Desiree Johnson Resources

Desiree Johnson is a Content Specialist at Bluehost where she writes helpful guides and articles, teaches webinars and assists with other marketing and WordPress community work.

Loans vs. Grants: The Best Funding Sources To Help Your Small Business in 2021

Small businesses were hit the hardest during the height of the 2020 pandemic. Forced closures and safety measures to prevent the spread of the virus severely affected small business owners.  Since then, both consumers and...

Introducing eCommerce Plugins You’ll Love on Your WordPress Website

Consumers spent more than $860 billion on online purchases in 2020. eCommerce accounts for roughly one in five retail purchases, and it continues to trend upward.  The growth of eCommerce represents an increased opportunity for...

What Managed WordPress Hosting Is and What It Means for Your Online Business

You’ve probably heard of managed WordPress hosting in your search for a web host. Compared to other hosting options, you might be wondering why it’s so popular among website owners. To choose the best managed...

How Long Should a Blog Post Be in 2021?

Whether you want to start a blog for your business or improve your current blog’s performance, one of the key things to consider is how long a blog post should be.  Business blogs can help...

Black Hat SEO Techniques That Can Destroy Your Search Ranking

Ranking on the SERPs (search engine result pages) is excellent for business, as it exposes you to lots of growth opportunities. However, if you use the wrong techniques you can destroy your search engine ranking...

How To Set Up Instagram Shopping: A 2021 Sales Guide

If you own an eCommerce brand, you can use Instagram shoppable posts to boost your brand awareness, sales, and revenue. Instagram Shopping is a feature that empowers businesses to create digital shops with shareable product...

What Is Web Hosting Bandwidth? Understanding Bandwidth for Website Owners

When selecting a new web host, one of the most important factors you’ll have to consider is the amount of bandwidth that will be included in your plan.  If you’re unsure of what web hosting...

Website Speed: 5 Ways To Fix a Slow Website

Today’s internet user is often on the go and expects websites to load quickly. They want instant access to information from their laptops, tablets, or smartphones.  Having a nice-looking website is a good thing, but...

What a Subdomain Is: The Ultimate Guide

As your business grows, so does your desire for a website that can land new clients, convert leads, and manifest your plans.  However, things can get muddled when trying to fit your large ideas into...

How To Get Started With Email Marketing

Email is one of the most reliable marketing channels. In a world where new social media platforms seem to pop out of the woodwork, email consistently delivers top results.  Large corporations and small businesses can...

Why “Doing Business As,” or a DBA, Might Be an Essential Tool for Your Small Business’s Growth

It’s easy to dream of the days when starting a business was as simple as selling lemonade in front of your house to thirsty neighbors.  But when you grow up, a successful business is about...

How To Choose a Business Name That’s Right for Your Company

Every new business has the same question when starting: How do you come up with a brand name?  A name might be based on a Greek goddess like Nike or tell you what the business...