How can I do SEO for my blog?

Let me preface this with some of my stats. My house plant website receives 30,000 page views per month, most of them (a good 95%) from SEO. Which means that I didn’t have to do ANYTHING to get that traffic EXCEPT write. Isn’t that the dream for writers? No social media, no networking, no syndication, … Read more

Can I put ads on my WordPress blog?

I see this question a lot on Reddit, and I believe the confusion arrives from people signing up for rather than I started on a site, and if you even want to monetise your blog, I would recommend starting out with You can migrate your site, but I found it really … Read more

How do I get a google snippet?

I personally don’t think that it’s necessary to shoot for every Google snippet – certainly don’t compromise the quality of your post in order to get it. Google snippets are certainly desirable, but rather than designing my post to hit the snippet, I try to stick to a few formatting rules that make it more … Read more

Where can I learn about blogging?

Blogging initially started as an online journal. Not many people had them, and only a niche crowd read them. Then in the late noughties, it became a way of sharing lifestyle tips. We were all sick of glossy magazines promoting the products they were paid to, and relying on adverts and a few vague specifications … Read more