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Thomas Townsend
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Want to build a new website, or add something new to your existing one? Then check out these top WordPress tutorials...
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Did you know8 SEO Tips to Optimize Your WordPress Website
It’s true – you can set up a WordPress site in a matter of hours, but optimizing them for SEO will require much more time. WordPress provides decent SEO support or even an advanced one to say so, especially if you consider its latest versions. Decent, however, requires still a bit of work to become excellent, since SEO efforts are not limited to the blatant keyword entering and low-quality link building.
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Launch Your Own Website on WordPress: Useful Tips and Tools
We live in an era when creating and launching a website takes a matter of a couple of hours. Long gone are the days when you’d need a large team of developers and designers to have a good looking website. Now there is WordPress, and there are tons of possibilities and options to have your website up and running.
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PayPal vs. Venmo vs. Square vs. Google: Who makes the best app for sending cash?
Today, there are plenty of ways to send money to your friends, regardless of the platform. But which is the best for your individual needs and purposes?
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WordPress Development for Intermediate Users: Custom Post Types and Taxonomies
Custom post types and taxonomies are what make WordPress a Content Management System (CMS), and not just a blogging platform. With them, you can add your own post types, which you can then display using targeted template files. You can also create custom taxonomies that let you use more than just categories and tags to classify your content.
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Top 10 WordPress Themes for Entrepreneurs
June 16, 2016. WordPress has changed the way we build websites. What started as a simple blogging tool in 2003 has turned into a leading CMS powering 26.4 percent of all websites in the world. This can be partly attributed to the five-minute install WordPress is so famous for, and partly because ...
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The Ten Freshest WordPress Plugins of June 2016
Once again, it's time for me to write the article that's the most exciting of each month. My job is to find the best, and freshest WordPress plugins.
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10 Awesome WordPress Features That You Probably Didn’t Know Existed
Ever wondered if there are some WordPress features that you are not using? Check out these awesome WordPress features that you probably didn't know existed.
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Better Safe Than Sorry: Why HTTPS Makes Sense for Your Website
Google plays a significant role due to its initiative "HTTPS everywhere", forcing safe connections to become the standard for all websites.
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How to Show User’s Last Login Date in WordPress
Want to show when a user last logged in to your WordPress site? Learn how to easily show a user's last login date anywhere in WordPress.
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MySQL and WordPress: Understanding How Databases Work
WordPress uses MySQL, an open source database management system, to store and retrieve all of your website’s information, from the content of your posts and pages to your comments, usernames and passwords. If you need to visualize it, think of your site’s database as a filing cabinet and MySQL as the company that made it. MySQL is a popular choice of database for web applications – Joomla! and Drupal also use it, and according to Wikipedia lots o...
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How To’s & TutorialsHow to fix ‘Establishing a Database Connection’ errors in WordPress
Even if you're not a website owner, you've certainly come across the famous 'Error Establishing a Database Connection' while surfing the web. The reason why this error is so common is that it can happen due a variety of reasons. In fact, it is so often that it becomes terribly frustrating, ...
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Founder (SMBsocial)
Video Producer, WordPress Developer, Social Media Marketing / Strategy, Operations Management Metrics Reporting, Vendor Contract Negotiations, Logistics,Human Resource Management, Customer Service,
  • SMBsocial
    Founder, present
    Founder / President of
  • Consultant
    Information Technology, 2013 - 2014
    I am an Information Technology - Business Intelligence Consultant and Entrepreneur working in several tech arenas. My professional services firm specializing in SMB market segments, provides custom CMS solutions (utilizing WordPress) in addition to contract CIO services. We provide a complete Digital Presence and SMM Branding and Management Portal for our clients inclusive of: Providing leadership and support for design, procure, program and service of OTS technology and cloud systems/operations (Public/Private) Software as a Service (SaaS), Platform as a Service (PaaS) and Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS). Software development services and support.
  • Virtual Interactive Systems
    Founder / President, 2000 - 2014
    Virtual Interactive Systems is a full service creative multimedia production company, located in the Heart of the Greater Tampa Bay Florida area in the community of New Port Richey. Whether it’s Blogs, Content Creation, Video, Audio (Podcasting/Internet Broadcasting) or Video Based Training – whatever the need; we can help you provide value add to your presence on the Internet that gets your business noticed.
  • Nutra-Fit
    Nutra-Fit is a Health Fitness and Nutrition Community that is currently in Start-Up phase. We are building a Community, where YOU get to help decide what you want to see..what works and does not work when it comes to Nutrition and Fitness. Expected launch December 2013
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Newburg, Oregon - Sacramento, Ca - Tampa, Florida
Entrepreneur, Former Athelete, WordPress a·fi·ci·o·na·do
Energetic Entrepreneur with a flare for start-ups and technology companies. My background is in Engineering and years of experience working in Operations and IT Consulting for Start-ups and Fortune Companies.My career background is detailed in my LinkedIn profile. For more information on my Entrepreneurial projects check out my profile.

WordPress Developer: I have been actively involved in WordPress development since 2007 and Digital Presence Creation & Management since 2000.

Volunteer WordCamp Miami 2014
Co-organizer  WordCamp Tampa (Florida) 2014
Co-organizer Tampa Bay WordPress Meetup
Speaker - WordCamp Orlando 2014

Founder SMBsocial : Digital Presence Solutions for Business Owners

Competitive Masters: National Level Natural "Drug-Free" Bodybuilder
One of the 1st 2000 (#1566) Certified by the National Academy of Sports Medicine,  
Nutrionalysis Association. Sports Supplements Professional

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Zip Lined in a Jungle, Ran in a Rain Forest, Scoured the Desserts of the MIddle East, Climbed the Mountain Peaks of Yosemite, Drove a Submarine in the Tongue of the Ocean, Competed in a Pose Down in Red Square - Russia: Team USA vs. USSR, Participated in the LAUNCH of Google Helpouts - the 1st Fitness & Nutrition GOOGLE Helpout: for Supplement Basics....and the journey continues......
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