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Plan Blog Posts for One Year in Advance

By | February 6th, 2013|Blog, Content Marketing, How To, Productivity|

I looked around, surprised at the sudden silence: I had a moment to write. It was a Saturday. The kids were getting into the car with my wife, and I had an hour to myself, alone with my laptop. A few years ago, I would have spent the first ten minutes preparing to write. Instead, [...]

Apostrophe and Backslash error in WordPress – it’s Magic Quotes

By | January 28th, 2013|Blog, Hacks, How To, Web Design|

On a high quality self-marketing blog that I manage, when someone would add a comment that included an apostrophe, the apostrophe would populate on the page with a backslash behind it. From ' to /' every time. I could manually edit these in the Wordpress backend, or even use a search and replace plugin on [...]

Top 5 Blog Posts For Getting Started in Content Marketing

By | December 28th, 2012|Blog, Content Marketing, How To, Reviews|

As a content marketer, I read a lot of blogs. Many of the blogs I read are about content marketing in general, and about getting more customers through content marketing in particular. This week, I read these 5 blog posts and realized they contain everything a beginning content marketer needs to get up and running [...]

Chris Brogan’s Important Framework

By | October 31st, 2012|Blog, Business, How To, Productivity|

I don’t like to reinvent the wheel. I prefer to find out what successful people are doing, and model how they are doing it. Chris Brogan wrote an excellent blog post some time ago about how he prioritized his day. The man is a content output machine; he is one of the indisputable masters of [...]

What is a CMS?

By | July 28th, 2012|Blog, Content Marketing, How To|

Content Management System. This is how you make changes to your website. The back-end interface on sites built in Wordpress, Drupal, and Joomla allows you to quickly and easily make changes to your website without having to know computer programming code. All you need is a username and password. Do I have to have a [...]

48 hours to a Laptop Business

By | April 12th, 2012|Blog, Entrepreneur, How To, Slider|

One of the questions I hear from people in the United States is, 'How on Earth did you put together a business that supports your family while you live in Costa Rica?' I'll be honest, it took a full week of really diligent setup.  As I'm sure you've discovered, Business infrastructure is tough. Especially if you [...]

How to send mail AS another email address in Gmail

By | December 30th, 2011|Articles, Blog, Content Marketing, Hacks, How To|

This tutorial describes how to use Gmail to manage multiple email addresses. If you are signing in and out of every email account you own, now you don't have to! In this short, 4 minute video, I can show you how to forward all of your emails to one inbox - and then send mail [...]

How to Make a WordPress Post Tutorial

By | September 5th, 2011|Blog, Hacks, How To|

KuPyBnxeoAg In this short video tutorial, I'll show you all the tricks you need to be a competent Wordpress blogger.

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