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Build a Stronger Visual Brand on Your Site with These Five Tweaks
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Cheri Lucas Rowlands
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Strong visual elements can distinguish your site from others and help to establish your identity, whether you have a personal blog or company website. Is your site brand-new, or have you been around for a while but want a new look that better represents you or your business? Here are five changes you can make to refresh your site.

1. Add your personal or business logo

Need ideas? See more examples of logos.

When visitors come to your site for the first time, you immediately need to make an impression and tell them who you are. Displaying your own logo — whether it’s your company’s official logo, a symbol that represents you, or a design you made ...Read more

Phoebe Lee of Little Grey Box on Growing a Brand and Business as a Travel Blogger
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Cheri Lucas Rowlands
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At Little Grey Box , writer and photographer Phoebe Lee and her husband, videographer and photographer Matt Turk, inspire readers with their travel guides and videos. They’ve attracted millions of fans to their website and popular YouTube channel, and partner with companies to produce content and promote their brands. Here, Phoebe talks about how Little Grey Box has grown over the years, and her advice for making money while doing something you love.

Tell us about Little Grey Box . How has the site changed over the years?

Phoebe and Matt are taking advantage of WordPress.com Business. Ready to take your site to the next level, too? Compare our plans.

Little Grey Box has ...Read more

Crafting Content for the Pages of Your Business Website
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Cheri Lucas Rowlands
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Your site is your opportunity to show potential customers and clients what your business or organization is all about. Presenting this information clearly and effectively may be what sets your brand apart from others. Not sure what you need to include? Here are examples of the types of evergreen content to add to your site.

A Mission Statement

Read more about developing and refining your mission statement.

On your site, include a mission statement: a description of your values and goals, or a summary of your company’s purpose. You may even think of it as an About page for your brand or organization. Mission statements come in all shapes and sizes, and there’s no single template to ...Read more

Crafting Content for the Pages of Your Business Website
Author: 
Cheri Lucas Rowlands
Category: 

Your site is your opportunity to show potential customers and clients what your business or organization is all about. Presenting this information clearly and effectively may be what sets your brand apart from others. Not sure what you need to include? Here are examples of the types of evergreen content to add to your site.

A Mission Statement

Read more about developing and refining your mission statement.

On your site, include a mission statement: a description of your values and goals, or a summary of your company’s purpose. You may even think of it as an About page for your brand or organization. Mission statements come in all shapes and sizes, and there’s no single template to ...Read more

Crafting Content for the Pages of Your Business Website
Author: 
Cheri Lucas Rowlands
Category: 

Your site is your opportunity to show potential customers and clients what your business or organization is all about. Presenting this information clearly and effectively may be what sets your brand apart from others. Not sure what you need to include? Here are examples of the types of evergreen content to add to your site.

A Mission Statement

Read more about developing and refining your mission statement.

On your site, include a mission statement: a description of your values and goals, or a summary of your company’s purpose. You may even think of it as an About page for your brand or organization. Mission statements come in all shapes and sizes, and there’s no single template to ...Read more

What’s the Story Behind Your Site Title?
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Cheri Lucas Rowlands
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New to WordPress.com and not sure what to name your site? Has your blog evolved after a few years and are you ready for a change? Many people find inspiration for their site titles from their lives, favorite things, and quotes. These six writers share how they decided on their site titles.

We Are the Mutants is a magazine devoted to Cold War–era sci-fi, fantasy, genre, pulp, cult, occult, subculture, and dissident media. Founder and editor-in-chief K.E. Roberts discusses the quote that inspired the magazine’s name.

We Are the Mutants comes from graffiti seen at the University of California at Berkeley in the late 1960s: “The bomb has already dropped, and we are ...Read more

What Giles Jordan Learned in His First Year of Blogging
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Cheri Lucas Rowlands
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“How do I gain followers?” is one of the most common questions asked in the comments section of our posts. At Giles Meets World , UK-based travel blogger Giles Jordan shares the mistakes he made in his first year of blogging, and some of his insights address how to grow your site and find new readers. Here are highlights from his post.

Not putting his readers first

People subconsciously will be thinking, “what’s in it for me,” when reading your material, so always try and bear that in mind. What will make someone want to read what you’re writing?

Giles says that his first posts were like travel journal entries, and weren’t well-formatted or easy to read. ...Read more

10 Ways to Generate Leads, Inquiries, and Sales From Your Site
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Cheri Lucas Rowlands
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You’ve launched a website for your brand or business. Now what? Setting it up isn’t enough — you need to actively find new clients and customers. Here are 10 ways to help you generate inquiries, leads, and requests for service on your site.

1. Make it easy for potential customers to contact you

To add a contact form, click on + Add in your page editor, then select Contact Form in the dropdown menu. Once the page is created, don’t forgot to make it visible in your main menu.

Create a Contact page on your site titled Contact Us, Work with Me, Order Now, Inquire, Sign Up, or something similar. Add a contact form on the page, ...Read more

10 About Pages We Love
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Cheri Lucas Rowlands
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Your About page is your opportunity to tell the world what you’re all about. You might wonder: How much should I say? How do I set myself apart from everyone else? What’s my story, my unique angle?

There’s no magic formula for a successful About page: we’re all so different, after all. But as your interests and goals evolve, don’t be afraid to experiment with the page’s content and format. Need inspiration? Here are 10 approaches we love.

Ready for your own domain name, advanced design options, and more in 2018? Find the WordPress.com plan that’s right for you .

Be succinct

Isaac Yuen publishes short stories and personal essays at Ekostories . The British ...Read more

10 About Pages We Love
Author: 
Cheri Lucas Rowlands
Category: 

Your About page is your opportunity to tell the world what you’re all about. You might wonder: How much should I say? How do I set myself apart from everyone else? What’s my story, my unique angle?

There’s no magic formula for a successful About page: we’re all so different, after all. But as your interests and goals evolve, don’t be afraid to experiment with the page’s content and format. Need inspiration? Here are 10 approaches we love.

Ready for your own domain name, advanced design options, and more in 2018? Find the WordPress.com plan that’s right for you .

Be succinct

Isaac Yuen publishes short stories and personal essays at Ekostories . The British ...Read more