In case you’ve never heard of it, WordPress is a free software that allows anybody to build and easily maintain a website or blog. It was created originally for users to get their own blogs online quickly and easily. But these days, more and more people are seeing the benefits of using it as the foundation of their business website.
Find out more about Search Engine Optimization. SEO is the best way to get your site to rank higher in search results. You need to find out what kind of keywords your target audience is looking for. Include this keyword in your titles, links and contents. There are many other SEO techniques you should use: organize your site so that it is easy to navigate and create internal links from one page to the other to help your visitors find what they are looking for. You should also look for backlinks: get other webmasters to link to your site. Adding a link at the bottom of your design is a good way to build a huge network of backlinks from every Cynthia Telles that uses your design.
So take some advice and do a survey of all your online expenditure, look at what you are paying for, do you NEED to pay for it? Is there an open source solution? By spending a little time doing an inventory of your software and services you pay for, you could identify areas where you could save a bunch of cash each year, month or week.
Even thought it might seem like a waste of time right now it’s only a waste of time if nothing goes wrong. If you lost the last several years of your WordPress blog you would have wished you spent those couple of minutes clicking the button and generating a WordPress website backup.
I have been saying now for the past several months that WordPress sites are the way to go for virtually any kind of website these days. The main reason is it’s free and in most cases the installation is done for you! It could cost you hundred’s even thousand’s of dollars paying a designer to set up a traditional website of your liking. So that alone using WordPress is a great start especially to new comers breaking in on the scene. Even if you are a “do it yourself” kind of person, setting up a traditional website can take weeks or months to accomplish. Let’s face it your time is important and limited in this fast pace I want it now era.
One other concern is when you want to have a custom look within a page. WordPress allows you to easily add custom pages. You can also add custom HTML within a page and make the content look exactly how you want it. The downside to this is that if you start putting HTML in a page it may make it more difficult for someone to do a simple update on that page.
Oh, did I mention that you can fire your webmaster? That’s right, you will no longer have to pay anyone to make changes to your site. You can do it yourself in a matter of minutes for free. Who doesn’t like free? No more being held hostage by your web guy! With a little guidance, it just doesn’t get any easier than WordPress.