My Expertise & Experience
WordPress Consultation & AdministrationGet the most out of your WordPress installation and turn your website into a sale-generating, lead-creating powerhouse. Obtain peace-of-mind with backup and disaster recovery plans that maintain your website's equity.
Search Engine Optimization (SEO)Build your web presence with fundamental and advanced SEO techniques while maintaining humanism. Grow your brand organically. Forget "tricks". Embrace value. SEO is for people, not robots.
Google AnalyticsCapture and access a treasure trove of information leveraging Google Analytics to make data-driven decisions that help you understand your customers and demographics.
My Process & Values
EssentialismDefine the most basic aspects of a task and characteristics, then prioritize the functions necessary to accomplish it. An ancient concept updated for modernity.
MinimalismToday it's a trend, but simplicity is an age-old ideal that helps keep physical, virtual, and mental clutter from clouding your goals. Websites and internet marketing should be simpler.
IncrementalismBuild something big, a little a time. Start small. Gradually improve. Keep your sanity.
Easton Park WikiThe Easton Park Wiki provides residents in Easton Park, Austin, TX a knowledge base for what will become a 13,000 home master-planned community.
DigitalOcean Remote SnapshotsAutomate your DigitalOcean snapshots remotely using the DOCTL on your Linux server or desktop. Bring more flexibility to your DigitalOcean droplets and increase your peace of mind.
Read my blog posts about search engine optimization, WordPress, Google Analytics, website administration, technology, lifestyle, and various other topics.
- TrueNAS Virtual Machine with Ubuntu 18.04 Halting with Signal 11 March 16, 2022 - For about one week, I had an Ubuntu 18.04 installation that I've had running for years as TrueNAS virtual machine starting to fail after a few hours of running. This VM not working is not the end of the world, but I had been using this as a utility knife for all sorts of things,… ... Continue Reading
- Proxmox ZFS Disk Replacement and Drive Expansion December 30, 2021 - Replacing a drive in a pool using the Proxmox VE 6.3 web interface doesn't allow you to replace a disk in a pool. Instead, you'll need to do it through the command line. I wrote this guide as I needed to perform this replacement myself. This guide can work on any ZFS system, not just… ... Continue Reading
- How To Create ZFS Backups in Proxmox April 11, 2021 - Proxmox's GUI makes creating and running Virtual Environments (VE) such as Virtual Machines (VM) and containers incredibly easy, as well as managing various disks. One area where I found some difficulty was with getting a ZFS pool to be used as a backup destination for some of my VMs. I have two 1 TB hard… ... Continue Reading