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Could Your WordPress Site be Hacked by a Teenager With a few Simple Techniques?

by Peter Serven with 118 comments

OK, so you’re skeptical. Just how seriously should you take security for your website? Well, no one ever takes it seriously until it’s too late. And by then, well, it’s too late… Just a few days ago, a good friend of mine had his site hacked. A few lines of malicious code was injected into [...]

Why You Should Use WordPress for Your Next Website

by Peter Serven with 22 comments

So why is everyone using WordPress? Is it just a fad, or is there actually a good reason? Read the following post to learn why we set our clients up on the wordpress system. Advanced SEO Tools Out of the box WordPress is set up to be decently SEO friendly. With a few simple plugins [...]

4 Lessons I Learned About Business While Flying a Plane (Yes, I’m still alive!)

by Peter Serven with 6 comments

After Landing at our destination It’s not just every day that I get to fly to meet my clients. Most of my work can be done remotely, so there is never much need to meet in person. So earlier this month, when a client asked to fly out and pick me up in his personal [...]

111 Motivational Business Quotes

by Peter Serven with 307 comments

Running a business is hard work, and it can be easy to get down or lose your motivation. With that in mind, here are 111 quotes that I have appreciated. I hope you find them insightful! I highlighted a few that stood out to me (and I threw in a few funny ones for good measure). If [...]

Can Google Maps Save You from Nuclear Holocaust?!?

by Peter Serven with 17 comments

Would you Survive? That is the question! So, I’ve been doing some work with a custom Google Maps based app. And I was blown away. Oh don’t worry, not literally blown away. (I know, you’re still thinking about a nuke.) Did you know you can create a custom Google Map that displays only the data [...]

7 Simple SEO Tips for Better Search Rankings

by Peter Serven with 39 comments

In case you’re wondering, SEO does not stand for: Sanity Extenuation Overcompensation. It stands for Search Engine Optimization, but you already knew that. Below is a short list I compiled of short, actionable ways to improve your SEO ranking. Each tweak alone will not dramatically boost your ranking, but used together, they will help your [...]

Welcome to our New Blog!

by Peter Serven with 11 comments

We’re glad to see you on our new Serven Design site. We hope that this blog will prove to be a helpful resource to you. In the future weeks, we’ll be posting about such topics as web design, development, and how your business can best utilize internet tools, as well as a host of other [...]

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