WordPress.com Versus WordPress.org

Both WordPress.com and WordPress.org use the same core WordPress software, so it’s easy to confuse them as the same thing. As a community, we complicate matters further for new users: we fail to make clear distinctions between the versions. We simply talk about “WordPress” when 99% of the time we mean WordPress.org. So what is the difference between WordPress.com and …

What is WordPress?

This 5-minute video provides a brief introduction to the WordPress content management system and demonstrates why it is the most popular web publishing platform today. Covered in this video: What is WordPress? Brief history of WordPress. Why it’s much more than a blogging tool. The power of “Open Source.” How WordPress works. Six reasons to choose WordPress.

The best speaker at brightonSEO – it’s not who you think

I’m always being suckered into clickbait titles on the internet; it’s 14 things men never tell men or 5 pictures which will change the way you feel about chocolate or as in the title quote to this blog something, something something, it’s not what you think. As web psychologist Nathalie Nahai says, “this is my favourite because how can anybody …

Top Local SEO talk at BrightonSEO

One of the stand-out speakers at BrightonSEO last week was Greg Gifford who packed his 20 minute talk on Local SEO with over 100 slides and a few good gags to boot. Of all the speakers in the Concert Hall Greg was the one with the biggest take-away value for me and I went back to the live stream to …

Profile: Feelgood Theatre Company

Feelgood Theatre Company is one of my oldest clients. They run drama holiday workshops for kids and also LAMDA (London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art) classes. Feelgood founder Claire says, “I love working with MediaFox, now parents can book online which makes life much easer for me and the workshops are now starting to sell out consistently; the Halloween …

How organic Google ranking works and why it’s important

Think of the internet as a huge party and you are invited, but who will you be introduced to first and why? Ding dong! That’s you at the door. Google (the host remember) opens the door and says, “Hi”. Here’s the first thing you need to know. Google wants you to have a good experience, you throw a party you …

Learn WordPress video course

WordPress is one of the most powerful content management systems (CMS) available. It’s versatile, meaning you can use it to create anything from a simple blog to a very complex website. Want to learn how to make WordPress sites? I do teach, I do build, and I also encourage clients to learn as much as they feel comfortable with. I …

Make great video using your mobile

If you are reading this you probably want great video, but budgets and geography don’t always allow me to come to your door. There is another way and that’s for YOU do do the filming! I can always help out with editing and colour correction afterwards. If you have a modern mobile phone the chances are you have a sophisticated …