How to add a custom Pin It button in WordPress

How to add a custom Pin It button in WordPress

Promoting your website can be a lot of work, but you can make it easier on yourself by letting your visitors help you promote your website! Make it easy for your visitors to pin your images: here’s how to add a custom pin it button in WordPress. The jQuery Pin It Button for Images plugin allows you…

Beginner's Guide to Google Analytics

Beginner’s Guide to Google Analytics

I was recently helping a client speed up her site, when I found she was using both Google Analytics and another statistics plugin. Using both means additional scripts have to be loaded on the page, which slows down a site. I recommend only using Google Analytics. When I asked her if she was actually using both,…

7 plugins every service-based sidehustler needs

7 plugins every service-based sidehustler needs

Using WordPress for your service-based business site? You’re going to need to use some plugins. With more than 53,000 plugins in the WordPress plugin directory (not to mention the many premium plugins out there), things can get confusing fast. Which plugins are the best for SEO, contact forms, security and performance? These are the plugins I…

DIY, pre-made themes or custom design: When is the right time to invest?

DIY, pre-made themes or custom design: When is the right time to invest?

One of the most difficult decisions to make when it comes to web design is if you want to do it yourself, purchase a pre-made theme, or invest in a custom design. Today I’m sharing when it’s the right time for each option. When to go for DIY + pre-made themes When you’re just starting…

How to create a custom button for your site

How to create a custom button for your site

I’ve got some CSS love for your site today. Buttons are a great way to make a call-to-action stand out, but instead of using images, use some HTML & CSS so you can easily re-use your buttons, even if you change the text. Insert a link on your page, and add a class to the…

How to get paid safely when selling online

How to get paid safely when selling online

Do you (want to) sell digital or physical stuff online? With the amount of payment processing companies and terms like SSL, it can get confusing fast. Let me explain and give you an overview of some of the payment processors and how you can use them to get paid online, so you can compare and decide which one…