BlogAid Podcast https://blogaid.net WordPress and Online Marketing for Non-Geeks Tue, 19 Jun 2018 19:04:27 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.6 https://blogaid.net/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/cropped-blogaid-favicon-32x32.png BlogAid Podcast https://blogaid.net 32 32 WordPress, SEO, online marketing, and blogging tips and interviews with industry professionals. 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) 2015 MaAnna Stephenson Wordpress and Online Marketing for Non Geeks BlogAid Podcast https://blogaid.net/wp-content/uploads/2015/11/itunes-feed-artwork-1400.png https://blogaid.net 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 Tips Tuesday – Site Speed Deadline, WordPress Updates, GDPR, Encrypt Backup Files https://blogaid.net/tips-tuesday-site-speed-deadline-wordpress-updates-gdpr-encrypt-backup-files/ Tue, 29 May 2018 05:12:09 +0000 https://blogaid.net/?p=14759 https://blogaid.net/tips-tuesday-site-speed-deadline-wordpress-updates-gdpr-encrypt-backup-files/#comments https://blogaid.net/tips-tuesday-site-speed-deadline-wordpress-updates-gdpr-encrypt-backup-files/feed/ 7 Tips this week include: • New post on why EU country blocking won’t work for GDPR compliance • New post on the raging debate about IP addresses and cookies that will impact all online biz • Why I have to keep a GDPR meeting private with just my site audit clients and webmasters • Why you need to get your request in now for site speed to beat Google’s July deadline • Why you must take control over WordPress updates • Why Yoast SEO tweaked the meta description length again • Update on new structured data for recipes that could bring you tons more traffic • A new extension for Chrome that you don’t want to tell anybody about • Why encrypting your backups are a requirement now • Update on how to detect cookies you have in use on your site Tips this week include: • New post on why EU country blocking won’t work for GDPR compliance • New post on the raging debate about IP addresses and cookies that will impact all online biz • Why I have to keep a GDPR meeting private with just my site... Tips this week include:<br /> • New post on why EU country blocking won’t work for GDPR compliance<br /> • New post on the raging debate about IP addresses and cookies that will impact all online biz<br /> • Why I have to keep a GDPR meeting private with just my site audit clients and webmasters<br /> • Why you need to get your request in now for site speed to beat Google’s July deadline<br /> • Why you must take control over WordPress updates <br /> • Why Yoast SEO tweaked the meta description length again<br /> • Update on new structured data for recipes that could bring you tons more traffic<br /> • A new extension for Chrome that you don’t want to tell anybody about<br /> • Why encrypting your backups are a requirement now<br /> • Update on how to detect cookies you have in use on your site MaAnna Stephenson: WordPress and Online Marketing for Non-Geeks 13:36 Tips Tuesday – Recipes in Google Assistant, GDPR, Unused Plugins https://blogaid.net/tips-tuesday-recipes-in-google-assistant-gdpr-unused-plugins/ Tue, 22 May 2018 05:12:43 +0000 https://blogaid.net/?p=14729 https://blogaid.net/tips-tuesday-recipes-in-google-assistant-gdpr-unused-plugins/#comments https://blogaid.net/tips-tuesday-recipes-in-google-assistant-gdpr-unused-plugins/feed/ 5 Tips this week include: • A new GDPR Plugins and Services post • A couple of super quick and easy GDPR related tasks to do • Celebrating two of my Scratched to Published clients launching their new sites soon • An indicator of what’s to come with WordPress cleaning house on unused plugins • How to easily make it through the major transition with plugins that we are in right now • A super tutorial for designers on Gutenberg in Genesis • What you need to know about Gutenberg as a site owner that will keep you calm • 5 ways to encourage more comments on your blog posts that are easy to do • Why you need to send your recipes to Google Assistant right away Tips this week include: • A new GDPR Plugins and Services post • A couple of super quick and easy GDPR related tasks to do • Celebrating two of my Scratched to Published clients launching their new sites soon Tips this week include:<br /> • A new GDPR Plugins and Services post<br /> • A couple of super quick and easy GDPR related tasks to do<br /> • Celebrating two of my Scratched to Published clients launching their new sites soon<br /> • An indicator of what’s to come with WordPress cleaning house on unused plugins<br /> • How to easily make it