Category: Web Design

Learn SEO Class – Los Angeles

Practical Search Engine Optimization For Your Blog/Website You’ve set up your blog, now what? How will anyone find you? How will you attract the targeted traffic you need for your business? Search engines are one

Strategic Use Of Twitter For Business

SMBCEO.com just published a guest post I did for them  – “5 Ways To Use Twitter Strategically For Your Business” which gives you a few ideas on how to get the most out of Twitter

Strategic Use Of Twitter For Business

SMBCEO.com just published a guest post I did for them  – “5 Ways To Use Twitter Strategically For Your Business” which gives you a few ideas on how to get the most out of Twitter

Food Bloggers Take Note – Google Rolls Out Recipe View

Google Recipe View If you’ve Google-d for a recipe lately you may have noticed a new feature Google has launched, which is a recipe-specific search – they call it Recipe View. It allows the user

Learn WordPress – Los Angeles Workshop March 27th

Getting Started With WordPress For Business (and Serious Bloggers!) UPDATE: This workshop is now SOLD OUT. Sign up to be notified of future workshops and for discount pricing. The next WordPress workshop has been scheduled!

WordPress 3.1 Released – New Features

WordPress 3.1 was just released. Here are the highlights according to the WordPress site, along with some commentary by your truly 😉 Highlights Internal Linking – click a button for an internal link and it allows

Image Editing Tools For Web and WordPress

Although WordPress allows for some image editing capabilities, it’s not ideal to upload large images into your WordPress admin and use that for re-sizing or cropping images. You’ll end up storing a lot of extra

How To Provide RSS Blog Updates Via Email With Mailchimp

Offering blog updates via email is a must-have feature for most blogs, since many real, non-geek people are not familiar with RSS, but are very comfortable with email. I mentioned this possibility in my post

Los Angeles WordPress Workshops For Small Biz & Blogging Success – Jan 29 & Feb 5

Getting Started With WordPress For Business (and Serious Bloggers!) THIS CLASS IS FULL. JOIN THE EMAIL LIST TO BE NOTIFIED FIRST ABOUT UPCOMING CLASSES, AND RECEIVE DISCOUNT CODES Have an idea for a business or

Los Angeles WordPress Workshops For Small Biz & Blogging Success – Jan 29 & Feb 5

Getting Started With WordPress For Business (and Serious Bloggers!) THIS CLASS IS FULL. JOIN THE EMAIL LIST TO BE NOTIFIED FIRST ABOUT UPCOMING CLASSES, AND RECEIVE DISCOUNT CODES Have an idea for a business or

Improve Your Site’s Effectiveness With Google Analytics Event Tracking

This post is a taste of  what’s to come in my forthcoming Google Analytics Ebook. Sign up to be notified of its launch and for a special promotional price. Internal Link Tracking Using Google Analytics

How Do You Build Online Community For Your Business?

Small Business CEO have published my guest post – “Kickstart Your Online Community With Your Offline Customers”. The post was written with small businesses in mind that already have a customer base and offline touchpoints

How To Add The Official LinkedIn Share Button To WordPress Blogs

LinkedIn have joined Facebook and Twitter in releasing an “official” share button. Note that this doesn’t really represent groundbreaking functionality – many social bookmarking plugins allow you to share posts to LinkedIn. But this official

How To Add The Official LinkedIn Share Button To WordPress Blogs

LinkedIn have joined Facebook and Twitter in releasing an “official” share button. Note that this doesn’t really represent groundbreaking functionality – many social bookmarking plugins allow you to share posts to LinkedIn. But this official

The Antidote to Information Addiction (AKA Blogger’s Syndrome)

Here’s a couple of simple truths about blogging: There is no ‘secret’ to the success of your blog. There’s barely anything new at all to be said or read on the topic of blogging. Once

Things You Should Know Before You Start Blogging

Avoid the 6 month blog fizzle-out, or the non-starter by being prepared for what’s to come in your new incarnation as: A Blogger. I wrote a guest post for She Takes On The World with

How To Update Your Readers When You Post A New Blog

If you’re blogging you want readers to be able to keep up with what you’re writing, right? Here’s an overview of some of your options for enabling readers to subscribe, along with pros and cons

A Chance To Win WordPress For Dummies

How would you like to be personally walked through the WordPress installation process, guided through the set-up of your site, and receive expert advice on promoting your site with SEO and social media? Well, if

Sharing on Facebook More Valuable Than On Twitter

According to research done by Eventbrite, sharing on Facebook is five times more valuable than sharing on Twitter. Eventbrite mined all this data over the past several months, analyzing how sharing an event through social

Facebook Testing Admin Interface To Contact Likers

Big news from Facebook-land. Soon Page Admins will be able to contact those that have ‘liked’ them via an interface on the site. This function has been available somewhat behind the scenes, but it took