When trying to draw visitors to a blog or website, the best advice you can can get is to spend your time making sure that your content is great: finding interesting and unique topics, researching them thoroughly, writing out your ideas intelligently and clearly, and then editing them carefully.
Update: To clarify for future generations, this post is in regard to Salutation Theme versions up to 1.5. We’ll update again when/if this issue is resolved by the theme developers.
Update #2: As of Salutation 2.0 this theme is remarkably more compatible with custom post types and WPMU DEV plugins. We’re stoked to see the developers respond for the betterment of all customers. The article and instructions below are no longer relevant and we’re seeing folks have positive results with this theme. Thanks.
If you know how to do a simple WordPress installation and you’re not afraid to do some work to get started, I’m about to share with you one of the easiest ways to create multiple income streams online.
This is already being used by a lot of WordPress bloggers who are replacing part time incomes or even full time incomes by following a few simple steps:
Creating a WordPress site that gets a lot of traffic
Selling ad space on that site using Google adsense or by simply charging people to advertise on their site.
It really should.
Do you recommend your clients create their own, but they say they don’t want to?
All of your and your clients’ sites should have these legal documents publicly posted for several reasons:
Required if you create a Facebook App (e.g. to integrate your site with Facebook)
Establishes credibility with visitors, even if they don’t click on or read them
Protects you and your business
The WHMCS provisioning plugin makes it easy to integrate WordPress with the WHMCS billing software, a program which lets you use your website to sell hosting packages, domains, and other virtual products and services.
And if you’re a fanatic about email marketing, chances are your preferred list manager is Aweber; one of the most feature-packed systems available for maintaining contact with your customers and list subscribers.
Separately, these two programs feature some of the best integrations on the web, but developers have yet to add a custom solution to integrate the two programs themselves.
If you’re a WordPress enthusiast who wants to outsource your traffic generation and conversions, you need an army of motivated affiliates working on your behalf. This is how most of the big earners in the online world connect with new customers and earn those ridiculous profits which the rest of us secretly hate them for.
A few weeks ago Matt Mullenweg put out a call on his blog for the Coolest WP Site You’ve Seen, in order to collect some sites for his 2012 State of the Word Presentation. Readers left dozens of comments listing the most impressive WordPress sites they had come across. I couldn’t help but check them all out and wanted to share with our readers the most dazzling sites among those listed. Grab a cup of coffee (or tea) and prepare to be inspired by all that’s possible with WordPress!
No 10: British Prime Minister’s Office
Word of mouth is one of the most powerful forces on the planet. Displaying customer or client testimonials on your website can lend credibility to your brand and help to establish your online reputation. Testimonials Pro is a beautiful new WordPress plugin that lets you share what your clients have said using a widget or shortcode.
Configuring testimonials is very easy to do within the plugin’s dashboard settings panel:
Some very exciting news was announced in the BuddyPress community this week. The very first BuddyCamp will be happening soon! BuddyCamp Vancouver will take place on Sunday, October 14th and Monday, October 15th.
This event will be very much like a WordCamp except completely focused on BuddyPress. Sunday morning will include plenary sessions with talks from members of the BuddyPress core team. Tracks will be available for both beginners and developers in the afternoon. Monday is set aside to be a BuddyPress Hack Day.
Employers increasingly consider “WordPress” its own skill set in today’s job market. It’s no longer enough to simply say “I know WordPress.” How do you prepare for WordPress-heavy job interviews? Learn some key bases to cover for the four main types of WordPress positions.
Four Types of WordPress Jobs
What kind of WordPress job are you looking for? I’ll divide this article into the 4 types I see the most.
1. Writing / Editing / Managing a WordPress site
These jobs use WordPress tools to create and manage website content.
2. Theme Development