You've heard of WordPress themes before, but you're not 100% sure what they are. What do they do? Why do you need one? What's the difference between free, paid and custom themes? Why do people design from scratch? Let's dive in and talk about different theme options and when you'd want to use each one.
Meta descriptions. You've heard of them and heard you need them, but you're not sure what they are, how to write them or where to put them. It turns out, it's not super complicated, and you absolutely can have great meta descriptions for your website. Read on, friends.
Do you know what your next blog post will be about? Thinking of ideas doesn't have to be complicated! Here are five fun and easy ways to find a topic for your next post. (And not just any topic — one that will be enjoyable to write AND just right for your audience.)
Today I want you to do something for me. I want you to go to your website and take a look around. Your potential and existing customers visit, but when is the last time you did? While you're looking around, I want you to find one thing to change -- something that will make your site better. It also should be something you can act on today, and it doesn't matter matter how small.
Responsive web design. RWD. You know, when your site looks great on your desktop, tablet AND mobile device. It's important, for sure. Your viewers are using a variety of devices to view your site (check out your sessions by device in Google Analytics). And Google's algorithm gives priority to websites that display well on smartphones and other mobile devices. So how do you know what your site actually looks like on all those devices?
One question I'm asked frequently is, "How long does it take to build a website?" To which I respond, "Well, it depends." Read more about what it depends on and see how quickly we can get your site up and running today.
Sharon Downey was looking for a website to launch her side hustle (tarot reading) while working a full-time job. She worked on the site herself and also with a previous developer, but she needed help putting it all together and getting to the finish line. Read more about how I was able to help Sharon with her site.
In case you hadn't heard, one of the services I offer is website creation. Don't want to do it yourself? No worries. (Likewise, I don't want to do my own taxes or fix my own car.) I have a list of what I offer (including extras), what I need from you and the master plan, but in order to give an accurate estimate on cost and time, I need more information. Here are some questions I typically ask — from the high-level to the specific.
Tom Imerito is a writer in Pittsburgh, PA. At once drawn to the wonders of modern technology and the mysteries of times long past, Tom's writing centers on the conflicts between science and superstition, reason and religion, faith and doubt. Tom's new book, Heretic's Prayer, was just released, and he was looking for a website to promote it.
Any time you change a permalink on a page or post, you should make sure users can still get to the page with the old link. Luckily there are a bunch of great redirection plugins that can do this for you. Read more about why and how to use them.