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When I hit publish on my very first post over a year ago, I had no idea what I was doing. I didn’t know that a blogging resources list was a must-have. I didn’t realize how much there was to blogging especially if you’d like to monetize at some point. There’s content to keep track...

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In the last few months, I’ve seen the number of tasks I have skyrocket. My full-time job is busier, I’m spending more time on the blog and I have less time for everything else. I was getting desperate for a way to keep everything straight and then I found Todoist. Alex swears I’m the only person who...

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In my post about setting up a new blog, I briefly discussed choosing hosting for your site. If you’ve decided to go with a self-hosted blog, then the next step in your blogging journey is to pick a web hosting service. I’m currently using SiteGround. A quick search of Google will return a lot of...

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Are you ready? It’s time for Essential WordPress Plugins Part 2! In my first post on plugins  I covered the workhorses of the plugin world: SEO Backups/Maintenance Security Those guys may not be the coolest or flashiest plugins, but they are the ones you cannot do without. SEO, backups, and security are VITAL to the...

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I’m probably dating myself here but I took an undergrad class in web design. The only tools we had were Notepad and an FTP client. Did you get that? Note. Effin. Pad. There was no fancy WordPress dashboard for a new blog or plugins to make life easier. Needless to say, things have changed a...

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If you’re a new blogger using WordPress you’ve probably realized there is A LOT OF STUFF INVOLVED, the least of which is knowing which plugins are the best and most useful. Yeah, I know. There are a ton of blog posts out there that led you to believe it was simple to come up with...

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