4 steps to keep your website safe in 2018

4 steps to keep your website safe

I know security isn’t the most exciting subject, but think of what would happen if your website was hacked. Would you know what to do? Do you have a backup or would everything be lost? I don’t want you to waste time worrying about it, so take these steps to keep your website safe. 1.…

How your website can help you go from side-hustle to full-time faster

How your website can help you go from side-hustle to full-time faster

The stats from Google Analytics show your marketing efforts are paying off, the amount of people visiting your site is steadily growing. But you’re struggling to turn those visitors into subscribers, let alone clients. If that sounds like you, you might’ve missed the essential first step to building an effective website. The first step to…

How to optimize images to speed up your website

How to optimize images to speed up your website

Your website needs to look professional if you want clients to sign up to work with you through it. You’re expected to have big, beautiful photos for your blog posts. High quality photos can be huuuuge in file size, making your site load slow. And a slow site means visitors never come back. In fact,…

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…

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…