Codex, the built-in editor to WordPress isn’t a bad editor as far as WYSIWYG HTML editors go, but for people not used to the quirks of such editors, it can be difficult to use. So, I was pleased to find out that you can publish to WordPress using Word 2007. Depending on the design elements in your article, it may need some cleanup in Codex, but does a decent job getting you started. In the video below, I show how to use Word 2007 to publish a blog post to WordPress.
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Google provides a free Keyword Tool, which is designed to help AdWords users find keywords and key phrases to target for their Google ads. The tool, however, can also be utilized to select phrases to include in the content of your pages to help those pages appear higher in search results. Continue Reading »
At Webucator, we use Yammer for internal communications. We like it a lot, but I considered trying to use TweetDeck instead as many of us Twitterers already use it. My thinking was as follows: Continue Reading »
As of this morning, Guy Kawasaki (@guykawasaki) has 223,631 followers (including me). With that many followers, wouldn’t it be great if you could get Guy to follow you? On the face of it, it seems like it would lend a lot of credibility to your account and if you could get his attention, he might retweet one of your tweets to all of his followers! Now wouldn’t that be awesome! Continue Reading »
Almost every programming class or book starts with a “Hello World” script, in which students learn to write a small program that outputs “hello world”. According to the all-knowing wikipedia, this practice dates back to 1974 and was first used in a book on C. Continue Reading »
I first read Hubspot’s Inbound Marketing: Get Found Using Google, Social Media, and Blogs (The New Rules of Social Media) book about six months ago. It’s an easy read and well organized, but it doesn’t go very deep into anything. For example, Continue Reading »
We have recently started using WordPress MU to manage several blogs related to the products, technologies and practices on which we provide training. I was looking for an easy way to link these blogs to each other in the sidebar without managing the links separately in each blog. Continue Reading »