WordPress is a powerhouse that, in the right hands, can help small, independent eateries thrive and grow. But for businesses without the resources (skill, time, money) to devote to it, WordPress is by far more of a liability than an asset.
Despite impressions to the contrary from Wix, Weebly, GoDaddy and even Squarespace or WordPress, good websites aren’t cheap or easy. If you’ve ever hired a quality web designer, you know about the expense. If you’ve ever tried to build a site yourself, you no doubt discovered why someone who knows their stuff is worth the price. […]
A while back, Elizabeth Urello of Automattic (the people behind WordPress), wrote a post about whether a person should use WordPress.com or WordPress.org. That’s a common question among people with only basic familiarity with either flavor of WordPress. The article offers the best analogy (the freedoms and responsibilities of owning versus renting property) I’ve seen […]
When a business is 100% online, it’s twice as important to have a site that looks sharp, works well for customers and makes it easy to show and sell what you’ve got. Kirsty Cleverly’s gorgeous new Bonjour Quilts website does all of the above. Warning: Kirsty’s gorgeous photos may make even not-so-crafty folks consider taking up sewing.
Longtime writer, blogger, historian, educator and newly-published author Lisa Land Cooper needed a platform to house her work and enable her to offer her products – detailed classroom curriculum – without a lot of backend technical fuss. We teamed up, and the rest is history. OK maybe not, but Lisa got the gorgeous and highly useful web presence she deserved.
(or, How I worked over my local massage therapist) The previous Douglasville Therapeutic Massage web site worked – mostly. It was created in 2008 by an office admin using a site builder offered by the business’s web host. You know – one of those that promises you’ll never have to touch HTML, and says they offer templates that will […]