for Joomla! began back in 2005 when he designed and built a Joomla! web site for his rowing team. His involvement with the Joomla! community started in 2008 as co-founder of the local Dutch community www.joomlacommunity.eu.
This month I had the chance to meet with Victor Drover, the expert behind configuring the Joomla Community Magazine for multilingual, and installing Josetta. We find out a little more behind the scenes in this interview.
This month we had the opportunity to sit down with Mark Dexter to talk about the exciting new launch of Joomla 3.1. We go into Mark's life, how he got started and what he's working on in 3.1.
I had the privilege to interview CMSExpo Founder John Coonen this month. We talked about everything from how he started CMSExpo to what the Joomla community really needs and how they are trying to bring them to life.
This month I had the great opportunity to interview Joomla Development Manager David Hurley.  David walks us through some of the top Joomla development skills and how he's achieved them over the years.  Hope you enjoy the interview!
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