• Advice

    How To Instantly Get More Traffic

    How To Get More Traffic The most frequently asked questions I get are “How can I increase my following” and “How can I increase my traffic”. Although both are a process and take a while there are some ways to also instantly give your following and traffic an instant boost. For today’s post I decided to focus on how to increase your traffic because I have already written multiple posts about how to increase your following. The methods I have listed below will not only increase your traffic instantly but will also increase your traffic in the long run. Having a large audience or a a lot of traffic on…

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    How To Increase Traffic Via Links

    Using Links To Increase Your Traffic Using links is a great way to increase your traffic and to refer readers to other pages in your blog. If used well links can quickly generate more traffic to your page and can help you build a loyal audience. This can help change your readers from one time reader to loyal readers. Links are also a great way to get more traffic from places outside of WordPress and will help expand your audience. The following are ways through which you can use links to help increase traffic to your blog.  Backlinks Backlinks are the perfect way to diversify your audience and get traffic/readers…

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    How To Get Traffic Outside WordPress

    Why Traffic Outside Of WordPress Is Important A large number of WordPress bloggers are interested in increasing their traffic and I have multiple posts on how to get more traffic from fellow bloggers. However, I did a poll recently asking what posts you guys want to see on lifesfinewhine and someone asked how to increase your traffic to a more broader audience and get readers from outside WP as well. I thought this was a really good idea for a post because a lot of people, including myself, have struggled with this. Here are the ways I have found helpful for broadening my audience and getting more traffic apart from…

  • Advice

    Why Your Traffic Has Decreased

    A small decrease in views once in a while is totally normal however if you notice a consistence decrease in views you may be making some of the following mistakes which luckily are very easily fixable! Not responding to comments-  A large number of bloggers really enjoy communicating with one another and socializing with everyone. Commenting is a very important part of the blogging experience and not replying to comments may be one of the reasons your readers aren’t returning. A lot of people may prefer to read blogs from people they can interact with. Not being active- I say this a lot but it’s definitely true- WordPress is very much a…

  • Blogging

    What Self-Hosting Means For You

    Self-Hosting And How This Will Effect You I just wanted to confirm that I will be self-hosting from here onwards. I contacted WP on multiple occasions asking them to unblock me but they completely ignored me and encouraged me to leave so that’s exactly what I will be doing. To be honest I no longer want to be on a platform that does not really care about its users. Here’s a great article on the basics of self-hosting: https://ellesunpopularopinions.com/the-basics-of-understanding-self-hosting/ I have received multiple emails and messages about the situation and what it will mean for my audience/followers. That’s why I wanted to post this as soon as possible to explain…

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    An Update- Kind Of

    If you haven’t read yesterdays post I would recommend you do so before reading this one. You can read it by clicking here. So, I want to start out by saying THANK YOU! You guys are absolutely amazing and I truly appreciate everyone’s support on my last post. I am always so touched by how caring and supportive this community is and that’s why it’s so difficult for me to consider leaving it. You guys have become like family to me and I truly appreciate every comment you guys leave. WP’s Response I decided to share the emails with you guys so that you can see for yourselves just how…

  • Advice

    SEO For Dummies- Becoming SEO Friendly #3

    SEO For Dummies I have been doing these SEO FOR DUMMIES posts for a while now because as you guys know over the last few months I have really gotten into SEO stuff because I have found it incredibly beneficial for increasing the traffic and following on my blog. Check out part one and part two. To be honest, until a few months ago I didn’t know or particularly care about what SEO was or how I can use SEO to my advantage. However, since I had more free time during the lockdown I decided to do some research about it and saw just how beneficial it can be to…

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    Advice For New Bloggers #2

    Advice For New Blogger Continued A while ago I wrote a post with advice for new bloggers and that post was strictly to help them stay careful, safe and to better understand blogging. You can read that post by clicking here.  I think when it comes to blogging there are some things you can only pick up on once you have been blogging for a while and since I have been picking up on some stuff over the years I like sharing it with everyone- especially newer bloggers. A lot of times people seem to have this notion that doing stuff on the internet is easier than traditional work or…

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    Advice For New Bloggers

    Advice For New Bloggers A few weeks ago a new blogger reached out to me and shared her story with me about the problems she faced as a new blogger. She suggested that since I write advice posts for bloggers all the time that I should write one for new bloggers so that they can avoid what she went through. I thought this was a really good idea because when I started out with blogging there was a lot of things that I wish someone had told me. Unlike most of my advice posts, this one is not specifically aimed at growing your blog, gaining followers, or increasing your traffic.…

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    SEO For Dummies #2

    SEO For Dummies I did a post about two weeks ago called SEO For Dummies and I thought it would be beneficial because SEO stuff is hard to understand and if I could put it more simply I could help people who may not be the best at technology or computer stuff. It got really good results and I noticed that a lot of people found it helpful and asked for more tips. Since I have been researching SEO for quite a few months now- pretty much since the lockdown began I have picked up on some simple and quick tricks and tips. So, I decided to share some more…