When you use Word Press then you can customize the functions and look of your website even more to make it a better experience both for you and for your audience.
You do that by adding small programs called plugins to your website. Here are my 5 most valuable plugins that I use on my website (the first three can easily be found in the plugin area of your Word Press control panel): Keep the number of plugins you use down.
It will cost a bit if you get a lot of subscribers.
But it is worth it because then you get someone who really knows what they are doing and the time and work you have to invest will be minimal.
Now, I know some are hesitant about adding one of these to their website because they think people will hate it or get mad with them for it. I’ve had one for many years and only had a handful of complaints (while many thousands of people have used it to join the newsletter).
I do follow these two rules though to not make the lightbox annoying: 10. Setting up profiles for your website on the biggest social media websites like Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Linked In etc.
By doing so you’ll automatically do a better job and you’ll keep creating better and better content over time. No matter if you write, podcast or create videos you want to do it around topics that are important not only to you but to other people too. Doing my best and going the extra mile that many simply won’t has – not every time but quite often – brought me many, many readers over the years. Then in February of 2010 I finally took the advice many had given me and added an email list to my website. Here are the huge benefits I have experienced in the past years from having an email list: So how do you start an email list?
And you won’t get tired or bored and quit so easily before your website takes off. But how do you create content that is more likely to help a lot of people and take off on social media for example? I recommend letting another company manage your email list.
If you do, I thank you for supporting me and this website. In my case it’s for example: how do you find a good domain name and name for your website? You can do that at a web host where you’ll also get hosting space so you can store the blog posts, files, images, videos etc. One of the most popular (it’s used by over 2 million websites) and most often recommended web hosts – by for example Word Press, and Pat Flynn of Smart Passive Income – is Bluehost.I started to read a lot more than I had already done.I set up a weekly posting schedule and I started to work more the technical side and on how to get good results on social media and in search engines.From a humor website they might want the funniest videos or comic strips. But how do you spread the word about your website to really start building your audience?From a history website they probably want history told in an engrossing and entertaining way. Well, I got lucky with a couple of social media mentions early on (although the articles that got mentioned were very useful and I did go the extra mile with them). People sometimes ask me what I would differently if I started all over again today.The more you have the slower your website will load for your visitors. People surf the web via smartphones and other devices in record numbers and if you want to get them to read your website then you want to it to load quickly.And if a website is too sluggish then Google will not like it. I didn’t and I got hacked several years ago because I used an old version of a plugin an old version of Word Press. Here are 3 steps you can use to make your Word Press website more secure: 14. Otherwise those potential readers will likely hit the back button and move on to someone else’s website.I recommend a sign up form in the sidebar of the website and on your Start Here page. That’s the small notice you may have seen pop up or fade in on my website and many others where you get an quick invitation to join an email list.If you have joined Aweber then they have a free and simple way to add a lightbox to your own website.Karen Lamb About 10 years ago a thought popped up in my head.I wanted to start a blog to share my own thoughts about the habits I had started to change and about personal development.