About Jeff Snelling

Jeff Snelling, owner of plumThumb Web Design & Hosting, has been designing and hosting websites since 2009. He has worked as a software developer, tester, and manager in the computer software industry since 1992. He is passionate about helping people in both their business and in life. As a member of Rotary International since 2002, he is actively involved in giving back to the community.

Images & Website Design

If you're a business owner and trying to create your own website, the task can be overwhelming and frustrating at times.  However, as more "build a website quick tools" become available, there are a lot more folks trying to build their own.  Trouble is, there's [...]

By | 2018-02-19T08:37:46+00:00 February 19th, 2018|Website Design|
  • Internal Links provide Better SEO

Internal Links for Better SEO

Did you know that simply using links to other content on your website can improve your Search Engine Optimization (SEO) page ranking with Google, Bing, and other search engines?  If fact, internal links can provide some valuable information to search engines if you take the [...]

By | 2018-02-12T06:37:16+00:00 February 12th, 2018|SEO|
  • Blogging can help extend your business on the web

Blog about Blogging

Yeah, it's kinda weird to write on my blog about blogging, but I think more businesses could benefit by using blog articles as a way to talk about their products and/or services in more detail. There are always details you might not be able to [...]

By | 2018-02-04T14:38:23+00:00 February 4th, 2018|SEO|
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Landing Pages For Websites

Are you using landing pages on your website to attract more sales leads?  If not, you're missing a low cost opportunity to convert more leads. What are landing pages? A landing page is designed to focus on a single topic, product, or geographic location and [...]

By | 2018-01-28T20:22:09+00:00 January 28th, 2018|SEO, Website Design|

WordPress Keeps Getting Better

Wordpress runs more than 25% of the websites worldwide today, and the outlook is that it will keep growing in market share.  The reason behind its growth has a lot to do with the flexibility, extensibilty (w/ an incredible ecosystem of plugins), security, and the [...]

By | 2018-01-22T06:29:30+00:00 January 22nd, 2018|Website Design|
  • Is your website performance important?

Is Website Performance Important?

So, you've commissioned a new website and you have everything looking great, especially that really large and cool sliding image on the home page!  But, you might notice that your website loads kinda slow.  If you notice slow performance, chances are Google is ranking your [...]

By | 2018-01-15T08:44:32+00:00 January 14th, 2018|Website Performance|
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Meltdown & Spectre Security Flaws

Perhaps you've been paying attention to the national news and have already heard about the latest computer security flaws that could affect computers and mobile devices worldwide.  Meltdown and Spectre are two examples of the latest computer security issues that have software and computer chip [...]

By | 2018-01-07T21:16:35+00:00 January 7th, 2018|Website Security|

Website Security & Cryptocurrency Mining

Have you ever heard of cryptocurrency mining?  If you've heard of Bitcoin, then you know of at least one cryptocurrency, but there are many more around the world (ex: Ethereum, Litecoin, or Ripple).  In fact, there are some countries that have completely moved to an [...]

By | 2018-01-02T23:39:25+00:00 December 31st, 2017|Website Security|

Website Security Impacts SEO

With all the things  happening in the world today, the word "security" is being used in a wide range of topics.  But when it comes to websites, I'm willing to bet that most small business owners believe only shopping websites like Amazon or financial institutions [...]

By | 2017-02-22T14:28:13+00:00 February 20th, 2017|Website Security|