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5 Reasons to Use Managed WordPress Hosting

by | Blog | 25th July, 2017

Whilst it is true that WordPress can be installed on pretty much any web host that offers a PHP and MySQL platform, there is a lot to be said for opting for a WordPress optimised web hosting plan. In truth, a typical WordPress hosting plan will be like for like...

8 Great Resources for Finding Freelance Jobs

by | Blog | 25th July, 2017

Most people tend to set out on their freelance journey already armed with a handful of essential, bill-paying clients. Very few dive right in without a single client on their books and just hope/pray to land a worthwhile job. But let’s be honest, clients don’t last forever. You could be...

Content is King – What Makes a Good Article

by | Blog | 24th July, 2017

When it comes to setting up a blog (or regular website), most people tend to focus on the development and the design of the site with the content itself often taking a backseat. They deem the technical aspects of the build to be far more importance than its substance. This...

5 Contact Form Plugins for WordPress

by | Blog | 12th July, 2017

The first plugin often install when we setup our WordPress blog is the ever popular contact form plugin. Which one you use will ultimately come down to a matter of preference as pretty much all of the ones in the marketplace perform the basic function of sending you e-mail as...

10 Chrome Extensions Which Assist in Online Marketing

by | Blog | 11th July, 2017

Online marketing is often a tough, tedious job. Especially if you want to achieve any significant level of success. It’s a lot of leg work often going through tiring and cumbersome processes to make sure your on site and off site campaigns are functioning at their optimum. But fortunately, there...

10 Hosting Types Explained

by | Blog | 11th July, 2017

We often get asked here at HostPresto, what are the differences between the various hosting types we offer. On top of that people are keen to know how all of the various plans and packages stack up and what hosting type, plan or package would be best suited to a...

How to get a Site Approved on AdSense

by | Blog | 5th July, 2017

AdSense is without a doubt the go-to ad network of choice for web publishers. It’s ease of use, advertising reach, integration features and earning potential makes it a clear winner across the board. But unfortunately, not everyone can use it. Getting a site approved for Google AdSense can be tough...

5 Alternatives to WooCommerce

by | Blog | 3rd July, 2017

WooCommerce has long been the go to storefront option for many WordPress users. Its easy integration into existing WordPress blog setups coupled with the fact it’s free and has an extensive feature list makes it a clear winner for most. But there are alternatives, some of which may well be...

The 10 Best SEO Plugins for WordPress

by | Blog | 30th June, 2017

All bloggers long for more traffic, but as we all know generating traffic to any site, blog or otherwise, is a challenge. Most people tend to focus on “offsite” campaigns be it link building, media advertising or paid click sources but have you ever considered there could well be more...

Our 10 Favourite Free WordPress Themes

by | Blog | 30th June, 2017

Following on from my recent post featuring premium wordpress themes, I’ve decided to put together a list of what I consider the top 10 free themes for your blog. All of the below have been tried and tested over time and all of them whilst looking visually stunning all come...