Hello Happy Site Owners! I’m keeping Tips Tuesday short for the summer because I know you’re off having some fun in the sun. But you know I still have the best of the best for you to see including a sneak peek at the new TwentyTwelve theme, plus some prime examples of why I LOVE the open source community. Enjoy!
Your domain name is the single most valuable virtual property you own next to your site’s actual content. It’s important to choose the right domain and to purchase it from a reputable registrar. Plus, there are other important factors to consider about how to protect your domain name, how to point it to a site, and how to transfer it. Read on to discover what you need to know about how to choose, purchase, and manage your domain name.
With a little planning, moving your WordPress website to a new host can be a fairly easy task. Moving your site includes the migration of your actual site files, pointing your domain to their new location, and reconfiguring your site contact email. Read on to discover the steps you need to take so that you have the least down time and incur the least expenses.
Hello Happy Site Owners! Got a short Tips Tuesday post for you this week, since most folks in the U.S. will be celebrating the July 4th holiday and enjoying a summer break. But, be sure you see the WordPress and the SEO Tips sections for important news.
Where to host your WordPress site is an important decision because it significantly impacts your online success. To avoid dealing with the technical aspects, many site owners opt for the easiest way out. Unfortunately, that could cost them in the long run, including the loss of their site and domain, or the design that is attached to their branding. Here are some easy tips, in plain English, to help you choose the right host provider for you and your site.
Small business owners know that making it easy for customers to contact them leads to sales. So, many display their telephone number and email address in a prominent place on their site. Unless that email address is properly encoded, spammer bots can easily harvest it. Thankfully there are several tricks you can use to foil the spam bots and still make it easy for customers to contact you. Read on to discover the old tricks that no longer work and the new ones that do.
Every Wordpress blog produces RSS feeds. But, it’s better to deliver those feeds through Feedburner, which is owned by Google because it offers more features, like tracking analytics, more subscription options, and notifying Google that a new post has been made. Discover the plugins that properly redirect your site’s raw feeds to ensure that everyone who subscribes is counted and the content is optimized.
Hello Happy Site Owners! Do you think you can sell a product before it’s ever advertised? That’s exactly what’s happening on BlogAid. I finally had a minute to actually add the new class on the WordPress Training page. It’s Scratch to Published for Advanced Site Owners and offers in-depth content, SEO, and conversion analysis. July is getting booked solid with clients who want it.
And, there’s another new class I haven’t announced yet that is already selling too. Be sure to subscribe to the newsletter so you’ll be the first to know when I make it publicly available. (Hint: If you help clients with their sites, you’ll want in on this!)