For some reason, the hacked code I had in place to make Gravatars show up in Posts and Comments mysteriously broke over the weekend, so after a bit of troubleshooting (and an attempt to guesstimate the issue that turned into a neat feature that makes the author’s email address link embed into their name) I … Read More
Well, that depends. Does your email subject line length rival some Shakespearean lines, or is it concise and to the point? Does it frequently include the words Reminder, Help, Percent Off or FREE? For that matter, IS IT WRITTEN ALL IN CAPS? According to several best practices studies done on the open rates for HTML … Read More
The latest issue of The ‘Truth is out – Volume 2, Issue 5 – Why Blog? – Need a low-cost Web presence? You might want to consider a blog.
Left to Right: Luke Petterson, Aziz Usmanov, Brian Meckler, Mark Huesman, MacDalton Berns, Adam Weidman, Cas Johnson. News Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, March 5, 2008 Moorhead Marketing Firm Wins 10 ADDY Awards Fargo, ND – The Advertising Federation of Fargo-Moorhead presented Absolute Marketing Group with seven Gold ADDY Awards and three Silver ADDY Awards … Read More
The latest issue of The ‘Truth is out – Why HTML e-mail marketing? What you’re missing out on P.S. – An earlier version of the article in this issue was printed in the FM Biz Journal – Maybe that’s why it seems familiar.
UPDATE: This hack has just recently broken. 🙁 HOWEVER, I found a nifty plugin to replace it. With thanks to Justin P., we’ve figured out a way to make the Gravatars plugin for WordPress (available at the gravatars website) display gravatars for BOTH Comments AND Posts. Not only that, but you can specify a default … Read More
So you’ve updated your old website – great! But if you’re stuck staring at your old site even after refreshing your browser window and clearing your cache, there may be an external issue preventing you from seeing your new site. There are a couple of things that may be going on – If your site … Read More
No no, we’re not talking about your wallet. 🙂 We’re talking about the memory in your browser. Why would you want to do this? Well, most often it’s because you’re looking at a website that should have updated changes, but no matter how many times you refresh the page, it still looks the same. Added … Read More
So you’ve just gotten an HTML email in your inbox, and you’re all excited to open it – wait – this isn’t right! There are a lot of little red X boxes instead of images! Why is this happening? Well, your email client (Outlook, Mail, Gmail, Yahoo, Hotmail, etc.) might be automatically set to block … Read More
After upgrading the blog to version 2.3.1 and combing through posts like this to find good plugins, I’ve implemented a few on this site. The constant challenge of finding good 3rd party plugins for your WordPress blog is that some don’t play well with others and many just don’t work. It’s time-consuming and frustrating to … Read More