What is Self-Hosted WordPress and Strategic Advice

I yawn when I think about going into high-tech explanations. It’s cool to know some geeky stuff, I reckon. But it’s cooler to fast track to sweet results.

So, I will teach you a little about what self-hosting means when it comes to your WordPress blog, and then give you what I think is “smart” use of them.

And sooo …

There are two ways to “have a WordPress Blog”, … read on


DIY Nightmares – Things to Forget About on Your Website

Things you should forget right now as you build your website.

One of the biggest stressors, time-wasters, and traps of building your own websites is trying to add website functionality you DO NOT NEED right now.

Here are my top 3 …

1. Forget client management.

You’ve got no clients to manage, why worry about the right scheduling, client-handling software?

You need … MUST focus on marketing now. Get clients … read on

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Lean Websites

There’s what most newbies do -> Try to be perfect, make a huge effort, learn everything, write everything, then finally get a website up, get it out there and … dum dum dum … they get crickets.

Then time goes by and they start to see how people respond to their website, business, message, etc.

The newbies start to “learn”.

Then they try again, having learned a little more. Then … read on

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Top WordPress Struggles If You DIY

Doing it yourself is such a great thing if you’re a natural learner, tinkerer or curious soul. You can lose yourself in learning something new. You can have the power to manage and update your website. You can save a few bucks along the way.

But alas, brave as they are, many coaches who cast off on the WordPress ship as seafaring trainees hoping for fertile new lands, instead get … read on

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Coaching website videos – How important are they?

Videos are an amazing tool for giving clients a sense of what you’re like.

Your voice, movement, and vibe are all conveyed on video and clients love that.

I recommend them for your website only if you can get the job done well.

They take time. They take good technology. They need good lighting, setting and audio.

They take good content as well and a comfortable, warm stage presence helps.… read on

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How to find a good color scheme for your website

While we can’t pinpoint it, we can certainly feel when a website’s color scheme is off.

It gives us a certain uncertainty about the site – like it’s a low quality website.

A good color scheme with both (1) feel right from a color combining sense and (2) give us an intended feeling like trust, strength or energy.

To find good colors for your website, here are two simple steps.… read on


Four Tips to Get Your Website to Flow

Many coaches struggle to get their website to flow nicely.

They want a site that draws people in, engages them, and leads them to contacting you for help. Smoothly.

They want a site that easily works with their other marketing like using Facebook or other social media.

But what is common is that coaches build hard to use, hard to read, and visually sloppy websites.

They are clunky and confusing … read on