Blogging for Business: What You Need to Know About WordPress and Content Management

WordPress JetPack Plugin - Artist Wall at the 2019 WordCamp US in St. Louis

Blogging is rapidly becoming an integral part of running an online business. While some business owners are quick to dismiss blogging as a waste of time and energy, the statistics are suggesting otherwise. As more and more websites start maintaining a blog, there’s an increased demand for a more blog-friendly content management system (CMS).  Although… Continue reading Blogging for Business: What You Need to Know About WordPress and Content Management

5 Informative (And Free!) Web Design Tools That Can Teach You More About Your Site

Above all, websites are vehicles designed to help you achieve larger goals. For example, a restaurant’s site might be created to increase awareness and encourage patrons to visit (or order takeout). An entrepreneur might rely on a website to inform potential clients about his or her services.  While a website is an ideal tool for… Continue reading 5 Informative (And Free!) Web Design Tools That Can Teach You More About Your Site

Instant SEO Boost: How Compressor.io Can Drastically Improve Your Site’s Exposure

This search engine optimization tip goes way back to the early 90s –  back when I first started building websites. In the 90s, it was essential to build websites that were quick and optimized because people still had dial-up  internet connections. In order to build a fast loading website, you had to be very careful not… Continue reading Instant SEO Boost: How Compressor.io Can Drastically Improve Your Site’s Exposure

A New WordPress Website for Artist & Musician Henry Leck

David Martin Design has launched a new WordPress website for Arts Alliance of Greater Bloomington member, Henry Leck at https://henryleck.com. It was a challenge at first to figure out how to best work together due to the Covid-19 pandemic and technology restrictions. We began with a Google Meet and it was great to meet online.… Continue reading A New WordPress Website for Artist & Musician Henry Leck

A Nice Visit With EZ E-Bike Rentals

In March 2019, Jim and a small team got to work starting an e-bike rental business. We came up with the name, registered his website, set up web hosting, built a website outline, worked with some great folks on the logo (Allison Horner) & the copywriting, & developed a plan for letting others know that… Continue reading A Nice Visit With EZ E-Bike Rentals

WordPress Website Updates for Kathleen McLean, Associate Professor of Bassoon at the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music.

I just completed a 2-hour website meeting with Kathleen McLean, Associate Professor of Bassoon at the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music. It was a pleasure to meet her long time friend and colleague Chiel Meijering. I’m honored to work with both of these accomplished professional musicians. In our meeting, we updated Kathleen’s WordPress website, wrote several… Continue reading WordPress Website Updates for Kathleen McLean, Associate Professor of Bassoon at the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music.

The Top Plugins To Enhance Your WordPress Website

These are the top FREE plugins for WordPress according to WordPress.com. This data is from September 2019. Akismet Anti-Spam – Used by millions of websites, Akismet filters out hundreds of millions of spam comments from the Web every day. Add Akismet to your site so you don’t have to worry about spam again. All in… Continue reading The Top Plugins To Enhance Your WordPress Website