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.
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Are Crawl Errors Bad?

Have you ever done a search on something in Google or Bing and then clicked on a link only to find the website is "unavailable" or the page is missing "404 error?"  Unfortunately, it's an all too common experience.  Some of these crawl errors are [...]

By | 2018-04-16T09:20:34+00:00 April 16th, 2018|SEO, Website Maintenance|
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Little Green Lock Never Looked Better!

Have you ever noticed the little green lock in your browser before, when you're on certain websites?  Normally, you want to see that green lock on any website where you're going use your credit card or share any personal data. I’ve been talking about the [...]

By | 2018-04-11T14:49:44+00:00 April 11th, 2018|Website Security|
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Website Security Starts with YOU

I know it's hard to believe, but "the news" recently broke away from its 24 x 7 political coverage to shine the light on some very troubling cybersecurity issues involving government and large companies. The Boeing Company, the City of Atlanta, even our nations power [...]

By | 2018-04-01T14:56:19+00:00 April 1st, 2018|Website Security|
  • Are attention spans shrinking?

Shrinking Attention Spans for Websites

Thanks to the Internet, the information age continues to evolve, as are humans...even if we don't see it day-to-day.  It's amazing to me that our attention spans seem to be shrinking by the year... some say to just 7 seconds... that's right, 7 seconds.  Marketers [...]

By | 2018-03-20T05:34:38+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Website Design|
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Passwords & Website Security

Have you noticed that more and more websites are asking for "strong passwords" to create an account?  In fact, I can't think of any that don't require at least an 8 character password, without capitalization and special characters (ex: %,*,&, $... etc).  That's because, using [...]

By | 2018-03-05T09:33:03+00:00 March 5th, 2018|Website Security|

Is Your Website Mobile Friendly?

I've been talking about the importance of making your website mobile friendly for years, and now it's becoming more important than ever.  That's because as of 2018, Google has started rolling out their "mobile-first index" and this will put Google's priority on mobile content. There [...]

By | 2018-02-26T07:50:34+00:00 February 26th, 2018|SEO, Website Design|

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 | 2018-02-21T08:05:34+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|
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