Website Platforms: Showit

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Showit is a website page builder intended to build beautiful websites. It is also a gateway to WordPress, intended to keep you from dealing with hosting and most security issues. However, you don’t need to go through that gateway unless you want a blog, e-commerce, or other advanced features on your website. If all you…

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Website Platforms: Shopify

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The Shopify platform is built for selling products online. Physical products are its foundation, but you can sell digital products using Shopify as well. In addition, it has shipping options, payment gateways, tax features, a built-in online store, and the ability to connect a POS for in-person selling. Who is it for? Shopify is for…

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Website Platforms: Kajabi

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The Kajabi platform is built for someone who wants to build an empire by selling information via courses, communities, memberships, and other info products. Its purpose is to automate your pipeline for you. Kajabi helps you get leads into your pipeline via forms, stay in touch with them via emails, sell them small products, and…

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Website Platforms: GoDaddy Builder

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GoDaddy Builder is an excellent platform for the most basic of websites needs. It’s the fastest platform to set up because it offers the fewest choices. GoDaddy has made an effort to step up its marketing game by offering integration with social media. In addition, they also provide basic email marketing on the platform. Who…

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Website Platforms: WordPress.com

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WordPress.com is the hosted version of WordPress.org, a software tool used by more than a third of the websites in the world. It uses the same software but hosts it for you, meaning that they store your website files on their servers.   WordPress.com keeps the versatility of WordPress.org while taking the hassle out of finding…

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Website Platforms: WordPress.org

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WordPress.org is one of the most popular tools to build websites, powering over 30% of existing sites. Its flexibility and ability to be customized attracts many users who like controlling so many aspects of their sites. That same flexibility, however, requires more advanced technical skills than some people are interested in. Who is it for?…

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Social Media Platforms Are Not Website Platforms

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Just in case you were wondering – social media platforms are not website platforms. 😉 I’ve come to think of social media platforms like renting a booth at a trade show, craft fair, or maybe a sidewalk sale… When you show up, there are lots of people there. You can talk to a few, maybe…

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Are you thinking of getting a website?

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Are you thinking of starting a website for your business? Congratulations! It’s one of the most rewarding things you can do for your business and for yourself, too. What a website can do for you Your site becomes your online hub, your home on the web – and it can work hard for you and…

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How to Choose a Domain

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The TL;DR Choose a domain that is: easy to remember fits your business for the long term is a .com, if possible What is a domain? Domains are how you tell people to find your website, kind of like giving them your address. It’s made up of the first part that you make up: “mydomain”…

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HorsePower Solutions Re-design

The Client Team Building.  With horses.  Sounds a whole lot more interesting than solving a group puzzle to me! HorsePower Solutions is a unique business that offers “team building with the power of horses.” The Franktown, Colorado business helps people learn to communicate better with other humans by learning to communicate with horses. The team…

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