19 wonderful WordPress tips for beginners

Are you new to WordPress? If so, WordPress tips for beginners is right up your street. I’ll be honest this was a tough one for me this week, I think mainly due to my technical background. When I start using something new like, recently for me, SocialBee I have an idea of how software should work. Or how I would … Read More

How to make your web address HTTPS – Get the KLT

If you make your web address HTTPS, you’ll notice a load of benefits. For one thing it’ll shut up browsers whining that content on your site isn’t secure. You’ll see a little green padlock in the status bar when browsers trust your site. This will then make visitors happy that you’re not an evil hacker out to steal their info. … Read More

How to make your WordPress site load faster?

When it comes to making your WordPress site load faster, there are 5 principles. Checking your loading speeds, image optimisation, streamlining plugins, optimising your database and caching and minification. What are we waiting for? Lets’s get stuck and get your WordPress site loading faster. Checking Site Speed Before you do anything to help make your WordPress site load faster, you … Read More

Swift Performance WordPress Plugin – Review

The Swift Performance WordPress plugin is a caching plugin with lots of extras. If you’re looking for a plugin to help improve the loading speed of your WordPress website, you could do much worse than this one. Read on for my in-depth review of the Swift Performance WordPress plugin and it’s features. **Disclosure – this is a collaborative post**I received … Read More

Dofollow and nofollow links: which to use and when

Dofollow and nofollow links are always controversial in the blogging community. Dofollow can help the destination URL get a higher domain authority and nofollow don’t. Read on to find out more as I dig deeper into the what, when and why. What is domain authority and why is it important? Before we get into the nitty gritty of dofollow and … Read More

Website Speed Test – where do you even start?

Page load speeds are getting more and more important. Not only can a slow loading site annoy your readers, but it can impact your Google search rankings too. But how do you do a website speed test? Read on to find out about the 3 main players in the site speed testing world. Where do I go to do a … Read More

The Beginner’s Guide to the Google Analytics Dashboard

Ok, so you’ve got your Google Analytics tracking code set up and ready to go, but now what? You should know by now that I don’t leave anyone hanging here at TBG. So here it is, your ultimate guide to the Google Analytics dashboard. Home Home is where the heart is as they say. This is where you get an … Read More

WordPress plugins for Google Analytics: Monster Insights vs GADWP

WordPress plugins for Google Analytics are the easiest way to add Google Analytics tracking to your WordPress site. A lot of people use plugins to add their Google Analytics tracking ID to their blogs. This is because most WordPress users know how to install plugins and as long as you’ve got a Google Analytics account you’re away. Most GA plugins … Read More

How to set up google analytics in 3 easy steps [Video]

As bloggers, especially those who want to work with brands, it’s important that we know the key statistics for our blogs. Often brands will use those numbers to decide whether or not they want to work with us. It’s also really helpful to know which of our posts are the most popular so that we can write more content like … Read More

How to install a wordpress theme in 3 easy steps

There’s so much to learn in the early days of starting a blog. Choosing a host, installing plugins and designing your site, and that’s before you’ve even published your first blog post. Themes are what wordpress uses to set the look and feel of a blog. It sets out your font styles and colours, where your featured images are displayed … Read More