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Starting with WordPress - iPage Tutorials

WordPress is one of the most popular blogging and CMS platforms out there due to its many features and versatility but it may also be daunting for beginners. Wordpress is a content management system and can be used to build and manage your website’s design and content. There are many templates available to customize the look and feel of your site. Wordpress also has many plugins available to make your website or blog more functional. Plugins can help you with SEO, social media, reducing spam and even ecommerce.

 

Here are some great tutorials to get you started with WordPress.

 

WordPress: Tutorials

 

Using the iPage Drag and Drop Site Builder

Using the iPage Drag and Drop Site Builder

 

Did you start your iPage website but get stuck? Need a little technical help? You are in luck; we have a series of tutorials to help you get your site online. We offer step by step instructions to build your website, no HTML experience or special software required! It is that quick and easy!

 

Tutorials

How to Get Your Website Design Online

How to Get Your Website Design Online

 

For many people new to website building, moving from a development situation to online and live is frightening. You have spent days, weeks, or even months working on design, content and structure to get your website just the way you want it. Now you need to figure out how to get it online and, more importantly, how to get it online without breaking it and undoing all of that hard work.

 

How to Open an Online Store

How to Open an Online Store

 

If you are considering opening an online store there has never been a better time. There are a wide variety of tools available to get you setup and you do not need to know anything about programming. But to make it a success you need time, hard work, perseverance, and a bit of luck.

 

Your store doesn’t even need to compete with Amazon in order to have a chance of success. Steady small and medium sized businesses are the lifeblood of the internet - just like they are in the offline world. So take a lead from traditional bricks-and-mortar businesses and start out on the small side.

 

The Best Ways to Build Your Website

The Best Ways to Build Your Website

 

For those new to the world of web design it can feel like there are as many tools to build websites as there are websites. So to help you get a better understanding of it, we’re going to talk soup. Yes…soup.

 

Soup is one of the simplest of foods, yet it can also be one of the most intense and flavorful. And the most fun part of soup is all of the options:

 

Guest Blogging and SEO Strategies for 2014

Guest Blogging and SEO Strategies for 2014

 

Is guest blogging dead? After reading the latest blog post from Google’s Matt Cutts you might think so. He is the search giant’s chief spam fighter. He said “guest blogging is done: it’s just gotten too spammy.” So should guest blogging be part of your marketing strategy in 2014? And in the light of what Matt Cutts has said, how should you keep up with the Joneses of SEO this year?

 

How to get your Idea Online – Quick Tips for New Businesses and Bloggers

1.       Just start, many people have a great idea but never implement it.

2.       Choose your business and brand names. This is how your business or product will be represented to the world. Make sure it is catchy and professional. (There are many articles online about funny but poorly chosen names.)

3.       Build a Website and Create Content. Provide as much information as possible about your business. Refresh and add to that content often to keep it current and relevant for your visitors. Consider starting a blog to promote your brand and interact with your visitors.

4.       Spread the Word! Make sure you take advantage of the free marketing credits that come with your iPage hosting account.

Building and Marketing a New Website

New Year New Website – Bringing your Design to 2014

New Year New Website – Bringing your design to 2014

 

In 1964 one of America’s most famous men - Isaac Asimov - was at the New York World Fair. Asimov was a fascinating man. He was born at the end of 1919 and he died in 1992. In his lifetime he was vice-president of Mensa International, a professor of biochemistry at Boston University, and a prolific science fiction writer. Building and designing websites wasn’t a thing back then. But his predictions about the future were scarily accurate.

 

While Asimov was at the 1964 World Fair he wrote an article for the New York Times predicting what life would be like in 2014. So, in the spirit of Asimov, here are some predictions for web design trends in 2014 to help you spruce up your website.

 

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