5 Inspiring Food Blog Examples For 2023

Are you interested in starting your own food blog and sharing your recipes with the world? Food blogging has become one of the most popular forms of blogging, and there… Go to Source Author: Lyn Wildwood

How To Market An Online Course: 19 Proven Tactics

Are you just about done with creating your course and need more info on how to market online courses? In this post, you’ll find over a dozen ways to market… Go to Source Author: Lyn Wildwood

New to Newsletter — Earn With Paid Subscriptions

Since its debut last December, we’ve been improving WordPress.com Newsletter to meet the needs of writers and creators everywhere. Now we’re introducing a big update — the ability to add paid subscriptions and premium content, whatever plan you’re on. Including the Free plan. Here’s the deal — you can now kickstart your newsletter without spending… Read more »

Free June 2023 Wallpaper & Instagram quote

Free June 2023 wallpaper is here! This month’s free wallpaper pack showcases stunning flowers in rich, darker hues against a navy backdrop. Accented with pops of light blue and orange, the design adds a touch of playfulness while maintaining a sophisticated vibe. I truly love how this wallpaper has transformed my own space and I… Read more »

How Yarnnakarn Ceramics Uses WordPress.com to Expand Their Business

Our community team recently traveled to Bangkok, Thailand to meet with longtime WordPress.com customers Karin and Nok Phisolyabut. They’re the owners of Yarnnakarn, a small arts and crafts studio that specializes in telling stories through contemporary ceramic pieces. Part of why we love this studio, in addition to their beautiful work, is because Yarnnakarn espouses… Read more »

Concept to Creation: Custom Theme Designs Just Got Easier

Whether you want a simple blog that highlights recent posts, a visually stunning portfolio, or an online home for your small business, your website should be just as unique as you are. That’s why we’re excited to introduce a new site design tool that guides you through the process of creating a memorable custom homepage. … Read more »

12 Advantages & Disadvantages Of Online Learning (2023 Guide)

What are the advantages and disadvantages of online learning? That’s a question we want to answer in this article. Online learning has been part of the education system for decades… Go to Source Author: Lyn Wildwood

YouTube Monetization: 7 Proven Ways To Monetize Your Videos

YouTube has over 2.6 billion monthly active users. To put that into perspective, that translates to a quarter of the world’s population.  The bottom line: Video content is stratospherically popular…. Go to Source Author: Rosie Greaves

Happy 20th Anniversary, WordPress! We Wouldn’t Be Here Without You 

Above: Watch Matt Mullenweg, Mike Little, and Dries Buytaert — in conversation for the first time ever — discuss 20 years of WordPress as well as the future of open source. On May 27, 2003, co-founders Matt Mullenweg and Mike Little announced that WordPress was available to the public. Their vision, as you can still… Read more »

Scalenut Review: How Good Is This AI SEO Tool?

Welcome to our Scalenut review. Scalenut is an SEO research and optimization platform that offers users an array of AI tools to assist with their writing and research processes. The… Go to Source Author: Jamie Giggs

Hot Off the Press: New WordPress.com Themes for May 2023

The WordPress.com team is always working on new design ideas to bring your website to life. Check out the latest themes in our library, featuring fresh options for startups, visual creators, minimalist bloggers, and more. All WordPress.com Themes Iotix Looking for a great starting point for creating a business or startup website? Try lotix. It… Read more »

8 Playful New Summer Fonts (2023 edition)

Looking to add some spice to your summer designs? Why not experiment with some unique and playful summer fonts? With a wide range of options to choose from, you can easily find the perfect font to give your work that extra pop. Whether you’re designing a flyer for a beach party, creating a summer-themed website,… Read more »

22 Eye-Opening Creator Economy Statistics (2023 Data)

How many professional creators are there? How many creators are there total? How much do creators earn per sponsored post, and what other income streams do they use? In this… Go to Source Author: Lyn Wildwood

4 Inspiring Music Blog Examples For 2023 (+ Key Takeaways)

Music blogs come in all shapes and sizes. That’s why in this post, we’re rounding up the best music blogs from around the web. We try to cover every base… Go to Source Author: Lyn Wildwood

A Tour of the All-New Stats Page

In recent weeks, you may have seen a redesigned Stats page on your WordPress.com dashboard. This all-new Stats experience enhances your ability to analyze and optimize your site’s content. We’ve restructured the layout in a friendlier way, introduced new modules that reveal crucial data points, and revamped the overall look of this powerful analytics tool…. Read more »

Color Love | Dark Pastels

If you’re a fan of subtle yet striking colors, you can’t go wrong with the dark pastel color palette. It includes shades of grey, pink, green, orange, and lavender, creating a beautiful and unique look. Whether you’re looking to decorate your home, create art, or design a website, this color palette is sure to make… Read more »

Inside the Feature: Why Real-Time Backups Are a Big Deal

Let’s be honest, new and shiny features get most of the attention around here. It makes sense: New stuff is exciting! But WordPress.com has plenty of baked-in features that are worth talking about too.  Losing your work is one of the most frustrating things you can experience as a website owner. When you choose WordPress.com,… Read more »

How To Make Money On Twitch In 2023: 10 Proven Methods

Want to learn how to make money on Twitch? Twitch is the largest streaming platform in the world. They receive over 100 billion watch minutes every year with most of… Go to Source Author: Lyn Wildwood

16 Best AI Writing Software Tools For 2023 (Pros And Cons)

Looking for the best AI writing software on the market? We’ve got you covered. AI writing tools can significantly speed up your writing workflow. You can use them to research… Go to Source Author: Nicola Bleu

How to duplicate and edit WordPress blocks

The WordPress blocks feature has completely changed how I create website content. I love the flexibility it provides and how it allows me to add different types of content in a visually appealing way. Whether I’m adding images, videos, or text, the block feature makes it simple to create a layout that looks professional and… Read more »

Elevate Your Website with Our May Webinars

Our free webinars are live, interactive, and designed to be accessible and informative for everyone, regardless of your experience level with WordPress. Each session also concludes with a live Q&A with our experts. This month we’ll be hosting three insightful webinar topics, providing you with the tools and knowledge to enhance your WordPress.com skills and… Read more »

10 Best Google Optimize Alternatives (2023 Comparison)

Sadly, Google Optimize will be sunsetting on September 30, 2023. But fear not, for there are plenty of other website experimentation tools out there that you can use instead. And… Go to Source Author: Adam Connell

7 Inspiring Travel Blog Examples For 2023

How many travel blogs can you name off the top of your head? If you can’t name any or can only name a few, you’re in the right place because… Go to Source Author: Lyn Wildwood

Safely Jazz Up Your Website With Staging Sites on WordPress.com

In jazz, each instrument and rhythm needs to be in sync — but that doesn’t happen without a lot of practice and experimentation behind the scenes. Even the most talented improvisers wouldn’t roll out a brand new number without having rehearsed it beforehand.  Sound familiar?  Your website isn’t all that different from a jazz band… Read more »

24 Email Newsletter Ideas To Engage Your Subscribers

Struggling to think of ideas for your newsletter? No worries—we hear you. In this post, you’ll find 20+ engaging newsletter ideas that you can use to give your email marketing… Go to Source Author: Nicola Bleu

19 Top YouTube Channel Ideas For 2023 (+ Examples)

Do you want to become a YouTuber but have no idea what type of channel to create? Let’s fix that. In this post, we’re sharing some of the best YouTube… Go to Source Author: Nicola Bleu

Free May 2023 Wallpaper & Instagram quote

Free May 2023 wallpaper is here! I love May as it is one of the most colorful months of the year. It is full of green leaves and soft-colored flowers, just like this month’s wallpaper. Each wallpaper download from May 2023 includes the following: Desktop wallpaper x3 (plain, with the calendar, and with a quote)… Read more »

Why Twitter Auto-Sharing Is Coming to an End

In early April, we experienced an unexpected suspension of our Twitter API access. This access is what powers Jetpack Social, which in turn helps you automatically share your blog posts to Twitter. Though the service was restored that same day, it turns out that there were bigger changes looming on the horizon.  Twitter recently notified… Read more »

8 Best Big Cartel Alternatives For 2023 (Pros And Cons)

Looking for the best Big Cartel alternatives on the market? You’re in the right place. Big Cartel is a great, affordable platform for artists and makers that are just getting… Go to Source Author: Adam Connell

How to Use Blog Labels & Categories

When creating content for your blog, you will be touching on different topics, problems, and solutions. In time, the number of your posts will grow, and it may be hard for your visitors to locate the content they are most interested in. Because of that, you should start using labels and categories from the very… Read more »

12 Best Etsy Alternatives For 2023 (Comparison) 

Looking for some good Etsy alternatives to sell your products on? You’re in the right place. Etsy is a great option for businesses, particularly if you’re looking to sell unique… Go to Source Author: Adam Connell

What To Tweet: 29 Engaging Ideas For Twitter Posts

Are you running out of ideas for Twitter posts? Do you need some inspiration? It’s only natural for social media marketers to run out of tweet ideas. This is true… Go to Source Author: Christopher Jan Benitez

What’s New on WordPress.com: Focus Mode, Promotion From Your Pocket, and Risk-Free Redesigns

At WordPress.com, we’re always pushing our platform to do even more so that you can create, design, and publish amazing things with ease.  The last few weeks have found us as busy as the springtime bees improving the writing and publishing process even more, bringing our ad platform to mobile, and ensuring that previous edits… Read more »

What To Blog About: 14 Ideas For Your Next Blog Post

Itching to start writing your next blog post but not sure what to blog about? We’ve got you covered. In this post, you’ll find 14 excellent blog post ideas that… Go to Source Author: Nicola Bleu

How To Display Multiple Authors (Co-Authors) In WordPress

Do you want to turn your single-author website into a full-fledged, multi-author WordPress blog? By including co-authors in your editorial calendar, you can open the doors to a powerful form… Go to Source Author: Lyn Wildwood

Color Love | Spring Yellow & Gray

Spring is all about first flowers, bright colors, and still a little cold weather. I think that this yellow & gray color palette perfectly reflects that. It is not too warm, but the pop of yellow shades gives it a very positive and playful feeling. Spring Yellow & Gray Color Palette This color combination is… Read more »

Transform Your WordPress.com Skills With These Popular Webinars

Looking to take your WordPress website to the next level? You’re in luck! Our WordPress.com webinars are designed to help you create and customize your site with ease, and they’re incredibly popular among site owners. Plus, they’re completely free to attend! Check out these upcoming webinars, which are conducted live by our knowledgeable Happiness Engineers:… Read more »

How to Create a Blogger Blog

At Designer Blogs, we offer a wide selection of affordable $15 Blogger templates. To install our templates, you first have to set up a blog. This tutorial shows you how easy it is to create a Blogger blog. How to create a Blogger blog The process is very simple and will take less than 5… Read more »

Case Study: LUBUS Agency’s Clients Save 50-90% by Migrating to WordPress.com

Executive Summary LUBUS, a development agency specializing in WordPress and Laravel, faced challenges with variable hosting costs and maintenance for their clients. They needed a solution that offered fixed costs, high performance, secure web hosting, and reliable service and support. LUBUS decided to test WordPress.com and, after witnessing positive results, confidently recommended it to their… Read more »

How To Get More Followers On Snapchat: Beginner’s Guide

Do you want to learn how to get more Snapchat followers? Who can blame you? Even with the rise of other social media platforms like TikTok, Snapchat still has millions… Go to Source Author: Christopher Jan Benitez

What To Post On LinkedIn: 15 LinkedIn Post Ideas And Examples

Not sure what to post on LinkedIn? We’ve got you covered. LinkedIn is an essential social media platform for brands, entrepreneurs, and professionals. However, being a part of a super… Go to Source Author: Nicola Bleu

Twitter Functionality is Restored

The earlier reported outage has been resolved. Twitter is working again for Jetpack Social and all other functionalities that depend on Twitter. All Jetpack Social connections to Twitter, Tumblr, Facebook, and LinkedIn can be used as usual.  We are working with Twitter directly to ensure this service keeps running without interruption. Go to Source Author:… Read more »

Why Twitter Isn’t Working With Your Blog (Right Now)

Update: We have regained access to the Twitter API, and Jetpack Social should be fully functional on all sites again!Please read our latest post here and reach out to support if you continue to have issues. On April 3, Twitter suspended WordPress.com’s access to the Twitter API without warning. As a result, Jetpack Social —… Read more »

How To Find Your Instagram Target Audience (Beginner’s Guide)

Are you struggling to find the right target audience on Instagram?  Finding your target audience is very important, especially on a social media platform like Instagram. For businesses, having the… Go to Source Author: Nicola Bleu

14 Proven Social Media Lead Generation Strategies To Get More Sales

Social media platforms can provide an extremely effective way of generating leads and sales for your business. All you need is the right strategy. In this post, you’ll find several… Go to Source Author: Christopher Jan Benitez

Free April 2023 Wallpaper & Instagram quote

Free April 2023 wallpaper is here! Invite the sunlight into your office with this bright and sunny modern wallpaper. Featuring geometric shapes in beige, brown, grey, and yellow inspired by easter eggs. Those beautiful patterns will give you an inspiration boost and a short break between floral wallpapers. Each wallpaper download from April 2023 includes… Read more »

10 Best Content Optimization Tools For 2023 (Comparison)

Content marketing is one of the most effective ways to bring traffic to your site and generate leads today. But standing out on the internet is easier said than done…. Go to Source Author: Jamie Giggs

How To Make And Sell Lightroom Presets: The Definitive Guide

Want to learn how to create and sell Lightroom presets? You’re in the right place. Lightroom presets are like Instagram filters, but a whole lot better.  They’re pre-made configurations of… Go to Source Author: Adam Connell

46 Proven Social Media Marketing Ideas To Grow Your Brand

Are you looking for social media marketing ideas that really work? There’s no question that social media is becoming more and more competitive by the day. And if you don’t… Go to Source Author: Christopher Jan Benitez

45 Latest Influencer Marketing Statistics (2023 Data)

Influencer marketing is one of the fastest growing marketing strategies to ever hit the digital marketing industry. Influencer marketing is the practice of sponsoring influential creators of all sizes by… Go to Source Author: Lyn Wildwood

Special Webinar on March 28: WooCommerce 101 — How to Set Up a Store

Are you taking your first steps in selling a product or service online and don’t know where to start? Be sure to register for our upcoming WooCommerce 101 webinar, where our expert Happiness Engineers will walk you through everything you need to know about setting up an online store with WooCommerce and WordPress.com managed hosting…. Read more »

WordPress wallpapers

Has your desktop been looking a bit drab lately? If so – or if you’d just like to show a little WordPress love – we’ve got just the remedy: 30 one-of-a-kind WordPress desktop wallpapers to breathe new life into your backgrounds. The wallpapers Download and install To add a wallpaper to your desktop: Click on… Read more »

27 Engaging Facebook Post Ideas (With Examples)

Do you need new Facebook post ideas? While Facebook may not be the trendiest social network these days, it still has one of the largest audiences of any social network…. Go to Source Author: Christopher Jan Benitez

How To Promote Your Business On Instagram: The Complete Guide

Every business needs to be on social media these days. Not only to find its audience but to build a lasting relationship with its followers.  And of all the social… Go to Source Author: Christopher Jan Benitez

How To Sell Fonts Online: Quick & Easy Profit

Got a talent for type design? Read on to learn how to sell your creations online for quick and easy profit. In this post, you will learn how to sell… Go to Source Author: Adam Connell

9 Best WP Rocket Alternatives For 2023 (Comparison)

Looking for the best WP Rocket alternatives on the market? We’ve got you covered. WP Rocket is a great WordPress performance plugin, but it’s not the right choice for everyone…. Go to Source Author: Matt Moran

10 Best YouTube Alternatives For 2023 (Comparison)

Tired of YouTube and looking for something new? You’re in the right place. In this post, we’ll be sharing a roundup of the best YouTube alternatives on the market.  We’ve… Go to Source Author: Nicola Bleu

17 Best Website Optimization Tools (2023 Comparison)

Looking for tools to help you optimize your website? Read on for our in-depth review of the best website optimization tools on the market this year. In this post, we’ll… Go to Source Author: Adam Connell

Sell Courses and Create Interactive Content on WordPress.com

One of the biggest benefits of our Business and Commerce plans is that you can add additional WordPress plugins to enhance the functionality of your website. Below, we’re highlighting two of the newest additions to our plugin marketplace, now available at a hefty exclusive discount for WordPress.com users. Create courses with Sensei Pro Automattic, the… Read more »

Blogger vs. WordPress: Which is right for you?

