Four SEO Tips for WordPress Websites
DECEMBER 7, 2012
WordPress is the world’s most popular content management system. If you work with WordPress, or you’re considering building a website on the platform, you will have probably wondered about SEO and whether there is anything specific you can do to optimize your site. The answer is that there are a number of SEO techniques you can use that are especially effective for WordPress sites. 1.
9 of the Best Free Social Media Analytics Tools
FEBRUARY 21, 2015
ocial media analytics tools can help you make sense of how well your social media marketing efforts are paying off and identify areas that need improvement. These 9 free social media analytics tools are some of the best out there. You can dig into your Twitter analytics to learn who your followers are, where they’re located, and when they tweet.
18 WordPress Social Media Plugins to Live By
MAY 23, 2016
Whether you’re trying to grow your social media following, get more engagement or make your website more dynamic, there are plenty of WordPress social media plugins to help along the way. In order to save you the hassle of spending hours searching for the best plugins, we’ve compiled a list of 18 WordPress social media plugins that you should try out. Google for WordPress.
9 Must-Have WordPress Plugins
OCTOBER 18, 2010
WordPress is the standard content management system for millions of websites, because there’s no web development platform that’s as user-friendly, valuable, and adaptable. If you haven’t heard of WordPress before, learn about how WordPress can make your website more manageable. Here’s a list of 9 must-have WordPress plugins. 1. Google Analyticator.
WordPress Tips for Creating the Perfect Bio Page
JULY 18, 2012
Making the perfect bio page in WordPress is very important if you are looking to make conversions. Whilst being a simple idea, it’s not easy to implement in the standard WordPress editor, and a couple of plugins I highly recommend are great for making the job quick and easy. It has also been proven that those without a bio page often make fewer sales. Rich Text HTML Plugins.
5 Free Alternatives To Google Analytics
Small Business Mavericks
NOVEMBER 26, 2013
I’m not suggesting you should give up on Google Analytics, especially now that they are in the process of rolling out Universal Analytics , but if you do decide to look around for other analytics services, here are five free alternatives to Google Analytics you might consider. Clicky – Clicky is one of the more popular Google Analytics alternatives. Mixpanel – Mixpanel offers analytics for events management. They also offer a WordPress plug-in for tracking your WordPress website metrics. Plus, it supports WordPress.
20 Top Twitter Monitoring and Analytics Tools
APRIL 26, 2010
pamorama marketing, life, social media Home About Bookshelf Links Contact 20 Top Twitter Monitoring and Analytics Tools by Pam Dyer on April 26, 2010 Share Image via Wikipedia Social media is much more than a way to stay connected and to have fun: it’s a way to market yourself, your business, and your products and services. How is your brand perceived? Wide reach. Direct feedback.
How to Set Up Blog Comments as Goals in Google Analytics Using WordPress Hacks
JANUARY 24, 2012
As many of you know, I love writing about Google Analytics. I’m a data junkie, and there’s nothing I enjoy more than learning more about the visitors coming to my blog. One of the best ways to get actionable data out of your Google Analytics is to set up goals. Here are a few things you can learn from setting up comment form submissions as goals in Google Analytics.
An Open Letter to WordPress Experts
DECEMBER 15, 2011
Dear WordPress Expert, Thank you for helping me migrate my blog from WordPress.com to my own self-hosted site. Lawyer-preneur Jay Fleischman does his prospective WordPress clients and himself a great favor with “Here’s What I Will Do For You” and “What I Will Not Do For You” lists. Google analytics. Today’s guest post is written by Jay Pinkert. Feedburner/RSS feed.
22 PR Tools From the #PRstack Community
DECEMBER 14, 2015
Google Analytics Spreadsheet Add-on. Google Analytics data is among the most valuable for tracking PR outcomes. Social media scheduling and analytics platform, Buffer, launched Pablo 2.0, a social image creator. Tool Google Analytics. Still finding more gems in Google Analytics, particularly how to integrate online and offline analysis. WordPress. Canva.
Best WordPress Plugins for Business
NOVEMBER 9, 2012
We just didn’t have enough time to cover some of the best WordPress Plugins for Business. As a follow-up, I promised to let me class know some of my favorites, and you, Akamai reader, get to benefit as well. I’m an unabashed WordPress advocate. WordPress is more than a blog today, its an entire website platform. WHOOP. Do I know how to party or what? SEO By Yoast.
