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Keysearch Review (keyword research on a budget)

Last updated: July 16, 2020

Keysearch review – a comprehensive and unbiased guide to the main features of this affordable keyword research tool and how it stacks up against its competitors.

Keysearch is a web-based keyword research tool that offers a wide range of features to help you find low competition keywords, spy on your competitors, track your SEO efforts, and more.

This Keysearch review takes you through the main modules and features of this affordable keyword research software tool to find out whether it is worth your investment.

Useful SEMrush features for bloggers

Last updated: July 16, 2020

Used by bloggers, digital marketers and agencies alike, SEMrush is without a doubt one of the most popular SEO and marketing tools out there. But it is also one of the most expensive tools, offering a ton of features and insightful data.

The feedback I often hear from bloggers is that SEMrush is overwhelming and complicated. And I agree, SEMrush is definitely a tool that comes with a bit of a learning curve, especially when SEO is not your strongest point.

 
How to disable lazy loading in WordPress

Last updated: August 13, 2020

With the release of WordPress 5.5, users now have image lazy loading turned on by default in their websites. That’s right, lazy loading is now a standard feature in WordPress that you can’t just turn off.

I personally don’t like this at all, and in this article I am going to explain how you can disable lazy loading in WordPress. Plus, I am going to give you two reasons why you should consider doing this.

Best WordPress themes for writers

Last updated: June 21, 2020

Writers can use a WordPress blog to not only write and publish their work online, but also to potentially sell their books. Choosing a good quality WordPress theme is essential when setting up your brand new website.

A theme used by writers and authors typically has a simplistic look and feel, without the unnecessary and distracting bells and whistles. You may also need a store attached to your blog, in which case you would need to search for a theme that, for example, is compatible with WooCommerce.

 
How to write a good About Me page + examples

Last updated: August 5, 2020

Other than the homepage, the About Me page is often one of the most important pages on your website. It should contain everything readers need to know not only about your site, but also about who you are as a person.

Your readers should have a clear idea on your goals, your values, your services, and your personality, by reading your About Me page. If written properly, you should have a new fan or new regular visitor to your blog each time someone reads it.

How to choose a blog name (+ examples)

Last updated: August 5, 2020

One of the most important steps in starting a new WordPress blog is choosing a good blog name. Far too often, new bloggers pick a random name too quickly, register a domain and start publishing content. Only to find out months, or even years, later that their chosen blog name is not the best one.

There can be various reasons why, in hindsight, a blog name needs to be changed. Perhaps the blog name doesn’t reflect the niche you’re in well enough. Or maybe the name is a bit awkward, or simply too long and complicated for people to remember.

 
How to manually place AdSense ad units in WordPress

Last updated: March 23, 2020

Contrary to what so many bloggers think, Google AdSense can still very much be a lucrative way of monetizing a website.

While ad management companies, such as AdThrive and Mediavine, are surging in popularity, doing it yourself with AdSense can often lead to great results.

In this article I am going to explain how you can manually add AdSense ad units in your content in a proper and clean way, so you can maximize your advertising earnings.

AAWP WordPress plugin review

Last updated: May 12, 2020

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.

 
How to remove Instagram followers

Last updated: August 4, 2020

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)

Last updated: August 4, 2020

Do you have a reasonable amount of Instagram followers but not all that much engagement going on? You may be suffering from the damage 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 damage they’ve done to your account.