through the major transition with plugins that we are in right now<br /> • A super tutorial for designers on Gutenberg in Genesis<br /> • What you need to know about Gutenberg as a site owner that will keep you calm<br /> • 5 ways to encourage more comments on your blog posts that are easy to do<br /> • Why you need to send your recipes to Google Assistant right away MaAnna Stephenson: WordPress and Online Marketing for Non-Geeks 15:10 Tips Tuesday – GDPR, Google Assistant, WordPress 4.9.6, Free Site Success eBook https://blogaid.net/tips-tuesday-gdpr-google-assistant-wordpress-4-9-6-free-site-success-ebook/ Tue, 15 May 2018 05:12:40 +0000 https://blogaid.net/?p=14701 https://blogaid.net/tips-tuesday-gdpr-google-assistant-wordpress-4-9-6-free-site-success-ebook/#comments https://blogaid.net/tips-tuesday-gdpr-google-assistant-wordpress-4-9-6-free-site-success-ebook/feed/ 2 Tips this week include: • A whole series of GDPR posts and more on the way • Why you need to jump on getting your email list GDPR compliant now • A new, free ebook I’m working on and will have for you soon • WordPress 4.9.6 is due out this week with new GDPR Tools • How you can get up-to-the-minute news from me • Why I’m trying to curb my excitement about my fave fix-it guy possibly returning • Is the hoohaa finally over with the Social Warfare plugin and is it safe to update now? • Which resource hog plugin I recently tested that will kill your page load speed • Google makes meta descriptions in SERPs short again and what you should do about it • Why Google Assistant taking center stage at the I/O conference is huge news for you • What’s up with Yoast SEO adding caching to images Tips this week include: • A whole series of GDPR posts and more on the way • Why you need to jump on getting your email list GDPR compliant now • A new, free ebook I’m working on and will have for you soon • WordPress 4.9. Tips this week include:<br /> • A whole series of GDPR posts and more on the way<br /> • Why you need to jump on getting your email list GDPR compliant now<br /> • A new, free ebook I’m working on and will have for you soon<br /> • WordPress 4.9.6 is due out this week with new GDPR Tools<br /> • How you can get up-to-the-minute news from me<br /> • Why I’m trying to curb my excitement about my fave fix-it guy possibly returning<br /> • Is the hoohaa finally over with the Social Warfare plugin and is it safe to update now?<br /> • Which resource hog plugin I recently tested that will kill your page load speed<br /> • Google makes meta descriptions in SERPs short again and what you should do about it<br /> • Why Google Assistant taking center stage at the I/O conference is huge news for you<br /> • What’s up with Yoast SEO adding caching to images MaAnna Stephenson: WordPress and Online Marketing for Non-Geeks 10:59 Tips Tuesday – GDPR Guide https://blogaid.net/tips-tuesday-gdpr-guide/ Tue, 08 May 2018 05:12:27 +0000 https://blogaid.net/?p=14658 https://blogaid.net/tips-tuesday-gdpr-guide/#comments https://blogaid.net/tips-tuesday-gdpr-guide/feed/ 10 This week’s tips are all about GDPR. There are 6 steps you need to take, and I’m going to detail them out for you in this guide. This week’s tips are all about GDPR. There are 6 steps you need to take, and I’m going to detail them out for you in this guide. This week’s tips are all about GDPR.<br /> There are 6 steps you need to take, and I’m going to detail them out for you in this guide. MaAnna Stephenson: WordPress and Online Marketing for Non-Geeks 45:37 Tips Tuesday – Speed Posts, GIMP Images, GDPR Plugin, Using Free Gmai https://blogaid.net/tips-tuesday-speed-posts-gimp-images-gdpr-plugin-using-free-gmai/ Tue, 01 May 2018 05:12:06 +0000 https://blogaid.net/?p=14634 https://blogaid.net/tips-tuesday-speed-posts-gimp-images-gdpr-plugin-using-free-gmai/#comments https://blogaid.net/tips-tuesday-speed-posts-gimp-images-gdpr-plugin-using-free-gmai/feed/ 5 Tips this week include: • The new speed post series has launched • Site audit workshops begin this week for Webmaster Training members • Whether you should add special HowTo schema markup to your posts yet • Why I’m so excited about Google expanding Featured Snippets with a drop-down • What’s up with Google Analytics and GDPR compliance • A new Cookiebot plugin for GDPR compliance I’m looking into • Cloudflare adds super new protections to their WAF • Why to get your email off your hosting and how it saved one of my clients • Whether you should use a free Gmail account for your main site contact • How to backup your Gmail inbox to another Gmail account, including GSuites • How to