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How to change author archives URL to about page

Lots of WordPress bloggers recently have been asking how to redirect their author archives link to their about page.

By default, a blog post author link will point to the author archives page, which doesn’t add much value to the reader when there’s only one author on the site.

There are several ways to have the author link redirect to the about page, but in this article I will be sharing the best, the cleanest and the most efficient way to implement this functional change.

How to add review schema markup

When you publish reviews of products on your website, it’s crucial to also include structured data markup along with the reviews.

Google will use that schema markup to reward you with the Review Snippet in the search results, which will greatly increase the CTR to your site.

You can either use a WordPress plugin to add that structured data to your content, or you can do it manually. This article explains the manual way, which is my preference.

 
How to change author archives URL to about page

Lots of WordPress bloggers recently have been asking how to redirect their author archives link to their about page.

By default, a blog post author link will point to the author archives page, which doesn’t add much value to the reader when there’s only one author on the site.

There are several ways to have the author link redirect to the about page, but in this article I will be sharing the best, the cleanest and the most efficient way to implement this functional change.

Best themes for affiliate marketing

I’m an affiliate marketer by trade, it’s what I enjoy doing most. Affiliate marketing is definitely not for everyone, but I love it as it involves skills that I am passionate about, such as SEO, keyword research, competitor analysis and sales copy writing.

Over the years, I’ve built several niche affiliate sites, some more successful than others. One of the most important aspects of building and growing an affiliate site is finding the right WordPress theme.

With literally thousands of WordPress themes on the market, it’s tough to pick a theme that is suitable for building a thriving affiliate site. Let me help you out with this list of awesome WordPress themes for affiliate marketing specifically.

 
AAWP WordPress plugin review

If you’re an affiliate marketer like me, then you know how challenging it can be to convince your visitors to purchase the product you are actively promoting.

Not only do you need to write excellent content that will have your readers engaged, you also need to present your content in such a way that visitors will click on your affiliate links or buttons.

That’s where AAWP comes in. The Amazon Affiliate WordPress Plugin is a tool specifically designed to increase the CTR on your affiliate website.

Sponsored blog posts

One of the many ways to monetize a blog is by accepting sponsored blog posts. In fact, for many blogs out there this is by far the biggest revenue generator.

But sponsored content also has its drawbacks that you need to be aware of. If not managed very well, sponsored content can put your blog at risk of traffic loss.

There are many different types of sponsored digital content, but in this article I am talking about sponsored blog posts. Articles on your blog that are paid for by a company.

 
How to remove Instagram followers

Removing followers on Instagram is actually surprisingly easy, yet lots of Instagram users don’t know this is even possible.

Bur before I explain how to do this, let’s go through a few reasons why you would want to remove followers.

Instagram ghost followers (remove or ignore)

Do you have a reasonable amount of Instagram followers but not all that much engagement going on? You may be suffering from the damaged caused by so-called Instagram ghost followers.

Let’s find out what ghost followers on Instagram are, how to detect and remove them, and how to recover from the damaged they’ve done to your account.

 
2018 year in review (wins and fails)

And just like that, another year has gone by. And lucky for me, 2018 was quite a good year business-wise.

The December festive season is always a good time to reflect on the previous 12 months and to look ahead and start planning for the next 12 months.

And that’s what I am doing in this personal 2018 year in review. I am sharing my wins AND fails, and I will also be revealing my plans for the coming year.

Should you start a blog?

Not too long ago, blogging was a bit like maintaining on online diary. Bloggers would write stories about their daily lives and share them with their friends and relatives.

But over the years, blogging has turned into a real industry. An industry where money is to be spent and earned.

Driven by the many inspiring stories of bloggers making money online and enjoying the digital nomad lifestyle, lots of people have tried to get a piece of that blogging pie.