BlogAid Podcast https://blogaid.net WordPress help for DIY site owners and webmasters Wed, 17 Oct 2018 02:43:07 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.8 WordPress, SEO, performance, security, and blogging help. MaAnna Stephenson: WordPress and Online Marketing for Non-Geeks MaAnna Stephenson: WordPress and Online Marketing for Non-Geeks marketing@blogaid.net marketing@blogaid.net (MaAnna Stephenson: WordPress and Online Marketing for Non-Geeks) 2018 MaAnna Stephenson Wordpress help for DIY site owners and webmasters BlogAid Podcast https://blogaid.net/wp-content/uploads/2015/11/itunes-feed-artwork-1400.png https://blogaid.net Tips Tuesday – Social Follow Plugin, Higher Click Throughs, Prevent Database Hacks https://blogaid.net/tips-tuesday-social-follow-plugin-higher-click-throughs-prevent-database-hacks/ Tue, 16 Oct 2018 05:12:29 +0000 https://blogaid.net/?p=15370 https://blogaid.net/tips-tuesday-social-follow-plugin-higher-click-throughs-prevent-database-hacks/#comments https://blogaid.net/tips-tuesday-social-follow-plugin-higher-click-throughs-prevent-database-hacks/feed/ 4 Tips this week include: • What I’m uploading in the new Google Search Console course • How you pay a hefty price down the road using theme builders • New designer help for Gutenberg in Genesis • Cool updates to the Simple Social Icons plugin • Why we need to be concerned about the upcoming release of PHP 7.3 • How and why to better vet your plugins before installing on your site • An update on staging sites at both A2 Hosting and SiteGround • How your database gets hacked and ways to prevent it • Why I won’t be using the new Cloudflare Firewall Rules • How to get more clicks from Search and social media like Pinterest Tips this week include: • What I’m uploading in the new Google Search Console course • How you pay a hefty price down the road using theme builders • New designer help for Gutenberg in Genesis • Cool updates to the Simple Social Icons plugin Tips this week include:<br /> • What I’m uploading in the new Google Search Console course<br /> • How you pay a hefty price down the road using theme builders<br /> • New designer help for Gutenberg in Genesis<br /> • Cool updates to the Simple Social Icons plugin<br /> • Why we need to be concerned about the upcoming release of PHP 7.3<br /> • How and why to better vet your plugins before installing on your site<br /> • An update on staging sites at both A2 Hosting and SiteGround<br /> • How your database gets hacked and ways to prevent it<br /> • Why I won’t be using the new Cloudflare Firewall Rules<br /> • How to get more clicks from Search and social media like Pinterest MaAnna Stephenson: WordPress and Online Marketing for Non-Geeks 14:30 Tips Tuesday – Gutenberg Dates, Social Sharing Plugins, G+ Shutting Down https://blogaid.net/tips-tuesday-gutenberg-dates-social-sharing-plugins-g-shutting-down/ Tue, 09 Oct 2018 05:12:21 +0000 https://blogaid.net/?p=15363 https://blogaid.net/tips-tuesday-gutenberg-dates-social-sharing-plugins-g-shutting-down/#comments https://blogaid.net/tips-tuesday-gutenberg-dates-social-sharing-plugins-g-shutting-down/feed/ 4 Tips this week include: • New dates announced for the Gutenberg Beta release • What will be in Phase 2 of Gutenberg • Is Genesis becoming a theme builder? • The new feature in Scriptless Social Sharing you’ll love • The new social sharing plugin I’m hearing a lot of buzz about • The big bucks Google paid out to remain the top search engine and what that means for you • Why I’m rethinking what should be in our robots.txt file • Does author authority on topic matter anymore? • Big news on G+ shutting down, and the real story behind it • A new cookie option from Facebook • Improved staging sites at A2 Hosting Tips this week include: • New dates announced for the Gutenberg Beta release • What will be in Phase 2 of Gutenberg • Is Genesis becoming a theme builder? • The new feature in Scriptless Social Sharing you’ll love Tips this week include:<br /> • New dates announced for the Gutenberg Beta release<br /> • What will be in Phase 2 of Gutenberg<br /> • Is Genesis becoming a theme builder?<br /> • The new feature in Scriptless Social Sharing you’ll love<br /> • The new social sharing plugin I’m hearing a lot of buzz about<br /> • The big bucks Google paid out to remain the top search engine and what that means for you<br /> • Why I’m rethinking what should be in our robots.txt file<br /> • Does author authority on topic matter anymore?<br /> • Big news on G+ shutting down, and the real story behind it<br /> • A new cookie option from Facebook<br /> • Improved staging sites at A2 Hosting MaAnna Stephenson: WordPress and Online Marketing for Non-Geeks 16:43 Tips Tuesday – Google Images, Data Security, Wholesale Domain Registration https://blogaid.net/tips-tuesday-google-images-data-security-wholesale-domain-registration/ Tue, 02 Oct 2018 05:12:55 +0000 https://blogaid.net/?p=15355 https://blogaid.net/tips-tuesday-google-images-data-security-wholesale-domain-registration/#comments https://blogaid.net/tips-tuesday-google-images-data-security-wholesale-domain-registration/feed/ 11 Tips this week include: • What I’ve been finding in the new Google Search Console interface that worried my clients • Why you must read what’s in the recent Google Images Algorithm update • My thoughts on the new Image metadata that Google is now