A question we get asked all the time by new bloggers is “which is best: Blogger or WordPress?“. Let’s start by saying that both are amazing blogging platforms that are widely used by bloggers all around the world. Since we design for both platforms, we have a pretty good understanding of the advantages and disadvantages… Read more »

Making the Social Web a Better Place: ActivityPub for WordPress Joins the Automattic Family 

We’re excited to announce that Automattic, the parent company of WordPress.com, has acquired the popular WordPress plugin ActivityPub.  This innovative plugin brings a whole new level of social networking to your website by integrating it with the wider federated social web. When installed, the plugin allows you to easily share your content and interact with… Read more »

The Best eClincher Alternatives (2023 Comparison)

Looking for the best eClincher alternative to power your social media strategy? We’ve got you covered. eClincher is a great tool but it’s not ideal for everyone. So, in this… Go to Source Author: Nicola Bleu

How To Get More Twitch Followers: 10 Proven Tips

Are you tired of streaming with no one watching? Is it possible to improve your Twitch presence? For live streaming to be fun, you’ll need to get Twitch followers. Otherwise,… Go to Source Author: Christopher Jan Benitez

Color Love | Winter Blues & Gray

image source: better homes and gardens Let’s say goodbye to winter with our last frosty color combination this season. You’ll certainly envelop your readers in tranquility with this soothing Winter Blues & Gray color palette. Winter Blues & Gray Color Palette Don’t you just want to nuzzle yourself right into this relaxing blue, soft gray,… Read more »

A Social Experience Anchored by Your Domain

WordPress.com is an organization — like others within Automattic — that is heavily invested in Open Source and the democratization of the web. We genuinely believe that everyone should have control over their presence, their data, and even their social experiences. That’s why we’re really excited about some of the work Bluesky is doing. What is… Read more »

7 Best About Me Page Examples (+ How To Write Your Own)

Are you in search of a few About Me page examples to use as inspiration for your own personal brand and business website? Most bloggers and businesses add an image… Go to Source Author: Lyn Wildwood

How To Use Facebook Live: Tips & Best Practices

Want to start streaming on Facebook? Don’t start until you’ve read these essential Facebook Live tips! Facebook Live is Facebook’s answer to Twitch and YouTube Live. It lets creators live… Go to Source Author: Nicola Bleu

What’s New on WordPress.com: Fresh Buttons, Sticky Headers, and Time-Saving Shortcuts

At WordPress.com, we’re always pushing our platform to do even more so that you can create, design, and publish amazing things with ease. Our newest features go a little deeper into the settings, making them particularly suited to those who call themselves tinkerers. Even if you don’t think of yourself as a pro, get in… Read more »

The Best Zoho Social Alternatives (2023 Comparison)

Looking for the best alternative to Zoho Social? You’re in the right place. Zoho Social is a great social media tool but it’s not right for everyone. Fortunately, there are… Go to Source Author: Nicola Bleu

15 Social Media Metrics You Should Consider Tracking

How should business owners and online marketers monitor their social media campaign’s progress? What metrics should you be monitoring? Most people are familiar with likes, comments, and shares. But there… Go to Source Author: Christopher Jan Benitez

A New Home for WordPress.com Courses

We’re excited to announce that our WordPress.com courses are now available at wordpress.com/learn, with no registration or purchase needed.  The world-class educational offerings available in the new learning hub include: Get Started Create Your Site Intro to SEO Intro to Blogging Intro to Podcasting And there are more courses to come!  This learning hub also… Read more »

The Best Newsletter Provider for Small Businesses and Blogs

When owning a blog or small business, you must take care of many different things. It may be overwhelming to research everything and pick the best option if you are starting. To help you out, let me share my experience and help you choose the best newsletter provider for small businesses. What is Newsletter Provider?… Read more »

17 Social Media Benefits To Unleash For Your Business

Want to learn more about the benefits of social media? You’re in the right place. You’d be hard-pressed to find a brand that isn’t at least somewhat active on social… Go to Source Author: Nicola Bleu

The Best TikTok Analytics Tools (2023 Comparison)

Want to keep track of how well your TikTok videos are performing? You need a TikTok analytics tool. TikTok is one of the most popular social media platforms right now,… Go to Source Author: Nicola Bleu

How To Sell Audiobooks Online: The Beginner’s Guide

Want to learn how to sell audiobooks online? We’ve got you covered. We’re currently in the midst of an audiobook boom. While sales of physical books may be falling, audiobook… Go to Source Author: Adam Connell

Free March 2023 Wallpaper & Instagram quote

Free March 2023 wallpaper is here! Winter is almost over, so it’s time to welcome spring with bold colors and vibrant flowers. This bright wallpaper is all about mixing styles, pastels, and neons to keep you positive through the last winter days. Each wallpaper download from March 2023 includes the following: Desktop wallpaper x3 (plain,… Read more »

Changing the Narrative: New Black x Tech Stock Photo Collection

Ask and most small business owners or bloggers will tell you how difficult it can be to find high-quality, openly licensed stock photography for their websites. If a campaign or website calls for diverse and inclusive stock photography, you’ll more than likely come up short.  That’s why WordPress.com is excited to announce the release of… Read more »

How Many YouTube Subscribers Do You Need To Make Money In 2023?

Curious about the number of subscribers it takes to make money on YouTube? YouTubers generate revenue in a number of different ways with ads being themost popular. In this post,… Go to Source Author: Lyn Wildwood

Design Like a Pro in Just a Few Clicks

Our latest batch of design tools empower you to create a consistently compelling style across your entire website with just a few clicks. Today we’d like to zoom in on the “Styles” settings, which allow you to make sitewide changes and create new style defaults right from the Site Editor.  Professional design without a designer  … Read more »

Are Sales Pipelines Still a Good Strategy?

Looking to increase sales using a funnel strategy? If your sales team is still using sales pipelines in your business, you need to stop eventually. Building a sales pipeline is no longer valuable or practical. Your business is going to have to embrace new business strategies to survive in the modern world. Read on to… Read more »

How to Create a Mailing List and Add Opt-Ins to Your Site

Updated for 2023! Today in part two of our mailing list series, we’ll discuss the steps you need to follow to create a mailing list and add an opt-in form to your site. If you didn’t catch part one of this series, check the links below before continuing. In this series, we are discussing: Why… Read more »

Switch to the New Jetpack Mobile App

Last month we introduced you to the new Jetpack mobile app. Today we’d like to share information on some upcoming changes to the WordPress app and dig into the key differences between the WordPress and Jetpack apps to help you decide which one is right for you. We’re here to help you make an informed… Read more »

Color Love | Romantic Pastels

There is no better color palette to feature in February than one with baby pink & blue in it. Cold blue shades remind us of a chilly winter morning, while soft pastel pink adds a little bit of warmth. Such Romantic Pastels’ color palette screams that love is in the air. Romantic Pastels Color Palette… Read more »

How Many TikTok Followers Do You Need To Make Money In 2023?

As a smaller creator, you’re probably curious about the number of TikTok followers you need to make money on the web’s hottest social media platform. Since every monetization strategy for… Go to Source Author: Lyn Wildwood

28 Best Dropshipping Products To Sell In 2023

Thinking about starting a dropshipping store but don’t know what to sell? Well, you’ve come to the right place.  Dropshipping is a great way to make money online, but it’s… Go to Source Author: Nicola Bleu

11 Best Social Media Dashboard Tools Compared (2023): Reviews & Pricing

Are you looking for the best social media dashboard tools to grow your audience and raise your business profile? It’s not just enough to maintain a presence on multiple social… Go to Source Author: Rosie Greaves

An Open Source Approach to Creating Company Events

Serendipitous connections, like discovering a shared interest with someone in line at the coffee shop, look slightly different in distributed organizations. This year, leveraging the values of open source, Automattic shared the planning and organization of a company-wide 24-hour online event among the entire company, in order to create space for serendipitous connections.  What followed… Read more »

Top 10 Fonts with the Best Ampersands

Ampersands are a classic symbol. The symbol’s instantly recognizable and universal appeal makes it a favorite to use in designing invitations and home decor. The versatility of the symbol has led to the creation of various designs. Here are the top 10 fonts with the best ampersands 10 fonts with the BEST ampersands Here are… Read more »

Why Blog? 19 Benefits Of Blogging For Business

Searching for the benefits of blogging? You’re in the right place. Many years ago, blogging was seen as an online journal or diary where you could jot down your thoughts… Go to Source Author: Sola Kehinde

How To Make Money On YouTube In 2023: 12 Proven Tactics

Wondering how to make money on YouTube? YouTube ads and revenue generated from YouTube Premium subscribers are among the most popular ways to generate revenue on the platform, but there… Go to Source Author: Lyn Wildwood

How to Improve Your Company Marketing Strategy

How do you make sure that your strategy is going to push your business forward and upwards? Your team worked hard to conceptualize the strategy you think will push your business and sales numbers through the roof. Now it’s time to prepare and execute it. We want to help! Listed below are some pointers and… Read more »

How to Handle Stress at Work: Tips and Management Techniques

Did you know that, according to 77% of Americans, stress affects their physical health? Also, about 73% experience problems that affect their mental health. Stress doesn’t only affect our mental and physical wellness. It can also impact relationships, job performance, and overall life satisfaction. The health dangers of chronic stress show that it’s an issue… Read more »

What’s New on WordPress.com: Tools to Make Designing Your Site Easier Than Ever

At WordPress.com, we’re always adding features and pushing our blocks and Site Editor to do more so that you can create, design, and publish amazing things with ease. Our newest features are largely design-focused, giving you the confidence to explore a variety of styles and then easily apply them across your entire site.  Let’s jump… Read more »

Free February 2023 Wallpaper & Instagram quote

Free February 2023 wallpaper is here! It’s time for the first flowers of 2023. I know it may be a little bit early as we are still in the middle of winter; however, I hope this wallpaper will warm you up and remind you that spring will be here soon! Let them be my valentine’s… Read more »

How To Streamline And Improve Your Blog’s Customer Support

Most bloggers, regardless of their monetization methods, want to hear back from their audience. Whether you are providing services or selling courses, your blog’s “Contact us” page is your main… Go to Source Author: Ann Smarty

4 Examples of Daily Business Activities That Need Your Attention

Picture a big office building. A clean, shiny, glass building with many desks and computers with people working. Your business may be a little small or have an office building. It may be an online business, or you run to the bank. Yet, you have daily business activities that run your business. What are these… Read more »

How Cloud Technology Is Transforming the Business World

Is your business looking to reap the benefits of cloud technology? Cloud technology is the modern answer to how businesses store and manage their data. It’s the cutting-edge way for enterprises to make the best use of their environment and IT infrastructure. If this is new territory for you, then continue reading. Here’s everything there… Read more »

Color Love | Winter Hues

Are you a fan of the color purple? This deep winter color palette, with its icy violet and royal purple, will make you want to pull on a wool coat! Those may not be your typical frosty color choices; however, this pastel purple color palette is a great choice if you want something calm, clean,… Read more »

6 Common Home Improvement Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

Are you planning to make home improvements to improve your family’s quality of life? That’s a great idea! In 2021, home remodeling generated $369 billion in income. For beginner DIY practitioners, navigating the tricky waters of avoiding home improvement mistakes can be challenging. What kind of mistakes can you make? Well, thankfully, we’ve put together this… Read more »

Supercharge Your Social Media With a New Link in Bio Page

Social media is a great place to build and connect with your audience while promoting your offerings. However, you don’t own your social profiles or traffic. Creating a Link in Bio page with w.link enables you to truly own your content and traffic while tailoring it to increase your engagement and conversion rates across all… Read more »

Say Hello to the New Jetpack Mobile App

As we settle into 2023, we’ve been thinking about ways to help you get the most out of your WordPress site throughout the year. That’s where the new Jetpack mobile app comes in!  We know inspiration doesn’t wait for you to be sitting at your desk. It can strike anywhere. With the new Jetpack mobile… Read more »

#1 Wallpaper Bundle – Limited Time Offer!

It is tradition here that we bring you a free monthly wallpaper every month. Designs are usually inspired by seasons, special occasions, or popular trends. Each wallpaper package is free to download for a whole month, and after that, it can be purchased for $5. If you missed a few months in 2022, now is… Read more »

Types of Crypto to Invest In

If you go back to 2015, people were buying and selling bitcoins at a price of about $250 each. Later on, a single bitcoin would reach a value of more than $62,000 before crashing down to something closer to $18,000. These are the kinds of incredible swings in value that cryptocurrency markets are famous for. … Read more »

Introducing Blaze: A New Way to Ignite Your Growth on WordPress.com

At WordPress.com we’re always looking for ways to make building and running your web site simpler and more impactful (and more fun!). One of the biggest challenges for any site owner is finding your readers, fans, customers, or subscribers. Until now, promoting your WordPress.com web site required multiple tools, online accounts, professional design and marketing… Read more »

The Do’s and Don’ts of Local Digital Marketing

The digital age is providing many new and exciting opportunities. However, you can’t reach the heights of the Everest of opportunity without knowing a few things. Local digital marketing is a great way to reach people in your area who are already interested in your business, product, or service. That is why it has to be done… Read more »

4 Organization Strategies for Your Business

Does your business need organization strategies? If you think your organization is lacking and your business could become more efficient, then you need organization strategies like many other business owners. Running a business can be complicated, whatever it is that you sell and how many people you have working for you. If you have different… Read more »

How to Start a Blog or Website (updated for 2023!)

