Search engine optimization

Jetpack Publicize

Until Jetpack came out with their Publicize module, getting your posts connected to your social media took a few plugins, a bit of hacking, and or a chunk of patience. With Jetpack's new Publicize, it's a snap.

Do I need to buy all variations of a domain name?

If you find the perfect dot-com URL for your new projects or business, do you have to buy the dot-org, dot-net and dot-whatever? What about spelling variations? Before you plunk down hundreds of dollars, check out the pros and cons.

Exact Match Domains

Should you buy the domain "" or ""? If you're just going for Google rankings, the latter might be better.

GD Press Tools

GD Press Tools Pro is a powerful plugin that can protect, back up, and optimize your site--all from within one plugin.

Should I Blog?

When setting up websites for new businesses, I get this question extremely often. But a bigger, scarier question is: does it matter?

Social Media Strategy for Writers

Here's an excellent To Do List for writers to help promote your books, your writing, and your platform, put together by social media guru Chris Brogan.

WordPress Tutorial (2.8.4) Statistics and Keywords

Overview of the dashboard stats and then deeper statistics provided by the stats plugin. Quickly go over the different areas of the stats (Referrers, Top Posts & Pages, Search Engine Terms, Clicks, and Incoming Links) and then a bit of analysis of the keywords. Finally, a very brief example of how to put those keywords to use in a particular post using the All-in-One SEO plugin.

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