Are you in business?
Do you want to start a business?
A website is an essential asset. So is an easy-to-use website builder
- It’s where potential clients will find you, get to know you, like you and trust you.
- It’s the first place referrals will turn to learn more about you.
- It’s where you’ll sell your products and services, invite contact requests, brand yourself in your niche, and show off what you know.
- It might also be where you host your webinars, offer group coaching programs, publish a podcast,.create a blog, and even set appointments with clients.
That’s a lot of jobs for one website to do. But, it’s entirely possible, if you choose the right software. With WordPress, you can easily complete those tasks and so much more.
Free Website Builder
You read that right. WordPress is completely free to install. All you need is your domain and a hosting service. Once you have those two items, you can install the free WordPress software.
What a bargain!
Fast & Easy Website Setup
In the time it takes to finish your morning coffee, you can have a website created and live on the Internet using WordPress. Most hosting companies offer “one-click installs” for WordPress, meaning it will take you about 5 minutes to create your website. From there, it’s a matter of choosing a theme and adding content.
Even if you’re technically challenged, WordPress is simple to use. I know, because I’ve struggled with the technical side of an online business.
What has helped me most are YouTube videos. Simply enter your issue, from “how do I install WordPress” to “how can I create a membership site” into the YouTube search bar and voila! You’ll find several videos to help you use WordPress.
Your Site, Your Style
With thousands of free and premium themes available, it’s easy to find a look that’s just right for your brand and business.
Want something more customized?
Many themes offer easy, drag-and-drop editing of layouts, colors and more. If you want something designed just for you, there are thousands of capable developers to build you a custom design. Stephanie Eidson designed our new FamilyEbiz.com website. What do you think?
Plugins Add Greater Flexibility
Originally, WordPress was designed as a blogging platform, It earned early popularity by making the technical chore of creating a website, easy for thousands of new bloggers.
Today, it goes beyond a blogging tool, and is the easiest software to set up your new website. WordPress has thousands of plug-ins that offer exactly what you need for your business website.
- Shopping carts, such as free WooCommerce
- Membership sites
- Sales pages
- Personal journals
- Online directories
- Non-profit fundraising
- Video blogging, with YouTube
- News sites
- Recipe blogs
- Photography sites
- And dozens of others
The combination of themes and plugins—small add-ons that install directly into your WordPress site—make the possibilities nearly endless. No matter what you need your website to do, chances are good that WordPress and its plug-ins can handle it..Step