Features of a Successful Blog that Earns Money

Blogging is a skill, a craft, and an art form. Blogging is also a way for you to earn some serious money $$$ if you just include the right features on your blog. From advertising to affiliate links, this is how you can make a living from your blog by learning from the ones who’ve already nailed it… Recommended reading: 20 Ways to Make Money as a Teen Without Getting a Job (2019) Top blogs are often top advertisers Allowing ads on your blog may feel as though you’re selling its soul, but it’s a crucial revenue stream for most bloggers. You’ll find adverts onRead More →

5 Best Free Website Speed Test Tools for Bloggers

Having a fast loading time for your blog can help increase your blog’s organic traffic especially from Google. One of the main goals of every blogger is to rank in the top 10 of Google’s search results for the desired keyword.  In this blog post, I’m going to share with you 5 free website speed test tools for bloggers. Note: This page contains affiliate links, which means that if you buy something using one of the links below, I may earn a commission. Why Does Site Speed Matter Google’s algorithm favors websites that load quickly and will rank a site higher for keywords when compareRead More →

Starting a new blog is exciting.  There is so much to learn and so many content ideas that you just want to get into posts.  With so much to focus on it is understandable that new bloggers make a few common mistakes.  In this post, I’m going to discuss 6 mistakes new bloggers make and how to fix them. Note: This page contains affiliate links, which means that if you buy something using one of the links below, I may earn a commission. Choosing a Web Host Before I dive into the mistakes that I see most new bloggers make, I want to spend aRead More →

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you have been hearing the buzz about GDPR.  As a blogger, this is not a topic that you want to ignore.  Major changes will be in effect related to how you treat personal data collected from your blog.  This post will break down what every blogger needs to know about GDPR and it will help you determine if your blog is compliant. First things first…. please read this important disclaimer. Disclaimer: I am not a lawyer or a legal consultant.  This post is not legal advice.  I am not qualified to give you legal advice.  This post isRead More →

how to start a blog free email course

  How to Start a Blog Free Email Course Have you been thinking about starting a blog?  Then you are in exactly the right place.  I’ve created an how to start a blog free email course to walk you step by step through the process of creating your blog on WordPress and getting your first post published on the internet. If you are looking for ways to work from home, make extra money with a side hustle, or start a home business blogging is an excellent choice.  Blogging is hard work, however, there are multiple bloggers making a full-time income from their blogs. This courseRead More →

make money online blogging

I’m sure you’ve heard that blogging is a truly legitimate way to make money online. If you’ve started doing any research, you’ve learned that bloggers mainly make money by selling their own products, ad networks, and affiliate marketing. But what does this really mean? Do bloggers really make money online? In this blog post, I’m going to share some of my favorite bloggers that really make money online and will show you how to follow in their footsteps. Related Post:  6 Legitimate Ways to Make Money Online   Note: This page contains affiliate links, which means that if you buy something using one of theRead More →

connect your domain name to your blog

When getting your self-hosted WordPress blog set up there are lots of moving pieces.  You need web hosting and a domain name.  But how do you connect the two?  I’m sure it seems complicated to say the least.  Not if you have the right tutorial!  In this blog post, I’m going to teach you how to connect your domain name to your blog. Note: This page contains affiliate links, which means that if you buy something using one of the links below, I may earn a commission.   Things You’ll Need You’ll need a few things handy when you begin to connect your domain nameRead More →

2018 Goals

My normal blog posts are mainly How To’s and Tutorials.  I thought I would take a moment and write down my 2018 goals and for the PBS Market blog.  It’s often recommended that you write down your goals so you have a record of what you are trying to achieve.  So what’s more “written down” than an entire blog post?  At the end of 2018, I’ll do a follow-up post to see how well I did in achieving my goals. Note: This page contains affiliate links, which means that if you buy something using one of the links below, I may earn a commission. 2018 GoalsRead More →

wordpress plugins you need to install

You have your WordPress site setup and ready to go.  Now what?  It is time to do a little housekeeping.  In this blog post, I’m going to tell you WordPress plugins you need to install before you even write your first post.  I’ve also included a quick video tutorial showing how to install a WordPress plugin. If you are reading this post and you have not installed WordPress, take a look at one of my previous blog posts which provides a detailed tutorial on how to set up a WordPress blog.  If you have completed that tutorial then keep reading.   Note: This page containsRead More →

15 Reasons Why You Need Google Analytics

Have you wondered why you need Google Analytics? The number one goal for any website owner is to get as many people as possible to view their site.  This is true whether you have a blog or a site where you are selling a product or service.  Anyone that takes their time and provides valuable content wants it to be viewed.  So how do you know if anyone is reading?  Google Analytics is your window into who’s viewing your content. In this post, I’m going to tell you 15 reasons why you need google analytics.   What is Google Analytics? Google Analytics is a freeRead More →