A G+ profile is central to AuthorRank and your site’s SEO. And, having a Google Account offers multiple apps and services that are beneficial to your site, like Google Webmaster Tools and Google Analytics. Plus, G+ has quickly risen to the #2 slot of popularity in social media, right behind Facebook. If you’re not already active there, you need to be. But first, you have to get both accounts set up. This tutorial takes you through the basics of getting a Google Account and a G+ Profile and will help you avoid common mistakes.
Hello Happy Site Owners! Let’s have a little chat today, just you and me. And I do mean you and me, because I want to hear from you today about what you need the most help with. What is frustrating you with your site, your marketing, your confidence? What’s needlessly eating up your time, or keeping you awake at night? I want to know because I’m making sweeping changes to BlogAid where we’ll have a lot more opportunities to dialogue together and I really do want to know how I can best help you become a truly confident and successful site owner. Listen to the podcast.
You only have three months to ensure that your website traffic does not take a hit when Google Reader expires. It’s clear that Google is getting out of the RSS business and the Feedburner service will likely be next. Now is the time to start encouraging folks to move into a new RSS to Email subscription and keep your blog posts in front of your readers. Here are tips to help you and your blog fans make the transition.
To help more folks get their online business on a solid foundation, I’ve lowered the prices on the Scratch to Published training classes, as well as on the WordPress and Genesis Video Library. Plus, I’ve introduced two new Specials for those getting started and those who want to try a Genesis / StudioPress theme risk free on a private site. And, I’ve added a pay-as-you go plan. Read on for more about these packages and why I’m doing this now, plus what else is coming down the pike.
Google Reader will be gone by summer. Yesterday Google officially announced that on July 1, 2013 it will retire the most popular RSS feed reader available. Rumors have been swirling for a year about the demise of Google’s popular RSS feed delivery system, Feedburner, and this is just one more nail in the coffin. Read on to discover how this will radically impact millions who depend on these services to deliver and read countless blog posts. And, see what you need to do right now to prepare so you don’t lose your site readers, like setting up RSS to email options such as those found in MailChimp, Aweber, and FeedBlitz.
Hello Happy Site Owners! In this week’s tips round up, I’ve got a lot of great resources for making the most of your responsive theme, and tips to save you frustration and money before you purchase one. And, there’s new payment processor that’s giving PayPal a run for its money so you can sell directly […]
Get just the right MailChimp help you need with these two new webinars. Because some users are just getting started with MailChimp, and others need a little help with more advanced settings, I’ve created two live sessions that each focus on specific areas of MailChimp. You’re welcome to attend one or both of the webinars, […]
Google+ has made two significant changes to the user profile. The one that’s getting the most press is the much larger cover image that has no crazy restrictions on it like those on Facebook. But, the changes that will really matter to your SEO and AuthorRank are those that were made to your About page. […]