WordPress rulez!

There’s a blogging faceoff going on over at Mashable [you can participate here]. When I voted, these were the results…

33% of the top blogs in the world use WordPress and so do I!

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Just got back…

…after a lovely week of camping on the Keweenaw Peninsula. If you have a backlog of e1evation issues on your agenda, please arrange a meeting at http://tungle.me/toddlohenry…

Five Best Blogging Platforms

I use 4 out of the 5 platforms daily. WordPress is the hands down favorite of most people in this poll, but the real winner is anyone who uses both Posterous and WordPress together to drive traffic…

Posting PDFs to WordPress…

A client asked me what is the best way to include pdfs in WordPress. Since I really hadn’t thought about that for awhile, I asked the smartest WordPress guy I know what he does. He answered “I like to upload to the media library, grab the URL link and then link to it in the post. More work but better control over appearance and such.” Now I’m sure that works fine, but for now, I’m going to use Scribd [an example of which you see below]. Me? I’m always thinking ‘home bases and outposts’ [use the search box] so Scribd makes perfect sense for me. If I post my pdf there and copy the embed code here, not only do I get some powerful viewing tools [full screen, print, etc.] someone my find my blog because they found my document in Scribd…

Here’s his approach:

Here’s Scribd:

Either way works — which one is more effective depends on your objectives but I’m biased toward being ‘social’ and Scribd helps me accomplish that objective nicely. Questions? Feedback? Leave a comment or use the contact page to reach me…

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TypePad, We Love You! Here's Why…

““Why do you recommend TypePad.com for blogging? What features make it better for professionals than the free platforms?”

We get asked this question frequently.

We believe most professionals have a lot to do simply running their businesses. Marketing should be as automated as possible, while maintaining a personal touch. Of course, blogging is a near perfect medium for communicating your message to a global audience in an informal, personal manner.”

Personally, I recommend WordPress.org, but this is good perspective. Click here to read more…

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WordPress rulez!

There’s a blogging faceoff going on over at Mashable [you can participate here]. When I voted, these were the results…

33% of the top blogs in the world use WordPress and so do I!

Reblog this post [with Zemanta]