• Advice

    5 Ways To Make Your Blog Look More Professional

    You do not need to necessarily have a super professional looking blog but it would help increase both traffic and followers. It would also help if you are thinking of attracting sponsors or working with other blogs as more companies are likely to work with you if you have a very professional looking blog. Anyway, here are some tips that might help you out 1. Edit-¬†One of the first things people tend to notice is whether or not your post has been edited. It may not seem like a big deal and it may seem like your writing is fine but a lot of times when you reread your post…

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    How To Get More Followers On Your Blog

    When I started out I had no idea how to get more traffic or followers and it was kind of a tough learning process. I actually almost gave up on my blog and if it hadn’t been for those two followers¬†I had I may have actually given up on blogging altogether which is a scary thought! But thankfully I kept blogging and I eventually started gaining followers and got more traffic. Here are some of the ways I did that: Reach Out- If you want other bloggers to view your posts and leave you likes, comments and follows you should be doing the same! Especially if you’re just starting out…

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    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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    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…

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    SEO For Dummies

    SEO For Dummies I don’t know about you guys but when it comes to SEO and all things SEO I feel like kind of a dummy a lot of times and as someone who barely knows anything when it comes to technology I really did not even know what SEO was till like some months ago. I’m not going to lie- SEO stuff makes me feel like a dummy sometimes. Even though the majority of the stuff I read about SEO optimization and stuff like that is in English I feel like it’s written in a different language that I don’t know. It took a lot of work for me…

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    My Blogging Journey #4

    My Blogging Journey And Why I Decided To Share It I would recommend reading part 1, part 2, and part 3 of my blogging journey before diving into this post so that you can understand this one better. I also want to thank everyone for taking the time to read about my blog and my blogging journey and for all the amazing comments you have left on the other three posts. I can not thank you guys enough for the support- your comments ALWAYS make my day. You guys may remember but a while back I took a survey and asked you guys what you wanted to read on lifesfinewhine and…

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    Use Social Media To Grow Your Blog

    Why Social Media Is An Important Part Of Growing/Marketing Your Blog We all know that social media has it’s pros and cons. Sometimes the cons can outweigh the cons, however, when it comes to growing your blog or marketing your blog social media can really make a huge difference. It can help direct traffic to your blog and in particular it will help you get traffic from outside the WordPress community. If used correctly social media can be used as a tool to help grow your blog and it can also be a great way to meet potential sponsors because a lot of sponsors do look at social media pages/find…