including • How AI driven search results for content will change the way you blog • How to download and delete all the data Google is tracking on you • What to be concerned about with the recent Facebook data breach and why the GDPR fines may shake up all of social media • Why you need to get super serious about protecting your own site’s data • The amazing deal Cloudflare just announced for domain name registration Tips this week include: • What I’ve been finding in the new Google Search Console interface that worried my clients • Why you must read what’s in the recent Google Images Algorithm update • My thoughts on the new Image metadata that Google is now in... Tips this week include:<br /> • What I’ve been finding in the new Google Search Console interface that worried my clients<br /> • Why you must read what’s in the recent Google Images Algorithm update<br /> • My thoughts on the new Image metadata that Google is now including<br /> • How AI driven search results for content will change the way you blog<br /> • How to download and delete all the data Google is tracking on you<br /> • What to be concerned about with the recent Facebook data breach and why the GDPR fines may shake up all of social media<br /> • Why you need to get super serious about protecting your own site’s data<br /> • The amazing deal Cloudflare just announced for domain name registration MaAnna Stephenson: WordPress and Online Marketing for Non-Geeks 16:13 Tips Tuesday – Mobile-First Indexing Emails, Genesis Future, Cloudflare Gifts https://blogaid.net/tips-tuesday-mobile-first-indexing-emails-genesis-future-cloudflare-gifts/ Tue, 25 Sep 2018 05:12:49 +0000 https://blogaid.net/?p=15348 https://blogaid.net/tips-tuesday-mobile-first-indexing-emails-genesis-future-cloudflare-gifts/#comments https://blogaid.net/tips-tuesday-mobile-first-indexing-emails-genesis-future-cloudflare-gifts/feed/ 1 Tips this week include: • The change I’m making to the New Search Console Course that you’re going to like • What to look for in those Mobile-First Indexing emails you’re getting from Google • Which site types can make the most use of the new Speakable Content schema markup • What the future holds for the Genesis theme framework and Gutenberg • All kinds of birthday goodies coming from Cloudflare this week Tips this week include: • The change I’m making to the New Search Console Course that you’re going to like • What to look for in those Mobile-First Indexing emails you’re getting from Google • Which site types can make the most use of the new Speaka... Tips this week include:<br /> • The change I’m making to the New Search Console Course that you’re going to like<br /> • What to look for in those Mobile-First Indexing emails you’re getting from Google<br /> • Which site types can make the most use of the new Speakable Content schema markup<br /> • What the future holds for the Genesis theme framework and Gutenberg<br /> • All kinds of birthday goodies coming from Cloudflare this week MaAnna Stephenson: WordPress and Online Marketing for Non-Geeks 14:24 Tips Tuesday – Republishing Posts, Blogging Templates, Clone Your Site https://blogaid.net/tips-tuesday-republishing-posts-blogging-templates-clone-your-site/ Tue, 18 Sep 2018 05:12:27 +0000 https://blogaid.net/?p=15343 https://blogaid.net/tips-tuesday-republishing-posts-blogging-templates-clone-your-site/#comments https://blogaid.net/tips-tuesday-republishing-posts-blogging-templates-clone-your-site/feed/ 2 Tips this week include: • It’s move week at BlogAid • What my house adventure brought to mind about running an online business these days • An eye opening post on Voice Search stats and how they’re growing fast • How Google determines what date to show in snippets • Rethinking the process of republishing posts • Why I’ve got my eye on adding schema markup to how-to posts • A super post on using templates and checklists to make your blogging life easier • An easy way to clone your site for testing that is totally DIY and cheap Tips this week include: • It’s move week at BlogAid • What my house adventure brought to mind about running an online business these days • An eye opening post on Voice Search stats and how they’re growing fast Tips this week include:<br /> • It’s move week at BlogAid<br /> • What my house adventure brought to mind about running an online business these days<br /> • An eye opening post on Voice Search stats and how they’re growing fast<br /> • How Google determines what date to show in snippets<br /> • Rethinking the process of republishing posts<br /> • Why I’ve got my eye on adding schema markup to how-to posts<br /> • A super post on using templates and checklists to make your blogging life easier<br /> • An easy way to clone your site for testing that is totally DIY and cheap MaAnna Stephenson: WordPress and Online Marketing for Non-Geeks 13:17 Tips Tuesday – Grow Optins, Lazy Load, Browser Updates, Search Console Course https://blogaid.net/tips-tuesday-grow-optins-lazy-load-browser-updates-search-console-course/ Tue, 11 Sep 2018 05:12:18 +0000 https://blogaid.net/?p=15335 https://blogaid.net/tips-tuesday-grow-optins-lazy-load-browser-updates-search-console-course/#comments https://blogaid.net/tips-tuesday-grow-optins-lazy-load-browser-updates-search-console-course/feed/ 4 Tips this week include: • What you need to do to ensure you stay on the BlogAid email list • The backup tutorials I’ve been updating for my webmasters • The bonus you get as a site owner who is ahead of the change curves • What’s up with my October site audit schedule and why you need to beat the rush • An update on the status of the new Google Search Console course, and who will get discounts soon • Mark your calendars for a show on Wed talking about Gutenberg and the future of the web • An easy way you can guide the future of WordPress development • What’s in the update for the Best Recipe Plugin tests • A super way I found to speed up your site with lazy load, even if you run ads • The new feature I’m tickled to see come to WP Fastest Cache • Will the new schema markup Blocks for Yoast mess up your recipe posts? • Why small biz site owners can now add Yelp and other reviews to their sites • What’s in the updates to FireFox and Chrome that should deeply concern you • Tips for great ways to grow your email list Tips this week include: • What you need to do to ensure you stay on the BlogAid email list • The backup tutorials I’ve been updating for my webmasters • The bonus you get as a site owner who is ahead of the change curves Tips this week include:<br /> • What you need to do to ensure you stay on the BlogAid email list<br /> • The backup tutorials I’ve been updating for my webmasters<br /> • The bonus you get as a site owner who is ahead of the change curves<br /> • What’s up with my October site audit schedule and why you need to beat the rush<br /> • An update on the status of the new Google Search Console course, and who will get discounts soon<br /> • Mark your calendars for a show on Wed talking about Gutenberg and the future of the web<br /> • An easy way you can guide the future of WordPress development<br /> • What’s in the update for the Best Recipe Plugin tests<br /> • A super way I found to speed up your site with lazy load, even if you run ads<br /> • The new feature I’m tickled to see come to WP Fastest Cache<br /> • Will the new schema markup Blocks for Yoast mess up your recipe posts?<br /> • Why small biz site owners can now add Yelp and other reviews to their sites<br /> • What’s in the updates to FireFox and Chrome that should deeply concern you<br /> • Tips for great ways to grow your email list MaAnna Stephenson: WordPress and Online Marketing for Non-Geeks 17:52 Tips Tuesday – Site Backups, HSTS for HTTPS, EAT Score for SEO https://blogaid.net/tips-tuesday-site-backups-hsts-for-https-eat-score-for-seo/ Tue, 04 Sep 2018 05:12:56 +0000 https://blogaid.net/?p=15319 https://blogaid.net/tips-tuesday-site-backups-hsts-for-https-eat-score-for-seo/#comments https://blogaid.net/tips-tuesday-site-backups-hsts-for-https-eat-score-for-seo/feed/ 8 Tips this week include: • An update on my new image SEO research and the Pandora’s box that opened • A WordPress Backup Checklist that is a must-read for all site owners • New Backup Quick Checks for my Site Audit Plus clients • Where to find a new Gutenberg Block Index • How long the Classic Editor plugin will be available • A radical split in vision from 2 major voices in forking WordPress and an LTS version • What the release of PHP 7.3 means for site owners and plugin developers • Why you need HSTS for your HTTPS conversion and what Google has to do with it • Google begins notifying site owners of bad HTTPS conversions • What your EAT score is and how to improve it for SEO Tips this week include: • An update on my new image SEO research and the Pandora’s box that opened • A WordPress Backup Checklist that is a must-read for all site owners • New Backup Quick Checks for my Site Audit Plus clients Tips this week include:<br /> • An update on my new image SEO research and the Pandora’s box that opened<br /> • A WordPress Backup Checklist that is a must-read for all site owners<br /> • New Backup Quick Checks for my Site Audit Plus clients<br /> • Where to find a new Gutenberg Block Index<br /> • How long the Classic Editor plugin will be available<br /> • A radical split in vision from 2 major voices in forking WordPress and an LTS version<br /> • What the release of PHP 7.3 means for site owners and plugin developers<br /> • Why you need HSTS for your HTTPS conversion and what Google has to do with it<br /> • Google begins notifying site owners of bad HTTPS conversions<br /> • What your EAT score is and how to improve it for SEO MaAnna Stephenson: WordPress and Online Marketing for Non-Geeks 15:37 Tips Tuesday – Analytics Changes, Gutenberg, SEO Formatting Works https://blogaid.net/tips-tuesday-analytics-changes-gutenberg-seo-formatting-works/ Tue, 28 Aug 2018 05:12:35 +0000 https://blogaid.net/?p=15303 https://blogaid.net/tips-tuesday-analytics-changes-gutenberg-seo-formatting-works/#comments https://blogaid.net/tips-tuesday-analytics-changes-gutenberg-seo-formatting-works/feed/ 6 Tips this week include: • Yoast’s video answer to my question about lazy load and SEO • My new video tutorial on using iFrame and lazy load for faster video loading • An unexpected issue I ran into with using lazy load • The launch of a new member area for my site audit clients • Test results for the best recipe plugin to use • Conclusive evidence that the featured snippet formatting I teach in the DIY SEO course works • Mark your calendars for my upcoming interview on the Tinkering with Tech Show • What’s up with the ClassicPress petition and major fork of WordPress • My thoughts on the “Try Gutenberg” adoption rate reports • How convenience and free cost you more in the long run • What Oakley Capital buying up cPanel means for us as site owners and our hosts • How the Image data change to Google Analytics could look like a downturn in traffic • A new auto verify feature for sites in Search Console and how it works • How Google Analytics is lying to you in a massive way, or maybe not Tips this week include: • Yoast’s video answer to my question about lazy load and SEO • My new video tutorial on using iFrame and lazy load for faster video loading • An unexpected issue I ran into with using lazy load Tips this week include:<br /> • Yoast’s video answer to my question about lazy load and SEO<br /> • My new video tutorial on using iFrame and lazy load for faster video loading<br /> • An unexpected issue I ran into with using lazy load<br /> • The launch of a new member area for my site audit clients<br /> • Test results for the best recipe plugin to use<br /> • Conclusive evidence that the featured snippet formatting I teach in the DIY SEO course works<br /> • Mark your calendars for my upcoming interview on the Tinkering with Tech Show<br /> • What’s up with the ClassicPress petition and major fork of WordPress<br /> • My thoughts on the “Try Gutenberg” adoption rate reports<br /> • How convenience and free cost you more in the long run<br /> • What Oakley Capital buying up cPanel means for us as site owners and our hosts<br /> • How the Image data change to Google Analytics could look like a downturn in traffic<br /> • A new auto verify feature for sites in Search Console and how it works<br /> • How Google Analytics is lying to you in a massive way, or maybe not MaAnna Stephenson: WordPress and Online Marketing for Non-Geeks 17:03 Tips Tuesday – Google Authorship, Gutenberg Report, New Fonts, Let’s Encrypt Trust https://blogaid.net/tips-tuesday-google-authorship-gutenberg-report-new-fonts-lets-encrypt-trust/ Tue, 21 Aug 2018 05:12:18 +0000 https://blogaid.net/?p=15279 https://blogaid.net/tips-tuesday-google-authorship-gutenberg-report-new-fonts-lets-encrypt-trust/#comments https://blogaid.net/tips-tuesday-google-authorship-gutenberg-report-new-fonts-lets-encrypt-trust/feed/ 3 Tips this week include: • How a full HTTPS conversion saves and makes you money • How to embed a video using iFrame code for faster page loads • A new member level coming for site audit clients • Why I’m not surprised that Google Authorship isn’t dead after all • Huge news for foodie bloggers with the launch of the new Google Smart Display • An update on my recipe plugin tests and a clear winner is emerging • A look at the new Transport Layer Security version that just released • What the Let’s Encrypt milestone of being trusted by Microsoft means for you • The big font change by Gutenberg that all designers will want to know about • A report on what it’s like to use Gutenberg and how it could radically disrupt your content creation process Tips this week include: • How a full HTTPS conversion saves and makes you money • How to embed a video using iFrame code for faster page loads • A new member level coming for site audit clients • Why I’m not surprised that Google Authorship isn’t d... Tips this week include:<br /> • How a full HTTPS conversion saves and makes you money<br /> • How to embed a video using iFrame code for faster page loads<br /> • A new member level coming for site audit clients<br /> • Why I’m not surprised that Google Authorship isn’t dead after all<br /> • Huge news for foodie bloggers with the launch of the new Google Smart Display<br /> • An update on my recipe plugin tests and a clear winner is emerging<br /> • A look at the new Transport Layer Security version that just released<br /> • What the Let’s Encrypt milestone of being trusted by Microsoft means for you<br /> • The big font change by Gutenberg that all designers will want to know about<br /> • A report on what it’s like to use Gutenberg and how it could radically disrupt your content creation process MaAnna Stephenson: WordPress and Online Marketing for Non-Geeks 17:27 Tips Tuesday – GoDaddy Breach, SiteGround Migrations, Gutenberg Trials https://blogaid.net/tips-tuesday-godaddy-breach-siteground-migrations-gutenberg-trials/ Tue, 14 Aug 2018 05:12:34 +0000 https://blogaid.net/?p=15258 https://blogaid.net/tips-tuesday-godaddy-breach-siteground-migrations-gutenberg-trials/#comments https://blogaid.net/tips-tuesday-godaddy-breach-siteground-migrations-gutenberg-trials/feed/ 6 Tips this week include: • New Site Audit Client Flash Challenges and why we’re doing them • A GoDaddy data breach that may affect you, and an update on that report • How to restore a plugin update to the previous version • Mixed reactions to the Try Gutenberg invitation in WP 4.9.8 • My Gutenberg tutorial schedule • What’s up with SiteGround no longer offering free cPanel migrations • Results on that massive Google Algorithm update at the first of the month • The settings I’m checking in Yoast SEO for category archive pages • Recipe plugin tests almost finished Tips this week include: • New Site Audit Client Flash Challenges and why we’re doing them • A GoDaddy data breach that may affect you, and an update on that report • How to restore a plugin update to the previous version Tips this week include:<br /> • New Site Audit Client Flash Challenges and why we’re doing them<br /> • A GoDaddy data breach that may affect you, and an update on that report<br /> • How to restore a plugin update to the previous version<br /> • Mixed reactions to the Try Gutenberg invitation in WP 4.9.8<br /> • My Gutenberg tutorial schedule<br /> • What’s up with SiteGround no longer offering free cPanel migrations<br /> • Results on that massive Google Algorithm update at the first of the month<br /> • The settings I’m checking in Yoast SEO for category archive pages<br /> • Recipe plugin tests almost finished MaAnna Stephenson: WordPress and Online Marketing for Non-Geeks 12:08 Tips Tuesday – 4 New Courses, WP 4.9.8, Genesis 2.6.1, Google Algorithm Update https://blogaid.net/tips-tuesday-4-new-courses-wp-4-9-8-genesis-2-6-1-google-algorithm-update/ Tue, 07 Aug 2018 05:12:33 +0000 https://blogaid.net/?p=15220 https://blogaid.net/tips-tuesday-4-new-courses-wp-4-9-8-genesis-2-6-1-google-algorithm-update/#comments https://blogaid.net/tips-tuesday-4-new-courses-wp-4-9-8-genesis-2-6-1-google-algorithm-update/feed/ 10 Tips this week include: • A sneak peek at what’s coming from BlogAid for the rest of 2018 including 4 new courses • Why hiring the help you need is a good idea • What’s in WordPress 4.9.8 and the first thing you need to do after you update • What’s in the latest Genesis update • The huge Google Algorithm update that whacked some sites hard • How to watermark your blog images, plus the pros and cons of it • The message Facebook is really sending with the shutdown of their API for auto-posting • A super post on the top reasons visitors leave your site and how to fix them Tips this week include: • A sneak peek at what’s coming from BlogAid for the rest of 2018 including 4 new courses • Why hiring the help you need is a good idea • What’s in WordPress 4.9.8 and the first thing you need to do after you update Tips this week include:<br /> • A sneak peek at what’s coming from BlogAid for the rest of 2018 including 4 new courses<br /> • Why hiring the help you need is a good idea<br /> • What’s in WordPress 4.9.8 and the first thing you need to do after you update<br /> • What’s in the latest Genesis update<br /> • The huge Google Algorithm update that whacked some sites hard<br /> • How to watermark your blog images, plus the pros and cons of it<br /> • The message Facebook is really sending with the shutdown of their API for auto-posting<br /> • A super post on the top reasons visitors leave your site and how to fix them MaAnna Stephenson: WordPress and Online Marketing for Non-Geeks 22:17 Tips Tuesday – WP 4.9.8, Gutenberg, Hack Attacks, Schema Markup for News https://blogaid.net/tips-tuesday-wp-4-9-8-gutenberg-hack-attacks-schema-markup-for-news/ Tue, 31 Jul 2018 05:12:35 +0000 https://blogaid.net/?p=15198 https://blogaid.net/tips-tuesday-wp-4-9-8-gutenberg-hack-attacks-schema-markup-for-news/#comments https://blogaid.net/tips-tuesday-wp-4-9-8-gutenberg-hack-attacks-schema-markup-for-news/feed/ 7 Tips this week include: • The new BlogAid theme is live!! • A new Happy Clients page with success stories that just blew me away • My new Gutenberg posts have launched, and more on the way • WordPress 4.9.8 releases today and how to turn off the Try Gutenberg invitation • The reports I’m seeing of the latest hacker probing attempts and how to protect your site • What has me nervous about a new site cloning feature from UpdraftPlus • What’s up with Google testing a new layout for images with titles • Finally! Some corroboration about why you need to stop chasing green dots in Yoast • New schema markup for speakable news posts • 4 ways to write better blog posts immediately Tips this week include: • The new BlogAid theme is live!! • A new Happy Clients page with success stories that just blew me away • My new Gutenberg posts have launched, and more on the way • WordPress 4.9. Tips this week include:<br /> • The new BlogAid theme is live!!<br /> • A new Happy Clients page with success stories that just blew me away<br /> • My new Gutenberg posts have launched, and more on the way<br /> • WordPress 4.9.8 releases today and how to turn off the Try Gutenberg invitation<br /> • The reports I’m seeing of the latest hacker probing attempts and how to protect your site<br /> • What has me nervous about a new site cloning feature from UpdraftPlus<br /> • What’s up with Google testing a new layout for images with titles<br /> • Finally! Some corroboration about why you need to stop chasing green dots in Yoast<br /> • New schema markup for speakable news posts<br /> • 4 ways to write better blog posts immediately MaAnna Stephenson: WordPress and Online Marketing for Non-Geeks 16:04 Tips Tuesday – PHP 7, Chrome 68, Blogging Ideas, Voice Search https://blogaid.net/tips-tuesday-php-7-chrome-68-blogging-ideas-voice-search/ Tue, 24 Jul 2018 05:12:11 +0000 https://blogaid.net/?p=15027 https://blogaid.net/tips-tuesday-php-7-chrome-68-blogging-ideas-voice-search/#comments https://blogaid.net/tips-tuesday-php-7-chrome-68-blogging-ideas-voice-search/feed/ 8 Tips this week include: • A call for Happy Client stories • New Gutenberg posts on the way • Why you need to upgrade your hosting to PHP 7 right away • A check to see if your backup solution is complete • The Not Secure warning for non HTTPS sites rolls out with Chrome 68 today • Who just bought Stone Temple Consulting, and what this means for SEO tips for us • A very interesting interview with Joost de Valk on what the future holds for voice search • Synonyms finally come to the Yoast SEO content analysis tool • What the top 10 OWASP security holes are on your site, and an easy way to plug them • A new migration tool from SiteGround and why you don’t want to use it • 7 tips to get you unstuck with blogging and generating new ideas Tips this week include: • A call for Happy Client stories • New Gutenberg posts on the way • Why you need to upgrade your hosting to PHP 7 right away • A check to see if your backup solution is complete Tips this week include:<br /> • A call for Happy Client stories<br /> • New Gutenberg posts on the way<br /> • Why you need to upgrade your hosting to PHP 7 right away<br /> • A check to see if your backup solution is complete<br /> • The Not Secure warning for non HTTPS sites rolls out with Chrome 68 today<br /> • Who just bought Stone Temple Consulting, and what this means for SEO tips for us<br /> • A very interesting interview with Joost de Valk on what the future holds for voice search<br /> • Synonyms finally come to the Yoast SEO content analysis tool<br /> • What the top 10 OWASP security holes are on your site, and an easy way to plug them<br /> • A new migration tool from SiteGround and why you don’t want to use it<br /> • 7 tips to get you unstuck with blogging and generating new ideas MaAnna Stephenson: WordPress and Online Marketing for Non-Geeks 16:42 Tips Tuesday – Themes and Speed, GDPR Plugin, DIY SEO Courses https://blogaid.net/tips-tuesday-themes-and-speed-gdpr-plugin-diy-seo-courses/ Tue, 17 Jul 2018 05:12:45 +0000 https://blogaid.net/?p=15000 https://blogaid.net/tips-tuesday-themes-and-speed-gdpr-plugin-diy-seo-courses/#comments https://blogaid.net/tips-tuesday-themes-and-speed-gdpr-plugin-diy-seo-courses/feed/ 4 Tips this week include: • How theme design impacts site load speed • The big changes I’m getting all of us site owners ready for, and when they will hit • The new courses coming to the DIY SEO training • WordPress 4.9.8 release schedule and what’s in it that you don’t want to use • HostGator and Bluehost rumored to be down, and perhaps why • The GDPR cookie plugin I see the most folks using • A new place to get great free images for your blog and social media Tips this week include: • How theme design impacts site load speed • The big changes I’m getting all of us site owners ready for, and when they will hit • The new courses coming to the DIY SEO training • WordPress 4.9. Tips this week include:<br /> • How theme design impacts site load speed<br /> • The big changes I’m getting all of us site owners ready for, and when they will hit<br /> • The new courses coming to the DIY SEO training<br /> • WordPress 4.9.8 release schedule and what’s in it that you don’t want to use<br /> • HostGator and Bluehost rumored to be down, and perhaps why<br /> • The GDPR cookie plugin I see the most folks using<br /> • A new place to get great free images for your blog and social media MaAnna Stephenson: WordPress and Online Marketing for Non-Geeks 11:47 Tips Tuesday – SEO Content Revamp, WordPress 4.9.7, Genesis 2.6.1, Viral Posts https://blogaid.net/tips-tuesday-seo-content-revamp-wordpress-4-9-7-genesis-2-6-1-viral-posts/ Tue, 10 Jul 2018 05:12:19 +0000 https://blogaid.net/?p=14963 https://blogaid.net/tips-tuesday-seo-content-revamp-wordpress-4-9-7-genesis-2-6-1-viral-posts/#comments https://blogaid.net/tips-tuesday-seo-content-revamp-wordpress-4-9-7-genesis-2-6-1-viral-posts/feed/ 3 Tips this week include: • Tips for doing your own content revamp that make it so easy • The SEO of deleting old content • An update on the recipe plugin schema markup tests • A site audit client story about how great it feels to know what you’re doing • The hoohaa around the WordPress 4.9.7 security release and who I’m mad at about it • How and why to turn off auto updates for WordPress, and what you have to be super vigilant about afterward • What’s in the Genesis 2.6.1 recent release • It’s confirmed! The Google speed update rolled out July 9, and what this really means for your site • Why a voice app for your site might be in your future • The reality of keyword research and why I don’t teach it • 5 ways to get your blog post to go viral • Why a writing style matters for your blog – and how to improve yours Tips this week include: • Tips for doing your own content revamp that make it so easy • The SEO of deleting old content • An update on the recipe plugin schema markup tests • A site audit client story about how great it feels to know what you’re do... Tips this week include:<br /> • Tips for doing your own content revamp that make it so easy<br /> • The SEO of deleting old content<br /> • An update on the recipe plugin schema markup tests<br /> • A site audit client story about how great it feels to know what you’re doing<br /> • The hoohaa around the WordPress 4.9.7 security release and who I’m mad at about it<br /> • How and why to turn off auto updates for WordPress, and what you have to be super vigilant about afterward<br /> • What’s in the Genesis 2.6.1 recent release<br /> • It’s confirmed! The Google speed update rolled out July 9, and what this really means for your site<br /> • Why a voice app for your site might be in your future<br /> • The reality of keyword research and why I don’t teach it<br /> • 5 ways