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Gravestone photo with R.I.P. Google Keyword Tool etched on it.

The old AdWords keyword tool is gone (thanks a bunch, Google) and with it one of the best free SEO tools available to small businesses interested in optimizing their content for search results. Alas, we will miss all the keyword ideas that were generated byRead more

Combination lock photo for Everything You Want to Know about WordPress SEO blog post at AIMBIZ

…but don’t know what to ask. If you have a WordPress website, you already have one of the best tools for creating content that is highly optimized for search engines. WordPress’s link structure and tools for applying meta tags and other HTML elements are readyRead more

AIM Style Vault WordPress Custom CSS Plugin intro image

Everyone who works with WordPress owes a debt to the many developers who have created so many awesome open source capabilities for the platform. As a WordPress developer, the AIM team has learned and integrated many solutions from the community. The AIM Style Vault pluginRead more

Photo of single red strawberry among black strawberries for keeping WordPress blog posts fresh with update post

Fresh and shiny is good when it comes to blog posts (not to mention fruit) so it’s worth a little effort to freshen up older posts that can seem dated. I run into this all the time with WordPress updates, such as the recent mediaRead more

Seattle's Space Needle image for Seattle WordPress Design Part 2 blog post by AIM

Be sure to check out Seattle WordPress Design—Part 1: DIY For Puget Sound area businesses that want a WordPress website built for them, the obvious choice is a Seattle WordPress design shop—a company that specializes in using and extending WordPress. As you surf local designRead more

Photo of the space needle for the blog post: Seattle WordPress Design Options--Part 1: DIY

Seattle area businesses that are looking to set up a website with WordPress have lots of options to consider, from building it themselves to hiring a professional WordPress developer. In this post, we’ll share some of the things you should think about if you’re consideringRead more

A photo of a white, Spanish-style castle on a hill for the business fairy-tale post by AIM.

One day the Earl of Bogland visited his friend the King where, over a luncheon of tasty raspberry muffins, pumpkin soup, asparagus hollandaise and succulent squid pie, the Earl innocently mentioned that he too wished to be a king. “Well,” observed the King, “you don’tRead more

Working with WordPress tips page at aimbiz.com for basic help with WordPress features

We love WordPress at AIM, and we believe that it is the best web platform and content management system in the universe, which is saying something because the universe is quite a large place. But we know that even a brilliantly conceived and delivered systemRead more

Chess, as shown in this photo, requires strategy to win. The same is true of blogging.

Like dieters, most business blog owners start with the best of intentions. They know that blogging is good for their business. They know that it’s going to take some time and effort, but the goal is worth it; people will find them online, learn aboutRead more

Pen image for Make your next hire write blog post at AIM

In “Rework” by Jason Fried and David Heinemeier Hansson, the authors recommend that when making a hiring decision, if all other considerations are equal, go with the better writer. That’s good advice, particularly for businesses that want to compete online. You need a good writerRead more

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