WordPress

  • The best tips and tools for building your first WordPress site

    May 9, 2017 by Ashley Gainer

    I have a confession to make today: I’m not a very good web designer. I’ve never had any formal training – I’m completely self-taught. My craft is writing, and I’ve picked up web design as a necessary element of being a freelance writer and not having the budget for a proper website. I decided from…

  • 6 ways to monetize your WordPress blog and make more money online

    May 4, 2017 by Morgan Ryan

    If you’re ready to become a serious blogger and start making money online, you need to monetize your WordPress site. It may sound like a lot of work, but it’s actually easier than you might think to get started. All you need are the right techniques, some tools you trust, and a little creativity (which…

  • The key to managing multiple WordPress sites

    April 27, 2017 by Morgan Ryan

    As you’re growing your web design business and start taking on more clients, you’ll also start managing multiple WordPress sites – and that’s where things can get tricky. It’s a good problem to have (because that means that business is booming!) but being responsible for juggling so many different clients and sites and meetings and…

  • 15 steps to take before launching an eCommerce store

    April 18, 2017 by Helga Moreno

    When you are ready to take the risk and finally enter today’s world of eCommerce, pause for a moment before you leap. Step back from the edge of the unexplored virtual market and ponder whether you have considered each and every detail of your future project. This quick recap may save you from future disappointment…

  • The beginner’s guide to basic SEO and content writing on WordPress

    March 7, 2017 by Adam Fout

    WordPress is a wonderful tool, but it can’t do everything. For web designers, WordPress really is a godsend. It gives you the power to leave a great deal of development work right where it belongs, in the hands of the developers. By choosing the right theme, a good combination of plugins, and maybe even a…

  • How to resell web hosting (and why you should!)

    March 2, 2017 by Morgan Ryan

    Reselling web hosting is a fantastic way to generate recurring revenue every single month and continue to grow your design business. And the best part is that it’s incredibly easy to start. (It’s even easier to resell WordPress hosting, but we’ll come back to that in a minute!) So what exactly does it mean to…

  • 2017 guide to building your email list on WordPress

    February 9, 2017 by Brittany Berger

    There are a lot of people who thought email marketing would be dead by 2017. Heck, there are a lot of people that believe it’s dead already. But it still doesn’t show signs of slowing down. In fact, look at your favorite website, this website, or even your own. Do you see an obvious way…

  • What is SSL? Here’s the complete guide, plus how to install it

    January 30, 2017 by Morgan Ryan

    SSL is an important little acronym that every website owner should be familiar with, even if you’re just getting started or running a simple blog. So what exactly is SSL? In this post, I’ll cover what it is, why it’s important for your website, and how to easily install it. What is SSL? SSL stands…

  • 3 tips for managing lots of WordPress sites

    January 19, 2017 by Morgan Ryan

    When you’re managing lots of WordPress sites, it’s quite the task just to keep track of them all, let alone do the design work you were hired to do. You’ll be juggling multiple deadlines, working with lots of clients, and managing several employees, all while trying to keep those creative juices flowing. If you’re not prepared…

  • Why you need a WordPress staging area and how to use one

    January 10, 2017 by Morgan Ryan

    When you manage a WordPress site, eventually there will come a day when you need to make some changes to it. That could mean just some simple tweaks to the theme or an update to a plugin, but either way, your site will change just a bit. And when you have to make those updates, it…

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