Helpful Resources & Guides
for Bloggers & Website Owners
of All Levels

Over the last 7 years, I’ve been creating a lot of useful guides and articles about blogging and web design.
Here on my resources page I have listed all the guides that I feel will provide you with the most value when it comes to
developing your blogs and websites.

If you’re interested in getting started with a blog or website then the useful links below will help.

Starting A Website Or Blog

Below are my main tutorials on that will show you exactly how to get your own website or blog up-and-running in less than 30 minutes.

How to Make a WordPress Website
The easiest & simplest way to set up a new website.

How to Start a Blog
Guide to setting up a blog and getting started with blogging.

How to Build an Online Store with Shopify
Check this guide to set everything up.

How to Make an Amazon Affiliate Website
This tutorial will help you with getting started with Amazon Associates.

What is a blog
Still not sure exactly what a blog is? This guide will help ease your curiosity.

Blogging Glossary
Common terms used by bloggers and online marketers defined into plain English

Blogging Tips
A great list of actionable tips that new bloggers can use with ease to create a successful blog.

Domain Names & Hosting

These articles and pages were all put together to help people learn more about web hosting and domain names.

BlueHost Hosting Review:
The web hosting company that I currently use and recommend. They’re cheap ($2.95/mo) and throw in a FREE domain name – try BlueHost today.

Best Web Hosting:
if you are looking for a web hosting company for your new online project then I’ve reviewed over 20 different providers.

Best WordPress Hosting:
I’ve reviewed a range of different web hosting companies from managed WordPress hosting providers to shared web hosting – WP Engine is one of my favourites.

Best Domain Registrars:
an overview of 12 different domain registrars to determine which you should use for your domains.

Hosting Coupons and Deals:
my latest web hosting exclusive deals and offers

Bluehost Coupons:
All my latest Bluehost related deals on hosting.

Cheap Web Hosting:
looking for cheap web hosting for your next project? I review some of the latest deals from under $3 per month

How to Setup a Free Email Address:
learn how to setup a free email address for your business with BlueHost and Hostgator

Best Blog Name Generators:
I reviewed some of the most popular free domain and blog name generators to help you come up with a great name for your new website

How to Register a Domain Name:
I show you step by step how to get started with registering your next domain name

Top Level Domain Extensions:
an up to date list of a wide range of Top Level Domain (TLD) extensions and their latest pricing.

What is a Domain Name?:
A breakdown of what a domain name is and how they work.

Domain Value:
A Guide on how to get a true valuation of your domain name.

What is a Parked Domain Name
A guide to parked domains and how to use them.

How To Sell A Domain Name:
Step by step guide on how you can profit from selling domain names.

Google Domains Review:
Detailed look at Google Domains service.

Website Builders & Platforms

Not sure on which platform to use for building your website or blog? These articles might help you find the right one for you.

WordPress vs Joomla vs Drupal
There are many content management systems to use for a new website. Here’s a breakdown of the Pros and Cons of the three most popular options.

Top Blogging Sites
I’ve reviewed and compared most of the big blogging platforms such as WordPress, Weebly,Ghost and more

Best eCommerce Builders
A run down of the latest eCommerce website builders such as Shopify, Volusion and BigCommerce

Shopify vs. WordPress
Shopify is easy to use, but WordPress offers more flexibility. Which one should you choose, and why?

Best Website Builders
If you don’t want to build your own website from scratch there are a whole host of website builders now on the market. I have used my own money to sign up and review them all.

Weebly vs Wix vs Squarespace vs WordPress
I give a run down of the pros and cons of each of these 4 popular website and blogging platforms. VS
Which platform is better for you? We compare the two versions of WordPress.

WordPress Tutorials

WordPress is my number 1 choice for building a website or blog, so over the years I’ve written quite a few tutorials on how you can get the most out of it.

How to Install WordPress
this tutorial will show you how to install WordPress on to your web hosting account.

WordPress Installation Checklist
this handy checklist will help you to make sure you launch your new WordPress site right first time

How to Setup Yoast SEO on WordPress
this tutorial will show you how to install the popular WordPress plugin properly.

How to Speed Up WordPress
lots of tricks and tips to help you make your WordPress website faster.

Beginners Guide to WordPress Security
how to secure your WordPress website from hackers and malware.

WordPress .htaccess Optimisation Tips
some handy advanced tips to make your WordPress site faster and more secure.

Where to Learn WordPress
a list of useful WordPress resources and places to learn WordPress.

How to Change the Text Color and Size in WordPress
a simple tutorial to teach you how to change the color or size of your fonts.

How To Delete A WordPress Blog
Simple guide that shows you how to delete your old WordPress website.

WordPress Glossary
All the terms associated with WordPress and setting up your own WordPress website.

