Planning and scheduling your blog posts when you would be away

Scheduling posts

Established bloggers and YouTubers generally try to stick to a fixed publishing schedule for consistency. You would notice that especially with YouTube, after asking you to subscribe if you are new to the channel, it would usually be followed by ‘I publish new content every ___’. The schedule must be something that you can realistically [...]

Organize the journey of your site through a blog progress journal

My blog progress journal

I have been blogging for more than 10 years. There have been time when I needed to go in to redo steps on a site and could not remember how I have done it previously. This caused me to spend a lot of time to search for the steps again- and sometimes I am not [...]

Should you publish your posts immediately or schedule them?

Schedule posts or write as you publish?

Do you tend to publish blog posts as you write them or schedule the posts for future publication? Some bloggers advocate publishing blog posts as you complete them. My personal practice have been to schedule blog posts. At times when I am in the flow and is able to write multiple blog posts, I almost [...]

Enabling SSL (https) is so easy with SiteGround- no drop in traffic

One of the main reasons I migrated to SiteGround hosting is because SiteGround makes it very easy to enable SSL to your site with Let’s Encrypt. Let’s Encrypt provides SSL certification for free with the objective to make websites more secured. After I migrated my database to Siteground and change the DNS setting to point [...]

Migrating your domain name from Media Temple to NameCheap

I have mentioned in my previous post that I have migrated my hosting from Media Temple to SiteGround hosting. Next comes to the site’s domain name. You have 3 options when it comes to your domain name transfer when you are also switching hosts: This is applicable for cases where you have bought your domain [...]

Migrating my hosting from Media Temple to SiteGround

This year would be my 10th year anniversary with Media Temple. For the past 10 years, I stuck to Media Temple because I lacked the technical capabilities on moving sites from one host to another host. With the USD20 that I am paying monthly, the site loading speed was unacceptable. The final straw came when [...]

When you need to take a break from blogging

When you need to take a break from blogging, take it. It is not always that we would be fully inspired to keep churning out new blog posts. Even the best of us would find that after a long period of blogging, we just run out of ideas or lose the inspiration to type yet [...]

Google August 2018 Core Update- traffic drop on my Health Blog

In the beginning of August 2018 when I checked my traffic report, I noticed my Health Blog traffic has dropped significantly. Most of the traffic of my Health Blog came from US and I tried to check if it was a long holiday or something like that. It wasn’t. Then I found a post by Barry [...]