Ever wonder how some blogs have a post that seems to be glued in the first position? That “start here” message stays on top, where new visitors will always see it. It even has a name — it’s called a sticky post. It might look something like this. Why Would You Want a Sticky Post? There […]
Editorial calendars. All the best publications use them. They help plan the work to be done, and keep the content and marketing departments on track.
Guess what? Solopreneurs need editorial calendars, too. Just because you don’t have a team, don’t assume an editorial calendar isn’t for you.
Can you add an external blog to a WordPress site? Yes you can, and it’s easy to do. But there are lots of reason why it’s not a great idea.
Social sharing is more important than ever if you want your WordPress site to stand out from the competition. You can help this along by making it easier for your readers to share your good stuff, and to follow you on social networks. Elegant Themes has created some nifty new updates to its Monarch Social
I admit it. I totally suck at writing headlines. I see these intriguing headlines all over the Web, and I wonder, “how does she come up with these clever, enticing headlines?” I’ve read zillions of articles about writing better headlines. I’ve downloaded e-books about writing better headlines, and I’ve studied tutorials. I’ve done worksheets. I’ve
There’s a lightweight WordPress plugin that can make a big difference to your site’s appearance when you change your theme. It’s called Regenerate Thumbnails. What does it do, and why do you need it? Let’s back up a minute and talk about thumbnails Thumbnails are the images that ride alongside or above the post snippets
Running a website means you’re in the publishing business. And if you’re in publishing, you should have an Editorial Calendar. As Copyblogger says, “An editorial calendar is just a fancy name for a pubishing schedule.” The editorial calendar is where you plan your WordPress content in the upcoming days, weeks or even months. If you
In WordPress there’s an easy tool that make planning easier, and helps you use your time more efficiently.
As you grow your WordPress website, you’ll spend time driving traffic to your site. This is part of your SEO (search engine optimization), and you’ll do a lot of in on social media. Because you’re sending traffic to your WordPress site, these links are known as inbound links. There’s a right way and a wrong
Sooner or later you’ll want to feature a video on your WordPress site. Fortunately, adding video is almost as simple as adding a link. Oh, sure, you can add fancy plugins to display videos, and some themes have their own add-ons. Out of the box, WordPress lets you do it easily without any fancy hoops