Stop lying to yourself!

The problem isn't writer's block... …it’s actually writing the damn post. You don’t need ideas, open Google Reader or join #Blogchat.  You’ll have enough ideas to write posts for the next year. The problem is, when you actually WRITE the post, then it’s real.  Then you are dangerously close to publishing it.  Which means suddenly … Continue reading Stop lying to yourself!

28 great WordPress plugins!

From time to time, I post a list of WordPress plugins that I'm currently using. It must be that time... I think the best recent find is Google Docs Embedder which allows me to easily display documents without having to post them to Scribd first. How about you? Have any good ones to pass along?

#hottoppix for June 23, 2011

Things we've been tracking in the past 24 hours... Winklevoss Twins Finally Give Up Fighting Facebook June 23, 2011   10 Absolutely Essential Truths about Social Media June 22, 2011   Users abandoning desktop email clients for mobile, study reports June 23, 2011   Promotion FAIL June 23, 2011   Comic for June 17, 2011 … Continue reading #hottoppix for June 23, 2011

#hottoppix for June 21, 2011

Things we've been tracking in the past 24 hours... Matt: Newspaper with WordPress And Google Docs June 19, 2011   Publisher Blog: Bangor Daily News: A complete publishing system on WordPress June 20, 2011   Display Your Instagram Photos as a Gallery with WordPress June 20, 2011   The Daily Plugin: Login Logo June 21, … Continue reading #hottoppix for June 21, 2011

How to use SEO to corner a niche with your blog

Blogging and Search Engine Optimization? Consider this...  A great idea: That’s what inspires most to start their own blog. But no matter how great your idea is and how well-written or visually pleasing the blog is, no one will read it if they can’t find it. Search engine optimization for bloggers is often as elusive … Continue reading How to use SEO to corner a niche with your blog

My top picks for May 14, 2011

Five Things in Social Media That Are a Complete Waste of Time May 13, 2011 - Gee, Dana, how do you really feel? Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 (Google I/O edition) hands-on May 13, 2011 How to Install and Setup WP Mobile Detector in WordPress Blog May 12, 2011 Wordgento Plugin Seamlessly Integrates WordPress and Magento … Continue reading My top picks for May 14, 2011

Posting PDFs to WordPress…

A client asked me what is the best way to include pdfs in WordPress. Since I really hadn't thought about that for awhile, I asked the smartest WordPress guy I know what he does. He answered "I like to upload to the media library, grab the URL link and then link to it in the … Continue reading Posting PDFs to WordPress…