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how to build a website

Facing your website fears part 2: outline your offerings

Facing your website fears part 2: outline your offerings 1200 600 Melissa Zalinski

Your client’s needs are your GPS. Understanding their needs allows you to create processes that will help you communicate with confidence and enable you to build a website that grows with your business.

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how to use Wordpress

WordPress settings panel

WordPress settings panel 1200 600 Melissa Zalinski

Continuing on with Wordpress basics, let’s dive into the settings panel.

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how to build a website

Facing your website fears part 1: visualize your future

Facing your website fears part 1: visualize your future 1600 768 Melissa Zalinski

Setting goals is an important step in facing your website fears. When you know where you’re going, getting there doesn’t seem to be as scary.

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Wordpress basics

WordPress dashboard overview

WordPress dashboard overview 1200 600 Melissa Zalinski

Wordpress is an extremely powerful CMS, but can have a steep learning curve for those unfamiliar with the platform. Let’s start with some basics.

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Facing your website fears: it’s not as scary as you think

Facing your website fears: it’s not as scary as you think 1200 600 Melissa Zalinski

If you’re a solopreneur and you don’t yet have a website or aren’t happy with the one you have, you’re probably overwhelmed at the thought of putting one together. I want you to know that it’s not as scary as you think it is.

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Editing an image in WordPress

Editing an image in WordPress 1200 600 Melissa Zalinski

Don’t have an image editor and need to crop or rotate your image? No worries! You can do it right in Wordpress.

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How to pick stock images

Picking the best stock photos

Picking the best stock photos 712 400 Melissa Zalinski

Picking stock photos for marketing materials or your website can be a daunting task. Take the guess work out of it by following these tips for picking the best images.

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How to add an image from a url in wordpress

How to add an image from a url in wordpress 712 400 Melissa Zalinski

Loading images from stock image sites onto your website is a lot easier than you thought.

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How to Write a Creative Brief

How to Write a Creative Brief 1200 627 Melissa Zalinski

If you have the budget to hire a quality designer, developer, or creative agency, a creative brief is something they would be putting together for their team. But if you’re in the birthing phase of your business and are hiring out design work to freelance marketplace sites like Fivrr or Upwork, you take on the role of project manager. This means you’ll be the one driving the design progress. If you want your project to go smoothly and stay on time and on budget, putting together a creative brief for your freelancer will be absolutely necessary.

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Accepting Payments on Your Website – What You Should Know

Accepting Payments on Your Website – What You Should Know 1600 1200 Melissa Zalinski

Want to take payments on your website but not sure what you need or what to do to get started? No need to go into this blindly! We’ve outlined the basic requirements so you have a checklist and a little direction for moving forward.

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