Plugins can only be used on hosted sites: here are a few

Ad Rotate: This provides a “rotating” call to action in the information column of the blog. The people who visit your blog are likely to be interested in other things than you. This puts multiple calls to action in one small space.

Akismet: This is a comment spam blocking WordPress plugin and absolutely essential for any blogger.

 BackWPup: This makes sure your blog is backed up without having to think about it and can be scheduled and also saved on to another external server apart from your website hosting provider.

Floating Social Bar: Floating Social Bar is unique in the world of a ton of social share buttons: They stick to the top of your screen as you scroll down. While there are similar ones that work on the sidebar, these sidebar social share plugins aren’t visible on all mobile devices.

Google+ Blog: This plug in allows you to send posts from Google+ to your WordPress blog by adding a hashtag to the post.

Leadpages: GREAT plugin that is truly the world’s easiest landing page generator.

Magic Action Box: Magic action box is a fantastic plugin to use which you can instantly place a sign up form at the end of every blog post. It makes the job effortless. Another advantage is that it can be connected with your Aweber and MailChimp accounts thereby making it easy for you to gather new blog subscribers. This plugin can help you get more people to sign up for your blog updates. If you would like to, you can also use it as a popup form.

Optin Monster: Opt-In Monster is simply a way to increase (more…)

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It’s All About Nip Tuck:8 Things to Cut Out on Social Media

8 Things You Should Never Do On Your Business Social Media Page

Social media has become a prime platform for businesses to engage and interact with prospects and customers. Problems arise, however, when company representatives, or even owners, do things on social media that jeopardise rather than help the business.

Here are 8 things you should avoid doing on the company’s  or  your own social media page. Remember even though the internet  offers the facility of communication try not to always have an agenda when you chat to another. Never lower your tone to  an others incite, like the TV switch off. 
It’s all about juggling the numbers keep it simple.

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Decide on your own theme for next week, this way you can have your own personal website. WordPress’ new 2014 is pretty cool,clean,classic

http://twentyfourteendemo.wordpress.com/

If you want relevant images,header etc added to your site email them as attachments and send them to your self.

This  week we looked at the importance of social media. Everything is sync’d. You are either in or out go for it no one is looking? Twitter,LinkedIn, Flickr, Facebook,Google + Tumblr
Slides attached for your convenience about how Social Media works and its importance to your business. We looked at

Widgets  Branding   Creating a Logo Syncing social Media with your site

Check the Page template feature when you select a theme, this gives you the option of a clean front page with no sidebar, two sidebars, a footer, three widgets in the footer, Default template

Widgets

Easy way to add image in sidebar use post or page, it’s irrelevant

Image Widget

Choosing a Theme for your new Site

Previewing your theme

Thinking of Menus when choosing a theme and Managing them

Menu Management

Syncing  Your social Media

Occams Razor?

when you have two competing theories that make exactly the same predictions, the simpler one is the better.”

Still,we insist on the bamboozle principle;)