Weekly Links Roundup – Event Calendars, WooCommerce SEO, Blog Kickstart, Category Pages

This week’s WordPress and web marketing links.

Need a great event calendar for your WordPress site. This post (don’t worry that it’s from 2017, it’s all good) reviews 9 top WordPress event calendar plugins, both free and commercial. I’m currently a fan of the free My Calendar plugin for its good looks and ease of use. Take a look at My Calendar in action on my client’s website.

Optimizing a WooCommerce site for SEO is not as easy as a non-ecommerce site, but it’s still very doable even by non-experts. Learn how to boost WooCommerce SEO with the goal of bringing more customers to your site in this post that includes 10 straightforward tips.

If your blog has been in a bit of a slowdown lately for one reason or another (1-month vacation? Long holiday period? Unplanned time off from blogging?) then you may need a kickstart getting it moving again. Here’s a podcast from the venerable ProBlogger Darren Rowse on how to restart blogging after a slump.

And finally… If you like customizing the look of your blog, have you tried custom category pages? Here’s a great post on how to crank up the appeal of category pages. Warning: some theme file modification is required for this mod. If you’re not comfortable doing that, contact us for custom coding help and get a sharp new look for your blog categories.

 

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