Posts by Loes 811
February 06, 2020
Just delete my account!Sometimes you find yourself completely crazy to delete a certain web service account. Nowhere can you find how you can remove all your data.Background checks (dot) org offers a list of direct links to delete your account from hundreds of web services.Check out "Just delete me"When you click on "Show info"You can read what you have to do.Sometimes they even give you an email address you can contact for this matter.Easy, hard, or impossible to delete accountsFor some accoun
What should you look out for to create a great website?1. Provide a well-organized homepageDo you have a logo?A catchy sentence?A searchfield?How do you make your visitor feel welcome?Can they contact you in any way?2. How is your menu organized?A properly functioning navigation literaly includes everything that makes it easy for a visitor to find his way on your website. Ask a friend to navigate your website and look over his/her shoulder.Use categories from the start, as your website grows, i
January 28, 2020
Does Google work legally?Have you also noticed that Google generates ready-made answers these days? As far as I know, Google is a search engine that gets its content from websites. Google itself, has NO content, whatsoever!If you want to know something now, Google will answer you immediately. Without having to visit a particular website. These answers do not contain any link.Google website snippetsGoogle also supplies snippets, where the answer is provided from certain websites. But who is clic
December 01, 2019
Hi to my lovely online WA family.I haven't taken much action lately on WA, due to some sad messages the last month. I had to say goodbye to acquaintances and family members and attended 4 funerals, one very closely yesterday, the twin brother of my husband.I have changed my daily job from child day care owner to caretaker. A friend of my has lost the ability to use her left side, due to a cerebral infarction. And I have decided to assist her with all the usual actions that have become difficult
November 13, 2019
Hi All, I just made an extension on the existing WA banner.You may use this one for free.The measures are 1200x225 px. If WA has cropped it and you are unable to copy the banner in original format, you may PM me your email address and I will send you the original banner.(Right click and save as...)This banner is very suitable to add on top of your website.You can do this in the plugin SEO all in one, general1. copy the original code here Replace the ima
Fake news is misleading information that is distributed to make money from it.It has been around for a long time, but with the rise of social media, it is spreading at breakneck speed.Manipulating visual material is becoming increasingly sophisticated and also increasingly difficult to distinguish from real.Why do people spread fake news, how do you recognize it, and what role do you play yourself?How do you recognize fake news?Ask yourself the following questions before you share a message:Who
There are 2 types of motivation.Extrinsic = comes from an external source, prospect of a reward or punishment.Intrinsic = comes from within, and is motivated by a goal.We want to achieve intrinsic motivation through motivation.Let people see why it is necessary to follow a certain path.There are 2 ways to influence people, by direct and indirect influence. You can directly influence yourself, but others you can only influence indirectly.Give a clear "Why"What would be better if they followed yo
It's been a while since I have written my last blog here. And although I log in to WA on a daily basis (yes I am around here every day;), usually answering a few questions, I am not very active anymore, apart from occasionally sharing a training.In December last year, I decided to take a huge step back from the WA forum, to be able to use more time for my online business. That was rather disappointing, I must say. One after the other presented itself.Life is never dull having a website, let alo
Some sites report that Google (for all I know we trust) is sending phishing emails through. Within Google you can set a so-called "alert". This is useful when you want to know if there is news about a certain topic, what is trending, or if something is being written about your own company. Google will then send you an email with a link to the relevant news article. However, cyber criminals now use this service from Google en masse to get users to click on wrong phishing links.Scammers have foun
Google Chrome has a new extension called "Suspicious Site Reporter"and flags all sites that they believe are suspicious.It must lead to a "safer internet".The flag changes color the moment something strange is going on, according to Google.Green is okayOrange is suspiciousRed is Hooo Nooo!You can send info to Google from sites you believe they are not safe, and send screenshots too. Google says that they will warn visitors when an URL is changed, or when there might be phishing pratices on a we