Learning to Code – Team Treehouse Review

Team Treehouse is a fairly new entrant in the field of online coding skills courses. The goal of Team Treehouse is to provide a learning environment for people to learn about coding, with a focus on web development tools and languages. Team Treehouse is building connections to companies that are looking to hire developers and coders, and it is a fact that web development and …

10 Free Marketing Tools for Bloggers

Creating and running a blog is a fun and enjoyable activity for anyone who loves to write. However, many bloggers find it difficult to get the word out about their blogs post-launch, and there often isn’t much money initially to throw towards marketing. Surprisingly, the problem with visibility almost never lies with the content you’re creating; it boils down to lack of marketing. While there …

How to Choose the Right Blogging Platform

Blogging is a great way to connect with the world. Whether you blog to express your passion for your hobbies, blog to connect on a personal level with others or blog to help promote a business, it can be a great way to connect with the world. Since blogging is much more than writing or posting photos, finding the best platform for your needs is …

27 Reasons You Should Start a Blog TODAY!

So you don’t have a blog? (Ouch) Then plug in your typewriter and start plunking. And while you are at it, scrap your pager, your Nintendo 64 and your flat-top haircut. This is the twenty-first century,  and in this era: • 92 percent of companies that blog multiple times per day harvest customers from their blog. • 81 percent of American customers trust information from …

How to Create the Most Effective Start Page for Your Blog

When creating a blog with a purpose to inform visitors of their choices before trying to sell them a solution, you have to realize that any amount of information you could provide someone could quickly become daunting. It’s all too easy for visitors to get lost, which is why many visitors turn tail and run when they see too much information in one place. Helping …

How to Create a Great About Page For Your Blog

Are you planning on creating a brand new blog? Having a new blog is exciting because of the new opportunities to share your knowledge with others through your own site. Whatever niche you’re planning to target through your blog, you need one specific part of your blog you must have; an “about me” page. This page describes who you are as a blogger. With a nicely …

18 Essential Resources to Learn WordPress Like a Pro

WordPress is the content management of choice that many people use to build professional looking, highly customized blogs without having to spend years learning to code. WordPress is an open source platform which makes it easy for people at all skill levels to build a website from the ground up. Here are 18 of the best websites that will help you learn how to use …

6 Sexy Improvements for Flawless Blog Design

One of my clients, James, had an amazing blog design. Looking at it, you could just tell he paid a pretty penny for it. It was designed to include all the bells and whistles everyone raves about. Sexy logo, pop ups, great offer and loads of amazing content. …Unfortunately, his conversions plummeted. Whereas he struggled with a measly 3 percent conversion before (industry standard for …

How To Come up with Effective Blog Ideas

If you want your blog to be popular, it’s essential to create a steady stream of interesting and compelling blog posts. Doing this week after week, however, can seem like a challenge. Many bloggers start off with boundless enthusiasm but then feel like they are running out of blogging topics after a few months. There are, however, many sources from which you can draw inspiration. …

How to Move Your Blog from WordPress.com to WordPress.org

A lot of people choose to start their blogging journey on WordPress.com due to the fact it there are no initial setup costs except for purchasing a domain name. While WordPress.com is a good platform many bloggers soon outgrow it as they are unable to customise it to their needs. Sooner or later bloggers will need to look at migrating their blog from WordPress.com to …