Join Carrie Dils for an in-depth discussion in this video Getting people to visit your site, part of WordPress and Genesis DIY: Freelance/Independent Website.
- At this point you've worked really…hard to get your site looking beautiful and online.…Now, you'd like to invite visitors to come in,…see your site and then…contact you for services.…In this movie we'll talk about a few…things you can do to encourage site traffic.…The first is to use some sort of SEO plug-in.…Genesis actually comes with some…built-in SEO settings.…There's the course settings here…under the Genesis menu,…and then on each individual post and page…you'll find addtional SEO options.…
Things like you're document title,…your post page Meta description, et cetera.…While the Genesis SEO tool is…actually pretty decent I prefer to use the…WordPress SEO plug-in by Yoast.…It's freely available in the WordPress.org…repository and fairly easy to use.…Now, there's nothing magical when it comes to SEO.…It's just about having good practices…and knowing how to do things right.…If you're new to SEO I'd highly…recommend browsing the…SEO Fundamentals course in the…Lynda.com library.…
After we've gone through and setup…
Find more courses in this series in our WordPress DIY playlist.
- Understanding your site goals
- Making a content inventory
- Choosing a theme and plugins
- Configuring theme settings
- Finding and installing plugins
- Adding custom styles
- Securing your site and managing spam
Skill Level Beginner
1. Preparing to Build a Freelance Website
2. Picking and Configuring a Theme
Adding affiliate banners2m 27s
3. Extending Functionality with Plugins
4. Going Live
Going Further with WordPress
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