Updated for 2023 Are you a new blogger or a seasoned Blogspot or WordPress.com blogger wanting to switch your blog over to self-hosted WordPress? Or are you wanting to build a website or blog? Then you’ve come to the right place. This post will show you how to start a blog or website in only… Read more »

Hot Off the Press: New WordPress.com Themes for January 2023

The WordPress.com team is always working on new design ideas to bring your website to life. Below you’ll find the four newest themes that we’ve added to our library, with beautiful options for food-based businesses, podcasts, and bloggers. To install any of the below themes, click the the name of the theme you like, which… Read more »

5 Quick and Effective Tips for Improving Website Conversion Rate

Did you know that the average website conversion rate across all industries is around 2.35%? Having a higher website conversion rate can make or break your business. Research has shown that conversion rates can also make or break a business. The higher your website conversion rate, the more sales you can make. We will look… Read more »

Cheap Moving Company Near Me: How To Choose the Right One

Moving can be a stressful and expensive experience, especially if you are on a tight budget. One way to save money on your move is to hire a cheap moving company. But, it is important to be cautious when choosing a cheap moving company. Hence, there is more to it than just being “cheap”. In this… Read more »

Free January 2023 Wallpaper & Instagram quote

Free January 2023 wallpaper is here! Happy New Year! We are starting 2023 with a frosty winter wallpaper featuring various blue shades and pops of bold, warm coral red. Even thou those are contrasting colors, I still find this combination very calming, and I hope it will warm you up during those cold days. Each… Read more »

How to Disable Comments for Specific Posts

Whenever you create a new post in WordPress, your blog has comments enabled by default, which is great in most cases. But what if you have a post or page that you don’t want your readers to be able to leave comments on? Luckily, it’s pretty easy to stop a discussion on a page or… Read more »

Welcome Gumroad Merchants: An Easy Path Over to WordPress.com

If the recent Gumroad price change announcement has you considering a migration from Gumroad to WooCommerce, we’re here to welcome you with open arms. Changing eCommerce platforms may seem like a big hurdle to overcome, but we have an expert team in place to help you migrate your Gumroad store to the WordPress.com eCommerce Plan… Read more »

An Easier Way to Share Progress on Your Website

Do you build sites for others? Have you ever struggled to coordinate and manage access to in-progress projects? How often do you have to help clients reset their passwords? We feel your pain, and we’re excited to announce Site Preview Links, a feature that will let you easily share a “Coming Soon” Business or eCommerce… Read more »

A New Chapter for Video Uploads on WordPress.com

Today we’re excited to announce that you can now add chapter breaks to the videos you upload to your website with our VideoPress feature. Chapters offer a quick way to navigate longer videos and can be a great addition for your viewers. Streamlined interface We’ve built a streamlined and easy-to-use interface for your viewers to… Read more »

Color Love | Candy Cane

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! This image of tasty treats includes shades of burgundy, gray, and tan. These colors paired together create feelings of warmth and yuletide joy. You can’t go wrong with this candy cane color palette. Candy Cane Color Palette There is nothing more festive than a stunning bold red… Read more »

Write and Publish Your Newsletter on WordPress.com

Newsletters have become one of the most powerful and popular ways to reach audiences directly with your content. What you might not know is that WordPress.com has built-in features to send new posts out as an email newsletter – automatically. We’re proud to power tens of millions of emails from WordPress.com sites every day, keeping… Read more »

Maximize Your Site’s Performance by Choosing Your Primary Data Center

Do you want even more control over how your site is hosted? We’re excited to add a new feature to our hosting toolbox: you can now choose your primary data center when enabling hosting features on your WordPress.com Business site. While all sites on WordPress.com benefit from high-frequency CPUs, automatic data center failover, and worry-free… Read more »

15 Best Landing Page Builders For 2022: Build Funnel Pages Fast

Do you want to find the best landing page builder for your business? We’ve got you covered. Building landing pages specifically for sales funnels is a great use of your… Go to Source Author: Nicola Bleu

20 Best Products To Sell On Amazon In 2022 (According To Data)

Curious about the best products to sell on Amazon? We were curious, too, so we did the research to find out. In this article, you’ll find a list of products… Go to Source Author: Lyn Wildwood

State of the Word 2022

It’s almost time for State of the Word 2022! Join us for this live stream event on December 15th at 1pm ET. State of the Word is the annual keynote address delivered by the WordPress project’s co-founder, Matt Mullenweg. Every year, the event shares reflections on the project’s progress and the future of open source. Expect… Read more »

8 Free Christmas Fonts You Must Know

If you are planning some seasonal crafts and looking for new fonts, I have something for you! Fresh list of 8 cute Christmas fonts that are 100% free for personal and commercial use. In this post, you will find classic scripts, modern shapes, and some cute graphic styles to match any project you are currently… Read more »

A Redesigned Reader Experience

If you’ve recently visited the WordPress.com Reader, you may have noticed some aesthetic improvements. Today we’re giving you a quick visual tour of those changes and inviting you to check out our new and improved Reader if it’s been a while. Let’s jump in! Streamlined Consistency Each of the individual cards within the reader have been… Read more »

Welcome Back, Bloganuary!

As 2022 comes to a close, we at WordPress.com are preparing to ring in the new year. As we get ready to say goodbye to 2022, we’re thinking about how quickly time has flown by this past year.  Beijing hosted the Winter Olympics in February, the James Webb Space Telescope started transmitting jaw-droppingly beautiful photos… Read more »

The Importance of Incentive Plans

Are you looking for a way to motivate employees? A great way to do this is to establish an incentive plan. With the right incentives, you can kickstart a competitive environment among your employees. Which will, later on, boosts productivity. But you might be wondering about how to create a business tool and why you… Read more »

Holiday Bucket List Free Printable – Seasonal Must-have!

Do you feel like time flies during the holidays? We too, which is why we created this Holiday Bucket List so we can remember to do the things we want to do most. Use this bucket list printable to make a list of fun things to do this holiday season, and then check them off… Read more »

What Are the Causes of a Cluttered House?

Did you know that 52% of customers self-storage lease for a year or longer? Sometimes the books, shoes, and board games get there independently. Other times people let the clutter of life pile up around them. Unfortunately, a messy house has more than its esthetic drawbacks. While the ecological impact of our scattered trash is terrible,… Read more »

Give the Gift of WordPress.com!

For a holiday gift that’s absolutely brimming with possibility, look no further than our brand new feature which allows any reader to gift a WordPress.com subscription renewal to their favorite website.   As a website owner, this is a way to allow your most ardent fans to show their gratitude for all the hard work you’ve… Read more »

We Heard You Wanted to Add SSH Keys

In September 2022, we released SSH for Business and eCommerce sites. SSH (secure shell protocol) allows you to access your site from the command line and use tools such as WP-CLI to manage your site, plugins, users, and more. Our users loved the feature — but they wanted more. So we’re pleased to announce that we’ve… Read more »

Free December 2022 Wallpaper & Instagram quote

Free December 2022 wallpaper is here! Can you believe it is already the end of the year? Let’s celebrate it with festive wallpaper! Featuring a navy background and subtle green & red branches will be the perfect addition to any decorations you may have on your office desk. Each wallpaper download from December 2022 includes… Read more »

How to Monetize Your Family Blog

Did you know that there are over 572 million blogs thought to exist on the internet? Blogging is one of the best ways to establish yourself as an authority in your industry and grow a loyal following. It helps you stay relevant, build community, generate interest, and steer the conversation in your industry. But how on earth do you… Read more »

9 Best ActiveCampaign Alternatives (2022 Comparison)

Are you looking for an alternative to ActiveCampaign but need help deciding which to choose? We’ve got you covered. ActiveCampaign is a popular option for those needing email and marketing… Go to Source Author: Jamie Giggs

Black Friday: All of Our Deals in One Spot

You’re already familiar with WordPress.com, but did you know we’re part of a larger family of amazing products? Automattic provides a range of online solutions, from ecommerce shops to course-creation software to audience survey tools, and much, much more. No matter what’s on your website wishlist this year, we’ve got you covered.    After all, the… Read more »

15 Best Selling Items On eBay In 2022 (Original Research)

What are the best selling items on eBay? eBay has been known as an online marketplace where general consumers can sell or auction off used goods for decades. It’s now… Go to Source Author: Lyn Wildwood

Is Dropshipping Worth It In 2022? Pros And Cons You Should Know

Is dropshipping worth it? This is a common question many have as they look into dropshipping as a possible online business venture, and it’s a fair question. When you learn… Go to Source Author: Lyn Wildwood

Black Friday Sale | 30% Off | Limited Time Offer!

If you’ve been waiting to pull the trigger on the 2023 planner, now is the time! Now through November 29th, get 30% off life & blog planner by purchasing our special bundle below. Don’t wait! We rarely make sales; however, lots of you asked about the planner bundle, so here it is! It is a… Read more »

New Patterns: Subscriptions, Link in Bio, Wireframes, and More

Have you used Patterns on your site yet?  These prebuilt, customizable templates combine professionally-designed blocks for specific uses like stylized quotes, contact page layouts, and product listings. But that’s just the beginning. All told, we have more than 275+ Patterns you can insert into your pages and posts at the press of a button. If… Read more »

17 Best Website Ideas For Beginners In 2022 (+ Examples)

Planning to launch a website this year? Here are the best website ideas for beginners. Thousands of entrepreneurs are making significant incomes from their websites—and you could be one of… Go to Source Author: Nicola Bleu

10 Best Podia Alternatives & Competitors (2022 Comparison)

Not sure if Podia ticks all the right boxes? Here are the best Podia alternatives on the market this year! Podia is a powerful all-in-one digital ecommerce platform and LMS… Go to Source Author: Adam Connell

Color Love | Yellow & Brown

Autumn is one of my favorite seasons, and I love the look of stunning gold trees and clear blue sky. It was my main inspiration for this yellow & brown color palette. Even thou it is combined mainly with warm tones, the single blue shade makes it perfectly balanced. Yellow & Brown Color Palette For… Read more »

25 Latest Personalization Statistics And Trends (2022 Edition)

Personalization statistics provide the best way to know what consumers think about personalization as well as how it affects businesses as a whole. In this post, we’ve rounded up the… Go to Source Author: Lyn Wildwood

How Many Instagram Followers Do You Need To Make Money In 2022?

How many Instagram followers do you need to make money? There are a lot of different factors that affect when you’re able to start generating an income from the platform… Go to Source Author: Lyn Wildwood

11 Best Platforms To Sell Subscriptions (2022 Edition)

Looking for the best platform to sell subscriptions? You’re in the right place. The great thing about selling subscriptions is that you can bill your customers again and again, providing… Go to Source Author: Nicola Bleu

Why Using Blogger Blog Labels is Important

Blogger has a built-in feature that allows you to add blog labels to your posts to organize them into specific categories. You may have used it sporadically from time to time when creating a post or ignored it as you found it too much of a hassle. On the other hand, you may have hundreds… Read more »

Embed a Pocket Casts Player in Seconds With Our New Block

The library of blocks in the WordPress editor is always growing, providing websites with fresh and intriguing features on a regular basis. Our most recent update will appeal to podcasters, bloggers and Pocket Casts fans alike and we are thrilled to share it with you today. Spread the word about your favorite podcasts and episodes… Read more »

13 Critical Social Media Goals & How To Hit Them

All good marketing strategies start with clear objectives. And social media is no exception. There’s no point in launching a social media marketing campaign if you don’t know what it… Go to Source Author: Adam Connell

WPX Hosting Review: How Good Is This Host In 2022?

Welcome to my WPX Hosting review. WPX is a WordPress managed hosting provider that claims to offer superior performance compared to other providers. But is it the fastest? And does… Go to Source Author: Adam Connell

Celebrating 200 WordPress.com Websites With Out in Tech!

In September, our team celebrated 200 WordPress.com websites built with Out in Tech, a non-profit organization dedicated to creating career and networking opportunities for LGBTQ+ folks in the tech industry. Since 2017, Automattic and WordPress.com have been proud partners of Out in Tech. Through our partnership, we work together with volunteers to build essential websites for LGBTQ+ organization… Read more »

8 Best TikTok Scheduling Tools (2022 Comparison)

Since its launch in 2016, TikTok has taken the world by storm!  But whether you’re a business building your audience or a rising influencer hoping to impact the world, the… Go to Source Author: Rosie Greaves

Free November 2022 Wallpaper & Instagram quote

Free November 2022 wallpaper is here! Nothing says autumn more than colorful leaves! Shades of brown, yellow, and orange set the mood, and they slowly prepare us for cold winter days. Keep those warm colors longer with November’s free wallpapers featuring autumn leaves, chestnuts, and acorns. Each wallpaper download from November 2022 includes: Desktop wallpaper… Read more »

15 Best Selling Items On Etsy In 2022 – Original Research

Are you having a hard time figuring out what to sell on Etsy? Etsy is one of the best places to sell online products, especially handmade items. You may have… Go to Source Author: Lyn Wildwood

11 Best Hootsuite Alternatives For 2022: Tried & Tested

Are you looking for the best Hootsuite alternative to manage your social media presence? Maybe you want a social media tool with more features, a better user interface or sensible… Go to Source Author: Adam Connell

How To Sell A Domain Name: The Beginner’s Guide

Buying a domain name is easy. If it’s available, you can use any domain registrar to buy it. But what if you want to sell a domain name? How do… Go to Source Author: Nicola Bleu

Podia Review 2022 – The Pros And Cons You Need To Know

Welcome to our Podia review. Podia is an all-in-one platform that you can use for your digital ecommerce endeavors such as selling online courses, digital products, community memberships, and more… Go to Source Author: Adam Connell

Color Love | Lavender & Beige

Violet and beige are colors that work great for every season. I like them especially for autumn as a contrast to brown, orange and red. The shades I picked for this post may be a little dark for larger designs but paired with lots of white will give stunning results. Give it a try, as… Read more »

The Pros and Cons of Being a Landlord

Not 10%, not even 50%, but 90% of the world’s millionaires built their wealth by investing in real estate. So why not take a page out of their book by investing in a property you can rent to tenants? By becoming a landlord, you can own another tangible asset and increase your income. However, being… Read more »

Hot Off the Press: New WordPress.com Themes for October 2022

The WordPress.com team is always working on new design ideas to bring your website to life. Below you’ll find the four newest themes that we’ve added to our library, with beautiful options for food-based businesses, podcasts, and bloggers. To install any of the below themes, click the the name of the theme you like, which… Read more »

13 Best Email Newsletter Software Tools For 2022 (Includes Free Options)

Looking for the best email newsletter software? We’ve got you covered. Email newsletters offer a great way to build an audience, create brand awareness, and drive revenue. There are tons… Go to Source Author: Adam Connell

How to choose the perfect website or blog design?

