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I’ll Do It For Free… – “That’s What She Said!” (HeyCentralPa.Com: 5 of365)

My screencast on installing plugins (“Plugin: ‘That’s What She Said'”) is up at HouseYourMom.Com. [I’m particularly proud of the intro this time.]

Here are the plugins that I’ve loaded up on the HeyCentralPa wordpress install so far:

Advanced Category Excluder
NextGen Gallery
Similar Posts
SimplePie & SimplePie Core
Kimili Flash Embed

I plan to go a lot more into these as I implement each one, but for now I’m wrestling with getting Tubepress to work correctly with the P2 page template. It works fine with posts, just not pages. (Anyone wanna take a crack at helping me find the problem? I’ll happily hook up some ftp access..)

On the “how’s this gonna go down” front, I’m still looking for that big (open minded) Central Pa Broker to sweep me off my feet. Despite my tough talk the other night, I’m chickenpoop to try to establish a whole new practice in a totally new market and am more interested in other endeavors, so how’s this for an offer?

If you’re a broker in CentralPa and you want to give all of your agents free hyper local niche pages on HeyCentralPa.Com, I’ll set it all up, manage the technical details, and do free “how-to-blog” workshops in your office for free!

Why? What’s the catch? Need more details? Use my spiffy Google voice button to get in touch!


Audience Participation Request: Wanna Try Out The First Self-Hosted, Social Networking Real Estate Blog? (HeyCentralPa.Com: Part 4 of 365)

Yep, I’m head over heals for Auttomatic’s P2 WordPress Theme.

HeyCentralPa.Com is now up and running and awaiting your participation!

Here’s what’s gone on today:

  • Customized the CSS with the help of this great free palette generating tool.
  • Generated A Horizontal Menu (P2 Doesn’t Come With One).
  • Uploaded and Activated A Great Custom Registration Plugin and included the appropriate login/register links on the site.
  • Tweaked The Main Index Template File So That The Part Showing Up Below The Pictures Would Be SEO Cool and hopefully Properly Draw In Visitors.
  • Integrated The Slideoo Horizontal Flickr Sharing Script so my header would be dynamic, colorful, and engaging. (I know, probably not the best for SEO? Eric?)
  • Which brings me to my final feat of the day. I used the flickr integration explained in this screencast to make it dead simple for me, or any of the site’s contributors to post to the site.

    So please…go ahead and give it a try by forwarding any old pic as an attachment to an email to “mores26into2blog(at)” ! [Please feel free to have fun and send some crazy stuff 🙂 — I’ll remove the test posts after we all have a good laugh…]

    I’m really trying to create an environment that will make it dead simple for agents-partners and other contributors to help enhance the site with their content. So if I may ask one more favor…If you have a minute, head on over to then register yourself and post a comment on the home page letting me know what you think of how it’s coming so far.

    Thanks much!