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Podcast Interview: Jim Hopkinson of WIRED

Daniel Odio gives tips and tricks for entrepreneurs!

Click to listen to "Episode 65: Interview Part 1" and click to listen to "Episode 66: Interview Part 2"

Jim Hopkinson, Wired.com's Marketing Guy and creator ofThe Hopkinson Report, recently interviewed me for his Hopkinson Report podcast. Here's a Tweet of Jim's about the Podcast, and another one about my social media hardware bag and another on my blog posting about how to hire people effectively.

Here is a transcript of the Podcasts

How to Configure a Lightning Fast WordPress Website

On Zach Browne

This configuration is fairly thorough, meaning it covers most of your speed and security requirements, but I'm wide open to comments on how to improve it. I realize it's not 100% perfect, but I can assure you that it will make your WordPress Installation secure enough to fend off most hack attackes and lightning fast.

I'm not going to get into the details of why this is a great configuration, I'll do that in a different blog post. But I will say that if you're familiar with Apache, but want the speed and SEO benefits Nginx will offer, this is a great configuration.

Make sure you have your server's hostname established as well as a static IP before you attempt this tutorial.

Issue the following commands to configure your server. Update and upgrade server.

Install everything you can from the repositories.

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