prepare your content for extended reality • What’s in the new version of GIMP for image creation and optimization Tips this week include: • The new speed post series has launched • Site audit workshops begin this week for Webmaster Training members • Whether you should add special HowTo schema markup to your posts yet Tips this week include:<br /> • The new speed post series has launched<br /> • Site audit workshops begin this week for Webmaster Training members<br /> • Whether you should add special HowTo schema markup to your posts yet<br /> • Why I’m so excited about Google expanding Featured Snippets with a drop-down<br /> • What’s up with Google Analytics and GDPR compliance<br /> • A new Cookiebot plugin for GDPR compliance I’m looking into<br /> • Cloudflare adds super new protections to their WAF<br /> • Why to get your email off your hosting and how it saved one of my clients<br /> • Whether you should use a free Gmail account for your main site contact<br /> • How to backup your Gmail inbox to another Gmail account, including GSuites<br /> • How to prepare your content for extended reality<br /> • What’s in the new version of GIMP for image creation and optimization MaAnna Stephenson: WordPress and Online Marketing for Non-Geeks 14:23 Tips Tuesday – Disable Gutenberg, Speed Post Series and Tutorials, MediaVine https://blogaid.net/tips-tuesday-disable-gutenberg-speed-post-series-and-tutorials-mediavine/ Tue, 24 Apr 2018 05:12:30 +0000 https://blogaid.net/?p=14594 https://blogaid.net/tips-tuesday-disable-gutenberg-speed-post-series-and-tutorials-mediavine/#comments https://blogaid.net/tips-tuesday-disable-gutenberg-speed-post-series-and-tutorials-mediavine/feed/ 2 Tips this week include: • Site speed post series launching this week • New Webmaster caching plugin tutorials released • The hoohaa still going on with the MediaVine plugin and loosing HTTPS secure status • A new plugin that will disable Gutenberg completely • The Gutenberg nag that will be coming in WordPress 4.9.6 • Why you need to start checking plugin update notes • Why getting in on Google Voice Search is more important than ever • Why Google is giving podcasts some extra exposure • A new test on how well longer meta descriptions are working out in Google SERPs • A GDPR tutorial on how to make your MailChimp signup forms compliant • How SiteGround is preparing for GDPR compliance • Whether your site needs a Terms and Conditions page and what should be on it • Why you need to log out when you’re not active in your WordPress site • What the death of SquirrelMail in cPanel means for us Tips this week include: • Site speed post series launching this week • New Webmaster caching plugin tutorials released • The hoohaa still going on with the MediaVine plugin and loosing HTTPS secure status Tips this week include:<br /> • Site speed post series launching this week<br /> • New Webmaster caching plugin tutorials released<br /> • The hoohaa still going on with the MediaVine plugin and loosing HTTPS secure status<br /> • A new plugin that will disable Gutenberg completely<br /> • The Gutenberg nag that will be coming in WordPress 4.9.6<br /> • Why you need to start checking plugin update notes<br /> • Why getting in on Google Voice Search is more important than ever<br /> • Why Google is giving podcasts some extra exposure<br /> • A new test on how well longer meta descriptions are working out in Google SERPs<br /> • A GDPR tutorial on how to make your MailChimp signup forms compliant<br /> • How SiteGround is preparing for GDPR compliance<br /> • Whether your site needs a Terms and Conditions page and what should be on it<br /> • Why you need to log out when you’re not active in your WordPress site<br /> • What the death of SquirrelMail in cPanel means for us MaAnna Stephenson: WordPress and Online Marketing for Non-Geeks 16:05 Tips Tuesday – Changes to GDPR, MediaVine, Cloudflare, SEO, PHP 7.2 https://blogaid.net/tips-tuesday-changes-to-gdpr-mediavine-cloudflare-seo-php-7-2/ Tue, 17 Apr 2018 05:12:10 +0000 https://blogaid.net/?p=14589 https://blogaid.net/tips-tuesday-changes-to-gdpr-mediavine-cloudflare-seo-php-7-2/#comments https://blogaid.net/tips-tuesday-changes-to-gdpr-mediavine-cloudflare-seo-php-7-2/feed/ 6 Tips this week include: • Why page weight is the big factor in site speed and why you need to reduce it • Update to the Cloudflare Page Rules tutorials that affected my member site access • What MediaVine ad network users need to check on their sites right now • Which hosting failed when a major ice storm hit Michigan this weekend • SiteGround removes a blocking filter