June Roundup: WordPress Series, Hosting Coupons and News

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  • Updated: Jul 01, 2015

It's the halfway point in most business owners' fiscal years. We hope you've learned a thing or two over the last six months about writing, promoting your blog and choosing the best hosting company to meet your needs.

June was filled with more hosting reviews, more articles and tips for using WordPress more effectively.

WordPress Series

Vishnu Supreet has been working on a series of articles aimed at helping our readers get the most they can from WordPress. Some of the topics he's tackled include:

Be sure to check back throughout July to gain more tips on how to get the most from your WP blog and increase your traffic.

Making Money and Managing Your Blog

We also took a close look at some ways to make money on your blog. Jerry Low took the time to share some of the different questions people ask him about making money with a website in How to Make Money Blogging: Research Tips, Niche Ideas + 10 Actionable Traffic Strategies. He covered topics like:

  • Just how much you can make from blogging, including some case studies of bloggers making the big bucks.
  • Which things bring in the most money, and he compared affiliate sales, services and selling your own products.
  • Finding a niche that is profitable versus one that is not. He offers some inside advice based on his own experiences first starting out.

Lori Soard talked about Blogging for Startup – Why Blogging Should be Part of your Growth Plan and shared ideas for how to grow a business from start to finish. She shares tips such as becoming an influencer in your field and took an in-depth look at the reasons why people visit your website.

KeriLynn Engel took a look at some ideas to spice up a boring business blog, including the use of multi-media, adding interviews, weaving in humor and simply being honest and honorable with your audience.

We also took a look at 5 Reasons Why a Sim City Player Could Be Your Next Social Media Manager. Interestingly enough, Sim City players develop a lot of real life skills through playing a simulation game that may benefit you as a website owner. The article also looks at the different skills a good social media manager should have and questions you might want to ask before hiring one.

Unique Offerings

WHSR released some free sketches for website owners to use. June's free offering included the 50 Hand Drawn Icon Pack, Blogging Theme. This icon package has a truly unique and modern look and includes icons for mail, social media, and other common icons such as a pencil and computer.

We also took a look at MilesWeb, a hosting company for businesses. You can get up to 70% off with our unique coupon code just for our readers.

The articles that are already scheduled for July look to be better than ever before, so stay tuned for tips on everything from using freebies to generate leads, influencer mistakes you can learn from “Game of Thrones”, details about running a fashion blog with insider tips and more WordPress plugins and hacks to really make your blog shine.

About 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.