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How to start a blog in 2022 – 5 step beginner’s guide to getting online today
You may have seen the phrase “blogging is dead” flying around the Internet lately… but if you saw my previous post about the benefits of blogging, you’ll know… Originally posted on XOmisse
Instagram now has 1 billion monthly active users and 500 million daily active users, so it’s no wonder why it’s become a top marketing channel for content creators. But it requires a lot of work – between creating regular posts, Stories, Reels, IGTVs and engaging with your audience. And utilising it to its full potential can be difficult, especially when we’re trying to show up on multiple platforms. Instagram, Instagram Schedule, Online Marketing, Freelancing Jobs, Schedule Posts
14 apps for planning and scheduling your Instagram content
Instagram now has 1 billion monthly active users and 500 million daily active users, so it’s no wonder why it’s become a top marketing channel for content creators. But it requires a lot of work – between creating regular posts, Stories, Reels, IGTVs and engaging with your audience. And utilising it to its full potential can be difficult, especially when we’re trying to show up on multiple platforms.
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Make money with WordPress
Want to turn your WordPress site into an e-commerce store? Here are 3 plugins that will add shop functionality for physical and digital products
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14 apps for planning and scheduling your Instagram content
Instagram now has 1 billion monthly active users and 500 million daily active users, so it’s no wonder why it’s become a top marketing channel for content creators. But it requires a lot of work – between creating regular posts, Stories, Reels, IGTVs and engaging with your audience. And utilising it to its full potential can be difficult, especially when we’re trying to show up on multiple platforms.
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Keywords or search intent - what matters more for SEO?
Search engines are becoming more powerful. They are getting better at understanding natural language and serving you the best results. This affects how we write content. We explore where you should focus your SEO strategy going forward...
Confused about the Google Speed update?
How to optimise your blog for the new ranking factor from Google.
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8 ways to speed up your WordPress site
Not surprising as a fast-loading site improves user experience, increases your page views and helps with your SEO. Need to speed up your site? Here are 8 ways to do so…
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The Ultimate DIY Website Checklist — Louise Henry — Tech Expert & Online Business Strategist
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Boost Your Christian Blog: Expert Tips to Increase Organic Website Traffic
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Start a WordPress Website in 2019 – The big Beginners Guide
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The Grow Letter | Grow your Website into a Business
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Is Canva Pro worth it? - The Big Canva Review 2023
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How to disable fullscreen mode in Gutenberg WordPress Editor
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Website Tips: How to Reduce User Friction Through Your Website Copy, by Oli Sansom for Flothemes
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Beginners guide to TikTok (and why you should consider adding it to your social strategy)
According to Sensor Tower, TikTok was the most downloaded non-game app worldwide for January 2020 with more than 104.7 million installs. That’s a 46% increase from January 2019. Here’s how you can utilise TikTok in your social strategy, why you should and how to get started with the new platform.
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7 WordPress Myths you Should not Believe | My Boutique Themes
It’s not quite Halloween yet, but I still want to get to the bottom of the most popular WordPress myths with you. Maybe these are keeping you from using WordPress or lead to wrong decisions regarding your online business. To prevent this from happening, I have collected the 7 most popular WordPress myths in this post and will go through them for you.True or false? Which of these myths do you believe?
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No more clickbait? What creators need to know about Google’s “helpful content” update
Google have announced they are cracking down on unsatisfying content with a new “helpful content” algorithm update that aims to improve its users experience online. This Google Search… Originally posted on XOmisse
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3 steps to starting an email list and sending newsletters today
As a small business or content creator, email is a great way to build a relationship with your audience. Let’s look at the stats, Content Marketing Institute found… Originally posted on XOmisse
Looking to automate your social media strategy? Here are the most popular solutions for planning and scheduling your Instagram content… Social Media Strategies
14 apps for planning and scheduling your Instagram content
Looking to automate your social media strategy? Here are the most popular solutions for planning and scheduling your Instagram content…
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WordPress not sending emails correctly? Here’s how to fix WordPress email issues
A common issue among WordPress users is they suddenly find that their websites are not sending emails correctly or at all. You may have noticed that you are not getting admin notifications, that your readers or customers are not getting email notifications, or you may have installed a contact form plugin that doesn’t seem to be working.
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Utilise the space above your blog content
Are you utilising the space above your WordPress blog posts? Here's how to add a widget area above your WordPress blog posts to showcase your email optin, navigation menu, freebie, social media, affiliate links or more
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WordPress not sending emails correctly? Here’s how to fix WordPress email issues
A common issue among WordPress users is they suddenly find that their websites are not sending emails correctly or at all. You may have noticed that you are not getting admin notifications, that your readers or customers are not getting email notifications, or you may have installed a contact form plugin that doesn’t seem to be working.
