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Tweet To help my spring 2013 MKTG 470 students improve the quality of their websites and prepare for the end-of-semester peer review, each student is randomly assigned a “blog partner”. Blog partners are encouraged to work informally together and provide feedback throughout the semester.  Partners may want to “pre-grade each other’s blog posts” before they…

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Tweet I am very happy to present the websites from my spring 2013 James Madison marketing students enrolled in MKTG 470.  My students purchased hosting plans and .com domain names using  GoDaddy.com. During the next few weeks, my students will begin transforming their WordPress site into a unique creation.  At first, they will learn how…

Read More James Madison Marketing Student Websites for Spring 2013

Tweet I am pleased to present the websites for my spring 2012 James Madison marketing students enrolled in MKTG 470. Last week, each student successfully purchased a WordPress hosting plan and a .com domain name using  GoDaddy.com.  During the next week, my students will begin transforming their WordPress site into a unique creation.  At first,…

Read More James Madison Marketing Student Websites for Spring 2012

Tweet As a follow-up to an earlier post about blog post partners, my idea seemed to work out pretty well.  In short, my spring 2011 MKTG 470 students were assigned a blog post partner to work with on an informal basis throughout the semester.  The goal of each partnership was to improve the quality of…

Read More MKTG 470 Blog Post Peer Evaluations for Spring 2011

Tweet Click here to get $1 per month of hosting plus a free domain from GoDaddy! On occasion, Google and their partners will give out AdWords promo codes as part of specific offers.  Free Google AdWords promotional codes are typically limited to one per customer, and are often for new advertisers only. This post is…

Read More How to Get a $100 Google AdWords Credit From GoDaddy

Tweet I have b een grading a few blog post assignments from my spring 2011 MKTG 470 class and I’m finding a common problem that my students aren’t clearly detecting.  Namely, I am experiencing an inability to view some of their individual blog posts and web pages due to the “404 or Not Found error”.  …

Read More Uh oh! Detecting a 404 or Not Found Error on Individual Blog Posts and Pages in WordPress

Tweet Sometimes you may get a 404 Page Not Found Error and will be unable to access the direct link to one of your blog posts.  This could be caused by any number of reasons.  First, ensure that your page is Published and Public.  If that doesn’t solve the problem, try the following steps: Click…

Read More Fixing the WordPress ‘404 Page Not Found’ Error

Tweet I found an  interesting WordPress plug-in that I wanted to share.  Many MKTG 470 students from my fall 2010 sections  have been asking how to exclude WordPress pages from their main navigational bar.  By default, WordPress adds each new page to the main navigational bar.  Other than publishing pages privately, there hasn’t been an…

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