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2 Things I Learnt From Blogging in 2016

2 Things I Learnt From Blogging in 2016 2016 has been and gone and, for many people, it has not been the greatest of years to date (from their opinions). Regardless of this, it is a good idea, like New Year resolutions, to look back at the year and see what we have learnt and how we can improve ourselves for 2017. With this in mind, here are the two main things I ...

Traffic Decreasing at Christmas? Don’t Worry!

Traffic Decreasing at Christmas? Don’t Worry! With only five days till Christmas we are now at the stage when most PPC campaigns involving some sort of post option for gifts will start to hit the day when it is no longer possible for the gift to get to people before Christmas. For website owners, the last few weeks or so they would have been noticing a general decline in ...

How to Make a Highly-Valued Website

How to Make a Highly-Valued Website In my 5-7 years of experience of creating, running and maintaining websites, I have had huge success and, at the same time, huge flops. I’ll be the first to admit that I have made mistakes and learnt from them over the years which has brought me around to being the person I am now online. As it currently stands, I have ...

SSL Certificates for Websites – Do You Need One?

SSL Certificates for Websites – Do You Need One? Every website owner is constantly making sure they have configured and given their website everything to succeed online. However, have you given your website an SSL certificate? For the majority of bloggers and website owners out there, they either are unsure what the SSL certificate does or have chosen not to have one on ...

Matched Content in Adsense – Should You Use It?

Matched Content in Adsense – Should You Use It? Google is at the forefront of creating innovative products which ultimately have the objective to make the user experience of being online better (while making money on the side, of course). Within Adsense, I noticed a feature I had not used before simply because I had never noticed it before being matched content. It’s a ...

Efficient Ways To Make Passive Income On the Web

Efficient Ways To Make Passive Income On the Web If you have some spare time, you can make money using the internet. And you don’t even necessarily have to sell anything. You don’t have to have objects or services for sale, and you don’t even need to push any sort of digital sales through your sites either – you simply need to understand a few basics ...

Content Attributes That Make It Linkable and Promote Sharing

Content Attributes That Make It Linkable and Promote Sharing Written by Charlie Brown By their own admission, Google considers content and links to be the two biggest factors in determining its search results. While it is evident that content that is good will attract links and that links play a big role in improving both the popularity and visibility of the content, not all content ...

Are You Asking The Right Questions About Blog Creation?

Are You Asking The Right Questions About Blog Creation? Written by Carrie Davidson Before you can start a blog, you have to ask yourself a few questions. After all, this isn’t going to be a static website with a simple homepage and a few bells and whistles. No, this is going to be an evolving platform with a voice, a brand, and followers from all walks of life. It’s a living ...

3 Ways to Help You Adapt From Blogger to WordPress

3 Ways to Help You Adapt From Blogger to WordPress If you were originally a Blogger blogger, like me, who made their first website with Google blogging platform, you will no doubt feel at home with using Blogger as a blogging platform (wow, I mentioned ‘blog’ five times in that above sentence – go the SEO of this article)! However, as you will have become ...

3 Things Every Successful Website Have

3 Things Every Successful Website Have Making a successful website is, at best, difficult and time consuming. Firstly, you need to make sure you are targeting the right market to generate thousands (if not millions) of impressions monthly. You need to set it up for social media and do many many other things in order to get the website up and running. The great ...

Why WordPress is Better than Blogger

Why WordPress is Better than Blogger I made an article last year which made clear that I was still unsure about my position on whether WordPress is a better blogging platform than Blogger or vice versa. At the time, I did have more experience with Blogger than WordPress which was probably why my review was still of uncertainty. However, after continuing to use ...

Should You Invest Time in Content Mills?

Should You Invest Time in Content Mills? When it comes to making money online, a lot of freelancers turn to content mills as they have the ability to provide steady streams of income for freelancers. At its basics, content mills are websites which employ freelancers to write content for them to bring in organic traffic to the website (and, as we know, traffic has ...

What Makes a Good and Employable Freelancer?

What Makes a Good and Employable Freelancer? The freelance industry seems to constantly booming inline with the internet expanding. Thousands upon thousands of websites are created every day with huge budgets set aside to employ freelancers to help create content to improve the SEO of the website and gain organic traffic in the long term. Therefore, we should all be able ...

The Main Benefits to Using WordPress for Blogging

The Main Benefits to Using WordPress for Blogging When it comes to starting a blog, there are many different platforms you can choose to go for to run your blog on. For the most of us, this will either be Google’s own Blogger or WordPress. However, the choice in which blogging can sometimes be a difficult one at the best of times. Each platform has its own benefits which ...

How to Write a Powerful Guest Post That People Will Appreciate

How to Write a Powerful Guest Post  That People Will Appreciate Guest Posting is all the rage these days. Ask any blogger and he will tell you how his email account is getting inundated with innumerable number of guest post requests. Guest posts definitely have some SEO benefits and even if the links are no followed, they help drive traffic to the website of the author. This is the reason ...

3 WordPress Tips Any Blogger Can Use

3 WordPress Tips Any Blogger Can Use As a Blogger, there are two main platforms you can choose to do your blogging with: Blogger or WordPress. What you will usually find is that the vast majority of websites that you will visit on a daily basis will be using WordPress as opposed to Blogger for reasons such as self-hosting, more customization and greater control ...