You often ask me how to choose a design for your blog or website. At first glance, it may seem easy – you pick what you like. However, once you start browsing possible options, you quickly realize that there are many possibilities, and you aren’t sure which one will be perfect for you. In this… Read more »

Free New Course Coming Soon: Create Your Site With WordPress.com

Are you building a website for the first time? Returning to WordPress after a break? Just looking to get caught up on the newest Gutenberg features?  You’re in the right place. We’re excited to announce a brand new free course called Create Your Site.  If you’re searching for a solid foundation for making a WordPress.com… Read more »

26 Best Products To Sell Online In 2022 (According To Data)

What are the best products to sell online right now? To answer this question, we scoured the web’s top marketplaces and used data from multiple tools to find products that… Go to Source Author: Lyn Wildwood

How To Use A Blog To Sell Consulting Services

Selling services is one of the most effective ways to monetize your blog. It requires almost no investment, and you easily combine it with your full-time job until you know… Go to Source Author: Ann Smarty

9 Best Dropshipping Websites Compared For 2022: Ecommerce Made Easy

Looking for an easy, low-cost way to start an ecommerce business? These are the best dropshipping websites for the job! Dropshipping is a type of ecommerce business model in which… Go to Source Author: Adam Connell

10 Classic & Unique Halloween Fonts

Many Halloween fonts in internet searches come across as too showy or too cutesy. Finding the perfect fonts to incorporate can be challenging if you are busy making invitations or party printables for Halloween. To help you in your seasonal crafts, we have put together a list of ten classic but unique Halloween fonts to… Read more »

12 Best Heatmap Software Tools Reviewed For 2022

Want to improve CRO on your website? You’re going to need the best heatmap software to help you. Heatmaps are an extremely effective way of understanding how users behave on… Go to Source Author: Megha Seth

How To Promote Your YouTube Channel: 18 Ways To Get More Views

Are you looking for the best ways to promote your YouTube channel? We’ve got you covered. With over 51 million YouTube channels on the platform this year, there’s no shortage… Go to Source Author: Nicola Bleu

11 Best Email Automation Tools Compared (2022 Review)

Looking for the best email automation tools on the market? You’re in the right place. Email automation tools are software solutions that let you run email marketing campaigns on autopilot. … Go to Source Author: Adam Connell

New Patterns: Headers, Footers, Link in Bio, and More

Have you used Patterns on your site yet?  These prebuilt, customizable templates combine professionally-designed blocks for specific uses like stylized quotes, contact page layouts, and product listings. But that’s just the beginning. All told, we have more than 260 Patterns you can insert into your pages and posts at the press of a button. If… Read more »

Free October 2022 Wallpaper & Instagram quote

Free October 2022 wallpaper is here! It’s time for the spooky season! Celebrate it with a little bit darker than usually October wallpaper featuring spider webs, bats, and mysterious branches. Decorate your computer, phone, and tablet while waiting for Halloween. Each wallpaper download from October 2022 includes: Desktop wallpaper x3 (plain, with the calendar, and… Read more »

What’s New in the Editor: More Design Tools, Enhanced Lists, Easier Block Switching

Ever since the block editor was introduced in 2018, we’ve been pushing it to do more — and our latest crop of improvements will help you build posts and pages on your site with confidence, no matter what you publish: More design tools for dozens of blocks More control over lists with our improved List… Read more »

Color Love | Mustard & Blue

I must say that there is something magical in connecting cold with warm colors. Today mustard yellow and the azure blue color palette is quite a bold example. Even though the warmer shades are a bit muted, suggesting a safe and calm combination, the sapphire color makes it pop! Mustard & Blue Color Palette It… Read more »

The Best Content Writing Tools For SEO In 2022

Want to improve your organic search rankings? You’re going to need the right tools to help you. In this post, we’re sharing all of the content writing tools you need… Go to Source Author: Megha Seth

35 Best Digital Products To Sell On Etsy In 2022 (Includes Examples)

Looking for the best digital products to sell on Etsy? You’re in the right place. Most people think of Etsy as a marketplace for handmade products and craft supplies, but… Go to Source Author: Nicola Bleu

2023 Free Blog Planner in LIMITED EDITION Color

It’s finally here! Free Blog Planner updated for 2023 in new exciting color – Lavender. Our limited edition color is available only this year for both Blog & Life Planners. Like last year, we decided to let you try this color palette for free by sharing some planner pages with you. 2023 Free Blog Planner… Read more »

Hot Off the Press: New WordPress.com Themes for September 2022

The WordPress.com team is always working on new design ideas to bring your website to life. Below you’ll find the four newest themes that we’ve added to our library, giving you beautiful options for small businesses/organizations, artists, and even a fun retro throwback. To install any of the below themes, click the the name of… Read more »

15 Best Link Building Tools Compared (2022 Edition)

Hoping to build backlinks to boost your search visibility? Below, you’ll find a list of the best link building tools for the job. Link building is one of the most… Go to Source Author: Nicola Bleu

Free Fall Bucket List Printable You Must Have

The official first day of Fall is less than a week away, so I thought we should refresh the bucket list printable for the Fall season to help you make the most of this beautiful time of year. You can either write your list directly on the printable or have it printed at a photo… Read more »

Calling All Creators: Showcase Your Art with a Discounted .art Domain and a New Website Theme

This month, we have an exciting announcement that should appeal to all creators, whether you use traditional artistic mediums or play around with new forms like digital, crypto, and VR art, or NFTs. All new .art domain registrations are on sale through September 30, 2022. You can now secure a great domain name that reflects… Read more »

5 Ways to Become a “Pro” with Professional Email

Small business professionals and owners spend a lot of time on email. Each email is an important piece of communication and could contribute to your business in many ways, like building relationships, selling your products, giving a great customer experience, building your brand, growing revenue, and much more.  Speaking with Professional Email users, we’ve found… Read more »

SSH Now Available for Business and eCommerce Sites

Are you a WordPress.com power user? For ultimate security, you can now enable SSH and access your Business or eCommerce-powered WordPress.com site from the command line. Use WP-CLI to install and activate a series of plugins, manage users, or handle search-and-replace functions across your site. Enable SSH on WordPress.com To enable SSH on your WordPress.com… Read more »

How To Get More Instagram Likes On Your Images & Videos

Are you wondering how to get more likes on your Instagram content? Read on. Now that Instagram has unleashed the feature of letting users hide the number of likes on… Go to Source Author: Megha Seth

How To Become An Amazon Affiliate: The Beginner’s Guide

Do you want to learn how to become an Amazon affiliate? Joining the Amazon Associates program may seem like a daunting process, but it’s actually pretty straightforward. Plus, affiliate marketing… Go to Source Author: Lyn Wildwood

10 things you need to do when starting a blog

Starting a blog can sometimes be overwhelming because of all that’s involved in blogging. To help get you newbies started, we’ve created a list of ten important things to do when starting your blogging journey. A free printable checklist is included at the end of the post with a new blog to-do list to help… Read more »

Introducing a New Way to Access All Your Sites

If you’ve been looking for a simple way to access and quickly navigate between your multiple WordPress.com websites, we have an exciting announcement for you today. We’ve launched a new dashboard to help you manage all your WordPress.com and Jetpack-connected websites. You can access this new Sites page at wordpress.com/sites. From here, you can locate… Read more »

Four Inexpensive Marketing Ideas For A New Blog

Starting a website is overwhelming but always exciting. I love that stage when you feel those ideas flowing and you start setting yourself some goals and building task lists. But… Go to Source Author: Ann Smarty

8 Best Patreon Alternatives & Competitors For 2022 (Comparison)

Looking for the best crowdfunding and membership platforms like Patreon? Check out our roundup of the best Patreon alternatives. Patreon is a super-popular membership platform that provides a neat way… Go to Source Author: Nicola Bleu

How To Choose an Event Organizer

Are you thinking of hiring an event organizer? They’re a great way for brands to find new customers and make sales. But, if you do it wrong, you can waste a lot of time and energy and end up with very little to show for it. To do it right, you need to know how… Read more »

Need a Website Fast? Let Us Do It For You

We get it. Life’s to-do list seems bottomless, and maybe building your own website isn’t anywhere near the top of it. And yet your business needs it. Yesterday, if possible. Your audience, your customers, are waiting.  If you’re in need of a professionally designed, budget-friendly, mobile-optimized website to showcase your business, product, or service, consider… Read more »

68 Top Customer Retention Statistics (2022 Data)

The relationship customers have with your business doesn’t stop after they make a purchase. If you want to maximize your revenue, you should also be aiming to maintain that relationship… Go to Source Author: Adam Connell

Free September 2022 Wallpaper & Instagram quote

Free September 2022 wallpaper is here! Summer is almost over, so it is time for our first autumn wallpaper this year. It incorporates falling leaves in classic orange gold colors, but to spice it up, I have added an azure blue shade that compliments the warmer tones. I hope this stunning palette will help you… Read more »

Types of Interviews to Prepare For

Over the past 12 months, 21% of American employees have changed jobs. Everyone has a different experience. If you are looking to gain employment, it is important that you know the types of interviews they conduct. Your interview is based on your industry, type of job, and the company asking you the questions. You must know… Read more »

How to Change Your Blogger Title and Tagline

The blog name is one of the most important elements of your site. You want it to be easy to remember and match your content. Sometimes your first choice may not be perfect, and you do not need to be stuck with it. In this post, I will show you how to change your Blogger… Read more »

How To Promote Your Blog With Automation

Do you struggle with finding the time to promote your blog? There are plenty of ways to promote your blog manually, but it’s hard to find the time to implement… Go to Source Author: Lyn Wildwood

13 Website Page Load Time Statistics (2022 Data)

We all know page load times are important. But how important are they exactly? What does the data tell us about how much page load times can affect bounce rate,… Go to Source Author: Lyn Wildwood

The Complete Guide to Choosing Web Design Firms for Businesses

With the advent of online shopping and services, a website has become a vital component of any business. After all, there are at least 1.8 billion websites on the world wide web today. If they weren’t important to business, that number would not have ballooned as big.  Then again, many find themselves at a loss… Read more »

Here’s a Look at Our Favorite New Patterns

Since we launched Patterns in 2020, we’ve been steadily adding to our library of prebuilt Block templates for you to easily make your site stand out even more. There are now over 260 Patterns that can be inserted into your pages and posts in just seconds. If you’ve never used Patterns before, you can access… Read more »

Grow Your Audience with Microsoft Start

We’re all looking for ways to grow our audiences for our sites. Sometimes, we change our content to optimize it for search engines (here’s a shameless plug for our new SEO course). Other times, we find ways to reach new people, such as using tags so our blog posts show up in the Reader.  Now,… Read more »

How to Add a Custom Favicon to Your Blog or Website

A favicon on your blog or website is essential to creating brand identity. Favicons are small icons (usually 16×16 pixels) that appear next to your blog title in the browser tab. They help readers identify your blog and are super easy to add. Learn how to add a custom favicon to your blog in less… Read more »

The Best Print-On-Demand Companies In Canada (2022 Comparison)

Looking for the best print-on-demand companies in Canada? You’re in the right place. There are tons of print-on-demand companies, but not all have fulfillment centers in Canada. This matters because… Go to Source Author: Adam Connell

Color Love | Red & Neutrals

Red is a really bold and statement color. Even though I love it, red is usually too strong to be the main hero of any design. The solution for that is neutral shades like beige, grey, or soft brown. Paired with coral or dark red, they can create a stunning red & neutrals color palette…. Read more »

New Design Superpowers for You to Leverage

One of the most exciting things about WordPress is that it’s constantly improving. In fact, did you know that Gutenberg releases new functionality and improvements every two weeks?! There have been a number of really cool and powerful capabilities rolled out over the last few months that give you even more control over the design… Read more »

98 Important SEO Statistics For 2022 (Market Share, Trends, And More)

Looking for SEO statistics to inform your SEO strategy? We’ve got you covered!  The Search Engine Optimization (SEO) landscape is constantly evolving. If you want to keep ranking and driving… Go to Source Author: Adam Connell

15 Best Online Course Platforms For 2022 (Comparison)

Looking for the best online course platforms to power your eLearning business? You’re in the right place! We trawled the market to find the very best online platforms that help… Go to Source Author: Adam Connell

New Tools for More Successful Editing Adventures

Spacing in Galleries Lock Those Blocks Did You Notice the Table of Contents on This Post? Spacing in Galleries You now have the power to control how much space lives between your images at the horizontal and vertical level. This allows you to create a variety ways to present a collection of photos. You can… Read more »

The Best Print-On-Demand UK Companies (2022 Comparison)

Looking for the best affordable print-on-demand UK companies? You’re in the right place! If you plan on selling your artwork to customers primarily based in the UK, it’s important to… Go to Source Author: Adam Connell

Free August 2022 Wallpaper & Instagram quote

Free August 2022 wallpaper is here! Celebrate summer days with bright and cooling shades of blue. The main inspiration for this month’s wallpaper was azure ocean waves on the beach full of golden sand. I hope this calming view with help you relax during hot summer days. Each wallpaper download from August 2022 includes: Desktop… Read more »

How Do I Choose the Best Cleaning Company in My Local Area?

Are you looking for a professional cleaning service for your home? Cleaning professionals can make your life easier by dusting and vacuuming everything. They can also wash your clothes, do gutter cleaning, and handle seasonal cleaning. Dedicated companies also have specialized cleaning products. They only use supplies that won’t irritate your asthma, allergies, or children… Read more »

Hot Off the Press: New WordPress.com Themes for August 2022

The WordPress.com team is always working on new design ideas to bring your website to life. Below you’ll find the six newest themes that we’ve added to our library, giving you beautiful options for a product showcase, photography portfolio, travel blog, or whatever else you can dream up. To install any of the below themes,… Read more »

Summer Wifi Password Printable – Awesome Pool Party Essential!

