Category Archives for Blogging

11 Important Things to Do After You Install WordPress

If you’ve just installed WordPress for the first time you may be a little confused or even overwhelmed.

Don’t worry, WordPress is pretty easy to use and you’ll learn quickly. But there are a few things you should do after installing WordPress, and I want to go over them in this article.

This article assumes you’ve already installed WordPress on your own domain, but if that’s not the case please see my page on How to Start a Blog, which walks you through the process of setting up a web hosting account and installing WordPress.

Now, here are 11 things that I recommend you do after installing WordPress.

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How to Start a Blog

How to Start a Blog

My goal with is to help people who want to improve their own financial situation through saving more money, making more money, or (ideally) both. My own financial situation changed drastically after I discovered the power of blogging and how a blog can be used to generate income while working from home.

When I started my first blog I didn’t have any clue what I was doing. Fast forward several years later and I’ve now been working full-time in my blogging-based business for almost a decade. It’s truly been a life-changing experience for me and my family. I’ve been able to earn a good income, work on things that I enjoy, and avoid commuting to a job that I don’t like. The #1 factor in all of that has been blogging. I’ve even been able to sell several different blogs for as much as $500,000.

So when other people ask me about ways to make money online or from home, blogging is one of my first recommendations. If you’re on this page, chances are you are at least considering start a blog of your own. On this page I’ll show you how simple it is to get your own blog set up.

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Ways to Get Traffic to New Websites and Blogs

7 Ways to Get Traffic to New Websites and Blogs

Starting a new website or blog is always exciting. The possibilities and potential are unlimited!

But usually frustration sets in pretty quickly. Getting visitors to see your amazing new site can be a real challenge. None of the dreams you have for your website or blog will come true if you’re not able to get traffic to the site.

Since your site is new you probably have no existing links from other websites and no email list. You also probably have no social media followers for the site.

New sites also tend to get no direct traffic, because people who would be interested in your site simply don’t know about it yet.

So what can you do?

As a new website owner or blogger you obviously need to get your site in front of your target audience so they can become familiar with your site, but this can be a challenging and frustrating process.

You can’t wait 6 months to a year until you start getting organic Google search traffic.

In this article we’ll take a look at 7 different ways even new website owners and bloggers can start driving traffic. Read through the article, find a few that would be a good fit for you, and start to implement them today.

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