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Great Blogging Advice From Student Athlete Alum

by Larry Chiang on July 29, 2015

update: I added Lisa Falzone content from #26Feb2013 (Stanford Entrepreneur Week)

By Larry Chiang
Meet Jason Shen…
Larry Chiang (@LarryChiang)

…quoting his blog post

  • Content Management System:WordPress (Self-Hosted Installation — Bluehost makes this easy with a free one-click install)
  • Theme: Breeze (via themeforest, also Creative Market is good)
  • Logo: Designed myself in Keynote
  • Email: Mailchimp
  • Analytics: Google Analytics
  • Writing Tool: Evernote mostly, sometimes Sublime Text
  • License-Free Images: Pexels and Flickr with CC search on
  • WordPress Plugins:
    • All in one Favicon (manages the little icon on the address bar)
    • Efficient Related Posts (helps readers discover related content)
    • FT Signature Manager (can add a piece of content to the bottom of every post)
    • Google XML Sitemaps (helps me get found on Google)
    • Interrupt (helps capture emails)
    • JM Twitter Cards (makes the link look nice on Twitter)
    • Livefyre Realtime Comments (manages comments)
    • Perfect Audience Retargeting (can help me retarget readers across the web)
    • Random Redirect 2 (enables the “stumble” option in the menu)
    • Really simple Facebook Twitter share buttons (does what it sounds like)
    • Sucuri Security (fights hackers)
    • SumoMe (helps capture emails)
    • Wordfence Security (fights hackers)
    • WordPress SEO (helps me get found on Google)
    • WP Super Cache (makes the site load faster
This site is targeted at college grad and young professionals, contains user contributed content, and material that may be confusing to a lay audience.

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