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How to Save Money on Gift Cards

When you’ve finished reading this article you’ll never again pay full price for gift cards. Why? The answer is that it’s so simple to save money on gift cards that when you know what...

How to Find The Time to Grow Your Side Hustle

Its no secret that many of us on the road to financial security maintain a side hustle of some form. They’re not just fun; but can also significantly increase your income. At least a few bloggers I know...

How to Reboot Your Finances Once and For All

Ten years. That’s how long I carried around my debt with me after leaving university. Indeed, for the first few years after graduation the pile actually got considerably bigger – not smaller. This...

Don't be baffled by the dark art of SEO! This step-by-step guide, written by a professional SEO, will teach you everything you need to know to get as much search engine traffic as possible to your blog.

The Simple Guide to Optimizing Your Blog for SEO

Welcome to lesson #8 of the profitable blogging course. I can’t believe how far we’ve come already! Hopefully by now you’ve got your blog all set up and you might have even written a blog post or two, based on the research that we...

Want to start a blog but don#t know what to blog about? As it turns out, there are a number of useful tricks for identifying the exact topics and themes that will engage your blog readers the most - here's how...

How to Start a Blog: What Should You Write About?

Wow – here we are at lesson #6 already. By now your blog should be all set up. You’ve chosen your niche, selected a domain name, set up WordPress and made it look beautiful. What’s missing? Well some articles, wouldn’t you...

Struggling to find suitable royalty-free pictures for your blog? This article discusses a great list of options to find images for your blog posts.

How to Start a Blog: Finding Images for your Blog

Welcome to lesson #7 of the profitable blogging course. They say that a picture is worth a thousand words. Never is this truer than when building a blog. Images help to grab the attention, make your site look more professional and keep readers on...

There are literally thousands of Wordpress plugins to help you build your blog - but which ones are really best? This list, from an experienced and successful blogger, lays out exactly which plugins the pro bloggers really use...

Essential WordPress Plugins for Your Blog

Welcome to lesson #5 of your profitable blogging course. We’re really moving along nicely now. Today we’re going to finish off setting up your blog, before moving onto writing articles and promoting your blog in the coming days. One of...

The complete beginners guide to finding, choosing and installing a Wordpress theme for your blog. Find out how to quickly and easily change the entire appearance of your blog, without needing to have any technical knowledge at all.

How to Start a Blog: Installing a WordPress Theme

Welcome to lesson #4 of the profitable blogging course. Let’s be honest; the basic appearance of WordPress that we installed yesterday is less than exciting. This is why most people change the appearance of their blog to match their unique...

If you're starting a blog, then setting up Wordpress - your blogging software - can be challenging. This complete beginners guide - with numerous screen captures - walks you effortlessly through the entire process from beginning to end - no technical knowledge required.

How to Start a Blog: Installing WordPress on Bluehost

Hey there! Welcome to lesson #3 of the profitable blog class. If everything went according to plan yesterday you’re now the proud owner of a brand new domain name and web hosting account. Today we’re going to take that basic account and...

One of the most important aspects when starting a blog is choosing the right niche to begin with. Follow this proven formula and you'll get off to the right start immediately...

How to Start a Blog: Choosing Your Blogging Niche

The first step to setting up a profitable blog is choosing the right niche. What is a “niche”? It’s simply the general topic or theme of a blog. Long gone are the days of “general” blogs about anything and everything...

September 2016 Progress Report

Well, summer’s officially over (if it ever started here in the UK!). The night’s are drawing in, Halloween is on its way and I just picked up a Christmas food catalog this morning. Before we all know it we’ll be putting lights on...

Saving money on video games doesn't need to be difficult. This article outlines all sorts of places to save money - including links to specific money-saving resources.

How To Save Money on Video Games

I might be in my mid-thirties but I have to admit a deep passion for video games. That said, it can be far from a cheap hobby to indulge in, with new video games and consoles costing quite a sizble sum of money. Over the years, however, I’ve...

It's fair to say that schools don't teach us enough about how to look after our money; how to earn more, how to budget and how to prepare to the future. We need to learn our own lessons about money. Here are the biggest things I've discovered over the years...

The 6 Biggest Lessons I’ve Learned About Money

I recently blogged about my financial journey so far – the good, the bad and the ugly. I’ve had serious financial problems, drowning in debt and struggling to pay even everyday bills, and I’ve had other periods where I’ve...

The Complete Beginners Guide to Matched Betting

I’ve talked a few times recently about my desire to experiment with “matched betting”. Many other personal finance bloggers have made a ridiculous amount of money from it, so I thought it was about time I gave it a spin myself...

August 2016 Progress Report

Each month this year I’m trying to round up all the most important personal finance happenings going on here. There are a number of reasons for this. Firstly, many personal finance bloggers talk an awful lot about abstract concepts, or their...

Saving money is hard - that's no secret. But there are some VERY good reasons why you should make TODAY the day you finally start regularly saving. Don't believe me? Read on for the financial motivation you need...

6 Reasons You Need To Start Saving Money Today

So you’re just days away from getting paid… You check your bank balance and just sitting there – waiting to be enjoyed – is an extra $100 you weren’t expecting. What to do? If you’re like most people that $100...