the melisma digital blog

How to do a WordPress Plugin Audit

If you’re looking to speed up your website, the first thing you should start with is a plugin audit. A plugin audit can help you determine if you have things installed on your site that are slowing it down.  I know when was trying to get my first WordPress blog to pass Core Web Vitals, I … Read more

Tips for Starting Your First Niche Site

One of the most exciting things you’ll do when starting a new blog is picking your niche.  You may have a good idea of what you already want to do, or you may still be doing research.  Whether you’re starting a food blog, a life style blog, or a true niche site, this guide will … Read more

How much does it cost to start a niche site?

Are you ready to make the jump and start a niche site or a blog?  Good for you, you are well on your way!  Today I want to talk about some of the costs associated with running a website, and help you figure out what will work for you based on your budget.  We’ll cover … Read more

WordPress Themes for Multiple Blogs

If you plan on running more than one blog, the best thing you can do for yourself to standardize on one or only a few WordPress themes.  This way you can learn the ins and outs of your WordPress theme and all of your sites become much easier to manage.  This is important to think about when you’re … Read more

Pinterest Accounts: Business vs Personal, What’s the Deal?

When it comes to using Pinterest, there are two types accounts: Pinterest business accounts and personal ones.  If you have not decided what sort of Pinterest account you have come to the right place.  We are going to talk about Pinterest business accounts vs personal accounts, the differences between them, and when you should pick … Read more

How to Post Something on Pinterest

When it comes to Pinterest, one of the most basic things you need to know is how to post something on Pinterest.  Remember, the name of Pinterest comes in part from we call what we post on the platform – a Pin.  How to create a pin on Pinterest is something  we all need to … Read more

What Are Impressions on Pinterest?

When it comes to Pinterest, there can be a lot of confusion when it comes to trying to figure out how you are doing.  People talk about all sorts of different metrics, especially one called impressions.  If you find yourself wondering what are impressions on Pinterest, you have come to the right place.   We … Read more

WordPress Blog Hosting

One of the most important decisions you are going to make when starting your blog is picking a web host.  I know when you’re first starting out it’s really easy to look for the best deal possible. This is one of the cases where the cheapest thing might not be the best thing because your web host is … Read more