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9 Lessons I learned managing up a hyperlocal lifestyle blog

Hyperlocal lifestyle blog

The newspaper industry is declining. I’m not sure if you noticed. There’s even a Wikipedia article about the decline of newspapers. Doesn’t that make it official? My nephew told his dad that “newspapers are for old people.” That kind of puts in perspective. Frankly, we need local journalism, and if it hopes ever to survive,…

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World of WordPress: Looking back to WordCamp Europe

WordCamp Europe 2019

WordCamp Europe 2019 has come and went, and now they turn their focus to 2020. The event that took place in Berlin sold 3,600 tickets according to an article in Torque Mag. In fact, Torque has a nice page of recap videos. WP Tavern has a recap of the Mullenweg address, including Gutenberg updates. https://twitter.com/WCEurope/status/1142404474415255552…

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How to write a compelling about page for your agency or site care business

Compelling About Page

Do me a favor. Pull up your Google Analytics. That’s it. I’ll wait. Now that you have them up, what is your most visited page? My guess is that your homepage is the most visited page on your website. Is that right? Good. Now, what is the second most visited page? What’s that? Your About…

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Podcast Junkies: Nine podcasts many MainWP users love to listen to

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Are you a podcast junkie? What is on your playlist? I did a random poll in the MainWP Users Facebook group asking members what podcasts they like to listen to. The first person to respond was Joshua Vandercar, and he informed me his favorites were not tech or WordPress based. No problem. I didn’t specify…

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Using Stages of Awareness to create content for selling your website care packages

THE STAGES OF AWARENESS

There’s a lot of content created every day — and most of it gains almost no attention. Austin Mullins, Copyblogger Ten years ago I had just moved back to my home state. I lived in a larger city in a state to the west for over 13 years but moved home to start over. It…

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