Category Archives: BUILDING MY WEBSITE

OVERCOMING ISSUES WHEN I CREATE MY BLOGS

Fear Of My Starting The First Blog My first blog was boring. It was about the initial steps I took to build my kitchen cabinets. I am guessing no one read it except me. I wrote a rough draft with little knowledge of what I was doing. But it was a start. I was writing something that was designed to appear on the internet. It was going to be available to anyone who happened to accidentally find it. I was expecting maybe a rude comment or two, […]

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PLUGINS I USE TO MAKE MY WEBSITE FUNCTION BETTER

UPDATE: This blog has been updated to reflect my current List of Plugins Being Used to improve my own personal blog creation and administrative criteria. Update For Current Plugins List Titles Only – July 28th, 2022 YOAST SEO (Converted To ALL IN ONE SEO) I responded to an informational blog sent out by my mentor, Jim Daniels, telling all his email list viewers about key Plugins that would benefit their websites. Said Plugins are programs that are compatible with WordPress which you can add to your site […]

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MY BLOGS AND FIDDLING LEARNING CURVES

Early Blogging Steps I had already written some Blogs to send to the website creator to help the startup process move forward. I used my Microsoft Word program to write them. The basic fundamental feature that helped me the most was the Spell-Check feature. Since I don’t know how to type, per se, I have to rely on the Hunt-And-Peck method for all my blogs. This can be a daunting obstacle since they tend to be on the long side because of the types of stories I […]

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ROLLING OUT MY DONE FOR ME WEBSITE

Rolling Out My New Website Finally the day came when all the input for my new website was completed and I was informed by Jim Daniels that he and his daughter. Sarah, were ready to roll it out. I had been following his email questionnaires that forced me to decide what type of content I wanted and he had her build those desirable features into the integral functionality of the site. There were several Categories that I wanted that had their own individual Topics into which I placed […]

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BLOGGING DURING A HURRICANE

Florida Is Hurricane Central As I write this article, I am experiencing the ravages of Hurricane Michael that just came ashore and is now playing havoc with the trees all around me. This one will be the fourth hurricane to impact our area since we moved to this country site. It will also be the 9th storm of this magnitude that I have been through. Needless to say, hurricanes have become an integral part of my life. For some strange reason I seem to find myself centered […]

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STARTING A UNIQUE WEBSITE

My Initial Name Search And Reliable Bloggers To Follow Starting a website can be a daunting task. Finding a name that fits your style can take long hours of hit and miss candidate lists that wind up going nowhere. The other problem you face is finding a name that is not already taken. I wanted to cover a multitude of topics that interested me and needed an all encompassing name that would serve as an umbrella title for that role. I had already started a lame website […]

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WEBSITE CREATION PARAMETERS

The First Steps I Took To Start This New Website Creating a website was not an original goal that I pursued for myself. I simply wanted to become a writer and get my thoughts on paper. Thoughts that revealed knowledge gained from all the various exploits I have been involved with throughout my life. Since I discovered that a fast track to make that happen was to put my articles out there on the internet, I had to find the best approach to make that happen. SEO […]

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THE FORGOTTEN POWER OF ONLINE COMMUNITIES

The Forum Concept Back in the early days of the internet, forums and ‘message boards’ were all the rage. These were pages on websites where people could log in and post messages relating to the subject of the site and this way they could discuss their favorite topics, get advice and maybe even make friends. The potential for marketing here was obvious too – find the right forum and you’ve basically found a spot where all of your potential audience are hanging out in one place! Over […]

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HOW TO MAKE YOUR POSTS INTERESTING

Thoughts On Boring Blogs There’s one big problem with a huge amount of the content on the web right now, and that fact is that most of the stuff being put out is not interesting. Unfortunately, a huge proportion of the social media posts, blog posts, articles and even videos that are on most websites are simply boring. They tell us generic things we already know, do it in a style that’s not engaging, and have posted the dialogue with dull, descriptive titles. Think about how many […]

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