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 … [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 … [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 … [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 … [Read more...] about Best Time Management Tools for Bloggers
If you're looking for ways to grow your blog, I find search engine optimization or SEO to be the least sexiest of the methods to grow your blog. You won't see instant and measurable results if you SEO your posts, it's something that will build up over time, and it's something that you have to consistently work at. It seems like you're putting all this work in for free, well, welcome to the … [Read more...] about What is Search Engine Optimization and Why You Need It
Linky parties can be hosted by more than one co-host, you link up your posts to one blog but they may be seen on 3 or 4 blogs depending on how many blogs are co-hosting the linky party. It's usually on a set day of the week and it really works best if you can get linked up at the beginning of the linky. Going to different blogs each day to link up to 3 of your posts can be very time … [Read more...] about Linky Parties: Are They Worth Your Time?
If you're interested in growing your blog, you can't do it alone. You need to find others in your niche who are doing the same thing as you are and create a tribe. Aren't those people your competitors? Nope, surely they are doing the same thing that you are but by helping each other, you're raising your own credibility. You need to content to share on social media and it gets really old if you're … [Read more...] about Why You Need a Tribe: Start Networking
The best way to grow your blog is to ensure that you have an email list and to have multiple optin opportunities for your readers to sign up for your list. You can slap a webform up in your sidebar but if you're wondering why no one is signing up for your list, it's because you haven't given them a reason to. They can always come back to your blog to read your new posts. What will make them sign … [Read more...] about How to Set up a Subscriber Freebie and Grow Your Email List