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How to Do SEO: The Technophobe Version

By Raney Day Design | April 18, 2017

I confess.  Three years ago, SEO confused me to no end.  I wasn’t terribly ‘techie’ at the time and just didn’t get it. Or so I thought . . . My, how things have changed! I’ve learned a lot since then. Turns out, SEO doesn’t stand for Something Extremely Ominous. I learned…

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WordPress Wednesday Tip 18: Embedding a video into a blog post

WordPress Wednesday Tip 18: Embedding Videos into a Blog Post

By Jennifer Sakowski | April 12, 2017

You know that using video as part of your social media strategy is all the rage this year. But did you know that adding video to your blog posts is a great way to attract, engage, and draw visitors back to your site, too? WordPress Wednesday Tip 18 shows you…

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WordPress Wednesday Tip 17: How to change the Author of a Blog Post

WordPress Wednesday Tip 17: Changing the Author of a Blog Post

By Raney Day Design | March 29, 2017

Have you noticed that the author’s name is published underneath the title of a post in WordPress? This is a great way to create an online presence for the author.  But what if someone else wrote the post and you’re just publishing it for them?  You’re named as the author…

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more ways not to curate content on twitter

3 More Ways Not to Curate Content on Twitter

By Raney Day Design | March 21, 2017

Have you ever started following someone on Twitter only to regret it the next day?  Maybe their tweets have overtaken your feed?  Or their links direct you to spammy sites?  Or they don’t practice social sharing etiquette and pass off someone else’s content as their own?  From the popularity of…

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WordPress Wednesday Tip 16

WordPress Wednesday Tip 16: Setting Up {or Changing} Form Notifications

By Jennifer Sakowski | March 15, 2017

Do you have a contact form on your WordPress site? Are you constantly logging in to see if someone submitted a form? Well, that stops today! WordPress has a handy tool that will send you email notifications when someone submits a form! (Hello, Efficiency!) What’s even better? You can send notifications…

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social media marketing falling flat? 5 ways you can fix it

Social Media Marketing Falling Flat? 5 Ways You Can Fix It

By Jennifer Sakowski | March 7, 2017

Social media marketing falling flat? As a results-oriented entrepreneur, it’s really frustrating when your marketing efforts aren’t producing the results you were expecting. But you can start turning things around today with these 5 Tips to Improve Your Social Media Presence.   Social Media Marketing Falling Flat? 5 Ways You…

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WordPress Wednesday Tip 15: Resetting Your WordPress Password

WordPress Wednesday Tip 15: Resetting Your WordPress Password

By Jennifer Sakowski | March 1, 2017

As a busy entrepreneur, you make every minute count.  So this morning when you took the kids to library for book circle, you jumped on one of the public computers to work on your next blog.  But once you got home, you realized you forgot to log out of your site.…

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3 types of content every business needs to create to maximize conversions

3 Types of Content Every Business Needs to Create to Maximize Conversions

By Jennifer Sakowski | February 21, 2017

Considering content marketing for your business? Smart move! According to Demand Metric, inbound marketing generates 3x more leads as outbound marketing and costs 62% less! But the same types of content don’t appeal to {and ultimately convert} all visitors to your website. You have to create specific content for people at different…

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wordpress wednesday tip #14: fixing link text appearing with a strikethrough

WordPress Wednesday Tip #14 – Fixing Link Text Appearing with a Strikethrough

By Raney Day Design | February 15, 2017

Have you ever been scrolling through the front end of your site and noticed text appearing with strikethrough? You know that you didn’t add it, so what’s going on?  If you have a broken link plugin installed on your site, this is telling visitors that the link is broken. But…

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WordPress Wednesday Tip #13 - Editing a Published Post

#WordPress Wednesday Tip #13 – Editing a Published Post

By Jennifer Sakowski | February 1, 2017

It happens to all of us. You’re hurriedly typing up a blog post trying to reach a deadline so you don’t let your readers down. Maybe you give it a quick once over and then hit publish. Later you notice it — a glaring typo. Ugh!   What’s a detail-oriented…

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