Hi and welcome, my name is AJ, and I am a corporate IT nerd turned full-time digital marketing enthusiast with a passion for SEO and content strategy. I have been making a living from blogs and websites since 2015.
I created this website, Blog Pioneer, as a platform to share some of my thoughts around blogging, SEO, WordPress, and website monetization.
The Online Business Lifestyle
At the end of 2014, I said goodbye to my corporate life to focus on my passion which was, and is, everything digital. In other words, I took a leap of faith and decided to go through a career change. A huge step, but one that I really wanted to take. Fast forward several years, and I have no regrets.
After spending the entire year of 2015 learning, reading, trying all the things, and making all the mistakes, the penny finally dropped in 2016. Or was it 2017? Who knows. The point is, in this industry, you literally never stop learning.
Today, I manage a portfolio of blogs and websites that generate revenue with affiliate marketing, advertising, and other channels. SEO is my passion, so that is where most of my energy is spent.
Besides looking after my own portfolio of websites, I also help small businesses and individual bloggers achieve growth by giving actionable advice regarding SEO, content strategy, WordPress, and website monetization.
Where to From Here
If you’re keen to get your first website off the ground, make sure you check out my step-by-step guide to starting a WordPress website. Once you have your first blog up and running, the rest will follow.
In the meantime, check out some of my articles.
- Mediavine review
- GeneratePress review
- Keysearch review
- AAWP review
- Thrive Themes review
- DreamHost review
- Semrush features for bloggers
- WordPress category pages and SEO
- How to choose a good blog name
- Is blogging still worth it?
- 10 Common blogging mistakes
- The best WordPress blogging tools
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Get in Touch
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Thanks for visiting!
– AJ Mens