Tag: WordPress

How To, PRO_TIP, Social Media, Toolbox

Mark Noteworthy Web Activities with Google Analytics’ Annotation Feature

Just as major life events are commemorated with photos and scrapbooks, you can also mark noteworthy Web activities using Google Analytics’ annotation feature. With Google Analytics you can create annotations on your visitor overview timeline. These little notes help you remember what worked and what didn’t work in your online campaign.

Communications, How To

How to Add a Pinterest Pin Board to Your WordPress Blog

In this highly technical tutorial, we are going to leverage a new photo and video sharing social media network, Pinterest, and extend its use to meet specific needs. I’m also hoping that the people at Pinterest see this post and include this functionality into its next site updates so content owners don’t have to jump through all these technical hoops.

Blogging, How-To, Local Businesses, Small Business, Social Media, Training

HTML For Bloggers Course – Lesson 1

Hurdles

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.

News, PRO_TIP, Toolbox, Training, Video, Web Marketing, Web/Tech, Weblogs

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.

Build-A-Fan-Base, PRO_TIP, Social, Strategy, Toolbox, Training, Twitter, Web Marketing, Web/Tech, Weblogs, Widgets

How To Track Tweet Button Clicks In Google Analytics

I use Google Analytics to track activity to and from my blog.  Unfortunately, there are a lot of holes in that process, especially related to Twitter clickthroughs.

PRO_TIP, Social, Strategy, Toolbox, Training, Web Marketing, Web/Tech, Weblogs, Widgets

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.

Blogging, How-To, Local Businesses, Marketing, Social Media, Training, Uncategorized, Video

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.

Gadgets, PRO_TIP, Social, Toolbox, Training, Video, Web Marketing, Web/Tech, Weblogs

20 Ways To Add Video To Your Blog Today

Flip Mino HD (bottom) and Kodak Zi8 (top)

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.