If you plan a summer party at home this printable poster is a must-have! It will give your guest easy access to your wifi and you will no longer need to answer the same question over and over again. This Summer Wifi Password Printable Sign maybe even perfect to keep in your living room or… Read more »

Changes to Our Pricing Plans

Our philosophy has always been one of experimenting, learning, and adjusting. As we began to roll out our new pricing plans a couple of months back, we took note of the feedback you shared. What we heard is that some of you missed the more granular flexibility of our previous plans. Additionally, the features you… Read more »

13 Ways To Make Money From A Website (And How To Get Started)

Want to know how to make money from a website? You’re in the right place. There are thousands of bloggers and entrepreneurs out there that make a full-time income from… Go to Source Author: Nicola Bleu

Publish Blog Posts to Your Telegram Channel Automatically With JetpackWP Bot

With the JetpackWP Bot for Telegram, you can now automatically share blog posts from any Jetpack-powered WordPress site (including any site hosted at WordPress.com) directly to a Telegram channel. This free tool saves time sharing content to Telegram, where readers can subscribe to read your posts just as easily as they would via email or… Read more »

10 Best Plugins To Speed Up WordPress In 2022 (Caching Plugins And More)

Are you looking for a caching or minifying plugin for WordPress? Or just looking for ways to speed up your WordPress installation? Either way, I’ve got you covered. In this… Go to Source Author: Adam Connell

8 Ways to Boost Blog Traffic Using Your Old Posts

A quick way to boost blog traffic is by refreshing old blog posts by improving the content and updating any outdated information. Other than having outstanding original content, blog traffic is heavily influenced by smart SEO strategies. Use the SEO knowledge you’ve gained since starting your blog to improve your old posts so they’ll draw… Read more »

11 Etsy SEO Tips To Increase Your Reach And Sell More Products

Have you heard of Etsy SEO? You know Etsy has a search bar at the very top of the platform’s design, but did you know it’s linked to an algorithm… Go to Source Author: Lyn Wildwood

7 Best WordPress FAQ Plugins For 2022

Looking for the best WordPress FAQ plugin for your website? Want to add an FAQ section without hassle? No problem. We’ve got you covered. In this article, we’re rounding up… Go to Source Author: Elna Cain

Purchase Yoast SEO Premium Directly on WordPress.com

We hear every day from you — our customers — that helping people discover your WordPress.com site on search engines is a top priority. That’s why we’re excited to announce that Yoast SEO Premium is now available for purchase on WordPress.com!  Not only is it easier than ever to purchase this powerful plugin on WordPress.com, but you… Read more »

Top 10 Fun & Fresh Summer Fonts You Will Love

Make a splash in your design choices this summer with these fun fresh fonts perfect for adding some summer style to your office prints, barbecue invites, and newsletters. 10 Fun & Fresh Summer Fonts Summer is the best time for some quick and colorful crafts and trying out some new crazy fonts. To give you… Read more »

11 Best Alternatives To Facebook Groups (2022 Comparison)

Are you looking for the best alternatives to Facebook Groups? There was once a time when having a Facebook group was one of the only viable options for building a… Go to Source Author: Nicola Bleu

5 Benefits of Using Web Hosting Services

The US hosts at least 21 percent of all domains worldwide. So are you interested in keeping your business going online? If you are wondering if web hosting services are worth investing in, then you’re in the right place. These are all signs that you need a better web hosting service. Simply put, a website is worthless without a… Read more »

Share WordPress.com Blog Posts to Telegram With WordPressDotCom Bot

Ever wished you could share new blog posts to a Telegram channel automatically? If so, then great news! Starting today, you can follow any WordPress.com blog within Telegram by using WordPressDotCom Bot. Now, you can easily get real-time updates from your favorite bloggers in specific channels, group chats, or DMs, right in the app. All… Read more »

Free July 2022 Wallpaper & Instagram quote

Free July 2022 wallpaper is here! Even though watermelons aren’t really my favorite fruits, I can’t imagine a better snack for a hot summer day! It’s why they are the theme of July wallpaper. I hope they will help you keep cool and motivated all day long. Each wallpaper download from July 2022 includes: Desktop… Read more »

Access your Professional Email inbox directly from WordPress.com

Every day we’re connected to a million apps, and we browse through multiple browser tabs just to complete a single action item. We have busy schedules that would benefit from streamlined processes, simple tools, and powerful workflows. With that in mind, our team asked for feedback, and that inspired us to put together a new… Read more »

Access your Professional Email inbox directly from WordPress.com

Every day we’re connected to a million apps, and we browse through multiple browser tabs just to complete a single action item. We have busy schedules that would benefit from streamlined processes, simple tools, and powerful workflows. With that in mind, our team asked for feedback, and that inspired us to put together a new… Read more »

Color Love | Tulip Pink & Peach

Tulips are my favorite flower to place around my home in the spring. I prefer to choose those in warmer colors. The soft pink and peach tones scream longer days and warmer weather. I hope this color palette will help you bring this summer feeling to all your crafts. You can’t go wrong with this… Read more »

30+ Instagram Tips, Features & Hacks To Grow Your Audience & Save Time

Instagram can be a fantastic marketing channel for big brands and small businesses alike – and a great source of revenue for individual creators. However, if you want to make… Go to Source Author: Adam Connell

11 Best Live Chat Software Tools For 2022: Reviews + Pricing

Looking for the best live chat software for your business? You’re in the right place. Live chat is an essential customer communication channel. It provides a fast, easy, low-cost way… Go to Source Author: Nicola Bleu

Aquarium Care 101: The Effects of Seagrass and Macroalgae in Aquariums

Did you know that 14.7 million American households own a pet fish? This makes fish one of the most popular pets after cats and dogs. Aquarium fish tanks are rising in popularity. With many different types of fish in one aquarium, most hobbyists make a point to introduce variety in aquarium care, including aquarium plants. Seagrass and… Read more »

5 Common Snow Removal Mistakes to Avoid with Commercial Property

Are you a business owner looking to keep away the ice and snow in the future? Although the snow adds some beauty to your surrounding, you need to keep it away from your commercial property. Otherwise, it could lead to a lot of changes that will affect your business.  To avoid undue expenses and hassle,… Read more »

39 Latest Visual Content Statistics And Trends For 2022

Infographics, videos, stories, snaps… the list goes on. Visual content is everywhere on the internet, and year on year, it becomes more and more popular with consumers and marketers. In… Go to Source Author: Adam Connell

12 Quick Tips for Making Your Posts Easier to Read

Do you have excellent content on your blog but find that your readers are not engaging with your content? Do some readers comment they are having trouble reading or understanding your content or finding specific information on your blog? If this is happening to your blog, we have twelve quick tips that will help make… Read more »

Kinsta Review 2022: Features, Pricing, Performance, And More

Welcome to my Kinsta review. Web hosts are a dime a dozen. But rock-solid, reliable managed WordPress hosting providers that offer great performance and lightning fast support – they are… Go to Source Author: Adam Connell

12 Best Competitor Analysis Tools For 2022

Want to know what your competitors are up to and reverse engineer their marketing strategies? You’ll need the right competitor analysis tool for the job. In this post, we’ll be… Go to Source Author: Adam Connell

Colorful Free Summer Bucket List Printable – Rainbow Edition

It is time to get the Summer bucket list ready so you can make the most of Summertime! You can still use our green version from last year (Perfect Free Summer Bucket List Printable), but I thought I’d put together one more color version for you. With this brightly colored, rainbow summer bucket list you’ll… Read more »

3 Things To Consider When Hiring a Commercial Cleaning Service

How clean you keep your workplace can have a huge effect on your bottom line. A clean workplace is going to boost employee morale, prevent employees from taking sick days, and help you avoid workers’ compensation cases. If you don’t have the time to pull employees off the job to keep your business clean, then… Read more »

How to Host a Productive Remote Meeting

Lots of business operations have moved online. Remote meetings have improved efficiency and convenience for businesses.  But how do you ensure your remote meeting is successful and productive? Here are some essential tips to help you run your online meeting. Have an Agenda Even something as important as remote board meetings can run smoothly as… Read more »

35+ Top Twitter Statistics For 2022 [Users, Demographics & More]

Are you looking for the most important Twitter statistics? Or just trying to get an understanding of the state of Twitter? In this post, we’ll be taking a deep dive… Go to Source Author: Adam Connell

How To Build A Social Media Marketing Strategy In 2022

All successful social media campaigns start with careful planning.  That’s why—rather than just jumping straight in and winging it—your first step should be to put together a social media marketing… Go to Source Author: Nicola Bleu

Take Bookings, Set Up Subscriptions, and Automate Your Store With New Premium Plugins

Plugins are the building blocks and the rocket fuel for your WordPress.com website. They can help make your site faster and easier to manage but also bring essential elements to your fingertips. From email opt-ins and contact forms, to SEO, site speed optimization, calendars, and booking options — the list is nearly endless. If you… Read more »

6 Powerful Ways to Keep Visitors on Your Site Longer and Reduce Bounce Rate

Do you know what your site’s current bounce rate is? If not, log into your Google Analytics dashboard and take a look at it. Your bounce rate shows the percentage of visitors that landed on an individual page on your site and then bounced away without navigating to a second page. You want your bounce… Read more »

Quick Guide: Determining How Many Solar Panels You Need for Your Home

Purchasing solar panels for your home can be a complete game-changer. Not only are you doing your part to lower your carbon footprint, but you’ll actually be eliminating a lot of monthly expenses when you get solar panels. The average cost of solar panel installation has dropped significantly in the last 20 years, but that… Read more »

Wallpaper Removal Cost: What is the Average Cost to Remove Wallpaper?

You’ve just been bitten by the home makeover bug, and you’re ready to start renovating your home. You’re not alone, as nine out of every 10 homeowners plan to do the same! There are plenty of projects that you want to work on, but the first thing you want to tackle is that atrocious wallpaper sitting… Read more »

How to Enhance the B2B Customer Experience

It isn’t always easy to figure out what people need, either. And when 68% of B2B buyers expect brands to understand their personal needs, you can’t afford not to take your customer experience seriously. If you’re struggling to optimize your B2B customer experience, this post will help you make the right changes to your strategy…. Read more »

How to Create a Business Plan for a Loan

Out of the 37% of all businesses that apply for a loan, banks deny about 80% of them. Sometimes this is because the lender finds that the company’s industry is too risky for them to fund.  Business owners will need to meet certain credit score requirements to get funding. If your score is below 640,… Read more »

Free June 2022 Wallpaper & Instagram quote

Free June 2022 wallpaper is here! Bring the warm summer sunsets to your home and office with this month’s free wallpaper. Bold pink and purple shades combined will give you cozy and calming energy and help you relax. Each wallpaper download from June 2022 includes: Desktop wallpaper x3 (plain, with the calendar, and with a… Read more »

Introducing WordPress Starter: Make Your Mark

Every site starts with an idea. WordPress Starter is a new, beautifully pared-back plan designed to put that idea center stage. For just $5/month. Like the WordPress Pro plan (more on that below), WordPress Starter brings you the fastest WordPress managed hosting on the planet. Unlimited site traffic. And a revolutionary price. Make Your Mark… Read more »

6 Spring Script Fonts That Will Blow You Away

Spring is here, and so are flower buds and warmer days. To help you bring your next project to life, we have created a roundup of 6 spring script fonts that will be a great addition to your font collection. They are fresh, modern, and easy to use. 6 Spring Script Fonts Playful and casual… Read more »

How to Become an SEO Consultant

According to research, the average salary for an SEO consultant is over $91,000 per year. That’s a pretty penny for anyone looking to get into the industry. SEO is a constantly evolving field, with new algorithm updates being released all the time. As an SEO consultant, it’s your job to stay on top of the… Read more »

5 Types of Blog Posts and How to Use Them

In personal and professional contexts, a blog is an essential resource. Your blog can help you build your personal brand. It can be a way of communicating the thoughts and ideas that the world deserves to hear. It can be a way of positioning your company as an authority or industry thought leader. Whatever your… Read more »

How to Make a Resume for Your First Job

American employers added almost half a million jobs in April alone this year. Things are starting to look up, with unemployment rates healthier than in over a decade. It’s the perfect time to make sure you are ready to secure that entry-level job in your dream career, starting with writing a professional resume.  Here is our… Read more »

How to Become a TikTok Influencer: A Quick Guide

If you’re one of the lucky few with a large following on social media, you’re probably wondering how to use your influence to make money.  An influencer has a large following on social media and gets paid by brands to promote their products or services. To become a famous influencer, you need to have a large and engaged… Read more »

Your Website Looks Great. So Should Your Emails.

A Fresh New Design For Subscriber Emails We recently rolled out some fresh, flavorful updates to the design of the emails that go out to your subscribers when you publish new posts to your site. With this new design update we worked on modernizing the out-the-box email templates that come with your WordPress.com website. Clean,… Read more »

Color Love | Green, Purple & Taupe

Incorporate a stylish and dreamy aesthetic with this green and purple color palette featuring forest green, purple, lavender, and warm taupe. These soothing and peaceful colors will make any blog design feel elegant and welcoming. Green and Purple Color Palette Dark green and purple are usually associated with elegance and a sophisticated look but will… Read more »

How To Add A Reminder To An Instagram Post

Have you used reminders on Instagram posts? They’re easy to create, but it can be a little tricky figuring out exactly how to use them. In this post, we go… Go to Source Author: Lyn Wildwood

How To Get More Views On TikTok: 13 Proven Strategies

Want to learn how to get views on TikTok? We’ve got you covered. In the last few years, TikTok has burst onto the scene and taken its place among the… Go to Source Author: Nicola Bleu

How To Make Money On Instagram In 2022: 9 Ways To Profit

If you spend a good chunk of your day working on the content of your Instagram account, don’t you think it’s about time that you get paid? That’s exactly what… Go to Source Author: Nicola Bleu

How To Trend On Twitter: The Definitive Guide

Curious about how to trend on Twitter? We’ve got you covered. For marketers, business owners, and influencers, it’s not enough that you post content on Twitter. You must do everything… Go to Source Author: Nicola Bleu

How To Schedule Pinterest Pins For Free

Looking for an easier way to plan and schedule Pinterest posts? You need a Pinterest scheduling tool.  With a Pinterest scheduling tool, you can save time and stay organized by… Go to Source Author: Nicola Bleu

Kinsta Review 2022: Can You Trust This WordPress Managed Hosting Service?

Welcome to my Kinsta review. Web hosts are a dime a dozen. But rock-solid, reliable managed WordPress hosting providers that offer great performance and lightning fast support – they are… Go to Source Author: Adam Connell

How to Name a Podcast

Imagine coming up with the perfect concept for a podcast but not having a good name for it. Before you move further with your idea, you should learn how to name a podcast. That way, you can make sure you choose a memorable name to help your podcast stand out. Here’s what you should consider… Read more »

How to Grow a Brand on a Budget

Marketing brands spend hundreds of billions every year on marketing efforts. They all want to know how to grow a brand, but what’s the tangible result? Growing a brand on a budget isn’t as difficult as it used to be. More time is required upfront while you save your budget. When you grow your brand,… Read more »

How Many Businesses Use Email Marketing?

