I apologize for taking so long to respond personally. I have been working on my video course for WordPress.
I just created a video for a friend last night to show her how to upload and link to a PDF. I think most users don't know that they can actually use any of the Upload/Insert icons to grab a type of file (not simply the kind referenced by the icon - like Photo, Video, Media...). Here's a video explaining how:
For videos, I upload my videos to YouTube, and then copy and paste the embed code into the HTML editor of my WordPress post/page. Sometimes, copying/pasting the YouTube url itself into the Visual Editor works, but I've found that some plugins/themes conflict with that, so I do it the long way to be sure.
I'm still working on my ebook - but I'm releasing a FREE PREVIEW of it to subscribers at MyNameIsAngie.com. You can get it at http://www.mynameisangie.com. Even if you don't need to know these basics, someone else you know might! Feel free to share!
Thanks, and again, if you have any questions, please let me know.
I just discovered you and your site and it's going to become one of my new favorites. I have a WordPress blog but I am so untechnically savvy and just haven't invested the time to learn more about what I can and can't do with WordPress. Your info is great for someone like me.
For your ebook, maybe a section on how to upload videos and pdf files. I created a few guides that I wanted people to be able to download and it took me forever to figure out how to upload it and create a link so people could access it.
Also, embedding video into WordPress wasn't as easy as I thought.
Maybe a section on the kind of Plugins that create a sense of interactivity on your blog site like embedding surveys, promoting contests, promoting your ebook with a special graphic, or even allowing others to grab a badge for your site.
Hope that helps.
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