Videos and Screencasts

Videos and screencasts about WordPress websites and small business marketing topics like local search optimization (SEO)

An Introduction to the New Facebook Page Changes and iFrames

April 26, 2011
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Recently Facebook made some pretty significant changes to the way Facebook Pages work. They changed the appearance of the pages and where the page tabs live, and they also changed the way that you create custom page tabs. A New Approach for Facebook Page Tabs – iFrame Previously, to create a Page Tab with custom […]

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Backup and Restore Your Website with BlueHost

April 4, 2011
BlueHost Site Backup & Restore

Those of you who follow my blog know I recommend BlueHost for simple and easy WordPress hosting. WordPress installs and updates are a breeze, you get great U.S. based tech support, and the price is right. Not to mention you can install up to 100 WordPress sites on a single account! And here’s another great […]

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How to Move WordPress to another directory or folder

March 3, 2011
Moving Wordpress

If you installed WordPress in a sub-folder or sub-directory under your domain, and want to move it to the root of the domain, there are a few things you need to be aware of. For example, what if you installed WordPress in: http://www.yourdomain.com/wordpress/ but you want to move it to to top level of the […]

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How to Create WordPress Child Themes (Video)

November 17, 2010
WordPress child theme tutorial

Child themes are the best way to customize an existing WordPress Theme. They allow you to inherit the functionality of another theme, and extend it without modifying the original theme files. WordPress Child Theme Tutorial Video Using a child theme to customize and extend your WordPress Theme gives you several benefits: Inherit functionality from an […]

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Six New Layouts in the SmallBiz WordPress Theme!

October 30, 2010
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We’ve been busy adding tons of new enhancements to the SmallBiz WordPress Theme! Here’s one that I’m very excited to show you – the theme now has SIX layouts to choose from out of the box. You can select the layouts from the custom Options Panel, and quickly create new and different websites. Check them […]

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Local Search Toolkit Interview with Mike Belasco and Mary Bowling from SEOverflow

September 24, 2010
Mike Belasco from SEOverflow

New Local SEO Tool for Competitive Analysis – LocalSearchToolkit Check out this new tool to help you with your Local SEO process. This week my guests are Mike Belasco and Mary Bowling from SEOverflow. They have created a tool that saves you a ton of time in the Local SEO process. The first step when […]

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Easy Facebook Page Traffic Tip

September 1, 2010
Facebook Pages

Here’s a quick and easy way to get some more traffic to your blog from your Facebook Page. When you set up your Facebook page, you can add links that are shared on your “Info” tab. That’s great, but not everyone looks at the info tab. In this video I’ll show you how to add […]

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Get More Traffic from Your Youtube Videos

August 28, 2010
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In this video I share an easy tip that will bring you lots of traffic from your YouTube videos. I’ve been doing this for a while now and started seeing a big increase in the referral traffic that I get from YouTube to my blog right away. You do have a YouTube Channel don’t you? […]

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WordPress 3.0 – Custom Navigation Menus Video

August 6, 2010

One of the coolest new features in WordPress 3.0 is the custom navigation menus built into the WordPress core. Here’s a video that shows you how to use them to customize your navigation. The new Menus section under Appearance allows you to create custom menus, and do all kinds of neat customization: Omit pages from […]

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Local Search Interview with Randy Hew

July 20, 2010
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Randy has been working with me and Thomas on Expand2Web for about a year now. He’s driving a lot of our business development and SEO efforts. One of the first things he did when we started working together was to take his wife’s business, North Valley Optometry and put it on the map – literally. […]

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