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 <ul><ul><li>You don't have to download anything  </li></ul></ul>
http://yoursite.wordpress.com WordPress: Not just for blogs <ul><ul><li>You don't have to download anything  </li></ul></u...
http://yoursite.wordpress.com WordPress: Not just for blogs <ul><ul><li>You don't have to download anything  </li></ul></u...
http://yoursite.wordpress.com WordPress: Not just for blogs <ul><ul><li>You don't have to download anything  </li></ul></u...
http://yoursite.wordpress.com WordPress: Not just for blogs <ul><ul><li>You don't have to download anything  </li></ul></u...
http://yoursite.com WordPress: Not just for blogs <ul><ul><li>Maintenance (do your own backups) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li...
http://yoursite.com WordPress: Not just for blogs <ul><ul><li>Maintenance (do your own backups) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li...
http://yoursite.com WordPress: Not just for blogs <ul><ul><li>Maintenance (do your own backups) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li...
http://yoursite.com WordPress: Not just for blogs <ul><ul><li>Maintenance (do your own backups) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li...
http://yoursite.com WordPress: Not just for blogs <ul><ul><li>Maintenance (do your own backups) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li...
http://yoursite.com WordPress: Not just for blogs <ul><ul><li>Maintenance (do your own backups) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li...
Both are great WordPress: Not just for blogs <ul><ul><li>Upgrade options (domain mapping, CSS...) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><...
2. User-Friendly   WordPress is a CMS WordPress: Not just for blogs
Content Management System WordPress: Not just for blogs <ul><ul><li>&quot;Front End&quot; & &quot;Back End&quot; -- not ju...
Content Management System WordPress: Not just for blogs <ul><ul><li>&quot;Front End&quot; & &quot;Back End&quot; -- not ju...
Content Management System WordPress: Not just for blogs <ul><ul><li>&quot;Front End&quot; & &quot;Back End&quot; -- not ju...
Content Management System WordPress: Not just for blogs <ul><ul><li>&quot;Front End&quot; & &quot;Back End&quot; -- not ju...
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 u...
WordPress: Not just for blogs
Search Engine Optimization WordPress: Not just for blogs <ul><ul><li>Clean URLs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Keywords, Tags,...
Search Engine Optimization WordPress: Not just for blogs <ul><ul><li>Clean URLs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Keywords, Tags,...
4. Themes Thousands of looks WordPress: Not just for blogs
Theme Options WordPress: Not just for blogs <ul><ul><li>Default </li></ul></ul>
WordPress: Not just for blogs
Theme Options WordPress: Not just for blogs <ul><ul><li>Default </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Themes Directory </li></ul></ul...
WordPress: Not just for blogs
WordPress: Not just for blogs
Theme Options WordPress: Not just for blogs <ul><ul><li>Default </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Themes Directory </li></ul></ul...
Theme Options WordPress: Not just for blogs <ul><ul><li>Default </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Themes Directory </li></ul></ul...
WordPress: Not just for blogs
WordPress: Not just for blogs
Theme Options WordPress: Not just for blogs <ul><ul><li>Default </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Themes Directory </li></ul></ul...
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 <ul><ul><li>Dynamic content vs staple content </li>...
WordPress: Not just for blogs
Swapping out the main page WordPress: Not just for blogs <ul><ul><li>Pages first </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Blog posts sec...
WordPress: Not just for blogs
WordPress: Not just for blogs
WordPress: Not just for blogs
Demonstration time WordPress: Not just for blogs <ul><ul><li>Insert fun demo for to compliment talk </li></ul></ul>
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
&quot;That doesn't even look like WordPress&quot; 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
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  1. 1. Rebecca Bollwitt @Miss604 Miss604.com   @sixty4media sixty4media.com WordPress: Not just for blogs
  2. 2. This blogging platform  is not just for a blog WordPress: Not just for blogs
  3. 3. WordPress: Not just for blogs
  4. 4. 6 Cool things about using WordPress as a Website... ...not just a blog WordPress: Not just for blogs
  5. 5. 1. Your Choice WordPress.com WordPress.org WordPress: Not just for blogs
  6. 6. http://yoursite.wordpress.com WordPress: Not just for blogs <ul><ul><li>You don't have to download anything </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. http://yoursite.wordpress.com WordPress: Not just for blogs <ul><ul><li>You don't have to download anything </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>You don't have to pay for hosting </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. http://yoursite.wordpress.com WordPress: Not just for blogs <ul><ul><li>You don't have to download anything </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>You don't have to pay for hosting </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Managed (unlimited storage, updates...) </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. http://yoursite.wordpress.com WordPress: Not just for blogs <ul><ul><li>You don't have to download anything </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>You don't have to pay for hosting </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Managed (unlimited storage, updates...) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Community (support, forums...)   </li></ul></ul>
  10. 10. http://yoursite.wordpress.com WordPress: Not just for blogs <ul><ul><li>You don't have to download anything </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>You don't have to pay for hosting </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>  Managed (unlimited storage, updates...) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Community (support, forums...)   </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Limited theme choices </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>No plugin capabilities </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>No advertising </li></ul></ul>
  11. 11. http://yoursite.com WordPress: Not just for blogs <ul><ul><li>Maintenance (do your own backups) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Hosting fee, domain fee </li></ul></ul>
  12. 12. http://yoursite.com WordPress: Not just for blogs <ul><ul><li>Maintenance (do your own backups) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Hosting fee, domain fee </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>You control 100% </li></ul></ul>
  13. 13. http://yoursite.com WordPress: Not just for blogs <ul><ul><li>Maintenance (do your own backups) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Hosting fee, domain fee </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>You control 100% </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Endless theme & design possibilities </li></ul></ul>
