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

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

WordPress 5.3 Released Today

I’m excited to announce that David Martin Design has officially redone this website using WordPress and launched last Friday. Named “Kirk” in honour of jazz multi-instrumentalist Rahsaan Roland Kirk, the latest and greatest version of WordPress is available for download or update in your dashboard. We are seeing improvements to the Gutenberg block editor, security… Continue reading WordPress 5.3 Released Today

A New Modern WordPress Design for Red Tutoring

David Martin Design has recently finished redesigning the redtutoring.com website for Becca Dilger, founder and sole proprietor of the Bloomington-based tutoring service Red Tutoring, Inc. We worked together to install an SSL certificate, a very important factor in ranking your website. We also shortened her URL from http://www.redtutoring.com down to https://redtutoring.com and eliminated the www… Continue reading A New Modern WordPress Design for Red Tutoring