How to Move Your Blog From WordPress.com to WordPress.org

How to Move Your Blog from WordPress.com to Self-hosted WordPress

WordPress.com is an amazing place to get started in blogging. You can get a blog up and running at no cost and get your message out onto the Internet. However, it’s easy to outgrow a WordPress.com blog. When this happens, it’s time to move to WordPress.org. Why WordPress.org is The Bees Knees WordPress.org blogs are […]

Custom Google Analytics Reports That Save Time

Custom Google Analytics Reports That Will Save You Time

I love Google Analytics and think that every blogger should have Google Analytics up and running on their blog. The information Google Analytics serves up is second to none and super helpful for figuring out steps to take in promoting your blog. The big problem a lot of bloggers have with Google Analytics is that […]

How Does WordPress Make Money?

How WordPress Makes Money

When I was at BlogHer last year, I came across the WordPress booth and I just loved their bubble gum machines giving out free pins, free stickers on shelves up for grabs, and all their other fun promotional items. In fact, this was probably one of my favorite booths. One thing I thought the very […]

Five Reasons You Shouldn’t Use TrueTwit

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What TrueTwit Does A few  years ago I met TrueTwit for the first time and immediately had trouble understanding why I would want to validate my followers. I signed up to learn more about it (and perhaps you may have done the same), but I left because I couldn’t see the purpose of it. If you’re not familiar […]

8 Tools to Power Your Proofreading

8 Tools to Power your Proofreading

Why Proofreading is Crucial to Your Success Nothing takes away from your credibility like a blog post full of grammatical errors or spelling mistakes. Even if you’ve spelled one word incorrectly, you can quickly lose a reader or even a sale. Not cool! In addition to this, Google’s Matt Cutts has even said that grammar […]

How to Start a Self-Hosted Blog on WordPress

How to Start a Self-Hosted Blog on WordPress

Starting a blog on WordPress can seem like the most daunting task you’ve ever faced. It’s easy to get lost in verbage like nameservers and cPanel, just grab your towel and don’t panic. WordPress is the best thing you can use to move your blogging career forward. Here’s the hitchhiker’s guide to starting a blog on WordPress.

10 Social Media Stats That Will Blow You Away

10 Social Media Stats That Will Blow You Away

TrackMaven recently released their Colossal Content Marketing Report which are the results of their study of 1.2 million blog posts from 4,618 blogs. That’s a huge chunk of data! Anyway, I was blown away by their results. It seriously went against everything I’ve been taught by the blogging world. So should this change the way […]

15 Ways to Speed Up Your WordPress Blog

15 Ways to Speed up Wordpress

WordPress is a powerful blogging platform. I love WordPress, but one of the drawbacks to using WordPress is that you can end up with a slow blog. Really slow. In the past few weeks as I’ve been building up this site to offer some tips and how-to articles, I’ve noticed that as my blog was […]