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Tour Google Search Console

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We are finishing this lesson on Integrating a Professional Services Website with Google by taking a tour of the Google Search Console. We just configured the console and so now it’s time to take a look at what you can do in the console. It looks like we have an error in our sitemap. Oh,

Configure Google Search Console

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Now that we have created a sitemap for our business WordPress website using Yoast SEO, we are going to go to the Google Search Console. We are going to do a google search here for the console. It’s this first one, so I’ll click on that. Since I’m already setup it takes me to the

Create a Google Account

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Good afternoon everybody and welcome to lesson 13 of our class in How to Build a Professional Website using WordPress and Thesis 2.3. In this lesson we will be focusing our attention on coordinating our business website with Google. That really starts off by having a Gmail account. It’s absolutely essential for a website owner

Lesson 4 – Email Marketing – Build your email list with free products

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In this lesson of our How to Sell Your Digital Products With WP eStore course we will be integrating email marketing into our store.  While this lesson is taught using AWeber, the concepts can be easily applied to MailChimp, Constant Contact and other email marketing systems.  WP eStore provides seamless integration with the major email

Lesson 13 – Part 5 – Configure Webmaster Tools

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Now that we’ve configured Google Analytics, the next aspect of this is configuring Webmaster Tools. Webmaster Tools is the second big Google tool that you have at your disposal for testing and maintaining your site health. Once you’ve set up this Google account, your Gmail account, you’re going to come over to Webmaster Tools and

Lesson 13 – Part 4 – Tour Google Analytics

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I’m going to take you over to my Analytics account and we’ll take a look at thesiscss.com. I haven’t looked at those metrics for a while. Here’s what you see when you are touring Google Analytics. This is your main overview page. There’s a summary page under Home. So if you click Home, you can

Lesson 13 – Part 3 – Configure Google Analytics

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Now that we’ve created that Google account, we’re going to configure Google Analytics. And this is a place in which Thesis 2 is different than Thesis 1.85 and from Genesis. So once we’ve got our Gmail account set up, we’re going to come over and do that now. Okay, my email that I have set

Lesson 13 – Part 6 – Tour Webmaster Tools

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Now we’ll go on a tour of Webmaster Tools. Let’s take a look again at thesiscss.com which is what we were looking at before. We look at our sitemap. It’s got 38 URLs that were submitted and 25 URLs that were indexed. It’s saying that there are no crawl errors although there is one that

Lesson 13 – Integrating your Site with Google

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In lesson 13 of our Build a Responsive Professional Website using Thesis Theme 2, we show how to integrate your WordPress site with Google. We begin by showing you how to create a sitemap using Google XML Sitemaps and how to verify that it's working. Then we show how to create a Google Account which

Lesson 9 – Part 10 – Using Photoshop Elements to Prepare your Images

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Now we’re going to look at Photoshop elements to prepare images. I don’t actually use Photoshop elements. I use Photoshop and I use it all the time. I’ve found that it’s the right tool for the job for me. I have a bunch of lessons on the site about Paint.net but that’s only really available

Lesson 9 – Part 8 – Optimizing Images for the Web

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Let’s talk about optimizing images for the web now. Image optimization is finding the right balance between file size and image quality. The reason why we optimize images is because first, we want to increase the speed of our web pages. Larger images and images that are bigger than necessary take up bandwidth and slow

Lesson 13 – Part 3 – Configure Google Analytics

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The next step then once you either logged in to your Gmail account or you've created this Gmail account is to create a Google Analytics account and to integrate your website with that. Let's just search for analytics, we'll go to Sign Up and it knows I'm already logged in. What Google Analytics is for,

Lesson 13 – Integrating your Site with Google

Lesson 13 of our Build a Professional Services Website using the Genesis theme and WordPress shows you how to integrate your small business/professional website with Google. We begin by showing how to create a sitemap using Google XML Sitemaps and we discuss why that is so important. Then we show how to create a Google