WordPress Dashboard Beginners Guide

How to Use WordPress for Beginners

At first glance, using WordPress as a beginner can seem kind of intimidating. (That is, a WordPress dot org installation, not WordPress dot com! Head here to find out the difference). Because of it’s customisable nature, all WordPress Dashboards can seem different to each other, depending on what plugins you’ve installed. For me, when I’m…

stock images on instagram

Should I Use Stock Images on Instagram?

I’m coming in hot with a controversial opinion today: stock images don’t belong on Instagram. Don’t get me wrong, stock images absolutely have their place in the world – on websites, in print media, for Pinterest pins and even perhaps in Facebook or Twitter banners? I completely understand that not everybody has the time, the…

Is the algorithm to blame?

Why it’s Time to Stop Blaming the Algorithm

Whether Instagram is your jam, or you’re more of a Twitter person, the complaints are more or less the same: “The algorithm is destroying my reach”, “I want chronological feeds back”, and “every time I make any follower growth, I immediately lose a bunch of followers for NO REASON”. And look, I am the first…

the difference between wordpress dot com and dot org

WordPress dot com vs WordPress dot org

WordPress may refer to one of two things: WordPress.com, the blogging platform similar to Blogspot; or WordPress.org, the open-source format Content Management System that 30% of all websites run on. Both versions of WordPress have their place online, but when it comes to your business, I will always recommend WordPress.org. Not only is it clearly…