Free web design course for business owners, creators, and self-marketers!

  • Discover the 5 different business websites you can build!
  • Learn the 3 critical web services your business needs!
  • Get the 10-item checklist your web tool must meet!
  • 20+ page workbook included!
  • Over 1 hour of free training to get you started!

Join 11,000+ business owners, creators, and self-marketers!

Start Your Free Course!

Category: Web Design For Business

How To Set Up World-Class, Managed WordPress Hosting With WP Engine

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…)

Connecting To Your Web Hosting Hub Hosted Website Using FTP

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…)

How To Connect To Your SiteGround Hosted Website Via FTP

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…)

Use FTP To Connect To Your WP Engine Website

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…)

Take Control Of Your Website With These Powerful Features From WP Engine

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…)

Run Multiple Websites From A Single Hosting Plan

If your web hosting supports it, you can easily run multiple websites from a single web hosting plan. This means that you don't need to have separate web hosting for each website you run, but instead you can run all your sites under a single hosting account. This makes use of something called Add-on Domains, and they're very easy to set up. Let me show you how! (more…)

Easy Site Testing And Updating With WP Engine Staging Servers

When you go to make changes or run updates on your website, there's always the risk of things not working as expected...or in the worst case, you inadvertently blow your site up! Well if you're using WP Engine as your web host (smart choice!), then your site comes with something called a staging server. Staging servers make it very easy to make site changes and updates, test new layouts and plugins, and so on. In this post, I'll further explain the concept, and then show you exactly to set one up and use it for your site. Finally, I'll also show you how to secure your staging server to keep it locked up and safe from public access. Sound like a plan? Then let's do it! (more…)

The Five Types Of Business Websites You Can Build

Did you know that there are just five different kinds of websites you can build for your online business? In this video, I'll walk you through each, and help you determine which one's best for your business. You'll also learn about the different ways that these five website types can be combined together to help you create the exact online business you're after. Sound good? Then let's go! (more…)

Web Hosting Comparison: Find The Best Host For Your Website

With so many web hosting companies, how can you know which one's going to fit your needs? After years of exhaustive research, I've been able to narrow it down to just three top choices for small business web hosting. These are hosts that I use myself for my various web projects, so I know they're great. In this video, we'll compare these three web hosts side-by-side to help you find one that'll be a perfect fit for your online business. Let's get started! (more…)

How Much Does It Cost To Build Your Website?

In a previous video, we discovered that hiring someone to build your business website comes at a huge up front cost. If you want specific numbers, be sure to check out that video. But in this post, I'll show you how you can set up your online business for just a fraction of the cost, and be in full control of your business and your website. You'll find out about what costs are fixed, what's optional, and where you can save yourself lots of money and headaches. Let's jump into it! (more…)