Ten Tips to Blogging Like a Pro

There's a massive difference between blogging like a beginner and blogging like a pro. Pros receive traffic, beginners don't. Being a beginner isn't bad of course; everybody has to start somewhere. Taking the step and becoming a better blogger, however, is a key part to seeing success. Granted, I am not the greatest example. I …

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4 Reasons Your Blog Isn’t Being Read

Let's face it. Views are the name of the game when it comes to blogging. Nothing is cooler than being able to say, "I got 18,000 views on my last post." Of course, getting to that level of writing takes a long, long time and a lot of perseverance. But even if you have a …

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3 Mistakes I Made When I First Started Blogging

When I first started blogging in 2017, I didn't have a clue what I was doing. At first, I blogged on my dad's website, writing about random things ranging from Fantasy Football scores to a weird dream. I believed my only readers to be my grandparents, and that was true. After about eight months of …

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WordPress Free Plan Tutorial 3: Manual Off-Page SEO

Last week we discussed the non-manual forms of SEO, pieces of search engine optimization that cannot be manually added, but must be worked for. However, there is more to off-page SEO then what we previously discussed. There are other things that must be done outside of our websites, boosting our rankings and increasing our traffic. …

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Throwback Saturday: WordPress Content

Content. Isn't that a word that we hear so often? In a world of decreasing creativity, content is king. The best bloggers find ways to constantly create new content, publishing dozens of unique posts a year. In fact, the #1 defining feature between low-level bloggers and high-level bloggers is content. The most common blog-related questions …

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WordPress Free Plan Tutorial 2: Off-Page SEO

Last week saw the publication of one of Africa Boy's longest posts, a near 2,000 word article on the subject of on-page SEO. The post covered nearly every piece of on-page SEO, including internal linking, title tags, and image optimization. If you haven't read this post, be sure to read it by clicking here. On-page …

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WordPress Free Plan Tutorial 1: On-Page SEO

On page SEO is one of the most tricky (yet rewarding) SEO fundamentals. Without a base in On-Page work, your site won't get very far. So, before you go off ready to conquer unknown places and acquire "backlink juice", slow down and pour yourself a cup of coffee, because this is going to be fun. …

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The Problem With WordPress SEO (and how to fix it)

Let's face it. In today's world, Search Engine Optimizers are a dime a dozen. It only takes a Google search and a few clicks to find an Optimizer that will help you or, at the very least, give you tips on helping increase your website's traffic. So why write on this at all? Word The …

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4 WordPress SEO Practices to Begin For 2020

2020 has arrived. And with it, a new wave of SEO updates has emerged. Last year, we saw a massive update to the industry, penalizing specific sites and sometimes giving others near-overnight fame. When Google releases an update, people watch out. Usually, they release one every so often, so who knows what the future holds …

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The Three Best Blogging Tools You Should Be Using Right Now

Blogging is more than just SEO and post format. At the end of the day, there's only so much you can do to change your site for the better. However, don't make the mistake I did in thinking that once I had checked all the SEO boxes, I was fine. This is wrong. Unfortunately, there …

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Five Crucial Mistakes Most Bloggers Make (and how to avoid them!)

We bloggers have become lazy. Even in our ever-growing pursuit for followers and views, we have decided that some pieces of blogging are beneath us. And so, in our passivity, we have neglected key parts of our blogs and the posts therein. This has resulted in a lack of blog quality and a lowering of …

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4 Habits Every Christian Blogger Should Develop Before 2020

The role of Christian Blogger is changing every day. As the culture and world changes, so do we. We adapt, changing our writing and article subjects to include newer events. So, because of this, many Christian bloggers are falling into a type of "identity crisis". We forget what it means to be a Christian blogger …

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The Beginner’s Guide to WordPress SEO

Search Engine Optimization. The forbidden words. Many treat these words as frightening as if they are swear words or something similar. Thankfully, as long as you stay within the rules, SEO will make your blog stronger and increase your traffic. Sadly, if you are using the Free version of WordPress, there are only a few …

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