Improve Your WordPress Typography by Using These Free Tools

In this post we will be taking a look at some tools and plugins that can make it easier for you to get typography right on your WordPress website. If you are looking for ways to optimize your content and improve the user experience on your website, typography could be one untapped area that could yield great results.

An understanding of the art of typography is a valuable skill to possess for anyone working in publishing, including bloggers and web designers. While it’s not something you can expect to master in a single blog post, by the end of this article you will have discovered some tools which can give you a shortcut to the end goal of having great looking written content on your website. Continue

The Cost of Building an Online Store with WordPress

If you are thinking of creating an ecommerce store to sell your products online, WordPress is a great option. By using WordPress, your chosen theme, an ecommerce plugin, and a selection of extensions, you should be able build an online shop that includes all the features you need to sell your products and offer a customer experience to match your brand.

However, while WordPress is free, not all of its themes, extensions, and plugins are. So in this post we will take a look at some of the expenses you may incur while building your online store with WordPress. Continue

Tools for Building a Money Making Affiliate Website with WordPress

Affiliate marketing is one of the easiest ways to make money online: simply refer a visitor to a product or service, and then earn a percentage of any transactions that take place. While it’s not quite as simple as that, it is a way of generating an income online that has a very low barrier to entry, little technical knowledge needed to get started, and a minimal financial investment required.

When combined with WordPress, itself something that can be very easy to get started with, as well as requiring a very small financial outlay to begin using, affiliate marketing could be just the model you are looking for to supplement, or even replace your current income stream. Continue

Tips and Tools for Growing Your Blog and Successfully Working with Multiple Authors

One of the quickest ways to grow your blog and reap the results of a regular posting schedule and large library of content is to bring in additional writers to work on your project.

Whether you are building a content-based website, such as a news or magazine style site, or you are using content marketing to bring visitors to your blog in order to sell more of your products or services, getting some help with content creation has many benefits.

Working with additional writers can help you publish more content and give you back time to work on the things you do best, such working on your business rather in it. However, this approach is not without its pitfalls and extra workload. Continue

How to Create Charts and Graphs in WordPress to Visualize Your Data

Adding images to your posts is an essential way to bring your content to life. If a picture is worth a thousand words, then adding a few relevant images to your posts can help win over your readers and get your message across in a more effective way than just a wall of text.

While screenshots are great for illustrating software related posts, and photographs can really enhance a travel blog, when it comes to illustrating data-focused content, the available options aren’t as obvious.

Screen grabbing charts and graphs from a spreadsheet is one option for visualizing your data, but if you are using WordPress then there are a few better options than that available to you. To find out the best way to add graphs and charts to your WordPress posts, read on for our guide to the best data visualization plugins for WordPress. Continue