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How to Add Pinterest Pins to Your WordPress Blog

How to add your Pinterest pins to your WordPress blog. Continue reading

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HTML for Bloggers Course – Lesson 2

Did you miss HTML for Bloggers Lesson 1? If so, go to Lesson 1 then come back for Lesson 2. C’mon, don’t cut corners.

In Lesson #1, we learned about the basics of Web pages and started learning about marking up documents, literally. The purpose of Lesson #1 is to give you a visual understanding of how HTML works. We’ll continue driving that point here in Lesson #2 then we’ll start learning about the key HTML tags. Continue reading

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HTML For Bloggers Course – Lesson 1

HTML knowledge is one of the biggest stumbling blocks for small business owners looking to manage their own blogs. On a blog platform like WordPress.com, a non-techie can configure 80-90% of their site without knowing any HTML. On Posterous blogs, 95% of the blog site can be well configured without HTML.

It’s that 5-10% that can stop a small business owner in their tracks. The intent of this post and the whole course is to help you get over that learning hump so you can manage your blog effectively and go on and do what you do best, run your business. Continue reading

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WordPress Launches “Learn WordPress.com” Site

WordPress announced its new Learn WordPress.com site.

This online tutorial is ideal for beginning and intermediate WordPress.com bloggers and for folks who are migrating over from other blog platforms like Blogger and TypePad.
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How To Give Your Blog SEO Super Powers

You don’t have to buy a book and take a seminar or ever buy a fancy blog theme to crank up your blog’s SEO Super Powers.

These top tips will help you zoom up the organic search rankings without breaking a sweat.

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YouTube Adds New iPad-Friendly HTML5 Video Player

YouTube announced a new HTML5 video player that works on the Apple iPad device.

I tested the new player against the regular YouTube player on an iPad and the new player still needs some work. The new player takes a longer to load, has some funky behavior (a duplicate window appears below the player), and the screen is bouncy when the player isn’t set to fullscreen.

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20 Ways To Add Video To Your Blog Today

This post looks at 20 different ways to add video to your blog post today. It starts by looking at the Equipment you can use, then shows you how to Embed the video into your blog, and finally looks at other cool video options.

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20 Ways To Add Video To Your Blog Today

This post looks at 20 different ways to add video to your blog post today. It starts by looking at the Equipment you can use, then shows you how to Embed the video into your blog, and finally looks at other cool video options.

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New Theme And Blog Focus

If you’re a frequent flyer with jesseluna.com, you’ll notice that the blog looks completely different. I felt it was time for a change so I created this new “GreenCleanEnergy” theme. As usual, I used DVD covers, coffee table books, and novels as design inspiration.

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How To Add Twitter Hovercards To Your Blog [VIDEO]-UPDATED

Today, we’re going to trick out our WordPress blog by adding the Hovercard feature. Whenever I type in an “@” plus a username on this blog, site visitors will be able to mouse over the hovercard link and see the Twitter peep’s mini-profile. You may have seen this feature on the Twitter.com web site.

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