In the articles below you will find tips & tricks for new bloggers. If you still haven't started your blog, use my easy beginner's guide to create one and then come back to this page later.

How do bloggers make money?

Yes, You Can Still Make Money by Blogging. Now More Than Ever. It’s easy to assume that monetizing through blogging is a thing of the past, relegated to the era of MySpace and AOL Instant Messenger. But you’d be wrong. Blogging remains a highly lucrative career option that writers capitalize on daily. The digital age […]

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How to Move From WordPress.com to WordPress.org Using a Self-Hosted Domain

In this guide, I assume that you have already set up your new domain name and installed WordPress.org. If you haven’t done that yet, please follow my free guide on how to set-up WordPress.org to see exactly how to get a free domain name and install WordPress.org. I can even do the install for you […]

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How to Create a Custom Professional Email Address for Your Blog Domain

One of the benefits of having your own domain for your blog is that you can setup a custom email address with your domain name. So if your domain name is “PatsBlog.com” you can create an address like pat@patsblog.com or info@patsblog.com. This is a professional email address that is great for all bloggers, but especially […]

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How to Start a Food Blog

This article goes into the details of how to start a food blog. You will want to have your basic blog set up before reading this article. For the basics of creating a new blog of any kind (including a food blog), check out my free blogging tutorial first, and then come back to this […]

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How to Customize WordPress Menus

The theme you’ve chosen to represent your website often has controls in the WordPress customizer allowing you to design the main menu and header to your liking. But sometimes these controls don’t provide everything you need to really make your menu stand out. Here are some stand-alone tips and tricks to implement to make your […]

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How to Blog Anonymously

There are many valid reasons to blog anonymously. Perhaps you want to write about a controversial issue and would rather not be “doxxed” (publicly outed) by opposing minds. Or perhaps you want to reveal private parts of your life without revealing your identity. Unnamed references to individuals in your life story can also stay anonymous. […]

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