4 Steps To Build A Brand For Your New Blog

Do you know that branding is as important for bloggers as it is for big names? The process of building a brand is often overlooked by many bloggers, and as a result, they will lead to many '˜challenges' such as infringement and trying to be different as they move along their blogging journey.

According to Entrepreneur, the definition of branding is 'The marketing practice of creating a name, symbol or design that identifies and differentiates a product from other products.'
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14 Ways To Prevent Your WordPress Website From Being Hacked

'How to secure WordPress website from hackers?

As a blogger (now, freelance writer), the above is one of the most common questions asked by new bloggers and website owners.

My answer to them often goes into the deep conversation as I am a huge believer that securing WordPress website from hackers requires more than just one step. As a matter of fact, there are many steps you need to take to secure WordPress website from hackers.

Two years back, I wrote an article on WordPress security, and it was a huge success. Not only that post became one of my most popular blog posts, but it was also featured on Harvard University's blog!
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WP Engine Automated Migration - A Game Changer In The Industry? #60DaysBloggingChallenge Day 2

Before we talk about the all new, WP Engine Automated Migration plugin, let's talk about WordPress migration process.

The process of migrating to a new host is messy. Believe me; it is not pretty and chances of error is high.

Throughout my blogging career, I have been migrating from one host to another, to find a web host I can truly call 'home.' You are in the industry for some time; you would know that some web hosts will provide free migration while others provide paid migration services.
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Why I Moved To A Fully Managed WordPress Hosting? #60DaysBloggingChallenge Day 1

I'm not going to lie to you. Moving to a fully managed WordPress hosting, WP Engine is probably the best choice I had ever taken in my life (after marrying my lovely wife).

You know that I've long been a huge fan of fully managed WordPress hosting, and I did quite a few reviews including WP Engine review a couple of years back.

On and off, I move from one web hosting company to another, trying to find a place I can truly call 'home.' Through my years of blogging, I was lucky to be able to try a huge number of fully managed WordPress hostings such as:
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Thrive Themes vs Genesis Theme Framework: Which is the best now?

Being a WordPress user myself for over a decade, choosing the best WordPress theme is always a huge challenge. Thankfully, I stumbled upon Genesis Theme Framework (also known as Genesis Framework by StudioPress). Until today, Genesis Theme Framework is my go-to choice when it comes to awesome design and flexibility. Apart from Genesis, I am also an avid user of Thrive Themes.
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TemplateToaster Review - Designing Templates and Themes in Minutes

You know that I'm a huge fan of WordPress premium themes. When I was reached out to do an honest review on TemplateToaster, I know that I have to jump in and try it out.

For the record, I heard about TemplateToaster for some time now. Sure, I have been pretty much away for most of the time because I am pretty tied caught up with my freelance writing but this is just too good of a deal to pass through.
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