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9 Must-Have Plugins for your new WordPress site!

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You’ve just setup a new WordPress site and you are wondering which plugins to install.

I know the feelings because I was once a newbie. But having been blogging and using WordPress for over 6 years, I can tell within the blink of an eye what you need for your new blog.

I don’t even need to know the reasons or niche you are blogging in. There are plugins you must install as early as you have your WordPress blog setup.

Why?

Let’s begin first by looking at some key reasons why you need plugins for WordPress and what plugins are. Continue reading

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3 ways to Filter out Internal Traffic from Google Analytics (and Why You Should)

Google Analytics is one boon of a tool for us internet marketers.

It helps us:

And it helps us keep track of what truly matters for every online business:

  • Customer satisfaction
  • ROI (return on investment)
  • ROT (Return on Time)

With so much reliance on it, it is crucial that the data it gives is correct! (You agree?) Continue reading

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How to Protect a (new) WordPress blog from hackers!

Protecting your new WordPress blog should be a top priority especially if your copy is self-hosted.

A common deadly mistake I see around is a hurry to start pulling traffic and publishing articles on a newly installed self hosted blog without taking some necessary security steps. That’s foundation for disaster.

This is part 6 in the series to build a money making blog. If you missed the other 5  parts, here is the front page for a list of contents.

In part 5, we saw how easy it is to install WordPress. As a matter of fact, it takes less than 3 minutes to get a copy installed.

NB: I recommend WPX Hosting,Siteground orBluehost to host your WordPress site.

WPX Hosting does daily automatic backup of your site (For free) and keeps copies for 2 months. Backup is the foundation of every safety major you are ever going to implement on your blog.

In part 7, we are looking at setting up the right theme to monetize your blog.

NB: 9 ideas to create your new business on WordPress

The copy we installed in part 5 is still virgin and vulnerable to attacks and damages. In this part, we are going to implement basic and solid security to our fresh copy. While it is not common to have a 100% secured blog, it’s going to keep you very safe from your end. Continue reading

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WordPress for Beginners the Ultimate Guide to Help You

WordPress can be confusing for beginners. I still remember the day that I first started using the platform. It took me over 8 hours to set up my very first blog. This WordPress for beginners post is going to help you get started on the right foot with a self-hosted blog so you can start blogging without any confusion.

If you’re new to the blogging world or have been researching on how to start a blog, you’ve probably heard about WordPress. If you’ve Googled “which platform should I start my blog on?”

We have all done this as new bloggers at one point or another. Continue reading

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Monstroid Giveaway: Win a Bestselling WordPress Theme!

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Today we are happy to present to you Monstroid – one of those multipurpose themes that are able to turn your website into literally anything.

What’s so special about this theme? It has been crafted to meet the requirements of just about any WordPress user – a blogger, a business owner or a freelance web designer. Its integration with such major WordPress plugins as WooCommerce, bbPress and BuddyPress will allow you to build a multi-function website,  and powerful and intuitive customization options will take care of its appearance.

And today you can win one for yourself by leaving a specific comment under this post. This will be discussed a little later, and now, let’s dig deeper into Monstroid’s capabilities and see how you can benefit from it. Continue reading

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Top 4 cheap Managed WordPress Hosting Providers!

The demand for WordPress as a content management system (cms) for different types of websites is constantly on a rise. This, of course has also led to an increase in demand for managed WordPress hosting providers.

WordPress is the free and most-flexible CMS that can be hosted on any Unix/Linux systems but to get the best results, there has been need to setup dedicated servers and teams with some specific requirements that will ensure security, speed, compatibility and up-time.

Many Webhosting providers today have grown to understand this and are beginning to assign dedicated resources to manage WordPress Hosting as a separate line of product. Continue reading