to get your blog post to go viral<br /> • Why a writing style matters for your blog – and how to improve yours MaAnna Stephenson: WordPress and Online Marketing for Non-Geeks 17:19 Tips Tuesday – Recipe Schema Warnings, Cloudflare and PHP Bug, StudioPress and WPEngine https://blogaid.net/tips-tuesday-recipe-schema-warnings-cloudflare-and-php-bug-studiopress-and-wpengine/ Tue, 03 Jul 2018 05:12:23 +0000 https://blogaid.net/?p=14862 https://blogaid.net/tips-tuesday-recipe-schema-warnings-cloudflare-and-php-bug-studiopress-and-wpengine/#comments https://blogaid.net/tips-tuesday-recipe-schema-warnings-cloudflare-and-php-bug-studiopress-and-wpengine/feed/ 8 Tips this week include: • Why I’m doing a theme revamp on BlogAid even with Gutenberg rolling out soon • New Flash Challenges coming to the DIY SEO course • The high cost of putting off moving to a better host • Foodie bloggers getting emails from Google Search Console for missing schema markup • Yoast SEO 7.7 update has a new snippet editor • StudioPress has been acquired by WPEngine and what that means for Genesis theme users • An issue with the preview for Pinterest shares with the Shared Count plugin • A new bug for the Cloudflare plugin when using PHP 7.2 at your host Tips this week include: • Why I’m doing a theme revamp on BlogAid even with Gutenberg rolling out soon • New Flash Challenges coming to the DIY SEO course • The high cost of putting off moving to a better host Tips this week include:<br /> • Why I’m doing a theme revamp on BlogAid even with Gutenberg rolling out soon<br /> • New Flash Challenges coming to the DIY SEO course<br /> • The high cost of putting off moving to a better host<br /> • Foodie bloggers getting emails from Google Search Console for missing schema markup<br /> • Yoast SEO 7.7 update has a new snippet editor<br /> • StudioPress has been acquired by WPEngine and what that means for Genesis theme users<br /> • An issue with the preview for Pinterest shares with the Shared Count plugin<br /> • A new bug for the Cloudflare plugin when using PHP 7.2 at your host MaAnna Stephenson: WordPress and Online Marketing for Non-Geeks 18:26 Tips Tuesday – More Shares, Online Sales Tax, Unique Blogging Tips https://blogaid.net/tips-tuesday-more-shares-online-sales-tax-unique-blogging-tips/ Tue, 26 Jun 2018 05:12:17 +0000 https://blogaid.net/?p=14807 https://blogaid.net/tips-tuesday-more-shares-online-sales-tax-unique-blogging-tips/#comments https://blogaid.net/tips-tuesday-more-shares-online-sales-tax-unique-blogging-tips/feed/ 4 Tips this week include: • How much free site help from your host is costing you • Live site audit and speed session for Webmaster Level 6 members • How to renew your Let’s Encrypt SSL certificate on SiteGround if you use Cloudflare • A new aggregate speed index from Google PageSpeed Insights • Examples of the slimy SEO industry tricks that you’re competing with • An update on the recipe plugin schema markup tests • How to get more social shares on your blog posts and why this is good for SEO too • How to jump on Google now letting us verify the Knowledge Graph it carries on us • A site speed case study that shows you how to improve conversion rate • The big news with a new online shopping sales tax law being passed • 10 super unique blogging tips that will break you out of your rut and give you a fresh mindset Tips this week include: • How much free site help from your host is costing you • Live site audit and speed session for Webmaster Level 6 members • How to renew your Let’s Encrypt SSL certificate on SiteGround if you use Cloudflare Tips this week include:<br /> • How much free site help from your host is costing you<br /> • Live site audit and speed session for Webmaster Level 6 members<br /> • How to renew your Let’s Encrypt SSL certificate on SiteGround if you use Cloudflare<br /> • A new aggregate speed index from Google PageSpeed Insights<br /> • Examples of the slimy SEO industry tricks that you’re competing with<br /> • An update on the recipe plugin schema markup tests<br /> • How to get more social shares on your blog posts and why this is good for SEO too<br /> • How to jump on Google now letting us verify the Knowledge Graph it carries on us<br /> • A site speed case study that shows you how to improve conversion rate<br /> • The big news with a new online shopping sales tax law being passed<br /> • 10 super unique blogging tips that will break you out of your rut and give you a fresh mindset MaAnna Stephenson: WordPress and Online Marketing for Non-Geeks 13:10 Tips Tuesday – Gutenberg Schedule, Talking Browser, Image App, Database Tutorials https://blogaid.net/tips-tuesday-gutenberg-schedule-talking-browser-image-app-database-tutorials/ Tue, 19 Jun 2018 05:12:15 +0000 https://blogaid.net/?p=14784 https://blogaid.net/tips-tuesday-gutenberg-schedule-talking-browser-image-app-database-tutorials/#comments https://blogaid.net/tips-tuesday-gutenberg-schedule-talking-browser-image-app-database-tutorials/feed/ 5 Tips this week include: • What’s involved in moving to a new host • Why doing an HTTPS switch the free way will come back to haunt you • Updates to the Webmaster database and plugin tutorials • Why a clean site on the back end just runs faster • An upcoming Webmaster live session for site audits • What you need to know about the new Gutenberg release schedule and what to do prior to it • The