for WP Rocket users • Why you need to test going up to PHP 7.2 soon • What SSL related issues a new version of cPanel is going to cause • Why to check your email list service for GDPR compliance • The new GDPR compliance tools coming in the WordPress core this month • What steps you may need to take, or not, for GDPR if you’re running ads • How to republish old blog posts so both Google and readers are happy with you • A refresher on SEO basics that 80% of my clients were missing, and I bet you are too Tips this week include: • Why page weight is the big factor in site speed and why you need to reduce it • Update to the Cloudflare Page Rules tutorials that affected my member site access • What MediaVine ad network users need to check on their site... Tips this week include:<br /> • Why page weight is the big factor in site speed and why you need to reduce it<br /> • Update to the Cloudflare Page Rules tutorials that affected my member site access<br /> • What MediaVine ad network users need to check on their sites right now<br /> • Which hosting failed when a major ice storm hit Michigan this weekend<br /> • SiteGround removes a blocking filter for WP Rocket users<br /> • Why you need to test going up to PHP 7.2 soon<br /> • What SSL related issues a new version of cPanel is going to cause<br /> • Why to check your email list service for GDPR compliance<br /> • The new GDPR compliance tools coming in the WordPress core this month<br /> • What steps you may need to take, or not, for GDPR if you’re running ads<br /> • How to republish old blog posts so both Google and readers are happy with you<br /> • A refresher on SEO basics that 80% of my clients were missing, and I bet you are too MaAnna Stephenson: WordPress and Online Marketing for Non-Geeks 14:38 Tips Tuesday – Live Site Speed Tests, Speed Workshop, Sizzling About Us Page https://blogaid.net/tips-tuesday-live-site-speed-tests-speed-workshop-sizzling-about-us-page/ Tue, 10 Apr 2018 05:12:58 +0000 https://blogaid.net/?p=14583 https://blogaid.net/tips-tuesday-live-site-speed-tests-speed-workshop-sizzling-about-us-page/#comments https://blogaid.net/tips-tuesday-live-site-speed-tests-speed-workshop-sizzling-about-us-page/feed/ 2 Tips this week include: • Ultimate speed tests on live sites have started!!!!!! • Speed Workshop for Webmaster Training Members • Are you getting all the low hanging, easy fruit to speed up your site? • Why to check your SSL certificate to ensure it is not from Symantec • The skinny on Google using Chrome data to verify your site speed • How and why speed matters to your bottom line • How to hook your visitors with a sizzling “About Us” page • What’s up with the stop word feature for permalinks in Yoast SEO • Whether issues I reported at SiteGround have been resolved • Why you should never ask your host to make changes with your site Tips this week include: • Ultimate speed tests on live sites have started!!!!!! • Speed Workshop for Webmaster Training Members • Are you getting all the low hanging, easy fruit to speed up your site? • Why to check your SSL certificate to ensure i... Tips this week include:<br /> • Ultimate speed tests on live sites have started!!!!!!<br /> • Speed Workshop for Webmaster Training Members<br /> • Are you getting all the low hanging, easy fruit to speed up your site?<br /> • Why to check your SSL certificate to ensure it is not from Symantec<br /> • The skinny on Google using Chrome data to verify your site speed<br /> • How and why speed matters to your bottom line<br /> • How to hook your visitors with a sizzling “About Us” page<br /> • What’s up with the stop word feature for permalinks in Yoast SEO<br /> • Whether issues I reported at SiteGround have been resolved<br /> • Why you should never ask your host to make changes with your site MaAnna Stephenson: WordPress and Online Marketing for Non-Geeks 12:12 Tips Tuesday – Ultimate Speed, Cloudflare DNS Resolver, WordPress 4.9.5 Release https://blogaid.net/tips-tuesday-ultimate-speed-cloudflare-dns-resolver-wordpress-4-9-5-release/ Tue, 03 Apr 2018 05:12:56 +0000 https://blogaid.net/?p=14579 https://blogaid.net/tips-tuesday-ultimate-speed-cloudflare-dns-resolver-wordpress-4-9-5-release/#comments https://blogaid.net/tips-tuesday-ultimate-speed-cloudflare-dns-resolver-wordpress-4-9-5-release/feed/ 6 Tips this week include: • Ultimate speed tests have started on BlogAid and client sites this week and what I’m encountering • Update on the status of the WP Fastest Cache and WP Rocket Tutorials • Issues at SiteGround you may be encountering • What’s not in the latest WordPress 4.9.5 release