Why You Should Ignore Google Pagespeed Insights

Why You Should Ignore Google PageSpeed Insights

PageSpeed Insights should have everything going for it. It’s free, it’s made by Google, and it has a simple scoring/color system. But in fact, it’s one of the worst possible options for assessing or improving your website speed, especially if you use WordPress. This post explains why.

How To Start A Podcast

How To Start Your Podcast In 5 (Relatively Easy) Steps

This is a guest post by Jenna Spinelle. Jenna loves a good story and has spent more a decade telling them as a journalist, marketing professional, and most recently, as a podcaster. She hosts and produces the Democracy Works podcast, a collaboration between the McCourtney Institute for Democracy at Penn State and WPSU Penn State, central Pennsylvania’s NPR station. 


It’s a new year, and I understand that at least a few members of the Lyrical Host community have a podcast on their list of things to accomplish.

How To Keep Track Of Your Blog Finances

How To Keep Track Of Your Blog’s Finances

This is a guest post by Cyrus Vanover, a former accountant who now works as a freelance financial writer. He is also the founder of the personal finance blog, Frugal Budgeter. Based in the mountains of Virginia, he can be found hiking the local trails, listening to 80s music, and reading books on military history in his spare time.

If you’re like most, you probably started your blog as a way to earn money. Maybe you did it as a side hustle to supplement the income from your job, or perhaps you were inspired by lofty blog income reports and dreamed of earning enough from your blog to replace the income from your job.

7 Free Ways To Support A Blogger

7 Totally Free Ways You Can Support A Blogger

This is a guest post by Annie Chopra, an author and entrepreneur. She specializes in the fields of content creation and marketing and is currently running digital media brand She TheQueen to empower women across the globe. Annie loves to travel, read, and write.


The blogging industry is growing by the day and it is becoming increasingly common to know bloggers in your personal and professional life. If you’re reading this, you’re probably either a blogger or know some! If you’re like us and love the people in your online life and the blogging community, you may have wondered if you could be doing more to support the bloggers you interact with regularly.

Year in Review

2019: Lyrical Host’s Year In Review

Just like 2017 and 2018, 2019 has been a busy old year for us here at Lyrical HQ.

The biggest thing we did this year was launch our flagship course, Navigating SEO (to rave reviews!), but there are a lot of other things we’ve done too.

This post looks back at some of the things we’ve done in 2019…outside of welcoming hundreds of new people to the Lyrical Host family, creating a wealth of blog posts, support articles and videos, posting thousands of tweets, Facebook posts, and Pinterest pins, and of course answering thousands of support tickets!

How To Create A Great Black Friday Buying Guide

How To Create A Great Black Friday Buying Guide

Black Friday and Cyber Monday are a great time to earn affiliate commission. People are in the mood for buying – especially from the warmth, quiet and comfort of their own home! – so you don’t need to push for a sale. The most important thing is to create an appealing buying guide and market it well to get ahead of the competition.

This post takes you through planning, creating and promoting a Black Friday buying guide for any niche…whether you already have an audience or not!