Use your WordPress featured image in Google+ and Facebook Shares

When sharing a post on Google+ or Twitter your best image to use may be your featured image set in WordPress. You can tell Google+ and Facebook to use your post thumbnail with 3 lines of code added the the … Continue reading

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5 local citations you probably don’t have

If your looking to boost your local search rankings, you need to ensure your business is mentioned on quality sites in your area. The 10 sources below are often overlooked or ignored. Your previous SEO may have found the citations … Continue reading

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Basic WordPress Speed Optimization

I am meticulous about the load speed of my clients websites, and would love to hard code every website for complete control over the content – but that is not a reasonable expectation with the requirements of businesses today and … Continue reading

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Twenty Eleven – Two Sidebars with Content First

The WordPress Twenty Eleven theme only offers 1 sidebar which doesn’t actually appear when viewing single posts. We are going to show you how to add a second sidebar and make both appear when viewing single posts. The method we … Continue reading

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Microsoft SuperPreview – Cross Browser Testing Tool

A friend and I were just talking about cross browser testing and he wasn’t aware of Expression Web SuperPreview. If your unfamiliar with SuperPreview, it’s up there with Adobe BrowserLab for cross browser testing. I use it in conjunction with … Continue reading

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6 Magento Plugins for Social Promotion

Social networking is one of the best ways you can drive sales and increase product value while promoting your brand. The 8 plugins we are featuring today allow you to offer your customers incentives to share your products on social … Continue reading

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Multiple WordPress loops with working pagination

I have a WordPress site that uses multiple category formats requiring up to 3 loops. Many sites and themes use multiple loops on the homepage, but homepages for a newspaper are generally not paged. Since we were using multiple loops … Continue reading

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Louis CK – an E-Commerce Success Story

Most of you have probably heard of comedian Louis CK’s success selling his stand up special “Live at the Beacon Theater” on his own website for $5. Like Floyd Mayweather, Louis CK understands the importance of being “in the check … Continue reading

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Drive Sales to your E-Commerce Website With eBay

Recently we launched a new side project – an E-Commerce store selling niche products. The store sells both new and used products for our chosen niche. While working on the search rankings of the website, our main source of traffic, … Continue reading

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Google Web Hosting – Where is it?

Wouldn’t it be nice if Google were to offer shared web hosting? They have offered web hosting in various forms through the years, from a free website builder to Blogspot, but never full on web hosting for the average website … Continue reading

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