Setting Up A New Blog – How-to / Case Study Series

Watch how a new blog is built - step by step in real time.

This post launches a new series here on Hot Blog Tips that will help you set-up, launch, and promote your brand new blog. From concept to scale, we’ll follow what will surely be one of the most successful blogs the survival niche has seen. [Read more…]

Setting Up A Static Front Page And Moving Your Blog To Its Own Page

Single Page (or post) ReDesign

Is it time to move your blog posts to its own page and set-up a special front page for your blog? I’m going to introduce you to a free WordPress plugin that will easily allow you to build that new front page without touching your current blog design or WordPress theme. Without hiring someone to design a custom WordPress theme or even changing themes.

Then I’m going to show you how to adjust the settings in your WordPress dashboard so everything works right. [Read more…]

20 Twitter Mistakes That Hurt Your Brand

Don't let Twitter hurt your brand

Tweeting is content and your content should have a strategy. Call it content marketing or content creation, what matters is you’re getting the most from your content without hurting your brand or wasting your time. [Read more…]

Changing Your LinkedIn Custom Profile URL

Customizing Your Public Profile URL

How long has it been since you’ve updated your LinkedIn profile? It’s been a while for me, up until now.

In this post we’ll look at creating a free vanity URL for your LinkedIn profile, how to  change a LinkedIn profile custom URL, and separating personal and professional brands by creating a LinkedIn Company Page.
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Create Shorter Vanity Tracking Links With A Custom Domain

Creating Custom Vanity Tracking Links

A vanity URL or tracking link is a shortened redirect we use for better branding and aesthetics. In this post I’m going to show you how to use a dedicated or custom vanity domain for creating fast and easy tracking links that are shorter and look better than most bloggers use.

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