12 Tips for Starting Your Very First Blog

Starting your very first blog will be a different experience than you’ve ever had before. Think of it in terms of learning to ride a bike. Some take very little prompting and make little to no mistakes before they begin sailing down the road. Others fall hundreds of times before they’re able to ride. Many others need a little push from behind and some guidance from a friendly hand, helping…

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Tips on how to Create a Successful Blogger Media Kit

Yes, being a professional blogger is a full time job. And bloggers, vloggers, youtubers or influencers work with brands to sustain themselves. But how do you approach brands to work with you when you’re the new blogger in town? By using creative and professional media kits! Every blogger who wants to be taken into account needs one. And it’s not because I say so. Let’s dig deeper into what a…

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What type of website do you want to build?

Deciding on the type of website you’re making right from the outset can save you plenty of time in the long run. Because if you spend time and effort on making a certain type of site, only to be forced to try and turn it into something entirely different, it can be quite a painful – not to mention costly – experience. This scenario is especially true of e-commerce sites,…

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How to Protect Your WordPress Images From Theft

One of the most annoying parts of running a successful website that some people may try to steal your content, including your images. This can hurt you in the long run, not least of which because users might think you’re the one pulling images from other sites. The good news is there are ways you can protect your WordPress images from theft. In this article, we’ll dig deeper into why image theft…

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The most inspired WordPress themes for your new blog

Enfold Enfold is a premium template with fully responsive designs and 26 homepage styles, each with their own blog page layouts. This inspired template is an excellent choice for bloggers who want a commercial, professional web presence. This comprehensible and advanced WordPress blogging template is a great choice for blogs with multiple authors, or who may later add authors, because it comes with elegantly-designed author pages and attribution formatting. →…

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4 Powerful Security Tips for Bloggers

It’s 2018, and it could be argued that few things matter more to bloggers than security. If you aren’t practicing sound security strategies, it may be only a matter of time before your blog could suffer an invasion. Security Advice for the Proactive Blogger According to one estimate, 30,000 websites and blogs are hacked every day … and that was back in 2013. Google claims there was a 32 percent…

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The Best SEO Tactics For Bloggers in 2018

So, you’ve created a perfect site for your blog and enabled the best and most efficient plug-ins they have to offer. Everything is perfect and you’re ready to make your mark in the great and exciting blog-o-sphere, but now, how will you get customers to your blog? How will you make sure that web-crawlers are not only picking up your blog, but giving it a high ranking in search engines?…

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An Introduction to Link Building for Your WordPress Website

No website is an island, and it doesn’t matter how amazing your content is if people can’t find it. Search engines play a significant role in that equation, but so do links from other reputable websites in your niche. What’s more, search engines use these types of links to determine your rank. Without them, your site probably won’t get far in the Search Engine Results Pages (SERPs). Link building is…

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How to fix 500 and 502 errors in WordPress

Caution: always backup your site before proceeding! What are the causes of these errors? It’s important to note that WordPress itself isn’t at fault: 500 errors can occur on every website, and for a wide variety of reasons. Those errors are typically frustrating and demand a lot of troubleshooting since the error itself doesn’t provide any pointer about what can be wrong. In WordPress, the cause of those errors mostly…

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How to hide (noindex) a PDF in WordPress from search engines

Many of our clients offer whitepaper PDFs on their site to generate leads. Therefore, our clients don’t want people to find their whitepaper PDFs from a Google search. Rather, they want to get people’s email address first before giving access to their whitepaper. The easiest way to hide a PDF uploaded to WordPress from search engines, or to noindex it, is to do the following: Install and activate the Yoast…

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