WordPress Series – Part 1:Understanding WordPress

WordPress Series – Part 1:Understanding WordPress

WordPress for Small Business Series

WordPress is gaining a substantial presence in the online world. While before you had to rely on developers for maintenance, nowadays through understanding WordPress, you can have full control over the content of your website.

I am very impressed to see how fast our clients get a hang of this platform after each launch. A little training and a user-friendly platform can go a long way.

This is why I decided to compile a series of posts about WordPress. You will be able to come back any time and find the chapter which is applicable to your situation.

What is WordPress?

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WordPress is a software or platform with which you can develop a website or blog.

The best thing about WordPress is that it was created in a way so that you can maintain it very easily, without knowing anything about coding. I like to tell my clients that if they know how to operate Microsoft Word, then they will have no problem with WordPress.

The other great thing about WordPress is that it is very flexible when it comes to applying designs, plugins or features on it. It works well with a lot of integrations. It can also be converted into an ecommerce website if needed.

How can WordPress help my business?

  1. It can save you a ton of money on website maintenance as you can update it yourself, whenever you want to
  2. It gives you flexibility to get the website you want, both design and feature-wise
  3. It is a stable and fast platform
  4. It is easy to learn
  5. It provides a solid foundation for your SEO (search engine optimization) efforts
  6. It doesn’t matter what industry you are in, WordPress suits everyone!

WordPress is worldwide

Did you know? The following influential websites are using WordPress:

The way I see it, WordPress is the small business entrepreneur’s best friend. It does not only save you time and money but also gets the job done in the form of a stable, elegant website that will work for you for many years to come.

In the next episode you will learn about how to login to your WordPress website.

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