Complete List of Free CDNs to Host Your WordPress BlogPublished by Drew Hendricks • Category: Resources

Internet speeds are getting faster and faster, and as a consequence, the amount of time we’re willing to wait for something online is dropping at a precipitous rate. When was the last time you waited over a minute for a website to load? At this point, I assume it’s having server issues and just leav…

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Is It Legal to Embed YouTube Videos in a Blog Post?Published by Kenny Novak • Category: Content Marketing

YouTube is a tricky site. The legalities surrounding it, as the largest video host in the world, are a labyrinth. It should come as no surprise that pretty much every aspect of it comes under scrutiny sooner or later.
Right now, let’s talk about the legality of embedding a video on your website,…

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30 Shopping Cart Plugins to Add Products to Your BlogPublished by Drew Hendricks • Category: Monetization

If you want to run a web store, one of the easiest ways to do it is to set up a WordPress site and use an e-commerce plugin. It’s pretty quick and easy to set up, so you can go from no web presence to a functional web store in a matter of a few hours.
The question is, which shopping cart plugin should you us…

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25 Ways to Share and Promote Blog Posts on PinterestPublished by James Parsons • Category: Social Media

Pinterest is a social network that has a huge amount of use and utility in some niches and is virtually ignored by others. It’s actually a great option for bloggers of all stripes, and you can get a lot of traffic and engagement from it if you know how. That’s what this post is for: to bring you from a ne…

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How to Use “Answer The Public” in Your Blog PostsPublished by Drew Hendricks • Category: Resources

One of the hallmarks of a good piece of content is that people read it because it’s useful. It provides value to them, whether it’s notification of news, analysis of trends and how they affect the reader, instructions for some product or service, or tips on how to optimize a business proc…

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Yoast vs SEOPressor: Which is The Better Blog SEO Plugin?Published by Kenny Novak • Category: Search Engine Optimization

In the world of WordPress SEO, there are a handful of plugins that come up in discussion time and time and time again. WordPress SEO by Yoast. SEOPressor Connect. All in One SEO Pack. Today, I’m going to talk about the first two, Yoast and SEOPressor. Which is the better SEO Plugin for a WordPress…

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An Easyazon Review: Amazon Affiliate Blogs Made SimplePublished by Drew Hendricks • Category: Resources

In the world of affiliate marketing, Amazon’s affiliate program is one of the best for both newcomers and for established marketers. The sheer variety of products offered on Amazon, combined with the trust the site has established, makes it easy to sell. It’s no wonder so many people t…

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How to Properly Build and Grow a Squarespace BlogPublished by James Parsons • Category: Content Marketing

Squarespace is one of many website builders that you can use to go from nothing to a functional website in a matter of hours. It competes with the likes of Blogger and WordPress, Wix and Weebly. I find it to be one of the better alternatives out there, and thus decided to write a guide to setting up and grow…

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Fixing the WordPress “Establishing a Database Connection” ErrorPublished by Drew Hendricks • Category: Resources

One of the most infuriating things about dealing with software, coding, and development is error messages. Almost no one in the history of the world has been able to write a piece of software with graceful failure states and verbose error messages that tell you exactly what the problem is.
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5 Ways to Optimize Your Blog in Google Search ConsolePublished by Kenny Novak • Category: Search Engine Optimization

Google’s search console is a familiar sight to many marketers, particularly those in the habit of checking for search penalties due to various gray hat techniques, or simply the age of their sites. Formerly known as Google Webmaster Tools, the Search Console is a collection of tools and info…

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