possibility of live sessions for designers to get to know Gutenberg • Why you need to take control of your WordPress updates and a tutorial to help you do it • Which is best to use: relative or absolute links? • A new talking browser coming from the FireFox folks and what this means to your SEO • A cool new app for your images that you’ll want to give a spin Tips this week include: • What’s involved in moving to a new host • Why doing an HTTPS switch the free way will come back to haunt you • Updates to the Webmaster database and plugin tutorials • Why a clean site on the back end just runs faster Tips this week include:<br /> • What’s involved in moving to a new host<br /> • Why doing an HTTPS switch the free way will come back to haunt you<br /> • Updates to the Webmaster database and plugin tutorials<br /> • Why a clean site on the back end just runs faster<br /> • An upcoming Webmaster live session for site audits<br /> • What you need to know about the new Gutenberg release schedule and what to do prior to it<br /> • The possibility of live sessions for designers to get to know Gutenberg<br /> • Why you need to take control of your WordPress updates and a tutorial to help you do it<br /> • Which is best to use: relative or absolute links?<br /> • A new talking browser coming from the FireFox folks and what this means to your SEO<br /> • A cool new app for your images that you’ll want to give a spin MaAnna Stephenson: WordPress and Online Marketing for Non-Geeks 11:30 Tips Tuesday – Cloudflare Tutorials, Speed Posts, Mobile-First Indexing https://blogaid.net/tips-tuesday-cloudflare-tutorials-speed-posts-mobile-first-indexing/ Tue, 12 Jun 2018 05:12:29 +0000 https://blogaid.net/?p=14780 https://blogaid.net/tips-tuesday-cloudflare-tutorials-speed-posts-mobile-first-indexing/#comments https://blogaid.net/tips-tuesday-cloudflare-tutorials-speed-posts-mobile-first-indexing/feed/ 2 Tips this week include: • New Cloudflare Tutorials • A roundup of posts on speed and things you can do to make your site fast right now • Why Voice Search will soon be the norm • What mobile-first indexing is and how it works • What I discovered about Yoast SEO premium redirects that I don’t like • A monster list of GDPR plugins • How Microsoft’s purchase of GitHub might affect future plugin development Tips this week include: • New Cloudflare Tutorials • A roundup of posts on speed and things you can do to make your site fast right now • Why Voice Search will soon be the norm • What mobile-first indexing is and how it works Tips this week include:<br /> • New Cloudflare Tutorials<br /> • A roundup of posts on speed and things you can do to make your site fast right now<br /> • Why Voice Search will soon be the norm<br /> • What mobile-first indexing is and how it works<br /> • What I discovered about Yoast SEO premium redirects that I don’t like<br /> • A monster list of GDPR plugins<br /> • How Microsoft’s purchase of GitHub might affect future plugin development MaAnna Stephenson: WordPress and Online Marketing for Non-Geeks 11:43 Tips Tuesday – Site Speed, SEO Ranking Drops, Great Photography, Video Embeds https://blogaid.net/tips-tuesday-site-speed-seo-ranking-drops-great-photography-video-embeds/ Tue, 05 Jun 2018 05:12:48 +0000 https://blogaid.net/?p=14773 https://blogaid.net/tips-tuesday-site-speed-seo-ranking-drops-great-photography-video-embeds/#comments https://blogaid.net/tips-tuesday-site-speed-seo-ranking-drops-great-photography-video-embeds/feed/ 6 Tips this week include: • What we’re finding in site audits • Update on resuming Webmaster speed tutorials and live sessions • What’s coming down the pike for the DIY SEO course • Alternatives for Social Warfare • Why you may want to consider switching to NameCheap as your domain registrar • Why you need to check your Yoast SEO settings for Media Attachments immediately • Why that Yoast SEO bug was not solely responsible for a drop in rankings for some folks • A super post on product photography that all craft/lifestyle/foodie bloggers will like • The importance of photojournalism and entertaining on your blog • A whole bunch of helpful image tips, including a way to test them for speed • Why video is so important to bloggers • Tips about embedding videos on your site Tips this week include: • What we’re finding in site audits • Update on resuming Webmaster speed tutorials and live sessions • What’s coming down the pike for the DIY SEO course • Alternatives for Social Warfare Tips this week include:<br /> • What we’re finding in site audits<br /> • Update on resuming Webmaster speed tutorials and live sessions<br /> • What’s coming down the pike for the DIY SEO course<br /> • Alternatives for Social Warfare<br /> • Why you may want to consider switching to NameCheap as your domain registrar<br /> • Why you need to check your Yoast SEO settings for Media Attachments immediately<br /> • Why that Yoast SEO bug was not solely responsible for a drop in rankings for some folks<br /> • A super post on product photography that all craft/lifestyle/foodie bloggers will like<br /> • The importance of photojournalism and entertaining on your blog<br /> • A whole bunch of helpful image tips, including a way to test them for speed<br /> • Why video is so important to bloggers<br /> • Tips about embedding videos on your site MaAnna Stephenson: WordPress and Online Marketing for Non-Geeks 19:13