How to Optimize Images for the Web

Images are a huge part of the online world. They can be used to present statistics, teach new information, or cause hysterical laughter. With all that said, the majority of bloggers who are just starting out ignore one simple rule – you have to optimize images before you upload them. You can’t just download a 15 megabyte picture and upload it to directly to WordPress. I know you mean well….

How to Use WordPress (Tutorial for Beginners)

WordPress is an incredible piece of open source software used by 30.5% of all websites. Its’ versatility and ease of use allows you to create powerful websites and amazing blogs. It may seem a bit overwhelming when you first enter the admin area, but in this WordPress tutorial I am going to explain everything you need to get started. Note, this is not a tutorial on starting a blog, or…

How to Write Great Content for Your Blog

Content is king. That’s what every successful blogger will tell you. Great content makes your job of becoming an authority, obtaining backlinks, and gaining readership much easier. What makes content great? Does your content have to be long, short, funny, scientific, or written by a Noble prize laureate to be considered great? No. Although, having an article by a Noble prize laureate on your blog certainly wouldn’t hurt. Writing high…

Things to Do After Installing WordPress

It seems that after you’ve registered a domain and installed WordPress it’s time to start writing content, right? Not quite. Before writing your first masterpiece there are still things you should do immediately after installing WordPress. This is the last and most crucial step before you can actually start blogging. Promise. What do I mean by that? As I mentioned earlier, WordPress is a highly customizable piece of blogging software…

How to Choose a Domain Name

It’s pretty obvious domain names are not going out of style any time soon. Hence, it’s a good idea learn how to choose a domain name which doesn’t suck. Especially when there’s so many difference options, which can be overwhelming. According to the most recent data, the fourth quarter of 2017 closed with approximately 332.4 million domain registrations across all top-level domains (TLDs). But don’t worry, there are still plenty…