Siteground vs Bluehost Review 2017 – Who wins?

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This review is well and truly overdue. I’ve been meaning to compare both hosting companies as I’ve only just recently signed up to Siteground so I can finally compare these two popular hosting companies.

I know it can be difficult to decide on where to host your site as there appears to be so many options out there! And I’m guilty of trying many of them for different projects! Continue reading “Siteground vs Bluehost Review 2017 – Who wins?” »

Smoke and Mirrors: The Psychology of Internet Control

I once worked with a spectacularly narcissistic woman who had written a self-promoting e-book and published it on Amazon. She then proceeded to badger everyone she knew, including me, to buy the thing and give it a five-star review. (I graciously declined).

 

Her, er, ‘reasoning’ was that her brainchild only needed a certain number of purchases and ratings to make it to the top of the Amazon rankings and make her a captain of industry. (It didn’t).

 

She Who Shall Not Be Named got me thinking: what if big companies and governments could use psychology to control people over the Internet on a much bigger scale?

 

It might sound implausible, but it’s already been happening for a while now, and in a way that’s completely undetectable! Continue reading “Smoke and Mirrors: The Psychology of Internet Control” »

How Do You Monetize a Blog?

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Blog monetization can be a challenging task, as there’s no one-size-fits-all solution, particularly when you consider the niche-specific differentials. When considering the best blog monetization option for your site, it’s important to consider who your readers are and what device they’re using to view your blog, what their goal is when they visit (i.e. Are they seeking information? Is their ultimate goal to make a purchase?)

Let’s take a look at a few of the options for blog monetization.  Continue reading “How Do You Monetize a Blog?” »