Last updated on February 17th, 2018. Posted in Business Tools & Services.
If you’re a business owner, self-marketer, or creative-type who wants complete autonomy—to be able to build, maintain, and control your website yourself, then you’re in the right spot! Here’s a helpful list of resources, tools, and recommendations to help you go further with your online projects and ventures. As I discover new resources, I’ll continue to add them here, so be sure to bookmark this page, and check back often! (more…)
In my Everything You Need To Know About Domain Names And How They Work tutorial, I talked about how critically important your business’s domain name is, and how we want to always use a dedicated domain name registrar to register and manage our domain names. (more…)
If you’re wanting to register your website’s domain name, but aren’t sure about how it all works, then sight tight and check out this video—I’ll walk you step-by-step through the whole process and show you exactly how it’s done. To do this, we’ll need to use what’s called a domain name registrar. I always recommend NameCheap. I’ve been using them for years, and they make the whole process very straightforward. Ready? Then let’s get going! (more…)
If you’d like to be guided through the process of setting up reliable, low-cost web hosting for your business or online project then you’re in the right spot. In this video tutorial, I’ll walk you through, step-by-step, how to set up hosting with one of my top web hosting recommendations, Web Hosting Hub. Their hosting is a perfect fit for side projects, small business, and for those just starting out who want to keep costs low while still getting solid hosting and fantastic customer service. Ready? Then let’s go! (more…)
Learn how to get yourself set up with low cost, rock-solid web hosting with one of my top web hosting recommendations, SiteGround. Their hosting is perfect for small and medium-sized online businesses and websites—especially those who want to keep costs low, but who also expect future growth. Hosting from SiteGround will grow with you as your needs change and develop. In this video tutorial, I’ll walk you through the entire setup process. Let’s get started! (more…)
Looking for solid, reliable, managed WordPress hosting, where all the technical stuff and day-to-day management of your site is looked after for you? WP Engine is one of the biggest and best offering this sort of web hosting. That’s why they’re one of my top recommendations. And in this video tutorial, I’m going to walk you through the entire set up process, step-by-step. By the end of all this, you’ll have some world-class web hosting and a fresh installation of WordPress ready to go. So let’s roll! (more…)
Once you have a domain name registered with NameCheap, and web hosting set up with SiteGround, the third step is to connect the two together. In other words, what we need to do next is point your domain name to your hosted web space. This gets a tad technical, but it isn’t anything we can’t handle! Follow me along, and I’ll walk you through the process. Let’s get started! (more…)
If you’ve registered your domain name with NameCheap and set up your managed WordPress hosting with WP Engine, then the third and final step to setting up your website is to point your domain name to your hosting—and that’s exactly what this tutorial is all about. It might seem like an overly technical process, but it’s actually pretty simple. Let me show you how it works! (more…)
Last updated on February 17th, 2018. Posted in Web Design For Business.
Once you’ve registered your business’s domain name and signed up with a great web host, the next step is to point your domain to your hosting account. This is often called setting your domains DNS (Domain Name System), and it’s a critical step in getting your business live on the web. It might sound a bit technical, but this tutorial’s all about keeping things simple! (more…)
Now that you have your domain name registered with NameCheap and your web hosting set up with Web Hosting Hub, the next thing we need to do is connect the two—specifically, we need to point your domain name to your hosted website space. To do this, we’ll need to make some changes to your domain name settings. The steps are straightforward, so let’s get started! (more…)