Are You Snubbing Your Blog Competition?


You’ve got a pretty cool blog, right? However, you keep hitting these plateaus and not being able to talk with other bloggers as easily as you would like. What is the deal? Are you snubbing your blog competition? With more than 20% of the Internet’s websites powered by WordPress alone, and many others hosted on […]

Popularity And Being Influential Are Not Always The Same


Popularity and being influential are not always the same thing. While it is often great to be popular, or be influential, or both, they are not always a hand in hand type of deal. For example, you can influence a small group of people or a large group of people. Being popular normally means you […]

Getting Paid to Give A Testimonial?


Certainly I was a bit baffled at first when I learned that people are paying for testimonials on Fiverr (just look up the search for the word testimonial at Fiverr) and even freelancer sites. These paid gigs are to leave reviews on Yelp, Google+ pages, and many other places that consumers look at in order […]

#WordPressWednesday 2014 Volume 9


Another week, another Wednesday, making it once again time for #WordPressWednesday. This is a weekly recap of some of the news from around the WordPress community, outside my own WordPress articles here at Now, I’ve been known to accidentally skip some weeks, but life happens and I run my site alone, but I try […]

Ask Nile: My Images Look Great on My Blog, But Why Are My Posts Slow?


Ah, this question really makes me wonder if the person forgot their math. I love that people enjoy sharing their images, especially well done images. However with better quality images, your blog posts will load slower. The bigger the images and more resolution (DPI) the larger size the image will be. The, aside from the […]

When Leaving the Internet Marketing Lingo At the Door Is Best


I love some of you all and marketing may be your thing. It’s no problem if it is, but I WILL tell you about how to you can keep connecting with people outside of the Internet. You WILL end up prospecting people that you have met in person, and you will also engage with others […]

WordCamps: Let’s Talk About Security


Many of the WordCamps I present at, I also bring my bestie, Kimberly Castleberry and we’ve noticed a big issue: security. I’m not talking about WordPress security, but security for it’s attendees while using the Internet. In fact, Kim asked this back at the 2014 WordCamp St. Louis. The venue was Washington University, in St. […]