that rolls out today • The big change to Caldera Forms coding that will affect all plugins • How and why you must switch to PHP 7 immediately • Getting your site ready for GDPR with a new plugin and whether to use it or not • Facebook cracks down on email list uploads and what it means for your privacy statement • Cloudflare launches a DNS Resolver that you’ll want to use • How HTTPS sites are going to be harder to snoop on soon • Google announces the shutdown of their goo.gl link shortner service • Why it’s time for an RSS revival • Which words convert the best and how to test them Tips this week include: • Ultimate speed tests have started on BlogAid and client sites this week and what I’m encountering • Update on the status of the WP Fastest Cache and WP Rocket Tutorials • Issues at SiteGround you may be encountering Tips this week include:<br /> • Ultimate speed tests have started on BlogAid and client sites this week and what I’m encountering<br /> • Update on the status of the WP Fastest Cache and WP Rocket Tutorials<br /> • Issues at SiteGround you may be encountering<br /> • What’s not in the latest WordPress 4.9.5 release that rolls out today<br /> • The big change to Caldera Forms coding that will affect all plugins<br /> • How and why you must switch to PHP 7 immediately<br /> • Getting your site ready for GDPR with a new plugin and whether to use it or not<br /> • Facebook cracks down on email list uploads and what it means for your privacy statement<br /> • Cloudflare launches a DNS Resolver that you’ll want to use<br /> • How HTTPS sites are going to be harder to snoop on soon<br /> • Google announces the shutdown of their goo.gl link shortner service<br /> • Why it’s time for an RSS revival<br /> • Which words convert the best and how to test them MaAnna Stephenson: WordPress and Online Marketing for Non-Geeks 22:01 Tips Tuesday – Yoast 7.1 Tutorials, GDPR, SSL Authentication, Site Speed https://blogaid.net/tips-tuesday-yoast-7-1-tutorials-gdpr-ssl-authentication-site-speed/ Tue, 27 Mar 2018 05:12:34 +0000 https://blogaid.net/?p=14570 https://blogaid.net/tips-tuesday-yoast-7-1-tutorials-gdpr-ssl-authentication-site-speed/#comments https://blogaid.net/tips-tuesday-yoast-7-1-tutorials-gdpr-ssl-authentication-site-speed/feed/ 2 Tips this week include: • New Yoast 7.1 Tutorials • Next DIY SEO live workshop on formatting for Google Snippets • Why I’m hiring a Cloudflare consultant to speed up my member sites • An update on what’s on my site audit waiting list • The Gutenberg callout that may be coming to WordPress 4.9.5 and why you don’t want to do it • A new way to keep your SSL certificate from getting spoofed • Why paying for HTTPS conversion is a good long-term investment that saves you money • Mobile-first indexing emails from Google Search Console coming out to you soon • 2 lists of the slowest and most resource intensive WordPress plugins • A call to plugin devs to stop supporting old PHP versions and what that means for you • How and why to get your site and marketing strategy ready for GDPR that hits in May Tips this week include: • New Yoast 7.1 Tutorials • Next DIY SEO live workshop on formatting for Google Snippets • Why I’m hiring a Cloudflare consultant to speed up my member sites • An update on what’s on my site audit waiting list Tips this week include:<br /> • New Yoast 7.1 Tutorials<br /> • Next DIY SEO live workshop on formatting for Google Snippets<br /> • Why I’m hiring a Cloudflare consultant to speed up my member sites<br /> • An update on what’s on my site audit waiting list<br /> • The Gutenberg callout that may be coming to WordPress 4.9.5 and why you don’t want to do it<br /> • A new way to keep your SSL certificate from getting spoofed<br /> • Why paying for HTTPS conversion is a good long-term investment that saves you money<br /> • Mobile-first indexing emails from Google Search Console coming out to you soon<br /> • 2 lists of the slowest and most resource intensive WordPress plugins<br /> • A call to plugin devs to stop supporting old PHP versions and what that means for you<br /> • How and why to get your site and marketing strategy ready for GDPR that hits in May MaAnna Stephenson: WordPress and Online Marketing for Non-Geeks 15:04 Tips Tuesday – Speed Tutorials, Google Image Search Changes, Free Stock Art https://blogaid.net/tips-tuesday-speed-tutorials-google-image-search-changes-free-stock-art/ Tue, 20 Mar 2018 05:12:33 +0000 https://blogaid.net/?p=14557 https://blogaid.net/tips-tuesday-speed-tutorials-google-image-search-changes-free-stock-art/#comments