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How to Build an Online Store on WordPress Using WooCommerce March 16, 2017 by Christopher Jan Benitez Leave a Comment The WooCommerce plugin offered by WordPress is the most popular platform to create eCommerce websites today. If you are thinking about building your site this way, here is a brief guide to follow: Install WordPress The very first step in creating your site i ...
If you’re new to WordPress, it’s a good thing that you got in the game. Among the different CMSs available, WordPress has the most users: over 75 million and counting, all over the world. And there’s a good reason why. The ability WordPress gives you to customize your pages and to achieve the appearance you are looking for is what attracts a lot of users to the platform.
With thousands of blogs vying for the same audience as yours, you need to find a way to edge out the competition. Some go the high road by spending hundreds and thousands of dollars on ads so their blog will predominantly appear in search results and social media news feeds. They’ll also allocate that budget to launch a sophisticated link building strategy that will attract ...
If you want to succeed with your blog, you need to invest in it. You can’t just sign up on a free blogging platform and use free services and expect to rake in money.7 Just like a good investment, you need to put your hard-earned cash to work on your blog to see incredible returns. The question now is, how much should you spend on setting up your blog? This is an issue tha ...
Building landing pages is one of the best things you can do for your lead generation campaign. If optimized correctly, landing pages will help you turn visitors into leads. However, everything in them must be spot-on to be effective in converting your audience. Below are ten tips you can apply right now to your landing pages to achieve higher conversions: 1.
Your blog is your most prized online possession. It is the platform where you can establish credibility with your audience in your niche. Through the content you publish, you are able to build connections with your audience. At the same time, it is not uncommon for bloggers or brands to encounter threats in the online space.
So you’ve reached your earnings potential with your online business. You have sustained the highest profit for the past few months, and there’s no stopping you. You have been observing the best practices to optimize your sales and run your business smoothly. What’s the next step to take? Breaking through the glass ceiling, of course! There are no bounds to how much success y ...
Yes! I Love to Learn Want to learn step-by-step how I built my Niche Site Empire up to a full-time income? Craigslist has been around since 1995 and survived the tenuous online landscape. From the dot-com bubble to the social media craze, America’s favorite online classified ads is still alive and running.
Yes! I Love to Learn Want to learn step-by-step how I built my Niche Site Empire up to a full-time income? Being an artist is often associated with being broke, as seen from the trope “Starving Artist.” While this stereotype is an unfair assessment about artists in general, it only means that they are focused on the final product. The quality of their creation is of highest priority.
Instagram is one of the most popular social media channels at the moment. With different features focused on helping users share their visual content to followers, the platform allows businesses to build a more vibrant community to engage with their respective brands. In fact, the Instagram train is more than picking up steam.
Yes! I Love to Learn Get my step-by-step blueprint for how I’ve built a successful Amazon FBA business In a previous post, Spencer discussed how to make money on Amazon. In this post, I’ll go in depth on what to sell on the platform through Amazon FBA. Fulfillment by Amazon is an initiative by the world’s largest online selling marketplace to help businesses store their p ...
Web hosting is not something that a lot of newbie bloggers think about upon starting. However, it affects key areas that ensure the long-term sustainability, growth, and profitability of your blog. Whether you’re blogging just for fun or trying to build a business out of it, you need to pay more attention to web hosting.
Search Engine Optimization (SEO) is one of the pillars of digital marketing. Not only will it expose your brand to a huge stream of traffic, but it will also help establish your authority in your niche. As a blogger, ranking highly in search results is a big step towards thought leadership. But it sure won’t be an easy road.
Yes! I Love to Learn Want to learn step-by-step how I built my Niche Site Empire up to a full-time income? An image is worth a thousand words, as the saying goes. Sometimes, it can be worth a thousand pins. That’s the value that image sharing site Pinterest brings to the digital marketing table.
Work-Life Balance Tips to Keep You Happy as a Blogger December 16, 2016 by Christopher Jan Benitez Leave a Comment Blogging is hard work. Some bloggers end up working 10 to 12 hour days. Of course, in addition to writing, bloggers often have to do SEO work, social media, networking, and many other things that can eat up the hours. Working all day, and weekends is not good for your health.
Today, people with decent writing skills can start a blog. But if your purpose is to build a brand, attract a large crowd, and make money along the way, then blogging can be a daunting challenge. Keep in mind that, as a professional blogger, you need to learn different skills aside from writing and editing.
WordPress is undeniably the most popular Content Management System or CMS that helps DIY-bloggers build the site of their dreams. Unfortunately, its popularity also made it vulnerable to numerous security exploits. Plugins, for example, can be compromised due to code vulnerabilities and cause harm if installed to your WordPress blog.
As a blogger, you deserve to be compensated for all the work you have put in building and marketing your blog. Unfortunately, monetization never comes easy with any online endeavor. Blogging, in particular, requires you to generate a steady stream of traffic to make it sustainable. Apart from the lack of traffic, below are the most common reasons why you are not reaping the fu ...
So you invested hundreds and perhaps even thousands of dollars on SEO. Your blog is attracting traffic like public transit during rush hour. Your traffic stats are high, and so is the bounce rate. Apparently, people who visit are not hanging around to read your posts, subscribe or follow. Essentially, despite the traffic, your conversion rate is embarrassingly low.
Most bloggers are obsessed with driving traffic to their sites. However, high traffic is pretty much useless if the bounce rate of the site is high and the conversion rate is low. Traffic stats do not indicate how popular or useful your blog is in retaining traffic. You need to consider your conversion rate to understand the profitability of your blog.