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Are you wondering why your small business needs a website? According to a study by B2B research firm Clutch.co, only 63% of small businesses have a website. The reasons cited often include “Websites cost too much,” or, “I don’t know how to build a website on my own.” Yet in 2019, with so many easy-to-use website builders available, those excuses couldn’t be further from the truth.
Here’s why your small business absolutely NEEDS a website and how you can build one quickly and easily (without any coding experience!):
Why Your Small Business Needs a Website
There are lots of reasons your business needs to be online.
Continue reading Why Your Small Business Needs a Website at The Official InMotion Hosting Blog.
As a musician, having an active, engaged fanbase is the key to success. A loyal following allows you to be a professional performer and make money off your art. But with hundreds of thousands of other artists out there, how can you manage to attract anyone’s attention?
The answer: use social media to build a fanbase from the ground up.
Social media is a powerful resource used not only by musicians and other artists but by professionals in almost every other industry.
Continue reading Facebook Best Practices for Musicians at The Official InMotion Hosting Blog.
With huge companies like Facebook and Lyft getting hacked on the daily, it’s no wonder you’re concerned about web security.
As a business owner yourself, it’s important to keep your information (and that of your customers) safe. After all, just one small incident could end up costing you plenty of valuable time – and money.
Unfortunately, there are lots of ways a virus or malware could find its way onto your site.
Continue reading How to Safeguard Your Website from Malware at The Official InMotion Hosting Blog.
“Beauty is truth; truth is beauty.” Almost two hundred years ago, romantic poet John Keats expressed this sentiment. Its meaning never changes.
It’s also true that beauty products are one of the biggest profit categories in the world. If you want to be involved in this field, then you should seriously consider launching your own beauty channel on YouTube along with an accompanying website. But setting up something like this can be a daunting task that could potentially scare people away from taking the risk.
Continue reading Beauty Basics: How to Launch Your Own YouTube Beauty Channel and Website at The Official InMotion Hosting Blog.
If you’re trying to create a website, you’ve probably debated about whether you should have someone design it for you or if you should try a do-it-yourself builder.
Well, the fact is that today’s website builders are so responsive and user-friendly that it just makes sense to take on the role yourself, even if you have no real experience with coding or website design.
With so many website builders on the market, how do you find one that meets all your needs?
Continue reading Looking for a Do-It-Yourself Website Builder at The Official InMotion Hosting Blog.
According to a survey conducted by the American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA), more than one-third of the respondents claimed that they would be more likely to follow up with treatment for their pet if they received some kind of contact from the clinic staff. The majority of those respondents also expect to receive call-backs while only 52% actually receive these.
As a veterinarian, you know that follow-ups to health checks are essential. So how do you make sure that you get these contacts?
Continue reading Email Marketing for Veterinary Clinics: Follow-Up Appointments at The Official InMotion Hosting Blog.
If you’re trying to make your own website, there are a lot of helpful tools available including builders, plugins, themes, templates and the like. Any combination of these items will help craft a professional-looking website that can be used for business or just to have your own personal space online.
Although it is now easier than ever to create your own professional-looking site, it can still be daunting when it comes to figuring out how to get started.
Continue reading Where to Start When Making Your Own Website at The Official InMotion Hosting Blog.
Does your fitness program include a running community? More often these days, gyms are offering clients the opportunity to work with a running coach, join group jogs, and even track their progress online.
Why? Running offers a slew of health benefits and people are taking notice. According to the recent National Runners’ and Walkers’ Health Study, the advantages include reductions in BMI, improved cholesterol, reduced cancer risk, and decreases in gallbladder disease, cataracts, cardiovascular disease, and respiratory disease.
Continue reading 5ks and Bringing Value to Your Fitness Program at The Official InMotion Hosting Blog.
When you started an e-commerce website, you may have expected massive results right off the bat.
Unfortunately, nothing happens overnight – especially when it comes to attracting visitors and making sales. That takes a lot of hard work.
Luckily, the right website builder and hosting company can help make the process a lot easier.
In this article, we’re going to talk about ways you can use your website builder to optimize your website and generate more sales fairly quickly.
Continue reading Increasing Sales for Your Business Using Your Website at The Official InMotion Hosting Blog.
Essential oils have been used by indigenous cultures for thousands of years. As far back as 70AD, in fact, Greek physicians were using plant oils for medicinal purposes. Today, consumers use them to help get a good night’s sleep, stimulate their immune system, or even to clean the bathroom.
It’s safe to say that the industry is booming.
But with all the companies, both online and off, vying for customers’ attention, how can you make sure your business stands out?
Continue reading How to Build a Website for Your Essential Oil Business at The Official InMotion Hosting Blog.
Are you are interested in adding outreach mechanisms after using a website creator for small business?
Outreach is all about connecting people and steering traffic to your site. Making the right connections with bloggers, website owners, and other influencers in your field ensures that your website is seen by a variety of people.
