12 of the Best WordPress Guides, Hacks and Plugins of 2010

Webbiquity SMM

WordPress is no longer just the leading blog platform , but is now the most popular open-source CMS (content management system) as well. WordPress Themes and Plugins. 31 Websites Where To Find Free HQ WordPress Themes by W3Mag. 20 Excellent Free WordPress 3.0

12 Ways To Make Your WordPress Blog Cleaner And Cuter

Waxing UnLyrical

Being a non-geek, I had no idea that WordPress’ WSYWIG editor has a lot more options than show up in your “kitchen sink&# when you’re writing posts. If you liked what you saw and read, Id love you to subscribe to my RSS feed or subscribe by email.

17 Plugins to Improve Your WordPress Blog

Ari Herzog

One of the neat aspects about WordPress is nobody owns it. With more than 1,300 themes and over 13,000 plugins , the appearance and functionality of any WordPress blog is up to the blog owner’s imagination. When I upgrade WordPress versions, for instance, I activate this plugin.

5 Ways To Spice Up Your WordPress Blog

Waxing UnLyrical

If you’re just getting started blogging (or maybe even if you’ve been doing it a while), here are some WordPress plugins I really really like. WordPress Editorial Calendar. WordPress Editorial Calendar is awesome-sauce. These are five WordPress plugins I adore.

How to be Twitterific – 39 Expert Twitter Guides and Tips

Webbiquity SMM

From humble beginnings, Twitter has grown to become an indispensable source for online news alerts as well as a vital marketing tool. The microblogging site now boasts more than 255 million monthly active users , and 53% of Twitter users recommend products in their tweets at some time.

My 9 Favorite Wordpress Social Media Plugins | jasonyormark.com

Jason Yormark

jasonyormark.com Home About Me My Videos My Resume Contact Me Browse > Home / Social Media , Wordpress / My 9 Favorite Wordpress Social Media Plugins | Subcribe via RSS My 9 Favorite WordPress Social Media Plugins October 6th, 2009 Posted in Social Media , Wordpress Tweet Share The WordPress platform never ceases to amaze me. What really makes the platform as successful as it is, are the thousands of themes and plugins that the WordPress community contributes.

Proper Care and Feeding of a Blog

Webbiquity SMM

You can post your email address, use a WordPress contact form plugin , or incorporate an interactive business card (see the upper-right of this blog for an example) on your blog. When someone is thoughtful enough to link to your blog, show your appreciation: leave a comment on their blog, link to their post from your blog or from Twitter, Digg their post, send them a quick note, do something to affirm the recognition. My daughter is hooked on those pet rescue shows on Animal Planet.

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70+ Resources on How to Start a WordPress Blog

Kikolani

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. Installing WordPress. Choosing a Great WordPress Theme.

23 WordPress Plugins I Use: Part 5

Ari Herzog

First: The following plugins only apply for self-hosted WordPress blogs. Pre-installed with WordPress, new users need to follow directions on the Plugins page to sign up for a WordPress.com account, and copy the API code into the plugin management page. Feed Pauser allows me to publish a post but pause its feed publication up to 20 minutes. If you are like me and usually make typos, or don’t like how the final content is displayed, pausing feed publication is useful.

22 Expert Guides and Reviews of 200+ Social Media Tools

Webbiquity SMM

In the posts highlighted below, 20 (or so) social media marketing pros review more than 200 tools, ranging from popular, widely used tools like Buffer, Hootsuite and Feedly to intriguing but lesser-known apps. does for Twitter and carries it across LinkedIn and Facebook”).

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18 WordPress Social Media Plugins to Live By

Sprout Social

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. WordPress Plugins for Facebook. WordPress Plugins for Google+. Twitter Cards Meta.

Call To Action Wordpress Plugin Giveaway

Taylor Marek

Home About Contact Archives Testimonials Speaking Podcast Chat LIVE Social Media Vault My Inner Circle Plugins eBook Hire Me Call To Action Wordpress Plugin Giveaway September 3, 2010 by Taylor Marek I have some awesome news! I like it, but I think you need to kick it up into a Wordpress website at the very least now.

Everything You Need to Import and Display RSS Feeds with WordPress

ProBlogger

WordPress makes it super-easy to publish your own content, and even easier to import and display content from other great sites around the Web. In this post, you’ll see how easy it is to grab external RSS feeds and display them anywhere on your WordPress-powered site.

