When you register a domain name, you do so for a period of time. When that time expires, you must renew the registration otherwise your website will stop working and you could lose the domain. This means two things (are you ready for this?): You don't own your domain name. You only rent … [Read more...] about Why You Must Not Forget to Renew Your Domain Name
If you asked me for one piece of advice about starting a blog, one golden nugget you could take away and nurture into something outstanding, it would be this: FOCUS – Follow One Course Until Successful*. That’s it. Simple as. I wouldn’t tell you creating a successful … [Read more...] about The Importance of FOCUS: Follow One Course Until Successful
Learning how to create your own WordPress website has many benefits. Especially if you're on a tight budget and can't afford to hire a professional web designer to do the job for you. A half-decent starter website will cost around $500 and one that creates the wow factor will cost you … [Read more...] about How to Build a WordPress Website in 2020: A Step-by-Step Guide for Beginners
In this article, I'll explain everything you need to know about how to start a blog. We'll look at choosing a domain name, deciding where to host your blog, the best software to use, and how to make it look good. Before we get started, I should let you know this is a guide for creating a … [Read more...] about How to Start a Blog in 2020
What distracts you from blogging? What stops you writing that killer blog post when you sit down at your laptop or pick up your tablet? Let me guess… Social media? Kids? Office gossip? I work from home, usually alone, so for me it’s Facebook. It’s just too easy to get drawn into … [Read more...] about 8 Simple Ways to Block out Distractions
Starting a blog in 2019 is a piece of cake. It was the same in 2018, 2017 and before. If you're really into the idea of starting a blog, what do you need to know about the process? What decisions you make now could save you time and money in the future? In this post, I’m going to explore the … [Read more...] about Starting a Blog in 2019? Should You Choose Self-Hosted or a Free Platform?
It’s a question we’ve all asked at one stage or another – “What is a WordPress plugin?” And here’s the answer… A plugin is a script or program you add to the core files to make WordPress do something it wouldn’t normally do. Out of the box, WordPress looks pretty basic to the average user. … [Read more...] about What is a WordPress Plugin?
WordPress is free open-source software used to build websites, blogs and apps. You probably know this already. So let's take a look at WordPress in a bit more detail. In the web design industry, WordPress is what's known as a content management system (CMS). It uses a coding language called … [Read more...] about What is WordPress?