In the spring of 2014, I started my first solo blog, and I named it Surprising and Powerful Lives. My first post was about people's different appetites and how activity could affect your appetite throughout the day. It was awful. I diligently continued to write more posts and a few kind hearted people read them … Continue reading How To Improve Your Writing Skills And Grammar
In simple terms, with examples, what makes a good post and blog. What cheap tricks should you avoid at all costs, including on wp.com? Excellent guide for beginner or struggling bloggers,
Find out the easiest and most important tips for setting up a successful blog or website. Theme, colour, and layout options are explained. By Amanda Ricks via surprisinglives.net
Did you know that there is an astonishingly grotesque amount of top YET CONFLICTING SEO and Website Mangement information? There are no actual, hands-on help, just planet destroying quantities of information. Read this humorous blogging story.
Tags and categories can be easily confused and used incorrectly. If not used properly it can result in being dropped from the WordPress reader and even search engine results. Here is an infographic created by Amanda Ricks which outlines the basics of tag use in a clear and concise manner .
Categories and tags are the structure of your site and blog. While categories are the basic structure, tags then are the reference library. This article a more detailed guideline and explanation of the use of categories and tags including wordpress.com and it's "reader" application. Tags and Categories. I first published an infographic that laid out very … Continue reading Categories and Tags: How To Do It Right
An original Infographic explaining and laying out the top tips to creating a post targeted to receive top views, likes and shares. Created and written by Amanda Ricks
An easy to understand and implement list of top tips to ensure successful setup and running of a blog By Amanda Ricks
A summary of the top easiest tips to remember to do when setting up your blog. These points will greatly increase your readership. By Amanda Ricks
An update to some of the newer guidelines for bloggers as per Google guidelines. The focus is on trustworthiness and transparency. Also a quote from Kevin Spacey about content is included. By Amanda Ricks
The internet Gods decided that I needed a hit over the head reminder that "if it seems too good to be true then it probably is." On Friday, Feb. 5th I was full of pride and overconfidence at the successful move of Surprising Lives from wordpress.com to a self-hosted site at Site Ground. Everything was in … Continue reading Does Self-Hosting Always Create Panic Attacks?