Articles about WordPress and getting more clients and stuff...
If you are running a small home based business then your website is the most important tool in your business arsenal. But is it good enough? Your website should be delivering in 3 areas for you: Trust and credibility – it should make you look good Lead generation – it should be getting you plenty … Read more
DIY is BIG! Whether it’s building your own website or getting stuck in around the home, people love doing stuff for themselves. And that’s great. A couple of years ago I installed my own kitchen and bathroom. And really, I’m no plumber. But the end result is not at all bad – even the pros … Read more
If you are a WordPress beginner getting to grips with adding and editing content or changing how your site looks, finding free help to actually get things done can be overwhelming. There is so much WordPress information out there it’s hard to see the wood for the trees. Here’s a brief guide to some good … Read more
In my work on websites I see a lot of WordPress blogs with badly organised categories and tags. Wisely used categories help your readers easily find content and guide search engines so they rank you the way you want. So what are categories and tags in WordPress? A category is a broad grouping for your posts. Some … Read more
You just can’t build a site and then leave it sitting there. You’ll be inviting problems from hackers, downtime due to broken plugins or lost enquiries from broken contact forms. Those problems can cost you big time. A hacked site could trash your reputation (maybe from ‘accidentally’ sharing viruses) and lost enquiries could cost you lucrative clients. It doesn’t stop … Read more
We’re going to look at a few ways you can improve your website and get the clients you really want contacting you. The problem is you are just not getting the enquiries you need for your business to thrive. And what’s more, too many of those who do get in touch, just aren’t turning into the kind … Read more
WordPress is free, community-based, software for building websites. It is very widely used, currently powering about a quarter of all new websites. We use it on Very Simple Sites for your site. The biggest use of WordPress is by a company called Automattic who use it to run WordPress.com where you can set up a website in minutes – with … Read more