When people browse the Internet and land on your website, they’re searching for content. That content could be in the form of articles, blogs, video or graphic images, or any other media; but you had better provide it or else your website visitors aren’t going to have much of a reason to stick around. To help foster a great reputation online and to attract as many visitors to your site as possible, you need to provide tons of high-quality content in all those forms of media we just mentioned, and possibly a few more (white papers, ebooks, ereports, etc.). Yet how can you possibly keep all that content straight? What if you need to access a blog you wrote three years ago? This is where WordPress comes in handy. As a content management system, WordPress for small business can’t be beat.
Small business owners should constantly be on the lookout for new and innovative ways to connect with their marketing audience. Content marketing is one of the best ways to go about this and a blog is a terrific content marketing tool. You can start a blog in a number of ways, but it’s recommended that you use a content management system (CMS) that will make implementing and maintaining your blog incredibly simple. WordPress is a CMS designed for this very reason. If you have an idea for a blog and you’re sure that you have the motivation and high-quality material to sustain that blog over time, this blog will show you how to start a WordPress blog, even if you have zero technical ability.
You have created your very first WordPress website. Taking your first page, your home page, we are going to dress it up and make it presentable for human consumption. We are also going to work on, on and off page search engine optimization so that more people find out about your WordPress page and site. Before we begin, we need to make sure that your WordPress page looks the part. For that, we are going to change the default theme.
I give out no cost help and marketing advice on my LIVE show every Tuesday night. Since it’s Tuesday… that means I’m live TONIGHT!
Tonight’s big question is about the upcoming release of WordPress 3.0. If you haven’t heard about WordPress: You’ll REALLY need to tune in because WordPress is probably the single most important tool you can use in your online promotion & marketing. Now WordPress is about to release a brand new version… version 3.0 and you really need to know about this! This new version has some amazing new features. Stop over and say hello when the show goes live & find out about the newest of the new when it comes to WordPress 3.0 & online marketing:
I mentioned this on the Tuesday show, but I wanted to post a reminder on here for those of you who might be interested.
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Tonight I’ll be live teaching how you can use your existing site to build a newsletter list and increase your online sales in the process. Then I’ll give out access to a brand new tool that we’re beta testing. It’s a download that will help you get subscribers from your website and build your own list. Tune in at showtime to get the download link…
Tonight’s live show starts at 6:30 PM Pacific Standard Time / 9:30 Eastern. Stop by early and socialize. Tune in & say hi:
I’m following up from last night’s show in case you missed it. I’ve launched a brand new Contest Burner contest for over $10,000 in cash & prizes! Watch this YouTube Video that explains everything and shows off an amazing new way you can drive viral traffic to your website:
You Should Also Click Here To Watch The Viral Video Campaign On YouTube Directly
(While on YouTube you can: comment, rate, favorite, subscribe & post video responses to that video & you’ll automatically earn bonus points in the $10,000 contest)
I told you yesterday about how I’ve got some big plans to give away a bunch of premium stuff on tonight’s live show. Well, that’s tonight & I wanted to remind you to tune in live.
I’m also awarding the prizes from the $5,000 ContestBurner Viral Marketing Contest. If you haven’t seen it yet, ContestBurner is a WordPress Plugin & Twitter App rolled into one. It runs right from within any WordPress blog and puts you in total control of your own viral Twitter contests. If you have a blog, you can have a contest running in just minutes. I’ll be talking about this tonight on my show & giving away $5,000 in prizes live tonight.
I talked a lot last week about my amazing new product: “ContestBurner”. It’s a Viral Marketing Contest plugin for WordPress. Then I launched a premium upgrade & a new membership club all based around it. Well, guess what… I messed up big time & I’m sorry about that.
I launched all this new stuff on last week’s live show and during all the excitement, my team & I put up the wrong pages! It was a confusing mess and a lot of people were very confused about the whole thing. So…
I mentioned yesterday that I launched a new viral marketing site called ContestBurner.com where you can get a copy of my viral marketing WordPress Plugin. The plugin lets you run your very own viral contest on any WordPress blog. I’m giving away the free version of the plugin early to all the visitors who participate in the contest.