Last updated on May 20th, 2022. Posted in Establishing Your Home Base Online.
Now about WordPress -- what are some important things to know about it for your online business and website? Like, is it the right choice for you and your website? Can it handle the online business and the sorts of ideas you have? If you're unsure, then you're definitely in the right spot -- in today's post, we'll outline three important aspects of WordPress that are critical for you to know...so you can decide if it's gonna be a good fit for you. (more…)
Last updated on May 15th, 2022. Posted in Establishing Your Home Base Online.
I got a frantic email from a friend, freaking out that she'd lost some crucially important data she had saved on an external hard drive (I seem to get these sorts of panicked emails every month or so). Now we both know about the importance of data backup...but here, let's see how it applies to one of your online business's most crucial components. (more…)
Last updated on April 13th, 2022. Posted in Establishing Your Home Base Online.
The benefits of WordPress are numerous, my friend! Many, many top websites in all kinds of different markets are using WordPress as their main web builder and web platform. But if you aren't using WordPress right now, you may not really get what all the fuss is about. Or, maybe it isn't quite clear why WordPress is such a smart choice for online businesses. So here, we're gonna walk through some big reasons why WordPress is an ideal choice for your business website. (more…)
Last updated on April 11th, 2022. Posted in Establishing Your Home Base Online.
One of the worst mistakes I've ever made (at least as far as my online business is concerned) was with my website. See, when I was starting out about a zillion years ago, I chose the WRONG web design software to build my website with. I know many of my students have made this mistake too. It sucks! So here, we're gonna make sure you get yourself set up right...so that you don't make the same stupid mistakes I did! (more…)
Last updated on April 10th, 2022. Posted in Establishing Your Home Base Online.
"Hosted" and "self-hosted" websites -- Have you heard of these confusing web design terms before? Why do they have to make everything so confusing?! Well most importantly, you wanna make sure you're setting your website up right...cuz it's waaay too easy to set it up wrong! So let's sort out these two confusing web terms, "hosted" and "self-hosted," and find out which one's gonna be the best for you and your website. (more…)
Last updated on April 8th, 2022. Posted in Establishing Your Home Base Online.
Why use WordPress? Especially for your online business website -- is it the best choice? Is it expensive, limited, and difficult to use? I'll tell you, there are a lot of misconceptions about WordPress and how it works. And I think after this video you're going to be pleasantly surprised. So here, you and I are gonna find some big answers to the question, "why use wordpress?" (more…)
Last updated on March 31st, 2022. Posted in Establishing Your Home Base Online.
How to transfer a domain name to a new host -- perhaps you're in a situation where you want to not only move your website and domain name to a new host, but also launch a new website. This may seem technical and convoluted, but in fact it's a fairly straightforward process. So here, let's see how to transfer a domain name to a new hat. (more…)
Last updated on March 16th, 2022. Posted in Establishing Your Home Base Online.
Software for online business websites...what tools should you be using to not only build your online business website, but what about longer term...running your online business day to day? The whole thing might seem kinda complicated but really, there's just a handful of powerful tools and software for online businesses websites. (more…)
Last updated on March 1st, 2022. Posted in Establishing Your Home Base Online.
WordPress for business websites -- is WordPress a good choice for you when building your business website? After all, how can you know if it's going to be the best way to go for your online business website? Well here, you'll discover a handful of key reasons why WordPress makes a perfect fit for any type of online business website. (more…)
Last updated on February 25th, 2022. Posted in Establishing Your Home Base Online.
Your WordPress site may not be secure, my friend! Now that said, WordPress is certainly strong. So why do we hear about so many websites getting hacked? Why do we hear that WordPress sites are not secure? Well often, it's because website owners leave their WordPress sites vulnerable to attacks. Many website owners simply don't know any better. So here, you and I are going to walk through how to lock your site down tight and keep the bad guys out. (more…)