I have written a few posts on this and even shared a couple of lessons. But when I made the switch to Social Web Suites, it occurred to me that there are certain things I have learned not only from my own scheduling, but from watching others do this. 5 Things To Think about When Scheduling Your … [Read more...] about 5 Things I Have Learned about Social Media Scheduling
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When it comes to your blog, website or eCommerce site, it's not all about the tech side of things. Exceptional content for your blog or website, WordPress or not, is essential to drive and retain the traffic you need to grow your site.
NEWS FLASH: Today the Centers for Disease Control released a public health warning that Contraction Disease has reached epidemic proportions in the United States. Dr. Feelbetter, infectious disease specialist at the CDC, has called on public health departments across the country to take immediate … [Read more...] about Contraction Disease Reaches Epidemic Levels in U.S.
We remember things that made us laugh, whether it was as recent as a scene in a movie or as distant as a hilarious moment in our high school years. What if we could use this gem of a fact to reach and engage more people with our online content?Humor can be tricky and there are certainly … [Read more...] about The Dangers—and Delights—of Using Humor in Your Online Content
Most every morning I wake up to some comments here on the blog. Awhile back I worked up to one that went like this: Hello bobwp,Thanks for this nice post. I agree we all have these basic options in our PW dashboard but still we install external plugins to get our work done.Recently, we have … [Read more...] about Think Twice Before Leaving That Link in Your Blog Post Comment
The first step in setting up a blog is to define both the goal of your blog—its purpose—and the audience you are looking to attract. The answers to these two questions will help you create the right content.The goal is no more than a short definition of what you hope to achieve and what success … [Read more...] about How To Identify Your Blog’s Goal and Audience
We talk about it all the time. You might even say we preach about it. Keep your WordPress site well maintained. Between keeping everything updated, your site secure and running smoothly and quickly, and constantly changing plugins to find the one's that work for you, the needs seems never ending. … [Read more...] about If You Maintain the Technical Side of Your WordPress Site, Maintain Your Content, too.
It's interesting how "so-called" trends often wrap themselves back around, or, in some cases, essentially are something a lot of people are already doing. Sometimes it just takes someone with a bit of clout to write about it and, bam, it seems like a new topic. Quality Over Quantity A couple of … [Read more...] about Slow Blogging. Is It Another Fad?
If we had one-tenth of the creativity Christopher Walken has in his pinkie finger, we would all be independently wealthy. We don’t, but we can learn from him. I have watched a lot of his movies and I’ve noticed certain things about him. Things that can be applied to other areas of my work, like … [Read more...] about On Blogging, Christopher Walken and Finding Your ‘Wild Thing’
This one has been brewing in me for some time. In fact, previous to this post, I wrote about Four Tips To Help You Decide How Often You Should Blog. I touched on daily blogging in it, but thought I would dive a little deeper. The Label of 'Daily Blogger' Honestly, this is a dangerous label to … [Read more...] about Should You Blog Daily?
When I was a teacher, one of the worst things a kid could have, the thing that would hold her back throughout life and beyond, was low self-concept. It was whispered about children, as though they would never get any farther than flipping hamburgers at the local McDonald's because they had, you … [Read more...] about What One Trait Separates the Good Blogger from the Exceptional One?
Whether you post weekly on your WordPress blog or daily, there is nothing more satisfying then pushing that ‘publish’ button and sending your words of wisdom out to your loyal readers.Formatting done? Check.Photos placed? Check.Ready to hit publish? Check—er, wait.Is there something … [Read more...] about Seven Reasons Your WordPress Blog Post Is Not Ready to Publish
Blogging can be hard. Really hard. Not many of us would purposely choose such a tortured life. We are always thinking about “the next post.” We see stories, ideas, lists, everywhere. You may not call yourself a serious blogger, but, still, you might recognize these signs. Just … [Read more...] about 11 Signs You May Be a Hardcore Blogger