Gaining More Traction on Twitter
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Gaining More Traction on Twitter

Twitter is one of the most widely-used social media networks, but it can also take some getting used to. With the use of hashtags and @ symbols, the Twitter method of communication might feel foreign at first if you aren't used to it. Luckily though, there's only a few things to learn on Twitter and it doesn't take too long to get used to. Another great thing about Twitter is that tweets are short and concise — the time investment in being active on Twitter isn't as much as on some of the other social media networks, which can also…
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Making Sure Your Email Newsletter Sends Successfully
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Making Sure Your Email Newsletter Sends Successfully

This Tuesday Tech Tip we'll cover what it means to be compliant with the current CAN-SPAM act, which are rules you should follow in each of your email newsletter campaigns before you send them out. Otherwise you might very well be dealing with angry newsletter recipients, issues with your email newsletter software delivering your campaigns successfully, or your email newsletter going into people's spam inboxes. First of all it is best to determine what types of message you'll be sending, as depending on what type it is, it will be treated differently. Here are the major categories an email will fall into: Commercial –…
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Engaging Your Audience With Your Own Blog Content
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Engaging Your Audience With Your Own Blog Content

For this tech tip, we will discuss how writing your own blog content can help your online presence as well as how to do it in a way that will appeal to your subscribers. Writing Your Own Content Even though you may be receiving  professionally written daily articles from us here at MySMARTblog, there are many reasons why it is good practice to post your own personal blog content as well. Including your own content with location specific information or important local news updates can help create a more personal experience for your readers who are actually affected by these…
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General Overview of “WordPress SEO by Yoast” Plugin
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General Overview of “WordPress SEO by Yoast” Plugin

This article covers the very basics behind SEO and information about the plugin, "WordPress SEO by Yoast". This is considered the best free SEO plugin for WordPress, for more information please check out the WordPress Plugin Page or the Developer Website. What is SEO? SEO stands for "Search Engine Optimization" and refers to the process of managing a website or webpage's position/visibility in search results. As you can probably figure out yourself, the further up the list a website or webpage appears, the more visits it should receive. WordPress SEO by Yoast By default, the "WordPress SEO by Yoast" plugin is installed…
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Blogging, MySMARTblog, Tuesday Tech Tips, WordPress

Embedding Video in a Page or Post

This Tuesday Tech Tip I will walk you through how to embed a video on a page or a post of your SMARTblog. We get a lot of questions about this from our SMARTblog clients, so I wanted to make sure to cover it. Luckily, it's actually really simple, and in no time you'll be able to create a more interactive website experience for your visitors! For Your Convenience: As noted in the video, we also have a SMARTblog video user manual that already has a number of short video demos included for editing the basics of your site. The videos…
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Adding a Gallery of Photos to Your SMARTblog

Not too long ago, MySMARTblog sent out a weekly tech tip to our clients on Tuesdays. Well, we've decided to revive our Tuesday tech tips, because we want our clients to see how versatile their SMARTblogs can be and also be aware of how much you can do on the web to maximize your online presence! Each week we will send out a short yet informative video demo that will show you new tips and tricks for your SMARTblog or social media. Our newest Tuesday Tech Tip is all about how to add a gallery of photos to your SMARTblog.
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