Breadcrumbs & Website Design: Good, Bad, or Downright Ugly?

breadcrumbs clip artI came across the term Breadcrumbs when updating my Weaver II theme over the weekend.  No one looks forward to updating their WordPress Theme. But there are are several good reasons why you should always update to the latest version of your WordPress Theme (and WordPress).  Not sure how to safely update WordPress itself? Check out How To Update WordPress Safely.

Theme Updates are extremely important because they include Bug fixes, new Security barriers, and in the case of Themes: shiny new Website Design software to play with. Continue reading

How To Make Nofollow Links: Easy Step By Step Guide

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This article will show you exactly how to make nofollow links that work. Making nofollow links is something every Blogger must learn how to do.  Many beginners struggle to understand how to make nofollow links. But like many other techy skills, it becomes easy, once you know how.

In fact, this article will turn you into a clever-clogs geek (Kindy Grade), in no time at all. [Disclaimer: if you are already a Clever-Clogs Geek Grade 1 and above, Congratulations! But you will probably not be reading this article, so hopefully I’m not offending any Senior Grade Geeks.]

The rest of us have to start at the very beginning – Sounds cool, doesn’t it?  No?!  Where is your spirit of adventure? Continue reading

How Ana Hoffman Uses Comment Replies To Boost Traffic & Spread The Love

giveaway bannerMaybe you don’t know Ana Hoffman…yet.  But I’m telling you, you can learn a whole bucket-load of incredibly valuable Blogging Tips from studying how she handles her Comments section at her blog,Traffic Generation Cafe. (That is an image of her giveaway banner on the left, that you can find and click on at her website, to get her free gift – it’s a good one!).

That is by no means all she can teach you, but I’ll stick to her Comments Strategy only, for this post – otherwise we would be here for weeks.  It really is a case of ‘Watch and Learn’ with Ana.  And no, she is not paying me to say nice things about her.

Where to start?  Once you happen to come across Ana in your surfing, you won’t realize it at first, but you will have stumbled upon an incredible network of interweaving top-class links that lead you to an amazing array of Top-Shelf Internet People – yes, we’re definitely in Big Cheese Territory here! Continue reading

Are You Trashing Your Online Business By Using Short URL Links?

Shrink, Track, Share, Control ... DominateShort Links, TinyURL, Google Short URL, and Pretty Links – are they good or bad for Business? Everyone is using Short URL Links these days. WHY?

Have YOU thought about what impression your use of URL shortening software might have on your readers and customers?  I doubt it.

Otherwise you would not be using short URLs for links, and in emails.  Are Short Link URLs crippling your click through rate? Think about this: Continue reading

How To Optimize Images for Max Site Speed & SEO

speed bikerEveryone hates slow websites. Google hates them, web surfers hate them and blog owners hate them.  Optimizing images is one of the best ways to speed up your blog’s loading time.   Optimizing images for SEO reasons is equally important. You can Optimize Images in several ways.  You need to do every one of them.

The first part of this article covers Tweaking for Speed with Image Optimization.  The second part of this article covers Optimising Images for best practice SEO results. Continue reading

How To Add Affiliate Links into Text Words & Add Banner Ads

hostgatorWant to make a Million with your Blog?  Of course you do! How? Add Affiliate Links, and start earning Commissions with your Blog – today.  But…how do you add your personalized URL into Images and into words in your articles?  Yet again, it’s easy – once you know how! Yes! Post Updated February 2016

What Is An Affiliate Link?

It’s your ticket to your First Million, and then your Second Million too!  An affiliate link is a unique identifying URL that Affiliate Programs assign to you personally when you join their Affiliate Program.

If you learn how to add your links from a number of affiliate programs, and learn how to market your Affiliated products effectively, you can make really big bucks.  In fact Affiliate Marketing is one of the most popular and profitable ways to make money online.

What Is Affiliate Marketing?

Affiliate Marketing is a way for blog owners to make money online by selling other people’s products for a commission on sales.  Here’s a basic over-view of how it works: Continue reading