Web 101

How to get started whether we are doing it for you or you are doing it yourself Your first step is always going to be making the decision to  Be in business for yourself That you are in it until you succeed  Get Started Find your niche. If you don’t know what a niche is then I want to invite you to the Internet Niche Lab where you can learn all about niches what they are and how they work.  The niche lab was a project designed and created by myself and four very talented partners.  Get your ducks in a row. This simply means downloading the new website checklist. Start at the top and just get it done. Call me  I am available to my clients and students during normal business hours. I live in the central US time Continue reading

Design The Basics

No matter what media you choose, design is always going to be design it begins with basic shapes. Do you remember what your mother taught you before you even went to kindergarten? “Stay in the lines.” You can do anything you want to do as long as you stay in the lines. All design consists of: Color Harmony Rhythm Balance Continue reading

WordPress Checklist

Decide on a domain name Purchase the domain name Set up web hosting Install WordPress Find the WordPress theme that fits your niche plan. There are literally thousands of themes available and I guarantee this is going to take the longest to decide. I suggest you search first for your favorite colors, then for appearance. Install the theme Activate the theme In posts РWrite your first post replacing the hello world post In Posts Рestablish your categories In settings General fill in the blanks In settings Go to writing fill in the blanks In settings Reading Рfill in the blanks In settings Discussion Рfill in the blanks Рthere are two dialog boxes that you will probably go back and add to from time to time. They are words and URLs that you may want to block Continue reading