In today’s day and age, every small business needs to be online. It not only allows people to buy products and services from you without going into your physical storefront, it also helps you get found online and grow your customer base.
But, like anything, your website needs to be built and run correctly. It can be a lot, no doubt. These posts will help you learn what you need to know so that you can create your new website with confidence, and keep it running so it helps your business.
Navigating the WordPress theme landscape
The WordPress theme landscape is just as cluttered as plugins. But a theme is arguably more important to your site than a plugin. So how do you wade through the themes to find the right one.Read This Post About Navigating the WordPress theme landscape
How to navigate the WordPress plugin landscape
A situation with Pipdig showed the importance of selecting the right plugins and components for your website. So here's how you can navigate the WordPress plugin landscape.Read This Post About How to navigate the WordPress plugin landscape
Staying informed about web security
A couple of WordPress plugin-related security issues are not super uncommon in this landscape. But they serve a reminder that you have to stay on top of web security news to protect your site and users.Read This Post About Staying informed about web security
How to make sure your WordPress site is accessible
So you want to make your WordPress site accessible to everyone. Awesome. But it's a pretty big undertaking. Here are the simple steps to achieve that goal.Read This Post About How to make sure your WordPress site is accessible
How to blog correctly for your small business
Content marketing offers a great way to advertise your small business. But there are a lot of moving parts. So let's talk about one part: blogging correctly.Read This Post About How to blog correctly for your small business
Why you should learn (some) web development
Are you looking for something to learn in 2019? Wanting to fix or extend your website. Why not start to learn web development. It might be more helpful for your small business website than you think.Read This Post About Why you should learn (some) web development
Best e-commerce plugins for WordPress
You've decided you want to add an e-commerce section to your website this year. But there are so many options out there. Here are the plugins I suggest for online selling.Read This Post About Best e-commerce plugins for WordPress
How to make sure your content is accessible
You want to make your site accessible but have to wait for a developer to do it. What's something you can do right now? Make sure the content of your posts and pages are accessible.Read This Post About How to make sure your content is accessible
Should you create a website for your small business?
So you have a Facebook page for your small business and it's the only place your business is on the web. That's okay, right? If you want to grow your business, you're going to need a website too.Read This Post About Should you create a website for your small business?
My favorite StudioPress themes
So you want to use a prebuilt WordPress theme for your website. Great! Now where do you start? Well, here are some options I recommend from StudioPress.Read This Post About My favorite StudioPress themes
How to use page builders correctly
Page builders are very tempting to use, especially if you're a non-developer. But things can go wrong with them pretty quickly if you're not careful. Here's how to use them correctly.Read This Post About How to use page builders correctly