Does My Blogsite Look Pretty?

You want your website to be a high functioning, traffic grabbing money machine, but how the site looks is the first thing people see. No matter how much SEO bait you build into it, a site that looks dry and boring may be misjudged. Ditto, if it is hard to navigate. Most Internet users are so besieged with information that…

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Selling Stuff That Sells Itself

The next best thing to having a money machine in your basement is having a business with goods or services that sell themselves. They fly off the shelf. You can’t keep them in stock. The fact is, there are no products that jump into shopping carts by themselves and no successful businesses that achieve success effortlessly. Every great business idea,…

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It’s All About The Hats

When you’re in business, it’s all about the hats. Even though you are small, you have many functions to fill that correspond to many positions. At first, you wear the hats for many jobs yourself, which can quickly overwhelm you. You may not even be able to get to everything you need to do to make your business rock in…

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Hosting Costs Make WordPress Not Quite A “Free Lunch”

According to the old saying, “There’s no such thing as a free lunch.” Food isn’t free, so somebody’s paying even if it isn’t you. Usually there is a gimmick involved when things are free, which is not always a bad thing. Whether you’re talking about an actual free lunch or a free report you get when you sign-up for mailing…

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Choosing WordPress For Fun & Profit

If you have been reluctant to invest in a new website because you fear it will be a major expense and lots of hassle, WordPress is made for you. To small businesses faced with the choice of using a generic-looking template with little functionality or working with a design firm that charged thousands, WordPress software offers an appealing alternative that…

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The 3rd edition of “Does This Blogsite Make My Wallet Look Fat?” is out

Take a look at what’s inside “Does This Blogsite Make My Wallet Look Fat?” and what others are saying about it! Buy yourself a soft copy, kindle version or the digital version here.

What’s New in WordPress 3.6

WordPress 3.6 is out and it comes with 6 new and/or improved features. Most of the features are demonstrated in the video below. (To be safe be sure to backup your site before you upgrade to WordPress 3.6. I recommend Backup Buddy.) The six features are: Improved Autosave – WordPress will save a copy of the post or page you…

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