OFCOURSE1.To create new content.2.To share company updates.3.To share industry insights.4.To share opinions and expertise.5.To be more social.6.To generate new leads.7.To connect with your customers.
ABOUTWORDPRESS1. Started as a blogging platform.2. Grew to a fully pledged CMS (Content Management System).3. Used by bloggers, governments, business and e-commerce sites.4. Most widely used open source platform.
WORDPRESSPOWERS17% OF ALLWEBSITESON THE NET Source: w3techs.com
WORDPRESSPOWERS54% OF ALLWEBSITESWITH A CMS Source: w3techs.com
WHY?1. Easy to use.2. Developing at a rapid pace.3. Becomes more flexible for developers with every release.4. Thousands of free plugins and extensions.5. Designers love it, Developers love it, site admins love it.
HOSTINGSOLUTIONSSHARED SERVER VSVPS VS DEDICATED
SHAREDSERVERS1. Highly Cost Effective. Typically starts at 5 usd per month.2. No maintenance cost.3. Typically, they claim to offer unlimited bandwidth and space – be cautious.4. Can be a bit of a hit and miss when it comes to performance depending on the server assigned to you.5. Hundreds of sites hosted on a single server.6. Word press Recommends Blue Host, Dream Host and laughing squid.
VPSSERVERS1. Costs a bit more, typically starting at 20 usd per month, but on average cost 40 usd per month.2. Comes with managed and un-managed packages, be wary.3. Less websites on each server.4. Better performance and reliability.5. Each site is in a separate partition, so the scripts and performance of your neighbors don’t effect your site.
DEDICATEDSERVERS1. Expensive Solution. Typically Costs around 200 usd per month.2. Comes with managed and un-managed packages, be wary.3. A full server is dedicated to your website solely.4. Super performance and reliability.5. Only needed for high traffic websites that will use lots of resources.
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