Start a New Site & Double Your Money Challenge: From Zero to Blogging Hero #MBUstorm

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Starting a blog from scratch is not easy. You need to decide a good domain name, setting up the hosting service, installing Wordpress and, most of all, producing constantly high-quality content for your audience! And of course, monetizing the website and making money with it is really a challenge!   What if you had a strong motivation to start from scratch a … [Read more...]

How to Secure Your WordPress Site Using “Wordfence Security” Plugin (Free)

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How long ago have you realized your WordPress site? When was the last time you monitored its level of security? Your answer may be "a long time ago", or even "never"... Although few people do it regularly, making your site secure is extremely important. WordPress is, in fact, an open-source platform (that is, the codes are publicly consulted by everyone, including … [Read more...]

What Is a Gravatar and Why You Should Use It (Plus “Add New Default Avatar” Plugin)

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If you are into blogging since some time already, then I'm sure you already learned how to set up your gravatar. But there are always new users who still need to set up their own; hence, leaving comments without any image to identify their identity. In this article I'll explain what is a gravatar and how you can get your own. Plus, I'll give an advice on how to … [Read more...]

19 Things You Need To Know Before Buying Your Domain Name


Choosing and purchasing a domain is like deciding to get married. It's an important decision that definitely deserves some attention. In fact, since you need time and money in creating a website, you have to be sure that your domain expresses in a few words the content that you treat. The choice of the domain has an impact both in the way visitors perceive you and how the … [Read more...]

5 Content Marketing Trends That Should Not Be Ignored


Recent statistics show that as much as 93 percent of B2B companies use content marketing to establish their brand and create demand. In actuality, B2B marketers that blog generate 67 percent more leads than marketers that don’t. At the same time, content marketing is expected to be the most commercially important digital marketing trend, according to Smart Insights. If … [Read more...]

10 WordPress Tricks That You Probably Do Not Know

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Are you sure to know all the tips and tricks about Wordpress? This CMS has so many features; surely you know how to create posts, pages, and upload media content. But there are a few less commonly used features that can really help you streamline your work. Let's get started! Here are 10 Wordpress tricks you probably do not know.   1. Quick Draft If you … [Read more...]

How to Build Links for Niche Sites


Building niche sites that make money in autopilot has been always one of my plans. Since beginning of this year, I learned to use LongTailPRO (read my 3300 words guide here) and I created a niche site, monetized with Amazon affiliate program and Adsense. It ranked within the top 10 in search results for its keyword, generating a decent traffic and revenue, since then. In … [Read more...]

21 Simple Tricks to Write Content That Magnetizes Visitors

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“The power of pen” – someone had rightly said! Only in the world of digitalization, it can be redacted to the power of keys. The gift of writing in a few of us is offsetting to the demand-supply situation on the Internet. But writing to sell is a whole different thing. There’s only one thing on which you can pin your hope of readers hovering over your website, and that is … [Read more...]

Super List of Tools for Bloggers – More Than 70 Resources

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Blogging is a marathon, not a sprint, and over the time, can be really hard to continue doing an awesome job. Having the right tools will definitely make the difference. The list I've written is divided into categories, and the resources mentioned can help you boost productivity, manage your time, increase your audience, make more money with your site or improve your … [Read more...]

5 Myths Uncovered About Blogging

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A few years back, my friends and family members looked at me with cold and mysterious eyes when I told them that I do blog, and I would like to take up blogging as my profession. I never got support from anybody. Even some people, whom I knew, believed that blogging is an illegal profession, as they did not know what exactly it is. In fact, they never tried to know also, … [Read more...]

4 Tools to Quickly Increase Your Mailing List

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Have you ever wondered how many active readers you have on your blog? Do your visitors just open and close your website without letting you know if they will return? If your stats show that you attract more new visitors rather than entice old ones to return, then you must recognize that you need to focus on working harder on your audience, instead of thinking about just … [Read more...]

15 Solid Tips About Creating Great Content for Your Blog

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Have you ever wondered how to create great content for your blog? This is a 2000 words guide with 15 steps to help you writing articles with real added value for your readers.   1. Plan What You Want to Achieve with an Article This point is essential. Planning is very important not only in your daily or business life. Before you start writing you have to know … [Read more...]

20 Important Things To Do After Installing WordPress

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The installation of WordPress is very simple and within minutes you can get a blog up and running. Once you have finished installing WordPress there are a number of measures that must be taken if you want to get the most from your website. Use the following list as points to follow for future installations or just to double check if there is something that you have not … [Read more...]

X – The All In One WordPress Theme You Need

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"You will never have a second chance to make a good first impression". Having a good design is one of the most important things when you want to take blogging seriously. You want to give your readers an awesome user experience, so they can navigate easily through your website to read your content. So if you use WordPress, you should invest some money, getting a premium … [Read more...]

What You Need to Make Your Blog Mobile-Friendly

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We live in an era where smart phones and tablets are an integral part of our lives. Now there are more people browsing the internet on mobile to those using a desktop computer. There will be 2 billion of smart phone users by 2015, according to this study by eMarketer. And more than 80% of internet users will be from mobile. If you haven't done it yet, then you need to … [Read more...]

13 Common WordPress Mistakes to Avoid

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You may be eager to launch your new blog as soon as possible using WordPress. Before you hit “Enter” for the final time, double-check every step you have taken up to this point. Neglecting a few seemingly unimportant items can make the difference between a successful blog or one that no one visits. Web marketing is all making it easy for readers and customers to find … [Read more...]

3 Fantastic Tools for Bloggers and Internet Marketers

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Working online is just awesome. You meet a lot of people and you never stop learning from them. Also, the more time passes, the more you realize that you need to keep studying, reading and searching for new resources to use in your online journey. In this post I present you three tools you should take a look as a blogger or internet marketer : Oktopost, TrenDemon and … [Read more...]

Murray Newlands Talks about Getting PR for Your Startup – Interesting for Bloggers Too!

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One of the reasons why a significant number of startups fail is due to lack of press. Press helps startups gain exposure and create awareness. These startup companies fail to get journalists to write about them because they are always trying to explain what services and products they offer; this salesy way of reaching people is what turns away most journalists and … [Read more...]