Good blog design showcases your most engaging content. It takes your readers on a scenic tour of your home page and stops at the best places so they can have a look around. How exactly do you point readers to your best content? One way is to use widgets in your sidebar, a bite-sized piece […]
If you have a enewsletter or other email blasts that you send our regularly using Constant Contact, this video will show you how to create a signup box to put in your sidebar on your blog or website to collect email addresses from visitors.
In this video, I lay out a step-by-step process for updating your site—and in a way that ensures the transition goes smoothly. I will share precautions and tips that will save you headaches down the road. And I will explain some of the more common “error messages” you may get while updating, and how to […]
An overview of what the WordPress editor does and how it allows you to edit php, html and css coding. NOTE: Do not edit any of your WordPress core files.
Privacy settings allow you to allow the search engines from indexing your site or not. Click on settings > privacy and a screen will show up like this. Most of the time in a WordPress install the default if to not have the search engines blocked, but double check just in case. You may […]
I just wanted to quickly jot down a checklist for you if you are looking at self-hosting WordPress. This results from many clients who have come to me with what was promised as full hosting services, only to be found that the web developer is providing subdomains on their own account, or find they find […]
You thought your site was working fine. You were in love with the original colors. Man, that bright yellow text on a black background was eye-popping. Back in the 90’s, that is. Okay, that’s an exaggeration. But have you been wondering lately if your website is pulling its weight? Bringing you leads (and sales), getting […]
Ever wondered if it’s worth it to track your blog traffic? Google Analytics makes it easy. If you are already a user, here is my list of the five most useful things to do with it. And if you are not, here are some reasons why maybe you should. Substitute the word “blog” for “website” […]