Imagine that you cannot get your website back! Your web designer can hold your website (and your business) hostage. It’s an all too familiar problem that I often hear about. You can’t edit or improve your website and your business is stuck in limbo.
Every coaching business has a website. So you need to have one, right? Yes, while this is true, what some of my coaching and consulting clients fail to realize is that having a website is not a one-and-done deal. It's a living marketing tool and the online home for...
Having the right business systems in place can mean the difference between efficiency and overwhelm. Unfortunately, technophobic entrepreneurs shy away from certain systems because they either don’t know how to use them or know which systems are needed at all.
Fortunately, this post demystifies business systems for even the technically challenged among us. It’s time to let technology and applications automate all of the grunt work that we do on a daily basis, so we can get back to working within our zones of genius – and grow our businesses!
... a recipe for success. (ok, that was corny, but you get the idea) Let's face it, You work SO freakin' hard on your business. But figuring out what the heck to put on your website isn't easy. Trust me, I've been there, When I talk to clients, I tell them that their...
Here are my top 10 ways to annoy your visitors and turn them off completely … because you might do the opposite and get better results. Annoying your website’s visitors is easy than you think and you may not even realize that you are doing it. But if you really want to drive away traffic, I have some really neat tips on how to do that.
Green padlocks are all the rage these days! Every website needs to be secured. Is yours? It should start with https:// and not just http://. Unless you have a secured website, the information sent to your website can be read by any system in transit between your visitor and you. Secure websites encrypt this information so that it cannot be interpreted by anyone other than the person to whom it was intended.
The main reason why I do what I do is to deliver good service and create a profitable website for your business. But it doesn’t happen overnight. It doesn’t even happen in a week. I care about your business and your website is not just about your design. It’s about your brand and communicating the value that you give to your clients. As each mission-driven entrepreneur is different, so too are your business goals.
People usually consider the colors first when it comes to web design. While this is important, we have to take a few steps back to understand how to get it right the first time. As a mission-driven entrepreneur, it’s even more important to consider your visitor because you want to inspire them to action. In part 1 of this 3-part series, we’ll look into the psychology of colors as it pertains to your mission-driven website.
Finding an available domain name shouldn’t take more than a few minutes. Would you like to know how I do it? Here’s a snippet from my ‘Launch Your Website in 7 Days’ webinar. Also, if you are interested in how I can kick off your business website, book a strategy call with me. I’d love to discuss how I can make your current website even better!
If you have a website, it’s imperative that you measure its performance. You’ve spent the time and money to set it up, and you think it’s pretty good, but if you are not regularly checking your analytics, you may be missing out on some key areas for improvement.
I can build very detailed custom Google Analytics reports for you, but it’s helpful to have the knowledge to be able to interpret the results at a very high level. Here’s my way of sharing my knowledge with you.
If you are using the default ‘admin’ username, the world knows your name. And many hackers know it as well. The only thing left is to figure out is your password through a brute force attack – and voila! – you and your hacker buddy are more acquainted! You now share your WordPress website and now they can install all sorts of cool malware or take your site down. Fortunately, it’s easy to change.
About 60% of all internet traffic is from a mobile device. You want to make the best impression where your target audience will find you, and that will likely be using a smartphone. Responsive design is not optional, it’s required.
In my previous post, 5 things you need to know about WordPress plugins, I’ve reviewed five areas of caution before installing random plugins. However, I would like to review some tips for choosing good plugins. I don’t want to discourage the use of plugins, I just want you to install the right ones – safely.
One of the great things about WordPress is the ability to extend its functionality plugins. There is almost a plug-in for anything that you are looking for. Most of the time, these plugins are available for free as well. However, before you start installing plugins, here are 5 things that you need to be aware of.