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How to Stick a Post to the Top of Your WordPress Blog

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 […]

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5 Reasons Even Solopreneurs Need Editorial Calendars

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.

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How to Fascinate your Readers with Interesting Headlines

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

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How to Automatically Resize Thumbnails using the Regenerate Thumbnails WordPress Plugin

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

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CoSchedule, the Fabulous WordPress Editorial Calendar Plugin (it does Social Media, too!)

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

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