How To Put Social Media Icons On Your Website

So, you’ve found the perfect social media icons and you want to put them in your theme – maybe in a widget section. Here’s are step-by-step directions on how to do that. (I’m focusing on WordPress here, but the basic principles would be the same with any blogging...

Review: PhotoSpin Stock Images

I was recently offered the opportunity to review the stock image site, PhotoSpin.com. Since I am constantly in need of well-priced, quality stock images, I gladly accepted! The images are priced at $2 for a small (864px) image, up to $20 for a large (3600px) image....

Promote Your Online Business With Creative Printed Materials

I know I'm not alone when I say that face-to-face networking isn't my favorite thing to do. The word 'networking' makes my skin crawl a little. But it's important. Face-to-face interactions still mean an awful lot, convey a sense of trust and familiarity that emails...

Pinterest Social Media Icon for Your Blog

Have you discovered Pinterest yet? It's the best way I've found to keep track of, organize and share all the stuff you find on the web. I've been using it for a while and was looking around for an icon to put on one of my sites to link to my Pinterest boards, and I...

Great source for stock photography

There are many sources for stock photography and vector images, and I'm always up for trying a new one. Recently Fotolia contacted me, and asked if I wanted to try out their service and pass along my thoughts to you*. I've used Fotolia for over a week now, and I must...

Disable the Admin bar in WordPress

I hate the new Admin bar in WordPress, and while it's easy to disable in your User profile, if you have a site with many subscribers and you don't want them to be annoyed by the bar, or for some design reason you don't want it to show, here is the code to place in...

Website Failure: How To Avoid It And When To Accept It

Posting has been a little thin around here lately, to say the least, as I'm continuing to find it difficult to keep all the balls in the air. I started several sites this summer and in hindsight, while I learned something from them, I should have just skipped it and...

How to replace Read More with an image

Sometimes it's preferable to have a button instead of text to allow the reader to jump to the rest of a post. Following is the code to replace the text with an image: <?php the_content('<img src= "' . get_bloginfo('template_directory')....

Enable the WordPress 3.0 Multi-Site Option

There are so many great things about WordPress 3.0 (like the awesome Menus feature for example), and one of the best is that they've combined WP and WPMU at long last. You have to turn on the multi-site option by adding a bit of code to the wp-config.php file to...

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