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Tips for Choosing a WordPress Theme

A custom website design (or redesign) isn’t always the right choice for every entrepreneur or business. Sometimes you (or your business!) just aren’t ready for that. Maybe you are just starting out with your business and don’t have a good feel yet for your business’s branding… or you don’t have the budget for a custom-designed website. That’s OK! You can still SHINE ONLINE and attract new clients and customers through your website. There are thousands of pre-made WordPress design templates, called “themes”, that you can use to create a beautiful website. But with so many theme choices available, it can get really overwhelming… really quickly. So that’s why I created this blog post – and my downloadable checklist – to help you out.

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No Mess No Stress WordPress Website Setup

I’ve heard from many of you, “I just need to get this website started already!” Well, I’ve heard you loud and clear! And that’s exactly why I’ve created my latest service: “No Mess – No Stress!” Website Setup Package. It’s a 2-week website setup package that gets your website up-and-running, without the stress and mess of DIY-ing your website. Think of it as your “Easy Button” for your website setup!

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Common WordPress Setup Mistakes (and How to Fix Them)

When you first setup your WordPress website, you probably just want to jump right in to making it look beautiful… and adding all your content. It’s easy to neglect (or not even know about!) some very important setup steps that need to happen before you start writing your first web page or blog post. So whether you’re just starting to setup your new website – or you’ve already setup your website but you’re thinking you might have missed some steps, here are some common WordPress setup mistakes I’ve seen. And don’t worry… I also include my tips for how to prevent those mistakes (or fix them if you already made them)!

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How to Create an Online Quiz that Grows your Email List

Last month I created a quiz on my website. And I’ve had several people ask me how to create a quiz for their website as well. So while I could write all about the steps you need to take in the software to setup the quiz… I really want to emphasize the planning of the quiz first. Just like with creating a website – the planning and strategy piece is oh SOOOOOO important to getting results for your business. Unfortunately, that’s the piece that I see most entrepreneurs neglecting! So today – I’m going to share with you the steps I took to STRATEGICALLY PLAN my online quiz to grow my email list. (Hint: You should follow this plan to create a quiz that grows your email list too!)

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What It’s Like to Work with a Web Designer

“I don’t know what you do or how you work… but sign me up!” – said no one. Signing up to work with a web designer can be a scary leap of faith. But I find that a lot of my worries are laid to rest after I get more information on what it’s going to be like working with them. And that’s why I wrote this blog post: to help ease your mind about what it’s like to work with a web designer.

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The #1 Thing You Didn’t Discuss with Your Web Designer That’s Costing You Sales and Clients

I’ve seen it over and over again. You launch your new website — not just any new website… an absolutely GORGEOUS website! But… crickets. What’s going on? Why isn’t your beautiful new website bringing in new clients? Why aren’t you getting more people signing up for your email list? Why isn’t your new website saving you time or money or headaches? Isn’t that what’s supposed to happen? Let’s find out what’s going on!

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5 Myths About Creating a Website that Brings You More Clients

One of the very first questions I ask my web design clients is: “Why do you want a new website?” 9 times out of 10, the answer is the same: You want to get more clients or customers. But I also find that many people have some misconceptions about exactly HOW they are going to get their website to bring them more clients. Here’s what you can do to have a website that brings you more traffic, more newsletter subscribers, and yes – more clients.

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Introducing: Envy This Website (How To Book More Clients and Look Amazing Too)

I’m so excited to introduce you to my new website package, “Envy This!” – and also explain how your website can bring you more clients (and more moolah!). I’ve heard from so many of you that you want more than just a beautiful website… you want it to help your business by getting you more clients! But you’re not quite sure what you need in order to accomplish that. And that’s exactly why I created my “Envy This! Website Package”.

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8 Reasons Why you Need a Website Redesign

A well-designed website can be an amazing marketing tool that brings in new email opt-ins, leads, clients and customers. If your website isn’t pulling its weight by doing these things, it is probably time to get a website makeover. But just in case you need some convincing to freshen up your website, here are 8 reasons why your website might need a redesign.

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Website Design Project for Nancy Swisher

Today I’m excited to show you the finished website for one of my recent clients and also share with you a behind-the-scenes look at my web design process. Nancy Swisher is a Transformational Coach, Spiritual Mentor and Artist. When she first contacted me about a website redesign, she was two months away from the launch of her new book.

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How to Add Your Instagram Feed on WordPress

If you want to showcase your Instagram feed on your WordPress website, I have found just the plugin for you! In this blog article I will walk you through step-by-step how to install, setup and customize the Instagram Feed plugin on your WordPress website.

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How to Optimize your Website and Blog Images for SEO

The purpose of including images on your website and blog are to make it look nice, right? Well, yes… but that’s not all they can do! With just a little bit of prep work, your website and blog images can also help you with SEO. Here’s how to optimize your images so they can do more than just look pretty. Optimize them for SEO!

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Ultimate Checklist for Creating a Website

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