Hello Happy Site Owners! Got several super WordPress, blogging, and SEO tips for you this week. And, you’ve probably noticed the new BlogAid site has been launched! There are so many new features. Be sure to get in on the intro price of the new class!
If there is anything wrong with your site being indexed, Google Webmaster Tools has now set up a New Crawl Error Alerts feature. Be sure to scroll to the bottom of the post for the link to allow email notifications.
WordPress 3.4 is barely off the presses and they’re already starting development on 3.5 with new dev leads appointed. Read Recognition and News About the 3.5 Cycle on the WordPress.org blog.
10+ WordPress Plugins To Pinterest-Ize Your Website by Kay Tan on Hongkiat should keep you busy for a while.
I often embed my free YouTube videos in a blog post and am looking forward to checking out the White Label YouTube Video Player that will let me brand the player and configure the controls. Read Sarah Gooding’s review of it on WPMU.org. Do you think it’s worth it to take this extra step, or do you even notice the YouTube player?
Blogging brings in high quality leads, period. Here’s the data to back that statement up. Proof of the Power of Content Marketing: A Case Study.
Thanks, Pam Moore, for 25 Content Marketing Ideas for People Who Don’t Like to Write!
One Reason Your Posts Aren’t Getting Any Comments is a post that exemplifies why Stanford Smith is one of my favorite bloggers. This is a must read.
You already know that one of my fave super bloggers, Kristi Hines has the stats to back up her suggestion that leaving quality comments on do follow sites that use CommentLuv is a good thing. Now she’s written a post on CommentLuv-like forums that are great to participate in and offer ways for you to get those quality baclinks you need. Read her post on 3 Forums with CommentLuv-Like Functionality.
The nice folks at SEOMoz just updated their Beginner’s SEO Guide.
Do you run a niche affiliate site or just want your site to rank better? Then read How to Dominate Keyword Research in 2012 on Stay on Search.
Outstanding post by Samantha Murphy on Mashable Social Media titled Google+ Now Lets You Merge Your Personal and Work Profiles.
Social Media Cannot Replace Your SEO by Nick Stamoulis on Search Engine Optimization Journal makes a statement that never occurred to me. Do site owners really think they can only do one or the other? If you focus more on social media than SEO, you should read his post.
Are you planning to take a break from biz duties this summer? You might want to read Are you working in ways that support your commitment to your clients and business? from Aidara Knight.