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Facebook as we know has connected the world and groups make it easier for bloggers to learn about blogging, WordPress, SEO, sales funnels, marketing….(the list goes on and on and on….. Connecting with people in your niche will drive traffic, so here is the ultimate list of Facebook Blogging Groups.
WordPress can be pretty daunting for a newbie blogger. The is a LOT to learn! AND it can be confusing at the beginning.
I have been a WordPress designer and blogger for many years and want to share with you some tricks and tips that I have learnt over the years and that will always come in handy on your blogging journey. I plan to do a full series on WordPress Tips & Tricks for the WordPress beginner, but I am sure that these tips will come in very useful!
First of all, theme development is hard work. It can take an extraordinary amount of time to produce a child theme that is coded to industry standards. The look of the website is important, but what goes on behind the scenes is what can make or break a website in terms of search engine ranking, website speed, functionality and the end user experience.
Think wild, think whacky, think funny because this is what you need to entice people to get onto your blog. Use those creative thoughts you have. By all means use the keywords in your title but think up something ORIGINAL, because the boss lady Google wants fresh content!
One of the best aspects of design is choosing a colour palette. Usually colour palettes that we use here at Pretty Web Design is inspired by photographs and with this in mind, this leads us to branding with respect to logo design.
Great excitement – you have a website which looks stunning but no-one told you the ins and outs of getting your website noticed by our good friends, the search engines and how to get website traffic. Today’s blog post is about driving traffic to your fabulous business idea and seeing the results of your investment of time and money.
I have a background in customer service and have spent most of my working career dealing with the general public and corporate business. I am a problem solver at heart and logic is probably one of my key characteristics. I do not believe for one second that first and foremost, I am a creative, I see a project in big picture view and the cycle of action needed to design a website according to a clients needs is the first vision my very busy brain sees. The creativity comes second.
WordPress can be quite daunting for someone who has never used the platform before, but we can assure you once you have a good understanding of the process of using this awesome tool, you will never use another content management system again. Let us get started and give you some tools to get your ideas on the net ! Here is a quick tutorial to setting up your blog.
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