Display the Shortcode

Display the Shortcode

Yesterday I shared a post about little know WordPress features.  I’ll be honest, I already knew about most of them.  However today will browsing through the Advanced WordPress group on Facebook I found a post by Alex Mills in which I learned something new! If you have used WordPress for any amount of time, I’m […]

Little Known WordPress Features

Little Known WordPress Features

I have made it no secret – I love working with WordPress. I love the community, the themes, the plugins, and everything else that comes with it. While WordPress is easy to learn, there is a lot to learn depending on the skill level you are aiming for.  Even users who use WordPress everyday can find […]

Create a Contact Form

Create a Contact Form

Last week I shared with you a post that listed 64 contact form plugins that you can choose from for your WordPress site.  But what if none of those work for you or you just want to create your own? Today I want to share with you a post by Olaf Lederer at FinalWebsites.com.  In the […]

Who Are Your Readers?

Who Are Your Readers?

One of the most important bit of information you need to know about your blog is, Who is your reader? What kind of person are they? How old are they? What do they have in common? What level are they at?  What they hope to get from your blog? Darren Rowse wrote an interesting article […]

Spare Ideas?

Spare Ideas?

If you are anything like me you have ideas busting through your brain all the time!  Ideas for a blog post, an email to send, a new product, a new graphic, a new blog niche, etc.  The question I have for you is what do you do with all these ideas? Addison Duvall at SpeckyBoy […]

A Different Background Image on Different Pages

A Different Background Image on Different Pages

One of the greatest features of WordPress is just how customizable it is.   Since WordPress themes are just based on php and css it’s super simple to change it up and make a site that’s unique and so very you!  You can make every single page of your  site look completely different, if that […]

Choosing a Contact Form Plugin

Choosing a Contact Form Plugin

Every site needs a good contact form.  It is a must, no way around it.  You have to have a way for your readers to contact you!  You want to establish a relationship with your readers and one way to do so is to allow them to contact you with questions, concerns, and praises. Luckily […]

Run a Contest on Your Blog

Run a Contest on Your Blog

Running a contest on your blog is a lot of fun!  There is also a lot of benefits in doing so.  More traffic, more followers, more email subscribers.  If done correctly you can successful expand the reach of your brand. When you run a contest on on your blog you have a lot of options […]

How to Choose a Domain Name

How to Choose a Domain Name

For me choosing a domain name is the hardest part of starting a business online.  While you can always change your domain if needed (yes, there are times you really should), it’s not really recommended especially if you have an established site already.  With so many new TLD’s (top level domains) being release and an […]