title

Blog You Want

Scott Winterroth

0
Followers
0
Plays
Blog You Want
Blog You Want

Blog You Want

Scott Winterroth

0
Followers
0
Plays
OVERVIEWEPISODESYOU MAY ALSO LIKE

Details

About Us

@swinterroth

Latest Episodes

Should you use Medium or LinkedIn for posts or self-host with WordPress?

Distribution is everything and platforms like Medium and LinkedIn provide a built-in user base of readers for your content. Does posting your content on these paste-and-publish platforms come at a long-term cost? Scott shares his thoughts on if you should invest in a self-hosted WordPress site in 2019/2020 or just give up and use LinkedIn or Medium to post your blog content to promote your online product. Episode Links * Medium* LinkedIn* WordPress vs WordPress* WordSpaces Hosting* The Digital Acquisition Cycle for Content Creators book

11 MINSEP 12
Comments
Should you use Medium or LinkedIn for posts or self-host with WordPress?

#47 – Can you make money with your blog?

I launched a book! I'm pleased to announce my new book, The Digital Acquisition Cycle for Content Creators! In this episode, I cover some concepts of how you can make money and I share a FREE chapter of my forthcoming audiobook version of the book. Take a listen, and please enjoy! Thank you for being a loyal listener to my podcast. Mentioned in this Episode: * The Digital Acquisition Cycle for Content Creators by Scott Winterroth* Amazon Paperback version

17 MINSEP 10
Comments
#47 – Can you make money with your blog?

Extending WordPress with Plugins

WordPress is a fantastic content management system, but plugins are what makes WordPress go from good to great. In this episode, Scott shares some helpful tactics and strategies for finding and installing plugins, plus tips for evaluating a plugin before you install it in your website or blog. Cheatsheet coming soon, please check back asap! * 50 WordPress Plugins You Should Know eBook Download * WordSpaces Hosting* The Digital Acquisition Cycle for Content Creators Book Click here or the WordPress infographic to download a high-resolution version which is much easier to read. WordPress Plugin Cheat Sheet Infographic

19 MINSEP 3
Comments
Extending WordPress with Plugins

Advantages of the New WordPress Block Editor

WordPress launched the new Block Editor - AKA Project Gutenberg - with the release of WP 5.0 in late 2018. After some legit field testing, now using the new Editor for several months, I wanted to share some reasons why content creators should be 100% behind this new editing experience. From the tactical and practical reasons to the fundamental logic of open-source publishing, this new block editing experience brings new advantages to content creators. In this episode, I explain why you should work your way towards leaving the Classic Editor behind. As mentioned in the show: * Hello Gutenberg, an introduction to WordPress redesigned editor with samples* Essential Elements of an Ideal Blog Post - more on visual cues * The Digital Acquisition Cycle for Content Creators* WordSpaces Hosting

11 MINAUG 26
Comments
Advantages of the New WordPress Block Editor

Optimize your WordPress site settings

Out of the box, WordPress is a powerful content management tool for websites and blog but there may be some default settings that you will want to change to achieve optimum performance. In this episode, I deep dive into some of the most important WordPress admin settings that you should know in order to best manage your self-hosted blog. Of course, this comes with a plethora of warnings as I don't want you to make a change that creates a negative impact on your site's performance or search engine optimization. Listen in to learn the @WordMentor's tips and tricks and get ready for a big tease dropped at the end of this episode. Download my WordPress Settings Cheat Sheet and get the details on all 50+ WordPress Settings Options and Hacks! Mentioned in this episode: * Episode 41 - WordPress vs WordPress* Redirection Plugin* WordMentor Facebook Group by Content Academy Where to find the start of the WordPress settings panels. If your dashboard does not look like this, you may need to as...

25 MINAUG 2
Comments
Optimize your WordPress site settings

Is WordPress secure? How to harden your blog.

