25 {Real} Reasons WordPress Is Best For Your Blog


Often when bloggers decide to begin a blog, they are looking for ways to get started for free or cheap. If you are new to the blogging world- even if you hope to one day be profitable in blogging- you're probably beginning with little or no start up budget. Because of this, some bloggers want to find a free blogging platform. And they choose not to self-host their blogs because they don't want to pay for hosting. If you're serious about growing a blog, however, and you want to make your blog … [Read more...]

The Beginner’s Guide To WordPress: Settings to Customize

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Welcome to another tutorial for starting up your first Wordpress blog. So far we've had a tutorial that focused on some of the common blogging terms that you may come across as you get going and a tutorial about setting up your self-hosted Wordpress blog with a domain name and a webhost. In this tutorial, we'll be taking a look at how to customize the settings for your blog in such a way that you can maximize the use of your blog.   How To Customize Your Site Title and … [Read more...]

Over 150 WordPress Tips and Tricks


Want to know more about Wordpress than you've ever known? Check out over 150 tricks and tips for using Wordpress! Certain plugins can cause your Wordpress blog to load more slowly. Elegant Themes has 13 tips for optimizing the performance of your Wordpress site. Here are 10 Tips To Make Your Wordpress Blog Outstanding. Help your blog have high SEO ranking - Check out these tips from Yoast. Take time to back up your blog. ProBlogger has a great post about common mistakes bloggers … [Read more...]

The Beginner’s Guide To WordPress: How To Set Up Your Domain & Hosting

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In the first post of this tutorial we talked about some of the common blogging terminology you may encounter as you begin a new blog. In this post we'll be talking specifically about beginning a self-hosted blog. We're going to cover how to choose a web hosting site and a domain name.   The first thing to address as we begin: Why Is It So Important To Have  Wordpress Blog? The short answer is that Wordpress.org on your own domain and hosting is your most adaptable, … [Read more...]

Join Us For 31 Days Of Blogging Deals, Freebies & Giveaways – A Blog Tour!

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Can you believe that the holiday season is almost upon us already!?  I love this time of year - the chilly temps, sweatshirts, the fall colors, football - and looking forward to the fun of the holidays ahead! I'm really excited about what we have in store for our readers in the upcoming months... and I'd love to have you join us in giving away free blogging and deals! First... Mark Your Calendars! Second... Be sure you're following along via Facebook, Twitter, or email. From November … [Read more...]

The Step-by-Step Guide To Writing Your First Post In WordPress

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If you have your blog set up on Wordpress - congratulations, you are on your way to creating an amazing blog!  Many of the pro bloggers agree that Wordpress is the BEST platform to use for your blogging - if you're wanting to build a professional, profitable, successful blog.  It's what I recommend to all the bloggers in our Profitable Blogging For Beginners Online Class - and it's what I use and love myself! Now that you have blog set up, you will want to begin adding some great content. … [Read more...]

The Beginners Guide To WordPress: Basic Blogging Terms to Know

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Blogging has become extremely popular over the last ten years. People can blog for hobby, to share with family and friends, or to profit from your blog. If you're wanting to blog for profit and just getting started, blogging can seem a little overwhelming.  And, don't worry - we know just how you feel - because we've been there! This post is the first in a series of tutorials designed to help you get started with your first blog. Because Wordpress is the best choice for a profitable blog, the … [Read more...]

A “Typical” Day in the Life of a Blogger


Ever wondered what a typical day in the life of a blogger looks like? I'm not sure that there is any such thing as a typical day for any of us who blog. We did a bit of research and found several bloggers who shared about a day in their lives. If you're a blogger and have a post about your typical day, please share the link in the comments below!   A Day In The Life Of A Full-time Blogger {From Your's Truly - Tanya @ Blogelina.com!} Get a peak into a day in MY life and see how I go … [Read more...]