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This week’s WordPress and web marketing links. Here’s some great advice from our preferred host, WP Engine, on how to secure your WordPress site. While there’s absolutely no way to make a site 100% secure, taking as many cues as you can from this list will help dramatically reduce the risk of hacking. These are the […]

This week’s WordPress and web marketing links. First, reviews of a group of tools designed to improve your writing: Grammarly, Jetpack, Ginger and Hemingway. If you’re prone to bad grammar or are horrible at spelling (you know who you are!) these tools can help. — Another writing tool – studies show that a compelling title can […]

This week’s WordPress and web marketing links. Finding the right images to support and enhance your written content can be a time-consuming process. Here’s a new free plugin called WP Inject (not the most encouraging name, but anyway…) that helps you search for and insert CC (Creative Commons) licensed images without leaving the editor screen. Here’s […]

This week’s WordPress and web marketing links. If you’re a dedicated blogger, it might be time to consider putting together a product to sell on your blog, like an ebook. Is that a daunting idea? Do you just not have the time or resources to consider it? If you think you’d like to give it a go, […]

This week’s WordPress and web marketing links. WordPress search has room for improvement. Here’s a great post that provides examples of four powerful ways to improve WordPress search: Faceted search Using a more powerful search algorithm Upgraded search for BuddyPres or Multisite Providing a better search experience Doing your own SEO? Here’s a big comprehensive […]

This week’s WordPress and web marketing links. This article from WPMU DEV is all about inbound marketing, and how to turn your WordPress site into an inbound marketing machine. If you didn’t see this one earlier this week, this is well worth a read. How much should you really be blogging to get more traffic […]

This week’s WordPress and web marketing links. Writing and formatting in WordPress is pretty easy but not always very intuitive. Ever think of trying Markdown? It’s a way of simplifying your formatting when writing in the text editor. For example, if you normally work in text and type <h2> tags to make a level two […]