DOMAIN PROVIDER

  • Get the domain name for your website

  • Purchase domain and hosting separately (for security reasons)

  • Affordable domain name registry

Get your Domain Name through NameCheap

RECOMMENDED HOSTING COMPANIES

  • Perfect up to 100,000 pageviews

  • Plans start at $3.95/month

  • Excellent customer service

  • Easy WordPress setup

  • Low frequency of site issues

Sign up with SiteGround
  • Must-have with 100,000+ pageviews

  • Plans start at $34.95/month

  • Excellent customer service

  • Easy site migration from prior hosting

  • Low frequency of site issues

Sign up with BigScoots

RECOMMENDED SITE PLUGINS

Use to compress images for faster page speed.

  • Compresss images easily

  • Light plugin for your site

  • As low as $10/mth

Get ShortPixel

Caching plugin to improve site’s page load time.

  • Create a better user experience

  • Improve page speed & load time

  • As low as $49/year

Get WPRocket

Create icons to encourage social shares.

  • Simple social sharing post icons

  • Easy to set up & configure

  • As low as $0/year

Get SocialPug

Blocks and prevents spam comments.

  • Finds and blocks spam comments

  • Easy to set up & configure

  • As low as $5/mth

Get Akismet

Automated site backups for your website.

  • Backs up your website for you

  • Easily save to Dropbox

  • As low as $0/mth

Get UpdraftPlus

RECOMMENDED TECHNICAL EXPERTS

Sometimes you need to hire someone to add code to your site or to help you find issues.  These people below are experts who not only get the technical aspects but are also bloggers themselves so understand the needs and lingo of bloggers.

Grayson Bell and his team of experts know everything about WordPress.  They can address any issue you have without it costing you hundreds or thousands of dollars.

He’s a blogger too and understands the nuances and needs of bloggers – just like you.  You will know your site is in the right hands when you hire him and his team.

  • Skilled in WordPress

  • Responsive to your questions or concerns

  • Affordable fees

Hire Grayson Bell

Tara Findley is an expert in understanding code and your site.  She knows the budgets of bloggers and she is able to help you while keeping your spending in check and your budget happy.

She is also a blogger too and understands your needs.  Hiring Tara ensures you work with someone who has your best interests at heart.

  • Skilled in WordPress

  • Responsive to your questions or concerns

  • Affordable fees

Hire Tara Findlay

TECHNICAL EDUCATIONAL RESOURCES

  • Set up and configure your WordPress Site

  • How to add and update plugins on your site

  • Create posts and add images

  • Set up and use social media

  • Configure your domain email address

  • Connect your site to Google (the right way)

  • Setup Google Search Console

  • Understand Google Analytics

  • Using Search Console for organic growth

  • Easy to follow step-by-step lessons

  • Understand the lingo bloggers use

  • Know what you should search to learn

  • Get involved in Facebook discussions

  • Stop feeling lost and confused

  • Terms such as SEO, monetization and more

  • Learn what to focus on within your reports

  • Avoid the mistakes bloggers make

  • Understand the terminology

  • Using Search Console for organic growth

  • The stats to check each day