Proper Use of Headings for Book Bloggers

Welcome to my third in a four-part post series on my move from Paid Wordpress to Self-Hosted: Proper Use of Headings! This guide will cover what headings are, how they are used by search engines, and alternative ways of styling your posts if you are currently using headers.

Paid WP vs. Self-Hosted | How I Went Self-Hosted | Proper Use of Headings | SEO for Book Bloggers

This series discusses my lessons learned and tips you can use (even on Free Wordpress!) to improve your blog.

I know this likely seems like such a detour from the prior posts in this series. Originally this was going to be part of the SEO for Book Bloggers post, but it wound up being such a large section that I decided to break it out into it’s own post. This way, you can get your feet wet on a small thing th

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Making the Move from Paid WordPress to Self-Hosted

Welcome to my first of a four-part post series on my move from Paid Wordpress to Self-Hosted! These posts will discuss my lessons learned and tips you can use (even on Free Wordpress!) to improve your website.

Paid WP vs. Self-Hosted | How I Went Self-Hosted | Proper Use of Headers | SEO for Book Bloggers

At the end of June I made the scary leap to self-hosted for my blog, and I was surprised how easy moving to self-hosted from paid Wordpress was! I’d heard horror stories from friends who broke their site and spent weekends fixing it, which was the main reason I didn’t go self-hosted last year when I decided to buy a domain.

If you are a blogger considering making the move to self-hosted from Wordpress (either free or paid), this guide is for you! I will go over the actual steps I took, how long of a process it is, and a couple of things I’ve learned since. This is a long post, but it should answer all of your questions!

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Paid WordPress versus Self Hosted: What I wish the guides told me

Welcome to my first of a four-part post series on my move from Paid Wordpress to Self-Hosted! These posts will discuss my lessons learned and tips you can use (even on Free Wordpress!) to improve your website.

Paid WP vs. Self-Hosted | How I Went Self-Hosted | Proper Use of Headers | SEO for Book Bloggers

I made the jump from Paid Wordpress to Self-Hosted a couple of weeks ago, and I’ve learned a lot since that process. My lessons began about eleven months ago: I wanted to add Google Analytics to my website and found I couldn’t unless I was on the Business plan ($20/month). If I wanted to pay that much I could have gone with managed Wordpress. This paid wordpress versus self-hosted guide aims to assist bloggers considering moving from free wordpress to having their own domain.

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