Best Image Resources for WordPress

Best Image Resources for WordPress

Images are worth a thousand words. People communicate a whole lot more with the look of an eye, than by just, you know - talking. You know you've made 'the Mrs' or 'your lady' angry when they're 'not talking'. Now that I have your attention, let me tell you why images are really important in any blog post/article. Images grab the…

WordPress Image Optimization: 2 Steps for Increased Engagement and Quicker Load Times

WordPress Image Optimization: 2 Steps for Increased Engagement and Quicker Load Times

When it comes to creating a compelling website, images should be one of your most important considerations. The images you use on your website can make the difference between presenting a striking page that grabs a visitor's attention and compels them to explore further, or turning someone off entirely and compelling them instead to leave your site as in a flash.…

Your Blog’s One Year Itch (and What to Do About It)

Your Blog’s One Year Itch (and What to Do About It)

When you really get into the swing of blogging there is a lot to think about. Running a popular site requires your attention on many levels -- content, marketing, design, and so on. With that in mind it is no great surprise that you can lose sight of some of the fundamentals of running a blog. I call this the…

How to Speed Up Your WordPress Site (Quickly and Easily)

How to Speed Up Your WordPress Site (Quickly and Easily)

You may already know that the speed in which your site loads correlates directly with engagement, and in the case of commercial sites, profit. A slow-loading site can be frustrating to use and ultimately discourages visitors from taking your preferred action. All sorts of studies have been carried out that demonstrate the importance of site load speed to the user…

The Most Common WordPress Onsite SEO Mistakes (Part I)

The Most Common WordPress Onsite SEO Mistakes (Part I)

WordPress is pretty well optimized for search engines out of the box, but it isn't perfect. More specifically, it needs a helping hand in two areas: Additional functionality in the form of an advanced SEO plugin such as SEO by Yoast The effective application of onsite SEO measures Ultimately, you are responsible for how well-optimized your site is for search engine…

Optimizing Images In WordPress For Speed

Optimizing Images In WordPress For Speed

I grew up in a small town in Costa Rica where I only had 6k/sec internet (56k would have been a dream come true) so when it comes to optimizing a site for speed I am very picky. I always shrive to keep sites loading as fast as possible. I think at one point WPExplorer.com had a 97-98 Google Page…