+-*Is your website mobile-friendly? This article explains Google’s new mobile-friendly update, and how it will affect your site.
+-*Google will label “mobile-friendly” websites AND they’ll rank them higher in search results starting April 21, 2015. Get ready for the change with these tips for building a mobile-friendly site.
+-*Highlighting a social media update is a great way to attract attention and get more clicks. In this illustrated tutorial, you’ll learn how to “pin” (feature) posts on your Facebook Page or Group, Twitter profile, Google+ profile or page, WordPress blog and Pinterest.
+-*I tested four ambient noise websites in search of a combination of sounds that simultaneously relax, inspire, and increase concentration. This article reviews my findings and suggests some excellent sound combos, as well as a few to avoid.
+-*Looking for a fantastic writers’ conference to attend? Try the West Coast Christian Writers Conference or the Mount Hermon Christian Writers Conference. Laura Christianson will be teaching “how to take your blogging and social media marketing to the next level” at both conferences.
+-*Itching to display before-and-after pictures on your website or blog? The TwentyTwenty WordPress plugin combines two images into a cool interactive slider. This article includes a screencast that explains how to use the plugin and shows three before-and-after pictures of websites that the Blogging Bistro team has redeveloped.
+-*This step-by-step illustrated tutorial shows you how to showcase a featured video on your Facebook page and how to make the “Videos” tab prominent.
Plus, we review how to upload videos, how to change the featured video and how turn off the video auto-play feature.
+-*How are your tweets, Facebook updates, pins, and YouTube videos getting indexed by Google and Bing? What can you do to get your social updates to rank higher in the search results?
In this guest column, Steve Stretton suggests strategies for getting Google to notice your social content on 6 of the major networks.
+-*Do you have good intentions to post regularly to your blog and social networks, but it never seems to happen the way you envision? A publication calendar can remedy that! This article walks you through how to set up a calendar that will work for you.
+-*We’re excited to announce that we launched a remodeled version of BloggingBistro.com. Along with that, we’ve transferred our blog’s RSS feed to AWeber. Read on for details about how to subscribe via e-mail or your favorite feed reader.