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Adding Your Business to Google Places – step by step

By | 2011-10-20T19:13:30+00:00 October 20th, 2011|Categories: Local Search|

(click to view larger image) Collect all your information for your profile. Go to http://local.google.com/. Click on “Put your business on Google Maps”. Click on add a new business. Google will look for your business, and if it is there will give you the option to claim the listing. You are then taken to an area [...]

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FreeU – Website Marketing Classes for August

By | 2011-07-19T12:34:47+00:00 July 19th, 2011|Categories: Blog, Local Search, Online Marketing|

If you are looking to learn more about internet marketing and how to make your website search engine friendly then these upcoming marketing online classes in August will give you a lot of information that you can then use on your own website.  To sign up for a class just click on the class link and [...]

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The Google +1 button

By | 2011-07-14T09:53:53+00:00 July 14th, 2011|Categories: Blog, Online Marketing, WordPress|

I have been getting a few questions about the +1 button people are seeing in the Google search results, both in the ads sections and the organic sections.  Here is a letter from Google that explains it in good detail for the adwords clients. If you would like us to add the +1 button to your [...]

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RSS Feedreader and Manager Plugins for your WordPress site.

By | 2011-07-08T10:40:55+00:00 July 8th, 2011|Categories: Blog, WordPress|

There are lots of options out there in regards to adding a feed reader to your WordPress website.  Depending on how you want to track and what feed readers you want to offer to uses at the click of a button will depend on which subscribe plugin you use.  If you are using onsite video I [...]

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Rss Feeds – What are RSS Feeds, How to Sign Up for a Feed & Feed Readers

By | 2011-07-06T14:29:36+00:00 July 6th, 2011|Categories: Blog, WordPress|

What are RSS Feeds? RSS is the abbreviation of Really Simple Syndication.  What it is simply, is a document of your website that is created by your site software in a format that is able to be read by a feed-reading program.  Your website is built in such way that a web browser can read the [...]

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Maia Internet Consulting has moved

By | 2011-01-12T09:42:16+00:00 January 12th, 2011|Categories: Blog|

You might have noticed that we have a new address; Maia Internet Consulting 4E, 1st Street Nederland , CO , 80466 United States 303 815 9860 Map It info@maia-consulting.com Mailing: 78 Farrell Drive, Black Hawk, CO 80422 We moved out of Boulder at the end of 2010 and are now in downtown, funky Nederland in the [...]

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CFU Classes for Jan – May 2011

By | 2011-01-10T13:59:11+00:00 January 10th, 2011|Categories: Blog, Local Search, Online Marketing|

Come along to a CFU class to enhance your skills or get a better understanding of your WordPress website.  We offer a number of classes on how to get your website into the search engines, blogging and Google Tools.  The classes are as follows – sign up on the CFU website by clicking on the class [...]

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Server 500 Error – Plugins on 1and1 hosting

By | 2011-01-10T11:32:05+00:00 January 10th, 2011|Categories: Blog, WordPress Coding Tips|

I was recently working on a new site for a client that is hosted on 1and1 hosting. For the most part the install went smoothly. There is no cpanel or similar quick install on 1and1 so you need to know how how to install WordPress manually. The one issue that did happen is that the plugins [...]

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Respond to Reviews on Google Places

By | 2010-08-18T09:58:53+00:00 August 18th, 2010|Categories: Local Search|

I often get asked, when teaching the Local Search (Google Places) class if a business owner should and can respond to reviews as there are often times where the owner wants to explain a situation or give their side of the story. Recently Google announced that business owners can now respond to reviews left on Google [...]

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This Is A Custom Widget

This Sliding Bar can be switched on or off in theme options, and can take any widget you throw at it or even fill it with your custom HTML Code. Its perfect for grabbing the attention of your viewers. Choose between 1, 2, 3 or 4 columns, set the background color, widget divider color, activate transparency, a top border or fully disable it on desktop and mobile.

This Is A Custom Widget

This Sliding Bar can be switched on or off in theme options, and can take any widget you throw at it or even fill it with your custom HTML Code. Its perfect for grabbing the attention of your viewers. Choose between 1, 2, 3 or 4 columns, set the background color, widget divider color, activate transparency, a top border or fully disable it on desktop and mobile.