The Blog Newsletter Combo Makes Art Blogging Easy

CONCEPT: The concept behind the blog newsletter combo is that content sent to followers in emails can also be blog posts. This will make creating content and art blogging  easy. As an artist I did not set out to blog about anything, let alone my art work.  However, I did start to blog when a client [...]

How to Copy and Paste a Link

You will find many uses for it so I am going to show you how to copy and paste a link URL. It is important to know that pasting a URL does not automatically add a hyperlink to it. Nor should you be using a URL as the link text for a hyperlink. This is because most URL’s are not pretty and don’t have meaning. Read more about meaningful hyperlinks here.

What do You Name Your Homepage

You may or maynot know that you really don’t need a home page per se. With WordPress you can set any page or your blog to be the landing page of your site. But if you want a special page as a home page then don’t name the home page home. Why? Because home really isn’t a [...]

YOUR Top 10 Favourite Posts of 2013!

As we say goodbye to 2013 and herald in 2014 I thought it would be interesting to see what interested you the most over the past 12 months. I dug into my Google Analytics and found your top 10 favourite posts of 2013, chosen by you the readers of Artbiz’s blog. 1. Choosing a Domain [...]

Reasons to write blog excerpts

It is good practice to write blog excepts, it will help you focus and stay on topic. An excerpt can be used as the basis to write a meta description and will help your readers find what they are looking for faster. For these reasons what you write for your excerpt is important.

Using WordPress for Fine Art Presentation Notes

Presentation Notes for using WordPress for Fine Art How YOU can get your art found online and create opportunities. This is the full presentation given at Untitled Art Society. Shorter versions with slight variations were presented to WordCamp Edmonton and the art students Grand Prairie College. Opening Remarks Slides 1 -2 Kim Bruce is an [...]

Create meaningful hyperlinks

Best practices to create meaningful hyperlinks and links to PDFs

By using appropriate link text you will create meaningful hyperlinks to internal and external web pages. Use these guidelines for linking to non-web documents such as PDFs and email addresses.