How to Build an Inbound PR Campaign
NOVEMBER 30, 2015
Here’s what you need: Content creation: AnswerThePublic for ideas generation, Canva for visuals, WordPress for publishing. Analysis and monitoring: Google Analytics , Talkwalker. By Iliyana Stareva. Raise your hand if you agree with the following statements: PR people excel at content. PR people suck at measurement. Everyone, save one or two people, raise their hands.
Online Tools that Help with PR
JANUARY 8, 2015
Google Analytics. I’m always shocked when I ask someone if he or she reviews their analytics, and I get a blank stare. Analytics is the tool a business owner needs to make important decisions about their website, even if it’s not used for sales. WordPress. By Gini Dietrich Running a small business isn’t easy. This is both good news and bad news.
6 Annoying Ways You’re Using WordPress
SEPTEMBER 16, 2011
I’ve never made any attempt to hide it, I have an ongoing love affair with WordPress. Often times, WordPress I’ve found WordPress used poorly. There are some people that can usually name a WordPress template just be looking at it, so it’s normal for myself and other web developers to spot purchased designs. WordPress is being used for everything.
Wordpress SEO: The Only Guide You Need
FEBRUARY 8, 2010
You are here: ViperChill » SEO » Wordpress SEO: The Only Guide You Need Wordpress SEO: The Only Guide You Need Written by Glen, this post has 175 Comments As many of you will know, I love Wordpress. I use it on most of my affiliate sites which make me thousands of dollars per month and I also use it on my blogs, such as this one. I’m certainly not alone when it comes to utilising this CMS though — tens of millions of sites online are powered by the software. Older versions of Wordpress never had this, but if you recently installed Wordpress 2.7
Introducing The Modern Blogging Masterclass
NOVEMBER 5, 2015
For this to be effective for you, you will need to have access to Google Analytics to the site where you will be working to craft content. It would be amazing if you also have access to your site’s content management system ( WordPress , Hubspot , Rainmaker , Squarespace ) and know your way around it. The Analytics part is necessary. By Gini Dietrich. or phrases. .
12 (of the) Best WordPress Guides and Plugin Reviews of 2011
JANUARY 30, 2012
WordPress is not only the most popular blogging platform , but is increasingly becoming a leading website content management system (CMS) as well. How did WordPress emerge as the leading blog platform? What are some techniques, beyond the obvious, for search-optimizing WordPress content? WordPress Guides and Commentary. How did WordPress win?
Popup Opt-in Forms: Case Studies, WordPress Plugins, and Alternatives
MAY 28, 2013
In this post, I’m going to share my research into popup opt-in forms: who’s using them, case studies, WordPress plugins, and the alternatives for building your mailing list. Popup Opt-In Forms for WordPress. Pippity is becoming a popular WordPress popup opt-in form plugin. Analytics. Analytics. More Popup Opt-In Plugins for WordPress. And fast.
Open Research: A Framework for Social Analytics
AUGUST 14, 2011
Why are social analytics so important? link] Research Report: A Framework for Social Analytics | Thought Experiments [.] If you’d like to cite the graphics, please see this Flickr set. This is a new medium, and proof over re allocation of investment is key. The more you share it, the easier it is for us to produce more. You can leave a response , or trackback from your own site.
How I Set Up My WordPress Blog In 2 Hours
MARCH 16, 2011
Blogging Blogging for Grasshoppers Social Media getting your blog started spicing out wordpressThis isn’t a trick question. But really, how many blogs does a gal need? After all, from a practicality point of view, the answer to that question should be one, right? Apparently, ’tis not the case with me. Image: kennymatic via Flickr, CC 2.0. Love eating it. Love talking about it.
7+ WordPress Plugins For Every Website
APRIL 15, 2011
WordPress is one of the best website content management systems out there – and not just for blogs. Just browsing through the WordPress Extend database, you’ll find lots and lots of plugins out there that each change the functionality of your website in their own way. I’ve outlined the plugins I personally try to include in every website I develop. The Social.
70+ Resources on How to Start a WordPress Blog
DECEMBER 21, 2011
While there are many platforms to choose from, I always suggest that if your purpose for blogging is anything related to branding, business, or making money online, then you want to go with WordPress on your own domain. Sure, there are other blogging platforms and content management systems you can use on your own domain, but none are quite as popular or powerful as WordPress. KnowEm.
WordPress Blog Hosting: WordPress.com or Self-Hosted?
