Category: Web Development

Get More Clients & Sell More Products with Effective Search Engine Optimization (SEO)

Get More Clients & Sell More Products with Effective Search Engine Optimization (SEO)It’s true that there can be many confusing intricacies to the science of Search Engine Optimization, but what’s also true is that most people get tripped up on the basics, before they even get to the complex stuff! In working…

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 of the most powerful sources…

Strategic Use Of Twitter For Business

Strategic Use Of Twitter For BusinessSMBCEO.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 from a business perspective. By…

Food Bloggers Take Note – Google Rolls Out Recipe View

Food Bloggers Take Note – Google Rolls Out Recipe ViewGoogle 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 to search results specifically designated…

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!  If you would like to…

WordPress 3.1 Released – New Features

WordPress 3.1 Released – New FeaturesWordPress 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 you to search for a…

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 images on your server and…

How To Provide RSS Blog Updates Via Email With Mailchimp

How To Provide RSS Blog Updates Via Email With MailchimpOffering 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 on updating readers when you…

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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 blog and need to get…

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 On your blog or website…

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 such as a physical business…

How To Add The Official LinkedIn Share Button To WordPress Blogs

How To Add The Official LinkedIn Share Button To WordPress BlogsLinkedIn 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 version does come with the…

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 you’ve got a solid grasp…

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 some pointers on the topic.…