Setup a Google+ Business Page and get listed on Google Maps

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Steps to setup a Google+ Business page for a Local Business In this example I will be working with www.PlusMedicalClinic.com.au This is part of the Setup Social Media Accounts for Business” professional series and includes best practices that we follow for building out the IdeasMen – Content Constellation system which allow niche markets such as Broker Networks, Accounting Groups and …

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Setup Bing Places (Maps) for Business

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Steps to setting up Bing Places (a.k.a. Bing Maps) for a Local Business. This is part of a larger local marketing strategy to position your business as the number one business in your geographic area for digital search by your new and existing customers, the strategy is about capture their eyes, irrelevant of how they try to find you by …

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Setup Microsoft Account for Business

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Steps to setting up a Microsoft Account for a Local Business. You will need to do this for various local marketing and social marketing properties that need to be built on the Microsoft network. In this example I will be working with www.PlusMedicalClinic.com.au This is part of the Setup Social Media Accounts for Business” professional series and includes best practices …

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Distributed Article Machine

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The Distributed Article Machine allows content administrators to schedule and upload articles and images to multiple WebSite. Additionally these articles are released to public in an orderly fashion and automatically socialized to a social link wheel. I will be working with the IdeasMen – Content Constellation article uploader to schedule and upload 12 articles with featured images to 4 websites. …

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Convert List to Image Gallery with Viral Sharing

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This article walks through how we turn a Top 10 list into a beautiful into visual gallery that you can publish to a WordPress blog with built in Viral Sharing capacity via Pinterst and fair use image attribution to the original image. I will be working with the IdeasMen – Content Constellation Flickr and List based article uploader to generate …

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WP Cron Job Configuration for High Performance Websites - IdeasMen

WP Cron Job Configuration for High Performance Websites

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Having a High Performance Website can lead to improved Search Engine Rankings. In this lesson we run through how effective WordPress Cron Job configuration can improve initial load of websites. We have run into issue’s where WordPress PHP files and cron jobs cause a slow initial load of the website. The recommended solution is to create a manual Cron Job …

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Social Media Strategies for Business using Wordpress

Social Media Strategies for Business using WordPress

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This ten step series walks through “Social Media Strategies for Business using WordPress” for a professional services firm such as an Accounting franchise, Medical Practice or Finance Broker. The lesson guide will explain how you can use various social media strategies and platforms to maximise the reach of every bit of information you publish from your wordpress blog! Social media …

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Social Media Writing - Creating Social Media Posts for Be

Social Media Writing – Creating Social Media Posts for Beginners

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In this lesson we will examine how to make your posts more relatable to your target audience using advanced social media writing- whilst also maintaining best practices – for SEO & corporate professionalism. By the end of this, as a beginner – you should be able to create a catchy and effective social media post. This is lesson one in …

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W3 Total Cache for High Performance Websites - IdeasMen

W3 Total Cache for High Performance Websites

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Having a High Performance Website can lead to improved Search Engine Rankings. In this lesson we run through how to configure W3 Total Cache and connecting a WordPress site to Amazon CloudFront CDN. W3 Total Cache provides Easy Web Performance Optimization (WPO) using caching. It supports caching for these areas “browser, page, object, database, minify and content delivery network support”. …

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Image Optimizer WP Smush.IT - IdeasMen

Image optimizer – WP Smush.IT

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In this lesson we run through how to setup Smush.IT, the easy to use WordPress Image optimizer. This WordPress plugin will reduce image file sizes and improve performance using the Yahoo Smush.it API within WordPress. Source: Yahoo’s excellent Exceptional Performance series recommends optimizing images in several lossless ways: stripping meta data from JPEGs optimizing JPEG compression converting certain GIFs to …

David CruwysImage optimizer – WP Smush.IT