Posts tagged with ‘websites’

  • Quick Tip: Back up or Clone Your WordPress Site with the Duplicator Plugin

    By Jennifer Mattern on August 26, 2014
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    No matter what kind of website you run, frequent backups are a necessity. With WordPress sites and blogs that's especially true because of the frequent core, theme, and plugin updates you have to perform. Having a fresh backup means you can revert all, or a part, of your site if something goes wrong during the update process (or if you're […]
  • Recommended Resource: NameSilo for Domain Registrations

    By Jennifer Mattern on July 23, 2014
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    If you've been a long-time reader, you probably know I run a lot of websites. And you might have seen me mention that GoDaddy was my registrar of choice (or at least the one I used and recommended). For years, GoDaddy had the best deals. While that might not matter much if you only need to register a few domains […]
  • To Query or not to Query: Part Five

    By Jennifer Mattern on June 22, 2009
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    This week we'll be finishing our series with successful freelancers, where we've been talking about queries, platforms, and finding freelance writing jobs. A major aspect of query-free freelancing is building a writer platform--your visibility and demand. There are many possible elements to a writer platform such as blogs, a professional website, published books, microblogging (Twitter), and speaking engagements. (If you'd […]
  • Why Freelance Writers Need a Professional Website

    By Jennifer Mattern on June 2, 2009
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    I'm a big believer in creating a Web presence as a freelance writer. Frankly, you couldn't give me an excuse I'd consider good enough for not building a professional website (although some have tried).  Let's explore why I feel they're so vital, and why it may be worth setting up a professional site even if you already maintain a steady […]
  • The Quick Flip Roster

    By Jennifer Mattern on December 22, 2008
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    I mentioned recently that I would be quick-flipping several websites to show you how to do that as an additional income stream when client work is slow (or perhaps just because you enjoy it). I also previously mentioned that I wasn't going to post the domains up front, but I changed my mind. You can find the sites through the […]