Keep Your WordPress Happy: Essential Tips – April 2017

Keep Your WordPress Happy: Essential Tips – April 2017

Welcome to the April Keep Your WordPress Happy: Essential Tips monthly column! (See past columns here: January, February, and March.) Every month in 2017 I’m covering any big news in the WordPress world, new favorite tools, and maintenance tips & best practices to keep your WordPress happy and your website makin’ that moolah for yo’ biz. Let’s begin, superhero!…

How to Use Google Analytics for Your Business

How to Use Google Analytics for Your Business

This month I’m excited to bring you my friend Cinthia Pacheco, analytics expert, to explain why using Google Analytics for your business will be one of the best decisions you can make as a business owner. Let’s face it: analytics and data can be boring (Zzzzz… I can hear you snoring already!) but if you…

Keep Your WordPress Happy: Essential Tips – March 2017

Keep Your WordPress Happy: Essential Tips – March 2017

Welcome to the third ever Keep Your WordPress Happy: Essential Tips monthly column! (See the January column here and the February column here.) Every month this year I’m covering any big news in the WordPress world, new favorite tools, and maintenance tips & best practices to keep your WordPress happy and your website makin’ that moolah…

3 Things You Need to Do Before You Make a Website

3 Things You Need to Do Before You Make a Website

  If you’re new at entrepreneurship (maybe in the dreaming about breaking free of your cubicle stage?) you may be pumped about the fun parts of working for yourself  — working pantsless, dreaming up a new service, picking out colors, playing with website templates… Hang on, sister! My pal Becca Tracey of The Uncaged Life is…

Keep WordPress Happy: Essential Tips – February 2017

Keep WordPress Happy: Essential Tips – February 2017

Welcome to the second ever Keep WordPress Happy: Essential Tips monthly column! (See the January column here.) During every month in 2017 I am covering any big WordPress-related news, new favorite tools, and of course maintenance tips & reminders to keep your website healthy and working at full steam for your business. What does that mean for…

Refresh this Website Tech in 2017 for a Stronger Biz

Refresh this Website Tech in 2017 for a Stronger Biz

It’s 2017 and things move fast in website tech — it’s precisely the fact that they’re always evolving that keeps me curious and engaged in the field of web design & development! So let’s talk website tech and what you can refresh this year to stay ahead and have an easier time being found (hi, new…

Keep WordPress Happy: Essential Tips – January 2017

Keep WordPress Happy: Essential Tips – January 2017

Welcome to my new 2017 monthly column – Keep WordPress Happy: Essential Tips! At the end of every month this year I’ll be covering any big WordPress-related news, new favorite tools, and of course maintenance tips & reminders to keep your website healthy and working at full steam for your biz. Cuz ain’t nobody got…

Conversion Tips Thursday #12: Homepages that convert

Conversion Tips Thursday #12: Homepages that convert

Hi and welcome to the last Conversion Tips Thursday! It’s CTT #12, and we’re covering Homepages that convert — what makes a Homepage turn visitors into customers? What makes it great, what makes it work for you? I’ve covered this before (see How to Plan Your Homepage) and now we’re going to go deeper with…

You broke your website: now what?

You broke your website: now what?

Don’t tell me: you were feeling spunky and went ahead trying to edit a live PHP file, or were in a rush and did your WordPress updates on your live site… and when you go to view your hard work, your heart sinks: your website has been replaced by a cryptic error message or the…

6 Triggers That Prompt People to Buy (and How to Use Them)

6 Triggers That Prompt People to Buy (and How to Use Them)

Some sales pages are awful and others convert like gangbusters — what’s the difference and how you can YOU get on the gangbusters train, superhero? There are specific triggers that prompt people to buy that you can use in your sales pages, emails, and other marketing efforts that, once mastered, can make allllll the difference…

How to prepare your website for the holidays

How to prepare your website for the holidays

Can you smell the Christmas trees already? Are you hearing Christmas carols? Are your neighbors chatting you up about Hanukkah yet? You know what that means: it’s time to prepare your website for the holidays. It’s already December, but there’s a lot you can do in a little amount of time to get your site…

Conversion Tips Thursday #11: Work with Me Pages that Convert

Conversion Tips Thursday #11: Work with Me Pages that Convert

Most people make the mistake of having a simple (ahem, boring and bland) page that includes 1-2 paragraphs of text (read: zero details) and on top of it, asks interested folks to reach out via email. Sound the alarm! We need to talk about how to make your Work with Me page convert, sister. In this edition…