How to Create a WordPress Child Theme

We’ve all been there: the crossroads of updating your theme and overwriting the edits you made to it.

WordPress Child Themes

Either you have to leave your theme out of date or erase all the work you put into customizing it. Maybe you’re lucky and the changelog specifies which files are new so you can update manually, but this can be meticulous and time wasting. There must be an easier way!

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Advanced Search Techniques on Twitter

techniques on Twitter

Twitter is a powerful social network to improve your brand, find content ideas, and connect with people who can help you grow your business. The best way to use Twitter in these ways is to use their advanced search. The following are some ways to use effectively the advanced search techniques on Twitter.

Use Top Tweets

To find out what’s trending in your industry, you can put in a keyword that has to do with your products or services. When you click on search, the results that come up first are the “top” tweets. These are tweets that have been favorited, retweeted, and posted by people with a high number of followers. Essentially, these are the tweets that are the most influential.

You can use this information to decide what you’d like to share with your followers. Since these are influential tweets, they have a high likelihood of being successful on your feed.

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Content Curation and Idea Generation Tools for Journalists and News Publishers

Content marketing improves brand awareness. It costs 62 percent less and generates three times as many leads as traditional marketing. There’s no doubt that every business owner should be using this form of promotion.

Once you have your website live, it’s time to start content marketing. Don’t become overwhelmed. You don’t have to produce multiple blog posts a day to get your content marketing off to a great start. Content curation can help you get going with content marketing as you publish blog posts to your site. In fact, many marketers recommend using curation 80% of the time and original content 20%.In this blog post you will learn about content curation and idea generation tools for journalists and news publishers.

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5 Amazing News Mobile Apps for Your Phone

You don’t always have time to read your favorite news sites when you’re sitting in front of your computer at work or home. Sometimes, it’s nice to be able to read the news while you’re on the go. You can read it on the train, bus, or simply while you’re waiting in line somewhere. Since it’s inconvenient to bring out your computer wherever you are, your mobile phone is the best option. Fortunately, there are excellent mobile apps for your phone that will make reading the news worthwhile.

Flipboard

Flipboard is one of the first news aggregators to come out for mobile phones. It’s quickly become the most popular and best one around. People love how this app shows you news by subject. It can also take links from social networks to show you what’s trending. If you have a few websites you want to track, simply add them in and you’ll see the updates on the app as soon as they are available.

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