WordPress for Small Business

I publish new articles each week on using WordPress to manage your small business website.

Check back to this page often to read the latest and greatest developments on WordPress powered websites and WordPress search engine optimization (SEO)!

Merry Christmas from Expand2Web!

December 23, 2013
Merry Christmas from Expand2Web

I just wanted to wish everyone a very Merry Christmas and Happy New year from Expand2Web. Thomas and I truly appreciate our readers and customers and really enjoy meeting and getting to know you. If you haven’t already dropped us an email or commented and introduced yourself, please do – we’d love to meet you. […]

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Using Spundge To Build A WordPress Blogging Workflow

August 26, 2013

If you’re a prolific blogger you’ll know that the process of research, writing, and publishing can be very time consuming. First you have to find a relevant topic, then there are a huge amount of research resources to trawl through, compile, condense, and read, and that’s before you get down to the nitty-gritty of actually […]

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Small Business Week Giveaway

May 21, 2012

In honor of National Small Business Week I have partnered with my friends Eileen Lonergan, WordPress website designer and Divas Mobile Solutions to bring you the opportunity to win a Small Business Digital Package! I will send you a free copy of the SmallBiz Theme for WordPress, a proven winner with search engine optimization, which […]

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5 Key Linkbuilding Tactics in 2012

May 14, 2012

As the Web develops, so does the complexity of the major search engines and the algorithms they apply to determine essential content in cyberspace. Relevant is the key word here, which means valuable to the searcher and the most likely to match exactly what that person is looking for. Going into 2012, search engines such […]

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Does Your Business Need A Blog?

April 5, 2012

A lot of small business owners are asking themselves the same question – should I have a blog for my business? My answer is an emphatic YES – you absolutely need a blog. Here’s why: Having a static website for your business just isn’t enough if you want to rank well in the search results […]

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When Kiteboarding and Websites Collide!

February 28, 2012

Ok, I must confess I’ve always wanted to live in Australia. Ever since my wife and I visited there for our best vacation ever, I’ve wanted to return. So I was pretty excited when Andrew Bamford from Cairns Australia joined as an Expand2Web Member and promptly set up a super cool new website for his […]

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WordPress 3.3 Is Here – What’s New?

December 14, 2011

WordPress 3.3 was just released. What’s inside? Some nice improvements – watch my video for a quick tour. I’ll show you around the new interface changes, and some of the new features as well. Quick list of new features in WordPress 3.3 for users Here’s a short list of the new features in WordPress 3.3. […]

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What is CSS – A Designer’s Introduction to WordPress and Cascading Style Sheets

October 12, 2011

CSS, short for Cascading Style Sheets, allows you to store style presentation information separate from your HTML structure on your WordPress site. CSS was introduced to replace tables as means to layout a website. The CSS file controls the fonts, colors, margins, lines, height, width, background images, advanced positions and many other elements of your […]

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What’s Next for WordPress?

September 1, 2011
WordCamp SF 2011

WordPress is on fire. Latest stats show that almost 15% of the sites on the Internet are powered by WordPress. And out of every 100 new domains registered, 22 of them are for WordPress websites, which indicates continued growth. After attending WordCamp in San Francisco a week and a half ago, I was planning to […]

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How to Blow Up Your Blog With Microsoft Word

August 4, 2011

So you’re settled in for the evening at your favorite spot on the couch with your laptop, finally ready to write that awesome blog post that’s been percolating in your mind for the past week while you watch your favorite show. You fire up Microsoft Word and start writing. Wait – Don’t Do It! Why? Because […]

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