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A Great Plugin for Success Stories – WP Testimonials

I love WP-Testimonials as my website plugin for handling testimonials. It’s great because:

1. It’s very easy to use for managing testimonials – just pop in the information.

2. It has a handy widget for the sidebar. It’s fast to get going on your site.

3. It’s easy for any VA to use for updating testimonials – saving you time.

Here’s what the testimonial looks like on my website:

It’s very … read on

 
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Elegant Coach Website Themes on WordPress

Here’s a quick and elegant way to build your coaching website yourself, on WordPress, with a nice theme. I’ll give you my likes and dislikes and a few quick tips for making the most of this theme provider, Elegant Themes.

Many coaches are attracted to Elegant Themes because they do look good and many coaches want to have a website that reflects them, their coaching style, their brand. But, remember, that … read on

 
A Plugin to Encourage Conversation on Your Blog

A Plugin to Encourage Conversation on Your Blog

One good thing about having a blog as part of your coaching web presence is that it allows visitors (followers, strategic partners, other gurus in your industry) a way to engage in conversation with you immediately.

Being readily accessible on your site through a blog puts you in the category of “expert” as you write, respond, and interact with visitors.

Unfortunately, one little setting that helps visitors create in-depth conversations … read on

 
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Top WordPress Themes for Coaching Websites

It’s REALLY tough if you’re a new coach and you’re thrown in the wonderful world of WordPress and you want to find a great theme for your website. There are so many options which boast so many features – it can take hours to days to find your way.

When it comes to themes for your website (themes are ready-made designs for WordPress) you may be wondering, which is best, … read on

 
`Five Tips when Adding Content to WordPress

Five Tips When Adding Content to WordPress

If you’re just getting started with WordPress, here are five quick tips to make adding content smoother and easier.

The tips in the video are:

Expand the editing region to give you more space – Drag the corner hash marks in the lower right corner of the text editor to give you more space to work with. Use the Kitchen Sink button to show more editing options. The HTML and… read on
 
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Responsive Design: Reaching More People with Your Coaching Site

I was just blown away by my favorite theme, Canvas from WooThemes. 

Let me explain “responsive design” in words before I show you in a video.

You see these days we’ve got quite a wide range of methods for viewing web page: phones, pads, laptops, desktops, tv’s and James Bond tuxedo shoes – and your website is likely to get seen on any and all of these.

As such, you need to ensure … read on

 
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How to Increase Website Traffic with WordPress Permalinks

“Permalinks” are permanent links.

They are fixed links to website content.

Permalinks were created to make it easy to link to archived content on dynamic websites such as blogs. (If permalinks weren’t created, it would be difficult to link directly to old blog posts as they would be buried within the site)

More importantly, here’s how to use permalinks in WordPress to get you more traffic.

As you know, search … read on