How to Create a Staging Site for Your WordPress Blog

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How to Create a Staging Site for Your WordPress Blog

So you want to create a staging site for your WordPress blog? Awesome! Staging sites are useful for testing any changes to your website before pushing them live. Updating WordPress, changing your theme, updating plugins, adjusting your CSS, and removing old plugins can all potentially cause havoc on your website, resulting in down time. If … Read More

How to Convert Your Site to HTTPS on WordPress

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How to Convert Your Site to HTTPS on WordPress

A few years ago, Google announced it would be penalizing websites which were not secured, even if the sites didn’t take payments. I knew that I needed to secure some of my websites by moving them to https but I dreaded the process. Luckily, it turned out to be a relatively quick process. I’m going … Read More

How To Keep an Automated List of Your Blog Posts in a Google Spreadsheet

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How To Keep an Automated List of Your Blog Posts in a Google Spreadsheet

How I Use IFTTT to Keep an Updated List of my Posts in a Google Spreadsheet Have you ever needed a list of all your blog’s posts in a spreadsheet? Personally, I keep one in my Google Drive to manage my Pinterest group boards and keep track of which posts have been posted where. Originally … Read More

How to Add Multiple Clickable Areas to an Image

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How to Add Multiple Clickable Areas to an Image

Most people know how to add one link to an entire image, but did you know there’s a way to selectively add multiple links to certain areas of your image? Adding multiple links to different parts of an image is very useful for product round-ups, and linking directly to items in photos. It’s super easy … Read More

The Newbie Blogger’s Checklist: 28 Tasks to Set Your Blog Up for Success

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The Newbie Blogger’s Checklist: 28 Tasks to Set Your Blog Up for Success

I’ve launched and grown many blogs in my lifetime, and throughout the process I’ve realized what needs to be prioritized in the early stages of a blog. Here is my running checklist for launching a new blog! Your own process may be different and these items are by no means a requirement for a successful … Read More

How to Install WordPress the Easy Way

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How to Install WordPress the Easy Way

You’ve bought your domain, and bought your hosting, and now you’re ready to install WordPress! Awesome sauce. Let’s get started on the easiest way to install WordPress. I’ll be sharing my personal process using Namecheap and A2 Hosting. If your domain was bought and hosted through different providers, then no worries, I’m sure the process … Read More

How to Start a Profitable Female Lifestyle Blog

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How to Start a Profitable Female Lifestyle Blog

If you’re a woman ready to start a blog, then bravo! You’re taking the first step towards female entrepreneurship and financial freedom. Blogging is something that has not only changed my life, but countless others’ as well. Nowadays, you can start a blog on nearly any subject and find a way to make it profitable. … Read More