Articles by Brian Jackson

Brian is the Chief Marketing Officer at Kinsta. He focuses on everything from developing new online growth strategies, content creation, technical SEO, and outreach within the community. He has a huge passion for WordPress, has been using it for 8+ years, and even develops a couple premium plugins. Brian enjoys blogging, movies, and hiking. Connect with Brian on Twitter.

Join Kinsta’s Make Money with WordPress Facebook Group

We want all of you to be successful with WordPress as a platform, whether you’re a Kinsta client or not. Many of you run affiliate niche …

5 Tips for Unbelievably Awesome Customer Retention

Picture this: It’s a rainy, muggy night. Neither you nor your significant other feels like cooking, so you begin the time-honored tradition of debating where to …

WordPress Activity Log – 7 Things You Should Be Tracking

When your WordPress website is small, it’s easy to keep tabs on everything that happens within it. However, as it grows in size and complexity it …

Why You Should Stop Using Nulled WordPress Plugins and Themes

No one likes spending more money than necessary – it’s a human thing. Even one of the richest people in the world, Warren Buffet, still searches …

WordPress Cookies and PHP Sessions – Everything You Need to Know

Cookies were first invented in 1994 by a computer programmer named Lou Montulli. Without them, the web would be quite a different place. Whether your logging into …

Stripe vs PayPal – Which Payment Gateway Should You Choose?

Starting an ecommerce business is an exciting, chaotic time. You have so many things to consider: should you use a hosted platform or manage your store …

How to Fix the WordPress HTTP Error (Uploading Images to Media Library)

As with any platform, there are always those annoying errors or problems you have to learn how to work through. Trust us, we’ve pretty much seen …

8 Best WordPress Ecommerce Plugins For Your Store

The options for building an online store seem to grow more plentiful by the year. You have your SaaS (software as a service) platforms like Shopify …

15 Best Google Fonts by the Numbers (Tips on Usage)

At the time that we’re writing this article, there are 884 different Google Font families available for free. That’s a lot of choices! Which is why …

Kinsta Kingpin: Interview with Basilis Kanonidis

You can find Basilis on Twitter or LinkedIn. This is our recent interview with him, as part of our Kinsta Kingpin series. Q1: What is your background, & …

Is the New Chrome Ad Blocker Affecting Your Income? (What to Do)

At least 40% of internet users in the US have an active ad blocker installed, according to some reports. When you consider that Chrome has come …

An In-Depth Look at the 10 Best WordPress Comment Plugins

Comments are as much a part of a blog as the article itself. Your comment section engages readers and allows them to interact with other people …