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Website Resources for 2022 & Beyond
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You need, good, strong robust hosting for your website. We use and recommend WPX. They have EU based servers which help you with GDPR.
You'll be able to access a free "Let's Encrypt" certificate to say your site is safe and secure.
They're also available to answer questions on their live chat. They're exceptional.
I use Thrive Themes for a LOT of my marketing tools. They're fast, responsive and do exactly what I need.
This site is built using their Kwik theme as it's designed for faster loading. It's very easy to put a theme on your website and customise it with their drag and drop elements.
The fantastic thing about Thrive Themes is you can grow with them. So your start website can be built with the same tools that you're all singing and all dancing website!
Amazing interaction and personalisation with your audience and it works on all websites that allow an embed code!
Colour palettes for branding
You'll need to create a brand colour palette. Now branding is a HUGE topic, and we could easily lose a week here so we'll keep it short and sweet - take a look at Coolors
Believe it or not, Google images isn't a giant cookie jar of images that you can help yourself to. If you did that, and I'm not saying you have... That would be copyright theft an it can get you into a lot of trouble.
Here are two articles to help you find the right images...
If you're on WordPress you will need a plugin to back-up your site. Your hosting may offer back-ups, but you will still need to make one yourself.
If you have an all-in-one site like New Zenler then back-ups are included.
Keeping your website safe is of paramount importance. The majority of hacking comes from silly, easy to guess passwords. So choose a strong, not easily guessed user name, and a unique password for the website.
Website Speed Test
Speed is a vital part of your website. Your site needs to be blazingly fast or you may get in trouble with the search engines. We recommend:
Website Caching Plugin
W3 Total Cache is recommended as it works perfectly with Thrive Themes (which we use on this site). There's a one click installation and configuration.
Your WordPress website in a weekend
Ready to put your WordPress website together in a weekend? Our low cost, over our shoulder training will show you how to put together your WordPress website.
Don't know where to start?
Marketing your business can be time-consuming and all the research time consuming. We're happy to help you with this, and recommend services that will suit your circumstances.
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