Posts tagged with ‘websites’

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

    By Jennifer Mattern on August 26, 2014
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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 […]