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75 Different Types of Blog Posts

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Danielle Elliott May 18, 2017 2:00:50 PM
75 Different Types of Blog Posts

Blog posts are essential when it comes to killer SEO (search engine optimization). But sometimes coming up with an idea for a blog post can be an arduous task. However, the trick is to view the blog post as a way to solve a problem the reader might have. Therefore, you have to dig deeper. Because how you understand a reader's problem isn't always the full story. And still, with keeping all that in mind, coming up with a topic can still be difficult. So today, we're going to look at a lot of different types of blog posts that you can share as both a small business owner, brand or blogger.

How To Start A Blog: Guide for 2017

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Danielle Elliott May 4, 2017 2:00:29 PM
How To Start A Blog: Guide for 2017

Starting n epic blog doesn't have to be hard and there are a lot of benefits starting one too. Awhile ago we discussed how a blog can actually HELP your business. But the key is to start a blog the right way. Because trust me, there is a right and a wrong way to when it comes down to it. My goal with this guide is to show you how to start a blog in 2017. Believe it or not, it's possible to have a blog up and running before you know it. Talk about instant gratification! However there are a few important details behind starting a successful one.

10 Things To Do Before You Launch Your WordPress Site

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Danielle Elliott Apr 27, 2017 2:00:30 PM
10 Things To Do Before You Launch Your WordPress Site

When you create a website the process can be somewhat lengthy.  Therefor, it's really important to have a checklist of things you should do before you launch your WordPress website. You want to make sure, ahead of time, to check everything off before your site goes live. Trust me, it will save you a lot of time and headache in the long run. Because the whole thought process of "let's wait until after the site goes live to fix any issues" can be a downright nightmare.

Google Analytics: How to Optimize Your WordPress Site

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Danielle Elliott Apr 20, 2017 11:40:45 AM
Google Analytics: How to Optimize Your WordPress Site

Google Analytics is an insanely powerful tool that gives users the ability to get insights into the behavior of the visitors that visit their site. In a previous post we discussed how to add Google Analytics to your WordPress site. So today we're going to focus on how to OPTIMIZE it. Learning how to optimize Google Analytics for WordPress is crucial. Especially when it comes to finding out how users interact with your site and which goals you aren't hitting. Ultimately it enables you to shape a unique marketing strategy for your whole online presence.

The Best Free WordPress Themes & Tips for 2017

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Danielle Elliott Apr 6, 2017 2:00:14 PM
The Best Free WordPress Themes & Tips for 2017

Themes in WordPress allow your site to take on a whole new look with the click of a button. Today we're sharing the best free WordPress themes of 2017. If you're concerned with a responsive theme (which you should be!), there's no need to worry. Because most WordPress themes are fully responsive to begin with. We all know that there are a lot of WordPress themes out there. Which can make it somewhat difficult when it comes to choosing the best one. So we've done the hard work for you and selected some of the best WordPress themes for you to choose from. We're also sharing a few tips as well! Let's get started, shall we?

Things You Should Do Before You Change Your WordPress Theme

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Danielle Elliott Mar 16, 2017 2:00:11 PM
Things You Should Do Before You Change Your WordPress Theme

If you use WordPress, you've probably switched themes at least once in your site's life. If you haven't that's okay too. WordPress makes it incredibly easy for users to change their website's theme. Seriously, it only takes a few clicks. However, there is actually a lot more that goes into changing a theme once the activate button is clicked. Today we're going to share what you should actually do before you change your WordPress site's theme. Think of this as a checklist of sorts. Something that we highly encourage you do beforehand. These steps are critical as far as a way to make sure that the process goes smoothly. Because you could lose a lot of elements that you didn't mean to.

WordPress Plugins: What They Are and How To Use Them

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Danielle Elliott Mar 8, 2017 2:00:48 PM
WordPress Plugins: What They Are and How To Use Them

In our last post, we discussed the 10 Ultimate WordPress plugins. However this post will take a different approach to plugins, so you can understand what they are and what they can do for you. Wordpress plugins are something that anyone with a WordPress site should consider. There are a lot of reasons why too, which we will get into. Often times a lot of people wonder what plugins are and how exactly to use them. Today we'll take a look into the what's and how's of WordPress plugins. There are a lot of options to consider and having a little knowledge beforehand never hurt anyone. Let's get started!

The Essentials of Backing Up Your WordPress Site

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Danielle Elliott Feb 8, 2017 1:03:46 PM
The Essentials of Backing Up Your WordPress Site

It is extremely important that any website be backed up. That's why we're sharing the essentials of how to backup your WordPress site. We feel as though it’s critical to have a backup strategy for your WordPress site. So in this article we'll show you how to backup a WordPress site with the help of different plugins and premium services. This way you can bring it back after a disaster.

Crash Course: the Ultimate Guide To WordPress Security

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Danielle Elliott Feb 1, 2017 1:00:51 PM
Crash Course: the Ultimate Guide To WordPress Security

WordPress security is a pretty big deal for every website owner. Even though WordPress is very secure, there is a lot that you can do to make your WordPress site even safer. In this crash course, we'll share with you the ultimate top WordPress security tips. These tips will protect your website against hackers and malware. As a website owner, there’s a lot that you can do to improve your WordPress security. Even if you’re not tech savvy! Let's get started.