CMS Comparison: Drupal, Joomla or WordPress?

Jul, 25, 2013 | Business Websites, Tips for Blogs, Webmaster | 0 Comments
CMS Comparison

Businesses that are beginning a new website or looking to enliven their current sites may be wondering which content management system (CMS) is right for their companies. Three of the most widely used systems on the Internet, and included in our CMS comparison, are Drupal, Joomla, and WordPress. All three of these open-source software systems are free to download, and the constantly updated and improved functions and options make them easy-to-use and customizable for individual businesses. Each CMS has a helpful community of users that will provide technical support, and each is a sustainable platform for the foreseeable future. However,…



Choosing a Web Host

Apr, 15, 2013 | Tips for Blogs, Tips for Hosting, Web Hosting | 0 Comments

It is not necessarily hard to find a good web hosting company, but it does require some patience and research. The hosting company you end up choosing can make or break your online business ventures, so it is essential not to end up with a bad package, regardless of how cheap it might seem. There are several very important things which make a good Web hosting package for a business. Customer Service Things can and do go wrong and, no matter how good the service may be, good customer service options are essential, particularly when it comes to business websites….



How to Set Up a WordPress Blog

Apr, 02, 2013 | Tips for Blogs | 0 Comments

WordPress is one of the world’s most popular content management systems (CMS) and the most popular blogging software of all time. It is the CMS of choice for the vast majority of blogs and it is used on over seventeen percent of the top million websites. If you have decided to start a blog, whether as a hobby or with the hopes of making an extra stream of income, WordPress will likely be your CMS of choice. The completely free and open-source software is both versatile and user-friendly but, if you are completely new to the world of blogging, then…



Web Design Mistakes

Mar, 11, 2013 | Attracting Clients, Web Design, Webmaster | 2 Comments

Although web design is easier than ever before thanks to the wide choice of popular content management systems which allow you to design a website with little or no knowledge of coding, it is still hard to design a good website. While quality content should be your number one priority, the actual design of your website is a close second. A good design and one which suits the niche of your site is one which will catch the attention of your readers, but many newbies fail to make this a reality due to becoming victim to some of the common…



Blogging Mistakes To Avoid

Feb, 22, 2013 | Marketing and PR, Tips for Blogs | 0 Comments

Blogging has rapidly grown in popularity in recent years. This has come along with various social media tools now readily available to the tech savvy and the beginner alike. Along with this new technology comes the need for an understanding of how to use blogging and social media in ways that promote goods and services in a profitable way. Here are 5 things that bloggers can do wrong in order to drive away customers. In other words, do not do these things! Spamming Content: Everyone who blogs has a message that they want to broadcast to the world. The problem…



Tips For Starting A WordPress Blog

Jan, 22, 2013 | Business Websites, Tips for Blogs | 2 Comments

Starting a WordPress blog is one of the easiest and most cost effective ways to promote your business. A WordPress blog carries with it the dual benefits of access to an internal social network of bloggers and a listing of your blog posts on Google’s search engine. It’s not enough to simply establish your blog and write a few posts every now and then. To run a successful business oriented blog on WordPress, you’ll need to keep a few important principles in mind. Give your blog a clear focus Generally speaking, there are two kinds of blogs: the personal and…



Online Business

The world of Internet marketing is a constantly changing one. Keeping in touch with the latest trends is essential for any business that seeks to establish a serious online presence. Gone are the times when you could simply launch a website and do a little bit of search engine marketing to increase your ranking and traffic to your website. For most businesses these days, a website is more than just a basic online informational resource for your existing and potential customers. Nowadays, you need to pay attention to the various core elements of successful online marketing including website content, social…



WordPress SEO

Nov, 01, 2012 | Business Websites, SEO Explained, Tips for Blogs | 2 Comments

Read on to discover three simple ways to optimise your WordPress site. It’s long been said that Google loves WordPress, and simply by using the powerful content management system that website owners gain an immediate advantage in search indexing, and potentially in ranking. Regardless of any such advantage that may or may not exist, it’s still incredibly important to effectively optimise WordPress websites for search engines. Luckily, WordPress makes it exceptionally easy to put in place basic, yet effective search engine optimisation measures to help ensure the best search performance possible. Here are three simple and easy steps that WordPress…



Why Free Web Hosting Is not Suitable for Your Business

Unless all you want is to have a small website or blog to share with friends and family, free web hosting is far from ideal. If you hope to make money from your site or establish an online presence for a traditional business, free web hosting packages may offer an easily accessible and convenient service, however they do come at a high cost – the integrity of your website. Online business generally requires minimal investment, but it does require some money to start up nonetheless. If you want to start a money-making website, you will need to pay for it…



WordPress Plugins

Not everyone is well versed in HTML or CSS – and fortunately, thanks to WordPress and its wide selection of plugins, you might not need to learn. While it will ultimately limit your ability to fully customise your site, you may find that you don’t need all that power. Plugins give even the most technologically deficient webmaster the power to manipulate his site to his liking, allowing him to make the blog or site that suits his needs. If you want to build a beautiful and SEO efficient site while learning as little coding as possible, you’ll want to take…



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