Ask Nile: What Should You Bring to a WordCamp?


I speak and attend at a lot of WordCamps every year. Because I meet a lot of people online everyday, and some of them decide to go to one, of the questions I keep hearing, one is “What should I bring to a WordCamp?” Before going further into this, for those who don’t know what […]

20 Things About My Business that I’m Thankful for in 2015


In the past few weeks, I’ve been really busy… like busier than usual. Since I celebrate Thanksgiving, I wanted to share some things I’m thankful for in 2015, especially for my business. Occasionally, I write some tongue-in-cheek type posts. So this post is to be fun, but also encourage you to reflect on thinks you’ve […]

How You Can Use NaNoWriMo To Your Advantage as A Blogger


Every November, it’s time for NaNoWriMo, which is National Novel Writing Month. I’ve participated in NaNoWriMo for years, but this year, it got me to think on what bloggers could do during this month. The purpose of NaNoWrimo is to encouarage people to write and be creative, as well as have fun. The goal for […]

The #WordPressWednesday Podcast at – Episode 1


As promised in my #WordPressWedneday roundup series, I’ve decided to create a special series on the Podcast, just for WordPress. It’s also called… The #WordPressWednesday Podcast. I’m not separating the podcast, I’m just giving it’s own series. That being said, this podcast is meant to be informative and entertaining at the same time. It […]

#WordPressWednesday 2015 Volume 10


On this #WordPressWednesday roundup, there’s lots of WordPress tutorials, a list of WordPress plugins for 2015, and great podcast topics. I think that’s a nice slice of the WordPress pie for this week. While I usually pick from some places, because they consistently have great content, I went around and picked from a few new […]

Graphic: The Key to Lasting as a Blogger


Like the speed of technology, and also, because of technology, information travels fast and evolves. The key to lasting as a blogger is to stay on top of that knowledge. You will have to take time to read from other places. Even top bloggers and professionals in their industry have to remain aware of the […]

#MondayMashup 2015 Volume 13


On this week’s #MondayMashup, we’ll be showcasing some blog tips, some design freebies, some link building no-nos, and a warning from Google. I had a few people submit some possible articles for consideration, and after reviewing them, I couldn’t accept them. One had a tactic that one social network bans, like-gating. Another was really poorly […]

WordPress Rockstar: Heather Acton


I met Heather Acton at WordCamp Chicago, in 2011. I think what stands out with Heather is that she is really a warm person and has a lot of great insight. You can just randomly sit at a table and find that she’s extremely approachable. Heather’s participation with WordPress and her surrounding community is fantastic. […]