Your graphics are honey to the bees
Your graphics are honey to the bees

Your graphics are honey to the bees, irresistibly drawing your worker bees – er, readers & fans – to your posts from all across the internet. Graphics are King! Don’t you believe me? You say, “It’s content.” Yes, you are right. Content is king, but only if you can get the attention of your target […]

Search tips for writers
Search tips for writers

If you write a blog you want it found by web crawlers, read and shared by those who find it and maybe you need some handy search tips for writers. Good writing techniques and habits – building to good content – will attract that attention like a magnet. Even if you hand your content over […]

WordPress 4.4 update is rolling out
WordPress 4.4 update is rolling out

The WordPress 4.4 update is rolling out and will hit your site soon if it hasn’t already. As one might imagine, rolling out an update to 76.5 million websites & blogs can take some time. You can also access the update on your own from your WordPress dashboard. Called, “Clifford,” the update features responsive images […]

Influencer marketing has long been the best
Influencer marketing has long been the best

Influencer marketing has long been the best form of marketing. Once upon a time we referred to it as word-of-mouth and, yes, since the first hot coal was traded for an animal skin business has always found its most effective form of marketing to be friends telling friends who tell other friends about Zog’s pretty […]

Five of the Best WordPress Podcasts
Five of the Best WordPress Podcasts

We are big advocates of WordPress as a website & blogging platform and in the community spirit of the platform we want to share five of the best WordPress podcasts. Over the past month, I screened plenty of podcasts via Stitcher and found these excellent shows. I may not have found all WordPress-related podcasts but let’s start […]

The first decade of WordPress
The first decade of WordPress

The first decade of WordPress – which has become the world’s most popular website/blogging platform – has been marked by amazing growth and, well, success by any standard. We’re big believers (and users) of WordPress here at Relevanza, as our clients know – and, we think, appreciate. Simply put, WordPress offers the market’s best open-source […]

Social networks by the numbers in 2014
Social networks by the numbers in 2014

Oh sure, that social media thing is just a fad and those social networks will fade soon enough. Yea, right. How about 500 million tweets sent each day or 540 million active users on Google+ or, maybe, 1.28 billion monthly active users of Facebook? Those are just some of the figures presented by Digital Insights […]

WordPress 3.9 update, enhancing the jazz!
WordPress 3.9 update, enhancing the jazz!

So, the important and much anticipated WordPress 3.9 update may have rolled out a bit sooner than expected (despite the long wait) but it is a welcomed enhancement. If, for some reason, you haven’t updated your version of WordPress do it now – after checking a few items to mentioned in a paragraph or two […]

Inbound Marketing in 2014 – Oracle/Eloqua
Inbound Marketing in 2014 – Oracle/Eloqua

By now you’ve all heard the phrase, “inbound marketing,” and most of you realize it’s something you should be about. But what is it? Who do you do it? Relax, inbound marketing is one of those phrases passed around by pros to make it sound impressive. It really means content marketing and that’s a phrase […]

Content on your site is nothing to fear.
Content on your site is nothing to fear.

We talk quite a bit about the importance of fresh content on your website – both with clients and here in these posts. That’s because content – fresh, original and interesting content – is vitally important on all websites in 2014 and will be in the future. Changes introduced to Google search algorithms in 2013 […]