WordPress is one of the most popular blogging software programs on the planet, but does that mean it is secure? The truth is, it may not be and if you don't prepare yourself with these WordPress security tips then you might be on a crash course to disaster. Prepare yourself with some practical advice on how to harden your WordPress site and maximize your time management by preparation and prevention. See also: Episode 41 - WordPress vs. WordPress Watch the Vlog version of this episode on the Content Academy YouTube [WordMentor Vlog] => WordMentor Facebook Group by Content Academy - Join for Free! Mentioned in this episode: * SiteGround Hosting with rolling backup* Sucuri Security* WordFence* Gotmls Scanner Plugin* WordPress First Time User Course by Content Academy Download the episode transcript

15 MINJUN 12
Comments
Is WordPress secure? How to harden your blog.

#42 – Gail and Scott launch a podcast!

In this episode, I introduce you to one of my collaborators Gail Zugerman. Gail is the host of a new podcast, Growing Older with Gusto, and is a 10+ year blogger now turned podcaster. We sat down in a very awesome lobby to discuss our podcast project and how we're planning to document our journey on this podcast as we work to build this new media endeavor. Listen in and get the details on how we got started, what we're doing and how you can follow along with our progress.

14 MINMAY 8
Comments
#42 – Gail and Scott launch a podcast!

WordPress vs WordPress

Believe it or not, there are two types of WordPress. In this episode, Scott Winterroth shares his knowledge of working with WordPress over the last 11 year and preps for a series of WordPress tips and tricks episodes coming out over the next few months. If you're brand new to WordPress or you're a seasoned pro, this is still a good episode for you as I share some great ways for how to explain to other new users on the difference between WordPress.com vs WordPress.org plus I share some history of how we got to WordPress today. Mentioned in the episode: * WordPress.com* WordPress.org* VentureBeat: Automattic, the company behind WordPress, is worth$1.16B in new $160M round* Ma.tt: The Blogging SoftwareDilemma* The Month in WordPress: March 2019* WordPress First Time User Course on Content Academy

16 MINAPR 10
Comments
WordPress vs WordPress

Tools for editing your blog's photos and graphics

This episode is a continuation of my mini series on working with images and your blog. In the podcast, I discuss the tools I use to create great content from touching up photos to creating graphics and more. In the lesson video tutorial, I dive into showing you how the built-in WordPress media editor works and what you can do with it to save time and edit your photos on the fly. This is a great episode, I really share some of my best tips for blogging and content marketing. Please share! Episode Resource Links Links to the tools mentioned in this episode, broken down into three categories of pro, accessible and smart. PRO Learn valuable skills: * Adobe Photoshop* Affinity Designer* Affinity Designer* Sketch for Mac* GIMP Accessible Use on the go! * Canva* Stencil* Adobe Spark Smart! Outsource * Fiverr* Upwork* 99designs Other "Random" recommendations: Just for fun or great and easy tools for creating great things: * Remove.bg - Easy remove the background from an image* Giphy.com - D...

27 MINMAR 18
Comments
Tools for editing your blog's photos and graphics

Maximize your blog's images for optimum performance

This is episode 2 of my back to basic series on working with images and your blog. In this episode, I share with you why I optimize my images before I upload them into my WordPress site and share some free and low cost resources for optimizing your images for delivery. This is a great episode regardless if you're just getting started or you've been at it for a while as I feel everyone should optimize images regardless of what type of platform they blog on. Plus, be sure to check out my free cheat sheet for using Adobe Photoshop to save images for the web. (Optin below resources) Show Resource Links: * WordPress.org* UnitConverters.net (Pixel to Inch)* Organize your computer for success (Content Academy)* WordPress Plugin Recommendations:* Imagify.io* Smush.it* SiteGround Hosting (Affiliate Link)* JetPack for WordPress* Pingdom Page Speed Test Thank you! Download the cheat sheet here! .et_bloom .et_bloom_optin_1 .et_bloom_form_content { background-color: #ffffff !important; } .et_blo...

