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.

Why All Bloggers Need to Build a Mailing List

Starting your blog can take some work, from deciding on a name, to choosing a good design, to writing your content. But the area I see new bloggers struggle with the most is getting (and keeping) readers on their blogs. Getting traffic to your blog is an absolute must if you want to build a […]

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How to Find and Install WordPress Themes

One of the most important parts of starting your blog is deciding what it will look like. You might have a clear idea of what you want your blog to look like, or you might just want to see some ideas for what it could potentially look like. Either way, WordPress makes it easy for […]

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How to Install WordPress Plugins

In Step #4 of the tutorial I highlight some of the ways that you can utilize plugins as part of your blog. Plugins can make any blogger’s life easier, and they might even offer you some new functionality that you were unaware of. Now I’ll show you how to actually go about installing these useful […]

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How to Add a Video to Your Blog

In Step #3 of the tutorial I show you how to easily add an image to a WordPress post (or page).  But what if you want to add a video? This is really easy to do as well, but the process is a bit different.  Adding a video to a post is known as “embedding” […]

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How to Move Your Site from Joomla to WordPress

Although Joomla is a highly sophisticated and popular content management system designed to power a blog or website of almost any type, it is certainly not for everyone. If you are among those who have decided to make the switch from Joomla to a WordPress website or WordPress blog, the latter powering almost a quarter […]

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Featured Blog: Running in Lavender

Are you interested in starting a blog, but not sure if it’s for you? Today I want to showcase one of the hard-working bloggers who started her own blog with the help of The Blog Starter guide.  Hopefully this will give you a better idea of what a blog created with the help of The […]

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