Currently, there are over 4 billion people worldwide that use email. By 2024 this figure will be closer to 4.5 billion. That’s millions of eyes a company can attract into buying its product.  For every $1 these businesses spend on email marketing, they can expect to make an average of $36. That’s quite a great return… Read more »

How to Title & Size Images for SEO

Everyone wants their site to be easy to find. To achieve that, you can promote your posts, share links or improve your site SEO (Search Engine Optimization). The key to SEO is understanding how search engines view your website. This post will focus on optimizing your images to help your site rank better. Titling Images… Read more »

7 Ways To Reduce The Size Of PDF Files

How do you reduce PDF size without degrading quality? You’ve probably compressed a few images and videos here and there as a way to save on space. What you may… Go to Source Author: Lyn Wildwood

10 Best Redbubble Alternatives And Competitors (2022 Edition)

Looking for the best Redbubble alternatives to sell your art on? You’re in the right place. Below, we’re comparing 10 of the best print-on-demand sites like Redbubble.  We’ve made sure… Go to Source Author: Nicola Bleu

26 Latest Facebook Live Statistics For 2022: Usage And Trends

Curious about Facebook Live? Wondering whether it should be part of your social media strategy? We’ve got you covered. In this post, we’ll be breaking down all the latest Facebook… Go to Source Author: Nicola Bleu

New: Free SEO Course

A successful website is a labor of love. I know, first-hand, how much work goes into getting a site launched. But the effort can’t stop there, because for most people, the whole point of publishing a website is to get people to see it.  If your goal is like mine and you want to see… Read more »

A Beginner’s Guide To Full Site Editing In WordPress

Are you curious about how full site editing works in WordPress? You may be intrigued, and eager to explore the possibilities this new functionality can offer. However, especially if you’re… Go to Source Author: Will Morris

What Is An Instagram Handle? (And How To Choose Yours)

What’s an Instagram handle? That’s the question we’re going to cover in this post. We cover how Instagram uses handles, how to choose a handle, how to change your handle… Go to Source Author: Lyn Wildwood

The Complete Guide to Proofreading Blog Posts on Your Website

Did you know writing poor quality blog posts will turn off potential customers? Blogging is a powerful tool for business leaders across the globe. When you write poorly, your posts can confuse your audience and lose the effectiveness of your blog. If you want to ensure this doesn’t happen, you need to use proofreading. Today,… Read more »

How to Create a Video Marketing Strategy That Works

Did you know that 73% of people are more likely to buy a product after seeing a video about it? Multimedia content needs to be part of any top-notch marketing strategy, and it’s important that you create a plan that actually gets views, clicks, and purchases. But how can you create a video marketing strategy… Read more »

17 Best Instagram Tools For 2022: Scheduling, Management & More

Are you looking for Instagram tools that can help you grow your following and boost your presence on social media? With over 1 billion active monthly users, Instagram is no… Go to Source Author: Nicola Bleu

Free May 2022 Wallpaper & Instagram quote

Free May 2022 wallpaper is here! Bright stars on a clear night sky are one of the most stunning views. Now you can have them every day on your computer or phone screen with May’s Free Wallpaper! I hope it will give you hot summer night vibes during those colder spring days. Each wallpaper download… Read more »

25 Latest Facebook Video Statistics, Facts, And Trends (2022)

Welcome to our collection of Facebook video statistics and trends. The way users interact with Facebook is changing. At its inception, Facebook was primarily about networking. It was the place… Go to Source Author: Nicola Bleu

10 Best Teespring Alternatives & Competitors For 2022: Print-On-Demand Made Easy

Wondering if there’s a better print-on-demand solution for your needs? Looking for the best Teespring alternatives on the market? We’ve got you covered.  In this post, you’ll find 10 of… Go to Source Author: Adam Connell

8 Best Transactional Email Services Compared For 2022

Looking for a comparison of the best transactional email services on the market? Customers rely on transactional emails to get important information that they need. As such, they’ll expect to… Go to Source Author: Adam Connell

WordPress.com Favorites: The Pelikan’s Perch

Welcome back to our “WordPress.com Favorites” series! In these interviews, we’ll be highlighting bloggers about their passion project. Caution: contents guaranteed to be inspiring.   Today’s featured blog, The Pelikan’s Perch, dives deeply into a niche of a niche: proprietor Joshua Danley writes solely about Pelikan-brand fountain pens.  Even if you’ve never written with a fountain… Read more »

15 Best WordPress SEO Plugins & Tools For 2022

Want to improve your website ranking positions in Google? Need a WordPress SEO plugin to help you get there? We’ve got you covered. In this post, we’ve listed and reviewed… Go to Source Author: Adam Connell

What Is Affiliate Marketing? And Is It Worth It In 2022?

Is affiliate marketing worth it? That’s the question we’re going to cover in this post. Affiliate marketing has been a common source of revenue for online businesses for as long… Go to Source Author: Lyn Wildwood

15 Essential Things to Do to Make a Blog Post Successful

Question: What is a blog post called that nobody ever sees?Answer: A huge waste of your time! Don’t be someone who wastes time creating blog posts nobody ever sees. Creating successful blog posts takes time and requires you to do certain things to get your posts noticed. Blog posts don’t magically become successful without conscientious… Read more »

11 Best Print-On-Demand Sites For 2022: Sell Merch + More

Looking for an easy way to monetize your artwork? Want to know the best print-on-demand sites? We’ve got you covered. In this post, we’re comparing the best print-on-demand sites out… Go to Source Author: Adam Connell

Can Internet Marketing Strategies Work with Traditional Ones?

The digital marketing industry could be worth as much as USD 264.15 billion by 2030, but this doesn’t mean it’s the only show in town. Traditional advertising still has an important role to play in commerce and shouldn’t be ignored.  While some businesses choose to focus on one advertising method over another, this is a… Read more »

VideoPress, Take 3

We promised you “more is coming” in our latest update—and now more is here. More features that make the finest video service for WordPress even more powerful. You can upload more content with less effort, reach more audiences, and keep sharing more of what inspires you. In this video, we’ll show you what’s new in… Read more »

How To Turn Your Services Into A Product

Freelance business has been flourishing for many years now, and it has become even more popular after covid lockdowns. There are freelance writers, developers, designers, photographers and consultants who enjoy… Go to Source Author: Ann Smarty

12 Best Sprout Social Alternatives For 2022 (Includes Affordable Options)

Sprout Social is one of the most feature-rich social media marketing tools on the market. However, its price point puts it out of reach for many individuals and small businesses…. Go to Source Author: Adam Connell

The Latest YouTube Statistics: Usage, Facts, Trends (2022)

Welcome to our roundup of the latest YouTube statistics for businesses and online marketers. YouTube is the biggest video search engine platform on the planet. Even kids watch YouTube. That’s… Go to Source Author: Nicola Bleu

How to Become Instagram Famous: 4 Awesome Tips

Whether you need to promote your business or wish to become an internet celebrity, you need to look into Instagram. Instagram is one of the easiest platforms to garner a large following. It’s likely the most popular social media platform worldwide and is perfect if you wish to become an internet celebrity. But, of course,… Read more »

Color Love | Soft Neutrals

image source: polyvore Soft Neutrals Color palette is all about soft but warm colors used all year round. Color schemes such as khaki, brown, taupe, white, ivory, beige, and gray can produce a calming and comfortable atmosphere. In the context of design, neutral means without color however, our color palette is colorful even though it… Read more »

6 Fonts That Come With Free Extra Bonuses

Today we have compiled a collection of great typefaces that give you the most bang for your buck because they all come with fun extras! Gotta love free goodies, right? Many of these fonts include fancy calligraphy glyphs which you can learn how to use by following this tutorial. 6 Fonts That Come With Free… Read more »

4 Ways to Get More Page Views

In recent years, the number of active websites across the globe has almost reached 2 billion. As you can expect, with so many websites out there, it can be a real challenge to get enough page views for your site to rank high on search results. Would you like to learn the secrets of increasing your… Read more »

44 Latest Voice Search Statistics For 2022

Should voice search be a consideration in your SEO strategy? Voice recognition technology is developing at a significant pace, and voice search usage is increasing too. To help you to… Go to Source Author: Nicola Bleu

How To Add A Post In WordPress: The Beginner’s Guide

Writing your first WordPress post can feel like a challenge especially when you’re not familiar with the WordPress editor and Gutenberg blocks. In this post we will go through how… Go to Source Author: Nicola Bleu

Say Hello to WordPrompts!

Earlier this year, we kicked off 2022 with Bloganuary, a daily blogging challenge during the month of January. The feedback we received about the challenge was overwhelmingly positive, and it’s clear that prompts serve as a helpful way to inspire people to write and to connect with other bloggers. We want to keep that momentum… Read more »

Introducing WordPress Pro: One Plan, Infinite Possibilities

Our mission has always been to democratize publishing, one website at a time. Now we’re making all the benefits of WordPress available to more people, with one simple pricing plan. Hello, Pro One thing we heard over the years was how hard it can be to choose the right upgrade plan when you’re ready to… Read more »

6 Tips for Writing Attention Grabbing Post Titles

Writing an effective post title is one of the most important steps when creating a new post. You may have created a brilliant blog post, but if you slap a poorly written post title on it, your readers are going to skip right over it. Post titles are what sell your content, so it’s essential… Read more »

What Makes a Website Meta Description Good for SEO? A Closer Look

It’s said that 68% of digital experiences start with an online search.  With so many people turning to search engines for their information, it’s important to put effort into your website’s meta description so that it catches people’s attention. But what goes into creating great meta descriptions?  Keep reading for SEO tips and meta description advice… Read more »

5 Business Software Buying Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

Are you a small business owner? It’s no secret that keeping a company of any size profitable and running efficiently is a huge challenge. That’s because there’s so much to juggle at any given moment and a million decisions to make.  You also have to make sure that your team of employees has the tools… Read more »

10 Best Online Logo Makers For 2022: Design A Professional Logo For Your Brand

What is the best logo maker on the market? And what factors should you consider when choosing one to design a logo for your business? In this post, you’ll find… Go to Source Author: Nicola Bleu

How To Sell PDFs Online: The Complete Guide

Looking for a simple way to monetize your blog or make some extra money online? Selling PDFs could be just the way to do it. PDFs are extremely simple to… Go to Source Author: Adam Connell

50 Top Freelancing Statistics, Facts, And Trends For 2022

Are you looking for the latest freelancing statistics? We’ve got you covered. As the gig economy continues to gather steam, more and more workers are ditching the traditional corporate 9-to-5… Go to Source Author: Nicola Bleu

Free April 2022 Wallpaper & Instagram quote

Our Free April 2022 wallpaper is here! First spring flowers are already popping up so it is the perfect time for a bright wallpaper! This time it is full of watercolors and warm red shades paired with navy blue. Each wallpaper download from April 2022 include: Desktop wallpaper x3 (plain, with the calendar, and with… Read more »

How To Go Viral On Instagram: The Beginner’s Guide

Are you struggling to gain traction on Instagram? Still waiting for your first post to go viral? It’s hard to know exactly what makes a post go viral on this… Go to Source Author: Lyn Wildwood

Pallyy Review 2022: Social Media Publishing Made Easy

Welcome to our Pallyy review. Pallyy claims to be the number one social media scheduling tool for agencies—but does that claim ring true? We wanted to find out, so we… Go to Source Author: Adam Connell

Get Noticed: How to Use Social Media for Business the Right Way

Did you know that over 53% of the world’s population is on social media? For this reason, social media for businesses is one of the most powerful tools in your marketing arsenal. It can help you connect with customers and clients on a more personal level.  Social media can also help you build brand awareness… Read more »

10 Best Platforms To Sell Ebooks In 2022

Wondering where to sell your ebooks? There are plenty of platforms you can use to sell ebooks online. It’s easier than ever. In this article, we’re comparing the best platforms… Go to Source Author: Adam Connell

How To Sell Ebooks Online: The Complete Beginner’s Guide

Looking for a way to share and monetize your knowledge and ideas? Selling ebooks online could be just the way to do it. It’s super easy to make money selling… Go to Source Author: Adam Connell

SEO vs SEM: What Are the Similarities and Differences?

You may have heard of SEO and SEM before, but what do these acronyms actually stand for? What’s the difference between them? In this post, we’ll break it all down for you.  We’ll start by explaining what each acronym means, then discuss the similarities and differences between SEO vs SEM. Let’s get started! How Do… Read more »

Color Love | Bright Green, Yellow, Orange & Pink

Image source: Creative Market Embrace the power of bright colors with this sunny yellow, spicy orange, playful pink & apple green color palette. These energizing colors will bring visual vibration and a ray of sunshine to any blog design. You’ll certainly brighten the vibe of your blog with this stand-out Bright Green & Pink Palette…. Read more »

10 Best Ecommerce Platforms To Sell Digital Products In 2022

Are you looking for a platform that makes it easy to sell digital products? In this post, we’re comparing the best ecommerce platforms for selling digital products such as PDF… Go to Source Author: Rebekah Carter

12 Best Digital Products To Sell Online (+ How To Get Started)

Looking for the best digital products to sell online? You’re in the right place. Digital products typically have much higher profit margins than physical products. And because you don’t have… Go to Source Author: Adam Connell

11 Essential Social Media Skills Every Social Media Manager Needs To Have

What skills does a social media manager need to have? Social media manager is a wide-reaching term, and often refers to people who plan social media strategies, create content, analyze… Go to Source Author: Nicola Bleu

Secrets of the Trade | Where to Find the Best Design Resources

Have you ever heard of a little gem of a website called Creative Market? It’s a marketplace similar to Etsy where designers and illustrators can sell their handmade digital work. Creative Market is one of our favorite resources here at Designer Blogs. It’s one of our first go-to places for gorgeous typefaces and textures, but… Read more »

WordPress.com Favorites: Empish Thomas

Welcome back to our “WordPress.com Favorites” series! In these interviews, we’ll be highlighting bloggers about their passion project. Caution: contents guaranteed to be inspiring. This interview has been lightly edited.     Shortly after Empish Thomas earned her journalism degree in the mid-’90s, she began experiencing severe headaches and sensitivity to light. After a visit to the eye… Read more »

How To Grow Your Email List With An Online Quiz

It’s no secret that bloggers benefit from starting an email list. But the hard part is convincing random users to sign up. Mini guides, templates, and checklists are all popular… Go to Source Author: Jessica Pereira

Customize Your Entire Site With New Block Themes

In case you missed it, we’ve been rolling out a new set of powerful site design tools called Full Site Editing (or “FSE”) and it’s now available for all WordPress.com users! Don’t worry if you’re just hearing about Full Site Editing for the first time. We’ve been releasing these new tools in a way that… Read more »