25 MINMAR 11
Comments
Maximize your blog's images for optimum performance

Latest Episodes

Should you use Medium or LinkedIn for posts or self-host with WordPress?

Distribution is everything and platforms like Medium and LinkedIn provide a built-in user base of readers for your content. Does posting your content on these paste-and-publish platforms come at a long-term cost? Scott shares his thoughts on if you should invest in a self-hosted WordPress site in 2019/2020 or just give up and use LinkedIn or Medium to post your blog content to promote your online product. Episode Links * Medium* LinkedIn* WordPress vs WordPress* WordSpaces Hosting* The Digital Acquisition Cycle for Content Creators book

11 MINSEP 12
Comments
Should you use Medium or LinkedIn for posts or self-host with WordPress?

#47 – Can you make money with your blog?

I launched a book! I'm pleased to announce my new book, The Digital Acquisition Cycle for Content Creators! In this episode, I cover some concepts of how you can make money and I share a FREE chapter of my forthcoming audiobook version of the book. Take a listen, and please enjoy! Thank you for being a loyal listener to my podcast. Mentioned in this Episode: * The Digital Acquisition Cycle for Content Creators by Scott Winterroth* Amazon Paperback version

17 MINSEP 10
Comments
#47 – Can you make money with your blog?

Extending WordPress with Plugins

WordPress is a fantastic content management system, but plugins are what makes WordPress go from good to great. In this episode, Scott shares some helpful tactics and strategies for finding and installing plugins, plus tips for evaluating a plugin before you install it in your website or blog. Cheatsheet coming soon, please check back asap! * 50 WordPress Plugins You Should Know eBook Download * WordSpaces Hosting* The Digital Acquisition Cycle for Content Creators Book Click here or the WordPress infographic to download a high-resolution version which is much easier to read. WordPress Plugin Cheat Sheet Infographic

19 MINSEP 3
Comments
Extending WordPress with Plugins

Advantages of the New WordPress Block Editor

WordPress launched the new Block Editor - AKA Project Gutenberg - with the release of WP 5.0 in late 2018. After some legit field testing, now using the new Editor for several months, I wanted to share some reasons why content creators should be 100% behind this new editing experience. From the tactical and practical reasons to the fundamental logic of open-source publishing, this new block editing experience brings new advantages to content creators. In this episode, I explain why you should work your way towards leaving the Classic Editor behind. As mentioned in the show: * Hello Gutenberg, an introduction to WordPress redesigned editor with samples* Essential Elements of an Ideal Blog Post - more on visual cues * The Digital Acquisition Cycle for Content Creators* WordSpaces Hosting

11 MINAUG 26
Comments
Advantages of the New WordPress Block Editor

Optimize your WordPress site settings

Out of the box, WordPress is a powerful content management tool for websites and blog but there may be some default settings that you will want to change to achieve optimum performance. In this episode, I deep dive into some of the most important WordPress admin settings that you should know in order to best manage your self-hosted blog. Of course, this comes with a plethora of warnings as I don't want you to make a change that creates a negative impact on your site's performance or search engine optimization. Listen in to learn the @WordMentor's tips and tricks and get ready for a big tease dropped at the end of this episode. Download my WordPress Settings Cheat Sheet and get the details on all 50+ WordPress Settings Options and Hacks! Mentioned in this episode: * Episode 41 - WordPress vs WordPress* Redirection Plugin* WordMentor Facebook Group by Content Academy Where to find the start of the WordPress settings panels. If your dashboard does not look like this, you may need to as...

25 MINAUG 2
Comments
Optimize your WordPress site settings

Is WordPress secure? How to harden your blog.

