Keeping WordPress Up to Date

By Tom Nguyen / September 25, 2012 /

WordPress is the most popular CMS.  You’ll want to keep the WordPress version, themes, and plugins up to date to minimize hacking attempts into your website. To do the updates, just login to your dashboard, and click any of the circled areas to go to the Updates section. You’ll be taken to the main updates…

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How to Add Images in WordPress

By Tom Nguyen / September 25, 2012 /

First off, make sure that the Visual Tab is active.  If it’s not, then click it, unless you’re an expert in HTML. You’ll need to click on the Add an Image button.  You can see tooltips if you hover over any button for a few seconds.

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Editing Pages and Posts in WordPress

By Tom Nguyen / September 25, 2012 /

If you’re not familiar with the WordPress admin section, you can follow this tutorial to learn how to add pages and blog posts.

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Who Links to You?

By Tom Nguyen / September 17, 2012 /

If you didn’t know, getting relevant backlinks (a link from someone else’s website that goes to your website) are key to getting great search engine results.  Want to know how links to you?  Go to Alexa.com to find out. Alexa is one of the foremost authorities on measuring internet traffic.  They rank websites according to how…

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Benefiting with a FAQ Page

By Tom Nguyen / September 4, 2012 /

If you’ve been in business for a while, I’m sure you could think of some questions your prospects ask you. Your business could benefit with a Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) page in the following ways: [custom_list type=”check”] Sell  – Your website visitors may not be sold yet and may have some objections.  A FAQ page…

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Get more business with a Facebook Fan Page

By Tom Nguyen / August 13, 2012 /

We’re not talking about your Facebook personal account although you can attract business that way by talking about what you do frequently.  What We’re talking about is a company page that people can “Like” on Facebook. Facebook Company Fan Pages can bring in some two way dialogue which would generate some interest in your product/service.…

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Using Google’s Related Searches as a Keyword Tool

By Tom Nguyen / August 10, 2012 /

Keyword research is the start of your search engine optimization campaign.  If you don’t know what people should be typing for your site, then you won’t know what keywords should go into your content. One option is to purchase a monthly or yearly membership to WordTracker.  It’s a little steep though.  If you don’t want…

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Some Paid SEO Website Directories

By Tom Nguyen / August 6, 2012 /

One of the factors search engines go off of to rank your site in their results is the number of inbound links from relevant sites that point to to your site.  To a search engine, an inbound link from another website is like a sign that says what your website is about. The more relevant…

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Activity Monitor

By Tom Nguyen / July 30, 2012 /

If you have a WordPress site, you may want to install the free Activity Monitor Plugin to track your users activity.  This plugin tracks logins, page/post creations, page/post edits, page/post removals, etc.  Since installing it on my site, I’ve seen a few attempted hacks with the admin username.

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