If you haven't started an email list, and you are serious about growing your blog, stop what you are doing right now and get it done. Your email list is the one sole list that is owned by you and you alone. Social media sites will not be around forever, hello Myspace? You cannot rely on them for your traffic forever, however, those readers that allow you into their inbox, they are your true fans. Email subscribers will see all of your posts With the Facebook algorithms that only ... Read More about Why You Need an Email List to Grow Your Blog
Bloggers are panicking because if you haven't moved your site over to HTTPS by October 2017, Google while show a security warning to visitors. This will impact your site traffic if you have a large majority of readers who visit your site using Chrome. This means I've been busy helping clients switch their site over to HTTPS which has gone off without any issues. Each host is different, so the first thing to do is contact your host and see how they handle the HTTPS conversion. With ... Read More about What Do You Do After an HTTPS Migration?
You've seen it before, you type in your Wordpress login but it still won't log you in. Instead, it refreshes and you get pushed back to your homepage. What? That's not what's suppose to happen, what's wrong with this? You try it again and the same thing happens. You can't access your backend, your mind shifts to all the work that you planned to do and you may be headed to a slight panic attack. Or what about this? You login to fix your menu or some widgets and move them around but they're ... Read More about The #1 Reason Your WordPress Website is Not Working and How to Solve it
There are only so many hours in a day and blogging is comprised of so much more than just creating a new post. After you publish a new post, who will read it other than your mother and best friend? You have to get your work out there, there's blog promotion but then you have to work to grow those channels, there's creating images, updating old posts, and not to mention all of that back end stuff your afraid to touch. Daily Blogging Tasks If my main focus was blog growth and I was ... Read More about Daily Blog Schedule to Grow Your Blog
What is one thing that most bloggers struggle with? Time. As a one woman operation, there's never enough time in the day to complete everything on your to do list for your blog or your business. There is content to write, photos to edit, posts to promote, and products to create. Evernote I use Evernote on a daily basis to organize my daily tasks, articles, information, resources including recipes and homeschooling resources as well. You set up notebooks into categories that you can ... Read More about Best Time Management Tools for Bloggers