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Google+ for Beginners: tips and tricks

July 11, 2011

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Google+ is a lot of fun, particularly if you’re NOT an MLM marketer, overpriced vitamin salesperson, or similar, all of whom have been banned (I’m sure just temporarily, but how sweet the moment is, however brief). But how do you get the most from this brand new social media platform without wasting hours of your […]

Keywording. Like a Boss.

June 8, 2011

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Here is yet another question from the WordPress.com technical forums. Occasionally the internet will dig out somebody’s three year old post on using Keywords, and BAM! we get a million questions on it. This is only my second-fave question, after meta tags, of which we will speak some other time. Anyhoodle, here are my tips […]

Google Calendars: Now with more WordPress.com embeddability goodness!

May 11, 2011

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This should save me a helluva lotta time. WordPress.com has now made it easy to embed a Google Calendar right in your blog: the iframe code that Google gives you automatically converts to a shortcode, thusly: Now, let’s see how that works. IF that works. For lo, the Happiness Engineers have promised me that it […]

1984 2.0

April 30, 2011

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Just a little inSecurity reminder. Once upon a time, if Google wanted to know what you were looking at online, it had to coax you to install the Google toolbar. Now they just have to talk you into using Chrome instead of Firefox (which, given the quality of recent Firefox upgrades, isn’t all that much […]

EatDrinkTweet and Workshop Discounts

March 13, 2011

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Hey all, I’m overfed, overwatered, and overwined (as is only right at a kickass social media conference in the heart of wine country called EatDrinkTweet) but wanted to put up a quick note for attendees of the conference. First of all, a big thanks to Allison Markin of All She Wrote for putting together one […]

New Workshops, New Discount for WordCamp Victoria

January 22, 2011

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Yes, I finally got the new class schedule up at the Workshops page and on our Google calendar; we’ve a raft of old favorites and some brand new classes coming up starting March 2nd, so check it out. Some are online, some are taught in Downtown Vancouver (only registered students get to learn the Secret […]

WordPress.com for SEO

October 28, 2010

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God knows, I’m a bore on the subject, but it bears repeating: WordPress.com is the best platform I have ever seen, in pure SEO terms. This naturally pisses off a great number of webbies who make their living setting up sites on other platforms, including WordPress.org, but it is incontrovertible. You can set up a […]