https://blogaid.net/tips-tuesday-speed-tutorials-google-image-search-changes-free-stock-art/feed/ 2 Tips this week include: • New WebPage Test and GTMetrix speed tutorials • What went haywire with my live site speed tests on BlogAid • Speed tweaks coming to client sites • Status update on the waiting list for site audits and HTTPS conversion • Whether or not it’s safe to update Yoast SEO yet • The new wildcard certificate from Let’s Encrypt and if you can use it or not • Changes to how SiteGround auto updates your site • Best practices for pagination and SEO that will affect everyone who promotes their categories • What we should do with our old XML sitemaps on our non-canonical • Huge changes to Google image search that will bring you more site traffic • A great place to get free stock art • WordPress celebrates hitting another milestone • Great news from Cloudflare that will speed up your site delivery • 7 important design trends for sites in 2018 that is a must-read for all designers Tips this week include: • New WebPage Test and GTMetrix speed tutorials • What went haywire with my live site speed tests on BlogAid • Speed tweaks coming to client sites • Status update on the waiting list for site audits and HTTPS conversion Tips this week include:<br /> • New WebPage Test and GTMetrix speed tutorials<br /> • What went haywire with my live site speed tests on BlogAid<br /> • Speed tweaks coming to client sites<br /> • Status update on the waiting list for site audits and HTTPS conversion<br /> • Whether or not it’s safe to update Yoast SEO yet<br /> • The new wildcard certificate from Let’s Encrypt and if you can use it or not<br /> • Changes to how SiteGround auto updates your site<br /> • Best practices for pagination and SEO that will affect everyone who promotes their categories<br /> • What we should do with our old XML sitemaps on our non-canonical<br /> • Huge changes to Google image search that will bring you more site traffic<br /> • A great place to get free stock art<br /> • WordPress celebrates hitting another milestone<br /> • Great news from Cloudflare that will speed up your site delivery<br /> • 7 important design trends for sites in 2018 that is a must-read for all designers MaAnna Stephenson: WordPress and Online Marketing for Non-Geeks 14:56 Tips Tuesday – Site Speed, Genesis 2.6, Yoast SEO 7.0.3 https://blogaid.net/tips-tuesday-site-speed-genesis-2-6-yoast-seo-7-0-3/ Tue, 13 Mar 2018 05:12:23 +0000 https://blogaid.net/?p=14540 https://blogaid.net/tips-tuesday-site-speed-genesis-2-6-yoast-seo-7-0-3/#comments https://blogaid.net/tips-tuesday-site-speed-genesis-2-6-yoast-seo-7-0-3/feed/ 4 Tips this week include: • Why you need to get your site audit request in right away • Why my contact form got knocked stupid for a few days • Clarifying more advanced settings at Cloudflare for increased security and speed • What’s in the newest Webmaster tutorials • Update to the WP Fastest Cache tutorial • The next DIY SEO Workshop on Categories and Tags • Why you need to hold off on using AMP • Whether it’s safe to update to Genesis 2.6 • Whether it’s safe to update the Yoast SEO plugin Tips this week include: • Why you need to get your site audit request in right away • Why my contact form got knocked stupid for a few days • Clarifying more advanced settings at Cloudflare for increased security and speed Tips this week include:<br /> • Why you need to get your site audit request in right away<br /> • Why my contact form got knocked stupid for a few days<br /> • Clarifying more advanced settings at Cloudflare for increased security and speed<br /> • What’s in the newest Webmaster tutorials<br /> • Update to the WP Fastest Cache tutorial<br /> • The next DIY SEO Workshop on Categories and Tags<br /> • Why you need to hold off on using AMP<br /> • Whether it’s safe to update to Genesis 2.6<br /> • Whether it’s safe to update the Yoast SEO plugin MaAnna Stephenson: WordPress and Online Marketing for Non-Geeks 7:42 Tips Tuesday – Free Images, Speed Tests, Huge DDoS Attack https://blogaid.net/tips-tuesday-free-images-speed-tests-huge-ddos-attack/ Tue, 06 Mar 2018 06:12:51 +0000 https://blogaid.net/?p=14535 https://blogaid.net/tips-tuesday-free-images-speed-tests-huge-ddos-attack/#comments https://blogaid.net/tips-tuesday-free-images-speed-tests-huge-ddos-attack/feed/ 4 Tips this week include: • Caching and Cloudflare • New WebPage Test tutorials • Mobile Speed Test tutorials • Blog Post SEO Workshop this week • What’s next for Rand Fishkin since he left Moz • Why I’m excited about Google’s new Multi-Intent Featured Snippet test • Whether you should be worried about Chrome