Square 3 Coaching Website vs. Blog Everything you need to know Jennifer Voss & Nona Jordan  Square 3 Coaches
Square 3 Coaching <ul><li>Websites and blogs give you the benefit of  </li></ul><ul><li>online presence.  </li></ul><ul><l...
Square 3 Coaching <ul><li>Good to know: A blog is a type of website </li></ul><ul><li>Important distinctions: </li></ul><u...
Square 3 Coaching <ul><li>Good to know: Websites are a bit old school.   </li></ul><ul><li>More on that: </li></ul><ul><ul...
Square 3 Coaching <ul><li>So what does it mean?  </li></ul><ul><li>You have choices to make… </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Blog on...
Square 3 Coaching <ul><ul><li>A note about hosting </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Step 1. Buy your domain name  </li></ul></ul...
Square 3 Coaching <ul><ul><li>Blog only, hosted by Wordpress or Typepad </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The simplest & least ex...
Square 3 Coaching <ul><ul><li>Blog only, hosted on your own domain </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Inexpensive and the most fle...
Square 3 Coaching <ul><ul><li>Website Only </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Website content tends to be static similar to a broc...
Square 3 Coaching <ul><ul><li>Website & Blog – the fancy option </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Some people choose to have a st...
Square 3 Coaching <ul><ul><li>All about Blogging </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>October 9 th  @ 12:00pm EST  </li></ul></ul><u...
Square 3 Coaching Sign up for one-on-one coaching or lab time at Website v. Blogs: Everything You Need to Know http://www....
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Need an online presence but feel baffled and overwhelmed by the options available to you? Never fear, the Square 3 Coaches are here!! In this 60 minute, information session, you will get basic information about the difference between a website and a blog, why you would use one versus the other, or even both!! Come with questions, we’ll show you examples of both, and, by the end of the call, you’ll be able to make a decision about what kind of online presence YOU want.

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  1. 1. Square 3 Coaching Website vs. Blog Everything you need to know Jennifer Voss & Nona Jordan Square 3 Coaches
  2. 2. Square 3 Coaching <ul><li>Websites and blogs give you the benefit of </li></ul><ul><li>online presence. </li></ul><ul><li>This is really important for… </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Credibility </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>A way for “your tribe” to find you </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Let people know who you are </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Let people know what you offer </li></ul></ul>Website v. Blogs: Everything You Need to Know
  3. 3. Square 3 Coaching <ul><li>Good to know: A blog is a type of website </li></ul><ul><li>Important distinctions: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Blogs are DYNAMIC (updated content) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Blogs are EASY to update </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>You can get one in about 2 minutes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>You can get fancy and host your own </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Search engines prefer blogs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Less expensive to have custom designed </li></ul></ul>Website v. Blogs: Everything You Need to Know
  4. 4. Square 3 Coaching <ul><li>Good to know: Websites are a bit old school. </li></ul><ul><li>More on that: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Website content tends to be static. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>It can be really expensive to have a website built and updated (unless you are a genius web programmer OR you have a Mac) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Websites aren’t typically picked up in search engines (unless you’ve paid for advertising) </li></ul></ul>Website v. Blogs: Everything You Need to Know
  5. 5. Square 3 Coaching <ul><li>So what does it mean? </li></ul><ul><li>You have choices to make… </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Blog only, hosted on your own domain </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Blog only, hosted by Wordpress or Typepad </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Website only </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Website AND a blog (now that’s fancy!!!) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Let’s Discuss </li></ul></ul>Website v. Blogs: Everything You Need to Know
  6. 6. Square 3 Coaching <ul><ul><li>A note about hosting </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Step 1. Buy your domain name </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Step 2. Park it (you are saving it for later use) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Step 3. Host your domain </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>(www.supergreenhosting.com offsets energy use) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Step 4. Build your site on your domain </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Step 5. Create content </li></ul></ul>Website v. Blogs: Everything You Need to Know
  7. 7. Square 3 Coaching <ul><ul><li>Blog only, hosted by Wordpress or Typepad </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The simplest & least expensive solution… </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>With the least amount of flexibility! </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>There are some types of forms that cannot be used on wordpress.com </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Example: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>www.brookecastillo.typepad.com </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>http://coachingsuccessstrategies.wordpress.com/ </li></ul></ul></ul>Website v. Blogs: Everything You Need to Know
  8. 8. Square 3 Coaching <ul><ul><li>Blog only, hosted on your own domain </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Inexpensive and the most flexible option. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Allows you to have a blog with a website feel. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>There are people out there who will set up a Wordpress site from $39 to 1000s of dollars. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>www.johnnybtruant.com (Less expensive) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>www.lynnraedesigns.com (Reasonable) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Example: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>www.everydayyogini.com </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li> www.litethoughts.com </li></ul></ul></ul>Website v. Blogs: Everything You Need to Know
  9. 9. Square 3 Coaching <ul><ul><li>Website Only </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Website content tends to be static similar to a brochure that is published and not frequently changed. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>iWeb – Super easy for Mac lovers. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Otherwise: Above our heads. Call a web designer! </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Examples: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>www.square3coaching.com (iWeb design) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>www.starbucks.com (Professional design) </li></ul></ul></ul>Website v. Blogs: Everything You Need to Know
  10. 10. Square 3 Coaching <ul><ul><li>Website & Blog – the fancy option </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Some people choose to have a static website and a separate blog that is linked to through the website </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Example: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>www.brookecastillo.com – Brooke’s website has a “Blog” tab at the top. When clicked upon, a second site opens to www.brookecastillo.typepad.com </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>www.insightlifedesign.com - Nona’s other niche. Nona has multiple links to a Wordpress blog, which is on a different site. www.insightlifedesign.com/blog </li></ul></ul></ul>Website v. Blogs: Everything You Need to Know
  11. 11. Square 3 Coaching <ul><ul><li>All about Blogging </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>October 9 th @ 12:00pm EST </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Join Nona Jordan as you learn about Wordpress & blogging by creating a blog hosted on Wordpress.com </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Do-it-Yourself Websites on Mac </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>October 12 @ 12:00pm EST </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Join Nona Jordan as we build your website with Mac’s super easy, built in program, iWeb. </li></ul></ul>Website v. Blogs: Everything You Need to Know Need More Help? How about some lab time or 1-on-1 coaching?
  12. 12. Square 3 Coaching Sign up for one-on-one coaching or lab time at Website v. Blogs: Everything You Need to Know http://www.square3coaching.com

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