Before we delve into our inaugural link list below, I want to make sure you’re following @CopyBlogger on Twitter (if you’re not already). I find insightful, thought-provoking, and inspiring links there every day. You will too.
I’ve also created a Twitter list with a wealth of WordPress and online marketing experts that will provide insight, thought provocation, and inspiration. Follow the Synthesis Twitter list here.
And now, onto this week’s links …
- How to Build Your Email Marketing List with a WordPress Website
Our goal with the Synthesis blog is to help you more competently navigate the WordPress production environment to maximize your investment in premium hosting. The way to maximize your investment is to grow your business, and one of the best ways to grow your online business is to build a powerful email marketing list. This post shows you how the Genesis framework helps you do just that.
- Should You Be Worried about Google’s Latest “Penguin” Update?
The backbone of many online businesses is the targeted traffic that comes from search engines. This is why everyone bucks up and pays attention when an algorithm change for Google’s index is announced. In this post, Sonia provides some practical and intuitive advice on exactly what the “Penguin” update means for you.
- All landing pages should communicate in a nanosecond
This short, concise post practices what it preaches: it communicates a Big Idea quite simply and effectively. Perhaps not in a nanosecond, since it is text-based rather than visual, but not too much longer.
- A Technophobe’s No-tears Guide to Podcasting
We will eventually have content here at the Synthesis Blog to help out those of you who podcast. For any beginning podcasters, or those of you considering becoming beginner podcasters, this post provides a few quick, basic tips to keep in mind.
- How to Add a Pinterest “Pin It” Button To Your Site
Pinterest is the latest social sharing sensation sweeping the nation. If you are preparing to embark on a Pinterest strategy, or simply want the snazzy button on your site for anyone who wants to easily pin your content, Brian shows you how to do so.
And, because we always want you to feel like you’re getting even more than you’re promised from Synthesis, we’re ending today’s links with a double dip from StudioPress …
- Why I Left My Solo Gig to Form Copyblogger Media
This is a terrific post that tells the story of why Brian relinquished some control from a six-figure business to join the Copyblogger team. And yes, I would have linked to it without his kind words about Synthesis hosting … but we certainly appreciate them!
Have a great weekend everyone. If you have link suggestions you’d like me to consider for next week’s edition, email me:
jerod [at] copyblogger [dot] com