6 Cute & Playful Fonts That Make My Heart Happy

Call me crazy, but something that always brings a smile to my face is stumbling across a gorgeous typeface. There’s something truly magical about a good font. These days it’s super easy to build a collection of stunning fonts without breaking the bank. Here’s a look at 6 cute & playful fonts that will be… Read more »

The Future of Plugin, Themes, and Services Purchases on WordPress.com

Recently we shared that you can now purchase six popular Automattic plugins right from your WordPress.com dashboard. We’re intentionally testing this out with our own products before opening it up to the broader community. This is the first step in our plan to make taking your site to the next level faster, easier, and more… Read more »

33 Latest WeChat Statistics And Trends For 2022

WeChat is the tech giant you’ve never heard of. It’s the sixth most used social media network and the third most popular messaging app on the planet but, if you… Go to Source Author: Adam Connell

30 Latest SMS Marketing Statistics, Facts, And Trends For 2022

When you hear the term digital marketing, you probably think of email campaigns and business blogs, and social media strategies. These channels are go-to options for marketers and businesses, however,… Go to Source Author: Nicola Bleu

5 Advanced Affiliate Marketing Strategies For Bloggers

So you’re a blogger who’s looking the monitor the content? Well, that’s true just because you’ll need to get access to the monetization process at some point. As we’ll know that Google Adsense is not something you can entirely rely on just because the amount that you get through Adsense is significantly less that you… Read more »

16 Best Pinterest Tools To Consider For 2022: Grow Your Audience Faster

Looking for the best Pinterest tools? We’ve got you covered. Pinterest may not get the same attention as social media platforms like Facebook but it’s still extremely popular. With over… Go to Source Author: Nicola Bleu

Free March 2022 Wallpaper & Instagram quote

Our Free March 2022 wallpaper is here! Spring is almost here! Invite it to your home with colorful flowers on your screen. This month’s wallpaper is all about the colors and various flower shapes. I hope you will love it as much as I do! Each wallpaper download from March 2022 include: Desktop wallpaper x3… Read more »

Celebrating Black History Month

For much of Black history in the US, a lot of stories have gone untold. As we wrap up Black History Month, our team at Automattic — the company behind WordPress.com — wanted to share how we celebrated with our fellow colleagues. Throughout February, our Black/African Descent employee resource group, Cocoamattic, shined a light on… Read more »

10 Ways to Avoid Unnecessary Meetings with Asynchronous P2s

“Are all your meetings so effective that you look forward to them?” Our CEO, Matt Mullenweg, recently asked us to reflect on this question. Live meetings have their place, and there are conversations that are better done in real-time, whether in person or through video chat. But they can be costly in terms of time… Read more »

Help us define the next stage of Professional Email

If you’ve been a WordPress.com user in any capacity, you’re probably aware that we believe in democratizing publishing and e-commerce. We believe in designing products for everyone, emphasizing accessibility, performance, security, and ease of use. We believe great software should focus on you, so you can share your story, product, or services, and achieve your… Read more »

WordPress.com Favorites: The Travel Architect 

Welcome to our brand new series, “WordPress.com Favorites”! In these interviews, we’ll be highlighting bloggers about their passion project. Caution: contents guaranteed to be inspiring.     First up, The Travel Architect. A teacher from the Twin Cities area of Minnesota, The Travel Architect has been documenting her world-wide travels (usually alongside “the husband”) since 2018. It’s… Read more »

Color Love | Yellow & Pinks

Image source: Brilliant I love the brilliant yellow & pinks on these woven barn boards. This bold color palette with its range of pinks and just a hint of yellow creates a striking color combination and can add just enough interest to any design. Vibrant pink shades are trending right now so feel free to… Read more »

15+ Ways To Grow Your Facebook Group 3x Faster

Want to grow your Facebook group faster? Maybe you’ve just started a Facebook group or you want to take an existing group to the next level. In this post, you… Go to Source Author: Alee King

8 Proven Facebook Giveaway Ideas To Generate Maximum Engagement, Traffic, And Sales

Facebook giveaways are a powerful way to increase engagement on your Facebook page, drive traffic to your website and generate sales. But with so many brands doing them, it can… Go to Source Author: Michael Ofei

25 Latest Snapchat Statistics And Trends For 2022

Are you looking for the latest Snapchat statistics and trends? Maybe you’re considering whether or not to include Snapchat in your social media strategy. Or you’re looking for trends so… Go to Source Author: Adam Connell

Everything You Need To Know About Website Design Costs

Recently I stumbled upon an article that claimed that getting a website design is an expensive and lengthy process. As a person who has worked in this business for over ten years now, I think it is a really harmful statement that prevents many people from getting the website they dream of. Many factors influence… Read more »

How To Weave Buyer Personas Into Your Landing Pages

Your buyer personas are the foundation of your marketing strategy. Knowing who your customers are, what they want and where they hang out is critical for delivering the right message… Go to Source Author: Adam Connell

How To Choose A Blog Name (Includes Blog Name Ideas And Examples)

Are you struggling to choose a name for your blog? We’ve all been there – endlessly listing blog name ideas that aren’t quite what we’re looking for. Naming a blog… Go to Source Author: David Hartshorne

26 Latest Podcasting Statistics Marketers Should Know For 2022

Podcasts are an interesting and easy way for people worldwide to consume information, and they can be a great marketing tool too. The use of podcasting as a marketing tool… Go to Source Author: Nicola Bleu

10 Best Cameras for Vlogging & Blogging In 2022

Are you in search of the best cameras for blogging and vlogging? Through this detailed post, I’ll be sharing the list of 10 best cameras that you can purchase in 2022, so if that interests you, then make sure to stick along with the post till the end, and I assure you that by the… Read more »

20+ SaaS Affiliate Programs for Crazy Earnings in 2022

The market is worth nearly 12 billion dollars and is proliferating. When you read this blog, you’re aware that affiliate marketing is among the most sought-after and popular ways to earn money on the internet. It offers a lot of benefits in comparison to traditional businesses: There is no customer support, and there is no… Read more »

Jasper AI Review 2022: Can It Write Better Than Your Writer?

Are you struggling to write value-added content for your blog or a newsletter? Well, if you still do not know how to get rid of this, then here’s something for you. You might know about the AI writing tools that help you curate the content with the help of AI. Very few of the tools… Read more »

9 Best SendOwl Alternatives For 2022: Sell Digital Products With Ease

Are you looking for a SendOwl alternative that makes it easy to sell your digital products? We’ve got you covered. SendOwl is a fantastic tool but it isn’t ideal for… Go to Source Author: Nicola Bleu

33 Latest Pinterest Statistics And Trends For 2022

Pinterest might not be the most popular social media network in the world, but it holds incredible potential for marketers. Users from all over the world flock to the so-called… Go to Source Author: Adam Connell

29 Latest Lead Generation Statistics & Benchmarks For 2022

Lead generation is a key goal for many marketers, but as digital marketing continues to evolve, it’s becoming more and more difficult for businesses to generate high-quality leads and compete… Go to Source Author: Nicola Bleu

WP STAGING Review 2022: Backup, Clone, And Migrate Your WordPress Site Fast

Welcome to our WP STAGING review. WP STAGING is the most affordable all-in-one solution for WordPress backups, cloning, and migrations. It ranked high in our recent roundup of the best… Go to Source Author: Nicola Bleu

Veni, Vidi, Amavi – Free Valentine’s Day Printable Poster

I was checking our seasonal printable library recently and noticed that we didn’t post any love-themed printable for a long time! It inspired me to create this ‘veni, vidi, amavi’ printable poster. Featured Latin quote can be translated to ‘I came, I saw, I loved’ what is a really cool text to have hanging on… Read more »

Try Our New Tools for Creating Beautiful Sites

Last week we opened up limited access to a revolutionary array of new site editing tools that will transform how you create, edit, and update the look and feel of your WordPress.com website by leveraging easy-to-use drag and drop functionality.  Today we’re excited to announce that the wait is over. Over the next few weeks,… Read more »

PromoRepublic Review 2022: Save Time Publishing New Social Media Content

Do you spend more of your time creating social media posts than you do actually planning and promoting your strategy as a whole? Do you need a social media management… Go to Source Author: Lyn Wildwood

34 Latest Influencer Marketing Statistics & Benchmarks For 2022

A few years back, influencer marketing exploded into popularity. As the huge influence of Instagram stars, YouTubers, and Twitch streamers held over consumers became clear, brands rushed to collaborate with… Go to Source Author: Nicola Bleu

Bloganuary: A Resounding Success!

Even though you can build any type of website on WordPress.com, from an eCommerce store to a photography portfolio, blogs still make up the majority of our 60 million plus sites. To improve interaction and connection with these bloggers, we tried something new: Bloganuary, a writing challenge throughout the month of January, where we provided… Read more »

WordPress.com Has a New Home on YouTube

The promise of the internet is nearly as big as the internet itself. With endless knowledge at your fingertips and electrifying inspiration everywhere you look, there’s no reason you shouldn’t be able to build your own website — your own way.  Today, that became easier. We’re thrilled to announce the brand-new WordPress.com YouTube channel. Whether… Read more »

How To Make Your Page Titles SEO-Friendly

The HTML title has long been considered the most important element of a web page. Especially where on-page SEO is concerned. But what is it? And how do you create… Go to Source Author: Ann Smarty

Free February 2022 Wallpaper & Instagram quote

Our Free February 2022 wallpaper is here! Love is in the air again! Decorate your computer (or phone!) screen with red rose petals and instantly change the mood into a more romantic and mysterious one. There were lots of bright wallpapers recently, so it is all about dark and bold colors this month. Each wallpaper… Read more »

Buy Paid Plugins Directly on WordPress.com

For users on our Business and eCommerce Plans, plugins are a critical part of the WordPress.com experience. We’re always looking for ways to simplify the process of discovering and installing powerful WordPress plugins. As a result, we’re now making it possible to purchase certain plugins directly on the WordPress.com plugin page. Not only that, but… Read more »

How to Customize & Edit Your Post Date & Footer in Blogger

So far, we’ve shown you lots of step-by-step guides for Blogger. Usually, those were more technical tutorials, such as how to right-click disable or back up your template. Today, I have something more visual that will change the way your posts are presented. In this tutorial, I will show you how to edit the post date & footer… Read more »

The 7 Best Gleam Alternatives Compared For 2022

Looking for the best Gleam alternatives to help you run giveaways online? We’ve got you covered! In this post, we’ll be revealing 7 sweepstake software solutions and online contest tools… Go to Source Author: Adam Connell

Connect With Your Audience: Integrate Social Media With Your WordPress.com Website

Integrating your social media presence with your WordPress.com website has never been easier. We offer many options and tools that are available on all plans, at no additional cost. Whether you want to auto-share your website posts to a social media platform, display your social media posts on your website, provide links to your various… Read more »

SweepWidget Review 2022: Social Media Contests Made Easy

Social media contests can help you to boost your social following, generate new leads, and drive website traffic, all the while raising awareness of your brand. But in order to… Go to Source Author: Adam Connell

How To Troubleshoot WordPress Issues (Even If You Aren’t A Developer)

WordPress offers almost limitless design possibilities to those with zero coding experience. You don’t need to be an experienced web developer or designer to create something amazing.  But with infinite… Go to Source Author: Adam Connell

Color Love | Gold & Robin’s Egg Blue

image source: the alternative bride This gold & robin’s egg blue color palette evokes grace with a hint of luxury. Robin’s egg blue is a soft and subtle color that exudes an air of freshness. Pairing it with glittery gold will bring the perfect touch of elegance to any blog design. You certainly can’t go… Read more »

Get Early Access to Full Site Editing!

A big change is coming to WordPress to make it easier than ever to create websites called Full-Site Editing. You can be one of the first to try it exclusively on WordPress.com, before it gets merged into core open source WordPress with the upcoming release of WordPress version 5.9.  What is Full Site Editing? If… Read more »

25 Latest Webinar Statistics And Trends For 2022: The Definitive List

It’s been a pretty good couple of years for the webinar industry. As offices and live events were forced to close, people all across the world turned to online events… Go to Source Author: Adam Connell

The Best Gumroad Alternatives Compared For 2022

Looking for an alternative to Gumroad? We’ve got you covered. While Gumroad is a good ecommerce platform for those wanting to sell digital products, it has a number of issues… Go to Source Author: Nicola Bleu

6 Hottest New Fonts for 2022

Here at Designer Blogs we are always keeping our eye out for the hottest new fonts on the market so you don’t have to! Today we wanted to share with you six of the most gorgeous new fonts around. Each of these was launched within the last two months and will make a standout presence… Read more »

How to Run an Online Competition (and Earn Money)

Did you know that online contests and competitions have a 34% conversion rate? This is higher than any other type of content, making it a great idea for your business. Even better, about 33% of contestants are usually open to receiving information about the brand. This means you have a grand chance to expand your… Read more »

Get Started with new webinars

Launching a website or learning how to monetize your online store can be overwhelming. But we are here to help you along the way. We are hosting free webinars to help get you on track and answer any questions you have.  We cover different topics and will soon have new ones. Make sure to bookmark… Read more »

How To Get Guaranteed Traffic By Reverse Engineering Successful Content

Thousands of bloggers across the world are guilty of making the same deadly mistake. … a mistake that derails the growth of most blogs before they’ve had chance to reach… Go to Source Author: Adam Connell

How To Get More Views On Instagram Stories (The Right Way)

Have you noticed a drop in your Instagram Stories views recently? Looking to get more views on your Instagram Stories so that you can reach more people? With over 70%… Go to Source Author: Megha Seth

Side Hustle Ideas: 50 Legit Ways To Earn Extra Money In 2022

Picking up a side hustle is a great way to supplement your 9-to-5 and earn a little extra cash on the side. However, if you’ve ever Googled ‘side hustle ideas’… Go to Source Author: Nicola Bleu

10 Ways to Make Your WordPress Load Faster

Slow and steady definitely does not win the race when it comes to blogs and websites. A slow site can be frustrating for readers and can kill you in search engine rankings. However, making your WordPress load faster isn’t always that straightforward. To help you out, today we are going to take a look at… Read more »

Free January 2022 Wallpaper & Instagram quote

Our Free January 2022 wallpaper is here! Let’s start 2022 with bright colors that will help you clean your mind and focus on new year resolutions. I usually prefer darker wallpapers, but I want this one to be your reminder that the new year is like a blank canvas that you can fill with all… Read more »

Setting Up a WordPress Site: 3 Mistakes You Cannot Afford to Make

Did you know that almost 40% of all websites are on the internet because of WordPress hosting? There’s no getting around the fact that WordPress makes the process a whole lot easier. However, things can get complicated the more you start to work on it. Are you wondering what you need to know to make… Read more »

What Are the Most Effective Types of Marketing Strategies for 2022?

