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Tutorials and How To’s

Last updated on: 20th Feb 2021
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As I noticed that I am adding more tips, tricks, tutorials, and/or howtos It seemed like a good idea to group them together.

Below is a list of posts that contain tutorials, sometimes small, sometimes longer, of which I hope may be useful to you.

create board covers for Pinterest in minutes

Create Pinterest Board Covers in Minutes

Would you like to give your Pinterest boards a more professional look? Then keep on reading as I will explain in this easy step-by-step mini-tutorial how you can create Pinterest board covers in minutes! What are Board Covers? On Pinterest, you can create boards to collect your Pins. These boards… Read More...

Make Your Pins Pop

By now a lot of you already know some of the basics of getting your pins noticed on Pinterest. You need to make your pins pop so they get noticed in that overwhelming stream of pins. They need to have bright, beautiful colors, big fonts, not too much text, and… Read More...

Tracking Affiliate Clicks with Google Analytics 4

Finally, I found time and a topic to write another Fix-It Friday post about. Today I want to implement tracking affiliate clicks with Google Analytics 4.  There are a lot of ways to track if visitors clicked your affiliate links and plugins like ThirstyAffiliates make it very easy to do.… Read More...
understanding Google's new ranking factors - core web vitals

Core Web Vitals

As Google focuses more and more on rewarding excellent user experience it is time to start looking at more than just some performance indicators.In this post, I am going to talk a bit about what the Core Web Vitals are and what they mean for your blog.  As always I… Read More...
How to start as a newbie

How to Start a Blog as a Newbie

Starting a blog is a great way to share your thoughts and stories while building a source of income on the side. It might seem hard, and frankly, it can be, but with a little help and guidance, you really can have your own blog out there in no time.… Read More...
Fixing Styling Issues in WordPress

Fix-It Friday – How To Fix Styling Issues

Have you ever added a plugin to your beautiful WordPress theme that was brilliant but didn't work well with the styling of your theme? This post will learn you a bit about fixing styling issues in WordPress. Some plugins will let you customize their styling, but often this is limited… Read More...
playing with lists

Fix-It Friday – Playing With Lists in WordPress

Let's start with what I want to accomplish while playing with lists in WordPress. It might give you a bit of an idea of what this post is going to be about. The Side Gig Longlist is based around lists. In WordPress, this is quite easy to do, especially with… Read More...

Fix-It Friday – Get more out of a 404

The idea of this hopefully useful post is that I would like to explore and share with you how to get more out of a 404, or page not found, error. Like a lot of bloggers, I am using WordPress as my CMS, but I expect that this information will… Read More...
how to connect to your audience with Tailwind

Get Better Pins in Less Time with Tailwind for Pinterest

If you want to get the most out of Pinterest, without spending hours of your time on your Pins, then you should use Tailwind for sure. Let me explain Tailwind and what you can do with it in this first article of a series of posts on how to get… Read More...
Use Canva to Save Time Creating Visuals


There are a gazillion images that you can buy or download for free, but when it comes to that picture that you need for your blog... No problem, I hear you think, there are also hundreds of photo-editing applications available, so let's get one. But when you start them and… Read More...

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