10 Reasons Free Websites Are Bad

10 Reasons Free Websites Are Bad

I love this article by Elegant Themes – https://www.elegantthemes.com/blog/wordpress/reasons-free-websites-are-bad?utm_source=Elegant+Themes&utm_campaign=8df0e35e42-Divi_Monthly&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_c886a2fc0a-8df0e35e42-50578317   Of course there are MANY free themes out there and if you need to save money and have the time, go ahead and give it a try.  But their Reason Number 2 is what I try to explain to my...

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Now is the Perfect Time for that Online Store!

Now is the Perfect Time for that Online Store!

Many of us are currently stuck working from home due to government and other stay-at-home requirements / recommendations. . .  Now is a great time to get that online store up and running. 1. Obtain a web host – SiteGround, our favorite WordPress web host is currently offering NEW customers 3 months of web hosting for .99 per month!  They are still reasonable pricing upon renewal! 2. Select a WordPress theme.  There are so many out there...

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Excellent Hosting for WordPress Websites

Excellent Hosting for WordPress Websites

I can speak from experience and I have worked with many of the recommended industry “top ranked” WordPress web hosts.  I must admit my favorite is still SiteGround. I have had some websites infiltrated by malicious code in the past, I have had some websites not be ‘live’ due to various reasons by the Host having issues. Hands down, SiteGround has been the best Host for my clients. It has had the best security against...

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WordPress Statistics 2019

WordPress Statistics 2019

When searching the internet to help explain to others why we love using WordPress to develop new business websites, CITS found this excellent article from Kinsta: Wild and Interesting WordPress Statistics and Facts (2019) Our favorite facts to share – WordPress is the world’s most popular content management system powering 34% of all websites on the internet. On top of that: WordPress has a 60.8% market share in the CMS market WordPress...

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Reasons You Need a Website

Reasons You Need a Website

I have met some potential clients that feel they don’t really need a website.  Many of them are happy with just social media.  I disagree.  Thank you to this Professional Web Developer in Ireland for his excellent explanation. Give this article a read and let me know – Do you think you need a website? https://www.dannylewin.com/blog/do-you-still-need-a-website/  

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Choosing a good WordPress Host

Choosing a good WordPress Host

Collective IT Solutions has worked with numerous WordPress website Hosts, for quite a few years even.  We admit, there are many good hosts out there and you may select yours for various reasons.  But if you are new to WordPress, looking to save some money or just want a good WordPress Host that takes care of a lot for you; we strongly recommend www.siteground.com. They are inexpensive and offer a lot of features for you that other hosts do not...

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