SEO, Social Media, WordPress

Top 3 WordPress Plugins for Technical SEO Issues

There are several areas of SEO that you need to pay attention to other than links and keywords.  One of those areas I like to call “Technical”.  These include anything that usually takes place by a development team, URL’s, HTML code, tracking code implementation, re-directs, canonical tags, etc.  Another reason that I love using WordPress is because most of these…

Continue Reading
Social Media, WordPress

How to Create a WordPress Blog Post

Creating a blog can be done in a few simple steps.  Once you have your blog up and running, it’s time to start creating content and uploading that content.  But, do you know how to do that?  If you hired a WordPress consultant to set up your blog, did they teach you how to create blog posts moving forward?  If…

Continue Reading
Social Media, WordPress

Purchasing a Premium WordPress Theme

Purchasing a premium WordPress theme is a decision that you will probably come across one day.  There are a lot of great free themes that are available through WordPress.  They can even be customized by yourself just by learning how to edit CSS and learn a little coding.  Editing CSS is a lot easier than creating CSS from scratch.  By…

Continue Reading
Analytics, WordPress

Online and Offline Marketing Work Together

Let’s say that you are a company that has spent majority of your ad spend dollars on offline, direct marketing materials.  This puts you into a large group of other businesses.  As a web marketing guy, I still understand marketing as a whole, and direct marketing is not dead, and I don’t think it will ever die.  On the other…

Continue Reading
WordPress

What Not To Do With Your SEO

There is a lot of information out there, including SEO blogs, SEO newsletters, and other SEO publications that will tell you exactly what to do in order to get the most out of your SEO campaign.  This post is going to tell you what not to do.  Of course there are a lot of things that you should not do…

Continue Reading
WordPress

Best of Luck in 2011

We are already three whole days into 2011 and I am tired of reading 2011 predictions and resolutions and what you are going to do for 2011.  We can all have predictions and things we WANT to accomplish and goals we want to meet, but I’d much rather hear about how you accomplished them and how you plan on accomplishing…

Continue Reading
WordPress

Affiliate Marketing Monday – Don’t Give Up

Affiliate marketing can be a time consuming process.  Don’t think that you are going to build a website tonight and sign up for affiliate programs and then start making money the next day.  If those are the hopes that you have, and if those are the stories you are hearing from people, then you have been mislead.  Affiliate marketing is…

Continue Reading
WordPress

Chris Stocker Inc is Back

It has been over a month since I last uploaded a post and a lot has changed since then.  As of July 12, I started full time as an SEO specialist for BGT Partners based in Miami, FL.  I decided to take about a month off of the blog in order to get myself back into the flow of working…

Continue Reading
WordPress

4 Steps to Becoming a Better Blogger

I hear all the time from new bloggers that they are not getting the amount of traffic that they want and they don’t know what they can do to increase the traffic.  Number one is create better content.  Creating better content is going to make you a better blogger.  Below are 4 tips on becoming that better blogger that you…

Continue Reading