WordPress is one of the most popular blogging software programs on the planet, but does that mean it is secure? The truth is, it may not be and if you don't prepare yourself with these WordPress security tips then you might be on a crash course to disaster. Prepare yourself with some practical advice on how to harden your WordPress site and maximize your time management by preparation and prevention. See also: Episode 41 - WordPress vs. WordPress Watch the Vlog version of this episode on the Content Academy YouTube [WordMentor Vlog] => WordMentor Facebook Group by Content Academy - Join for Free! Mentioned in this episode: * SiteGround Hosting with rolling backup* Sucuri Security* WordFence* Gotmls Scanner Plugin* WordPress First Time User Course by Content Academy Download the episode transcript

15 MINJUN 12
Comments
Is WordPress secure? How to harden your blog.

#42 – Gail and Scott launch a podcast!

In this episode, I introduce you to one of my collaborators Gail Zugerman. Gail is the host of a new podcast, Growing Older with Gusto, and is a 10+ year blogger now turned podcaster. We sat down in a very awesome lobby to discuss our podcast project and how we're planning to document our journey on this podcast as we work to build this new media endeavor. Listen in and get the details on how we got started, what we're doing and how you can follow along with our progress.

14 MINMAY 8
Comments
#42 – Gail and Scott launch a podcast!

WordPress vs WordPress

Believe it or not, there are two types of WordPress. In this episode, Scott Winterroth shares his knowledge of working with WordPress over the last 11 year and preps for a series of WordPress tips and tricks episodes coming out over the next few months. If you're brand new to WordPress or you're a seasoned pro, this is still a good episode for you as I share some great ways for how to explain to other new users on the difference between WordPress.com vs WordPress.org plus I share some history of how we got to WordPress today. Mentioned in the episode: * WordPress.com* WordPress.org* VentureBeat: Automattic, the company behind WordPress, is worth$1.16B in new $160M round* Ma.tt: The Blogging SoftwareDilemma* The Month in WordPress: March 2019* WordPress First Time User Course on Content Academy

16 MINAPR 10
Comments
WordPress vs WordPress

Tools for editing your blog's photos and graphics

This episode is a continuation of my mini series on working with images and your blog. In the podcast, I discuss the tools I use to create great content from touching up photos to creating graphics and more. In the lesson video tutorial, I dive into showing you how the built-in WordPress media editor works and what you can do with it to save time and edit your photos on the fly. This is a great episode, I really share some of my best tips for blogging and content marketing. Please share! Episode Resource Links Links to the tools mentioned in this episode, broken down into three categories of pro, accessible and smart. PRO Learn valuable skills: * Adobe Photoshop* Affinity Designer* Affinity Designer* Sketch for Mac* GIMP Accessible Use on the go! * Canva* Stencil* Adobe Spark Smart! Outsource * Fiverr* Upwork* 99designs Other "Random" recommendations: Just for fun or great and easy tools for creating great things: * Remove.bg - Easy remove the background from an image* Giphy.com - D...

27 MINMAR 18
Comments
Tools for editing your blog's photos and graphics

Maximize your blog's images for optimum performance

This is episode 2 of my back to basic series on working with images and your blog. In this episode, I share with you why I optimize my images before I upload them into my WordPress site and share some free and low cost resources for optimizing your images for delivery. This is a great episode regardless if you're just getting started or you've been at it for a while as I feel everyone should optimize images regardless of what type of platform they blog on. Plus, be sure to check out my free cheat sheet for using Adobe Photoshop to save images for the web. (Optin below resources) Show Resource Links: * WordPress.org* UnitConverters.net (Pixel to Inch)* Organize your computer for success (Content Academy)* WordPress Plugin Recommendations:* Imagify.io* Smush.it* SiteGround Hosting (Affiliate Link)* JetPack for WordPress* Pingdom Page Speed Test Thank you! Download the cheat sheet here! .et_bloom .et_bloom_optin_1 .et_bloom_form_content { background-color: #ffffff !important; } .et_blo...

25 MINMAR 11
Comments
Maximize your blog's images for optimum performance