WordPress is good for More than Blogs - and Here's Why
WordPress is the most popular website platform in the world. Approximately 75 million websites are built using this simplistic content management system (CRM) that is (relatively) easy to understand. WordPress was built as a blogging platform and millions of blogs are published on it, but many savvy business owners know WordPress is good for more than blogs.
WordPress isn’t Just for Blogs
The simplicity of WordPress makes it a great choice for any small business. Since WordPress is fairly easy to figure out, many business owners are using it and never publishing a blog post on it.
SEO is important for all websites
Unless you have a ton of money to invest in advertising, Search Engine Optimization (SEO) is vital to your website. WordPress makes it simple to create content that Google likes. With SEO plugins such as Yoast to assist you, there is no reason why your WordPress website can’t bring in a lot of customers via search engines.
The advantage of the SEO capability is much broader in WordPress than in some other website platforms. Free platforms such as Tumblr, Blogger, and WordPress.com all have limited SEO capabilities and custom websites don’t have plugins such as Yoast to help you develop an SEO strategy.
WIth so many business owners and bloggers using WordPress, there is bound to be tons of resources. There are forums, blog posts, and an entire community dedicated to helping you with your WordPress questions. Resources like that make it simple to show that WordPress is good for more than blogs.
In addition, WordPress is constantly updating their platform, making it more difficult for hackers to break into your website.
If you are planning on making any money from your website, WordPress is a great option. From plugins to integrations, WP has monetizing figured out. Affiliate marketing is one of the best ways to monetize your website and non-bloggers can do it as well as bloggers. Since WordPress is good for more than blogs, use your non-blog WP website to create irresistible offers and start making money.
For those who sell something on their website, you can turn your WordPress website into an e-commerce site by adding a plugin and integrating PayPal or Stripe
Because 20% of the world’s websites are built on WordPress, there are tons of resources available for even the greenest business owner. From plugins to blog posts to news articles, you can probably find out what you are looking for easily.
If you have a problem with your WordPress website, there’s probably a plugin to solve it. Plugins can do everything from changing your font to allowing you to accept money through your website.
Designing your WordPress website can be simple as well. If you want to hire a designer to create your dream website, there are many freelance web designers who can produce exactly what you are looking for. If you are bootstrapping it, you can purchase a pre-made theme that allows you to install it and add your information.
Making Changes is Simple
Changing themes, text, images, and the overall layout is pretty simple with WordPress. Unless you want to make custom changes, you don’t need to know any CSS or HTML. Add pages, change the overall layout of your blog, or completely change the theme by going to the platform and making them.
If you want to build your own website, here is our tutorial on How to Build a WordPress website.
What do you think? Do you agree that WordPress for more than blogs? Share your thoughts below.
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