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Analyse your RSS Feed

Koka Sexton

Koka Sexton dot Com Home About Koka Contact Twitter FULL RSS Analyse your RSS Feed Your RSS readership is just as important as tracking your visitors with Google Analytics. I have all of my blogs pushing their RSS feeds through Feedburner. 12) Analyzing your RSS feed [.] ¬

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HOW TO: Move a WordPress blog from one domain to another

Josh S Peters

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. Install WordPress on The New Domain. Feeds, Change of Address, and Updates. Install WordPress on The New Domain.

Twitter Cards: Everything you need to know

Sprout Social

There are more than 330 million monthly active users on Twitter. If that number isn’t significant enough to make your marketing team’s mouths water – how about the fact that 51% of Twitter users earn more than $50,000 per year ? Twitter is great at driving more qualified traffic to your blog, product page or website. Twitter Cards give you the power to convey plenty of useful and engaging information to your followers, without breaking the character limit.

Making The Most Of A Twitter Chat

Waxing UnLyrical

Waxing UnLyrical personal, possibly poetic, musings on public relations, media, communication, and everything in between About Shonali Making The Most Of A Twitter Chat September 2nd, 2010 Tweet Huddle, huddle, roil and muddle I remember the first Twitter chat I attended.

50 (of the) Best Twitter Guides, Stats, Tips and Tools of 2010 (So Far)

Webbiquity SMM

While a dwindling number of business executives still dismiss Twitter as a waste of time, recent research suggests it is one of the most valuable social networks for business. 51% of active Twitter users follow companies, brands or products on social networks. How popular is Twitter?

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Directory of All Things Twitter – Finally!

Almost Savvy

Posted by Irene Koehler in Business , Social Media , Twitter on September 30, 2009 | 5 responses Twitter can be confusing, especially when you’re just getting started. The Twitter website itself is fairly simple. Powered by WordPress

Wordpress SEO: The Only Guide You Need

Viper Chill

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. For all the great things there are to be said about Wordpress, though, out-of-the-box SEO certainly isn’t one of its strong points. By default on older versions of Wordpress, post titles would display as “Blog Name >> Post Title&#.

TrueTwit: Managing Spammers on Twitter. Does it Work? | Almost Savvy

Almost Savvy

Posted by Irene Koehler in Twitter on July 23, 2009 | 11 responses Note: This was written prior to Twitter’s purge of spam accounts this evening. At last, someone has taken the initiative to address the rampant and rapidly-growing problem of spam on Twitter.

11 Tips To Thrive on Twitter | Almost Savvy

Almost Savvy

How you set-up and manage your Twitter account has a huge impact on how many people decide to follow you (translation: follow = subscribe and have the chance to read what you post). It is all public and searchable by anyone, not limited to those who follow you or only those who use Twitter.

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4 WordPress Alternatives: the What, Where, and Why

ProBlogger

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. concerned WordPress is not meeting your needs. Twitter.

4 Easy Ways of Subscribing to Feeds in Google Reader

Buzz Marketing for Technology

4 Easy Ways of Subscribing to Feeds in Google Reader. Google Reader is a very popular online tool for reading RSS feeds. As a result, the number of ways to get a new feed in to Google Reader has multiplied. In this article we will take a look at a few easy ways to subscribe to a new RSS feed. Add subscription will take any a keyword, feed name, feed URL or web page URL and attempt to parse it to find the feed you want. t have an RSS feed!)

5 Reasons Every Business Professional Should Take A Course In Marketing

SocMed Sean

Social media has become an incredibly important marketing tool for companies, with their customers, prospects, board members and even competitors seeing some form of marketing every time they scroll through their news feed.

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5 Reasons Every Business Professional Should Take A Course In Marketing

SocMed Sean

Social media has become an incredibly important marketing tool for companies, with their customers, prospects, board members and even competitors seeing some form of marketing every time they scroll through their news feed.

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Twitter Caroling

Almost Savvy

To leverage the medium, the opportunity to connect with someone new and in the spirit of the holiday season, I invite you to come Twitter caroling with me. a little bit contest, a big bit fun and a chance to meet someone new You and one other Twitterer will work together to write a Twitter Carol (rather than a traditional Christmas carol). Carols will be a maximum of 280 characters (2 x normal Twitter limit of 140). UPDATE: Here are the Twitter Carols you are wrote.