Best WordPress Membership Plugins
Turn your WordPress website into a paid Community website

Making Money Online

Once you have built your website or blog you might want to learn how to make money from it.

How to Make Money Blogging
a list of great ways to monetise your blogging efforts.

How To Make Money Online
102+ ways that you can make money online.

Best Affiliate Networks 
a comparison of some of the biggest and best affiliate marketing programs and networks.

What is Affiliate Marketing?
A guide to making money with affiliate marketing

Great Online Business Ideas 
one of my most popular posts – a list of online businesses you could start

70+ Ways to Make Extra Money:
want to make some extra money every month? This list of ideas might help.

Etsy Alternatives: How to sell your items beyond Etsy:
A guide where I show you the different web platforms you can use to sell on other than Etsy.

How to Make Money Doing Paid Surveys:
Doing surveys online can add up to a decent amount of additional income each month. See which ones I recommend you do.

How to Build An Amazon Affiliate Website:
We cover everything you need to know to start your very own profitable Amazon affiliate website.

How To Make Money On Instagram: 
Every way I know how to make money using the Instagram platform.

80+ Ways To Build Up A Lucrative Email List:
Easy strategies to building up your own email list.

Passive Income Ideas:
Ways of making money while you sleep

Amazon Associates Guide:
Everything you need to know about Amazon affiliate program.

How To Start A Business:
An extensive guide on just how you could start your very own business.

Best Online Jobs:
A list of jobs that you can do fully online and without the need to travel to and from work.

How To Make Money on Twitch:
An epic guide on how works and how you can earn cash from streaming your gaming adventures.

How To Start A Vlog:
Ever wanted to start your own Youtube channel and become a vlogger? Well this guide tells you how to do just that!

How To Sell Your Photos Online:
If you’re a photographer wanting to make money from your images online, then this is the guide for you.

Web Design Resources

I have compiled a list of some of my go to posts for people interested in learning more about web design.

Free Web Design Cheat Sheets
a range of cheat sheets I have created over the past 3 years to help bloggers, designers and developers.

How to Become a Web Developer
a quick overview of great resources to learn how to become a web developer and get your first web development jobs.

Best Text Editors Comparison
a comparison of all the text editors out there.

Best Web Design Software
a list of the web design software and tools I recommend and use myself.

Learning to Code for Free
I’ve compiled a list of free resources for learning where to code for free, from MOOCs to cool websites and eBooks. This is a great resource to get you started.

How Much Does A Website Cost
A complete guide on the possible costs of building a website.

Best Landing Page Builders
Need to create high converting landing pages and sales funnels? Check out this in-depth guide.

Social Media Resources

I have compiled a list of some of my go to posts for people interested in learning more about web design.

Best Social Media Management Tools
if you are managing multiple social media accounts you will want to check this list of handy tools.

Social Image Sizes Cheat Sheet
each of the social networking sites have their own optimum image dimensions, this cheat sheet puts them all in one place for you.

List of Social Media Sites
a list of social networking sites that you might want to check out for meeting new people or getting traffic to your website.

Best Times to Post on Social Media
I’ve compiled a list of the optimum times of day to post on the different social media sites such as Twitter, Facebook and Pinterest.

Instagram Tools
A list of some of the best instagram tools on the web from companies like Sendible to Crowdfire, which help you to grown your audience on social media.

Email & Email Marketing Resources

Best Email Hosting:
A review list of the best email hosting providers on the web

How To Set Up A Professional Email Address:
Your business card would be remiss without one. I’ll show you how to set one up in minutes.

ConvertKit Review

Easy Ways To Build Your Email List

How to Create A Professional Custom Email Domain Address

Web Hosting Review Resources

Bluehost Review

Hostgator Review

Cloudways Review

Greengeeks Review

A2 Hosting Review

WPengine Review

InMotion Review

Westhost Review

Purehost Review

iPage Review

HostMonster Review

Namecheap Review

Dreamhost Review

Hostinger Review

Siteground Review

Best Month To Month Web Hosting

Best UK Web Hosting Providers

Best Web Hosting For Australia

Best Free Web Hosting Sites

Best EIG Alternatives for Web Hosting and Domain Registration

Web Hosting Companies That Accept PayPal Payments

Best Dedicated Server Hosting

Best VPS Hosting

Host VS Host

Bluehost vs GoDaddy

Bluehost vs Hostgator

Bluehost vs Dreamhost

HostGator vs DreamHost

Cloudways vs Bluehost

Cloudways vs Hostgator

Cloudways vs Kinsta

Cloudways vs Digital Ocean

Hostgator vs GoDaddy

Namecheap vs GoDaddy

Cloudways vs WPengine

Cloudways vs Flywheel