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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.

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Launch Right

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

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