How to Choose a Domain Name

Your domain name should be short, easy to spell and easy to remember. If your business has existed long enough to have brand recognition, do your best to get that as your domain name. Register Variations If your business name has a possessive or plural S in it, buy it both ways and have the … Read more

How To Get Started

The first step is not buying a WordPress site and playing around with it. Unless your only goal is to play around with WordPress, do a little preparation so you can have a site up and working for you quickly. Words Start by writing words. You have to have words for each page. Whether you … Read more

Use Google to Spark Blogging Ideas

Blogger Tips

If you’ve been blogging for a while, sometimes you totally draw a blank on anything at all to write about. Sometimes I will look through my photos for anything I haven’t talked about yet. I might find some photos from some old “great idea” that I never got around to actually writing about. Sometimes I … Read more

Use Online Reviews to Promote Your Website

Get your business listed on as many review sites as you can. Claim any listings that already exist. Make sure whatever information is there is accurate and complete. It is easy to detect if multiple reviews come from the same computer, IP, etc. DON’T write multiple reviews from the same computers. They can easily detect … Read more

Have Fewer Amazon Returns

Amazon Associates Tips

Amazon Prime Day 2021 was Monday, June 21 to Tuesday, June 22. My experience with Prime Day is mixed. Around the time they announce Prime Day my site traffic goes up a little, but Amazon sales go down. I am assuming people are putting things in their cart to see if they go down on … Read more

How To Save Photos from a Web Page

How To Save Photos from a Web Page

Help! I have lost control of my website. How do I get the photos to make the website again? First: Don’t steal. These are not instructions on how to steal someone else’s photos.* How to Save a Few Photos If there are just a few photos, hover the mouse over each one. Click the right … Read more

Amazon Associate Site Maintenance

Amazon Associates Tips

Every once in a while you should revisit posts or pages that include Amazon affiliate links. Sometimes the product you link to has moved or been removed from the site. If you haven’t already, add SiteStripe. It lets you create links as soon as you find a product you like. From the product page you … Read more