Tricks and Treats to Scare up Engagement for Your Halloween Social Media

Halloween is huge and has become an adult party holiday with costume contests, haunted houses and millions being spent every year on even more elaborate decorations and costumes, so how can your business get in the conversation? Here are 6 ideas so scary, they just might work. 1) Host a Halloween event with a social […]

Top 12 Reasons Your Website Needs to be Responsive to grow Your Business

Have you been outside lately? You know how you are seeing more people using tablets and smartphones? Well, it’s not a trend as much as the norm any more. Walking around, we are plugged in to our mobile device. At some restaurants, the waiter or waitress takes our order. Mobile is ubiquitous. So why, why, […]

A Beginner’s Guide to Google AdSense

Sure, affiliate marketing is an excellent way to monetize a web site or blog. It has the amazing benefit of not requiring stock, and in many cases it’s a set and forget strategy. Often though, many affiliates, including myself, will also run Google AdSense on their web sites. Adsense is a nice alternative, or complimentary […]

Blog Like You Mean It – Top 10 Ways to Write Attention-Getting Headlines & Content

Many online entrepreneurs typically blog about their niche. They write about the industry, trends affecting their audience, make new announcements and generally, provide informative content for their web site visitors. Having a blog elevates the user experience, showing your audience that you have something to offer them beyond what you’re selling. You have advice, opinions […]

How to Add a Contact Form to WordPress

It’s important to provide options for people to contact you from your web site. Using a plain email on the page is prone to spam. Using a contact form is a better choice. So let’s do that. This morning I had a request from a client to setup a contact form on his WordPress site. […]

A Beginner’s Guide to WordPress Terminology

If you are just beginning to use WordPress for your content publishing needs, you might be overwhelmed by all the terminology in various tutorials and forums. This article will provide brief explanations of some of the most commonly used terms, helping you get off to a good start. AJAX AJAX is a set of development […]

What Can Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer Teach You About Your Online Business? Plenty

The holidays are upon us and while we have to maintain our online business presence during the festivities, it’s OK to take breaks. Specifically, who can resist (whether we have children or not) watching fun holiday movies? In fact, many of their themes can actually be applied by us, giving us insights and success lessons […]

How to Link Your WordPress Site to Facebook

This is a follow up article for the how do I create a successful blog series that we have been publishing on this site to help users get started and create a successful blog. Many WordPress bloggers like to be the original sharer of their newly posted content. They may share it to Facebook or […]

How to Install Google Analytics Tracking into a WordPress Web Site

This is a follow up article for the how do I start a successful blog series that we have been publishing on this site to help users get started and create a successful blog. Google Analytics (GA) is the de facto standard for tracking the statistics for properties on the web. It is free to […]