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!)
The Social Media Widget plugin makes it simple to display all of your social media and RSS feed icons in any widget-ready area of your site like the header or sidebar. Plus, it includes several sets of icons and animations to make it match your site and style. In this video I show you how to configure the widget and all of the settings you can customize. Watch the video now.
Work smarter not harder by leveraging the power of online/email alerts which will help you build relationships without creating an insane amount of new work.
[RSStextbig] Every WordPress blog produces an RSS feed that viewers can subscribe to. But, you can’t track analytics and it is not optimized to be read easily on different devices. Feedburner is the top RSS feed delivery service. It’s free and owned by Google, offers feed reader and email subscription options, tracks analytics, and optimizes the feed for the viewing device. Discover how easy it is to burn your feed with Feedburner and how you should link to it on your site.
Hello Happy Site Owners! There’s been a major upgrade to the WordPress SEO plugin. It’s one of my faves. And, not so good news on the Sexy Bookmarks plugin. You’ll want the skinny on both! Planning a summer break? How to plan for your blog too, in the Blogging section. Bunches of new vid tuts are on the way. Blog posts are coming, but you can catch many of them now on the BlogAid YouTube Channel. If you subscribe, you’ll know about them the minute I upload!
Keyword stuffing and overuse of keywords are just two of the penalties in Google’s recent Penguin update. One of the ways to avoid that penalty is to vary the use of the keywords in anchor links that go to other places on your site, especially those that are your money words. Here are some tips on how to vary your anchor text, including a tactic that used to be taboo.
WP video tutorialThreaded comments are a great way to help your readers follow the discussion on your WordPress blog. In this super short video tutorial, you’ll see how easy it is to create threaded comments without a plugin by using a feature already built into WordPress.