Miscellaneous

7 Quick Tips for Writing Great Headlines for Your WordPress Blog

Want more readers and more engagement on your WordPress blog? If so, I’d like to share a few headline tips which I’ve gathered from four years of consistent headline testing for myself and my clients.
#1: The Tabloid Headline
The next time you’re in the grocery store, look to your left at the rows of gossip magazines and tabloids. Study the headlines and you’ll start to notice common words, phrases and subjects which you can start using in your WordPress blog headlines.

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4 Apps for Mobile WordPress Publishing

Mobile browsing is becoming increasingly more important to internet users and businesses, and for those who want to reach more viewers, you not only need to make your sites responsive, but also have the ability to update and post on the fly.

The following five applications help you do just that – update your WordPress sites from mobile devices, specifically IOS (iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch) and Android (tablets and cell phones).

 
Mobile WordPress

Publish to WordPress blog from mobile

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What Will Google Trusted Stores Mean for WordPress Users?

Just a few months ago, Google launched a new program call “Google Trusted Stores.”

As a WordPress user selling products and services online and trying to gain rankings and traffic, you might assume this has nothing to do with the future of your business.

As long as you keep on creating great content, building back links and climbing up the search engine rankings you’re in good shape right?

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Perfect Post Box Formatting With Markdown Editors

The visual post editor is a no-nonsense WYSIWYG editor which helps you easily add text to create posts and pages in WordPress. But its ease of use also makes it easy to make mistakes, which can wreak havoc on your post formatting, and in some cases even break your blog.
How the Visual Post Editor Works
The WordPress visual post editor is designed to look and work like a familiar word processor. It takes the text and format items you type and turns that into HTML, which your browser (and every other browser) uses to display your content for the web.

WordPress Formatting with Markdown Editors

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3 Simple Steps for Selling Anything With Copywriting

Hello my fellow WordPress bloggers.

In this blog, I’ll be giving you three simple steps I’ve used for over ten years to sell products and services with copywriting. Whether you’re selling in print or on the internet, these three simple steps are all you need to hit a home run with your copywriting.
Step One: List All the Features of Your Product

Start out by simply making a list of all the features of your product.

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5 Ways to Get More Subscribers to Your WordPress Blog

Yep, you’ve heard it before, “The money is in the list.” If you want to create an income with your WordPress site or as a blogger or WordPress developer, you need a solid list of loyal subscribers.

But if you’ve got only a handful of subscribers on your WordPress blog and none of them are commenting on your posts, this can be pretty discouraging. So I’m going to share five things that WILL increase your subscriber count and make your subscriber list more responsive starting today…
#1: Just Get the Email

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Limit Access To The WordPress Login Screen To Specific IP Addresses

If you are concerned about someone trying to crack your WordPress login ID and password, then you definitely want to create a strong login ID and password. But, even with that, crackers will still try brute force attacks, dictionary attacks, and many other methods to try to crack the door on your WordPress website.

What Can You Do?
You can install a simple plugin such as Limit Login Attempts to lock them out after a defined number of failed attempts. And that works quite effectively – I use it for my clients.
Can More Be Done On The Login Side

WordPress Limited Access

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7 WordPress Blogging Tips for “Blogging Like You Talk”

Want some great blogging advice for making your WordPress site more conversational and engaging?

“Write like you talk.”

That’s probably the best piece of blogging advice you can get.

The problem is I just told you what to do, but not how to do it.

But it seems easy enough right? Just start writing and say things like you would if you were talking out loud. If only it worked out that way. Years of following rigid academic rules about writing have suffocated our ability to write good conversational blogs.

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Does SEO Really Have Only 2 More Years to Live?

“Google is in the process of making the SEO industry obsolete, SEO will be dead in 2 years.”

– Adam Torkildson, (quoted from a recent article in Forbes Magazine)

I’ll probably never tire of writing these blogs on how to optimize your WordPress site. However, this time, instead of telling you where I believe things are headed, I’d like to bring you some news about what a recent article in Forbes Magazine said about the future of SEO.

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Check Your WordPress Version Without Logging In To Your Admin Section

One of the easiest and most noted steps to securing your WordPress website is to keep the WordPress core updated to the latest version. But, whether you manage just a few WordPress websites or many, it can quickly become a daunting task to login to your Admin section and verify that you are running the latest version.

Isn’t there an easier way?

Why certainly!

If you use Chrome as your browser, there’s a very simple way to verify that information
Install the Chrome Meta Generator Version Check.

WordPress Version Spy

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