filtering ads now • Two-Factor authentication coming to WordPress without a plugin • The huge DDoS attack last week that has all server farms quaking in their shoes and how to protect your site • What’s in the new Gutenberg Plugin Compatibility Chart • A super tutorial for styling themes for Gutenberg • A great place to get free images for your blog and more • A fun way to put motion into your still images Tips this week include: • Caching and Cloudflare • New WebPage Test tutorials • Mobile Speed Test tutorials • Blog Post SEO Workshop this week • What’s next for Rand Fishkin since he left Moz • Why I’m excited about Google’s new Multi-Intent Feat... Tips this week include:<br /> • Caching and Cloudflare<br /> • New WebPage Test tutorials<br /> • Mobile Speed Test tutorials<br /> • Blog Post SEO Workshop this week<br /> • What’s next for Rand Fishkin since he left Moz<br /> • Why I’m excited about Google’s new Multi-Intent Featured Snippet test<br /> • Whether you should be worried about Chrome filtering ads now<br /> • Two-Factor authentication coming to WordPress without a plugin<br /> • The huge DDoS attack last week that has all server farms quaking in their shoes and how to protect your site<br /> • What’s in the new Gutenberg Plugin Compatibility Chart<br /> • A super tutorial for styling themes for Gutenberg<br /> • A great place to get free images for your blog and more<br /> • A fun way to put motion into your still images MaAnna Stephenson: WordPress and Online Marketing for Non-Geeks 15:36 Tips Tuesday – Faster Sites, Yoast 7.0, Genesis 2.6 Beta, 404 Crawls https://blogaid.net/tips-tuesday-faster-sites-yoast-7-0-genesis-2-6-beta-404-crawls/ Tue, 27 Feb 2018 06:12:34 +0000 https://blogaid.net/?p=14531 https://blogaid.net/tips-tuesday-faster-sites-yoast-7-0-genesis-2-6-beta-404-crawls/#comments https://blogaid.net/tips-tuesday-faster-sites-yoast-7-0-genesis-2-6-beta-404-crawls/feed/ 5 Tips this week include: • Deep dive into browser caching and HTTPS • Live Webmaster Level 6 chat today • How to get the bloat out of your site for better speed • Why we may be seeing updates to our favorite caching plugins • Why we’re doing a bonus workshop on images for the DIY SEO course and the full schedule for March on SEO for blog posts is up • Big changes for the Yoast SEO plugin coming in version 7.0 • Whether or not 404s blow your Googlebot crawl budget • Why you must keep your plugins updated and the big plugins with current security issues • What’s in the new premium version of WP-Optimize • Why WordPress plans to add core support for GDPR compliance • The new Genesis 2.6 Beta is ready for testing • Why more plugins are adding a Lazy Load feature for images • Why more online services are adding 2-step authentication by default and what that means for webmasters and site managers • Why you don’t want to pay for the new SiteGround backup services Tips this week include: • Deep dive into browser caching and HTTPS • Live Webmaster Level 6 chat today • How to get the bloat out of your site for better speed • Why we may be seeing updates to our favorite caching plugins Tips this week include:<br /> • Deep dive into browser caching and HTTPS<br /> • Live Webmaster Level 6 chat today<br /> • How to get the bloat out of your site for better speed<br /> • Why we may be seeing updates to our favorite caching plugins<br /> • Why we’re doing a bonus workshop on images for the DIY SEO course and the full schedule for March on SEO for blog posts is up<br /> • Big changes for the Yoast SEO plugin coming in version 7.0<br /> • Whether or not 404s blow your Googlebot crawl budget<br /> • Why you must keep your plugins updated and the big plugins with current security issues<br /> • What’s in the new premium version of WP-Optimize<br /> • Why WordPress plans to add core support for GDPR compliance<br /> • The new Genesis 2.6 Beta is ready for testing<br /> • Why more plugins are adding a Lazy Load feature for images<br /> • Why more online services are adding 2-step authentication by default and what that means for webmasters and site managers<br /> • Why you don’t want to pay for the new SiteGround backup services MaAnna Stephenson: WordPress and Online Marketing for Non-Geeks 15:32 Tips Tuesday – DIY SEO, Hosting Tests, Speed Tests, Get a WAF https://blogaid.net/tips-tuesday-diy-seo-hosting-tests-speed-tests-get-a-waf/ Tue, 20 Feb 2018 06:12:11 +0000 https://blogaid.net/?p=14526 https://blogaid.net/tips-tuesday-diy-seo-hosting-tests-speed-tests-get-a-waf/#comments https://blogaid.net/tips-tuesday-diy-seo-hosting-tests-speed-tests-get-a-waf/feed/ 6 Tips this