Step 1 - Theme Options

To begin customizing your site go to Appearance -> Customizer and select Theme Options. Here's you'll find custom options to help build your site.

Step 2 - Setup Slider

To add a slider go to Theme Options -> Homepage and choose page slider. The slider will use the page title, excerpt and featured image for the slides.

Step 3 - Create Homepage

To add featured content go to Theme Options -> Homepage (Featured) and turn the switch on then add the content you want for each section.

Are You Satisfying Your Readers?

Before I start, I would like to know. Are you satisfying your website readers? Do you know what they want? These are questions you should be asking yourself as a webmaster.

I often browser the internet for something that I want to find information online and often turn up unsuccessful. I find myself saying, “This is not what I wanted” or “What the hell is this???” because of the type of information I find on that webpage.

This now lead me to think, Are you satisfying your readers needs? I will be providing some tips on how to satisfying your readers needs and have them coming back to your site. (more…)

My Favorite 18 WordPress Plugins

Plugins can extend WordPress to do almost anything you can imagine. Plugins Directory has some 8,830 plugins and 81,433,552 downloads, and counting. That’s really great.

I have some WordPress plugins that I use on this blog to make it user friendly, SEO friendly, and much more. I am going to share with you my 18 favorite WordPress Plugins. This may seem like a large list but all I have to say is, the more the merrier. 🙂 (more…)

Link Exchange: Is This A Good Idea?

You know you’ve achieved a certain level of success with your website, or at least caught someone’s interest, when you open up your email to find a link trading offer from someone on another site. But is link exchange even a good idea, or is it just a waste of time?

Link Exchange
The idea of link exchange is simple enough. You have a website and someone else with a website contacts you and asks about exchanging links. What does that mean? (more…)

Making Money Online: Affiliate Marketing vs. Pay Per Clicks

Affiliate marketing and PPC (Pay Per Click) are the most commonly used methods of earning commission for webmasters, but which is the better market to play in? PPC is probably one of the most widely used within blogs and news magazine sites, however, where does affiliate marketing come in?

Affiliate Marketing
Usually when you hear of affiliate marketing, you hear that you only get paid for every successful referral made. Well…, the truth is, it’s true. (more…)

Tips For Starting A Blog

You might have seen some blogs as you surf the internet and owners might brag about how cool their blogs are. You might be thinking to yourself that you would like to make a blog yourself. No problem, these simply guideline will have your blog up in no time.

Choose a niche for your blog

Choosing the right niche for your blog is perhaps the most important choice you can make BEFORE starting a blog. Choose the wrong niche, and it’s very unlikely you’ll ever succeed.

Find the popular blogs and websites in your niche, study them closely, and visit them regularly.

Get to know the authors and regular contributors. Comment on these blogs regularly so they can get to know you too. (more…)