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How to Choose a Web Hosting for Your Small Business Website

By on Apr 5, 2010 in WordPress Powered Websites | 1 comment

If you are faced with a decision to pick a web hosting provider for your business website, you may feel overwhelmed with the multitude of options available out there. The following are my recommendations for reliable hosting providers (that I use both for my own websites, and my client’s websites): Why A Free Hosting Account Is Not A Good Option for Your Business Website With both free and paid web hosting services on the Internet, you may be wondering why should you pay for a web hosting when you can get one for free? There are several advantages and disadvantages to consider when choosing between free and fee hosting companies for your web site. With free web sites, domain names are nearly always structured this way: www.hostcompany.com/yoursitename. This makes your URL difficult to remember, and you may lose sales as a result. Free sites have bandwidth restrictions. This means...

How to Save BIG TIME On Web Designer Fees: Buy a Professionally Designed Premium WordPress Theme for Your Small Business Website

By on Mar 12, 2010 in Web Design, WordPress Powered Websites |

If you are planning to set up a new website or redesign your existing site, but don’t have enough money to spend to pay the designer fees, consider using a professionally designed WordPress theme. Most people are able to modify the theme by themselves, or you can have a designer modify it for you for a much lower fee – and still save a lot of money. If you are looking for a WordPress theme, the good news is that there are literally THOUSANDS of themes available for WordPress. The bad news is that you will have to choose just one for your website (which can be challenging, if you have problems with making choices when presented with too many options, like I often do). Most of the themes are FREE, which is usually a good thing – believe me, I love free – however, in this case I believe it’s NOT the best way to go. If you expect quality design and support...

Website Design Trends: Invest in Hot New Look for Your Website

By on Jan 29, 2010 in WordPress Powered Websites |

 If you are planning to have a new website built or an old one updated, here are the trends to look for when planning your new design. While I still believe – and many experts agree – that looks are secondary to content, it certainly doesn’t hurt to have a presentable – or better yet – stunning website to promote your business, your services or YOU. Latest Website Design Trends For 2010 By Vinny Totino Well, 2010 has finally arrived, and with it are new, innovative Website designs that will usher in the brave, new look of tomorrow’s online marketplace. There will be Web design trends that people will love and some they hate, and what is hot at the beginning of the year may be cold by year’s end. Additionally, the trend doesn’t begin and end on January 1st; there is a definite shift in ideas and trends as the year progresses, albeit a...

Top 10 Reasons Why Your Business Needs A WordPress Powered Web Site!

By on Dec 6, 2009 in Internet Marketing, WordPress Powered Websites | 2 comments

WordPress has changed the way we create websites today. It makes website creation process easy and affordable.  The time when WordPress was used strictly as a blog platform is long gone. WordPress has evolved into a mature CMS (Content Management Software) that gives everyone – professionals and beginners; bloggers, designers, developers, and business owners themselves – the tools to create amazing non-blog websites for themselves and their clients. Just see the following post for some inspiration:10 beautiful websites powered by WordPress. 1.  WordPress is Affordable Free Software – Compared to the cost of typical website design, and a WordPress site with custom theme and plugins is extremely affordable. WordPress itself is FREE and is being constantly developed and improved. There are hundreds of free themes and plugins that extend its functionality available for download...

Top Five Reasons Why You Need a WordPress Site For Your Business

By on Nov 15, 2009 in WordPress Powered Websites | 1 comment

1) Your current website may be invisible Sure, YOU can find it — just type your URL in the address line, right? But can Google find it too? What about other search engines? Well, if search engines cannot find it, neither can your customers. And if you have a Flash website – a quite common occurrence in the world of small business promotion, it may be gorgeous, but it will be largely invisible to the world. So where does that leave your business? 2) Google loves WordPress Google loves WordPress sites. Of course, you still need to have your blog properly optimized. But that’s not all that hard when you are using WordPress. Set up your pages for the right keywords and optimize them properly, and the next thing you know, you might be topping the charts. 3) You’re in complete control Ever waited for a webmaster to make changes to your website? And paid steep fees for his...