Jess Knollmeyer

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To get anything done, you have to first start.I know, I know...it's not rocket science, right? But how many ideas have been so great and how many projects have you wanted to take on, yet that key kickoff just hasn't happened? 

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Don’t get hacked: 5 important security tips for your website

While it might not be top of mind, website security demands a big conversation — not only for web developers, but for anyone who has or maintains a website or even anyone who uses the internet (here’s looking at you, web surfer). We’ve seen enough attacks and vulnerabilities over the last year (remember Sony Pictures, thepentagon’s social mediaShellshockHeartBleed & WordPress) to realise that this is a serious issue and one that’s not going away any time soon. So what can you do as a website owner to take precautions where you can?

I’ll walk you through 5 important security tips for your website and how to implement them today.

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10 SEO Tips for Marketing and Digital Content Managers

Need a hand to kickstart your SEO? We’re here to help. The world of SEO can be tricky to navigate or intimidating for anyone new to the field or looking to make updates on their own. There is a wealth of information online, but in a field that’s changed significantly over the past 5 years, some people seem to promote mixed messages and it’s hard to know what to trust. With SEO, the right external team can certainly bring value, but sometimes no or low budgets call for taking matters into your own hands. We hear you! We’ve gathered our shared knowledge and put together a quick guide for 10 simple steps any marketing, brand or digital content manager can take to improve their SEO.

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How to Raise Over 2 Million Dollars Online

While working at 24 Digital, I worked on the strategy, UX and hosting strategy for the Freeze MND Campaign. With a final tally of more than 2.4 million dollars donated, we share some insight into our website planning process including user experience design, designing an effective donation form, hosting considerations and risking it all on a single-field credit card input.

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