The links are in place to get visitors to your site.
If you fail to plan appropriately for this step in marketing your website, then you’re really setting your whole venture up for failure.
Continue reading What Are Outreach Mechanisms for a Website? at The Official InMotion Hosting Blog.
Are you wondering how to promote and sell your health products through social media? You‘re on the right track. A recent study by Econsultancy found that social media is one of the top five marketing channels to generate a solid ROI.
You probably already know that to make an impression on Facebook or Instagram, you need standout images and attention-grabbing descriptions. But what else do you know about selling on social media?
In this post, we’ll talk about some of the most effective methods for using social media to attract customers and drive sales, with individual strategies for both Facebook and Instagram.
Continue reading How to Sell Health Products Through Facebook and Instagram at The Official InMotion Hosting Blog.
Many people start a blog with the intention of making money – either directly, or by drawing in new customers to buy their product or service – but they often struggle with how to do so. Let’s face it: getting traffic can be difficult in the first place, so how do you gain more visitors and make money?
While each blog is completely different, there are a few universal rules that apply to all sites.
Continue reading How to Monetize Your WordPress Blog at The Official InMotion Hosting Blog.
As we’re almost heading into the third month of this year, a lot of people will head to their to gyms and fitness centers to continue their resolutions of getting healthy in 2019. But if you run a website promoting one of these healthy option businesses, then you can also make a resolution to improve your website this year and clean & jerk a new update to your site.
If you do this, then you are going to greatly improve your business opportunities for the remaining months.
Continue reading How to Clean & Jerk a New Update to Your Website at The Official InMotion Hosting Blog.
If you’re looking for a website builder, there are all kinds of extras that you need to include in your list of non-negotiables. At the top of the list should be that it includes a platform that allows you to create responsive web designs.
These days, most people are no longer using traditional computers to view Internet content. Instead, they are using mobile devices like smartphones and tablets. So, for your website to be viewable on these types of devices, they must be responsive.
Continue reading Understanding Responsive Web Design Basics at The Official InMotion Hosting Blog.
Every day, it seems that there are frightening new announcements about how easy it is to be hacked and how much of your data may already be in the hands of cyber-criminals. Malware, ransomware, data breaches, Trojan viruses — all these terms have now become part of our vernacular; indeed, these are the kinds of computer problems that make IT experts start to sweat.
But there is a tactic that has been used for years and is only growing in strength and frequency — the brute force attack.
Continue reading What is a Brute Force Attack at The Official InMotion Hosting Blog.
If you have taken the time and energy to create your own website using WordPress, then you probably have already found several cool widgets and plugins such as SEO trackers and WordPress online backups. What makes WordPress such a popular platform is the plethora of free plugins and other add-ons that can make your website look more attractive and professional.
But what about the premium plugins that you have to pay for? Let’s look at some factors as you consider investing your hard-earned money in these premium plugins:
Do you need advanced features?
Continue reading Why You Should Invest in WordPress Plugins at The Official InMotion Hosting Blog.
If you’re looking to get your business more active on social media, then it’s essential you sign up with Instagram. Instagram currently has more than 1 billion users active each month.
To put that into perspective, that’s over three times as many active users as Twitter, making Instagram one of the top social media platforms in the world today. Whereas Twitter focuses on hashtags and verbal messages, Instagram is extremely visual, so it’s a good idea to use professional photo editing and layout software to help plan your Instagram feed.
Continue reading Plan Your Instagram Feed in Photoshop at The Official InMotion Hosting Blog.
There are a lot of different factors to know after you create a website, but one of the most important, perhaps, is to understand SEO. To most people, there’s only one kind of SEO, and it’s a magical set of tricks you can use to make your website rank higher in search engine results.
In reality, SEO doesn’t involve much magic (just strategic planning) and there are several different types. Typically, they fall under four main categories:
They’re all aimed at helping you rank better in search results, but they differ in how long it takes to see results, the costs involved, and overall value.
Continue reading The Different Types of SEO at The Official InMotion Hosting Blog.
In a world full of copycats and imitators, the Website Creator can help you create a custom blog that stands out. The uniqueness of your website will set you apart from the competition and allow you to create a narrative your audience is likely to follow.
How does it work?
Website Creator is a powerful tool that allows you to build your blog in any way you can imagine.
Continue reading Tips for Customizing a Blog Page at The Official InMotion Hosting Blog.
The Industry Buzz section is divided into three major sections, which is then subdivided into smaller sections.
Corporate Blogs which include official blogs from web hosts, registrars, search engines and other related sites.
Magazines & Blogs include interesting websites related to the hosting industry, but not necessarily from official company blogs.
Industry Leaders include personal blogs from important industry leaders, such as employees from Google and WordPress. These blogs sometimes include insights on how industry leaders think, but also may contain topics not related to hosting.