The kids are home and alternately complaining of starvation and boredom, so how’s a blogger to get any work done? Here are 5 steps to a productive summer. (Hint: it starts with crossing things off your to-do list!)
Ah, the elephant in the room. 🙂 We occasionally get asked why Agathon hosting starts at $70/month when there are lots of other options, some as cheap as $2.95/month. It’s a fair question. And truthfully, if you’re just getting started—or your blog is a hobby and not something you ever intend to grow or rely on …
Professional, eye-catching blog graphics are an important part of your blogging strategy. Not only do they capture the attention of readers on your site, but they also help your posts spread through social media. Canva makes it easy to create graphics in minutes!
WordPress sites are popular targets for cyberattacks, but there are things you can—and should—do to protect your site. Here are the 10 things you can do today to secure your site, plus a printable security audit checklist to walk you through them.
Using SSL (or HTTPS) for your website is now considered standard practice. Let’s take a look at what SSL is, why you need it, and how you can set it up if you don’t already have one!
Trello is a task management system that uses a hierarchy of boards, lists, and cards to help you visually organize your to-do lists, project plans, goals, and more. It’s an especially useful tool for bloggers who want to be able to manage both their blog and all the other areas of their life in one place.
Who you choose to host your site matters. This decision impacts reliability, speed, user experience, and much more.
With each host trying to convince you they’re the best, how do you wade through what actually matters? Let’s talk about what to look for in a hosting company, so you can rest easy whether you choose Agathon or not!
It’s time to use SSL on all blogs, everywhere. Google prefers SSL and, historically, would confer its blessing on sites that used SSL. Google has taken it one step further and is now planning to penalize sites that do not use SSL. With that in mind, now is the time to take the plunge and protect …
A note from the editor: Search Engine Optimization (SEO) bewilders many bloggers, big and small, so we’ve asked our friends at Mediavine to share their SEO best practices with us. Nicole Johnson, Director of Publisher Support for Mediavine, as well as a longtime publisher, shares her own journey from SEO novice to ace on her …