This is very basic, but everybody has to start somewhere I guess. I can barely believe that people need help with this, but apparently some people do. I was asked this question by a fellow blogger today, so I thought I’d make a video in case anyone else doesn’t know where to start. I hope…Details
This is a quickie because I just noticed something about my own Facebook Page’s Timeline – Timeline lets you schedule posts! Chances are that this isn’t news to anyone who actually bothered to do the “Welcome To Your Page” tour, but I have no patience for that crap so I skipped it and have pretty…Details
My new ebook is FREE for one day! (Thursday September 20, 2012) “a song for the sunset’s daughter” will be free on Amazon on Thursday September 20, 2012. The book is a collection of haunting lyrical poems about lost love, as well as a few tongue-in-cheek numbers to save the whole thing from morbidity. It…Details
Maintaining Search Engine Rank When Moving From Blogger To A Self-Hosted WordPress Blog – 3 Easy Steps
Note: These instructions are meant for bloggers who are comfortable with using an FTP program to upload files to their web servers. If you’re uncomfortable with this part, get a tech-savvy friend to help you and give him/her these instructions. If you’d like to learn more about FTP and how to use it, go here:…Details
My ebook, “Moving Your Blog” is currently ranked at the top of a few relevant keywords, which I will admit came as a bit of a surprise. I had expected that it would take thousands of downloads to achieve these results, instead, with barely more than 300 I’ve managed to “dominate the category”, to use…Details
Just fill out the form below in order to join a 1 to 1 banner exchange program. Banners must be 125×125 pixels square and can contain whatever you’d like. Here’s an example: When you hit submit, you’ll be given a snippet of code to put into a text widget or wherever you’d like on your…Details
I’m Number 1! Well, in the “Geeky/Techy Books” category anyhow. Take a look for yourself! Not sure how much it will help the number of downloads I get, but it definitely can’t hurt. My book is number 7 on the list of Free Bestsellers in Web Marketing from Amazon. It’s definitely worth taking a look…Details
My reasons for doing this have changed over time. At first, this was going to be a poetry blog, and a place to re-write an allegory that obsessed me for about six years in my early 20’s and then was lost. Then I realized that the allegory I was trying to write belonged in my…Details
That’s right! You read correctly! I’ve written a book and I’m just putting the finishing touches on it now. It’ll be released on Kindle Direct as soon as it’s ready! Why Move Your Blog? Branding: having your blog hosted by someone else will dilute your personal brand and lessen its power Credibility: people take you…Details
A blog-friendly literary link directory. Lit Lynx collects links to publishing industry resources, author pages, literary blogs, literary agent sites, and other book-related sites. Listings are free, but moderated. Feel free to submit links and add custom categories, but anything off-topic will not be approved and categorization is at the discretion of Lit Lynx. Updates…Details
Here’s a little trick you can use to make links from ning.com more valuable: When you add a link like this <a href=”www.yoursite.com”>Your Site Name</a> in the ning.com editors, they automatically insert a ‘rel=”nofollow”‘ tag, so the link looks like this: <a rel=”nofollow” href=”www.yoursite.com”>Your Site Name</a> This makes links from ning completely useless as far…Details
That's the widget on the top right of my blog. It pre-populates Amazon's search tool with results based on either your article's name, or a term you choose if the user is on your blog's homepage.Details
This plugin is needed for some of my tutorials. It’s pretty straightforward. Watch in full-screen for best results.
A quick-and-dirty demo of changing the background image on a blogger.com blog.
Goes pretty fast so pause it if you need to see how I do something in particular.
Best viewed in full-screen mode.
For best results, view the video full-screen.
This video explains how to use NetworkedBlogs.com’s “Followers” widget in a WordPress blog.
Although the explanation focuses on WordPress, it should give a clear idea of how to use it for just about any self-hosted blog platform.
Image galleries or photo galleries are the best way to showcase your images and photos. With WordPress gallery plugins you can easily add some impressive features to your site. Unfortunately, many free WordPress image gallery plugins aren’t up to snuff, and can be difficult to use. That’s where Premium WordPress Image Gallery Plugins can help.…Details