Making the Most of Live Chat WordPress Plugins

WordPress is one of the most commonly used platforms of blogging, currently supporting a large number of blogs. It is known for its ease of use (you can install and use it even if you don’t have a technical bone in your body) adding quality and distinct features to the blogs, furthermore, the search engine […]

Back Up Your WordPress Blog with BackupBuddy

Some time ago, Jonathan wrote about a blogging pitfall: the failure to back up your blog. He made a very strong case for taking the time and effort to regularly back up your blog. Along the same lines, I share with you a very useful back up tool: BackupBuddy. In a nutshell, BackupBuddy is more […]

6 Tools to Monetize Your WordPress Blog

While many writers blog because they are passionate about their subject matter, no one can deny that getting compensated for your efforts is a huge plus! But monetizing a blog can be time-consuming and tricky.  For instance, promoting an irrelevant or scammy product can wear out reader trust. Thankfully there are a number of tools […]

PressHarbor: WordPress for the Rest of Us

A long, long time ago, in a place not so far away a company emerged from the shadows offering WP fans an alternative to Automattic’s WordPress.com. Launched in 2007 by the folks behind RackShare, PressHarbor provides a safe haven for WP fans looking for a WordPress centric hosting company without the limitations of Automattic (the […]

Add Subheadings to Your Blog Posts with the SubHeading WordPress Plugin

Is the title box always too small for your blog posts?  Do you find yourself wishing you could add more details or catchy copy to your blog post titles?  Are you tired of adding header tags to the subheadings you create for your blog posts?  Or perhaps you just want subheadings that appear directly beneath […]

Bet You Didn’t Know that Site’s Built on WordPress – Network Solutions

Time for another post in the “Bet You Didn’t Know that Site’s Built on WordPress” series where I highlight businesses and brands using WordPress that might surprise and inspire you.  If you thought WordPress and blogging was just for hobbyists and personal blogs, you’re wrong. Today’s featured website using WordPress in cool ways is Network […]

The Secret to Boosting Search Traffic By Being Fast and Easy

Did you know that sites which load quickly get higher search engine keyword rankings thereby getting more search traffic to their sites than slow-loading sites?  It’s true for your blog, too.  Even Google has admitted that fast load times equate to higher search rankings.  However, most bloggers haven’t taken the time to evaluate their blogs’ […]

5 WordPress Plugins that Increase Traffic to Your Blog

If you want to grow your blog’s audience and you use WordPress.org as your blogging application, then you need to try the five WordPress plugins listed below.  They’re easy to use, free, and can have a significant impact on the number of visitors to your blog. 1. Yet Another Related Posts Plugin (YARPP) The more […]