Search engine optimization
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.
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.
To make sure your WordPress site is being tracked by Google Account, you'll need to first set up a Google Account, then Google Account and I like the Google Analyticator plugin.
Sexy photo catch your eye? It brought you to this post on this site. That would be "traffic." Going to sign up for a sensuous photo shoot with Lolo's Boudoir? That would be "conversion."
Overview of the dashboard stats and then deeper statistics provided by the wordpress.com 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.