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Wordpress Maintenance Checklist: 12 Key Tasks
As a website owner, it's important to keep your WordPress site up-to-date and running smoothly. This can be a daunting task, but luckily there's a monthly checklist you can follow to help make the process easier. In this article, we'll go over 12 essential steps for maintaining your WordPress site each month. By following these simple tips, you can ensure that your site stays secure and runs smoothly for years to come.
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How I organise my files as a freelancer and clear out space on my MacBook to keep it running fast
Tips for clearing out and organising your MacBook files as a content creator
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How to simplify your social media strategy
Overwhelmed by social media? Me too! With so many social networking sites to choose from, it can be difficult to decide what to focus on and come up with unique content for each platform.Here are five tips for simplifying your social strategies…
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Should we focus on search intent over keyword research for SEO?
Is keyword research dead? Here is what the experts say about keyword research vs. search intent for search engine optimisation
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How to simplify your social media strategy
Overwhelmed by social media? Me too! With so many social networking sites to choose from, it can be difficult to decide what to focus on and come up with unique content for each platform.Here are five tips for simplifying your social strategies…
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How To Secure Your WordPress Maintenance For Beginners
Keep on top of your WordPress maintenance with this 12-step monthly checklist to improve your website's security, performance and speed
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How To Secure Your WordPress Maintenance For Beginners
Keep on top of your WordPress maintenance with this 12-step monthly checklist to improve your website's security, performance and speed
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How To Secure Your WordPress Maintenance For Beginners
In order to keep your WordPress site running smoothly, it is important to do some regular maintenance. This can be a daunting task for beginners, but don't worry! This article will give you some tips on how to secure your WordPress maintenance for beginners.
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WordPress Maintenance: 12-Step Monthly Checklist
As a WordPress site owner, it's important to regularly maintain your site to ensure it's running smoothly and securely. This 12-step monthly checklist will help you do just that, covering everything from backups and updates to security and performance.
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Keep your WordPress site running smoothly
As a WordPress site owner, it's important to regularly maintain your site to ensure it's running smoothly and securely. This 12-step monthly checklist will help you do just that, covering everything from backups and updates to security and performance.
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Keep on top of your WordPress website’s performance with this 12 step maintenance checklist
WordPress is a popular content management system (CMS), but it requires regular maintenance to keep it running smoothly. This 12-step monthly checklist will help you keep your WordPress site healthy and secure.
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Wordpress Maintenance Checklist: 12 Key Tasks
Learn how to secure your WordPress maintenance with this blogging for beginners tutorial guide that will take you step by step through the most essential tasks you need to being doing to keep your blog running smoothly.
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Looking to get more organic blog traffic?
Want more traffic from Google? Did you know that there's a new ranking factor coming? In order to improve our site’s Page Experience, we should focus on these three aspects: Largest Contentful Paint (loading performance), First Input Delay (interactivity) and Cumulative Layout Shift (visual stability).
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Wordpress Maintenance Checklist: 12 Key Tasks
If you manage a WordPress site, it's important to stay on top of maintenance tasks to ensure optimal performance. This WordPress Maintenance Checklist outlines 12 key tasks to help keep your site running smoothly. Subscribe to our email list for more WordPress + SEO tips to keep your site running like a well-oiled machine.
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Wordpress Maintenance Checklist: 12 Key Tasks
If you manage a WordPress site, it's important to stay on top of maintenance tasks to ensure optimal performance. This WordPress Maintenance Checklist outlines 12 key tasks to help keep your site running smoothly. Subscribe to our email list for more WordPress + SEO tips to keep your site running like a well-oiled machine.
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How to install and setup self-hosted WordPress in 4 easy steps
How to install and setup self-hosted WordPress in 4 easy steps
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WordPress not sending emails? Here's the fix!
A common issue among WordPress users is they suddenly find that their websites are not sending emails correctly or at all. You may have noticed that you are not getting admin notifications, that your readers or customers are not getting email notifications, or you may have installed a contact form plugin that doesn’t seem to be working.
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How to add a custom widget area beneath blog posts in WordPress (without a plugin)
This post will show you how to add a custom widget area below your post content so you can easily insert a call to action for your products or services, a subscription form for your newsletter, an affiliate program, social media icons, author bio or anything else you can think of to the footer of every blog post.
