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Swift Marketing Using the WordPress Shortlink (Video)

I’ve just arrived in New Zealand for the second many-month visit and sun worshipping. It’s about this time that summer rolls in where as winter creeps up in New York. This week’s blog is a great tip for using your website to market your business if you’re doing any sort of online marketing.

When spreading the word about your coaching website, especially if you’re blogging, take advantage of the shortlink … read on

 
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A Great Plugin for Success Stories – WP Testimonials

I love WP-Testimonials as my website plugin for handling testimonials. It’s great because:

1. It’s very easy to use for managing testimonials – just pop in the information.

2. It has a handy widget for the sidebar. It’s fast to get going on your site.

3. It’s easy for any VA to use for updating testimonials – saving you time.

Here’s what the testimonial looks like on my website:

It’s very … read on

 
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Elegant Coach Website Themes on WordPress

Here’s a quick and elegant way to build your coaching website yourself, on WordPress, with a nice theme. I’ll give you my likes and dislikes and a few quick tips for making the most of this theme provider, Elegant Themes.

Many coaches are attracted to Elegant Themes because they do look good and many coaches want to have a website that reflects them, their coaching style, their brand. But, remember, that … read on

 
A Plugin to Encourage Conversation on Your Blog

A Plugin to Encourage Conversation on Your Blog

One good thing about having a blog as part of your coaching web presence is that it allows visitors (followers, strategic partners, other gurus in your industry) a way to engage in conversation with you immediately.

Being readily accessible on your site through a blog puts you in the category of “expert” as you write, respond, and interact with visitors.

Unfortunately, one little setting that helps visitors create in-depth conversations … read on

 
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Top WordPress Themes for Coaching Websites

It’s REALLY tough if you’re a new coach and you’re thrown in the wonderful world of WordPress and you want to find a great theme for your website. There are so many options which boast so many features – it can take hours to days to find your way.

When it comes to themes for your website (themes are ready-made designs for WordPress) you may be wondering, which is best, … read on

 
`Five Tips when Adding Content to WordPress

Five Tips When Adding Content to WordPress

If you’re just getting started with WordPress, here are five quick tips to make adding content smoother and easier.

The tips in the video are:

Expand the editing region to give you more space – Drag the corner hash marks in the lower right corner of the text editor to give you more space to work with. Use the Kitchen Sink button to show more editing options. The HTML and… read on
 
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Responsive Design: Reaching More People with Your Coaching Site

I was just blown away by my favorite theme, Canvas from WooThemes. 

Let me explain “responsive design” in words before I show you in a video.

You see these days we’ve got quite a wide range of methods for viewing web page: phones, pads, laptops, desktops, tv’s and James Bond tuxedo shoes – and your website is likely to get seen on any and all of these.

As such, you need to ensure … read on