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Tutorials and How To’s

Last updated on: 05th Oct 2022
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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.

  • how to write a good blog post
    Many people wonder how to write a good blog post, and I would like to share my method with you. Although every step has more than one point of attention, you can write a good blog post in 3 easy steps.  Writing is personal, of course. Take these steps, my preparation…
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  • 57 starting a blog tips to give you a headstart
    Starting a blog can be a great experience. It is also effortless to start, and you don't need to have a degree or study years before launching it. However, it might come in handy if you had some information about specific things to know before starting a blog.  I started…
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  • How I got an almost perfect web page performance score
    With Google's shift to a more user-centric way of ranking, a perfect web page performance score becomes increasingly important to get great rankings in search engines. However, these ranking factors are about a lot more than increasing speed.  Wrong configurations or decisions will slow down your website. A faster server won't…
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  • create board covers for Pinterest 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…
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  • Make Your Pins Pop
    By now, many of you already know some of the basics of getting your pins noticed on Pinterest. It would help if you made 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,…
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  • Tracking Affiliate Links 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 many ways to track if visitors clicked your affiliate links, and plugins like ThirstyAffiliates make it very easy to do. I want…
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  • what are 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.This post will explain what core web vitals are, what user experience has to do with it, and what they mean for the SEO ranking of your…
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  • How to start 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.…
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  • Fixing Styling Issues in WordPress
    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…
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  • playing with lists
    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…
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My name is Jip, and I created the Side Gig Longlist to learn all I can about blogging and making money online.
Having decades of experience in information technology, I decided to explore all the non-technical aspects of blogging, marketing, and promoting.
I also happen to like sharing the things I know and learn with others.
This blog is my platform to experiment, learn, and share.

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