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How and why you should use long tail keywords in 2014

…or, how to become a writer for Jeopardy

Jeopardy is a truly unique show. It is the only show I know that phrases it’s questions in the form of answers, and vice versa. The contestant receives the answer to a question and must solve the puzzle by providing the originally intended question to the host.

It is this element of the game that makes it unique and has provided all of us with hours of entertainment. We also consume knowledge through watching the show that we may call back later in life.

Why does this matter for web and specifically content marketing?

Heading into 2014, this mentality of “answer first” is going to play a major role in the world of content marketing. Long tail keywords are going to be the captains of this new movement.

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What is the Best WordPress Theme Framework?

Coming into WordPress can be a daunting thing. For many people, the thought is to grab a theme and get going, until you start to discover that you need more ease of use.

If you do not code and want a good solution for your own business or for your clients, you can typically go one of two ways.

  1. Grab a WordPress theme framework with ease of use.
  2. Buy a clean theme and download plugins that will simply work.

Let’s explore some of the major players in the WordPress theme framework game and explore those options, as well as take a look at what can be done with a clean theme.

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Week in WordPress Episode 20

Today’s cast is a large one. (and that’s not just because we have FAT Media on the line today!)

In this episode of Week in WordPress, we talk about Crowd Favorite, WordPress 3.8 beta 1 being released, and WordPress Twenty Fourteen theme coming to the masses of WordPress.org users.

The guests joining Matt and Scott today are:

  • Carrie Dils
  • Garrett Moon of TodayMade (creators of CoSchedule)
  • Steven Word of Oomph
  • Robert Neu of FAT Media

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Editing, Publishing, and Writing Tools for WordPress

When it was initially conceived, WordPress was the place to go for creating blogs and writing articles.

Time has passed. WordPress functionality has expanded, and it has become the best choice for business, newspaper, magazine, and other websites.

With all of this potential for smart content creation and , it can be difficult to manage the large quantity of articles and blog posts that are being made at once.

Check out these tools to enhance editorial and project management capabilities of WordPress.

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Where did my YouTube Comments Go? (A Google+ Story)

Google made waves last week when they decided to make a big change to the social flow of the YouTube community.

As a company that thrives on YouTube, we were as surprised as you were when we logged in to find that our accounts HAD NO ACTIVITY.

No messages.

No comments on any of our videos. It was strange.

Then we found out what happened. Find out the wheres, whys, and hows to the Google+ takeover of YouTube comments.

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Week in WordPress Episode 19: Scotts, “Sync”ing, and Sass

We’ve got guests on guests on guests in this episode of Week in WordPress!

Matt and Scott of our Slocum Studio are joined by

  1. Nathan Hangen, co-founder of Virtuous Giant
  2. Scott Bolinger, co-founder of AppPresser and Press Coders
  3. James Laws, co-founder of WP Ninjas (Ninja Forms)

Find out why Matt Mullenweg was spotted with Joomla! and why WordPress has adopted Sass, among other things.

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How to reset or delete a WordPress install using plugins

There are plenty of reasons why you would want to delete or simply reset a WordPress install.

Imagine for a moment that you were testing something for a client and needed to see WordPress without any plugins installed.

How about that group of posts that is no longer necessary on your website, for example?

Read or watch on to look at some plugins that will enable you to reset sections of your WordPress-powered website or completely change the website back to factory settings.

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