Greetings! Did you have a big week? I’ve had ideas falling out of my ears these last few days so I’ve spent a lot of time with my notebook, brainstorming them all before they run out. Weeks like this don’t come very often, so I’ve learned to really indulge when they do. I hope it’s been an inspirational one for you too! (and if not… there’s always next week ;-))
Could some WordPress Plugins Actually Be Harming Your Blog? // The Blog Tyrant
This. Was. Huge. And something I needed to pay attention to, because I once broke my site with a plugin. It’s freaky and horrible and something I don’t wish to do again! This post was also concerning when it came to Akismet – a plugin plenty of us have on our very precious sites.
Who has the time to go through all the available SEO tools to find which is the best? Well, Brian Dean did so you don’t have to. Yay!
Super handy if you’re looking for something/want your Facebook page found… not so handy if you want to keep your private life private. Wired gives you step-by-step instructions on how to keep it that way.
You could get lost for hours, which is very useful if you’re stuck in a bit of a design rut. Everything from landing pages, emails, website design… something to spark some creativity, I’m sure!
The 10 Traits of Successful Online Marketers // Entrepreneur
Ummmm I am about a 7 out of 10. Lucky one of my traits is number three, so I can work on it!
If writing is your game, and you know you need to brush up on your visuals, these tips are pretty solid.
Twitter Announces New “Tweet Grid” Embeddable Display Option – Here’s How to Use it // Social Media Today
Speaking of visual, do you like pictures better than words? Twitter has announced a new grid feature where you see a visual representation of the wall like this:
My eye doesn’t know where to look in this situation, I’m more of a linear gal. But if you’re into it, Social Media Today explains how to set it up.
That’s a big call, but this is a big list.
It’s true, people hate change. I think these ideas are pretty solid.
You know how excited I am about this.
So what do you think? What have you learned this week?
Also – if you’re feeling a bit like everyone is better than you and you shouldn’t even try, I’ve got just the post for you on Monday. See you then!
Stacey Roberts is the Managing Editor of ProBlogger.net: a writer, blogger, and full-time word nerd balancing it all with being a stay-at-home mum. She writes about all this and more at Veggie Mama. Chat with her on Twitter @veggie_mama or be entertained on Facebook.