Just a few years ago it was a challenging task to set up your own website if you had little or no technical knowledge.
Now There Is WordPress…
WordPress is used worldwide by 74 million websites publishing new posts and articles every second.
This is a seriously powerful content management system (CMS) tool.
Justifiably, well known for it’s famous “5-minute install!”
When you are developing your own website deciding how it will be used is a key factor.
A few of the numerous ways people use websites for their businesses are …
- Use it for imparting information as a blog
- Making money by selling their own products
- As an affiliate for other people’s products.
Here are 7 impressive reasons why you should use WordPress for your business…
1.Powerful, straight from the box!
WordPress is ready to use immediately after you have installed it, no searching and paying for extra add-ons and random plug-ins for RSS feeds or Comments. These are core features with WordPress.
This platform is intuitive, user friendly and extremely easy to use.
2. Easy to change hosting providers.
WordPress works with almost every server, so switching hosts or providers can be done easily without much downtime.
3.Search engine friendly.
All the most popular search engines prefer websites powered by WordPress, they find its sites are easy to access.
Even Matt Cutts, former head of the web spam team at Google has advocated WordPress as the CMS he used for his personal blog!
WordPress integrates with many of the most powerful platforms available, you can easily facilitate email campaigns with services like MailChimp or get paid for a product or service… no problem.
WordPress works with many of the most popular payment gateways in the world!
4.Not just a blog!
WordPress began as a great blogging platform, to insert into an existing website, but has now evolved into a powerful website building tool.
As WordPress incorporates a post and page structure, so it is ideal to use for both daily blogs and static pages.
If there is a need for multiple people to maintain the site, with WordPress you can assign separate roles.
There are options for Super Admin, Administrator, Editor, Author, Contributor and Subscriber.
5.Need to publish quickly?
Not a problem! After creating your awesome content publish it at the click of a button. Then update and edit it whenever you need to. You could even publish from your mobile app if necessary.
WordPress can also help to streamline your time management by offering the ability to ‘schedule’ posts. This means that you can schedule posts to be published at the times which best suit you and your customers.
6.Membership service and many ecommerce options.
WordPress can be converted into a membership site for your loyal fan base, allowing the potential for added income and the capability to offer members exclusive, beneficial content.
Converting your WordPress site into a fully digital store can be an easy task using one of the many ecommerce plugins available. Then just start making money online!
7.Social media savvy?
Do you often need to publish a post or install a relevant YouTube video while out and about?
Use your mobile!
WordPress is already mobile friendly, with many responsive themes to accommodate smartphones and tablets.
Using images, audio or video can greatly enhance user’s experiences and it’s easy to insert these into a page or post.
Along with uploading multimedia files, you can also edit files and ‘like’ images, whilst in the Media Library Screen.
With WordPress featuring a universal platform, the work dashboard will always have the same features ensuring that it is user-friendly and easy to navigate.
With world class developers involved in keeping WordPress at the cutting edge of technology, the user experience will continue to improve as your business grows!
If you need a hand or have any questions, feel free to leave them below and I will be more than happy to help you out.
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