How to Turn Your Blog into a Membership Site with WordPress

November 5, 2018 No Comments

Many blogs generate thousands upon thousands of revenue per month through such methods as affiliate marketing, sponsorships and advertisements. However, it’s important to note that a blog is simply a form of content marketing you can use to drive customers to your business. It is not a business on its own. One single change to Google’s algorithm or the loss of a sponsor can wreak havoc on a business built as a blog. A much smarter route involves creating a product of some sort and using your blog to drive traffic toward it. A membership site provides one way to do just that.

How to Password Protect WooCommerce Categories

October 17, 2018

WooCommerce is one of the most versatile ecommerce platforms available in the web development industry. You can use it to build just about any type of ecommerce experience imaginable. Product categories are no different, and in this post, we’re going to show you how to use a plugin that allows you to keep WooCommerce categories hidden by locking them with passwords.

How to Start a Blog with SiteGround

September 18, 2018 No Comments

Blogging is a content marketing technique that shows no signs of slowing down, even as video marketing is on the rise. It’s the cheapest and one of the most effective marketing strategies you can implement in your business, and it’s even capable of being a form of business. A blog can help you build an audience of “raving fans,” earn passive income through affiliate marketing, earn even more revenue from your own products and even become an influencer in a particular niche. All you want to know, however, is how to get started.

How to Find Your Blog’s First Product Idea

September 12, 2018 No Comments

Creating a product is an important phase in the lifespan of an online business. It helps you transition from a blog that relies on income generated from other businesses to a self-sustaining business in complete control of its own destiny. You’ve worked hard publishing content, promoting that content, building your following on social media and growing your email list. All of that has helped you increase the amount of traffic your site sees as well as the amount of “raving fans” you have. Now, it’s time to reap the benefits of all of that hard work.

Why Your Blog Needs a Resources Page and How to Build One

August 28, 2018 No Comments

Every blog should have the same set of essential pages no matter which niche they’re in. These are typically the Home, Blog, About and Contact pages. However, there a couple of additional pages most blogs neglect to add to their websites despite how useful they can be in providing value to readers and increasing conversions. The first is the Start Here page, but that’s not what this post is about. The page we’ll be covering in this post is the Resources page.

7 Steps to Becoming a Successful Blogger

August 23, 2018 No Comments

Blogging is a lucrative business, even as popularity in video marketing and podcasting are on the rise. It also happens to be the one of the oldest and most popular forms of content marketing. This is due to how effective it’s been for small and big-time blogs alike as well as how cheap it is compared to other forms of marketing. These are probably a few of the reasons why you want to start a blog yourself, but how do you become successful as a blogger? That’s what we’re going to explore in this post.

How to Start an Email List for Free

August 15, 2018 No Comments

Blogging and email marketing go hand in hand. It’s the most effective way to turn the casual visitors who scroll through your website into leads who may potentially become customers at some point down the line. Convincing your readers to leave your website to follow you on Facebook or Twitter isn’t easy, and email marketing allows you to create a more relaxed, personal and intimate environment for you and your readers to communicate through than social media does.

How to Find Blog Topics to Write About

July 30, 2018 1 Comment

Building a website, writing posts, promoting content and taking care of everything else in your business can be hectic. It can even feel never ending at times. All the same, things can come to a grinding halt when you can’t figure out what to write about. That’s what this post is about.

How to Get Started with Affiliate Marketing

July 24, 2018 1 Comment

There are many ways to make money blogging, but generating revenue as a new blogger can be difficult despite this. You’ve heard of the thousands upon thousands of dollars other bloggers have generated from ebook and course sales, but you’re having trouble keeping up with a consistent publishing schedule let alone finding the time or resources to complete an ebook or course. That’s why affiliate marketing is such a popular option for new and growing blogs.

6 WordPress Plugins to take Your Blog to the Next Level

July 19, 2018

So you’ve set up your very own WordPress website with a beautiful theme and you’ve got a handful of blog posts published that your readers love; you’re blog is looking pretty good right now. But if you want to take your blog from a hobby and turn it into something you can actually make a … Read More