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
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Google Search Console and Google Analytics are tools I recommend for any new blogger as a default. They provide an incredible amount of insight about how visitors find your blog and how they interact with it. They are both also highly recommended tools to check for SEO. When you have these two tools … [Read more...] about How to Connect Google Search Console to Google Analytics
Google Analytics is one of my favorite toys! If you're a blogger and you're not using it, sign up today and start collecting data about how visitors interact with your blog. Alongside the myriad useful default reports, there are a stack of other tools to help you understand your blog's activity. One … [Read more...] about Google Analytics Alerts Could Be Your New BFF!
If you've arrived at this post you can't find the .htaccess file on your hosting server. There are a few reasons why you might be having difficulties. I'll explain what they are likely to be and how to remedy them. Before this though I'll briefly explain what the .htacces file is and why it's … [Read more...] about Can’t Find Your .htaccess File for Your WordPress Blog? Here’s What to Do!
cPanel is software that runs on a web host, enabling you to perform basic web administration tasks. It's a graphical interface that helps you carry out a number of things, but for the purposes of this post I'm going to explain how to use the cPanel File Manager to show hidden files. When you log … [Read more...] about How to Use the cPanel File Manager to Show Hidden Files
There are a bunch of great tools (free and paid) to help you understand and interpret your site traffic. I'm going to add to the pantheon by giving you a tool for free that I've made as a kind of dashboard for showing you week on week traffic metrics from Google Analytics. It's built around the … [Read more...] about Google Analytics Add On for Google Sheets – A Free Dashboard
It may be a bit of an overkill to produce an online marketing & SEO glossary for you... but it's better to be safe than sorry! What follows are the terms you're likely to come into contact with during your life as a blogger. Some of them you'll probably already know and others perhaps … [Read more...] about The Ultimate Online Marketing & SEO Glossary for Beginners
You're at the point every blogger (including me) was at one time so I'll give you a few words of encouragement before I give you these tips for new bloggers! Nobody is born with all the knowledge and skills they need to start a blog. At some point, all the successful bloggers you've read about … [Read more...] about Tips for New Bloggers – Ultimate List of Blogging Advice for Beginners
Pinterest is an absolute gold mine for traffic. It's also an incredibly slick platform for you to build your brand. However, you need to connect it to your site, from your site. I'm going to show you how to add the Pin It button to your pages. This will make it easy for your visitors to promote your … [Read more...] about How to Add the Pin It Button to Your WordPress Blog
If you’ve not heard about Google Search Console you’re missing out on a fantastic tool. I am going to tell you a little about why it’s so useful and what it can do for you. Primarily though I'll walk you through how to set up a Google Search Console account so you can take advantage of all the tools … [Read more...] about How to Set Up Google Search Console Accounts – A Powerful SEO Tool