Top 5 Poorly Designed Websites in Nigeria. Having a website is a very nice thing. It’s a chance to connect with your existing and potential customers, so when I go through websites, I expect to be at least wowed, or shake my head in silent appreciation.
Have you ever lost your WordPress site? Trust me, it’s not a funny experience. I have fallen victim to this so many times in the past all because no one showed me how. That’s why today’s lesson is on How to Backup Your WordPress Website.
What is a backup? A backup is simply a copy of your site that you can reinstall (restore) should something go wrong. It’s a fail-safe, precautionary measure that saves you a lot of stress. It’s like an insurance policy that protects all the effort, time and money you’ve invested in your WordPress site.
Soooooo…. Pishon Design Studio turns 10 years old in June and over the few next months we’ll be having a massive giveaway for just 10 of our awesome readers: design your WordPress blog FREE! No, we ain’t playing you, and Yes, you heard right. Sure, there’s always a clause – you have to buy the hosting using our affiliate link, but that’s all.
No, we didn’t hit jackpot, and no we are not related in any way to Bill Gates. The idea, rather, is to give back to society (cough), and to our lovely readers. 10 years no be beans, like we say here in Nigeria. We’ve had our share of clients – nice, patient, annoying, slow, etc, but we are still here, and still standing!
Website traffic is the lifeblood of any business and if your website isn’t getting any traffic, you’re not generating any sales. Hard fact is, getting traffic is an ongoing task and you must be constantly doing it, if you want to get traffic and keep it.
Here are a few tips:
Now you have that website you’ve always wanted. Cool.
The only problem is that you’re the only person who has visited it in the past week. Jeez. That won’t do. You need to get that website out. And fast too! So how? You ask.
That’s a question that every body who has a website asks. I always tell my clients that there’s no point owning a website if you do not know how to tell people you have one. And there’s no way everyone will know you personally and yet you need them all to come to your website. Lemme show you a few ways you can do that. Read on…
I’m an avid freak for mobile apps. I have loads of them on my devices. And well, if they help me work better, then I’m a fan! Here’s five of my favorite apps to use when working on websites. You can get these apps on the Playstore or App Store.
Price: Free (requires Dropbox account)
Designing a website to showcase photography is not as simple as it sounds. It needs planning, intense concentration and a whole lot of patience. With a normal website, there is usually a consistent structure, which includes a header, a navigation menu, sometimes a sidebar, and usually a footer. However, when showcasing photography, there are no limits. You don’t need a navigation bar, header, or footer, if you don’t want to have them.
Here’s my 2 cents on what you need to design a great photography based website.
Web design is changing constantly – with the advent of mobile media and what I call the ipad nightmare. For web designers, the need to step up is almost going to be overwhelming. Hopefully, this post will give you a little idea about what you need to step up to as a web designer in middle-earth!
Well, for the record, being a professional doesn’t mean you’ve got a Bachelor’s degree in tampering with other people’s PCs, or you qualify as a geek, or something with a worse name… Being a professional according to Wikipedia, means: