Hello Happy Site Owners! Welcome to the Tips Tuesday podcast for Nov 6, 2012. Go vote! In this week’s podcast, I big news about something I’m about to release on BlogAid, the new trend in plugin development, a new section on themes, blogging tips about how to make money from your site, and a bundle of multi-media tips focusing on getting the most from YouTube.
I’m delighted to present the launch of Dale Carnegie of Tennessee. Dan Faber, who is the Marketing Director and Head of Digital Strategy for this wonderful organization took the full Scratch to Published for Advanced Site Owners training to develop a site that was independent of the sub-domain sites offered by the national organization because, “We realized that we didn’t have as much control over the site as we would like. So, we wanted to build our own local WordPress site that we could have full control over.”
Hello Happy Site Owners! In this week’s podcast I’m going to take a a break from delivering tips from around the web and focus on a few just from me because important things are happening online right now and I want to ensure that you have the most up-to-date info and the help that you need to be a successful, confident, and profitable site owner.
Over the weekend the WPCandy site was hacked. Not only did the site go down, their search results were quickly taken down by Google. They are well on their way to recovery. And there is an important lesson for all of us here about site protection and site recovery. Here’s what happened and what you can do to protect your site now.
Hello Happy Site Owners! This week’s blog tips are all about traffic, including how to get it and what the numbers really mean. Plus, there is a new plugin that uses Google Analytics to help you meet your online goals. In Marketing Tips, I found a nice post about why you should stop trying so hard, and a super post from one of my fave bloggers about how to make the valuable real estate of your sidebar work for you. And, I’m sending out a special thank you to one of my blogging colleagues for turning me on to some super help with podcasting.
Important: I’ve made a few changes to my MailChimp RSS-to-email set up. So, even if you think you’re already subscribed to anything from BlogAid, please subscribe again using the subscription form in the sidebar! Don’t worry, it automatically deletes duplicates from the list. As most of you know, I’ve been doing a lot of work […]
The new Twenty Twelve theme will become the default for WordPress 3.5 when it is released to the public on December 5th. But, this new theme is already available to WordPress.com users. I’m testing the WP 3.5 Beta 2 and have been playing with the theme. It is a bold departure from Twenty Ten and Twenty Eleven and will likely become the starting point for designers going forward. In this quick video I’ll show you the new fully responsive design and customizing features. There are a few links to other BlogAid posts mentioned in this video and you’ll find them below the video. Watch the video now.
Hello Happy Site Owners! Welcome to the BlogAid Tips Tuesday Podcast for Oct. 16. In this week’s roundup I have a lot of news on what’s up with WordPress themes, a way to get more email conversions, totally top tips for making video marketing work for you, and of course, news on WordPress and plugins.