Creating a website used to be a massive project.
And expensive too.
Everything had to be built by hand and businesses needed to work with an online marketing agency that would charge them tens of thou [...]
WordPress is the most popular content management system. Period. If you have a WordPress site — which you should if your site is a content site — you know how many plugins are available on this p [...]
You wouldn’t buy a brick and mortar business without getting a lock for the front door, right? I imagine you’d probably even get an alarm system and install some cameras.
These security measures a [...]
How fast is your website?
You might think your website is fast — but how fast is fast enough? You may be surprised that 47% of Internet users expect web pages to load in two seconds or less and they [...]
How can your website visitors contact you?
It’s a simple question, yet I see so many sites with complex solutions.
Take a moment to put yourself into the shoes of a user navigating your website. For [...]
Imagine waking up one morning only to discover an error with your WordPress administrative dashboard.
You contact your web hosting company, and they inform you that the website crashed — the handiw [...]
I have a major disclaimer before we begin.
A good part of my career has been working for some of the folks in this list.
In fact, I was personally responsible for setting annual revenue goals and hitt [...]
I started my first blog to avoid getting a job.
I’m completely serious.
I was coming to the end of my undergraduate degree in international affairs and the thought of getting a job at the state depa [...]
When it comes to creating your own blog, you have two options. There are pre-built platforms like Medium, LinkedIn, Facebook, Instagram, etc. These can be considered blogging platforms, and with them [...]
If you search for “gallery” on the WordPress plugins page, you’ll see nearly 3,000 results to choose from.
To say that number is overwhelming is an understatement.
Who has time to go through all [...]
Are you trying to create the perfect blog design?
You know, one that encourages people to read your content and share it on the social web and, most importantly, gets high rankings in the search en [...]
Without a doubt, Shopify is our recommended ecommerce tool.
But what if you’re already on another ecommerce tool and want to make the switch?
I put together this guide to help you transfer your stor [...]
If you’re building a site that’s 100% focused on content or 100% focused on ecommerce, the best choice on how to build your site is very clear.
What WordPress does best = Content
WordPress is now [...]
We’ve covered the high-level strategy of building an online store that makes real money here.
But how do we create the ecommerce website itself?
Below, you’ll find the 9 steps you need to take to [...]
There’s a bunch of steps that go into starting an online store.
What tool do you build your store with?
What do you name your company and how do you get a domain?
Do you dropship or not?
How do you [...]
In 2019, websites can no longer afford to ignore search engine optimization.
Nearly all internet activity starts with search: 93% of all Internet experiences start with a search engine and 39% of ecom [...]
In order for your website to be live on the Internet, it needs to be hosted.
If you’re creating a website for the first time, move “set up hosting” to the top of your to do list, if it’s not a [...]
When it comes to getting your website ranked, you need to take advantage of as many SEO hacks as possible. Creating a sitemap is one technique that will definitely help improve your SEO strategy.