The following is a guest post by Akinduyo Eniola. Akinduyo is a content marketing expert and blogger at Guruscoach, where he helps develop effective content strategies that generate leads for businesses. This post focuses on ways to increase followers on Instagram. Without a doubt, we can all … [Read more...] about 11 Amazing Ways to Increase Followers on Instagram… Organically!
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In this post I'm looking specifically at Google Analytics reports. For those who don't know, Google Analytics is an online suite offered by (erm) Google. It provides reporting and analysis tools to help you understand your web traffic. It's invaluable for pretty much any website or blog owner … [Read more...] about 20 Underused Google Analytics Reports for Deeper Insight
The following is a guest post by Courtney Rosenfeld of Gig Spark, a useful resource for those taking their first steps towards the gig economy, either to supplement their income or as a way to fulfil their dreams of small business success. Many business-minded individuals are recognizing the … [Read more...] about Small Business Success & Self Care – A Guide to Making Things Work
One of the best reasons for choosing to run a blog on WordPress are the opportunities to extend it through the many thousands of plugins available. In this post, I'm presenting a list of essential WordPress plugins for bloggers, as chosen by independent users in a recent survey I've carried … [Read more...] about 28 Essential WordPress Plugins for Bloggers: Tips from WordPress Users
The following is a guest post by Matt Wilson from The Work-from-Home Depot. Matt has worked remotely for several years and has a setup that allows him to be productive and efficient and truly enjoy his time in the "office". He created Work-from-Home Depot to assist individuals and teams in making … [Read more...] about Use Experience & Leadership to Take Advantage of Remote Working
I'm documenting a fix to a problem I've fixed on the SideGains blog today. It relates to the native WordPress search function that pulls both pages and posts into the results page... I want to exclude pages from WordPress search results to show only posts. Why do I want to do this? Since my … [Read more...] about How to Exclude Pages from WordPress Search Results Without Plugins
It doesn't matter how far along we are in our blogging journey, there's always something to learn. With this in mind, this post features the best books on blogging according to 22 business owners, marketers and successful bloggers. Attitudes change, new technologies emerge and new strategies … [Read more...] about The Best Books on Blogging: 22 Picks from Business Owners & Marketers
Should HTML Sitemaps be a Part of Your SEO Strategy? At one time, HTML sitemaps were seen as an important on-domain SEO component. They helped search engines like Google spider content and attribute PageRank across your domain. Google used to be very specific about HTML sitemap SEO benefits. You … [Read more...] about The HTML Sitemap & SEO: Do HTML Sitemaps Still Have a Place?
Everyone’s favorite "look at me" platform Instagram is also a great place for bloggers looking to grow their online footprint. However, Instagram is unlike many other platforms when it comes to links. In this discussion I’m looking at how to add clickable links on Instagram, which is a problem many … [Read more...] about How to Add Clickable Links on Instagram
The following is a guest post from Dexter of infobunny.com, where he shares tips on blogging and social media. His latest post is about starting a blog in 2021. If you want people to find your blog, you need great content backed up by knowledge in several key areas. In this post, I provide a … [Read more...] about A Simple Guide to Blog Promotion for New Bloggers