Website Prep

Prepping for your Website Design or Redesign

Want to make sure you get a perfect website? This list will make sure you've got it all covered. | TheEssentialWebsite.com

Smart people plan. Amiright?! We plan for weddings, vacations, even what we’re doing on the weekend. As business owners, we plan our marketing, sales specials, budgets and more. As smart business owners, you plan everything. With proper planning and preparation for your website, you’ll ensure that you are providing a clear and professional way for…

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What exactly is an "affordable website"?

I need an affordable website”! Can you recommend someone? I’d love to...but what does “affordable” mean to you?

People post on are Facebook all the time asking for someone who can build them an “affordable website” or one that “won’t break the bank.” I always laugh at these posts and get quite irritated. Why? Because what the heck does affordable REALLY mean (to each, individual person)? It’s about as generic/vague of a question…

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How to set up a free MailChimp Account

How to set up a free MailChimp account via TheEssentialWebsite.com

Why you need an email marketing account: If you think you don’t, think again. With an email marketing account, you’re able to easily collect new subscribers from your website and other places. These nice people (and their email addresses) are pretty priceless. They are your clients, potential clients, cheerleaders and fans. Using an service like…

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How to set Up Your Gravatar

Learn how to set up a Gravatar

Blog Comment Sections If you’ve ever written, read or even glanced at a blog post, you’ve probably noticed the comments section below the post. Most blog authors (We say “blog authors” vs. “bloggers” because we want you to know we’re not just talking about people who “only” blog. We’re talking about anyone who has a…

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Website Advice: Keep it Simple

Website Advice - Keep It Simple

“A confused mind ALWAYS says no.” – Marie Forleo Think about this statement as it relates to a website for a sec. Let it sink in while you’re reading. The perfect website doesn’t just happen. It takes lots of planning, research, designing (and more), not to mention all of the technical magic that happens behind…

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