I’ve always loved blogging, but at times I feel frustrated and lonely. Blogging is mostly a one-person show, and managing a blog is quite the task. It’s a misconception that blogging is only about writing, because those who blog know that blogging requires doing various other activities like: Optimizing WordPress (or other blogging platform). SEO. Securing the website from hackers. Promoting the blog. Updating the design. Social media marketing. …and many more things… That’s why I always say: Blogging starts as a side project, but once it starts making money, you have to treat it like a real business. Being a professional blogger for the past 9 years, I have had my fair share of ups and downs Today, I’m sharing with you one decision that I took almost 2 years ago that has changed the course of my blogging quite dramatically. You can imagine the impact of this one decision by the fact that 2 years back I was earning $15k/month, and now I’m … [Read more...] about Kinsta Managed Hosting Review: Is It Worth The Money & Hype?
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It’s no a brainer that having good, reliable web hosting is one of the most crucial aspects of any growing or established blog. One of the most daunting tasks that you will face with your blog is choosing the right web hosting company. There are many great options available, especially when you have a small or medium-sized WordPress blog. Budget hosting like Bluehost is sufficient for a smaller blog, but the task gets tedious when your WordPress blog starts growing exponentially and greater server resources are required to handle your increasing traffic. In the past, I have tried various hosting companies such as SiteGround, KnownHost, and a few others. But due to the complex nature of my WordPress configuration (40+ plugins & many custom scripts), I decided to move away from these hosts and find a solution that would give me complete peace of mind. My goal with the new host was to be able to forget about hosting headaches in order to … [Read more...] about 13 months – $4,621 & WPEngine Hosting – My Story
2014 was a year of change for blogger as a lot has changed in the way we blog. Apart from noticeable shift towards mobile approach, we have noticed a lot of changes in SEO. Guest blogging is dead, authorship doesn’t exist anymore and mobile optimised site is now a ranking factor. Blogging is also becoming a primary channel for big brands and companies for marketing and I’m hopeful to see blogging reaching new heights in 2015. This is the time of year, when I create this epic post for you to read all not to be missed post at ShoutMeLoud. It’s tough for me to pick the best out of so many useful content, but here is the list of posts which you should read, which will help you in 2015 and in coming years. I’m categorising post in particular category, so that you can pick the topic which suits your need. Best of ShoutMeLoud from 2014 – Epic List Blogging Tips and Tricks: This is an epic collection of blogging related articles by Krishna. … [Read more...] about Best of Blogging From 2014- ShoutMeLoud Edition