How To Add Posts From WordPress To Facebook

In yesterdays post I mentioned publishing your posts from your WordPress blog to your Facebook fan page. Today we will follow up on that with a how to video on adding your posts to Facebook (FB). This is made possible with a free WordPress plugin called the Facebook Page Publish plugin. To use the plugin […]

How To Add A Google News Feed To WordPress

If you have a topical or news based blog you may want to add a feed from the Google News RSS to your WordPress site. This has several advantages none the least of which is placing information Google itself as identifies as authority content side by side with your content. This tends to help you […]

How To Create A Custom WordPress Menu

Where you choose to display the menu for your WordPress site is not restricted to your theme’s default choices. Most themes place the menu above or below the header. But what if you would rather have your menu in a sidebar widget? Using a sidebar widget makes a lot of sense if you have many […]

Choosing Your Widgets In WordPress

There are plenty of reasons you could want to have certain widgets appear only on certain pages. You might want to target affiliate or AdWords advertising by the topic of your post for instance. By default WordPress always shows exactly the same widgets regardless of what page or post is displayed. You generally can’t have […]

Using The WordPress slYder Slider Plugin

Sliders for WordPress are hot. You would be hard pressed to find a Premuim WordPress theme without one. To add one for free you can choose from several highly rated free plugins. The slYder WordPress Slider is one of those. The plugin prides itself on being easy to implement and use. For the most part […]

Creating A WordPress Theme From Scratch Video

Did you ever want to create your very own WordPress theme? If you have tried to find info on the topic you soon discover there is not much. The reason is fairly simple, this is a highly technical operation definately not for beginners. Because the info is very technical in nature few people have tackled […]

What Is WordPress?

So what exactly is WordPress? If you have ever wanted to build a Web site, chances are you have heard mention of WordPress. Many people consider WordPress to be the best choice for beginners wanting to create their own Web sites. Creating a basic WordPress site is indeed simple. By definition WordPress is what is referred […]

Effective WordPress Copywriting

Sometimes what you have to say in your post is not as important as how you say it. Your goal is of course to get visitors to read every word of your posts. In order to do that, you must give them a reason to keep reading. Even if you are breaking some sort of […]

WordPress Copywriting Tips

This is video 5 from Rob Canyon’s series on copywriting for the Web. The focus this time is on what you should and should not write posts about. This video contains some excellent tips on creating the kind of content that makes readers come back to visit your blog time and time again. Some of […]

Keyword Research With WordPress

If you are looking for more organic traffic a good place to start is with keywords. The keywords you choose for your WordPress blog play a critical role in determining how much traffic gets sent your way. Keyword research is one of the most dreaded tasks in marketing. It is also probably the most important. […]