When you start blogging, the most important thing becomes updating your blog on a regular basis, since both readers and search engines love new content. But have you ever thought what happens to your old posts? While you are occupied updating your blog with new content, you often forget about your old posts, which can significantly affect the traffic flow to your website. (more…)
The WP Admin Area is the central location where you can find all the configuration and settings available on the platform. It allows you to install plugins and themes, publish content, backup files, import/export, and much more. In fact, several plugins in the WP plugin library are solely designed for customizing the Admin Area. In this blog, I will talk about two most popular plugins that offer a myriad of features and allow you to customize the Admin Area to your liking. (more…)
Websites featuring lots of images and visual content are perhaps the most appealing ones. That’s reasonable, because images and other visuals tend to attract a lot of attention.
While It’s true that websites with visuals are doing great in attracting visitors, there are also several issues to consider for their smooth operation.Loading speed, viewing experience and content organization are some of the challenges that you may face. To overcome this challenges and built a speedy, eye-catchy, and powerful website, photographers need to use some WordPress tools developed to make their websites better. (more…)
The internet has proved to be a powerful way for business, service or product promotion. Moreover, there seems to be no other means, that would help you reach out your potential customers easy and effectively at the same time. So, if you own a business or just about to start it soon, your website will be one of your most valuable investments. (more…)
A few years ago, when I started using WordPress, I published some post on my new blog. It was going well until I deleted my own database mistakenly.
But you know the worst part…
I had no backup. I never took that.
Though I had a relief because it was a hobby blog and had a few posts only. But that incident taught me a lesson. (more…)
Having an informative, well planned newsletter is of no use if you don’t have people to read it. To get people to read it, you need to build a robust email list where your site visitors choose to submit their email ids in lieu of getting the chance to read such value-added newsletters. But does a first time visitor know how to subscribe for your newsletter if you don’t invite him/her with a well timed, enticing popup? (more…)
Blogging is not only about writing and posting different stuff on your blog. While there is a lot of info on the web about what you need to start a WordPress blog, there is also a sea of things or activities behind the scenes that your readers don’t see, but are required to make blogging possible.
Some of those activities may include finding a blogging platform, topic research, blog customization, search for extensions,optimization, etc.
It comes as no surprise that images and other visuals are a great source of traffic that can increase engagement and content consumption. The usage of different types of visuals in blogging has proved to produce fascinating results. For example, articles containing images get 94% more views than the ones without supporting visuals. Visual content also drives engagement and integrating visuals to your blog will have huge returns in terms of blog and content success.
The process of setting up a website with WordPress as a content management system, got pretty much easier. It doesn’t matter what you are going to use it for, the fact is that you can set up a blog within a couple of hours. Or may be even less!
If your goal is to create a blog for sharing some of your thoughts online over time, that is just a matter of several clicks. But successful blogging is completely another story. There are much more things that go into it besides regular publishing. It requires more time investment, energy, creativity, observations, research, and care.
Blogging takes regular investment of time, energy and resources. I have already written a blog post on what you need to start your WordPress blog, now I want to share some tips on how to showcase your blog content at its best.
Once you decide to start blogging there are certain steps that you’d have to do. First, you’ll have to choose the blogging platform (hopefully, you choose WordPress). In case you are after a self-hosted blog then you’ll have to think of a domain name, which is your personal blog address. The next comes choosing a web hosting provider that is kind of a home for your blog and its content. As you go through all these steps and make all the necessary adjustments necessary for your blog, you are ready to go. The next step is to fill it with content.