23Apr/13

How To Add Images

One bite at a timeBlog posts can be easily misunderstood as incredibly boring if there are no visual clues as to what the post is about. Unless your writing is stellar and the first few words you write capture the imagination of your reader, chances are, they will skim and pass your site by.

Breaking up the monotony of text with photos, clipart, videos or even something as simple as a line or white space will help the reader linger over your words.

This blog post is part of a tutorial on how to insert images into your text and I’ll even show you how to resize them from inside WordPress.

23Apr/13

Adding Images to Your Blog Post

Every blog post you write benefits greatly if you add an image, video, clipart or graph. Engaging your reader on more than one sensory level peeks their interest, understanding and assists in eye comfort while reading text online.

In this short video, I tell you how to upload an image, show you how to resize it and how to move it from side to side.

13Apr/13

Categories and Tags

Are you paying attention?One of the confusing issues that clients run into, is understanding categories and tags. It’s very easy to immediately get into too much detail trying to list topics when worrying about SEO (search engine optimization).

To get beyond the fear of not having enough words to trigger better SEO, think of your categories and tags in the same way you’d think of a good, clean, filing system. For instance, the word “State” could be a category, with a child categories of “California”, “Colorado”,  and “Texas”.