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Overview of Editorial Calendar Plugin for WordPress

See your posts in a calendar format. Easy scheduling of posts in this free plugin. This is one of my favorite plugins! Any time I have an idea for a blog post, I open the calendar and create a draft with some notes. This takes the work and stress out of deciding what to write […]

Read Post / January 8, 2015

People Are Talking About You: How To Get Great Testimonials

Other people are talking about you… No, I’m not talking about gossip (I’m not a fan of that). But your professional career has a lot to do with your reputation and what others say about you. You can use this to your advantage… In his book Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion, Robert Cialdini talks about […]

Read Post / January 7, 2015

Intro To Akismet Plugin For WordPress

This is a free Anti-SPAM plugin. Avoid SPAM comments from being posted on your blog. Don’t go without some form of protection from spam. It’s not just big sites that are targeted, it’s all sites. So protect yourself! The plugin will not work unless you do the free registration and insert your API key, so […]

Read Post / January 6, 2015

What A Hockey Game Can Teach You About Marketing

I went to my first major league professional sporting event! I saw the LA Kings play at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. What does have sports have to do with anything? Isn’t this blog about web marketing? Well yes, but business lessons can show up in unexpected places… Anything can be your teacher if […]

Read Post / January 5, 2015

How To Install Google Analytics by Yoast WordPress Plugin

This is one of the essential plugins that I install on every new website! Follow the steps here to get it up and running on your site. Make sure you have already set up your site in Google Analytics. Click here to download the plugin from

Read Post / January 1, 2015

How To Upload A Video To YouTube

How To Upload A Video To YouTube This will show you how to get your video from your computer to the web, using the world’s most popular video platform.

Read Post / December 30, 2014

How To Set Goals & Actually Accomplish Them

Every January 1st there are millions of New Years resolutions being made… “This year I’m gonna eat better.” “I’m finally gonna get out of debt!” “Time to quit my job and start that business.” And by January 9th, most of them have been neglected. It’s not that these goals were bad, or poorly thought out… […]

Read Post / December 29, 2014

How To Add A Custom Thumbnail Image To Your YouTube Video

youtube-how-to-set-custom-thumbnail Here’s how you can set a default image for the video to show before someone clicks play. A good thumbnail image is essential, since it often is responsible for someone deciding whether or not to watch your video. Just do a quick search on YouTube for something and take a look at the thumbnails. […]

Read Post / December 23, 2014