Online Marketing, Web Design & SEO for Tradespeople & SMEs
We all have to start somewhere. And being at Beginner level can be the most fun, you’ll learn fast. Here are just a few of the topics covered;
– Search Engine Optimization is the term used for practices employed by webmasters to gain their website the highest visibility in search results. Posts tagged Beginner, SEO will give you the basic knowledge and skills needed for a simple trade website.
Social Media Basics
– There is more to taking your business online than just a website. With every year that passes social media becomes more and more effective as a marketing tool. Learn how to set up and maintain your profile on Facebook, Twitter and many others.
– Promoting your business and your website online and offline. Email Marketing, building links, connections and a network of contacts.
Use the search box and links on the right to find specific topics and experience levels (beginner, intermediate, expert). Use the sign-up form to receive updates via email.
This post is for Beginners, a basic look at the WordPress Dashboard. The options you have and what to do when you first open up your new website admin panel. Read this post and it won’t seem so scary.
Your WordPress Dashboard
So you’ve chosen your domain name, registered it, and have hosting. Now you need to build a website. It can be a daunting prospect but there are many free tools out there to help you. I would recommend to every small tradesperson looking to build a simple website, to display what you do and generate leads, that they use WordPress.
“I would recommend WordPress to every small tradesperson.”
When you decide to take your business marketing efforts online their is a lot to learn. When you hit the search engines for advice it can be a little overwhelming. These are the SEO and Web Design Blogs beginners should follow to get the best advice and learn the most about running a website and social media accounts?
Putting together a list of SEO and Web DesignBlogs Beginners should follow is no easy task. There are thousands of blogs out there, including this one, Online Trade Marketing. Every blog has it’s own focus, so I’ve tried to choose a wide selection of topics.
There’s a million ways to keep up with content from your favorite bloggers. The two I use the most; subscribe to receive updates via email and follow on Twitter. For me, these 5 are a must for any new webmaster. There is a lifetime of reading material already published on these blogs.
Starting your own small business is hard work. Running a small business is hard work. I know,I’ve been that guy. If you are a carpenter, a builder, or a painter and you want to save thousands by learning Online Trade Marketing, then you’ve come to the right place. All the post on this site are aimed at small trade businesses.
All the questions you have will be answered here. If you have a question use the search box on the left to look for an answer. If we haven’t answered your question in a post please leave a comment anywhere on the site and we’ll get back to you. We might write a post, we might make an instructional video.