How to Exclude Yourself from Google Analytics

This is a follow up tutorial to my previous article about adding Google Analytics to your website. In this guide I’m going to explain how to exclude yourself from Google Analytics. If you’re a website owner you probably visit your website multiple times every day. Even more so if you’re developing a website since you need to refresh the website multiple times within a few minutes to see if the…

How to Add Google Analytics to Your WordPress Blog

Tracking and analyzing incoming traffic is crucial for any website, even more so for beginner bloggers. By collecting this data you’ll have a better understanding of what is working for you and what is not. Google Analytics is a great freemium service, which does exactly that. The question is how do you add Google Analytics code to your WordPress blog? Fear not, I’ll help you out. In this guide I am…

How to Brand Your Blog and Why You Should

Today starting a blog is not difficult. Literally anyone can do it by following a simple online guide. What’s more challenging is getting traffic. Yes, good content helps, but good content alone is just not enough. It’s also important to learn how to brand your blog. There are over 2 million blog posts created every single day on WordPress.com according to the latest data. Who knows how many more posts…

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…