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how to start a blog for your hobby or business We’ll show you how to start a blog within minutes, including beginners, intermediate, and advanced techniques. If you have been longing to start a website, whether it is to expression your interest, thoughts, or even to make some extra money on the side through blogging, we have all the resources you need to get started, and believe me, the cost is extremely affordable to get started.  For a successful blog, you can spend as little as $0 to get started, but of course that requires a lot of your time.  So depending...Continue reading »

If you have been tinkering with your wordpress theme and somehow ended up with the dreaded blank white screen or error warnings at the top of the screen “Warning: require(/home/…” First thing you should do is to say to yourself: Give yourself a couple seconds, do not panic.  Let’s regroup here. The easiest way to remedy this issue is to fix it through the backend, which is directly from your SQL database. Go into your hosting account find your cpanel find your phpMyAdmin find the database backing the site in question find the wp_options table...Continue reading »

If you are looking for income on the side and you love writing, blogging might be a nice passive way to earn some extra cash. Here are some ways entrepreneurs monetize their blogs. 1) Adsense The most basic method is to throw up a few Adsense ads on the site and let Google find advertisers for you.  Google makes billions of dollars from advertisers, they need your site to show the ads, so in turn, Google keeps about 30%-40%, and you keep the rest.  It’s a slow and steady way of monetize blogs, but less variance and volatility in your month over month income. Income...Continue reading »

I woke up last Friday to a small drop in ranking for my case study site.   The main keyword had been ranked #1 in Google for the last two to three months without movement, then suddenly I got an alert from my keyword tracker that the keyword had dropped to #4 in the ranking, and traffic subsequently dropped by about half. The case study site is one of several sites I own so I wasn’t too worried (although will need to address the ranking soon).  Then come to find out this morning when I randomly stumbled upon an SEO article that explained the reason for the drop. On...Continue reading »

The dreaded WordPress error, especially for users with admin rights. First of all, if you can’t get into your site, try going logging in first, then in the browser url go directly to a sub-section within WordPress, such as the post edit area If that works for you, then it’s likely a plugin error. There could be several reasons that caused this error.  The simplest solution is to check the most recent plugin installations or plugin updates.  Plugins are the most common culprit for this error.  Try deactivating one...Continue reading »

If you are looking for a simple way to A/B test the conversion rate and effectiveness of your new banners, the easy way to rotate different banners evenly with each banner. Below is a simple HTML code which will work perfectly with wordpress.  Make sure you change the banner url and link url in red.  Also, the code is setup for three banners, if you want to add more banners have less banners, simply change the rand(0,2) and add or subtract the elseif’s. A/B testing is a great way to optimize your sales conversion, make sure to continue to test your banners and...Continue reading »

First and foremost, in order to start a blog of any niche, you will need the tools and resources.  We have put together all the blogging tools you need to get your feet wet.  These tools should have everything you need to get started on a fashion blog. There are many reasons why you should learn how to start a fashion blog. One good reason why you should know how to start a fashion blog is that this will provide you an exciting way to pass time and share your fashion ideas to people who need fashion advice and to those whom you share the same interests. Then, if done...Continue reading »

How to create a website from scratch? This may appear to be a tough question for people who are not familiar with the subject. But if you already know the basics of how to create a website from scratch, this will no longer be a difficult matter. Think of a Domain Name Much like any project, if you want to know how to create a website from scratch, you have to start with its basic elements first. So, the first thing that you should think about is the domain name. Basically, this element is the name or brand of your site, an example of this is But...Continue reading »

It is important for you to learn how to start a food blog. Knowing how to start a food blog will open you up to opportunities that will let you earn and lead to your success in the long run. This topic about how to start a food blog may look or sound too easy. But much like other blogs or Internet marketing ventures, there are challenges associated with it. So, this article will show you the basics that you should remember when creating your own food blog in order for it to remain competitive and marketable if you are planning to make a living out of it. Here are the...Continue reading »