Monetization Boot Camp Day 5: Advanced Topics & Wrap-Up

Howdy, and welcome to the final day of our Personal Blog Monetization Boot Camp! We hope you’ve found the information we’ve present a useful starting point for earning income with your blog or website. Today, we’re going to cover some advanced topics, balancing life with…

Monetization Boot Camp Day 4: Social Networking

Ahoy, Boot Campees! Welcome to Boot Camp Day Four – Leveraging Social Networking. ¬†Today’s camp is less technical than previous days, because social networking is much like having a conversation in different venues – not many technical skills are required to be successful. Our focus…

Monetization Boot Camp Day 3: Ad Programs & Placement

Howdy Bloggers! We’re already at day three of our boot camp! Thus far, we’ve taught you to produce quality content and some basic concepts in Day One, and all about affiliate programs in Day Two. Day Three is all about ads, ad placement, product promotion,…

Monetization Boot Camp Day 2: Affiliate Programs

Welcome back to Boot Camp, attendees! Today’s topic: Affiliate Programs. We’ll talk about finding programs, signing up, inserting links onto your blog, publicizing your unique URL, and more. While the financial results will vary from site to site, the underlying principles are the same.

Monetization Boot Camp Day 1: The Basics

Alright, Boot Campees – Welcome to Day One: The Basics! In today’s post, we’re covering some basic concepts, terms, and tools in a generally broad overview. As the boot camp progresses, we’ll go into more detail, and also answer any questions we receive along the…

New Boot Camp – Monetizing a Personal Blog

Hi folks! Coming soon, we’ll be featuring a series of tutorials covering the basics of monetizing personal blogs. From affiliate links to ad programs, widgets to social networking, we’ll help you put a little extra money aside from your hard work blogging. While we can’t…

New Feature – Free Premium CommentLuv!

Hi folks! Just quick update to let you know of another super-cool bonus of hosting your WordPress site with Black Chicken Host: We now have an unlimited license for CommentLuv, one of the best-known comment-oriented traffic-drivers, and we’re offering it to our customers free of…

WordPress Plugins – Pros and Cons

WordPress Plugins – Pros and Cons

Many bloggers use WordPress (and we do, too!) which is a fantastic tool to use for an online presence. In addition to very nice built-in functionality, there is a robust community of developers who write add-on features for WP called “plugins.” Plugins can do anything…