iOS Podcast Publishing with Mobile Podcaster v1.1

The latest version of Mobile Podcaster is now available in the iTunes App Store. This version includes a mix of user interface and functionality enhancements to make it easier to record you podcast on your iPhone or iPad and publish directly to WordPress. 1. Stop and Pause Button with Recording and Playback The audio recording and […] Read more »

31% of Cell Internet Users Mostly Go Online With Their Cell Phone

31 Percent of Cell Internet Users Mostly Go Online With Their Cell Phone

The following statistics from a recent Pew study are quite telling. It’s no secret that the proliferation of mobile phones and access to wireless Internet connections has driven significant growth in mobile traffic on the web. 17% of cell phone owners do most of their online browsing on their phone, rather than a computer or […] Read more »

How to Display .m4a audio Player Correctly with BluBrry PowerPress for WordPress

Mobile Podcaster publishes audio from your iPhone to WordPress as .m4a files. To display these correctly with BluBrry PowerPress you want to check off the option to “Use Flow Player Classic / HTML5 Audio player”. Read more »

Most visited pages on my site year-to-date

google analytics performance reports

It’s September 1st and with 2/3 of the year behind us, it’s a good time to look at where we are year-to-date. One metric I like to track is website visitor behavior: most popular pages, bounce rates, goal performance, etc. This data comes from Google Analytics. The metrics themselves are interesting but it ‘s how […] Read more »

How and Why to Schedule Blog Posts in WordPress

schedule post in wordpress

In a perfect world, you could easily write a new blog post everyday without trouble. However, that’s unlikely the case. Let’s face it … blogging takes time and inspiration and the time necessary to capture your attention comes in waves. Fortunately, WordPress is designed to help deal with the timing issues around blogging, through a […] Read more »

How to submit a new version of your app using XCode 4

archive ios app in xcode 4

This week Apple approved my new iPhone app, Mobile Podcaster. The process took 12 days from original submission to final approval and my app is now “Read for Sale.” Of course, I have been improving my app in the meantime so once the app was approved I already had a new version to submit. Sound familiar? […] Read more »

How to Add Custom Dashboard Video Tutorial Widget in WordPress

wordpress dashboard video tutorial widget

I mostly develop WordPress sites for my clients and often create custom video tutorial for them as a way to offer ongoing help. Video is great because, unlike a pdf tutorial, the user can watch and listen to me explain exactly how things work. In most cases, I upload my videos to YouTube, set them […] Read more »

Blogging Dictation – Speak Your Next Blog Post with OS X Mountain Lion

One of the biggest points of resistance I hear about blogging from business owners is the time commitment. There’s a notion that blogging requires extensive research and preparation; and, therefore, can take several hours away from your day in order to deliver value on a regular basis. I’ve been blogging for about four years now […] Read more »

How to Redirect WordPress from Folder to Root Domain

move Wordpress from folder to root

When you first install WordPress you are faced with the choice of where exactly to install the files. This decision to some extent will determine the web address for your WordPress site and how users find your content. By default, I like to install WordPress in the root, such as mysite.com, rather than in a […] Read more »

5 Great Inbound Marketing Tactics for Affiliate Marketing

inbound marketing tactics for affiliate marketing

Let’s talk about some other great strategies for driving traffic. Email Marketing Email is a powerful method of communication because people still feel somewhat obligated to read their email. And if they actually opted-in to hear from you, that’s even better. The best strategy is to set up an autoresponder series so when someone signs […] Read more »