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If you're getting started with WordPress for the very first time, here are some tips to help you save time and money.

If you're getting started with WordPress for the very first time, here are some tips to help you save time and money.


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  • 1. Ways to save you time & money when launching a WordPress Site
    Launch Right!
  • 2. Chris Lema
    The most important things to know about me
    Hours spent using WordPress
    Mistakes made using WordPress
    Sites launched using WordPress
    9,055
    18,110
    450
    I am currently the Vice President of Software Engineering & Marketing at Emphasys Software
  • 3. 5
    Mistakes Not to Make
    Plugins To Use Right Away
    Additional Plugins You May Like
    Tips Once Launched
  • 4. Mistake One:
    Not all Hosts are Equal
  • 5. Mistake Two:
    Not all Installations are Equal
  • 6. Mistake Three:
    Don’t move too Fast!
  • 7. For Performance, don’t do this
    Mistake Four:
    Permalinks aren’t just to make things pretty.
  • 8. Mistake Five:
    Don’t forget to clear out those default pages & posts.
  • 9. 3
    Getting to Settings
    2
    1
    Domain/wp-login.php
  • 10. Your site will need plugins. Start here!
  • 11. When looking for plugins…
    Social Proof
  • 12. If you only have $40 to spend on your site, BUY GRAVITYFORMS.
    Here are 5 more plugins I recommend.
  • 13. Themes
    Picking the right type (blog, magazine, photo) is critical.
    Uniqueness comes from your content and photos, not just the design.
  • 14. Find Your Voice / Know your Backstory
  • 15. Help your Content/Use Great Images
  • 16. More is Less/ Get Focused
  • 17. Find a Pattern/ Develop Routines
  • 18. Monitor Everything/ Collect Statistics
  • 19. Chris Lema
    http://www.slideshare.net/cflema/launch-right
    cflema@gmail.com
    http://chrislema.com
    http://www.facebook.com/chrislema
    http://twitter.com/chrislema
    http://quora.com/Chris-Lema