Where To Host, Syndicate, Optimize, and Promote Your Podcast

Last year was the year podcasting exploded in popularity. In fact, 21% of Americans over the age of 12 have said they listened to a podcast in the last month, which has steadily increased year over year from the 12% share in 2008 and I only see this number continue to grow. So have you decided to start your own podcast? Well, there are a few things to consider first – where you will host

Enhance WordPress’ Internal Site Search Capabilities with Jetpack’s Advanced Search

Consumer and business browsing behaviors continue to change as they self-serve and seek the information they need without ever contacting your company. While taxonomies, breadcrumbs, related content, and design are critical user interface elements that assist visitors, internal site search is often overlooked. WordPress Site Search While WordPress has had an internal search functionality since its inception, it’s largely dependent on the editor’s abilities to optimize titles, categories, tags, and content. That can introduce experience

Limit Jetpack’s Related Posts To A Specific Date

Today, I was double-checking an article that I had written and noticed that the related post that came up was from 9 years ago on a platform that no longer existed. So, I decided to take a deeper look at the Jetpack related posts options on my site and see if I could limit the date range. Jetpack does a fantastic job of selecting the relevant posts that are similar, but unfortunately, it has no

CoPromote: A Social Promotion Platform for Publishers

CoPromote is a social marketing platform where users opt in to share one another’s content. CoPromote is a network of publishers recommending one another. Some of the key features of CoPromote that help brand/content creators increase their organic reach include: Intent – All CoPromote members sign up to the service with the intent to share another’s messaging, whereas with Facebook, the sharing of 3rd party content is second-mind. Engagement – The average share rate on

Customize WordPress Jetpack Shortcode Widths

When WordPress released the Jetpack plugin, they opened the average WordPress installation up to some great features that they include on their hosted solution. Once you enable the plugin, you enable a ton of features, including shortcodes. By default, WordPress doesn’t allow your average author to add media scripting within the content of a post or page. This is a security feature and meant to minimize the chances of messing up your site. However, with