Building a website is a lot like building a house. Very few of us would build a house without first thinking about what we need, creating a floor plan, and carefully choosing our building materials and contractors. As a smart website owner, you should also take the time to create a plan and a strategy for your website.
You know how you used to use the Yellow Pages to find businesses? Now, you turn to Google. You know you need a website, but is it working for you? Learn how to build a smart website designed for growth.
Some of us love to write, so we decide to blog. Sometimes we continue to blog just to feel like we're doing something for our business. But without a plan, we could be wasting our time.
I see three common mistakes new bloggers make without realizing it. I know - starting a blog or website is sometimes overwhelming. You have a lot to learn, and you're anxious to get up and running quickly. So, you look for some shortcuts, like free or boiler plate websites, or you blog on social media. Unfortunately, you don't see the results you want from your new endeavor. It's easy to fix.
I've learned it's worth taking the time to choose the right platform for your blog or website. Although many experts will advise against choosing WordPress.com, I believe sometimes it's the right choice.
Blogging is hard work, and it can quickly lead to overwhelm. How can I find the time to write and manage all that content and run my business?
Anyone who knows me knows I'm a big fan of blogging. Not only do I…