As a WordPress developer, I love to geek out when building client sites. Finding excuses to use shortcodes, leveraging page templates & custom fields to standardize design and imagining better data structure with custom post types are part of my daily joys.
My clients however couldn’t care less. In fact, most of them don’t even understand what I did to create the customized admin interface that they assume to be “standard WordPress” anyway. All they want is something that works well and is easy to use.
That’s good news for WordPress, which a great CMS solution: all about making things work, keeping content organized and providing edit tools that are intuitive. Read More
Many small business owners across the United States are stretched thin as far as overhead costs are concerned. Indeed, many folks simply don’t have the means to expand their operation in a manner they would ideally like.
Perhaps they don’t have the resources to mount an aggressive marketing campaign geared towards maximizing exposure, gaining more leads and increasing ROI. But to not have an online marketing presence in this day and age can be particularly detrimental to the livelihood of any small business. And the cornerstone of any good online strategy is blogging. Read More
Blogging is exciting, especially if you’re covering topics that you truly are interested in – and if you are new to it. After a while, though, even if you may have an inherent passion about the topics you write about, you will find that dry periods occur more than you want. After all, how many ways can you spin a topic? How many angles can you approach a niche from?
One thing you have to realize is this: blogging involves some effort.
You may have regular bursts of inspiration and productivity, but if you’re in it for the long haul, you will have to consciously work on things.
If you’re in a rut – or something of that sort – you might want to take steps to supercharge your blogging this year. Here are three really simple ways you can do this. Read More
Your blog may be the most articulate, witty site in the blogosphere, but without photos, it’s simply not goint to get the traffic it deserves. These days, a distinctive voice and interesting point of view aren’t enough to gain new readers. Being strategic about your use of visuals, such as photographs or infographics, will set your blog apart. With Pinterest demonstrating a whopping 1,047 percent growth in 2012, according to Nielson’s Social Media Report, including engaging photos is more important than ever. Not only do they encourage pins and repins on Pinterest, but great photos add visual appeal that keeps readers interested. Read More
Thousands of professionals use blogging to drive traffic to their Web sites and develop their business network. While blogging is generally easy and there is really no potential downside, doing it well enough to successfully promote your image and business is much harder to do.
You should keep a few key points in mind when considering what to discuss with your readers and how to go about doing so in the most effective way. Read More
Good morning! I hope you are being kept busy with a lot of new jobs this January.
Here are some more to look at from the job board highlights.
A company is in search of an Internet-savvy individual to provide high-quality web content. MUST be able to write accurate legal content (personal injury, divorce law, court reporting, etc), as well as other industry-specific articles (healthcare, auto, music, TAX SERVICES ESPECIALLY, etc.).
QWERTY. Mean anything to you? Chances are pretty high that the answer is yes if you are reading this since QWERTY has become the standard arrangement of keys to facilitate fast, accurate typing since the very first typewriters went into production.
Back then issues such as key jamming were rife and there was evidence that placing frequently used letters further apart from each other, actually increased typing speed. Keys were also angled diagonally to minimise issues with the mechanical linkages of the machine. Read More
In today’s society, most people don’t think twice about posting all the details of their lives to social media accounts. It’s a way to stay connected with friends and family and a way to establishing ties with new people. Usually, it’s harmless enough. However, some don’t seem to understand that a little bit of discretion is a good thing. In some cases, social media posts can lead to more than an embarrassing moment or a total loss of dignity. According to the bail bond agents at Around the Clock Bail Bonds, there is a noticeable increase in defendants being charged due to comments or postings on their own social media accounts. These criminals don’t appear to have any boundaries when it comes to social media. Read More
When you think of business mobile phones, you no doubt think of keeping in touch and calls – but with most phones now offering a multitude of apps and Internet access, and the need for businesses to use social media, there is far more to business phones than you might realise. Read More