WordPress 101 Social Media Camp 2011


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  • WordPress 101 Social Media Camp 2011

    1. 1. WordPress 101<br />Social Media Camp 2011<br />"Do not meddle in the affairs of Dragons for you are crunchy and taste good with ketchup."<br />Unknown 2005<br />www.JohnOverall.com<br />
    2. 2. WordPress 101<br />Social Media Camp 2011<br />WordPress started in 2003 with a single bit of code to enhance the typography of everyday writing and with fewer users than you can count on your fingers and toes.<br />
    3. 3. Public Area of Blog<br />
    4. 4. Admin Dashboard<br />
    5. 5. Admin Dashboard<br />
    6. 6. Main Tools<br />
    7. 7. General Settings<br />
    8. 8. Add/Edit Pages<br />
    9. 9. Add/Edit Posts<br />
    10. 10. Add Custom Menus<br />
    11. 11. Add New Plugins<br />
    12. 12. Top 5+ WordPress Plugins to Enhance Your Website<br />www.JohnOverall.com<br />
    13. 13. John’s Choice of PluginsTop 9 WordPress Website enhancing plugins<br />These plugins are sure to help your site out<br />WP-Touch<br />WordBooker & Twitter Blog<br />CheckOut by tribulant<br />Twitter Blog<br />Gravity Forms<br />Mail Press<br />Blubrry Power Press<br />XML Sitemaps<br />iRobots.txt<br />Headspace2<br />
    14. 14. WP-Touchsetting your site up for mobile viewing<br />Mobile web surfing is doing nothing but increasing<br />Prepare your site for all the differing mobile devices<br />WP-Touch makes it easy<br />A few simple settings and your all set<br />
    15. 15. WPtouch makes your site <br />mobile ready in a few easy steps.<br />
    16. 16. WordbookerEasily connect your site to Facebook<br />With Wordbooker Facebook is automated<br />Automatically update your status<br />Pull comments from Facebook to your site<br />If you update an old post you can republish it<br />Easily add a Facebook like button or widget to your site.<br />
    17. 17. WordBooker connects your site <br />To Facebook in a few easy steps.<br />
    18. 18. Twitter BlogEasily connect your site to Twitter<br />With Twitter Blog your Twitter is automated<br />Automatically update your status<br />Pull comments from Twitter to your site<br />
    19. 19. Twitter Blog connects your site <br />To Twitter in a few easy steps.<br />
    20. 20. Checkout by tribulantset your site up for e-commerce<br />With Checkout it becomes very easy to setup your own ecommerce store<br />Sell any Product you like from digital downloads to affiliate products<br />Import Product lists & convert from older shopping cart systems<br />
    21. 21. Making E-Commerce easy.<br />
    22. 22. Gravity FormsCreate any type of form you want.<br />With Gravity Forms creating Forms is an easy task<br />Easy create any type of form.<br />Has built in form fields ready to go<br />Yes it is a premium plugin.<br />
    23. 23. Every site needs a few forms<br />Gravity Forms make the job easy.<br />
    24. 24. MailPressManage you own email list and more…<br />Choose the list and sections available for subscription.<br />Make any section of your site available to be subscribed to.<br />Automatically sends out emails on a per post, weekly and monthly basis to your users.<br />Sends responses for comments to both you and the commentator and allows subscriptions to that comment line.<br />
    25. 25. Easily manage your own email list and subscriptions to your site.<br />
    26. 26. Blubrry Power PressEasy Publishing for you Podcasts…<br />Podcasting made easy<br />Instant placement of a player w/download link.<br />Automatically sends notices to iTunes about new episodes.<br />Can do multiple podcast channels so you can have more than one podcast running on your website.<br />
    27. 27. Add a Podcast to your site in a few easy steps<br />
    28. 28. XML Sitemap Generator Quick Easy Sitemaps…<br />Sitemaps SEO Ready<br />Instant auto creation of your sitemap.<br />Automatically sends notices to Google, Bing, Yahoo & Ask.<br />Creates a search engine ready gzip file.<br />
    29. 29. Make sure your site always has <br />a valid up to date site map<br />
    30. 30. Virtual Robots.txt Generator Quick Easy Robots.txt file…<br />Search Engine Ready<br />Block bad robots from your site.<br />Stop Google and other from indexing your images.<br />Stop the wayback machine from indexing your site.<br />
    31. 31. Easily setup and keep up to date your robots.txt file<br />
    32. 32. Headspace 2 SEOEasy SEO for Your Site…<br />Control The SEO on Your Site<br />Customize most sections of your site.<br />Use tags to automate the tasks.<br />Cab be applied globally or just locally.<br />
    33. 33. Simple easy settings for controlling the SEO in differing sections of your website<br />
    34. 34. Does it WorkWell you decide…<br />This image of a search from Google taken January 21, 2010<br />I have the top 4 spots for WordPress Training Victoria BC<br />
    35. 35. Does it WorkWell you decide…<br />This image of a search from Google taken May 31, 2011<br />I have the #3 spot for WordPress Training<br />
    36. 36. Top 5+ WordPress Plugins to Enhance Your Website<br />www.JohnOverall.com<br />
    37. 37. Zen with your WordPress Blog<br />