Category Archives: Resources
One of the most common questions we get asked, is “How do I use your WordPress Themes with the WordPress Theme I already have installed?” There is actually a very easy method of doing this and it is crucial to successfully using WordPress themes to market your business online. To install multiple themes, you need multiple installations of WordPress. Our recommendation is to install WordPress and the theme of your choice on sub-directories. For example, let’s say that you already have a blog, yourblog.com, and you want to have a … Continue reading
Have you ever had to deal with a poorly managed hosting provider? The kind that has your servers crashing, or maybe even causing you to lose data? Losing data (your blog posts and design) is a nightmare that many bloggers have. Commonly, servers will crash in mid-step when making changes to your blog. This will undoubtedly cause you, or your webmaster, to have a throbbing headache. Knowing that server crashes and data corruption is a problem, you’ll want to do something about it. We’ve worked with almost every major hosting provider … Continue reading
At UBD, we work with a wide range of bloggers. Everyone from top 100 bloggers like John Chow and Jeremy Schoemaker to bloggers who haven’t even written their first blog post yet. Whenever we come across a valuable resource for new bloggers, we like to pass it on. Our good friend and blogging mentor, Yaro Starak, has released the free Roadmap Report – which is a guide to becoming a successful blogger. I know that when I started blogging, almost two years ago, I could have benefited HUGELY from reading … Continue reading
Monetizing a blog can be a mysterious and confusing task. Luckily, SocialSpark has come along and launched Affiliate Opportunities. Their new program will help you filter through a TON of awesome affiliate deals, and turn your posting into cash. The Low-Down Once you’ve signed up for SocialSpark, head over to their Affiliate Opportunities page. Here are a few details about the affiliate program: It’s the first affiliate marketplace designed exclusively for bloggers. Required in-post disclosure on all affiliate links and 100% transparency. Bloggers get paid for generating sales and signups. … Continue reading
We have put together what we think are the best resources for new and seasoned bloggers looking to take their blogs to the next level. We have put together a list of resources for: Recommended Blogs Stat Tracking Tools Advertising Programs Photo Sharing Social Media Marketing Email Marketing If you believe we should add a resource to our list, please let us know in the comments.
Choosing plugins that truly benefit your blog design can be difficult if you’re a WordPress novice. With over 1,400 plugins available at wordpress.org, you’ll find yourself looking for a few needles in a very thick haystack. Luckily, there are plenty of WordPress veterans that have been around long enough to sift through the masses and highlight the choice plugins for you. The following is a list of the WordPress plugins which we have personally used and recommend to all of our clients. We will start with a small, manageable list … Continue reading