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AloeRoot Web Services’ Holiday Hours, 2017-2018

Hi everyone; thanks for another amazing year. AloeRoot will be closed for holidays between December 22nd and January 3rd. See you in 2018!

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WordPress 4.9, Major Release, is out!

The makers of WordPress have just released WordPress 4.9, which has some neat enhancements and important fixes. If you’re an AloeRoot client, expect your site to be backed up and upgraded very soon.

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Are You Getting Robocalls From “Google”?

I’ve received quite a few queries from clients recently, who want to know whether the robocalls they’re getting are really from Google. The short answer is no – please just hang up. Don’t press any buttons, or otherwise acknowledge that anyone has answered the phone. They’re a scam, to sell you services you don’t need.…

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Celebrating AloeRoot Web Services’ 9th Birthday

20 Years: From Terror to Passion In the fall of 1997, I arrived at Canadore College in North Bay to study Graphic Design, and sat down to my first website development class. It was a personal disaster. I knew very little about computers; my high school had kept exactly one internet-capable desktop in the entire…

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Book Review: Platform – Get Noticed in a Noisy World

One of my clients recently asked if I’d read Platform – Get Noticed in a Noisy World, by Michael Hyatt. I had not;  I promised her I’d buy a copy, so we could use the tips to help her promote a book she’s about to publish.  The book arrived on a Friday, and by Monday…

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