  14. 14. http://yoursite.com WordPress: Not just for blogs <ul><ul><li>Maintenance (do your own backups) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Hosting fee, domain fee </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>You control 100% </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Endless theme & design possibilities </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Control permalink structure </li></ul></ul>
  15. 15. http://yoursite.com WordPress: Not just for blogs <ul><ul><li>Maintenance (do your own backups) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Hosting fee, domain fee </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>You control 100% </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Endless theme & design possibilities </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Control permalink structure </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Plugins </li></ul></ul>
  16. 16. http://yoursite.com WordPress: Not just for blogs <ul><ul><li>Maintenance (do your own backups) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Hosting fee, domain fee </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>You control 100% </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Endless theme & design possibilities </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Control permalink structure </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Plugins </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Advertising </li></ul></ul>
  17. 17. Both are great WordPress: Not just for blogs <ul><ul><li>Upgrade options (domain mapping, CSS...) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Staples: RSS Feeds, SEO </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Excellent support (http://codex.wordpress.org) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Worldwide community (WordCamps) </li></ul></ul>
  18. 18. 2. User-Friendly WordPress is a CMS WordPress: Not just for blogs
  19. 19. Content Management System WordPress: Not just for blogs <ul><ul><li>&quot;Front End&quot; & &quot;Back End&quot; -- not just code </li></ul></ul>
  20. 20. Content Management System WordPress: Not just for blogs <ul><ul><li>&quot;Front End&quot; & &quot;Back End&quot; -- not just code </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Manages links, multimedia, posts, pages </li></ul></ul>
  21. 21. Content Management System WordPress: Not just for blogs <ul><ul><li>&quot;Front End&quot; & &quot;Back End&quot; -- not just code </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Manages links, multimedia, posts, pages </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Simple publisher </li></ul></ul>
  22. 22. Content Management System WordPress: Not just for blogs <ul><ul><li>&quot;Front End&quot; & &quot;Back End&quot; -- not just code </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Manages links, multimedia, posts, pages </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Simple publisher </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Dashboard administration </li></ul></ul>
  23. 23. WordPress: Not just for blogs
  24. 24. 3. SEO Search Engine Optimization WordPress: Not just for blogs
  25. 25. 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
  26. 26. WordPress: Not just for blogs
  27. 27. Search Engine Optimization WordPress: Not just for blogs <ul><ul><li>Clean URLs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Keywords, Tags, Categories </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Headings </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ping-o-matic </li></ul></ul>
  28. 28. Search Engine Optimization WordPress: Not just for blogs <ul><ul><li>Clean URLs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Keywords, Tags, Categories </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Headings </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ping-o-matic </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Making sure people can share your content  </li></ul></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul>
  29. 29. 4. Themes Thousands of looks WordPress: Not just for blogs
  30. 30. Theme Options WordPress: Not just for blogs <ul><ul><li>Default </li></ul></ul>
  31. 31. WordPress: Not just for blogs
  32. 32. Theme Options WordPress: Not just for blogs <ul><ul><li>Default </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Themes Directory </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>http://wordpress.org/extend/themes/ </li></ul></ul></ul>
  33. 33. WordPress: Not just for blogs
  34. 34. WordPress: Not just for blogs
  35. 35. Theme Options WordPress: Not just for blogs <ul><ul><li>Default </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Themes Directory </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Your own design </li></ul></ul>
  36. 36. Theme Options WordPress: Not just for blogs <ul><ul><li>Default </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Themes Directory </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Your own design </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Same design throughout  </li></ul></ul></ul>
  37. 37. WordPress: Not just for blogs
  38. 38. WordPress: Not just for blogs
  39. 39. Theme Options WordPress: Not just for blogs <ul><ul><li>Default </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Themes Directory </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Your own design </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Slightly different between main site & blog </li></ul></ul></ul>
  40. 40. WordPress: Not just for blogs
  41. 41. WordPress: Not just for blogs
  42. 42. 5. Simple Steps from blog to website WordPress: Not just for blogs
  43. 43. Difference between a website  and a blog WordPress: Not just for blogs <ul><ul><li>Dynamic content vs staple content </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Don't need to be a techie to edit a blog </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Comments </li></ul></ul>
  44. 44. WordPress: Not just for blogs
  45. 45. Swapping out the main page WordPress: Not just for blogs <ul><ul><li>Pages first </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Blog posts second </li></ul></ul>
  46. 46. WordPress: Not just for blogs
  47. 47. WordPress: Not just for blogs
  48. 48. WordPress: Not just for blogs
  49. 49. Demonstration time WordPress: Not just for blogs <ul><ul><li>Insert fun demo for to compliment talk </li></ul></ul>
  50. 50. 6. Variety Endless functional possibilities   WordPress: Not just for blogs
  51. 51. WordPress: Not just for blogs
  52. 52. WordPress: Not just for blogs
  53. 53. WordPress: Not just for blogs
  54. 54. 6. Variety Endless functional possibilities ... even without a blog WordPress: Not just for blogs
  55. 55. WordPress: Not just for blogs
  56. 56. WordPress: Not just for blogs
  57. 57. WordPress: Not just for blogs
  58. 58. WordPress: Not just for blogs
  59. 59. &quot;That doesn't even look like WordPress&quot; WordPress: Not just for blogs
  60. 60. WordPress: Not just for blogs
  61. 61. WordPress: Not just for blogs
  62. 62. WordPress: Not just for blogs
  63. 63. ... you can go a long way WordPress: Not just for blogs
  64. 64. WordPress: Not just for blogs
  65. 65. WordPress: Not just for blogs
  66. 66. WordPress powers more than blogs WordPress: Not just for blogs
  67. 67. WordPress: Not just for blogs
  68. 68. Rebecca Bollwitt @Miss604 Miss604.com   @sixty4media sixty4media.com WordPress: Not just for blogs

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