FREE Promotions For Book Blogs (Ning Site) Authors and Bloggers

Are you looking for more exposure? Want some free publicity? BookBlogs.ning.com Members are invited to take advantage of this offer. I will: host an interview, guest post or press release for any of you post the article and a link to your book or site to Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn (once), and other Social Media sites…

Embedding A Ning.com Badge On WordPress.com – getting around the “no embeds” rule

For security reasons, and because they want to influence you to sign up for their paid services, WordPress.com’s free Blog hosting service doesn’t allow you to embed media from random sites into Widgets or Pages. This makes sense from a security standpoint, but it’s very frustrating to Ning.com users who want to advertise their presence…

WP Autoresponder – FREE Mailing List Management – Why Pay A Monthly Fee?

This is an amazingly full-featured multiple newsletter and email subscription/follow-up/autoresponder. I wrote about it before in a post called Some Useful Plugins, but there have been vast improvements since so I think it deserves its own post. Unless you’re afraid to use the WordPress Dashboard or like spending money for no reason, forget autoresponders like…

“Moving Your Blog” Dominates Amazon In My Chosen Keywords

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…

Moving Your Blog Is Number 1 On Goodreads Today!

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…

Moving Your Blog by Darryl Erentzen – Coming Soon!

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…

16 Premium WordPress Theme Download Sites

If you’re not a WordPress hacker and not interested in becoming one, you’ll probably use one of the pre-made themes from WordPress.org that are accessible from the “Appearance” => “Themes” => “Install Themes” page in the WordPress Dashboard. While many of those themes are great, the best of them are probably over-used, which can make…