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Readers of this blog and viewers of the Leaving Holland YouTube Channel sometimes ask me questions about blogging . Maybe you have the same questions and you might find your answer here. If not please feel free to contact me.

Meet and Greet the Nomadic Blogger

Meet and Greet the Nomadic Blogger

The Nomadic Blogger, as in I, is open for Meet and Greet sessions. I can answer your questions about several topics such as: The Netherlands (Europe) Digital Nomad lifestyle and working online Blogging and WordPress blogs Social Media and how to use it Starting a business Personal development Writing methods that boost creativity Or just, meet me, JC from Holland aka the Nomadic Blogger We can work out the details when you get in touch with me. Meet & Greet…

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Start a Travel Blog in 10 steps

Start a Travel Blog in 10 steps

On one of my comments on a website for writers I got the question on how to set up a travel blog. Now this might come as a surprise to you: setting up a travel blog is no different from any other blog. The basics are all the same. This article therefor may apply for non travel-blogger-wannabe’s also. Where to start? It all might seem a little bit overwhelming when you do your research and run into stuff like: domains,…

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How to get more traffic to your blog

How to get more traffic to your blog

All bloggers sooner or later will experience a drop in visitors numbers. And at some point in you blog life browsing the internet envying ‘more successful’ blogs can demotivate you enormously. You keep wondering what you are doing wrong and how to get more visitors and keep them on you blog. Maybe even subscribe to your blog by email so you know they are more likely to return. First of all: Do not doubt yourself! If you planned your blog…

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Can you run a WordPress website without Jetpack?

Can you run a WordPress website without Jetpack?

In short? Yes you can! And depending your theme and plugins you use, your website will be a lot faster after removing Jetpack. Now with that open en out, here is why I removed Jetpack and how I added featured I used from Jetpack to my website. The Why The why is simpel: I dislike the enormous strain Jetpack is laying on my website. It is a monstrous plugin absorbing way to much bits and bytes. And it slows down my…

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How to write smashing blogs when inspiration fails

How to write smashing blogs when inspiration fails

In your search for inspiration and contemplating your next blog post you have found my blog. And your search might end here. How to write smashing blogs even when inspiration fails, written specially for those days there is no creative flow? These subjects will help you improve your content quality, create a better findablility of your blog and help you with creative ideas to please your audience. You have already written about your niche market and drained that subject and…

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How long does it take for a website to get popular?

How long does it take for a website to get popular?

A few days ago someone asked me a question: How long will it take for a website to get popular and grow a substantial number of visitors? If you Google this question, lots of websites show up that try to sell the idea of an instant website growth. Hit 10.000 readers within 2 months and titles like that. It will cost you a fortune and you might want to ask whether it is done properly and in a way you…

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How a website grows on you

How a website grows on you

Leaving Holland website is an evolving project.  That means there is always something to do. As a website owner yourself you might recognise the maintenance your websites needs occasionally. To me it is a daily job: writing content, improving my English, since that is not my first language and working on my menu’s, tags, media library and finally: layout of the website to make it as accessible as possible for my readers. The ‘layout’-thing is mostly inspired by my bounce…

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