Howdy Campers: WordCamp Denver 2012 was this past weekend and I had the opportunity of doing a presentation called A Beginner’s Guide to WordPress for Non-coders. We had a lot of fun at the event and there were a bunch of great presentations. If you didn’t make it, you can go over to WordCamp Denver’s […]
How The Web is Changing: Websites/Blogs
Notice anything different about the Internet, lately? I am not sure if you have been watching the changes the web has been going through. Fortunately, most of them are very interesting, bringing an exciting evolution with new and better options for building your business online. The challenge is staying on top of all of the […]
Do Keywords Matter?
Recently, I received an email with the following question about whether keywords mattered. With her permission, I am posting A’ra’s question about the Value of Keywords, along with my response. Hope it helps you, as well. Here’s A’ra’s question: “Are keywords still useful? What is the latest on website optimization. Talked with someone lately who […]
Is it time to switch from WordPress.com to WordPress.ORG?
Finally, WordPress.com makes it easier to switch over to a version of WordPress.ORG (self hosted version, that means it sits on your own hosting plan, instead of on their server, which gives you A LOT more freedom). This used to be a chore to do, but WordPress.com has made it much easier with a new […]
Getting Started: Walking the Talk
Recently, it became clear to me that I was not walking the talk. That as a marketer, I was using excuses like: “I spend my days marketing others” and “I am very fortunate that I get so many referrals, so I don’t need to be marketing myself.” But then, it occurred to me I couldn’t […]
Can Every Biz Benefit from a blog?
Editor’s Note: The video of the Blogging for Biz panel is now available at WordPress.TV – it is also added to the end of this post. I had a great time at WordCamp Boulder. Beth J. Hayden – of BloggingWithBeth.com – and Jim Turner – of OneByOneMedia.com – shared the Blogging for Business Panel with […]
University of Colorado partners with UniqueThink
University of Colorado at Boulder’s Marketing and Creative Services department has partnered with Bethany Siegler of UniqueThink, to offer her WordPress: Managing Content training to select clients. The department will continue its focus on communications planning, web site design, development and usability, while utilizing Bethany’s experience for training clients to maintain content on their sites […]
Free Workshop: WordPress Websites: How to get a cost-effective, easy to maintain website
Update 10/28/099: This class has been rescheduled, due to snow. It is now being held on Wed, November 4th. Same time, same place. I am doing a Free Workshop (lecture style) on Why to Use WordPress.ORG to build your complete website. WORDPRESS WEBSITES: How to get a cost-effective, easy to maintain website NEW DATE: Wednesday, […]
Getting Started With WordPress Workshops
Learn how, and why, to use WordPress for your complete web solution. Set up and create sites (as well as blogs) using WordPress.org: Getting Started with WordPress – For Content Creators Date(s): Monday, July 06, 2009 | 6pm – 9pm For description and more info, click here Getting Started with WordPress – Web Developers Date(s): […]
New Option for Hosting Video to Your Blog
One of my clients who does a lot with videos, Freddy at Atomic Tango, shared this info with me and I had to share it with all of you. As you’ll see from the video below, WordPress.com is getting into the video hosting business. What does that mean? Well, if it means what I believe […]