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Wordpress 5.0 - What Is It and What To Do About It | GreenCup Design

WordPress 5.0 – What Is It and What You Need To Do About It

You may have heard that WordPress is launching WordPress 5.0 today which is probably causing you to scratch your head and ask, what does that mean to me and what should I do about it?

This is a big deal. WordPress is finally catching on to the popularity of drag and drop web page builders and is incorporating this functionality in their own editor – in a major way. While this new editor, called “Gutenberg,” won’t change the way your page looks to your visitors, it will change how you see your site on the inside.

With such a big change, people will wonder if their website will be ok after the update. The short answer is yes – with some exceptions. The long answer can be read about and debated until we see the effects of the changes.

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Keep Your Online Presence Running at its Best | GreenCup Digital

Maintenance 101 – Keep Your Site Looking and Running its Very Best

There are endless articles and blog posts covering the importance of marketing your business through your website, blog posts, and social media. Although those are important pieces, they are part of a bigger picture. Your online presence and the platforms that carry it must be maintained.

A lot of business owners, especially small business owners, get involved in the construction of their own website. They may build a beautiful site using tools like WordPress or Squarespace, but people often stop there, sometimes leaving the site as is for years. Or, they don’t realize that it needs to be done.

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Very Scary Websites for Halloween!

When people want to know more about your business the first thing they will do is visit your website. The first impression you make on your clients doesn’t come from a handshake or a phone call, it comes from your online presence. Even if you hand someone a business card, the next contact they will make with your business is through your website.

In order to make a good first impression, your website must be well constructed, easy to navigate, and easy to find when someone searches for the few details they remember from a conversation or recommendation. Your website is arguably the most important representation of your business or the services you provide.

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Quality Photos are important for your website

The Importance of Placing Quality Photos on your Website

The Internet has become an essential marketing resource for business advertisers, overtaking print media and television as a primary target. This is especially true if you are the owner of a small or home-based business who does not have the deep pockets necessary to broadcast your message during an anchor program like Monday Night Football.

The incredible number of free and low-cost tools available to business owners also plays a large part in the Internet’s popularity as an advertising medium. This has made it possible for many business owners to take on the creation and ongoing maintenance of their websites using tools such as WordPress or Squarespace.

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Tidbit: Why A Website is Important to Small Business

Even in this day and age, I come across small business owners who don’t know the value of a website. Here’s a quick overview of the current stats affecting small business web design – stay tuned for the outtakes at the end.
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