Updated December 28, 2015
This site is all about helping people start a blog or website in order to generate income online. Below is a list of the tutorials I’ve written, organized by topic. I aim to make things as clear as possible so even the most non-technical among us can follow along.
(If you prefer to read my posts the old-fashioned way, find my blog here.)
Things I make, like & use
Starting a blog
How to Login to WordPress
What are Permalinks and How to Choose Them
How to Change an Admin User and Why It’s Important
Handy WordPress Tips & Settings
How to Write a Post in WordPress
How to Use WordPress Widgets
How to Update WordPress
How to Put Your WordPress Site in Maintenance Mode
How to Backup Your WordPress Site
How to Install Google Analytics
What is RSS? What is a Feed?
How to Add Something to Your Feed’s Footer
How (& When) to Add the Nofollow Tag to a Link
How to Link Within a Page
How to Access Your File Manager
How to Use FTP
How to Deal With Warnings & Errors
How to Choose a Theme and What I Use
How to Install a Theme in WordPress
When to Buy (& Not Buy) the Genesis All-Theme Package
How to Easily Install a Site Icon in WordPress
10 Blog Design Dos & Don’ts (and Designers I Recommend)
Marketing & Traffic
How to Write a Killer About Page
My Top Writing Tips
Anatomy of a Good Blog Post
11 Ways to Recycle Old Content
10 Ways to Optimize Exit Pages
How I Use My Editorial Calendar
My Top Guest Posting Tips
How to Create a Call to Action
Working with Images
Making Money Online
11 Things To Do Before Making Money Online
How to Make Money Blogging
How Much Do Bloggers Make?
How to Become a Virtual Assistant
What is Affiliate Marketing?
My Top Affiliate Marketing Tips
What is Swagbucks?
How to Create a Media Kit
What is a Pitch (And How Do I Know if It’s Good)?
Blogging Taxes: 8 Tips
The Best Business Books
How to Find (or Re-find) Your Passion
“How do you not get discouraged by the success of others?”
The Trouble with Blogging (Or, When You Feel Late to the Game)
The Problem with Goals
Do I Have Blogging Balance?
How to Sabotage Your Blog (and Your Life)
When Blogging is a Burden
Legalities & Privacy
The Girl Behind the Geek