Using WordPress Tutorial Series

One of the many reasons to use WordPress for your website is because it makes it easy to update your site and publish fresh new content.

This page contains articles from my Using WordPress tutorial series. This series covers topics for beginners showing visual examples of how to use WordPress to manage and update the content on your website.

Quality Content Helps Keep Your Website Safe From Google Updates

November 26, 2012

This is Part 1 of a series about keeping your website safe from the infamous Google updates while also serving your customers. Online business owners cringe when they hear about a new Google update. Always one for secrecy, Google gives out very few clues about whose sites will be penalized and why. Some website owners […]

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Ultimate Guides – Why They Work To Improve Traffic and Rankings

November 19, 2012

It seems like just about everyone in the content marketing and SEO realm is constantly looking for the “magic bullet” to SERPs mastery, and very few end up finding it. That’s because there really is no such magic bullet. Anyone that tells you otherwise is trying to sell you a load of something best suited […]

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Survey Reports Small Businesses with Poor Websites May Lose Customers

October 3, 2012

1&1 Internet Inc. recently released the results of its 2011 Virtual Main Street Audit — their survey on the relationship between consumer satisfaction and small business websites. Small business owners should take note of its key findings. This study of more than 2,000 U.S. adults revealed that 35 percent of U.S. consumers have totally disengaged […]

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The Best 5 WordPress Design Tips

July 18, 2012

WordPress is a highly popular platform that many businesses are using to quickly and easily design their websites. The platform allows you to easily organize and add your content, get more return users and offers a number of other benefits. Regardless of how you implement your design, here are a few tips that will help […]

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How To Set Up Facebook’s New WordPress Plugin (Video Tutorial)

June 15, 2012

Facebook just released a WordPress plugin this week that makes it super easy to integrate your WordPress blog with Facebook Pages and Timelines. It’s called the Facebook for WordPress and is available in the WordPress plugins directory. Watch the Video I made a video that shows how to set up and configure the plugin, and […]

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Top 5 Reasons People Bounce from Your WordPress Site

June 14, 2012

So what really makes people leave your site? Alluring potential visitors to your website is hard enough by on its own. Capturing their interest and retaining them once they get to your site is even more difficult. It’s vital to the success of your blog or business to design your website so that user frustration […]

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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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Part 4 – Building The Most User Friendly Local Directory Sites

December 12, 2011

Welcome to the fourth post of a seven part series on building websites that target local keywords and create revenue generating opportunity for part-time web entrepreneurs. So far I have discussed in detail how to identify a niche and setup a business plan to capture local search traffic with the intent to create value and […]

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What are Theme Frameworks?

November 16, 2011

Think of the theme framework of your website as a freshman dormitory. Simple, basic, has exactly what you need, nothing more. You can decorate, hang posters and rearrange what is inside for style and flair, but the core structure of the room will remain unchanged, just like the theme framework of your WordPress website. A […]

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Is Your Company’s E-mail Marketing Campaign on Target?

November 14, 2011

If your company’s e-mail marketing efforts have had some trouble gaining traction, there is no better time than the present to take some time and review what you’re doing. The simple fact is e-mail marketing can open up countless doors for your small business. Before opening those doors, however, it is important that your company […]

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