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Using Social Media to Boost Your Visitor Numbers

Many bloggers don’t know this, but advertising on social media platforms such as Facebook in particular is a lot cheaper than you may think. You just have to know how to approach it right and if you do indeed approach it correctly, any social media advertising campaign used to boost your visitor numbers could have […]

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Using a Content Management System versus Hiring a Developer

Before I even get into an exploration of the pros and cons of each of these routes, I have to say that either of them is okay. It’s just a matter of picking out the right one for you, largely based on the web design skills you may or may not have, the budget you […]

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Intro to Web Hosting

Most budding bloggers tend to think way too far ahead in their consideration of getting started with their desire to get blogging, citing technicalities such as web hosting as something which they’re totally clueless about. It’s perfectly understandable that all you want to be able to focus on is whipping out your favourite text editor […]

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The Truth about Guest Posting

If you’re serious about being a blogger then you will have undoubtedly done quite a bit of research on topics such as how to grow your presence as an authority, part of which is indeed reading this here blog. One of the suggested ways through which to grow your presence as an authority is to […]

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Securing Your Blog with SSL

Firefox in particular does this thing where it explicitly highlights a specific website as being “unsecure” if it hasn’t had SSL implemented, so too Google Chrome’s browser, although Chrome does it less glaringly. This applies to blogs too, especially if you have some sort of input form integrated into it like a contact form. The […]

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To Self-Publish or Not to Self-Publish

Truth be told, even if you’re approaching it via the sponsored blog posts publishing route, it’s always going to take a bit of a while for your blog to start gaining the kind of traction which would have you referring to it as a success, or a gradually growing success at that. So it’s only […]

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Web Design Basics Every Blogger Should Make an Effort to Learn

I’m not suggesting you start a journey to becoming an expert web designer/developer here, but rather just suggesting that you learn some of the basics which go into the making of what is essentially a website in the blog through which you publish your content. Trust me, a basic understanding of web design principles will […]

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Making Money with Sponsored Blog Posts

One of the questions I constantly get asked about how one can go about monetising their blog is a rather specific one about sponsored blog posts, so I guess there is no better time to discuss that than right now. What is a sponsored blog post? A sponsored blog post is exactly what it says […]

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