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WordPress web marketing types: Highly recommended is On the Web in an Hour, the best introduction I know of to business blogging with WordPress. If you want to create a small business website, you’re stupid not to use WordPress. If the WordPress auto install features have you baffled, here’s where to start. It’s the best […]Continue Reading... 85 Comments.
Get a sanity check on a product idea simply by typing it into Google-no search required!Continue Reading... 141 Comments.
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Actually this is a test to see if WP-DBBackup by the estimable Lester Chan backups up images in blogs. WP-DBBackup is the only WordPress plugin I know that not only backs up, but restores files from the WordPress dashboard.
pdf Search Engine is a one-trick pony with a trick that internet marketers developing an information product will love. When you search for a topic you’ll get a stripped-down, all-business result set with nothing but PDF files. I have been amazed at the quality of files it provides. pdf Search Engine is like a research […]Continue Reading... 39 Comments.
Most of us know that Amazon is a great place to do trends research: seeing what’s selling well is a great way to mine for affiliate or info product opps. But if you’re researching an article, blog post, or info product you can drill much deeper by actually reading parts of the book online!Continue Reading... 81 Comments.
Had to blast out a favicon quickly. DynamicDrive FavIcon Generator is one of those great services that just works. I gave it a .jpg file that wasn’t even square, and it kicked out a perfect little favicon.Continue Reading... 180 Comments.
While building a new site I had to throw a logo together quickly on a machine with no graphics editor installed. I was very, very pleasantly surprised by Pixlr, an online image editor that strikes the perfect balance in featuresContinue Reading... 176 Comments.
I’m pretty sure something awesome is going to happen once Technorati claims me. I’m not really clear about it, but… awesome. Here’s to you, Technorati Profile.Continue Reading... 102 Comments.
Video marketing is new enough that even the pros are screwing it up at an alarming rate. They are forgetting simple but enormously powerful branding techniques that any freshman marketing student could recite in her sleep. If you do any video marketing or plan to, you can easily add about 10 seconds of crucial material […]Continue Reading... 165 Comments.