When was the last time you made a step-by-step analysis of what the experience on your blog is like for your customers? Not just a cursory run-through, but a cache-cleared, cookie-deleted, new-email-address wielding, fresh visit with a pen and paper by your side? It might be advisable to use a friend’s computer on a slower network in an unfamiliar environment, like a coffee shop or library. In fact, if you don’t have a friend’s computer to borrow, you can generally use one at the library. Here are a few of the key components to check. [Read more…]
Most bloggers and marketers work from home even before the pandemic started. However, considering the situation at present, even those that are actually not working from home are forced to suddenly switch to such setup. The art of working from home follows the premise that you can be more productive at home than you are in the office. The reason for the perception is that you are cutting out committing time and the energy it takes to get to the office and home. Most of us have long commutes, up to an hour or more daily. When working from home, you cut that out and in theory, the time should help you increase productivity. [Read more…]
Notice how some URLs start with “http://” and others with “https://”?
What does the extra “s” mean?
In simple terms, the extra letter means that the website is encrypted, and your connection is secured. That “s” is SSL or Secure Sockets Layer.
In this article, we’ll talk about SSL and how it can be used to secure your site and its users.
The internet is filled with tens of thousands of web tools and services for bloggers to use.
How can you know which ones are best for your blog or business? Some advertise more than others and you usually see the ones that pay more, some are more user-friendly, while some need the mind of a pro. [Read more…]
Many buyers and sellers take time researching and selecting a real estate agent online to represent them in purchasing or selling their home. This is where a real estate agent’s blogs come into play. Blogs help buyers and sellers get to know agents better and help answer questions about the market, the process of buying or selling a home, and more. It’s important to connect with buyers and sellers through blog posts. Here are some steps on how to start a popular blog. [Read more…]
March 26, 2020, was a fateful day for the United States. According to the Johns Hopkins University tracker, on this date the number of COVID-19 cases in the US surpassed those of Italy and China, thrusting the country to the No. 1 spot on the global list.
In Asia, Japan stands out for its containment of the coronavirus. Although it was one of the first countries to have positive COVID-19 cases outside of China, by the end of March, it had 2,227 cases. That’s still a relatively low number compared to the staggering figures in the US and most countries in Europe. [Read more…]
Donation systems are a great way to monetize your website without driving away visitors. Using a membership system such as Patreon, You can entice regular readers to support you by offering member-exclusive benefits. One common benefit is exclusive content: posts, videos, podcasts, and other content that only your members can access. [Read more…]
You want to start a car-themed blog, but you don’t want to go down the supercar and concept car route since there are many of those blogs out there. The following are a few tips to help you figure out more practical, niche blog page ideas that may be more successful. [Read more…]
Now that the numerous quarantine policies in different countries are doing quite a number on the international economy, it might be the best time to consider other sources of income. Physical businesses and companies are certainly more vulnerable than online ones. The latter is notably more stable during times like these. That’s why if you do have a blog or website, it’s important to know certain ways to set up ads.
Whether you’re used to working from home with WordPress or are just getting started involuntarily due to a quarantine, it can get rather chaotic. For those who aren’t used to it, the multitude of tasks and online interface or a simple change of work environment can be disruptive to productivity. Thankfully, help can come in the form of plugins to help you organize your work from home routine.