We get a lot of questions about SEO here on WordPress.com, and no wonder -- you work hard on your site and want to get the word out! SEO stands for Search Engine Optimization. SEO recommendations are intended to help your site rank higher and more accurately in search engines, like Google. Say you write a blog about sailboats. When someone Googles "sailboats," how many pages of results do they have to scroll through before they see a link to your blog?
Yesterday, Krista gave you some questions to consider as you decide whether to monetize your blog. If you're leaning toward "yes," then this post is for you -- the nitty-gritty of applying to and participating in WordAds, in the form of ten questions for our Ads Lead, Jon Burke. (Hi, Jon!)
Each of us blogs for a reason: you might write to document your life, you might write to satiate your inner muse -- constantly clamouring for your attention just at the side of your consciousness -- you might post photos to help you learn more about that awesome digital camera you just got, you might make stop-motion claymation movies because you just couldn't get enough of…
Personal and home business users be warned. I awoke this morning and as usual, checked email for any immediate responses needed. I received one piece of bad news:
This is certainly not me. I’ve only been to Virginia once – some years ago – and an application tried to sign in to my gmail account. Fortunately, Google recognized this problem and alerted me.
I immediately changed passwords for anything related to Homepreneurs: WordPress, Twitter, Pinterest, and gmail. The WordPress account is not quite as obvious so I thought I’d share quick tips with screen prints.