Major problems upgrading to Wordpress 2.9

The Way of the Web

Web Strategy Wikinomics Rankings ← Minor WordPress 2.9 theme and plug-in issues… Barack Obama pushes the button on his first tweet… → Major problems upgrading to WordPress 2.9 But it does make me wonder why WordPress don’t develop an easy solution.

WordPress Feature Review: New Features You Missed in 2012, Part 1

ProBlogger

One of the great things about WordPress is that it never stands still. WordPress used to release small updates frequently, but at the end of 2009 they changed this policy. Today I’d like to walk you through the new features which were introduced in 2012, in WordPress 3.4

I'm Engaged! (4 Tales of Accidental Twitter Friends)

Almost Savvy

4 Tales of Accidental Twitter Friends) Posted by Irene Koehler in Business , Networking , Social Media , Tips , Twitter on November 17, 2009 | 16 responses It’s true, I’m engaged. As with other networking platforms, I use Twitter primarily for business purposes.

How viperchill reached 500 Feed Subscribers

Viper Chill

Home What the F ? Cloud Living Say "Hi!" Hey, Im Glen. I help people build remarkable websites that gain traffic through viral marketing.

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BrainDump: 101+ Things You MUST Know About Social Media For Business

SocMed Sean

I get a lot of questions via Facebook , Twitter and my email contact form and many of the items listed below come straight from those questions, my experience in social media strategy, years of researching platforms and best practices and…well…tinkering with social media.

11 Sure-Fire Ways to Get Me to Unfollow You on Twitter

Almost Savvy

To me, Twitter is about building relationships. Like all social media tools, there is no one right way to use Twitter. I like to give people the benefit of the doubt, but I do aggressively unfollow if your use of Twitter is not aligned with my own style. Powered by WordPress

The Call To Action/Author Bio Wordpress Plugin For Pro Bloggers

Taylor Marek

Home About Contact Archives Testimonials Speaking Podcast Chat LIVE Social Media Vault My Inner Circle Plugins eBook Hire Me The Call To Action/Author Bio Wordpress Plugin For Pro Bloggers August 12, 2010 by Taylor Marek I have some awesome news for you guys. I’ve looked across websites and tested out various wordpress plugins in the Wordpress Plugin Directory , but was never able to find one that actually did what I wanted it to.

Turning off the ViperChill RSS Feed: What You HAVE to Tell Your Blog Readers

Viper Chill

A list of options includes: Feedly – highlighted as the best alternative to Google Reader by The Verge mostly due to its speed, minimalist style, and the fact that it’s free. I’m personally moving everything over to Feedly, due to the fact they have iOS and Android apps.

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Blogging Tip: Increase Your Traffic By Solving Problems

SocMed Sean

For instance, a while back I wanted to view Twitter.com on my iPad, but Safari kept sending me to the Twitter mobile site, which was NOT the view I wanted. I spent some time Googling terms like: viewing Twitter on a tablet in desktop view. desktop view of Twitter on ipad.

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Twitter Changes the Social Data Ecosystem

Net-Savvy Executive

Today''s announcement that Twitter is buying Gnip raises big questions about the market for social media data. Twitter has bought other companies in the social media analysis space— BackType (2011), Bluefin Labs (2013), Trendrr (2013)—but Gnip is a bigger deal.

HootSuite for Blogging – Twitter Management for Bloggers

Kikolani

HootSuite offers many great features that can aid bloggers in managing their Twitter accounts for blogging uses including promotion, monitoring, keyword tracking, reputation management and more. Inside Kikolani’s Twitter Management for Blogging in HootSuite. Twitter Lists.

Twitter Webinar Basics Etiquette | Almost Savvy

Almost Savvy

Twitter is growing quickly, at the rate of 5,000-10,000 new accounts per day, according to a new report from Hubspot called State of the Twittersphere.? More individuals (of all ages), businesses, news outlets, academic institutions, government agencies and non-profit organizations are finding unique value in having a Twitter presence. I have noticed that many of my recent followers are relatively new to Twitter. What great Twitter tips do you think should be shared?

Etsy's PR Nightmare: Greeting Cards Making Light Of Rape

Waxing UnLyrical

Walking the transparency talk I WAS going to write about something to do with online integrity, but, like many well-meaning bloggers, I got side-tracked by my Twitter feed. If you liked what you saw and read, Id love you to subscribe to my RSS feed or subscribe by email.

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