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.
Search Engine Optimization
I'm not a SEO expert, but I will share tips that I have learned myself over the years using organic search methods as well as sharing WordPress plugins and other SEO resources to help you get found by the search engines and perspective customers/clients.
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
We often explore the importance of search engine optimization and your online store. But when it comes down to it, your products are the key points here. You can use SEO to funnel potential customers to your site, but you also need to make sure the products themselves are optimized.So we decided … [Read more...] about The Life of Your Product’s SEO
Last week, we held an online event called the Lift Off Summit. It was a great success—more than 400 participants— and now all the sessions are available, plus bonus sessions, show notes, and audio files. We are talking more than 28 hours of content here.You can still get the All-Access Pass over … [Read more...] about A Gift of SEO and Google Analytics For My Readers
Every once in awhile I tend to go back to the basics. Over 10 years of blogging, 7 of them here on this blog, I have shared long and short tips. They are always good to revisit and to help those you are just starting their journey. So I pulled together a few for today's post. 1. Help Your SEO with … [Read more...] about From Comments to SEO. About Page to Your Photo. Tips for Your WordPress Blog
No matter the size of your online store, having good search engine optimization is critical to your success. Brick-and-mortar stores can count on location to win over their customers, but online competition presents a much larger challenge. Although this post is focused on boosting ecommerce SEO … [Read more...] about 8 Tips For Starting To Improve Your SEO on Your WooCommerce Online Store
I was creating another list via List.ly of my WooCommerce extension and plugin tutorials for our podcast site. And I thought, heck, it would be great to post it here as well. … [Read more...] about WooCommerce Extension and Plugin Tutorials
I don't use the word easy a lot when it comes to plugins. In fact, some of my favorite plugins I can safely say are intuitive and once you have figured them out, yes, easier to set up. But let's face the facts. They do take some setup.Other times, there are plugins that just do their thing. In … [Read more...] about Boost Your WooCommerce SEO Big Time with Ease via Yoast SEO
Deep in the bowels of WordPress, there are many settings that are not obvious to the new user. In fact, sometimes it's hard to know where to find specific things you need without pulling out all of your hair first. Such is the Settings > Readings. Watch this video as I show you four, totally … [Read more...] about How To Avoid Frustrations by Understanding the WordPress Reading Settings
Writing your blog post is a lot of work. But it’s not usually the part that gives you the most grief.Your toughest task is coming up with the right title and sub-heads.Someone once said, “You can’t judge a book by its cover.”Don’t believe them. People do that all the time. Just go to … [Read more...] about How to Seduce Your Blog’s Readers with Enticing Headlines
If you use the Yoast SEO plugin on your WordPress site, you will want to make sure you have the Social settings in place. Some of these are important if you are active on social, while others will be critical in any case, as they affect when other people share your posts on their own social … [Read more...] about How To Set Up the Social Settings in Yoast SEO Plugin for WordPress
We are moving away from our eCommerce wrap-ups on Fridays. We are continuing to post our eCommerce podcasts here twice a week and, of course, sharing eCommerce goodness on Twitter throughout the week. So if you are interested in all things eCommerce, be sure to follow me on Twitter … [Read more...] about How to Boost Your WordPress SEO with Category Archives