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.

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]

Crossword Puzzles and Domain Hacking

I’d like to think I’m pretty good at thinking outside of the box, but I’m a horrible speller so when I find a dictionary made to help you solve crossword puzzles, a big light bulb over my head turns on and I think about domain hacking.

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.

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]

Malcom Gladwell, Mavens, Connectors, and Digg

So I’m finishing up Malcom Gladwell’s Tipping Point before my trip to Pubcon next week where’s he’s the keynote speaker. Now if you are serious about real marketing (not the push button kind) this book is required reading, you really get an understanding about how viral marketing works. Which leads me to one of the biggest viral marketing tools that … [Continue reading Malcom Gladwell, Mavens, Connectors, and Digg]

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 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.

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.

The Art of Title Bait

So now that everybody is talking about linkbait. I think it’s important to consider one of the important qualities of good linkbait, otherwise known as Title Bait.

Going Viral to Build Defensible Traffic

Late last year Darren Rowse on Problogger had a post about How to Build a ‘Digg Culture’ on your Blog. The post discuses how going viral can increase your reader/subscribers over time which build in long term defensible traffic. The graphs he used were hypothetical but accurate. Last week I created the situation so thought I’d show you some real … [Continue reading Going Viral to Build Defensible Traffic]

Gmail Is it Big Enough

So I’ve been living in a brand new Gmail account for almost a month now, and I’ve grown used to it but I, see a problem on the horizon I’m going to run out of space.

SEO Plugins for WordPress

This post is old and outdated, for a new version please visit SEO Plugins for WordPress Part II In the past few months I’ve gotten quite a few requests from people asking what plugins I use here and on other sites, and which ones I reccomend, so here’s my list with annotations.

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]