Learn how to set up a Gravatar

Why do you need a Gravatar? Look Professional Gravatar (Globally Recognized Avatar) ties your email address to your photo (or logo or other image). Many online services use Gravatar to display that photo with your profile (depending on the service, of course) giving people a glimpse of your brand/biz, providing some credibility, creating trust, and…

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

I see posts on Facebook all the time asking for someone who can build an “affordable website” or one that “won’t break the bank.” Or, “I need a low-cost, basic, simple website, but it needs to be engaging and professional.” Those who want the low-cost, affordable, basic website also plan to bring in revenue from…

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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 a service like…

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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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