What’s the difference between WordPress.org and WordPress.com?

When people first look at WordPress as a website platform, they usually notice that are two different versions of WordPress available – WordPress.com and WordPress.org – which can cause some confusion. Both are developed by the same organization, and both are free. Both are platforms which allow you to develop a blog or webpage based […] Read more »

How much does it cost to set up an Internet business?

When I’m talking to people about what I do one of the questions that crops up from time to time is “How much does it cost to set up an internet business?”. Now, the answer to that particular question is “how long is a piece of string”, because it depends to a large degree on […] Read more »

Catalyst Theme Bonuses

Catalyst Theme for WordPress is my favorite theme for developing SEO friendly WordPress sites quickly and effectively. It’s a very design friendly theme which allows a H-U-G-E degree of flexibility that means you can do almost anything with it to get a site looking just how you like. In addition, almost anything you want to […] Read more »

Exact, Phrase and Broad Keyword Match Types for Keyword Research

When using tools for keyword research, it’s important to remember the differences between the keyword match types of Exact Match, Phrase Match and Broad Match, when determining search volumes and competition levels. When you use the Google Adwords Keyword Tool, or the excellent Market Samurai keyword research product, you can get an indication of monthly […] Read more »

What is Search Engine Optimization?

At its top-most level, ‘what is search engine optimization’ seems a pretty straightforward question to answer. Search Engine Optimization (or SEO for short) is the process of optimizing a website to appear higher in search engine results for given keywords (search terms). But notice the word “process” in that last sentence. In many cases a […] Read more »

What is a Redirect?

A redirect is a method to ensure that when a link to a given URL (e.g. http://www.sitename.com/folder/page.html ) is clicked on, the visitor is redirected to an alternative target. This can be useful for different situations and how you implement such a redirection will vary accordingly.   Redirecting an Out-of-Date Page This might occur when […] Read more »

How to Backup WordPress Sites

Many people mistakenly think they are doing more than they really are when they backup WordPress sites.   So, let’s just check..   You do backup your WordPress sites, right??   Although there are couple of very useful WordPress database backup tools available such WP-DB-Backup and WP-DBManager, they do just that – they only backup the […] Read more »

Where Can I Buy Cheap Domain Names?

You can search for and buy cheap domain names from a domain name registration company. There are many such companies whose prices and service vary, as do the administration interfaces they offer users and through which you manage the settings and configuration of the domain names.   Domain Name Registration is not Ownership Note that […] Read more »