Art Marketing Tip Number Five
As I was doing some clean up work on the blog I happened to notice the 5th tip was no where to be found. I never posted it. So here is the last piece of the 5 tips. This plugin is most likely the most important one. Once this is up and running it makes a huge difference specific to on page optimization if you use it properly.
All in One SEO Pack
This is one of my favorite plugins and the first one I use when optimizing a new blog. This plugin puts some extra fields in the posting area for you to fill out.
- Automatically optimizes your titles for search engines
- Generates META tags automatically
- You can override any title and set any META description and any META keywords you want.
- You can change the post title on each article
- Autogenerate keyword rich descriptions of posts
- Setup meta tags and descriptions for the home page
Art Marketing tips day number four, Twitter tools
There are several posts about art marketing with twitter located on this blog. One way integrate your WP blog and your twitter account is a piece with this plugin by Alex King. It works very well and is simple enough even I can use it. (for us non-techies) You can pull your tweets into your blog as well as creating new tweets on blog posts from within WordPress. This is a great way to leverage your time.
By choosing a few settings to add your twitter username and password you can notify your twitter friends when you have a new blog post.
- Automatically create tweets from your blog posts
- Create blog posts from your tweets
There are a few areas in beta right now. The experiments are daily and weekly digests from your posts.
Download it a twitter tools
Art Marketing: Five Days Five Tips Plugin Three
Onlywire autosubmit plugin
This is a very cool plugin. It allows you to submit to many social bookmarking sites all at once, from one place. This will ensure you get your content syndicated; it is a very efficient way to market your art. http://www.onlywire.com is a free service*.
*The service is free if you include a link-back to the onlywire site. If you do not want to provide a link, you need to pay for the premium version, which is $2.99/month.
link to http://www.onlywire.com/
Art Marketing tips for your wordpress blog
Sometimes marketing my art is a real drag. The tips in this short series are fun, effective and easily implemented. So WP plugin number two is…
At the time of this writing digg digg supports Digg, Reddit, dzone and Yahoo Buzz. This plugin makes it easy for your readers to submit your articles to major social bookmarking sites.
There are no code change requirements to integrate it to your template.
Features: From the digg digg site. You can chose to
- Display at Home page
- Display at Static page
- Display at Post Page
- Display at Category Page
- Display at Archive Page
Art Marketing, Five Days of SEO Tips
Following are some cool tools to help get some traffic to your blog. They are for WordPress users. The first tip can make a huge difference in getting organic search engine traffic. In marketing your art more eyeballs viewing portrait art, abstract piece or latest oil painting will translate to more sales. So here we go.
1) XML Sitemap Generator
What is a sitemap and how does it help me with art marketing? Sitemaps are one of the best ways for webmasters to let a search engines know there are pages on their sites available for crawling. Basically, a Sitemap is an XML file. That file will list the URLs and some metadata about each URL. The metadata may include when the site it was last updated, the URL’s relevancy to the rest of the site and how often the site changes. This information helps the crawl the site more efficiently and intelligently.
The way pages are located by the web crawlers is by referral. New pages are discovered from links within the site and from links in other sites.
The XML site plugin generates a dynamic site from each blog post which facilitates a faster crawl rate from the major search engines
Features: These are copied from the XML Generator Site
- Available in many languages
- Generates automatically a sitemap for all types of WordPress pages
- Calculates a priority for each post, based on the number of comments
- Notifies Ask.com, Google, Bing and YAHOO about changes via ping
- Includes a WordPress filter for other plugins which can add their pages to the sitemap
- Generates a static XML file as well as a zipped version