Meeting Notes Thursday July 28, 2011

This is the first time at the Kingspark library. Good space however we have to follow rules. In attendance : Evan, Andrew, Jeanne, John, Ron, Mike, Laua, Roger and Felix Soto.

Felix is a first time attendee-has been in the IT field with NIH for 20 years. He has retired and is now in web design in Middleton, MD Felix@newbeginningsWebDesign.com, 240-374-2473.

We started a short discussion of Google+, Circles & Huddles-who's using and what it is. It is basically Googles version of Facebook.

Servers-Where your website is managed. Be sure to get a company that is reliable. They are up 24/7 however support may not be. Get all the details when you sign up including band width, email, server logs, security, reputation & more. Some hosting sites are Wordpress.org/hosting, Bue Host, Dream Host, Media Temple, Laughing Squid & Brainhost. Cost range from $4.95 to $20. ote: Terms of Service 'Unlimited' may not be "Unlimited". Go-Daddy sells domains but also hosts.

Fiverr-If using this resource be sure to read ratings or rankings of servicer. Ron has a list of the top 5.

We will be training in Super Plug-ins including Kismet, Google apps, SEO, WP data backup, easy privacy policy, share bar, linkbox, W3 total cache, photo gallery, google analytics, fast secure contact form, webinars, training and ebooks.

Next meeting will be at the Library t 6:30- or 7PM - Wordpress Social Lock- to put on post/page. Allows partial display with more... You have to download to your computer then upload to your WP site. $37

Quote: Robert Lewis Stevenson "Don't judge each day by the harvest that you reap but by the seeds that you plant."

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