I’m a member of several different blogging groups on Facebook and I’ve noticed the same question pop up a number of times: Can you monetize a WordPress.com blog? The answer is YES! I’ve noticed some people don’t think WordPress allows monetization on their free platform, but this is untrue. In fact, here’s a statement from WordPress.com: We […]
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If you’re using self-hosted WordPress it’s really important to consider your site’s security. Luckily, WordPress already has a lot of inbuilt security features, but there’s still a lot you need to do to shield your site from unauthorised access. I’ve asked experienced website designer Cristina Castro Moral to give us a few tips. She kindly […]
Bloggers, do you want to improve your affiliate marketing efforts and increase earnings? Here are a couple strategies that’ll help you to do that! Below, I outline some of the methods I’ve used to monetize a wide range of blog posts over the last few years. These strategies will help you to squeeze extra affiliate links into […]
Recently, I discovered that you can add links to image captions in WordPress (see above). Linking the caption has a couple of uses: You can use the caption to link back to the photographer or creator of the image you’re using. Handy if you’re using an image that requires attribution (like in the example above!) […]
If you’re a blogger who monetizes their content with affiliate marketing, Black Friday can be very lucrative. Note: in the following paragraph and throughout the rest of this post I’ve used referral links to affiliate networks that I’m a member of (and use every single day). See my full disclosure here. If you need any […]
Confession time: I’m completely in love with the new Instagram Stories feature. It’s such a great way to follow other bloggers in real time, see snapshots of their lives and learn more about those we admire in the space. Should bloggers use Instagram Stories? Yes! There are thousands of blogs online, but there’s only one […]