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East Texas Design Webhosting is moving to Harmonious Hosting

I started East Texas Design Webhosting in 2007, as a courtesy for clients whose websites were too small to justify a standard shared hosting package. My plans started at just 50 cents per month and included enough space for a simple website with a database and email. As times change, so do our needs. All…

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AdSense stopped working on my website

On May 20, 2016 after almost 10 years of being a happy, loyal user of Google AdSense my ad units suddenly stop working. Ads stopped displaying, impressions stopped being counted. I searched my account and my websites for changes to code or notices of voilations. All is good … except AdSense ads are not showing…

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Google Contributor is finally here!

I was very pleased this morning to see the announcement of Contributor by Google. I have waited a long time for something like this to happen. So what is Contributor? Contributor lets you “contribute” to the websites you visit while minimizing potentially annoying ads. You sign up to spend a certain amount per month. Those…

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New for GoDaddy / WildWestDomains Resellers – cPanel hosting and Microsoft Office 365 Subscriptions!

Customer service reps recently verified for me that GoDaddy Resellers will get to offer cPanel webhosting and Microsoft Office 365 Subscriptions! … Even more exciting? We will be able to offer these services at a GREAT price! See my reseller account at www.HarmoniousHosting.com cPanel Webhosting I already offer cPanel webhosting to many of my clients…

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Mailchimp vs Express Email Marketing

I have enjoyed high-fives for sending one of my client’s newsletters via MailChimp for about a year now. Recently, we ran across an old list of contacts. Afraid of jeopardizing our MailChimp list (by people forgetting who we are and marking us as Spam or unsubscribing), we decided to write to those people via Express…

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Making my Atahualpa theme mobile-friendly on WordPress

Last month, (March 2013) over 40% of visitors to my most popular website were on mobile devices.  It is clearly time that I put more effort into optimizing my websites to be cell phone friendly. A task that proved to be a little more complicated than expected. I like WordPress and I love Bytes For…

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Threatening Comments and Emails – Do not give in!

I will not give in to extortion! Most visitors to this website seem nice. They come, they get their information, and they go. Sometimes they even leave a comment or send a friendly messages that make me feel good about what I do. But today when I checked my messages, I saw something very unexpected.…

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Google AdSense – Bringing in the money

When I signed up for AdSense in October of 2006 I thought “Cool! Free money!” I already had a website, complete with affiliate links and paying customers. Adding a few Pay Per Click ads sounded like an easy way to bring in more money. Here is my real-life Google AdSense story 2006 In October 2006…

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Smart FTP Line Endings – Finally working in version 4.0!

I will let you in on a little known problem that sometimes causes files to do weird things when switched between Unix/Linux and Windows computers: Line endings are not your friend! You see, at the end of every line of code, there is something called a line ending. Linux machines (which are widely popular for…

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