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Updated by Nate Balcom on Aug 14, 2015
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Wordpress Tips from an Avid Blogger & Web Developer

I've been running a WordPress blog since 2003. I switched from the Blogger platform then and haven't looked back. I've built and maintained literally hundreds of WordPress sites for myself and clients. I've been a web developer and designer for 15 years now. The following tips will help engage readers and build traffic for your website. If you're serious about blogging this will help.

Wordpress Plugins for Better User Engagement

Do you have a popular blog that gets a good amount of website traffic on a daily basis? Do you work hard to promote and market your blog to drive new viewers while retaining your current online community? Have you worked tirelessly to find new avenues to create and promote new content to increase viewer-ship?

Use Custom Error Pages to Generate Website Traffic

Here's a cool little web marketing trick that I wanted to share with you that you may not have considered. By doing this I increased viewer-ship of some of my less visited posts by promoting them on my error pages.

Decrease Wordpress Load Times & Increase Visitors

Have you noticed your site takes a while to load? Are you actively paying attention to Google Analytics? If not you should be for a number of reasons, but for one your page may be loading painfully slow which turns off readers as well as Google.

Manage your Blog's Affiliate Programs with 1 Simple Plugin

Today I'll be talking about the AdRotate plugin for WordPress. It's a great tool for scheduling and managing affiliate ads and programs. This self proclaimed "best for advertising" plugin is easy to set up and run. It's still actively in development so program updates and improvements are released all the time.

How to Eliminate Comment Spam on Your Wordpress Website

The word cloud above is a Wordle created from spam comments 1 week prior to me making this post. By following the steps below I was able to eliminate comment spam on my website. If you have a WordPress site that has any sort of popularity then you no doubt have an issue with comment spam.

8 Must Have Wordpress plugins for More Traffic

If you currently have a WordPress or are considering building one you'll want to take advantage of many available plugins that the WordPress directory has to offer. If you seriously want your blog to be seen you'll want to take note of these highly effective plugins for search engine optimization, spam control and overall blog maintenance.

Content Writing for Intense Website Traffic

If you own a blog you're no doubt looking to effectively create more website traffic . Why would you make a website or blog if you weren't interested in having people see it? Chances are if you want people to see your site you also wouldn't mind making some supplemental income.