SEPTEMBER 26, 2011
Given that WordPress hosts 59,914,568 as of 09/25/2011 and that over 301 million people view more than 2.5 billion pages each month on WordPress.com-hosted blogs (data from WordPress Stats ), it is not a surprise that many users around the world have chosen WordPress as their CMS of choice. Here is an analysis of key details that will guide your WordPress hosting decision.
Supercharge WordPress: A Little Known Way to Increase Pageviews & Conversions
AUGUST 16, 2012
My analytical brain is always looking at different ways I can improve the conversions on my websites. The two most popular ones for WordPress are W3 Total Cache and WP Supercache. What this does is run all your uploaded images to WordPress through various stages of lossless compression (meaning you don’t lose image quality) to reduce the size of your files. seconds to 0.9
5 Essential Spreadsheets for Social Media Analytics
FEBRUARY 15, 2012
Essential Spreadsheets for Social Media Analytics. Social media analytics and tracking can be very time-consuming and expensive. Here, we’ll share a few ready-made spreadsheets you can copy (navigate File + Make a copy ) and use for social media analytics. Analytics. Social media analytics. fhere’s actually a new social media analytics tool called Quantum Leap Buzz that might be helpful for this too. WordPress Resource Lists. WordPress. People Recommended Mashable Staff More people. Trending Stories. “). Print Story.
What's the R.O.I.? A Framework for Social Analytics
SEPTEMBER 3, 2011
Framework for Social Analytics Tweet September 1, 2011 View Comments “Not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted. - Albert Einstein Say hello to my little friends, R.O. What’s the ROI? A Framework for Social Analytics [.] Framework of Social Analytics [.] Framework for Social Analytics Brian Solis. & I.
19 Essential WordPress Plugins for Your Blog
APRIL 1, 2012
WordPressers are always looking for helpful plugins for their blogs, and if you’ve been following today’s posts on ProBlogger, especially Install Your First WordPress Plugin , you’re probably in the same boat. WordPress SEO : If there’s one plugin from this list that you should get, this is the one. It sets up title tags, breadcrumbs, meta robots control, XML sitemaps, Google Analytics, Google Webmaster Tools, and much more. Social Analytics : Want to see which users are logged in via Google, Google+, Facebook, or Twitter? SEO plugins.
Post Case Study: Triberr Visits vs. Google Analytics
SEPTEMBER 12, 2011
Naturally, being the statistics geek that I am, I wondered if I could match up the stats that Triberr gives you for visits from everyone’s unique Triberr URL of your post to the number of visits you see in Google Analytics. The Problem with Google Analytics. These usually get lumped into the Direct Traffic section of your Google Analytics traffic sources. The Process.
5 Goals Every Blogger Should Set Up in Google Analytics
OCTOBER 23, 2012
The simplest way to do this is by using Google Analytics. Google Analytics helps you not only see stats about your visitors, but also lets you create and measure your website goals and objectives. But, you likely already have a Google Analytics account, so let’s just dive in to creating the first goals for your website. How to measure your Google Analytics goals.
Install Your First WordPress Plugin
APRIL 1, 2012
WordPress is a platform that’s rather easy to use, for the most part. As Matt Hooper explained earlier today, in his post What Your Need to Know Before You Start a WordPress Blog , no web development or programming skills are required. Just to make one thing clear, WordPress doesn’t need any additional software, tools, or plugins to operate. Now, to the best part.
Using Google Analytics to Unlock the Secrets of your Blog’s Audience
NOVEMBER 17, 2015
Do you ever think Google Analytics is a bit overwhelming? If you’ve already logged into Google Analytics then you’ll know it provides an incredible amount of information which you can use to gain powerful insights into your blog’s audience. For details on how to do this check out Darren’s post on the compare option within Google Analytics. Keep It Simple. Bounce What?
Tool Tuesday: PostRank Analytics
FEBRUARY 8, 2011
Most obvious of these is Google Analytics. Another is the popular “Add This which also offers analytic information. Share and Enjoy: Tags: analytics , engagement 2 Comments Melanie Baker Posted February 8, 2011 at 2:59 PM Hi Tara, Thanks for the overview. A few comments — data can be exported, though the functionality is very v1 right now. Enter: PostRank.
HOW TO: Move a WordPress blog from one domain to another
Josh S Peters
AUGUST 30, 2011
Shuaism is now JoshSPeters and I’m going to kick it off with a post about the 5 step process of moving your WordPress blog from one domain to another. 1. Install WordPress on The New Domain. 3. If you don’t have them already, setup a Google Analytics and Google Webmaster Tools accounts. Install WordPress on The New Domain. The domain transfer is done!
