The WordPress SEO plugin is, quite simply, the best SEO plugin available for WordPress. If you use this plugin, you will probably not need any other SEO plugins. The author, Yoast (a.k.a. Joost de Valk) is a highly respected WordPress and SEO expert, and his plugin gives you the tools necessary to effectively optimize your WordPress website.
If you’re like most people, you probably use the same password for most of your accounts. That password is easy to remember, and probably includes a person’s name or a word in the English language. If any of this sounds familiar, then you have a serious security problem. If one of your accounts hasn’t already been hacked, you should consider yourself extremely lucky. We recommend that you change all of your important accounts to use secure passwords before it is too late.
I will be speaking at the upcoming Mahwah Regional Chamber of Commerce social media event, which is being held on October 6, 2011 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Suffern, NY. My presentation is titled Website Design: Aesthetics, Usability, and SEO. The presentation is one of three taking place from 5:30-6:30pm, and a business card exchange will follow the presentations.
I will be speaking at this year’s WordCamp Boston, which is being held on Saturday, July 23 and Sunday, July 24 at Boston University. My presentation is titled “Improving Your WordPress Productivity” and will be given at 1:45pm on Sunday, July 24. I will be discussing the process of choosing themes and plugins and ways to save yourself time while working with WordPress. The full schedule for WordCamp Boston is now available online, and there are a lot of great speakers lined up and a variety of sessions to choose from. If you are in the Boston area and work with WordPress, I highly encourage you to attend. Tickets are only $40 and include two days of sessions, swag, and even some food.
If you have a website, you should have at least one type of analytics software installed, and that analytics software ought to be Google Analytics. It is an incredibly full-featured web analytics solution, and best of all, it is completely free. In fact, it’s even better than most of the paid solutions out there. Google Analytics provides a wealth of data, and it is actually quite easy to use.