Author Archives: Randy Wright

WordPress and Authority

One of the ‘uses’ of a blog for the blogger is to establish his or her expertise on a particular topic.  WordPress and Authority do go together well.  I reveal what I know, what I am learning and you can … Continue reading

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Try Out Zemanta for WordPress – Your Bloggin Assistant

Zemanta for WordPress? Have you ever tried to attract traffic to your site by manipulating keywords to lift your location in search engines, putting in links to other relevant sites to improve your credibility and to attract reverse links. Have … Continue reading

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Facebook Integration

With Facebook Integration, your WordPress content can be driven to your Facebook page. I like the notion espoused by Neil Matthews on Wp Dude. The idea is that WordPress is your home base while Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Google+ and other … Continue reading

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Blog Watch Services

WordPress comes with an automatic update function through pingomatic. This service notifies a number of blog watchservices whenever you create or update posts on your site. You can turn this service off and on in the “writing” settings of your … Continue reading

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RSS Feeds for WordPress

RSS (Really Simple Syndication) is way for you to get external content for your site. It is also a way to make your blog entries or comment available for uses to subscribe to. An RSS feedis an xml file that … Continue reading

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Writing Voice in blogs

A personal or professional blog, I believe, needs a particular writing voice. A blog is a part of what we refer to as social media and as such it needs to be more personal than commercial speech but less personally … Continue reading

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LinkBacks: Ping Backs, Track Backs

So, you’ve put up a very smart looking WordPress site with Pages that clearly articulate your mission, give a good sense of what you offer, posts that educate and inspire the reader, all of which contain a clear call to … Continue reading

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WordPress Workshop for NPOs

Do you need to write for a non-profit organization? Does your organization need a website or a blog? This workshop aims to bring basic knowledge and skills to get you started with WordPress. WordPress is the world’s most popular blogging … Continue reading

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Workshop Resources: WebHosts

Here’s a list of webhosting services that offer WordPress installers. This is not an exhaustive list and I cannot recommend one over another. http://www.hostmonster.com/ $5.95/mo (unlimited) http://ipage.com/ $4.50/mo (unlimited) http://godaddy.com/ $1.99/mo (10GB) http://bluehost.com/ $5/99/mo (unlimited) http://fatcow.com/ $3.15/mo intro – then … Continue reading

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