Blog and Tech Tip Tuesday Jan 25
Many hosting companies offer free site templates or build-your-own site features. While this may seem like a great value-added service, it could be a trap for first-time site owners.
A new WordPress plugin called G.A.S.P. (Growmap Anti-Spambot Plugin) is being hailed as the replacement for Akismet and offers better filtering of comments marked as spam.
Blog Tip Thursday Jan 20 – make your blog better
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.