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How To Build An eLearning Portfolio

How To Build An eLearning Portfolio

If you work in eLearning in any capacity, you’ll more than likely have something you can show off on an online portfolio. Before you even get your first job you should have a minimal portfolio and as you become more experienced, it should grow with you. I have worked in eLearning before as an Instructional Designer and…

How To Return To Blogging After A Break

How To Return To Blogging After A Break

There’s always that time in your blogging that you aren’t able to write. For whatever reason, you may need a few weeks off or even a month. Either way you’ll eventually need or want to return to blogging. This post is about my recent hiatus and with this article I break my posting hiatus and explain…

How To Rank Blog Posts Faster In Search Engines

Peacock Shouting: How To Rank Blog Posts Faster In Search Engines

You just wrote a great new post for your blog and you want everybody to know about. You’ve shared it on social media and received a good bit of traffic, but you still want more. This is one great way to rank blog posts faster in search engines so people can find it. This is just…

Does Unlimited Website Hosting Storage Really Mean Unlimited?

Server Racks: Does Unlimited Website Hosting Storage Really Mean Unlimited?

Many of the big players in website hosting claim to offer unlimited website hosting storage for most of their shared hosting accounts. Those are the cheapest hosting accounts, usually ranging from about $2 per month to $9 per month. Fortunately for most people running a personal website or a small business website, you’ll never have…

Personal Brand Website Examples For The Rest of Us

Unique Fingerprint: Find Personal Brand Website Examples For The Rest of Us

It’s easy to find great personal brand website examples on the Internet. A quick search turns of several roundups of examples. Unfortunately many of those examples that turn up are from professional webs designers or graphic designers. Many of these examples aren’t practical for most though, especially when the website isn’t the main focus. Many times…

GoDaddy vs Bluehost

GoDaddy vs BlueHost

At the risk of getting into a heated “discussion” about what website host is best, I’m going to write this anyway. I want to figure out what’s best in the battle of GoDaddy vs Bluehost (this is an affiliate link). I realize GoDaddy and Bluehost aren’t the only two options, but they’re the two I’ve been…

How To Promote Your Blog Post

How to promote your blog post

I have a fairly scientific (I did a bit of testing & a bit of research) method for how I promote my posts. Although I’ve been a bit more lenient on it lately, it does show in my results. There are a few things you can do to promote your blog posts better using social…

Community Advice for New Bloggers

Community Advice for New Bloggers

When you’re first starting blogging there’s a lot of things to think about. It’s a bit overwhelming. I asked for people’s advice on what they wish they’d known when they started blogging. I thought it would be helpful to put some of these pieces of advice together for community-sourced advice for new bloggers. None of…

Moving To a Fully Secure Website

Moving To a Fully Secure Website

This post is a bit outside the realm of WordPress and the WordPress difficulty level I usually write at. I still decided I wanted to write about the topic and document my process though. This would be helpful for those that have purchased a secure certificate, have it working for portions of their website but…

Free vs Premium WordPress Themes

Free vs Premium Wordpress Themes: this guide will help you choose

There are so many WordPress themes out there to choose from. Some are free, some come with a one time cost, and others come with a yearly cost. After my little story below, I’ll go over the pluses and minuses of free vs premium WordPress themes. Four years ago it was really hard to get…

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