Top 3 WordPress Plugins for Technical SEO Issues

WordPress SEO TipsThere 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 items are pretty easy to take care of, even without a deep knowledge of HTML. Continue reading

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 not, here is a step by step guide on how to create a WordPress blog post. Continue reading

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 editing you will shortly learn how to write CSS.  If you don’t want to learn CSS or PHP then purchasing a premium WordPress theme may be a great option for you. Continue reading

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 end of things, I also feel that online marketing, web and mobile, are growing more and more important and that companies need to begin spending more money on their online campaigns.  Most importantly, they need to work together. Continue reading

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 for SEO, but there is one that we will discuss today. Continue reading

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 them.  I am not saying that you shouldn’t set out these goals and blog about them, that is the last thing that I would recommend.  I am just stating that I’m done with reading those posts, now I’m ready and excited to read the successful posts afterwards on how you are getting these things accomplished. Continue reading