WordPress Automatic Updates – Good or Bad?
The Way of the Web
FEBRUARY 5, 2014
Automatic updates were introduced to WordPress with the 3.7 WordPress Auto Updates: The Benefits. The first is that many, many people around the world are using outdated versions of WordPress and associated plugins which is a major security risk for them. In terms of connectivity, even if the WordPress server has issues during the upgrade process, it won’t affect your site. WordPress Auto Updates: The Problems. And the further you extend WordPress, the more risky it is. WordPress Auto Updates: Our Advice. without any prior notification.
What to Expect When Moving WordPress to New Hosting
MAY 30, 2011
moved my photography blog , my husband’s HDR photography blog, and several other WordPress sites that were on HostGator to GoDaddy. Probably the biggest one was the major hacks to WordPress sites that happened almost a year ago. After upgrading WordPress, Thesis, and the plugins I use, everything started running smoothly again. Upgrading WordPress 2.9 Blogging
4 WordPress Alternatives: the What, Where, and Why
JUNE 14, 2012
As bloggers, we’re all familiar with WordPress, whether as a self-hosted setup, or via WordPress.com. If you do a Google search for “ blogging software ,” WordPress will likely be among the first results you’ll see. Just like in the 90’s when Microsoft seemed like the only choice, but then we found alternatives like Mac or Linux, there are alternatives to WordPress too.
Brand Monitoring, Social Analytics, Social Insights
OCTOBER 3, 2010
Two trends, social analytics intelligence, and social business value networks, which I’ll discuss at a later time. Social Analytics and Social Insights are Components of the Social CRM Suite. Matrix: Brand Monitoring, Social Analytics, Social Insights Category Description and Example Current State What no one tells you Brand Monitoring Aware. Social Analytics Intelligent.
Six Things to Do Before You Build Your New Website
JULY 1, 2015
Gather existing analytics numbers to create benchmarks for the new site. On-page click analytics. Taxonomies in CMSs such as Drupal and WordPress are incredibly useful, especially in the backend when developers need to surface categorized content. Research open source solutions such as WordPress and Drupal to see what will work best for your whole team. By Emily Miller.
ElegantThemes Review – Preview 75+ Elegant Premium WordPress Themes on One Page
SEPTEMBER 18, 2012
So I decided to do a review of just ElegantThemes for those who want to learn more about their premium WordPress designs. ElegantThemes offers over 75 premium WordPress theme designs in one membership. Make your WordPress website mobile-friendly with this plugin. Premium WordPress Themes – What Do People Buy & Why. Free WordPress Themes – With a Catch.
How to Choose a Home Page Layout for Your WordPress Website
JANUARY 28, 2013
One of the most important elements I look for when choosing a WordPress theme for a new website, is finding a theme with the right home page layout. Visit with an analytical eye. If you’re new to WordPress, take your time and be prepared to learn. ElegantThemes Review – Preview 75+ Elegant Premium WordPress Themes on One Page. Yes, it’s a process.
Writing Around the Web – Social Media SEO, Google Analytics, and Social Proof
OCTOBER 10, 2011
Essential WordPress Plugins For Comments – One of the best things about using the self-hosted version of the WordPress platform (i.e. These are my favorite WordPress comment plugins. How to Set Up Google Analytics on Your Website – This post will help you set up Google Analytics in a few simple steps. What’s at stake in this blogging contest?
Keep Your New Year’s Resolution: Set up a Social, Search-optimized WordPress Blog … Today
JANUARY 1, 2013
We’ll go through a step-by-step process, including tools and resources for each step, to set up a WordPress blog that is optimized for social and search marketing success. Setting up your WordPress blog. WordPress is currently the most popular content management platform. It can be used for static pages or as a blog. Select a WordPress theme. WordPress by Yoast.
How To Stop Your WordPress Blog Getting Penalized For Duplicate Content
AUGUST 13, 2013
One day I was monitoring my analytics data I noticed a big drop on my traffic stats and I didn’t understand why. But let’s cover the easy solution first. I run my blog on WordPress and one of the few essential plugins I use for SEO is WP SEO by Yoast. When working On-Page be careful with the settings you are using on Yoast WordPress SEO plugin. Ok, let’s get started with that.