April Roundup: Building Biz from Ground Up, Comparing CMS, Boosting Traffic

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  • Updated: May 02, 2017

Dear Readers,

I hope you had a safe and enjoyable April. Can you believe we are already into May? In many areas, May is a time where spring flowers are in full bloom and everything is fresh and new. It makes people want to do some spring cleaning, and you may want to spring clean your blogs and websites, too. If so, here are some amazing articles from April that will help you with that:

Best of Blogging Guide Updated

First and foremost, you’ll want to check out our newly updated Best of WHSR: A-to-Z Blogging Guide. Whether you are a newbie or a more advanced blogger, you find tips such as how to brand your blog, how to re-purpose old blog content, and how to write an excellent headline.

Building Your Business from the Ground Up

Homepage of ImageRecycle

Building a new business isn’t easy. There are a lot of hurdles to jump over. Fortunately, we have some inside advice to help you find success. I (Lori Soard) interviewed Tristan Hervouvet of ImageRecycle to get the inside details on how he grew his plugin from 0 to 1 billion images. He shared everything from promotions to how they bundled the software.

If you run a writing blog, you’ll want to get information on how Carol Tice makes a living from her freelance writing blog written by Agota Bialobzeskyte.

Comparing CMS

Christopher Jan Benitez has been covering articles about Content Management Systems (CMS). For example, you can compare the top three CMS for 2017 (WordPress, Joomla, and Drupal).

Boosting Traffic

Who doesn’t want to boost website traffic? More traffic means more ad revenue, potential leads, and conversions. Yet, competing in the noisy online world isn’t easy. Luana Spinetti digs deep and shares some thoughts about how you can create effective content roundups and why these will help boost your traffic.

WHSR would like to welcome Disha Sharma as one of our content writers. Her first article will appear in May, so stay tuned. Until next month, may your blogs grow in traffic, excellence, and conversions.

Article by Lori Soard

Lori Soard has been working as a freelance writer and editor since 1996. She has a bachelor's in English Education and a PhD in Journalism. Her articles have appeared in newspapers, magazines, online and she's had several books published. Since 1997, she has worked as a web designer and promoter for authors and small businesses. She even worked for a short time ranking websites for a popular search engine and studying in-depth SEO tactics for a number of clients. She enjoys hearing from her readers.