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  • Rebecca Bollwitt @Miss604 Miss604.com   @sixty4media sixty4media.com WordPress: Not just for blogs
  • This blogging platform  is not just for a blog WordPress: Not just for blogs
  • WordPress: Not just for blogs
  • 6 Cool things about using WordPress as a Website... ...not just a blog WordPress: Not just for blogs
  • 1. Your Choice WordPress.com WordPress.org WordPress: Not just for blogs
  • http://yoursite.wordpress.com WordPress: Not just for blogs
      • You don't have to download anything
  • http://yoursite.wordpress.com WordPress: Not just for blogs
      • You don't have to download anything
      • You don't have to pay for hosting
  • http://yoursite.wordpress.com WordPress: Not just for blogs
      • You don't have to download anything
      • You don't have to pay for hosting
      • Managed (unlimited storage, updates...)
  • http://yoursite.wordpress.com WordPress: Not just for blogs
      • You don't have to download anything
      • You don't have to pay for hosting
      • Managed (unlimited storage, updates...)
      • Community (support, forums...)  
  • http://yoursite.wordpress.com WordPress: Not just for blogs
      • You don't have to download anything
      • You don't have to pay for hosting
      •   Managed (unlimited storage, updates...)
      • Community (support, forums...)  
      • Limited theme choices
      • No plugin capabilities
      • No advertising
  • http://yoursite.com WordPress: Not just for blogs
      • Maintenance (do your own backups)
      • Hosting fee, domain fee
  • http://yoursite.com WordPress: Not just for blogs
      • Maintenance (do your own backups)
      • Hosting fee, domain fee
      • You control 100%
  • http://yoursite.com WordPress: Not just for blogs
      • Maintenance (do your own backups)
      • Hosting fee, domain fee
      • You control 100%
      • Endless theme & design possibilities
  • http://yoursite.com WordPress: Not just for blogs
      • Maintenance (do your own backups)
      • Hosting fee, domain fee
      • You control 100%
      • Endless theme & design possibilities
      • Control permalink structure
  • http://yoursite.com WordPress: Not just for blogs
      • Maintenance (do your own backups)
      • Hosting fee, domain fee
      • You control 100%
      • Endless theme & design possibilities
      • Control permalink structure
      • Plugins
  • http://yoursite.com WordPress: Not just for blogs
      • Maintenance (do your own backups)
      • Hosting fee, domain fee
      • You control 100%
      • Endless theme & design possibilities
      • Control permalink structure
      • Plugins
      • Advertising
  • Both are great WordPress: Not just for blogs
      • Upgrade options (domain mapping, CSS...)
      • Staples: RSS Feeds, SEO
      • Excellent support (http://codex.wordpress.org)
      • Worldwide community (WordCamps)
  • 2. User-Friendly WordPress is a CMS WordPress: Not just for blogs
  • Content Management System WordPress: Not just for blogs
      • "Front End" & "Back End" -- not just code
  • Content Management System WordPress: Not just for blogs
      • "Front End" & "Back End" -- not just code
      • Manages links, multimedia, posts, pages
  • Content Management System WordPress: Not just for blogs
      • "Front End" & "Back End" -- not just code
      • Manages links, multimedia, posts, pages
      • Simple publisher
  • Content Management System WordPress: Not just for blogs
      • "Front End" & "Back End" -- not just code
      • Manages links, multimedia, posts, pages
      • Simple publisher
      • Dashboard administration
  • WordPress: Not just for blogs
  • 3. SEO Search Engine Optimization WordPress: Not just for blogs
  • Search Engine Optimization WordPress: Not just for blogs WordPress already takes care of 80-90% of your SEO and offers up a few plugins that will help you fight spam and up your SEO. “ The beauty of WordPress is that you don’t need to do a lot of stuff. ” Matt Cutts - Google
  • WordPress: Not just for blogs
  • Search Engine Optimization WordPress: Not just for blogs
      • Clean URLs
      • Keywords, Tags, Categories
      • Headings
      • Ping-o-matic
  • Search Engine Optimization WordPress: Not just for blogs
      • Clean URLs
      • Keywords, Tags, Categories
      • Headings
      • Ping-o-matic
      • Making sure people can share your content 
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    •  
  • 4. Themes Thousands of looks WordPress: Not just for blogs
  • Theme Options WordPress: Not just for blogs
      • Default
  • WordPress: Not just for blogs
  • Theme Options WordPress: Not just for blogs
      • Default
      • Themes Directory
        • http://wordpress.org/extend/themes/
  • WordPress: Not just for blogs
  • WordPress: Not just for blogs
  • Theme Options WordPress: Not just for blogs
      • Default
      • Themes Directory
      • Your own design
  • Theme Options WordPress: Not just for blogs
      • Default
      • Themes Directory
      • Your own design
        • Same design throughout 
  • WordPress: Not just for blogs
  • WordPress: Not just for blogs
  • Theme Options WordPress: Not just for blogs
      • Default
      • Themes Directory
      • Your own design
        • Slightly different between main site & blog
  • WordPress: Not just for blogs
  • WordPress: Not just for blogs
  • 5. Simple Steps from blog to website WordPress: Not just for blogs
  • Difference between a website  and a blog WordPress: Not just for blogs
      • Dynamic content vs staple content
      • Don't need to be a techie to edit a blog
      • Comments
  • WordPress: Not just for blogs
  • Swapping out the main page WordPress: Not just for blogs
      • Pages first
      • Blog posts second
  • WordPress: Not just for blogs
  • WordPress: Not just for blogs
  • WordPress: Not just for blogs
  • Demonstration time WordPress: Not just for blogs
      • Insert fun demo for to compliment talk
  • 6. Variety Endless functional possibilities   WordPress: Not just for blogs
  • WordPress: Not just for blogs
  • WordPress: Not just for blogs
  • WordPress: Not just for blogs
  • 6. Variety Endless functional possibilities ... even without a blog WordPress: Not just for blogs
  • WordPress: Not just for blogs
  • WordPress: Not just for blogs
  • WordPress: Not just for blogs
  • WordPress: Not just for blogs
  • "That doesn't even look like WordPress" WordPress: Not just for blogs
  • WordPress: Not just for blogs
  • WordPress: Not just for blogs
  • WordPress: Not just for blogs
  • ... you can go a long way WordPress: Not just for blogs
  • WordPress: Not just for blogs
  • WordPress: Not just for blogs
  • WordPress powers more than blogs WordPress: Not just for blogs
  • WordPress: Not just for blogs
  • Rebecca Bollwitt @Miss604 Miss604.com   @sixty4media sixty4media.com WordPress: Not just for blogs