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What is the Best Way to Show Videos on My Website?

Posted by Ginger in Blogging, Software on Apr 18, 2018

One question we often get from clients - what's the best way to show videos on my website? Should I upload the video file directly to a page? Or should I use a third-party streaming service like YouTube or Vimeo? Our answer: let the third-party streaming services do all the work for you. Here's why.

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I Know I Should Be Blogging, But I Have Writer's Block!

Posted by Ginger in Blogging on Feb 28, 2017 | No Comments

If you find yourself sitting down to write a post, but instead staring blankly at the pulsing cursor on your screen, here are a few ideas to kick start your blogging session.

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Website Advertising Strategies

Posted by Lee Heidel in Blogging on Mar 05, 2013 | No Comments

Ten years into its existence, Adsense is still the biggest player in the personal publishing advertising space. But what are your other options for monetizing your website or blog?

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The End of an Era: Saying Goodbye to Typepad Anti-Spam

Posted by Lee Heidel in Blogging, Movable Type, Web Services on Feb 19, 2013 | No Comments

The venerable Typepad Anti-Spam service for Movable Type is moving to Impermium. Akismet is a worthy replacement.

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Make Your Website Social with Facebook Comments

Posted by Lee Heidel in Blogging on Dec 01, 2011 | No Comments

Facebook Comments may be just the thing to spice up your blog and get the user interaction you've always wanted. Learn about the benefits and drawbacks.

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How to Present Your New Website Project to a Web Developer

Posted by Ginger in Blogging, Design Inspiration, Heideldesign, Movable Type on Feb 10, 2011 | No Comments

When a potential client contacts us about a web project, we're often asked, "How much does a new website cost?" It's a fair question, but not a simple one to answer. In some ways, it would be like asking a...

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Updating Twitter with Movable Type and RSS

Posted by Lee Heidel in Blogging, Movable Type, Social Networking on Jul 13, 2010 | No Comments

Create a custom feed to connect Movable Type to your Twitter audience. This allows you to communicate effectively with this marketing savvy crowd.

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Syndicating Content with Movable Type

Posted by Lee Heidel in Blogging, Movable Type on Jun 09, 2010 | No Comments

Movable Type has long provided various RSS feed templates to help you share your website content. But what if you want other websites (even those run by the non-tech-savvy) to run your articles seamlessly on their pages as if they were their own posts?Using Movable Type custom templates and javascript, we've found a way to make that possible - and easy to boot.

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Cross-posting from Movable Type to Facebook

Posted by Lee Heidel in Blogging, Movable Type, Social Networking on Apr 20, 2010 | No Comments

Lately, we've been getting a lot of questions about integrating Facebook with Movable Type powered websites and blogs. Facebook provides a way to automatically import your MT RSS feed onto your business profile. This tutorial will show you how.

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Eating the Dogfood

Posted by Lee Heidel in Admin, Blogging on Mar 24, 2010 | No Comments

We've been using Movable Type as our preferred content management solution for almost a decade and we've never maintained a serious business blog. Instead, we've leveraged MT for more traditional websites. In fact, barely a tenth of our clients maintain any sort of blog; but 85% of them have access to Movable Type.

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