Those who are in blogging for years know that readers often get tired of one and the same content type. Even if you write brilliant articles, this doesn’t provide all-time success and recognition. Audience loves experiment, first of all experiments in article format. How many post types can you actually enumerate? Product reviews, tips, how-to’s, lists… is that all you know? Then this article is definitely for you! Have a look at proven article types which really work to engage blog audience and diversify content. Continue reading
While no email account or blog can every be 100% secure it makes sense to prevent what you can by preparing for the worst. How secure is your WordPress blog? Staff has measures in place to protect password guessing or “brute force” attacks but what are your habits? It’s critical recognize that most hack attacks succeed only because the blogger in question did not prioritize security.
UPDATE: To add another layer of home security WordPress has implemented two step authentication a second step to the log-in process that no one but you can access.
Every blogger wants more followers, likes and shares. Attracting readers to your site the first time is only half the battle. Return visitors are important to the success of your blog and that’s why comment baiting and blog centered community building are critical. WordPress.com Staff have made it easy to easy for visitors to follow your blog and to “like” and share your posts. Your followers do not need to be registered with WordPress.com, and there are several different ways that readers can become followers. But numbers may be be deceiving and you can’t take them with you when you go. Continue reading
When you register a username account at WordPress.com the email address you provide becomes your unique identifier. When you are logged into WordPress.com and register a blog it’s registered to that username account and associated email address. You can register as many blogs as you wish and provided you are logged in, all the blogs you register will be registered under that username account and the associated email address. Continue reading
Every blogger wants to attract followers to their blog. Attracting followers requires identifying your target audience, and creating quality content that engages them and encourages them to return to read more. WordPress.com bloggers have always had a strong sense of community and not to be outdone by those other sites that have click and follow buttons WordPress.com Staff have been introducing incremental changes to the former “subscribe” function. The first change occurred when the “subscribe” link on the Admin bar visible to all logged in WordPress.com users changed to “follow”. Continue reading
Blogs are a powerful way for individuals and businesses to attract viewers and turn them into loyal subscribers and/or paying customers. There is no one correct way to move visitors around your site but good design means easy navigation. Structuring a reader and search engine friendly site is critical to success. Continue reading