Choosing the Right Web Host for Your Blog

Many new solopreneurs and beginning marketers feel intimidated when it comes to choosing the right web host. But if you plan on doing business on online, then a domain name and a great web host are essential. These two things will form the foundation of your online business. If you choose a bad host, then that foundation is at risk for crumbling.

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WordPress vs Wix? Which Is Best For Your Website.

EVERY DAY, yes every day while I’m networking online I see a question similar to this…

Why WordPress over Wix? I am a beginner blogger and find WIX easier to use than WordPress (I did fool around with WordPress at first). However, as a beginner I’m not opposed to switching over to WordPress if its as inexpensive and easy to use. So what makes it better?

I see some variation of this question asked a lot in the different blogging Facebook Groups and thought it a good time to address it here.

Why Choosing WordPress or WIX Matters

The simple answer is, if you want to create a lifestyle business that supports your choice on how you want to live then you need a platform that’s going to support that dream.  I’ll touch on the different platforms a bit later in this article.

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48 Great Reasons To Choose WordPress for Blogging

Wondering why you should Use WordPress for Blogging in 2018?

If you’re looking to have a website designed, redesigned or you’re looking to build a website yourself, or maybe you are frustrated with your existing web presence and want to take things to a whole new level, here are 48 reasons why you should choose WordPress to power your website…

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DIY Guide to Launching Your First WordPress Blog Site

Are you Ready to Finally Launch Your First WordPress Blog?

To build a business online you need three things…

A domain name (this will be the URL or name of your blog – such as reneeshupe.com)

A web hosting account (this is where you keep the files that run your website)

Your attention for about an hour

It might take you less than an hour, but it’s a good plan to set aside 60 to 90 minutes and I’ll walk you through this whole process.

Let’s dive into the DIY Guide to Launch Your First WordPress Blog

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Should You Hire or DIY Your Website?

When you’re starting out money is usually an issue and most bootstrapping business owners think that choosing to go DIY (Do it Yourself) is often the best option to getting something done, but is it really? Today, we’re going to look at whether or not making the decision to DIY or hire someone for your website makes the most sense for you. I’ll share where I think you should invest your money and maybe where you can stay lean for now. This isn’t about telling you which way you need to go, each of us has different skill levels and each of have different levels of patience to get things dones. Choosing what is right for you and your business is an important skill set as a new entrepreneur. Let’s set the scene, you’ve decided to launch a business…. You know you need a website, but there’s so many choices  and well it’s so overwhelming.  Incredibly confusing in fact.  So much to figure out and understanding all of the technical terms is just too much. Maybe you’ve found a few websites that …

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Tutorial: How To Update Your WordPress Theme

If you are new to WordPress, make sure to read our introduction to WordPress themes. This comprehensive article explains what themes are and how using themes can be cost-effective and time-saving for website owners. In this step-by-step tutorial, you will learn how to easily update a WordPress theme with just a few clicks inside the admin area. Updating Themes – Best Practices Checklist We recommend going through the checklist below before going through the upgrade process. 1. Back Up Everything Backing up your website before making any changes to your site is vital. This way, if things don’t go as planned, you can always restore your site to its previous settings. If you don’t want to perform manual backups, there are a number of plugins you can use. I tend to use Duplicator for my own purpose. 2. Check The Changelog Changes made to the WordPress software can affect the functionality of certain themes. Depending on the theme you are using, there may be a changelog file included with an update which provides an overview of any new features, improvements, …

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