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10 Traffic Building Plugins for WordPress


Want more traffic to your blog? These 10 plugins will help. 1. SexyBookmarks Plugin When you want people to share your blog posts with their friends, this is my plugin of choice. Here’s a screenshot of what it looks like on a blog: You can find out more here: 2. Disqus Comment System Plugin…

A Christmas Party and Facebook Teach Me a Thing or Two About Blogging

The other day I went to a Christmas party in my old hometown, Tulsa , Oklahoma. It’s been over 20 years since I lived there. But through the magic of Facebook, I’ve recently reconnected with high school and college friends living in Tulsa. Many old friends were at the Christmas party.

As I’m standing by the hors d’oeuvres, Scott, a friend I played basketball with in junior high, stops and asks about my blog. He tells me how he really enjoyed one of my interviews. The only way Scott would know about my blog is through Facebook.

Edit Blog Photos in WordPress Draft – Hint: Use Windows Live Writer

If you use photos in your blogs, you need Windows Live Writer (combined text editor and photo editor for blogs) — keep reading.

If you use a Mac for blogging, it won’t work for you, stop reading.

What can you say about a text editor? It edits text, sure enough, and it’s free, Oh, boy! But you can say the same about many other text editors.

But Wait! An integrated photo editor that’s free, easy to use and customizes high quality pictures for the blogger’s medium – well, that’s almost enough to make inveterate Microsoft-haters stop hating Microsoft (OK, nothing’s that good).