Time Management with WordPress

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When you don't think you have enough time to blog... you DO if you're using WordPress. My personal tips and favourite tools for publishing effectively.

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  • Time Management with WordPress

    1. 1. TimeManagementWith WordPresspresented byRebecca BollwittMiss604.comsixty4media.comWordCamp Victoria 2012 ~ @Miss604 @YYJWordCamp #WCV12
    2. 2. About✴ Working in online media since 2000✴ Blogging since 2004✴ WordPress user since 2006✴ Custom WordPress theme developer since 2008✴ Organized WordCamp Whistler 2009✴ Organized WordCamp Vancouver 2010✴ Published “Blogging to Drive Business” in 2010
    3. 3. About
    4. 4. What Works For Me
    5. 5. What Works For Me✴ Writing 2-5 posts a day on weekdays✴ Writing in one sitting, for the whole day*✴ Working on other projects by 10:00am*** Except for “Breaking News” posts** If you start writing at 7:00am
    6. 6. What Works For Me✴ Writing 2-5 posts a day on weekdays✴ Writing in one sitting, for the whole day*✴ Working on other projects by 10:00am*** Except for “Breaking News” posts** If you start writing at 7:00am
    7. 7. What Works For Me✴ Writing 2-5 posts a day on weekdays✴ Writing in one sitting, for the whole day*✴ Working on other projects by 10:00am*** Except for “Breaking News” posts** If you start writing at 7:00am
    8. 8. What Works For Me✴ It took me time to figure this out✴ Find what works best for you <div class=”retweet-this”> RT to enter to win some time away from the computer! </div>
    9. 9. What Works For Me✴ It took me time to figure this out✴ Find what works best for you http://vardy.me/
    10. 10. What Works For Me✴ It took me time to figure this out✴ Find what works best for you
    11. 11. Identifying Your Work Flow
    12. 12. Identifying Your Work Flow✴ How Much Time Do You Spend Typing?✴ Do You Need a Cute Overload Break at 10:00am?
    13. 13. Identifying Your Work Flow✴ How Much Time Do You Spend Typing?✴ Do You Need a Cute Overload Break at 10:00am?
    14. 14. Identifying Your Work Flow✴ How Much Time Do You Spend Typing?✴ Do You Need a Cute Overload Break at 10:00am?✴ Stop Typing So Much
    15. 15. Post Structure
    16. 16. Post Structure✴ Popular Tags & Categories✴ Template Posts✴ Photo Plugin✴ QuickTag Plugin✴ Custom Post Type Plugin
    17. 17. Post Structure✴ Popular Tags & Categories✴ Template Posts✴ Photo Plugin✴ QuickTag Plugin✴ Custom Post Type Plugin
    18. 18. Post Structure✴ Popular Tags & Categories✴ Template Posts✴ Photo Plugin✴ QuickTag Plugin✴ Custom Post Type Plugin Flickr Photo Post http://bit.ly/WCV12-A
    19. 19. Post Structure Intermediate✴ Popular Tags & Categories✴ Template Posts✴ Photo Plugin✴ QuickTag Plugin✴ Custom Post Type Plugin Jayj Quicktag Management http://bit.ly/WCV12-C
    20. 20. Post Structure Intermediate✴ Popular Tags & Categories✴ Template Posts✴ Photo Plugin✴ QuickTag Plugin✴ Custom Post Type Plugin Jayj Quicktag Management http://bit.ly/WCV12-C
    21. 21. Post Structure Intermediate✴ Popular Tags & Categories✴ Template Posts✴ Photo Plugin✴ QuickTag Plugin✴ Custom Post Type Plugin Custom Post Type UI http://bit.ly/WCV12-B
    22. 22. Post Structure Intermediate✴ Popular Tags & Categories✴ Template Posts✴ Photo Plugin✴ QuickTag Plugin✴ Custom Post Type Plugin Custom Post Type UI http://bit.ly/WCV12-B
    23. 23. Post Structure Advanced✴ Create Your Own Custom Post Types
