Email Marketing

How to Add an Email Signup Box to Your WordPress Blog (… And Why it Matters?)

I'm receiving loads of questions from my visitors who want to learn how to add an email signup box to their blog. It could be a headache for a beginner who has just started a blog. To save your precious time, I decided to dedicate a whole blog post on that topic. The main problem for starting bloggers is getting visitors and making them come back for more. I tend to discover a LOT of great blogs (and blog posts) on a daily basis but I never go back for one simple reason: They don’t collect Read more [...]
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What is a BLOG? 9 Experts Share Their Opinions

You must have heard the term "blog" or "weblog" and you're probably thinking what it's all about... Let's make this clear, when I was in College (back in 2008), a lot of people talked about "blogs" and "blogging", but I never knew exactly what it was. I had absolutely no idea... Fortunately, I've now published and managed many different blogs, so I can truly say I know what blogging is. Before I give you an in-depth explanation of blogs and blogging, let's see other definitions for that: According Read more [...]
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101 Blog Post Ideas That Will Make Your Blog “HOT”

It's difficult to make such posts on daily basis that make your blog sizzle, viral or "hot". I know many bloggers who produce excellent content. Their approach is different, out of the box and it makes them extraordinary. Therefore I have made a list of 101 blog post ideas that most likely make your blog more interesting. This list is more than enough to keep you busy for the whole year. #1 Run a contest - Right now I'm running a blog contest (currently not available) and all I can say is that Read more [...]
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How to Move Your Blog from WordPress.com to WordPress.org (self-hosted)

Want to know how to move (transfer) your blog from WordPress.com to WordPress.org? In this post, I'm going to give you the exact step-by-step instructions on how to do that. I assume that you already have a decent amount of posts and/or followers on your WordPress.com (free) blog and therefore you want to move your blog/site to a personal domain, right? WordPress.com is a common way to get to know the blogging life and habit but after some time a lot of users feel the limitations. The design options Read more [...]
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WordPress.com vs WordPress.org – What’s the Difference?

One of the most confusing issues for people who want to start blogging is whether to use WordPress.com (free, but on a sub-domain: yourblog.wordpress.com) or WordPress.org (self-hosted on your own domain). Once you know all the differences between the two, it's an easy choice, actually. Before I move on, I just want to let you know where else you can start a free blog on a sub-domain (besides WordPress.com): tumblr.com blogger.com weebly.com They are all offering you a free sub-domain Read more [...]
How to monetize blog

How to Monetize a Blog?

Many people have blogs and websites but most of them don't know how to monetize or earn money from them. You can actually make hundreds if not thousands dollars per year with blogging. Of course, at the beginning it will be difficult and you would be happy if you earn enough to cover the domain and hosting costs. When you move on, your experiences and knowledge will improve as well as the income. In this post, I will cover the basic ways how to earn money with blogs that are also easy for beginners. 1) Read more [...]
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How to Buy a Domain Name for Your Blog

You are probably reading this post because you are interested in buying a domain name and starting your own blog or a website. Believe me, I have been there. 4 years ago I didn't know anything about domains and how to buy them. I was pretty much confused to say the least. Unfortunately the process of buying a domain name is still quite complex and unintelligible. There are dozens of different websites and hosting providers who promote "cheap domain registration" or even "free domains". Things Read more [...]