week include: • The speed tests are complete • Reminder: the next DIY SEO live workshop is this Thursday • A reminder to manually update to WordPress 4.9.4 • The best order to do your site updates and why • WordPress.com has a new President and what that means for Automattic’s future • Why you don’t need to worry about Gutenberg • What’s in the 2018 hosting benchmark’s just released • How the huge drop in the Google crawl budget will affect you • Predictions from Cloudflare about what’s in store for sites in 2018 • Why you must get a Web Application Firewall now Tips this week include: • The speed tests are complete • Reminder: the next DIY SEO live workshop is this Thursday • A reminder to manually update to WordPress 4.9.4 • The best order to do your site updates and why • WordPress. Tips this week include:<br /> • The speed tests are complete<br /> • Reminder: the next DIY SEO live workshop is this Thursday<br /> • A reminder to manually update to WordPress 4.9.4<br /> • The best order to do your site updates and why<br /> • WordPress.com has a new President and what that means for Automattic’s future<br /> • Why you don’t need to worry about Gutenberg<br /> • What’s in the 2018 hosting benchmark’s just released<br /> • How the huge drop in the Google crawl budget will affect you<br /> • Predictions from Cloudflare about what’s in store for sites in 2018<br /> • Why you must get a Web Application Firewall now MaAnna Stephenson: WordPress and Online Marketing for Non-Geeks 16:10 Tips Tuesday – HTTPS, Speed, SEO, Make More Money https://blogaid.net/tips-tuesday-https-speed-seo-make-more-money/ Tue, 13 Feb 2018 06:12:30 +0000 https://blogaid.net/?p=14518 https://blogaid.net/tips-tuesday-https-speed-seo-make-more-money/#comments https://blogaid.net/tips-tuesday-https-speed-seo-make-more-money/feed/ 4 Tips this week are all about the 4 super important things on our radar right now, and they are: • HTTPS • Site speed • SEO • Making more money Tips this week are all about the 4 super important things on our radar right now, and they are: • HTTPS • Site speed • SEO • Making more money Tips this week are all about the 4 super important things on our radar right now, and they are:<br /> • HTTPS<br /> • Site speed<br /> • SEO<br /> • Making more money MaAnna Stephenson: WordPress and Online Marketing for Non-Geeks 15:28 Tips Tuesday – Lazy Load Images, SEO Audit, iThemes, WordPress 4.9.3 https://blogaid.net/tips-tuesday-lazy-load-images-seo-audit-ithemes-wordpress-4-9-3/ Tue, 06 Feb 2018 06:12:50 +0000 https://blogaid.net/?p=14484 https://blogaid.net/tips-tuesday-lazy-load-images-seo-audit-ithemes-wordpress-4-9-3/#comments https://blogaid.net/tips-tuesday-lazy-load-images-seo-audit-ithemes-wordpress-4-9-3/feed/ 3 Tips this week include: • What I’m finding in my caching and speed tests • Why where you host matters so much • Are you chasing scores or speed? • Why Google PageSpeed Insights is a worthless tester • A super easy tool to list out all of your blog posts in a spreadsheet • What’s in the recent WordPress 4.9.3 release • UpdraftPlus acquires a new site manager plugin • LiquidWeb purchases iThemes • Major changes in Contact Form 7 and why I may not be recommending it much longer • A super JotForm tutorial • Why ranking in Google is all about user intent now • A new image lazy load feature coming to Chrome • What’s at the very top of the latest Google Webmaster Report • What the new SEO audit extension in Chrome can and can’t do Tips this week include: • What I’m finding in my caching and speed tests • Why where you host matters so much • Are you chasing scores or speed? • Why Google PageSpeed Insights is a worthless tester • A super easy tool to list out all of your blog... Tips this week include:<br /> • What I’m finding in my caching and speed tests<br /> • Why where you host matters so much<br /> • Are you chasing scores or speed?<br /> • Why Google PageSpeed Insights is a worthless tester<br /> • A super easy tool to list out all of your blog posts in a spreadsheet<br /> • What’s in the recent WordPress 4.9.3 release<br /> • UpdraftPlus acquires a new site manager plugin<br /> • LiquidWeb purchases iThemes<br /> • Major changes in Contact Form 7 and why I may not be recommending it much longer<br /> • A super JotForm tutorial<br /> • Why ranking in Google is all about user intent now<br /> • A new image lazy load feature coming to Chrome<br /> • What’s at the very top of the latest Google Webmaster Report<br /> • What the new SEO audit extension in Chrome can and can’t do MaAnna Stephenson: WordPress and Online Marketing for Non-Geeks 15:32