When you want to engage in content marketing, you create a website and fill it out with content. Content is the information that you present to your niche audience for their benefit. It might answer a question, solve a problem or entertain them. Content can take many forms. Examples include text, videos, infographics, photographs or podcasts.
There are three essential things to bear in mind when you create your content:
The content on your website must have value. If you are not answering a question or providing necessary information for your reader or listener, they will not waste time going further into your website. You will have mere seconds or a few lines to show your audience that you have something important for them. Make it count. Posting irrelevant information will not help anyone or keep people around to see what else you have to offer. The attention span of an Internet reader or listener is extremely short. You must provide value in every post, from start to finish. Coupon websites are notoriously thin on…
How to Create a Professional-Looking WordPress Website in 5 Minutes
If you are going to have a professional-looking website for your business, but don’t want to break the bank, then you need to know about two things: WordPress and coupon codes.
First: Coupon Codes
To set up your website, you’ll need to i) register a domain name, and ii) buy web hosting. Hosting is a server where your website is located. These costs can get out of hand quickly. They start at about $50/year, but these companies like to scare you into upgrading into larger plans, which can be $200/month or more!
Luckily, it’s a competitive industry and they offer lots of promo codes to incentivize new customers. You can use a Wiseinvesting.org
to find coupons for the hosting company you need, and then you can save more by purchasing multiple years at once (at the discounted rate).
WordPress makes building a website fast and easy. All major hosting companies offer it for free. Once you install it, you can add themes (there’s…
Free WordPress templates can be a great way to give your blog a breath of new life with just a couple clicks. You don’t have to change the information on your site because WordPress is a database driven CMS. You can simply change the template you are using and then your whole site will instantly look different and all your posts, comments and pages will be right there, it’s that easy
If you’re using a WordPress blog on your website, you can definitely benefit. WordPress can help you create a great-looking site and it has some great qualities to integrate search engine optimisation, social media, and other interactive elements that can benefit your business. But, if you’re using a free WordPress site or a free WordPress template, you could be selling your online business short.
Are Free WordPress Sites Worth Using for Business?
Some sites entice you by offering to host a WordPress blog for you for free. WordPress.com
is an example. Instead of having a website URL such as: yoursite.com, your site would…
Frontpage used to be an HTML editor that was very popular. Even thought Microsoft no longer supports Frontpage, it continues to be quite popular in the business website community. Users need to ensure that their hosting accounts support Frontpage. If Frontpage is supported, they can upload their web pages directly on to the servers. However, Microsoft has decided to discontinue the development of this product. As a result, many webmasters are forced to look at different alternatives.
Content Management System (CMS) Options
The first alternative is to look at content management systems (CMS)
. There are many different types of CMS available. Some require you to pay a one time fee, some are subscription based, and some are free.
A commercial CMS can cost thousands of dollars and may be more appropriate for a large corporation. Such systems are meant to power huge sites (e.g. international sites).
For smaller businesses, subscription based CMS may be a good alternative. By paying a small monthly fee, you get to enjoy similar features as the large corporations. The…
Contrary to popular belief, website templates are very professionally designed templates by professional designers and others.
Many people have a belief that website templates are just “cookie cutter” templates that all look and feel the same. Well yes and no. Some website templates are the same template but in various colors.
However, some templates are as different as night is from day. Very unique in the design and feel of the website.
Here a 4 reasons why you should definitely consider using website templates when building your next internet business.
Not all website templates are your so called “cookie cutter” templates. Most templates are unique and distinguishable from others designed even by the same designer. There are templates that are basics templates that only vary by color, theme, and web copy placement. This should not deter you because all templates are editable to fit your needs.
Templates can save you money. If you are not a web designer but can type in a word document then web templates may just be…