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This week’s WordPress and web marketing links. This question still comes up occasionally… if you want to display an email address on your website, can you keep it from being ‘harvested’ by spam bots? Yes, you can. The venerable Email Address Encoder plugin is perfect for this – just install it. That’s it, nothing else […]

This week’s WordPress and web marketing links. Let’s start with something a bit unpleasant… Earlier this month it was reported that WooCommerce.com has dropped its customary 50% discount for renewals of its extensions. Instead, renewing customers will now be paying full price. This is likely to be especially irritating to customers who have set up […]

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There are many ways to create an FAQ page, some more useful and usable than others. Here I’ll talk a few that I see often, and make a suggestion on a better way to handle FAQs. #1 – The simple list. This goes something like this. Question 1 Answer 1 Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetuer […]

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I was going through my business bookshelf last weekend and thought I would start sharing some of the best books that have helped me out  as I grow my own company… Here we go. Good Reference Books for Bloggers Whether you’re an experienced blogger or just considering adding a blog to your business site to help […]

This week’s WordPress and web marketing links. If you’re a writer and interested in selling your physical and/or digital books from your website, check out this review of the best WordPress plugins and themes for self-publishing. Caching plugins can help your WordPress site load faster – particularly if you’re on a slow shared host. One […]

This week’s WordPress and web marketing links. When clients get started using Google Analytics they’ll often notice they have a high bounce rate (the percentage of visitors who enter the site on a page and bounce right off the site without going to any other pages). What’s an acceptable bounce rate? And if yours is […]

If you’re already using Mailchimp for your email newsletter, did you know you can also use it to send subscribers your latest blog posts in their email inbox? While there are a few WordPress plugins that manage email subscriptions, I like using Mailchimp so I have all my email campaign information – and mailing lists […]

This week’s WordPress and web marketing links. Are you familiar with that never-ending struggle to find enough to blog about? I have something for you… This is a great resource post from ProBlogger on how to come up with great ideas for your blog. It’s got lots of ideas based on 10 major topics, including […]