WordPress is a powerhouse that, in the right hands, can help small, independent eateries thrive and grow. But for businesses without the resources (skill, time, money) to devote to it, WordPress is by far more of a liability than an asset.
Hubby and I recently attended the local chili cook-off, an annual event that brings out the crowds as well as the businesses and politicians hoping to appeal to them. Local architect, business owner and former city councilman Terry Miller was one of the folks manning the ticket table, and familiar chit-chat ensued as we bought our tickets. He […]
A while back, Elizabeth Urello of Automattic (the people behind WordPress), wrote a post about whether a person should use WordPress.com or WordPress.org. That’s a common question among people with only basic familiarity with either flavor of WordPress. The article offers the best analogy (the freedoms and responsibilities of owning versus renting property) I’ve seen […]
When a business is 100% online, it’s twice as important to have a site that looks sharp, works well for customers and makes it easy to show and sell what you’ve got. Kirsty Cleverly’s gorgeous new Bonjour Quilts website does all of the above. Warning: Kirsty’s gorgeous photos may make even not-so-crafty folks consider taking up sewing.
If you read much of anything about business websites you’ll learn that blogging helps reach more of the people that care about what you’re saying. But when you haven’t done it for a long time, or at all, it seems hard to get started. Maybe you actually don’t mind writing. But what to write? With […]
Some of the people who are interested enough to visit your website and read your blog will also care about what you’re selling, some of the time. Yep – even if a reader is compelled to visit your website and read your post, he might not be interested in what else you offer. Don’t worry […]