3 Key Essentials For Your Small Business Website

3 Key Essentials For Your Small Business Website

When you're setting up a small business website, there's a lot to keep track of. But missing these three key website elements may result poor customer experience and even lost sales. So, by the time we reach the end of this tutorial, you’ll have a clear understanding of three key, critical elements that your online business website has gotta have. (more…)

Where You Can Find Royalty Free Images For Your Business Website

Where You Can Find Royalty Free Images For Your Business Website

Having trouble finding great photography for your business website? Stick around and I'll show you some great, free resources that you can use. As a business owner who's getting their business online, have you ever struggled with where to find free images and photography that you can use on your website? Well in this tutorial, I’ll show you where you can go to find great images that you can use, royalty free. (more…)

Business Owner’s Guide To Front-End And Back-End Web Design

What Is The Difference Between Front End And Back End Web Development?

What's the difference between front end and back end web development? Well as you no doubt know already, the world of web design is loaded with jargon and terminology, which can sometimes be tricky to follow. To make matters worse, some terms are so widely used, that they're applied to many things...or they mean different things to different people. As a business owner, it's important to understand even some basic web design concepts. This makes it easier to communicate with others, and hunt for solutions on our own. So in this tutorial, we'll get some clarity on the jargonny, wacky world of web design! (more…)

The Best Code Editors For Online Business Owners

Best Code Editors For Beginners – Mac & Windows!

Looking for the best code editor for beginners? In a previous tutorial, Code Editors For Small Business Website Owners, we talked about what you'd need from a code editor as small business owner who wants to be able to control and manage your website yourself. We learned that while a simple text editor can do the job, going with a code editor, which as been purposely built to handle languages like HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and others, gives you a lot of handy tools and features to help make your work go faster. We also learned what we didn't need and also what we should avoid. If you missed it, be sure to check out that previous tutorial for more information before continuing here. (more…)

Code Editors For Small Business Website Owners

What Code Editor Should You Use? Find The Best!

Wondering what code editor you should use? If you're keen to really dig into web design and control your website yourself, then an important tool you'll need is some kind of code editing application. Simply said, a code editor is a simple piece of software that allows you to write and edit code by hand. Even if you're running a WordPress website, a solid code editor is a must-have tool for business owners who want to own and control their website themselves. (more…)

Web Design Tools, Services And Resources For Business Owners, Creative-Types, and Self-Marketers

Web Design Tools, Services And Resources For Business Owners, Creative-Types, and Self-Marketers

If you're a business owner, self-marketer, or creative-type who wants complete autonomy—to be able to build, maintain, and control your website yourself, then you're in the right spot! Here's a helpful list of resources, tools, and recommendations to help you go further with your online projects and ventures. As I discover new resources, I'll continue to add them here, so be sure to bookmark this page, and check back often! (more…)

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Top Web Hosting Companies For Small Business

Cheap Web Hosting For Small Business

Looking for cheap web hosting for small business? In this tutorial, I want to recommend some specific web hosting companies that might be a good fit for you and your business. The idea is to narrow down your number of choices from a seemingly endless number of web hosting companies to sort through, to just a handful of the best. This will give you a great starting point. (more…)

The Best FTP Applications For Mac Users

Best FTP Clients For Mac Users

Find the best FTP client for the mac. We talked about some FTP fundamentals in a previous tutorial, like how FTP works, what you need to know about it, and so on. Here, I'd like to provide you with some recommendations for FTP clients that you may want to consider using in your business. There's certainly no shortage of free and commercial-grade FTP applications available, but here we'll zero in on just a handful. If you're running a small business website, a free FTP application will be just fine. If you have more advanced needs, and want to ensure security and reliability, then going with a paid application is your best option. (more…)

The Best FTP Applications For Windows Users

Best FTP Clients For Windows – Find One That Fits!

Find the best FTP client for windows users. In a previous tutorial, we talked about some of the fundamentals of FTP and why it's important to know for your business—how FTP works, what you need to know about it, and so on. But what I wanted to do here was provide you with some recommendations for FTP applications that you may want to consider using. There's certainly no shortage of free and commercial-grade FTP applications available. If you're running a small business website, a free FTP application will be just fine. If you have more advanced needs, and want to ensure security and reliability, then going with a paid option is your best bet. (more…)

How To Use FTP To Connect To Your Small Business Website

How Does FTP Work? Clear Explanation!

How does FTP work? Well, when running any kind of small business website or online project, we often need to connect directly to our live website to access the files that are stored there. The best way to do this is to use something called FTP (File Transfer Protocol). While it may sound technical (and possibly related to quantum physics), it's actually pretty straightforward. So if you have no idea about FTP or how it all works, then you're in the right spot—that's what this tutorial's all about! (more…)