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How to add a custom widget area beneath blog posts in WordPress (without a plugin)
This post will show you how to add a custom widget area below your post content so you can easily insert a call to action for your products or services, a subscription form for your newsletter, an affiliate program, social media icons, author bio or anything else you can think of to the footer of every blog post.
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WordPress not sending emails correctly? Here’s how to fix WordPress email issues
A common issue among WordPress users is they suddenly find that their websites are not sending emails correctly or at all. You may have noticed that you are not getting admin notifications, that your readers or customers are not getting email notifications, or you may have installed a contact form plugin that doesn’t seem to be working.
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WordPress not sending emails correctly? Here’s how to fix WordPress email issues
A common issue among WordPress users is they suddenly find that their websites are not sending emails correctly or at all. You may have noticed that you are not getting admin notifications, that your readers or customers are not getting email notifications, or you may have installed a contact form plugin that doesn’t seem to be working.
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Should you use auto-updates for WordPress plugins and themes
An auto-update feature was introduced in WordPress version 5.5 letting you now choose which themes and plugins can apply updates automatically as they are released. Automatic updates is great in terms of convenience and security, but there are some some potential downsides too.
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WordPress not sending emails correctly? Here’s how to fix WordPress email issues
A common issue among WordPress users is they suddenly find that their websites are not sending emails correctly or at all. You may have noticed that you are not getting admin notifications, that your readers or customers are not getting email notifications, or you may have installed a contact form plugin that doesn’t seem to be working.
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How to automatically update your copyright year in your WordPress footer
Are you still manually changing the year in your WordPress footer? If so, did you know there’s a quicker and easier way to dynamically show the date in your footer? The method described below will automatically show the current year in your copyright footer.
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Automatically update the copyright year in your WordPress footer
Are you still manually changing the year in your WordPress footer? If so, did you know there’s a quicker and easier way to dynamically show the date in your footer? The method described below will automatically show the current year in your copyright footer.
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Log In ‹ Elan Creative Co. — WordPress
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The WordPress Dictionary - Amanda Schoedel Creative
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Should you use auto-updates for WordPress plugins and themes
An auto-update feature was introduced in WordPress version 5.5 letting you now choose which themes and plugins can apply updates automatically as they are released. Automatic updates is great in terms of convenience and security, but there are some some potential downsides too.
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Utilise the space above your blog content
Are you utilising the space above your WordPress blog posts? Here's how to add a widget area above your WordPress blog posts to showcase your email optin, navigation menu, freebie, social media, affiliate links or more
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How to fix the HTTP error when uploading images on WordPress
Getting an HTTP error when uploading images on WordPress? Here's a step-by-step guide on how to easily fix it yourself - without having to pay a developer!
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13 Reasons Why You Should Be Using WordPress
Why use WordPress? WordPress is the best website hosting platform available and we have the statistics and proof. We've listed 13 Reason why you want to use WordPress. #wordpress #wix #squarespace #shopify #wordpresshosting #wordpresstips
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How to tweak your site's CSS using your browser's developer tools (with video demo)
How to tweak your site's CSS using your browser's developer tools (with video demo)
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How To Install WordPress Themes - Website Buoy
Learn how to install WordPress Themes in three steps. These steps are downloading the theme, customizing the theme, and activating the theme. I go into more in-depth details in this article.
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How to Use Wordpress to Get More People on Your List - Jules Design
How to use WordPress to get more people on your list + 5 of my favorite plugins. One of the most important things that you can do, for your business, is to start getting people on your email list. Email marketing is a much more reliable than social media is for marketing because it puts you in full control.
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5 Forgotten Ways To Boost Your Google Traffic On WordPress | Blog tips, Google traffic, Wordpress tu
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How To Boost Your WordPress Blog By Adding A Post Date
Boost your blogs usability by adding dates to your WordPress blog posts so readers know how recent the information is | Check out how to add your own here | wordpress post blog tips website post date tips code snippets templates genesis theme how to use tutorial design layout | #wordpressblog #blog #blogging
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7 Ways to Speed Up Your WordPress Website
“55% of visitors spend LESS THAN 15 seconds on your website.” …..15 seconds. Do you reallllllly want to waste those 15 seconds (or any of that time) on your website loading? Want to hear another scary statistic? 25% of visitors will leave a page in less than 4 seconds if it doesn’t load.And you thought 15 seconds was bad…Your website’s loading time doesn’t only affect your readers & potential customers, it also plays a role in your SEO rankings.