Encountering the WordPress Dashboard for the first time can seem overwhelming to new site owners. Many just poke around until they figure out how to make a simple blog post and never venture beyond that routine. I’ve created a short video tutorial to help you navigate the Dashboard, including the modules and links you’ll want to check to get the best experience from your site.
Tech Tip Tuesday Jan 18 – Make your blog better.
There is more to a successful website design than pretty graphics. The wow factor quickly wears off if the design doesn’t help capture and focus your viewer’s attention on your content and offerings. Learn what you need to know about the anatomy of a good site design and the best way to approach the design process. Here I’ll show you the why, the what, the how, and the who of it.
One of the most important reasons for having a blog is that it gets you noticed. Even if you have a Web site, you still need a blog because it provides your site with fresh content, which is something that both Google and your readers love. Blog posts get indexed quickly in the search engines and give your site a much bigger online footprint.
Blog Tip Thursday Jan 13. This week’s blog tips focus on ways small businesses and solopreneurs can use one of the hottest online trends to grow their client list, which is social media. If you’re just getting started, or wondering how to, you’ll really find these tips helpful.
Tech Tip Tuesday Jan 11. It’s 1/11/11, another auspicious day in the new year. And, I’ve been gathering up some auspicious tips to help make your blog and website better.
There’s a war being waged among Google, Yahoo, Bing, Facebook, Twitter, and Foursquare, all vying for the title of best local search engine. And, the winner is you. Let me tell you what’s behind this movement to enhance local search and why you must claim your listing right away.
Recent changes by Google have made site security more important than ever. If your site has been compromised, that fact will now appear in Google’s search results. Simply put, if your site is hacked, you loose traffic and the online reputation you’ve worked so hard to build could be tarnished. Of course, an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. Following are a few tips on where your site is vulnerable and how you can keep it safe.