Last updated on June 12th, 2019. Posted in Web Design For Business.
In the first video in this series, you got introduced to some important, foundational SEO concepts. And in this second video, we'll dive even deeper and explore some key, critical components to attract organic traffic to your website and business. (more…)
Last updated on June 10th, 2019. Posted in Web Design For Business.
Not too long ago, I was talking to my subscribers about how to attract more traffic, and how to get their website to show up in Google. And while I had some great discussions, I realized that a lot of people are confused by this stuff. After all, it can seem mystical or even frustrating, can't it? So I decided to make a few videos for you that go much deeper into these topics. This is the first video in the series. (more…)
Web design can seem very confusing, especially when there's so much being dumped on you -- Google Analytics, SEO, shopping carts, should you start a blog, social media, payment gateways, and about a hundred other issues -- it's easy to get overwhelmed. So in this post, what I've done is clearly laid out a sequential set of steps to help you get started in web design, and get your online venture live on the web. So by the end of this tutorial, you’ll have a clear set of actions that you can take to get your business online and earning revenue. Let's jump into it! (more…)
If you're wanting to register your website's domain name, but aren't sure about how it all works, then sight tight and check out this video—I'll walk you step-by-step through the whole process and show you exactly how it's done. To do this, we'll need to use what's called a domain name registrar. I always recommend NameCheap. I've been using them for years, and they make the whole process very straightforward. Ready? Then let's get going! (more…)
Looking for solid, reliable, managed WordPress hosting, where all the technical stuff and day-to-day management of your site is looked after for you? WP Engine is one of the biggest and best offering this sort of web hosting. That's why they're one of my top recommendations. And in this video tutorial, I'm going to walk you through the entire set up process, step-by-step. By the end of all this, you'll have some world-class web hosting and a fresh installation of WordPress ready to go. So let's roll! (more…)
If you've registered your domain name with NameCheap and set up your managed WordPress hosting with WP Engine, then the third and final step to setting up your website is to point your domain name to your hosting—and that's exactly what this tutorial is all about. It might seem like an overly technical process, but it's actually pretty simple. Let me show you how it works! (more…)
That title's a mouthful! Anyway, FTP is a great method for managing your website—handling updates, admin stuff, troubleshooting...stuff like that. But if you've never worked with FTP before, then it can seem a little confusing. In this tutorial, I'll show you how to connect to your Web Hosting Hub hosted website so that you can work with your site directly. I'll also throw in a few goodies and handy tips as we go. Grab a coffee and let's get going! (more…)
FTP is a very common way to connect to and manage your website. It's a great method for posting updates, fixes, and all around housekeeping. But if you've never used FTP before, it can seem kinda confusing. In this tutorial, I show you how to connect to your SiteGround hosted website using FTP. And along the way, I'll show you a few tricks too. So let's get going! (more…)
FTP is a very common method for connecting directly to your website. Think of it as opening up a two-way street between your computer and your live site. This is perfect for publishing updates, troubleshooting problems, and so on. With WP Engine, we'll be using a more secure version of FTP, called SFTP. And in this tutorial, I'd love to show you how it all works, so let's take a look! (more…)
WP Engine comes with some powerful commands and features to help us run our sites efficiently, and troubleshoot any problems that may come up. In this tutorial, let's take a look at some of the big features. If you're already using WP Engine, this video will give you a great sense of some of the powerful tools you now have at your disposal. Or, if you're not using them for hosting yet, let this video demonstrate some of the great features that you'll get if you decide to use 'em. Either way, come see what WP Engine has in store! (more…)