    24. 24. Post Structure Advanced✴ Create Your Own Custom Post Types ✴ A new template for a certain type of post ✴ Useful for any post that you will repeat ✴ Events, products, themes, reviews, contests WordPress Codex http://bit.ly/WCV12-N
    25. 25. Post Structure Advanced✴ Create Your Own Custom Post Types Read a blog post “How To” from Justin Tadlock http://bit.ly/WCV12-E
    26. 26. Post Structure Advanced✴ Create Your Own Custom Post Types Open Ending Soon Closed
    27. 27. Post Structure Advanced✴ Create Your Own Custom Fields (code)
    28. 28. Post Structure Advanced✴ Create Your Own Custom Fields (code) ✴ Define the fields in your template ✴ Style them in your CSS ✴ They’re ready to go when you are WordPress CODEX http://bit.ly/WCV12-D
    29. 29. Post Structure Advanced✴ Create Your Own Custom Fields (code)
    30. 30. Post Structure Advanced✴ Create Your Own Custom Fields (code)
    31. 31. Tools for New Habits
    32. 32. Tools for New Habits✴ Get to know your analytics http://sitemeter.com http://www.google.com/analytics/
    33. 33. Tools for New Habits✴You don’t have to write whenpeople aren’t reading
    34. 34. Tools for New Habits✴ Have a Contact Form✴ Specific Email Fast Secure Contact Form http://bit.ly/WCV12-M
    35. 35. Tools for New Habits✴ Have a Contact Form✴ Specific Email Fast Secure Contact Form http://bit.ly/WCV12-M
    36. 36. Tools for New Habits✴ Schedule Posts✴ Schedule Ads✴ Use a Calendar✴ Have Themes✴ Go Mobile
    37. 37. Tools for New Habits✴ Schedule Posts✴ Schedule Ads✴ Use a Calendar✴ Have Themes✴ Go Mobile WordTwit Plugin http://bit.ly/WCV12-G
    38. 38. Tools for New Habits✴ Schedule Posts✴ Schedule Ads✴ Use a Calendar✴ Have Themes✴ Go Mobile Ad-minister http://bit.ly/WCV12-F
    39. 39. Tools for New Habits✴ Schedule Posts✴ Schedule Ads✴ Use a Calendar✴ Have Themes✴ Go Mobile✴Schedule Content Ad-minister http://bit.ly/WCV12-F
    40. 40. Tools for New Habits✴ Schedule Posts✴ Schedule Ads✴ Use a Calendar✴ Have Themes✴ Go Mobile✴Schedule Content
    41. 41. Tools for New Habits✴ Schedule Posts✴ Schedule Ads✴ Use a Calendar✴ Have Themes✴ Go Mobile
    42. 42. Tools for New Habits✴ Schedule Posts✴ Schedule Ads✴ Use a Calendar✴ Have Themes✴ Go Mobile Editorial Calendar http://bit.ly/WCV12-H
    43. 43. Tools for New Habits✴ Schedule Posts✴ Schedule Ads✴ Use a Calendar✴ Have Themes✴ Go Mobile Theatre Thursday
    44. 44. Tools for New Habits✴ Schedule Posts✴ Schedule Ads✴ Use a Calendar✴ Have Themes✴ Go Mobile
    45. 45. Tools for New Habits✴ Schedule Posts✴ Schedule Ads✴ Use a Calendar✴ Have Themes✴ Go Mobile
    46. 46. Tools for New Habits✴ Schedule Posts✴ Schedule Ads✴ Use a Calendar✴ Have Themes✴ Go Mobile
    47. 47. Tools for New Habits✴ Schedule Posts✴ Schedule Ads✴ Use a Calendar✴ Have Themes✴ Go Mobile Windows Live Writer http://bit.ly/WCV12-J
    48. 48. Tools for New Habits✴ Backup (to save time later) WP-DB-Backup http://bit.ly/WCV12-K
    49. 49. Tools for New Habits✴ Promote while you put your feet up WordTwit Plugin http://bit.ly/WCV12-G HootSuite http://bit.ly/WCV12-L
    50. 50. Take-Aways
    51. 51. Take-Aways
    52. 52. Take-Aways
    53. 53. Take-Aways
    54. 54. Take-Aways bitly.com/u/miss604
    55. 55. TimeManagementWith WordPresspresented byRebecca BollwittMiss604.comsixty4media.comWordCamp Victoria 2012 ~ @Miss604 @YYJWordCamp #WCV12

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