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How to budget for a website

How much does a website cost?

How much does a website cost? 1200 600 Melissa Zalinski

If you’re a solopreneur, startup, or nonprofit in need of a website, the first thing on your mind is probably “what’s this going to cost?” It’s a good question that sadly has no good answer. There’s no formula that you can use to help figure it out since there are just too many variables in play. But there are a few items you will need that can be estimated, so we’ll go over these in this post.

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Customize Your Website

Customize Your Website 1200 600 Melissa Zalinski

The theme you’re using may have different options in the customizer, but this video will give you an overview of what you can expect.

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Do you need a website for your business, or need to rebuild your current website, but feel stuck and unsure what to do or where to start? The good news is that you’re not alone! I’ve been there many times myself and with my clients. Not knowing how to get started is way more common than you may think.

Facing your website fears ebook download

Facing your website fears ebook download 1200 600 Melissa Zalinski

Do you need a website for your business, or need to rebuild your current website, but feel stuck and unsure what to do or where to start? The good news is that you’re not alone! I’ve been there many times myself and with my clients. Not knowing how to get started is way more common than you may think.

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websites for solopreneurs

Facing your website fears part 6: pick a platform

Facing your website fears part 6: pick a platform 1200 600 Melissa Zalinski

Normally people rush to this step without doing any of the background work. Not you though! You know exactly what you need.

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How much does a website cost

Facing your website fears part 5: set a budget

Facing your website fears part 5: set a budget 1200 600 Melissa Zalinski

When building a website, knowing your budget will enable you to be more confident about what kind of website you need. Knowing what you can spend means you know what features you can build in now, and which ones you should wait on.

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How to update wordpress

Updating WordPress

Updating WordPress 1200 600 Melissa Zalinski

Keep your Wordpress website running smoothly by making sure you’re running necessary updates. This video tutorial shows you how.

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Branding for solopreneurs

Facing your website fears part 4: build your brand

Facing your website fears part 4: build your brand 1200 600 Melissa Zalinski

Branding is one of those things that solopreneurs and startups often overlook. You’ve got a name, maybe have a logo, and have picked out a few colors you like – that’s good enough, right? NOPE! Here’s why.

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Wordpress plugins

Installing plugins

Installing plugins 1200 600 Melissa Zalinski

Adding plugins is a great way to take your website to the next level. Add functionality that makes your life easier and gives your clients a better experience!

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How to build a website

Facing your website fears part 3: create a list

Facing your website fears part 3: create a list 1200 600 Melissa Zalinski

Replace the fear of not knowing what kind of website you need with confidence that you’re getting something that will serve your business now and in the future. And when searching for the right platform, you’ll know what to look for and what questions to ask a designer if you choose to hire someone.

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Installing a WordPress theme

Installing a WordPress theme 1200 600 Melissa Zalinski

If you’re new to wordpress or just want to refresh your theme, switching it out is easy peasy. Just follow the instructions in this video to see how it’s done!

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