New WordPress Focuses on Accessibility

New WordPress Focuses on Accessibility

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_message message_box_style=”outline” style=”round”]This is about recent WordPress updates, with Version 5.6.1 focusing on accessibility.[/vc_message][vc_column_text]You can imagine my surprise when I sat down to work on a blog post, went to my WordPress dashboard and there were updates. Well, that it needed updates was not the part that surprised me (it always needs updating!), it was…

The Truth About How Ads, Sponsored Posts & Reviews Work

The Truth About How Ads, Sponsored Posts & Reviews Work

[vc_row][vc_column css=”.vc_custom_1526683407721{border-radius: 4px !important;}”][vc_column_text]The intention of this post is to equip the reader with a better understanding of what ads and sponsored content are all about, and how they compare with affiliate links in terms of making money from your blog. This post is written with disability in mind: it’s by a deaf blogger and…

How to Make Money From Your Blog (When You Have a Disability) Using Affiliate Links

How to Make Money From Your Blog (When You Have a Disability) Using Affiliate Links

[vc_row][vc_column css=”.vc_custom_1526683407721{border-radius: 4px !important;}”][vc_column_text]This is a post about how to make money off of your blog through affiliate links. There are affiliate links in this post. The intention of this post is to equip the reader with a better understanding of what affiliate links are all about, and how to use them to your advantage…

Blogging Isn’t Dead: 6 Reasons to Start a Blog
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Blogging Isn’t Dead: 6 Reasons to Start a Blog

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_message message_box_style=”outline” style=”round”]Why start a blog in 2021?! A lot of people think that blogging is a ship that has sailed. This post gets into reasons why it actually makes complete sense to start a blog right here and now.[/vc_message][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Start a Blog?! We all see the ads to “start a blog!“and the claims to “make…

MailChimp vs ConvertKit: Which is the Best Email Service for a Blogger/Small Business?

MailChimp vs ConvertKit: Which is the Best Email Service for a Blogger/Small Business?

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_message message_box_style=”outline” style=”round”]This post is about MailChimp vs ConvertKit – it compares and contrasts the two email services and fleshes out some of the differences between them. There are affiliate links in the post.[/vc_message][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]An email subscription service is really important for your website. Not just your blog, but for any site: your online art gallery, poetry…

The Difference Between WordPress.org and WordPress.com

The Difference Between WordPress.org and WordPress.com

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]WordPress is a framework. Think of WordPress as a foundation, like the foundation upon which your house sits. WordPress is not your house itself. Your website is like your house, and your website host is like the land that your house is built on. So: Website = house WordPress = house foundation Website host =…

WordPress Dashboard Tutorial for Beginners (with Captions)

WordPress Dashboard Tutorial for Beginners (with Captions)

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]This is a¬†wordpress dashboard tutorial. This wordpress dashboard tutorial is meant to be followed along by you – it is a captioned screencast covering the basics of your wordpress dashboard, which means that I have a recording below in which I walk you through understanding your WordPress dashboard. Questions like, “what’s on my dashboard?” “where…