Is Hostgator’s CodeGuard addon worth it? (Site backup: Daily Website Backups to the Cloud)

By | December 17, 2015

CodeGuard (www.codeguard.com) is a service that makes daily backups of your website to the cloud. They have partnered with Hostgator to provide their services to their customers at a discount. When signing up for Hostgator, this addon option is selected by default: But is it worth it? Whether it’s worth it depends. If you’re building a simple WordPress website, you… Read More »

How to use a custom domain name on your Blogger.com blog

By | August 31, 2015

Blogger.com is really overlooked as a way to build a professional website or a blog. If you know how to use blogger.com, you can build a very professional website with it. If you use a custom template and your own domain name, most people won’t even recognize you’re using blogger.com. Doing just that, would be my second choice after using a self-hosted WordPress website.… Read More »

Block time-consuming websites and applications (Practical Productivity tip #3)

By | August 17, 2015

Working for yourself (not for clients) at home, has it’s disadvantages. It requires A LOT of discipline, because you can ‘choose’ to get distracted and watch YouTube for hours on end, or choose to get some work done; for instance, writing new articles for your website. Because you don’t work for a boss, nobody is really going to… Read More »

What is the difference between a niche website and an authority website?

By | August 12, 2015

I’d like to start this article by pointing out that ‘Niche Website’ and ‘Authority Website’ are just jargon. Both concepts are used to describe a certain type of website, but in reality, most websites are somewhere in between of the two types. The word ‘niche’ is what causes the most confusion. Both types of websites are actually centered around a… Read More »

Frequently asked questions about Wealthy Affiliate – Answered!

By | August 11, 2015

General questions What is Wealthy Affiliate? Wealthy Affiliate is a platform for anyone that wants to use affiliate marketing to make money with their website. It includes: – A training program for affiliate marketing; there are 2 main training courses, member-created training, and weekly webinars. – Web hosting for your websites – A community. You can blog inside WA, use the live… Read More »