RankMath SEO Course Review

RankMath SEO Course Review - Building a strong foundation

RankMath SEO recently announced their new SEO Course! As a website manager with mostly self-taught SEO skills and very little formal training, it sounded like a good way to fill in some of the gaps. RankMath SEO Course Overview Chapter 1 starts slowly with some “very basic building blocks to a strong SEO foundation.” Things…

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Can AI help me stick to a blog posting schedule?

Can AI help me stick to my blog posting schedule?

I love being a website manager! But being involved in 30 websites with a waiting list of about 15 more, it is easy to fall behind on my own personal projects. Will AI help me stick to a blog posting schedule? Why can’t I stick to a regular posting schedule? First, I need to take…

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Stepping into AI: RankMath Content AI Review

RankMath Content AI Review

I am so excited to share this review of RankMath’s Content AI! I had the pleasure of using RankMath’s new Content AI beta last weekend. I have to say, so far I am impressed and excited to see how this will improve my publishing game! I can see Content AI saving time as I try…

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Stepping into AI: Pros and Cons of Using AI to Write Your Website Articles

A robot contemplates "the pros and cons of using AI to write your articles"

Guess what? This post was generated with the help of RankMath’s new Content AI and edited by Michelle at EastTexasDesign.com . RankMath is my favorite WordPress SEO Plugin! AI-powered technologies have revolutionized various industries, including content creation. Many businesses use AI to generate website articles to save time and resources. It is important to consider…

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Stepping into AI: #2 Pretty Pictures with Pebblely

pretty pictures with pebblely, a jar of pepper sauce on a decorative background with pink ribbon demonstrates pebblely ai for generating instagram-worthy product images

I have been using Pebblely for a few months now. Here is my review: It started with a search for product photography props. I found some very nice sets for $800+. A price that was kind of worth it … but I was hesitant to spend so much on something that I can’t touch and…

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Stepping into AI: #1 Amazing Adobe Firefly

Today I was approved to try Adobe Firefly Beta! Their Facebook group is full of stunning images that help me realize it takes a special talent to describe the images you want Firefly to generate. The imagination on these creators is impressive 🙂 How complicated is it? Creating images in Adobe Firefly was easy! After…

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Google Sheets Dropdown Chips – I’m gonna love this!

Today’s helpful tip when I logged in to Google Sheets was how to use “Dropdown Chips.” Some people I work with rely heavily on Google Sheets to share tasks like price updates. There are several repetitive fields, such as the one I label “TYPE” to tell if an item is retail, wholesale, or bulk, and…

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Set up WordPress to use Yahoo! Mail with Post SMTP Plugin

As security tightens to fight the scammers and the spammers, it gets harder for our websites to do the things that we have come to expect. For example, today I realized that one of my more neglected websites was unable to pass along contact form submissions. Oops! 1. Install the Post SMTP Plugin The free…

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Replacing WPBruiser with CleanTalk

For over two years, WP Bruiser did an excellent job protecting my WordPress websites from Spam. The few unwanted comments that made their way through could have been eliminated by adding a $10-15 per year extension. I was ready to purchase the extension when Mike at NetSpeedia pointed out that it has been over two…

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