I am asked fairly regularly by clients about affiliate links, what they are and how to use them, so here are the basics of how it works, along with my recommendations. When you are an affiliate for a company, you advertise their products. If someone purchases something, or signs up for something from your advertising, […]
Blogging is so great. Not only do we improve our own talents & hobbies, but it usually leads to new ones too (photography, writing, graphic design, coding, teaching, and a million others). And on top of developing all those skills, if we stick to it and keep improving, we can actually get paid to do it.
My home renovation blog, Little Victorian is over 5 years old already(!?). Not only did it lead to several more hobbies, it led to the creation of this business, and it still makes money in the background, even when I don't have time to update it.
It's so important that we keep improving though, and keep up with tech and changes. So here, you will find all kinds of posts for making your blog even better for your readers (more shareable) by adding special features, keeping it fast and making it prettier.
There are several plugins out there that make it easy to add an image to your sidebar. But they’re pretty unnecessary. Adding an image to your sidebar only takes one little tiny line of code. You can just copy and paste it and then add your image. No plugin required. I’ll walk you through it in the video, or you can read the step-by-step below.
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What is an optimized photo? It’s a photo that is the appropriate pixel size (width and height), an appropriate file size (the smaller, the better), and one that’s titled and tagged properly for your blog. Most blog content areas are only about 700 pixels wide, so there is no need to upload anything 900 pixels […]