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Use a3 Lazy Load to speed up your WordPress site

Tired of page speed as much as I am?

So many bloggers out there are stressing out about it, thinking their traffic will come to a standstill if they don’t get those green lights in Google’s PageSpeed Insights tool.

Relax…

Yes, page speed is important, but there are so many other important things to worry about in the wonderful world of blogging.

That said, in this article I am going to show you how you can speed up your site with lazy loading in 5 minutes. Boom!

Tips to improve organic search CTR

Publishing quality content is a challenge. Getting that content to rank in Google is an even bigger challenge.

But things don’t stop there. Once your article ranks on page one, you need to make sure that as many people as possible click on your article.

The organic search CTR (click-through rate) is extremely important, because if nobody clicks on your link in the SERPs, you’re not going to get any organic traffic.

In this article I am going to give you 7 actionable tips to increase your search CTR.

 
Use a3 Lazy Load to speed up your WordPress site

Tired of page speed as much as I am?

So many bloggers out there are stressing out about it, thinking their traffic will come to a standstill if they don’t get those green lights in Google’s PageSpeed Insights tool.

Relax…

Yes, page speed is important, but there are so many other important things to worry about in the wonderful world of blogging.

That said, in this article I am going to show you how you can speed up your site with lazy loading in 5 minutes. Boom!

Thrive Leads review

If you’re running a blog and you want to build an email list to grow your own audience, using a list building tool to create popups and other opt-in forms is inevitable.

You could use a free tool, but if you want to be serious about email marketing, investing in a premium WordPress list building tool is a no-brainer.

I’ve tried and tested several free and paid list building tools, but the one that stands out for me is Thrive Leads, which is what I am also using on Blog Pioneer.

 
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.

 
How to add an affiliate disclosure in WordPress

If you have affiliate links in your website, such as Amazon Associates product links, you are legally required to disclose that to your readers.

In this article I am going to explain how you can easily add a disclosure statement at the top of your blog posts in your WordPress blog in 3 simple steps.

Set it up once, and you never have to worry about it again.

Top 10 blogging mistakes

Blogging is difficult and time consuming, it really is.

Not only is there a lot of work involved in getting good quality content published on a regular basis, you also need to work hard to keep both your readers AND the search engines happy.

I’ve made my fair share of blogging mistakes over the years. But that’s okay, because making mistakes is the only way to learn and move forward.

Below are 10 common mistakes that I see a lot of bloggers make. And while they aren’t necessarily the end of the world, some of these mistakes can really put a handbrake on the growth of your blog.