It’s a great feeling when you start to receive a ton of traffic to your website. You’ve worked hard to drive all that traffic by optimizing your site for SEO, promoting yourself on social media and networking but is it really worth celebrating if all of those visitors check out your website but never return?
Learning how to make money blogging is something a lot of wannabe bloggers do before they’ve even learned how to start a blog. This isn’t all that surprising. They’re simply curious about a few things, one of which being whether or not blogging, something that takes time to do, is a profitable business model. Another thing new and wannabe bloggers are curious about is how they should go about making money with their blogs. That’s the focus of this post.
If you want to expand your business to new countries, you may consider having a WordPress website available in different languages. It can significantly increase your reach, i.e. your number of potential customers. To do that in WordPress, you have two main approaches: having separated independent websites or having a multilingual website using a dedicated WordPress plugin.
You may not realize it, but your blog niche plays a huge role in your blog’s success. It’ll help you determine who your audience is, which blog post ideas to focus on and which products you need to create. Most importantly, it’ll help you maintain focus as you plan out your editorial schedule and overall business and marketing strategies.
There are many types of WordPress users, but it mainly boils down to two—those who know WordPress inside and out (typically developers) and those who merely use the content management system to power their websites but know very little about it on a technical level (typically bloggers).
Video hosting for WordPress is a bit of a complex topic. There are a number of different paths you can take with it, multiple platforms you have to choose from and dozens of plugins you can use. It can be an intimidating step for your website, especially when you or your organization is ready to start adding video content to your content marketing strategy and you’re not sure how to get started on the technical side of things.
Kinsta is a managed WordPress host powered by Google Cloud Platform. It was founded by longtime WordPress user and developer Mark Gavalda in December of 2013. It’s taken the WordPress world by storm since then, earning the respect of leaders from around the industry and acquiring a clientele featuring a number of different high-traffic websites across multiple industries, including this very website.
Your success with email marketing can only be as good as your email marketing strategy. If you take the time to build a strategy and integrate it with your content marketing strategy, you’ll be able to take advantage of a form of marketing allowing many businesses to lessen their dependence on expensive ad campaigns.
Organization is an important aspect of blogging. It’s not nearly as important as social media or email marketing, but it can help you keep things organized internally and help your visitors navigate your website. You’ll use WordPress categories and WordPress tags to organize content in this content management system, but it can be easy to confuse the two and wind up with a mess of a taxonomy system if you aren’t careful.
A portfolio site is a vital component of every freelancer or creative agency’s business. It offers a way for you to showcase a gallery of your best work so you can take advantage of online marketing and attract clients from all around the world. It can also act as an interactive résumé by allowing you to list your best skills, education, past experience, testimonials and a contact form to reel new clients in.