How to Choose Keywords for Your Blog

How to choose keywords for your blog? If you’ve ever seen me at a conference, giving a presentation, or ranting on any of the social media  hangouts, chances are good that you’ve heard me pick on bloggers for not choosing their keywords properly when writing their posts. In this article, I’ll explain what I see as the real problem, why … [Continue reading How to Choose Keywords for Your Blog]

How to Create Google Author Profiles for Thesis on WordPress

Having a verified author profile picture appear next to your articles that show up in search results is a new feature Google recently added. In this post, I’m going to show you how to add the functionality to your thesis theme in WordPress.

How to Use a How to Article

If you work on any aspect of SEO, Internet marketing, PPC, or social media, chances are good that you’ve come across a lot of tutorials or how to articles. Some of them are really good, and you want to use them in the future. But unless you have an organized, disciplined way of keeping track of the information and making … [Continue reading How to Use a How to Article]

How to Tweet From Your Archives Without Pissing People Off

The following is part of a series on automation. In this post, we will look at using the tweet old posts plugin. To be honest, this is an extremely effective tool for automating your Twitter stream; that said, it is also one of the most controversial.

How to Be a Good Content Curator

Being a good content curator or curating good content is one of the latest social media buzz terms to emerge this year. While I loathe actually using the term, the concept is good, and I think it’s something everyone can use to add value to their blogging, social media, or outbound marketing strategy.

Use Hazel and Dropbox and Never Lose Another Presentation

Anyone who travels and speaks at conferences on a regular basis has, at one point or another, forgotten or lost a presentation. If you use a Mac and Dropbox, I’m going to show you how to prevent that from happening.

Raven SEO Tools – How to Use the Event Manager

The following post is part of a series on Raven SEO tools. In this post, we’re going to look at the event manager.

Raven SEO Tools Review: Social Media

Raven SEO Toolset in a powerful tool in any SEO’s toolbox. In the first part of this Raven SEO Tools series, we looked at Using Raven SEO Tools to Manage and Track Your Keywords. In this post we’re going to be looking at using Raven to manage your social media profiles.

Raven SEO Tools Review – Getting Started With Keywords

I’ve been spending some quality time with Raven Tools, and I thought I’d turn it into a tutorial series to help you get more out of using the tools as well. To read all the posts visit my Raven SEO Tools Page.

How to Completely Backup Your WordPress Website

Since we’re at the beginning of the year, it’s a good time to remind everyone about backups. Whether you are running one blog or several blogs, backups are important. The best backup solutions are those that backup all of your files, back them up regularly, and work automatically. In this post I’ll show you how I do it.

SEO Power Suite 7 Day Enterprise Trial

SEO Power Suite is a series of tools I have been using for years. I have reviewed the individual products such as SEO SpyGlass and Rank Tracker. They are now offering an exclusive 7 day trial of all the enterprise software. This is something that’s never been offered anywhere before on the web. The registration information below will work from … [Continue reading SEO Power Suite 7 Day Enterprise Trial]

Use Your iPad For Your Next Presentation And Make Life Easier

As I continue to be amazed at the way people are making use of their iPad, it occurred to me that the potential far outweighs the limitations.  For example, let’s say you have a presentation or speaking engagement coming up at one of the search conferences.  You now have a choice: bring your heavy laptop or bring your lightweight and … [Continue reading Use Your iPad For Your Next Presentation And Make Life Easier]

The Webmaster, Programmer, Developer and Blogger’s Guide to Getting Things Done on an iPad

When I got my iPad, some of the things I wanted to know were how much could I actually get done on an iPad and in what situations could it replace my laptop. Here are the programs and apps that I use to help me get things done.

How to FTP Files From Email Using an iPad

When the iPad was announced in January, it was the very first time Apple created something that I immediately wanted. I’ve never been an Apple fanboy, I don’t work on Macs for either my primary workstations or laptop – I use them for testing and ensuring compatibility only. But the iPad was different. I immediately saw it’s purpose as consumption … [Continue reading How to FTP Files From Email Using an iPad]

How to FTP Upload Image Files From an iPad

I recently became the new owner of an iPad 3G and, despite my initial skepticism when the device was first announced, I actually really like it. Truth be told, I actually like it more than my Asus Netbook. That said, if it can’t help me actually get work done, then it really is a toy. So I brought it along … [Continue reading How to FTP Upload Image Files From an iPad]

Two New Plugins Worth Checking Out from Linkshare and EzineArticles

As I mentioned before, I’m a big fan of plugins. They help me manage and run WordPress more efficiently and GTD. I’ve got a list of SEO Plugins for WordPress, which is on living URL (hmm… 2008. Guess I need to update that…). Last week, I came across two new plugins that are different. I think they really help WordPress take … [Continue reading Two New Plugins Worth Checking Out from Linkshare and EzineArticles]

How I Create and Manage A WordPress Website

While I do have some issues with WordPress, it is one of my favorite CMS tools, because it’s easy to use, manage, and customize. In this post I’m going to give you a bit of insight into how I manage a WordPress website.

Upgrade Your Hosting and Save Some Cash with TigerTech

If you’re like most people at the beginning of each year, you’ll review your business, look at where you are spending money, and look for things to cut or ways to save a few bucks. That’s why I’m going to bring up something we all have to deal with: web hosting. In all the time I’ve been building websites, I’ve probably tried … [Continue reading Upgrade Your Hosting and Save Some Cash with TigerTech]

How to Make Your Address Book More Useful with Facebook

While there are a lot of advantages to having a large social graph (aka friending everyone and their bots), there are also advantages to having a more tightly managed social graph. If you keep your address book/contact list filled with people you talk with on a regular basis, you can use facebook to help fill in your missing data.

How to Use Evernote to Create the Ultimate Post Conference Reference Guide

Now that Pubcon is over I’m going to let you in on a tool that helps me keep track of, organize, find, and use the information I get from conferences, trade shows, and seminars:  Evernote.