Category : Blogging tips

Content is King

Why ‘Content Is King’ Is Still Relevant In The Blogging World

As bloggers, we are constantly told that “Content is King” wherever we turn online.  In this post I want to explore why we are told this and where the phrase originates.

“Content Is King” Origins

“Content is King” is a phrase that gets branded about a lot these days, especially by fellow bloggers and SEO specialists.  Due to its frequent usage it has probably lost a bit of its meaning to people, however that doesn’t mean it isn’t relevant anymore… far from it in fact.

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Do Follow or No Follow Links

What’s The Difference Between Do Follow and No Follow Links?

If you’re like most bloggers you may be a bit confused about the whole do follow versus no follow debate. Understanding what each term means and the benefits or drawbacks of each linking strategy will help you to make the right decision when linking through your blog.

Before we dive into the definitions, think about this: what is your blogging intent? Why are you blogging?

Getting crystal clear on why you’re blogging and who you’re specifically blogging for clues you in to whether or not you should be using do follow or no follow to benefit your blog and your readership.

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How does Pinterest work

How Does Pinterest Work In Blogging?

Whether or not you use it, it is likely you will have heard about Pinterest.  The question may be on your lips, “How does Pinterest work for me and my blog?”.  If Pinterest is not something that is currently on your radar, now may be just the time to change that.

Pinterest can provide you with a whole new surge of traffic if you use it well.  The platform is increasing in popularity at a great pace and you are short changing yourself from a lot of readers by failing to use it. 

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WP Dashboard Login

How To Secure Your WordPress Site

If you run your own website you will know just how important it is to know that it is safe and secure.  I think it is safe to say that most website owners and bloggers fear being hacked and potentially losing everything that they have worked to build up.

Thankfully, there are many security measures that you can incorporate into your site to make things a lot more secure.  Many people choose to install some sort of security WordPress plugin, and whilst they can be beneficial, making some simple backend changes can make a big difference.  In this post I want to talk about one of those methods that you can setup yourself.

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Blogging Tools

Top 10 Blogging Tools For Starting A Blog

When taking your first steps starting a blog there is a lot of information to take in.  It can be a little overwhelming if you are totally new to the whole “blogging scene”, yet there are a lot of useful blogging tools for you to use to make your life easier.

In this post I thought I’d put together a list of 10 of the most useful blogging tools that I use that I couldn’t do without.  There are certainly plenty of other great tools that I use regularly, but these ten, in my mind anyway, are fundamentally important.

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