According to some research, you only have 50 milliseconds to make a good impression. That’s why marketing is so important, especially when it comes to different types of marketing and what’s effective. Are you wondering how to have the most effective marketing strategy? Keep reading to discover what you should try! Content Marketing Content marketing is… Read more »

WP Courses Helps Launch Creators Into The New Year!

As we approach the new year, we like to encourage our team, our friends, and our customers to look back and celebrate all we were able to accomplish. While this year has had its challenges, we kept creating, connecting, and growing. We launched WP Courses almost exactly a year ago with our “Blogging for Beginners”… Read more »

Color Love | Pretty Pastels

image source: Bake at 350 Oh my goodness, don’t these cookies look delicious? This pretty pastels color palette uses soft and muted colors, including blue, green, and pink. When used in web design, it can create some of the most elegant designs. It is a combination you must check as graphics that use washed-out, desaturated… Read more »

New Year, New Success with Bloganuary

In a few short days, you’ll surely be asked: What are your New Year’s resolutions for 2022? If starting a blogging habit is one of them, we’re here to help!  At WordPress.com, we’re trying something new for 2022. Instead of individual New Year’s resolutions, we’ll be focusing on a shared goal we can accomplish together…. Read more »

32 Latest Email Marketing Statistics And Trends For 2022

Email marketing is often overshadowed by newer and more trendy marketing methods like social media or influencer marketing. However, any real marketer knows that email marketing has real potential, and… Go to Source Author: Nicola Bleu

Sellfy Review: The Easy Way To Sell Online In 2022

Welcome to our Sellfy review. Have you been looking for an ecommerce platform that can help you sell products online? The good news is that there are a lot of… Go to Source Author: Nicola Bleu

33 Latest Ecommerce Statistics, Facts, And Trends For 2022

With more people shopping online than ever before, ecommerce is one of the fastest-growing industries in the world. Whether you’re looking to start a new retail venture or bring your… Go to Source Author: Adam Connell

Live from New York … It’s State of the Word!

Yesterday saw the return to a live State of the Word annual address, broadcast to the world from our new NoHo event space in New York City! Suited up and re-energized by a recent trip to Antarctica, Matt delivered his thoughts on the state of WordPress in 2021 and made some big announcements for 2022… Read more »

How to Update WordPress and Keep it Safe

Several times a year we receive frantic emails from clients whose sites have crashed or have been hacked because they failed to keep their site updated. Such situations can be easly avoided just by keeping everything up to date. In this post, I will show you how to update WordPress and keep it safe &… Read more »

How to Watch State of the Word 2021

Join us tomorrow for State of the Word! This year taking place live from New York City, WordPress co-founder and Automattic CEO Matt Mullenweg will take a look back on the past year and share his thoughts on the latest industry trends and exciting WordPress news, including the highly anticipated January release of WordPress 5.9. … Read more »

The 15 Best Electronic Signature Apps For 2022 (Free + Paid)

Looking for the best electronic signature apps to help you sign documents online? There are plenty of tools out there that will do the trick – but they’re not all… Go to Source Author: Nicola Bleu

10 Best Ecommerce Platforms To Sell Digital Products In 2022 (Comparison)

Are you looking for a platform that makes it easy to sell digital products? In this post, we’re comparing the best ecommerce platforms for selling digital products such as PDF… Go to Source Author: Rebekah Carter

Drive More Traffic To Your Site With a “Link In Bio” Social Links Page

From your social media channels to your storefront, your YouTube channel to your website and everything in between, you have a lot of links you want your audience or your customers to be able to access easily. Social media can be a powerful driver of traffic to your blog or website. This works best when… Read more »

May Your Days Be Merry – Free Watercolor Christmas Postcard Printable

Since it’s time to get greeting cards sent out, I thought I’d start December off with a free watercolor Christmas postcard to help you out. It features stunning blue and red watercolor plants that are subtle but still very festive. If you are not sending cards this year, you can still use it as a… Read more »

11 Best Ecommerce Platforms To Start An Online Store In 2022

Looking for a list of the best ecommerce platforms on the market? You’re in the right place. Ecommerce platforms provide all the tools you need to create, manage, and sell… Go to Source Author: Adam Connell

5 Great Ways To Diversify Your Social Media Updates To Generate More Traffic And Engagement

Social media platforms provide for some huge opportunities to build traffic, find your customers and build brand awareness. But you can only realize those opportunities if you take your social… Go to Source Author: Ann Smarty

The Latest Black Friday Statistics And Cyber Monday Statistics You Should Know

Want to be in the know about the latest Black Friday statistics? You’ve come to the right place. Thanksgiving is a time for US families to spend time together and… Go to Source Author: Adam Connell

9 Best GoDaddy Alternatives To Host Your Website In 2021

Do you currently host a website with GoDaddy but are on the hunt for an alternative to move your site to? Are you looking into starting a blog or website… Go to Source Author: Lyn Wildwood

34 Latest WhatsApp Statistics, Facts, And Trends For 2021

As the most popular messenger app in the world, you’d be hard-pressed to find someone who hasn’t already heard of WhatsApp. In fact, the chances are, you probably have it… Go to Source Author: Nicola Bleu

Iconosquare Review 2021: Much More Than A Social Media Analytics Tool

Welcome to our Iconosquare review. Are you working hard publishing post after post on social media wondering when those engagements are supposed to start coming in? What you need is… Go to Source Author: Lyn Wildwood

Free December 2021 Wallpaper & Instagram quote

Our Free December 2021 wallpaper is here! Can you believe that it is December already? This year went by quickly, and I could not end it with anything different from Holiday wallpaper. As said last year, it is the most beautiful time of the year, so it deserves some warm and festive decorations. Our December… Read more »

17 High-Impact Tasks To Prepare Your Blog For The New Year

Do you want to get your blog into great shape for the new year? But not sure how? No problem. I’ve got you covered. In this article, you will discover… Go to Source Author: Adam Connell

17 Best Instagram Marketing Tools For 2021: Tried & Tested

Are you looking for Instagram tools that can help you grow your following and boost your presence on social media? We’ve got you covered. With over 1 billion active monthly… Go to Source Author: Nicola Bleu

Color Love | Sapphire, Pink & Brown

image source: pocko This sapphire & pink color palette with a pinch of brown is an unexpected, yet surprisingly perfect color scheme. The strong dark brown balances out the girlie hues of pink. Adding a rich sapphire will bring a sophisticated calmness to any blog design. You certainly can’t go wrong with this gorgeous palette…. Read more »

16 Creative Ideas For Instagram Giveaways And Contests (Including Examples)

Do Instagram giveaways really work? It depends. But when it hits, it hits hard.  Like hundreds (or even thousands) of entries and a cult following, hard.  So what separates the… Go to Source Author: Michael Ofei

Shining a Spotlight on Podcasts

As we near the end of 2021, it is interesting to note that there are currently over two million podcasts and over 48 million podcast episodes. Those numbers are incredible on their own, but when you realize that just 4 years ago, there were “only” a little more than half a million podcasts, the growth… Read more »

New: Free Blogging Course

It’s hard to believe that it’s been a full year since we launched WPCourses.com! In that short time, we’ve been incredibly inspired by the group of ambitious learners we have been able to work with. In fact, we’ve been so moved by the enthusiasm of the community we’ve built so far that we want to ensure… Read more »

VideoPress Remake

Introducing the new VideoPress. Still the finest video service for WordPress—now even better. Video is one of the most powerful tools on the web. It can spark ideas, emotions, conversations, sales, and much more. VideoPress already offers people the ability to upload and serve hours of high-quality video flawlessly around the globe, ad-free. But VideoPress… Read more »

Top Black Friday Cyber Monday WordPress Theme Deals – Don’t Miss It

Are you happy with your current WordPress theme? I can understand, selecting the perfect WordPress theme for your blog is a tough task? But the satisfaction we get when we finally come across a perfect theme but the price is too high to buy. Well, you are not alone my friend, it happens to all… Read more »

How To Get More Instagram Followers In 2021: The Definitive Guide

Want to know how to get more Instagram followers? You’re not the only one! With over 1.4 billion people using the app, growing your following can be a challenge, and… Go to Source Author: Adam Connell

27 Latest Facebook Messenger Statistics, Facts, And Trends

Facebook Messenger is one of the most popular messaging platforms worldwide, but it’s much more than just an app for staying in touch with friends and family. For marketers, it… Go to Source Author: Nicola Bleu

How to Make Money Blogging

Blogging is not a “get rich quick” kind of thing. Yes, there are bloggers out there who make a killing through their blog, but do you think it happened for them overnight? No! In order to become a successful blogger, it takes patience, practice, hard work, dedication, and a lot of trial and error. However,… Read more »

In All Things Give Thanks – Free Stylish Thanksgiving Printable

Thanksgiving is far and above my favorite holiday.  I love that it allows us to just sit down and be satisfied with what we have and to cherish the people in our lives.  In the spirit of giving, I whipped up this free stylish Thanksgiving printable poster for you.  I think it should be our… Read more »

3 Proven Strategies to Boost Your Organic Search Rankings

About 75% of search engine users never look beyond the first page of results. If your Google rankings are low, you could struggle to reach customers. You need to develop a plan to improve your organic search rankings. Boosting your rankings can help you generate brand awareness, website traffic, and leads. Not sure where to… Read more »

How to Start a Family Travel Blog in 5 Easy Steps

Another successful travel adventure with the family. Now, if only you could share those amazing experiences with the world.  Well, why can’t you?  With a family travel blog, you can document your trips, help others plan theirs, and even make some money. What are you waiting for? This guide will tell you everything you need to… Read more »

How to Make Money Writing a Blog – Our Story from $0 to 10k per Month!

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BLOGGING TIPS from a Full Time Blogger | What you need to know before you start a blog

I’ve been blogging for over nine years! Now it’s my full-time job, but I started it as a creative outlet while I was a freshman in college. It’s one of the most rewarding …

She Makes $100,000 Per Month Blogging at 28 Years Old

Can you really make $100000 PER MONTH while traveling the country and living in an RV? Yep! You sure can. Meet Michelle from Making Sense of Cents – A …

8 Steps to Making Your Blog Successful – Passive Income Online Blogging

If you want to make a passive income online blogging, then are 8 techniques that you must master. Are you tired of working on something you don’t love? Well …

Our First Student to Achieve Six Figures Blogging!!! Natalie Bacon’s Awesome Story…

The Course Natalie Took to Reach Six-Figures Blogging: https://createandgo.com/p/six-figure-blogger Her Blog: https://nataliebacon.com/ OTHER BLOGGING …

90 Day Blogging Challenge Success Story! Inside Info On How To Crush Your Niche Marketing Challenge!

Learn how to overcome challenges to CRUSH your 90-Day marketing challenge in this interview! She reveals the true secrets to success! Check out Samantha’s …

Blogging ISN’T Passive Income??? (1 year sabbatical success story)

I always chuckle when I see people claim that blogging can’t be a form of passive income. I interview a good friend of mine that has been blogging for about the …

The 4 Phases of Blogging Success! From Poop to Profits

Pro Blogger Course: https://createandgo.com/pro-blogger-bundle The course above is a discounted bundle of our best-selling blogging courses: 1. Build and …

274: How Stefano Changed Blogging Platforms and Started Blogging with a Plan

The post 274: How Stefano Changed Blogging Platforms and Started Blogging with a Plan appeared first on ProBlogger. How a Blogger Found the Right Plan and Business Idea Today our series of stories from new bloggers continues with Stefano Caioni, a web developer and photographer.   Stefano’s blog offers guidance on various aspects of photography… Read more »

How to Create a Scalable Guest Posting Strategy

The impact of guest posting on businesses and the relevance of it in today’s world has been one that’s attracted much debate. But it’s widely agreed upon that guest posting (if done “ethically”) still works. Even though Matt Cutts has claimed that “guest posting is done”, he was only referring to the spammy practice of… Read more »

How to Write a Blog Post in 2019: The Ultimate Guide

Here’s the thing: There are many tutorials that can teach you how to write a blog post. They can educate you on the mechanics of blogging, what to do, and what not to do. Read them and you can learn how to craft a perfectly serviceable blog post. Heck, you might even write something that… Read more »

How to Write a Blog Post in 9 Steps (That People Actually Want to Read)

Writing a blog post sounds easy enough, right? Open any text editor, start typing, and there you have it. Except…as a writer myself, I know how that story can end. Deciding on a topic, organizing your thoughts, facing that dreaded… Read more ›   The post How to Write a Blog Post in 9 Steps… Read more »

17 Business Blog Topics Your Audience Wants You To Write

Is your business currently blogging? What kinds of topics are you writing about? How much success have you had? I’m willing to wager that if you’re reading this article, you fall into one of two camps: Either you’ve been blogging for awhile and just aren’t seeing the needle move or You’re just getting started with… Read more »

249: Deadlines – Are they Good or Bad for Your Blogging?

Do Schedules and Deadlines Help or Hurt Your Blogging? Have you ever missed a deadline? Do you have a content schedule or editorial calendar for your blog? Yes, today’s episode is all about schedules and deadlines. Whether you follow a daily, weekly or monthly schedule, does it allow you to produce the best content? What… Read more »

10 Blogging ‘Firsts’ to Celebrate (From Launch Onwards)

Do you ever look at other bloggers and feel you’ll never catch up to where they are? Perhaps they have hundreds – or thousands, or even hundreds of thousands – of subscribers to their email newsletter. Maybe they’re making a full-time living blogging, or even employing a whole team of staff. If you’re still in the… Read more »

15 of the Best Simple WordPress Themes

When it comes to determining what you want your WordPress website to look like, you’ll first need to consider the theme that you plan on installing — that’s because WordPress themes are how you actually design and customize the look of your entire website. No matter what industry you’re in or which style you’re envisioning for… Read more »

How a Few Pages Can Make or Break Your Website

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Blogging Course – From 0 to 1 Million Monthly Visitors, a Blogging Course for Beginners and Pros

In this mini blogging course, I will reveal how I built my little blog from zero to 1 million monthly visitors in less than 18 months after my first blog post. Here is the …

BLOGGING TIPS from a Full Time Blogger | What you need to know before you start a blog

I’ve been blogging for over nine years! Now it’s my full-time job, but I started it as a creative outlet while I was a freshman in college. It’s one of the most rewarding …

Should Your Blog Have a Static Homepage (Whatever That Means)?

Open up a brand-new invoice in your browser and go to the homepage of your blog. What do you realise? There’s a good chance you see your recently completed affixes. This is, after all, what most WordPress topics default do. And if you’ve been blogging for a long time, it might be how you expect… Read more »