How to Protect Your WordPress Blog Against Brute Force Attacks

  Yesterday security experts warned of a large distributed botnet attack against WordPress sites.  From ArsTechnica: The unknown people behind the highly distributed attack are using more than 90,000 IP addresses to brute-force crack administrative credentials of vulnerable WordPress systems, researchers from at least three Web hosting services reported. This doesn’t mean that WordPress is […]

I’m Migrating to WordPress, Will 301 Redirects Lose my PageRank?

We ask each prospective client why they want to move from HubSpot (or any other platform) to WordPress and what concerns they have. The number one “why” is the cost.  The number one “concern” is losing PageRank. Each web site  or blog owner has a different way of sharing their concerns. I looked through some […]

Social Media is Sun-Setting. Or Is It? part 4

Social Media has seen it’s sunrise, mid-day glory and is now sun-setting, or is it?  See what three thoughtful professionals have to say. As I wandered the HubSpot Inbound 2012 Sponsorship Pavilion I started chatting with Peter Kim and Ann Handley at the Wiley Publisher table. We reminisced about the early days of Social Media […]

XML SiteMaps for Google, Bing, Ask and Google News

Are you using a WordPress plugin to manage your XML SiteMaps?  Most people do. There are a lot of popular XML SiteMap Generator plugins, even with that very name, so how do you choose which one to use? I recently switched from Google XML Sitemaps to the Better WordPress Google XML Sitemaps (link to WordPress Plugin Directory). Here is […]

Interesting Links Here

There are few interesting links heading into BlogWranglers. One of my favorites is because it is on I was surprised to find it when reviewing referring sites in the JetPack Stats. Twitter is also a big source of inbound links, along with Google, Facebook, StumbleUpon, my other sites and many more. What inbound links do you have […]