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How to build a list for your blog and earn trust from subscribers!

Building a list for your blog is one of the first things you have to start doing as soon as you start your blog. I know this is not always the case because of the confusion and lack of accurate knowledge that’s often experienced by many starters.

One thing is to build the list and another is to maintain it. At both ends, it’s always a hard nut  to crack. If you’ve never started a list before or you are not happy with what’s happening with your current list, I might have suggestions that will clear the dust and set things right.

I want to discuss in this part the things you need to build a list and how to use your list effectively as a blogger so you don’t loose subscribers so quick. But first, here are two things you get from your list;

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Free Stock photos for your blog

Stock photos are photos that are available for immediate use. They are cost effective alternative to hiring a photographer to go out and shoot the photos.

If we had to go out and hire a photographer for every blog post, that will be a handsome load of work on our shoulders. So an alternative is to visit a website and download already existing and related pictures for out articles.

There are almost unlimited number of stock photo websites out there offering both free and paid options. Generally, the difference is in terms of size and resolution.  But before I give you a short list of some of the stock photo sites I use, we are going to see some important points.

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Top 7 essential Plugins for new WordPress blogs

Today, I want to talk about the most essential plugins for new WordPress blogs. Plugins are good for their purposes but the more you get them on your blog, the more the chances of running into trouble.

NB: This is Part VIII in the series to create a money making blog. If you missed the previous parts, click here to go to the table of contents.

Why some plugins are bad!

Before I show you my most essential plugins for new WordPress blogs, let’s see why we have to apply a huge degree of caution why adding plugins to our blogs:

  • Some poorly coded plugins can break your blog. Some get incompatible with your server configuration and may crash the server.
  • Some plugins have some monitoring scripts to gather some critical information from your blog and submit to some remote location, exposing your blog to security dangers.
  • Some poorly written plugins have weaknesses that can be exploited by hacker to bring down your blog.
  • Some plugins make your blog very heavy and that’s bad for search engines and human friendliness.
  • Some plugins are too unnecessarily complicated. Their authors have not clew what it means to be user friendly.
  • Some plugins can just be so annoying and will keep kicking your visitors away with popups.
  • Some will not want to cohabit with others and this may cause you a whole lot of uncertainties.

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The best theme for blogs to earn money (WordPress Themes)

While having the best money making wordpress themes (the best theme for blogs to earn money) does not guarantee earnings from your blog, poorly coded or structured theme can really have a negative impact on your objectives.

In this part VII of our series to create a blog that makes money, I want us to look at some of the aspects to consider before buying a premium theme for your blog.

Before I move ahead, you may want to check out the previous posts in this series. Click here to go back to front page.

We want to create a blog that makes money so we are interested in certain things on our blog that can only be available on money making wordpress themes. One of the ways to generate income from our blog is by placing advertisements on strategic portions  on the same blog. So our theme must make this easy for us. Some themes out there will not make it easy and flexible for you to move advertisement objects from one end to the other. That’s not what we want.

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What to blog about ~ Creating your Money Making Blog Part I

Deciding what to blog about has always been a very big issue especially if you are entering into blogging for your very first time. I want you to know it’s very normal to have some difficulties in choosing a topic so don’t feel alone

In this part I of creating a money making blog series, I want to make an attempt at helping you choose the right niche. This is a very crucial moment that determines whether or not you’ll succeed in blogging and making money.  If you make the wrong choice, chances are that you’ll soon abandon because of a lot of factors: