One of the best things about WordPress is the ability to use plugins to add on new functions and features. I consider the plugins below to be some of the ultimate must haves for bloggers because of their abilities to increase the speed of your site, supply you with much needed information, allow visitors to […]
Responsive Website Development When considering web design, it is critical to keep up with new trends. Technology changes rapidly and unfortunately your website has to keep up. The biggest trend today is known as responsive web design. Responsive websites work on every screen no matter the size. Responsive sites are easy to read, navigate, resize, […]
Kindle Instant Previews (aka Look Inside) Kindle Instant Previews allows you to embed full samples of your books directly onto your blog or website. The preview is similar to the Look Inside feature that lets customers preview samples of both kindle and print books before making a purchase. Not only does it add functionality to […]
My customers are constantly asking me “How-To” do this, that and the other thing, so I finally decided to create a curated list of great WordPress how-to videos and tutorials. I’ll keep adding to the list as I find new or updated information.
Pinging is a way for websites to let search engines, feed aggregators, and social networks know that your website or blog has been updated. Be sure NOT to get banned!
Website visitors land on 404 pages because they’ve clicked on, or entered a broken link, or have tried to access a page that no longer exists on your website. If visitors are landing on 404 pages on YOUR site, you are likely loosing traffic. Here is a 404 page at its ugliest . . . […]
Do you love FREE? I sure do, and this WordPress plugin is one of the best bargains on the planet. If you want to sell your books, info products or other goods on your website, the Simple Paypal Shopping Cart Plugin will make the entire process fast and easy. I used to install Paypal buttons […]
If you want to monetize your author website by making it easy to sell your own books and/or by selling other Amazon books or products one of the easiest ways to do it is with a Word-Press plug-in. There are numerous Amazon Plug-ins to choose from. Some of them do “just one thing,” while others […]
The Monarch Social Media Plug-in is one of the most powerful and flexible social media sharing plug-ins available today. . I used to have to install three different plug-ins to do the same work Monarch does. With Monarch, you can easily pick and choose the functionality you want (floating sidebars, before or after post, […]
I build sites … dozens of sites–for myself and my clients. The themes I use the most are the Studio Press Themes. They are easy to use and the documentation takes you step-by-step through the setup process. Here is one site I built using the Lifestyle theme choice. […]