Category Archives: Blogging

How to Make People Trust Your Blog and Content

Trust is a big issue for anyone who has a blog. You want your readership to trust you and what you write. But people won’t automatically trust you; in the digital age, we have grown cynical about what we read. Here are some ways to make people trust your blog. Interact with Comments and Responses…

5 Ways You Can Benefit From Writing a Kindle Book to Boost Your Blog

Most bloggers know that they need to produce epic content to succeed, but activities done away from their own site can be just as important, if not more so. This includes being active and engaging on social media platforms, commenting to connect with other bloggers, and publishing guest posts to help grow an audience. But there’s another…

When You Shouldn’t Respond to Blog Comments

One of the most important things to realize when it comes to blogging is that not all comments you receive are worth commenting back or even keeping. Spam is unfortunately an unavoidable part of blogging, and the more traffic and popularity your blog receives, the more likely it will attract spam. Follow these tips to…

How to Encourage Commenting on Your Blog

A blog will never succeed if you don’t get your followers involved. You can post three times a day, but if no one is commenting and sharing their thoughts with you, chances are you’re not really engaging any of them. So how can you encourage more comments? Here are a few ideas. 1. Comment first…

5 Reasons You Should Add a Video Blog to Your Site

Video blogs, or vlogs as they are often called, were a novelty for tech insiders for a while, but recently they have become more popular for bloggers of all types. They aren’t just for those looking to become an internet celebrity; bloggers in all niches can use video blogs to boost their traffic and get…

Five Ways to Push Through Writer’s Block When Blogging

Has this happened to you? You head over to your computer, sit down, and stare at a blank screen wondering what you’re going to write about today. It happens to almost everyone – except you. After reading through the five tips below, you’ll no longer battle writer’s block. Sounds awesome, right? Here’s the deal… You…

Administrators, Editors and More: What are the Different WordPress User Roles?

In many situations you will need to have multiple contributors to a WordPress blog. This is easy enough to set up in the “Users” tab of the WordPress dashboard. But you don’t always want all users to have equal access. For example, you probably don’t want everyone to be able to change the site design…

How to Open a WordPress Menu Item in a New Tab?

When you’re creating a menu in WordPress, sometimes you want to get your links to open in a new window or tab. In the WYSIWYG post editor this is as simple as clicking a button but that easy option doesn’t seem to appear in the Menu editor. It is actually there, in fact, but you…