web hosting

Web Hosting for a New Blog

When we started blogging this step of getting a functional blog on the Internet took us 6 months! Just thinking about having this virtual website on the Internet used to boggle our mind.   Thankfully for you, things have gotten a lot better. Modern day web-hosting providers handle the majority of the grunt work themselves and getting a bare-bone website live on the Internet has become as easy as clicking your mouse. There’s a whole bunch of options out there when looking for a web host but we personally prefer BlueHost. Their unique “one-click install” feature makes it extremely easy[…]

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blog brand

Your Blog Brand and Domain Name

Your business/blog name is EVERYTHING. Your blog name is your brand and it is what will define your blog for the life of your online business. So take some time to brainstorm a good blog name instead of jumping in with two feet. It gets much, much harder to change your blog name in the future and you don’t want to be stuck with a heat of the moment domain name like whatiwanttowriteabout.com in 5 years when your blog is about photography. TIP! A good tool I like using when brainstorming new blog names is Shopify’s Business Name Generator. Sure[…]

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blog topic

Picking A Topic Or Niche For Your Blog

We’re sure you have heard the saying “Jack of all trades, master of none”.  In business, if you try to do a lot of different things at once, you will become “average” at a lot of things but will never become the expert at any of them. Unfortunately for all of you who have diverse tastes , in business customers look for companies that 1. provide exceptional value and 2. are the best in comparison to the competition. You can never be the best at something or be considered an expert in a field if you dabble in a lot[…]

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blog website

Tips for Organizing Your Blog Website

Some of the success of your blog can be attributed to how your blog website is organized. Not only do you have to spend time writing your posts, but you should also think about and plan how everything is going to look on your website. One of the first things to think about is what your website will be called. You want to be able to pull or drag people in, just by the website’s title alone. Readers want to have their curiosity satisfied. If you ask a question or make them wonder in the title of your website, readers[…]

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