Special June Price & Offer on “Create Your WordPress Site!”

create your wordpress site

  Do you want to set up a website or blog with Wordpress? Is the process confusing? Are you looking for some help? If that’s you, my guide is perfect for you. It includes both an Ebook with written instructions and a video so you can follow the instructions in real time. Click here to get all the details. Even Better! From now until June 30th, you’ll get $20 off the guide AND get a $100 certificate to use to get one of my consulting services for free, including Wordpress Setup consultation, Design consultation, or SEO consultation. Click here to get the guide and … [Read more...]

Tim Hayden Shares Mobile Marketing Tips

timhayden

In addition to meet up with Chris Brogan at Inbound Marketing Summit, I also got a chance to catch up with Tim Hayden, CMO of 44Doors. For those of you who don't know Tim Hayden, he is THE expert on mobile marketing. So naturally, I had to ask him, "What do you recommend as a first step for small businesses just getting involved with mobile marketing?" Here's what he said (Click here if you can't see the video): … [Read more...]

Can I Transfer My WordPress.com Blog to a Self-Hosted Blog?

wordpress

If you’re a small business owner or marketer, or even just a serious blogger, you need to have a self-hosted Wordpress blog. No question about it. But I’d like to clarify something I’ve been getting emails from people who’ve been asking, “Is Wordpress.com the same as a self-hosted Wordpress blog?” It’s similar, but not the same. A self-hosted Wordpress blog (Wordpress.org) is a much more powerful platform that allows the customization for professional blogs. It’s hosted through your own hosting account (such as Bluehost.com), with your own domain name, allowing you complete … [Read more...]

Do Readers Take You, as a Blogger, Seriously?

3947016226_93d65c7492

  What separates professional bloggers from the amateurs? Take a look at many amateur blogs, and you’ll notice they are using such free platforms as Blogger, Posterous, Tumblr, and Wordpress.com. They are all great, but few professional bloggers use these services. Why? Because the free services highly limit what you can do with your blog. They have generic designs and don’t let you customize critical aspects of your blog. That’s why almost every professional blogger has a self-hosted Wordpress blog (Wordpress.org, not Wordpress.com). Look at Copyblogger.com, Problogger.net, … [Read more...]

Improve Your Search Engine Ranking with Title Tags

the world

What is a Title Tag? Take a look at the top of your browser, close to the area you enter URLs. You should see the words "Title Tag." See it? Well, that is the title tag. A title tag, more or less, is the title of the current webpage. For instance, if you visit a company's about us page, the title tag most likely says "About Us". Apart from links to your site, title tags are the most important element in determining your search engine ranking. And unlike links, you have total control over your title tags. When I build a website, the first search engine optimization technique I use is … [Read more...]